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Wine Spectator Greystone Restaurant

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2555 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574 (Deer Park Road)
+1 707-967-1010
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5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Enjoy an innovative menu inspired by bounty of Napa Valley with seasonal...
Enjoy an innovative menu inspired by bounty of Napa Valley with seasonal ingredients sourced from the CIA's own farm and other local purveyors. Our California wine list, noted for its depth, enhances the dining experience, while the spectacular landscape and vineyard views set the stage for a rich and satisfying dining experience.
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Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 137
    Excellent
  • 73
    Very good
  • 49
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The Quality Never Drops

Great dinner as usual in a great setting with lots of energy but quiet enough to fully enjoy your companions. Food as always is the best without being too complex or "foody" - some chefs seem like they just want to show off with their choice of ingredients. The wait staff are very well trained... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
SanClementeMichael
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San Clemente
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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San Clemente
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Great dinner as usual in a great setting with lots of energy but quiet enough to fully enjoy your companions. Food as always is the best without being too complex or "foody" - some chefs seem like they just want to show off with their choice of ingredients. The wait staff are very well trained and can answer all your... More 

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Pleasant Lake, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

It was fun watching the culinary students prepare and serve our meals. Student waitstaff were friendly and shared their experience when asked. Food was exceptional.

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Tucson, Arizona
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We always enjoy eating at Greystone. The price is reasonable and the food ranges from good to exceptional. You can request recipes and try them yourself--warning, they will be challenging! This past fall the students took over the entire management of the restaurant. Because that reduced the staffing levels, hours have been cut. Lunch is no longer served. Dinner is... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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101 reviews 101 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The students do all the cooking and serving here. Food was pretty good, the students ranged from nervous to very fun. A good way to spend a night out different from high-end dining.

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Concord
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142 reviews 142 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

The restaurant had a 4 day "pop up" special with a chef form the Abruzzo region of Italy directing a special farm to table menu. The students working the tables were all from the Hyde Park (NY) campus of CIA. It is a MUST to engage these interesting people in conversation. It is silly to think they are just going... More 

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Puryear, Tennessee, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We arrived about 15 minutes before our 5:30 reservation which was the first seating of the night. We waited and enjoyed watching the staff preparing to open. We were the first people seated and it was almost 5:45. By 7:15 we had been served one course. The student waitstaff were trying to be helpful and do great service. Not sure... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I had been looking forward to seeing what the Culinary Institute of America student-run restaurant would offer but had been concerned about recent reviews here. I'm glad I chose to go forward with my plans. Our party of four had a fine meal, the service was flawless, and I think it was a very good value.

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Noblesville, Indiana
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70 reviews 70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I went here for dinner with a group and we had a set menu. It was supposed to be a four course dinner with wines for each course. It turned out the first course was passed appetizers. The second was a small salad. They changed the third course without telling anyone. Desert was served without wine. I would never go... More 

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Hermosa Beach, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

it was fun to see the energy of students working. food was good, reasonably priced for value, I would recommend going, though not as great as other places in the area.

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Glenville, NY
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68 reviews 68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

My wife and I, along with our good friends, dined at Greystone Restaurant after a day of wine tasting in Napa. It was difficult to choose from the variety of entrees - and we all chose something different - but the food was excellent, beautifully presented and delicious. The students did an outstanding job preparing and serving the food, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2555 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574
    (Deer Park Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 707-967-1010

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Enjoy an innovative menu inspired by bounty of Napa Valley with seasonal ingredients sourced from the CIA's own farm and other local purveyors. Our California wine list, noted for its depth, enhances the dining experience, while the spectacular landscape and vineyard views set the stage for a rich and satisfying dining experience.
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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