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“Napa Wine Train” 5 of 5 stars
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Napa Valley Wine Train
1275 McKinstry Street, Napa, CA 94559
+1 800-427-4124
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Ranked #13 of 163 Food & Drink in Napa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Dining, Wine tasting, Group tours/train
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Owner description: The Napa Valley Wine Train provides a relaxing three-hour, thirty-six mile round-trip journey from the historic town of Napa, through one of the world's most well known wine valleys to the quaint village of St. Helena, and back.Guests aboard the Wine Train enjoy a freshly prepared lunch or dinner inside a fully restored 1917 Pullman Dining Car or 1952 Vista Dome car as they pass the vineyards and wineries of Napa Valley. They also have the option of pre-purchasing a winery tour.
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“Napa Wine Train”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

We did the afternoon trek after some reviewers thought that the views would be better during the day. Let me suggest that this should be on everyones' "to do" list when in Napa. Its a relaxing way to spend a few hours, the train moves at a leisurely 15 mph. While enjoying the wonderful scenery from the viewing car,you are first treated to a delicious appetizer. Wine and cocktails are available for purchase. A short while later we were requested to move into the dining car where we were treated to a three course dinner under the direction of Executive Chef Kely MacDonald. This meal was the highlight of our dining experience in Napa his Ahi Tuna special was incredible!
The Wine train staff were all friendly, helpful, efficiect what more can I say ? Great Day indeed!

serves a three course meal worthy of any five star restaurant.

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“What a wonderful way to spend the afternoon!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Great atmopshere in the very nicely restored old rail car, great food, great service, thoroughly enjoyable scenic trip up and down the Napa Valley, and quite reasonably priced when considering all one gets for the price of the ticket!

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“The way to go.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Gourmet all the way.A very relaxing train ride through the Napa Valley,desert served in a observation car in lounge chairs looking out.

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“Had a memorable lunch!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

I've been wanting to do the Wine Train for so long and finally made the time to do it last month! After much researching, decided to do the Grgich Hills Winery Tour with lunch. Everything from start to finish was great. My husband and I shared a table with a younger couple from the Bay area for lunch and sat side by side with them on the return trip for dessert. It was amazing to see how everyone who were seated with people that they met for the first time had so much conversation going on. We were celebrating my husband's upcoming birthday in which the staff acknowledged upon boarding the train. I knew that they would be presenting him with a surprise birthday treat after dessert. But, after finding out that our newly made friend Jeff was celebrating his birthday that day, my husband presented that treat to him instead. I don't know if we would return to Napa again, but I'm glad that I finally did the Napa Valley Wine Train!

Visited October 2012
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Napa, California
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“Touristy but a leisurely way to spend a Saturday”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

We live in the area and are accustomed to driving the same route that the train follows. The train itself was fun. The food was good. The combination of both for the price is a bit steep! Otherwise, it was an enjoyable afternoon.

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