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1357 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904
707-963-8192
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6:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 83
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 19
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  • 2
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent coffee and pastries.

We stopped in for an afternoon coffee and snack while strolling around St. Helena. The iced coffee was excellent. They also had a large selection of pastries, cookies, breads, and other snacks. We shared a cookie and a pastry, and both were delicious.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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228 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We stopped in for an afternoon coffee and snack while strolling around St. Helena. The iced coffee was excellent. They also had a large selection of pastries, cookies, breads, and other snacks. We shared a cookie and a pastry, and both were delicious.

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Sonoma, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is just one of the gems of the Wine Country. THere is not one item in this bakery that is not delcious. The coffee is great. I adore the egg sandwiches, the muffins, scones & cinnamon rolls - yum, yum, yum! Definitely make time for in on your wine country visit!

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Napa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

this is a local favorite for fresh on site made baked breads (the asiago sourdough is our favorite) and pastries. They serve small breakfasts and lunch salads and very good coffee and espresso drinks. The seating is limited and people tend to meet to catch up and stay a while. Still the line is out the door with dogs on... More 

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St. Helena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A St. Helena gem - one of our popular coffee shops. Offers great sandwiches, pizzas, salads and of course breads. Check them out for special occasion cakes as well.

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Melbourne, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

You will have difficult time making up your mind in this place. Great selection of breads, pastries, croissants, cookies, and some lunch items (salads, sandwiches etc.) and good coffee. European style. Simply delicious. It would be great to have more vegan and gluten-free options.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Ever since Michael Chiarello mentioned the English Muffins at model bakery, we have been back over and over again to buy the max of 6 per person! These are not like your typical English Muffins, they are large and fluffy and just plain delicious. The other offerings are good too but these are definitely the reasons why we keep returning!

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Sacramento, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My favorite bakery in Napa! They make their own English muffins and we always buy some to take home. Not a ton of seating but just really great eats!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Stopped at this bakery on our way out of Napa and had the best English muffin of my life.I kid you not the next time I go there I'm going to buy six dozen of and freeze them . We also bought an egg sandwich and it was probably the best egg sandwich I've ever had!!coffee was great too I... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The perfect early morning stop for an espresso and fresh from the oven pain au chocolate. Be prepared for a bit of a wait at breakfast this is an extremely popular place (for good reason)

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Richland, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This bakery had some interesting pastries in the case. We only bought espresso drinks and cookies but were tempted by other things. We enjoyed the break and it was fun to do some people watching. The staff was very friendly and helpful!

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Additional Information about The Model Bakery

Address: 1357 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904
Phone Number: 707-963-8192
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1357 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena
  • Phone Number: 707-963-8192

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?