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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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7:00 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/Brunch, Lunch
Good for:
Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 73
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great Custom Cake

Had them design a guest for a family member, this cake came out wonderful. They are great! The chocolate chip cookies are very yummy, about everything this place does is great! Love going here for a snack

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Matthew H
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hidden valley lake
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  • Families with children
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hidden valley lake
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Had them design a guest for a family member, this cake came out wonderful. They are great! The chocolate chip cookies are very yummy, about everything this place does is great! Love going here for a snack

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Los Angeles
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I bought english muffins, bread pudding, french baguette, fruits tarts, ginger and walnut chocolate cookies. All yummy!!! Worth a visit.

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Kathleen, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

If I had to impart one bit of advice to some one visiting St Helena it would be to make sure you stop at Model Bakery......of course it helps if you are a "Bakery" kind of person like me. I love all things "Bakery". I promise the English muffins will not disappoint you! This is a small shop with big... More 

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Walnut Creek
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

we go there every time we are in town. awesome breakfast sandwich. and great pastries too. the lattes are average, but they make up for it with the bread

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Sacramento, California
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69 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

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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65 reviews 65 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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13 helpful votes 13 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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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
32 helpful votes 32 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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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
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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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?