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1310 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1905
(707) 963-7088
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Ranked #10 of 42 restaurants in St. Helena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $25
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We love this place. Great food and the staff make you feel like family. The vibe in that restaurant is just really cool. Everyone is always smiling and loving life. I love the entire menu, especially the brussel sprouts and trout. make sure you ask for some fresh bread too! it is really good.

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Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We went for dinner after wine-tasting in Napa area. Been here before over several years and have never been disappointed. The risotto with salmon was creamy, full of little munches of fresh veggies and herbs, delightful. Mr. had trout, crispy skin, on a bed of fresh veggies. Great tastes and textures for all. Only complaint... the panna cotta was only... More

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Covington, Louisiana
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here for a late lunch after wine tasting and touring. The food was excellent, especially my risotto with scallops. Others in my party really enjoyed their pasta dishes. We even loved the iced tea.

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Seattle, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This is a small restaurant that attracts many locals, and for good reason. The quality of the food is outstanding and the service is excellent. The house made pasta is not to be missed. We started with delicious salads and both had pasta dishes. I ate every bite which I don't usually do but it was too good to leave... More

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Mammoth Lakes, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

It was a present surprise to find such a excellent restaurant open at 10:00pm in St Helena after the Big game. Cooks had excellent service and food....

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We were recommended by a local from another restaurant and he was right. Fast service, excellent produce perfectly cooked and very reasonably priced. Not in the mould of all the touristy restaurants nearby but much much better than "a good meal". We would have missed out on a great evening if we had not dined here. I wish I had... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Great food. Diverse menu and wine selection at a very appropriate price point. Small space that will get loud. A good loud though.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Excellent menu, presentation and service. Called in for lunch and was presently surprised. Accompanied a glass of wine and followed with dessert, choc cake with vanilla gelato. Another recommended restaurant in St Helena

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Hong Kong, China
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The food and service were great. The friendly staff explained the specials, each sounding better than the last, and helped us order a fantastic variety of dishes. The corkage-friendly policy was much appreciated, as we shared a couple of fantastic bottles purchased at Acme. While completely full, the service was attentive, and we were never rushed. A great find for... More

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Wisconsin
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

A charming little place on St. Helena's main drag. We found the portions tasty but very small considering the prices. Our server could have been better trained and more attentive. Had more fun watching the eclectic group of customers.

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