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The Model Bakery

1357 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904
707-963-8192
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Ranked #9 of 42 restaurants in St. Helena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Bakery
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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  • English first
  • Spanish 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

I love this place. I love the english muffins. Especailly when you get one with an egg for a breakfast sandwich. YUM. The coffee is killer too. THey have a couple tables outside now, but watch out, you could end up sitting out there all day and people watching. the town is so charming. I love it. THe cookies are... More

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Napa, California, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Perfect for a quick breakfast with a large assortment of pastries and even some cooked to order hot items too. Espresso, tea and cakes oh my! Also a nice place to grab lunch.

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Palo Alto, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Good bread, delicious cookies, and warm staff. Skip bouchon and head to either of the great model bakery locations.

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Oregon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Wonderful bakery full of homemade pastries and breads - A great spot to start your St Helena visit - and right on Main Street.

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Oregon Coast, Oregon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

pastry is beautiful and well priced. Bread is amazing. I bought a sandwich and huge slice of pizza. Good food and friendly staff

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Kansas City, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I had heard about their English muffins before our trip, and boy were they worth the drive! So perfect and decadent! Of course, we sampled their other baked goods as well...

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Just go...you will be happy. The food is out of this world good and they serve Blue Bottle coffee...enough said.

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Miami, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We had breakfast here almost everyday during our stay. The food was very yummy. Be prepared if you go during the weekend it gets very busy and will have to wait in line.

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San Bruno, CA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It has wonderful breads, sandwiches, and salads. Always busy. I was just there with friends and we had breakfast and lunch.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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153 reviews 153 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This is a St Helena standby. Love the bread. The English Muffins are simply amazing. The sandwiches are great. Here is the downside - avoid the tourist rush after 10am on weekends and get there when the locals do. The weird order system for the coffee drinks overloads with the tourists, so avoid it. The bread is great and lots... More

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