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1414 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA 94515-1418
707-942-9300
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We eat here every time we are in Calistoga. The food is delicious and they have really good bread. Their butternut squash ravioli is an excellent choice but every thing is good.

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Thank Roy G
Silverdale, Washington
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67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

5 of us went to this restaurant. It was kind of busy, so we had to wait a few minutes for a table. It wasn't that long though 'til we sat down and ordered a variety of dishes. We also ordered the roasted artichokes appetizer. Every single thing we ordered was delicious and very much enjoyed. The atmosphere was pleasant,... More 

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Thank Missionminded
new york
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

So disappointed this time. Was looking forward to the Carbonara dish....gluey...too much greasy bacon(!) flavor. Uncle Sully was rolling in his grave!

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Thank nancylynn333
Yucaipa, CA
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138 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

The server was professional and efficient, but the guy who kept the bread basket and water glasses filled, the dishes cleared, and provided the take out box was totally amazing. He had this stuff mastered and made the meal delightful. And he did this for several lunch parties at once! The food was tasty and the portions were perfect. This... More 

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Thank Dan_Yucaipa_CA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Great place for lunch! Ordered the Napa and my boyfriend ordered the Thai salad. Both were yummy and we enjoyed the table in front of the restaurant viewing Calistoga's Main Street.

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Thank DulciVida
Ohio
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

I have enjoyed meals at Checker's on several trips to Calistoga. There is a nice selection of pasta dishes, and those I tried were very good. My servers have been wonderfully attentive as well.

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Thank srt60
Avalon, California
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Went here twice on our stay in Calistoga. Food was great with good portion sizes and fresh taste. Service was good too. Would definitely visit on our next stop and highly recommend for their pastas.

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Thank Christylea
Vallejo, California
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

We landed here for lunch, with no prior info or recommendation, so it was a total blind entry. Plus, it was a weekday so the place was almost empty (danger! danger! right?) we ate pizzas, salads and sandwiches...every one of them fantastic...and took home some pizza that was great the next day. Server was excellent.

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Thank Phil L
Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

We stopped for a quick lunch before heading for our massage appointment. I had a wonderful salad with the house dressing and a great glass of wine. My friend had the cheese board, which came with 4 cheeses, crostini, dried cranberries and candied walnuts. It was a gorgeous spread that is more than 1 person can eat. The restaurant was... More 

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Thank Nancy B
Sacramento, California
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I have eaten here many time, each visit the service and food is delicious! So once again the food was great! When it was time to pay the bill, I paid with $100.00 bill, good thing I counted my change, I had the gal come over and had her count the change at she short changed me $10.00 , reason... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1414 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA 94515-1418
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Calistoga
  • Phone Number: 707-942-9300

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?