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Norman Rose Tavern

#24 of 211 Restaurants in Napa
Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Pub
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1401 1st St, Napa, CA 94559-2815
+1 707-258-1516
11:30 am - 9:30 am
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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164 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had a long day of wine tasting, and just wanted a quick bite. Was staying at the Andaz and saw this tavern across the street and decided to give it a try without reading any reviews. Figured it would just be average tavern food. Had the sliders and the truffle & parmesan fries. The foods was a lot better... More 

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Southington, Connecticut
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Totally enjoyed our meal at the Norman Rose Tavern, the food, service and drinks were all 1st class. Convenient location in downtown Napa, especially for us since we stayed right across the street in the Andaz Napa. Highly recommend

Thank william e
Stilwell, Kansas
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate here the night we got in to Napa. We were staying at the Andaz across the street. Excellent service. Can be loud. One of the best burgers I've ever had. This is the most normal food we found in downtown Napa.

Thank Pam R
Jacksonville, Florida
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122 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the wineries recommended this place to us so we went for lunch. The smoked salmon toast was awesome. We were pleasantly surprised at how good this place was. If you order water be prepared to given a small glass. Thought it was funny how small the glass was.

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Morrison, Colorado
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a good place to stop after wine touring. The food was decent and staff polite, but not overly friendly. They did not act like they enjoyed their job or wanted to engage with customers. I had the pork belly meatloaf and it was pretty good. The rest of my group had some of their salads, chili and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch here with our friends and it was great. The service was top notch and fast. The meal was excellent, we all had different sandwiches and they were excellent. The fries and salads also wonderful.

Thank Larry R
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our weekend in Napa and ordered the steak and a burger. We requested both medium, but both came well done and extremely dry/tough. We told the waitress, her response was "we can give you 20% off" we just want a normal meal, not trying to scam for discounts. Would never go again, downtown joes had a... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The husband had the mussels and frites and I had the heirloom tomato salad and the mac and cheese. Both were delicious. Very busy place with good vibe. Prices reasonable for Napa. Would return if in the area. Cheers and happy eats.

Thank Vivafood
Dayton, OH
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Norman Rose is located on 1st street. it has a nice menu and good food at reasonable prices. I had a bacon Cheeseburger that was one of the best I have ever tasted Highly recommend.

Thank Stephen G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great place to grab a bite but not overpriced. I had their Fish and Chips, and my wife had 2 appetizers (side salad and potato cheddar soup). All was very, very good. My wife would have given the salad 5 stars instead of 4 1/2 stars had the salad had walnuts (it had cranberries and bleu cheese... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 am
11:30 am - 9:30 am
11:30 am - 9:30 am
11:30 am - 9:30 am
11:30 am - 9:30 am
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 1st St, Napa, CA 94559-2815
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-258-1516
Located in the heart of downtown Napa's West End District, the Norman Rose Tavern is that comfortable spot where you can meet family and friends for a nice cocktail, pint or glass of wine paired with a great burger and fries or other classic, American comfort food. The menu takes a local, sustainable approach to time-honored dishes like fish & chips, fried chicken, chop salad, mac and cheese, and much more, all prepared utilizing the fresh, seasonal and quality ingredients found in the North Bay. The design offers a rustic pub feel with modern touches created by Kimberly Nunn and Dan Worden of Shopworks in Napa. The thoughtful beverage list sports a collection of cocktails, wines and beers that soar two or three levels above most, with many outstanding and well priced Napa Valley wines. The by-the-glass list is impressive as well with over twenty wines by the glass. An extensive spirits list featuring classic cocktails round out the offerings.

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