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The Model Bakery

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1357 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904
707-963-8192
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Today
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Good for:
Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 70
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best chocolate eclair ever!

It was worth the price (can't exactly recall the sum) because this petite eclair with custard filling was from heaven. Believe me, I have had my share of eclairs over the years, and this one was THE best!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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Sacramento, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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137 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Sacramento, California
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133 reviews 133 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

It was worth the price (can't exactly recall the sum) because this petite eclair with custard filling was from heaven. Believe me, I have had my share of eclairs over the years, and this one was THE best!

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Seattle
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61 reviews 61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Tremendous bakery with all kinds of fresh made goodies. Good coffee and nice environment. Well worth a trip!

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Jackson, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The food we had for lunch was delicious. However, as we looked around the small, crowded seating area, the floors, tables and window displays looked like they had not been cleaned in a while. Will not be going back.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This was my first visit to Model Bakery and I know it won't be my last . Friends had been raving about the place: must try the English Muffins, Danish Braid, the egg sandwich. Ok let's go. What excitement to step into a quality bakery and see all the selection they offered. I went with the skinny egg sandwich and... More 

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31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Anytime I'm in Napa I make a beeline for The Model Bakery and their almond macaroons. They are the bomb! Besides cookies they have interesting sandwiches like fresh mozzarella and hummus on focaccia bread. While I have not moved beyond the macaroons, all of the other baked goods look extraordinary, particularly their signature English muffins. They also have a basket... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

delightful bakery, baking on the premisses, very pleasant service. Yes I would like to come here for tea and cake or the delicious looking pastries...i only had a Moroccan mint tea but service behind the counter was efficient and smily! A lovey experience 😄

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San Francisco, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Everything I've had here is good. Be aware if you stop for coffee and a snack that there is no restroom.

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Scottsale, AZ
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Was invited to a friend's home for dinner and stopped by to pick-up a pie. A bit pricey, but it was fantastic!

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Fullerton, California
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236 restaurant reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

So came her to get the English Muffins to take home to SoCal and also got a Cinnamon Roll. The cinnamon roll was good, but too many nuts for my liking. The English muffins were interesting...the smelled like a doughnut and were a bit greasy too...like a doughnut. Not your average English muffin and reminded me more of a doughnut... More 

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san francisco
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Very famous in the area, but the coffee is just ok, rolls average and service is not so great. We went in the afternoon so it was not crowded , otherwise there is only a couple tables tables to seet

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakery

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?