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The Model Bakery

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644 1st St, Napa, CA 94559-2611
(707) 259-1128
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Mon - Thu 6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Fri 6:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

All great, but go before 8 as the line for coffe get's frustrating. Their breakfast fare is really, really good!

Thank ian B
oakland, CA USA
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82 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered 2 items. The pan au chocolat was probably the poorest one I have ever eaten. A lot of bland dough and a miniscule amount of very hard dull chocolate inside. I would rate that a Zero. The cranberry walnut bread was decent, not extraordinary. Score it a 3. Overall I would say it is below average, especially for... More 

Thank cvalentino
Mount Dora, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, i had seen this place on the food network and thought I would try it on my next trip to Napa, so glad I did, went twice for an english muffin both times! They were fabulous, flaky, crunchy, soft and delicious! Now ordering some for Christmas gifts!

Thank pjt8413
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome place to grab a coffee, a sandwich or a baked good before wandering around the Oxbow Market!

Thank Julie L
Akron, Ohio
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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a walk our first morning in Napa, and stopped here. This is the real deal - a unique english muffin, which is part of an amazing breakfast sandwich; outstanding pastries, and fantastic sourdough bread. We ended up eating breakfast here every day of our trip. Walk up counter with tables outside.

Thank smudpu
Westport, Connecticut
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome English muffins! What a great way to start the day. Nice area outside with tables and benches to enjoy a coffee and English muffin. A must have if you're in the area.

Thank AJMcma
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134 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told about The Model Bakery and their awesome english muffins. Well they did not disappoint! The breakfast sandwich on their english muffins was delicious. A small place with seating outside. Another place in Napa to get to early or you will have a long line to wait in. Worth the wait though.

Thank Linda P
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got here about 6:40am and ordered a breakfast sandwich and veggie wrap plus 2 coffees. All were delicious. However, it took 22 minutes to get our order and as we stood there waiting not one person said anything to us about the delay despite making eye contact numerous times. Finally, when I asked them about it we got our stuff... More 

Thank Daniel D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the Westin up the street from Model Bakery so we decided to walk down one morning for breakfast. We had the breakfast sandwich, croissant sandwich and the cinnamon roll. Beautiful place to sit outside in a brisk morning looking at the hot air balloons, drinking coffee and having delicious food. For sure get the cinnamon roll!... More 

Thank Sheri R
Calgary, Canada
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261 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a morning coffee and a breakfast snack. The place is busy and apparently an institution in Napa. I had the breakfast sandwich which was served on a homemade English muffin. It was honestly the best breakfast sandwich I have ever eaten. The muffin was delicious. My husband had a breakfast bun and he said it was... More 

Thank JLandMike

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 644 1st St, Napa, CA 94559-2611
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
  • Phone Number: (707) 259-1128

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?