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The Model Bakery

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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CUISINES
American, Cafe
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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PASTRIES​
Whether you 've got three minutes before hitting the road for work, or time for a leisurely morning sipping our fresh-brewed Peet's coffee drinks, model bakery's pastries simply hit the spot! We feature a virtual kaleidoscope of daily baked pastries for you 're on-the- go lifestyle or for savoring in our bakery shops.
2.75
Chocolate Rads -Double Chocolate Chip
1.75
Chocolate Chip w/ Walnuts
1.25
Chocolate Chip No Nuts
Smaller
1.75
Oatmeal Raisin
1.75
Peanut Butter
2.00
Peanut Butter Chocolate-Chip
2.00
White Chocolate Hazelnut
1.75
Molasses Ginger Cookie
2.00
Almond Macaroons
BREADS​
Bread the staff of life, & really, the stuff that any quality bakery is judged! We are proud of our organic, artisan breads that are unmatched in the Napa valley & North Bay. If you have eaten at any of the fine Napa valley restaurants from the carneros to Calistoga, there is a good chance you have enjoyed our bread.
2.75
Chocolate Rads -Double Chocolate Chip
1.75
Chocolate Chip w/ Walnuts
1.25
Chocolate Chip No Nuts
Smaller
1.75
Oatmeal Raisin
1.75
Peanut Butter
2.00
Peanut Butter Chocolate-Chip
2.00
White Chocolate Hazelnut
1.75
Molasses Ginger Cookie
2.00
Almond Macaroons
CAKES AND PIES​
Birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, holidays, or just because cakes make every day a celebration! As w/ everything we make at model bakery, only the best quality ingredients go into every cake we bake & decorate!
Coconut Passionfruit Mousse
Coconut cake layered w/ passion fruit mousse & coconut whipped cream, frosted w/ white chocolate buttercream. Decorated w/ fresh fruit.
Chocolate Mousse
Rich & moist chocolate cake layered w/ a light, airy chocolate mousse & frosted w/ chocolate buttercream. Lightly dusted w/ cocoa powder.
Carrot
Moist & nutty carrot cake layered w/ billowy cream cheese frosting, frosted w/ cream cheese frosting. Decorated w/ carrots & chopped walnuts.
Sunny Lemon
White buttermilk cake brushed w/ lemon syrup, layered w/ a thin layer of lemon curd & lemon whipped cream, frosted w/ lemon buttercream.
Red Velvet
Buttermilk​ cake colored w/ cocoa powder & red food coloring, layered & frosted w/ cream cheese frosting. Decorated w/ red cake crumbs.
Berries & Cream - Seasonal
White buttermilk cake layered w/ fresh strawberries & whipped cream, frosted w/ vanilla buttercream. Decorated w/ fresh berries.
Chocolate Raspberry - Seasonal
Chocolate Devil’s Food cake layered w/ fresh raspberries & rich chocolate ganache, frosted w/ chocolate ganache. Decorated w/ chocolate flakes.
Princess
Vanilla​ sponge cake layered w/ raspberry jam, whipped cream & pastry cream, frosted w/ buttercream & draped in fondant. Decorated w/ colored fondant.
Notes:
COOKIES​
Beware our cookies are addictive baked fresh every morning in our historic brick ovens, our cookies have been a Napa Valley favorite for decades. From our insanely decadent ''chocolate rads'' to almond macaroon & molasses ginger, our cookies can be found at school picnics, winery events, office parties, & home kitchens throughout the valley.
2.75
Chocolate Rads -Double Chocolate Chip
1.75
Chocolate Chip w/ Walnuts
1.25
Chocolate Chip No Nuts
Smaller
1.75
Oatmeal Raisin
1.75
Peanut Butter
2.00
Peanut Butter Chocolate-Chip
2.00
White Chocolate Hazelnut
1.75
Molasses Ginger Cookie
2.00
Almond Macaroons
BREAKFAST/LUNCH​
Bakeries in towns & villages throughout the world always seem to be community gathering places, & the model bakery is no exception. Whether at our original bakery in the charming town of St. Helena, or at our new bakery & shop at the bustling Oxbow public market in the city of Napa.
2.75
Chocolate Rads -Double Chocolate Chip
1.75
Chocolate Chip w/ Walnuts
1.25
Chocolate Chip No Nuts
Smaller
1.75
Oatmeal Raisin
1.75
Peanut Butter
2.00
Peanut Butter Chocolate-Chip
2.00
White Chocolate Hazelnut
1.75
Molasses Ginger Cookie
2.00
Almond Macaroons
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great bread amazing English muffins. Coffee is best gotten at ritual inside. Order for Christmas EARLY! Counter service is usually pleasant conducted by attractive young folk. They close earlier than they say they do.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank NapaCasual
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last year we visited and picked up pasties for breakfast before our drive home. We bought 1 English muffin which we toasted when we got home. We were so disappointed that we only got one! They were crispy, light and buttery! We should have known...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Stsuka
Reviewed March 5, 2019

I love this place! The English muffins really are amazing. I will call ahead to reserve two dozen to bring home, since they will sometimes run out by early afternoon. Things my family loves from here: the morning bun, breakfast sandwiches (on English muffins), English...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank drmomof2boys
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

I was in Napa for a girl trip. We needed a quick brunch option prior to a wine tasting. I had the most delicious egg, Gouda, and bacon croissant I have ever had. Service was kind and quick. Coffee was delicious as well. It was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MaxcieS
Reviewed February 28, 2019

We stopped in for a bagel and a gluten-free muffin (which was delicious, BTW) and left with a whole carrot cake for my birthday. I usually bake my own cake but this was a excellent surrogate -- it was just $35 and tasted like homemade....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LizzyInSF
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

We try to come here when we are in Napa. Their English muffins are famous. Definitely try them! However, their breads and pastries are fantastic as well.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank yannis63
Reviewed February 5, 2019

Don't be too discouraged if you see a large crowd out front. First of all, sometimes it's the hot air balloon people using it as a starting off point. Next if it is customers it rolls quickly, especially if you're just picking up treats. Breakfasts...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LagunaGypsy
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

The Model Bakery provided convenient breakfast for people on the go. By 7:00 a.m., the regular customers will wait outside the place waiting for it to open. We happened to pass by on our morning walk and decided to pickup their classic breakfast sandwiches on...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CharnP_13
Reviewed January 17, 2019

My Model Bakery brunches are always fresh. My family friends and coworkers like it when I bring breakfast from Model Bakery.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Gary Y
Reviewed January 7, 2019

I couldn't resist stopping here after reading the many reviews praising their English muffins. I dropped in to order a spelt English muffin, toasted with butter and jam. The muffin arrived piping hot. I took it to the outside tables to consume. I spread the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Holly D
December 5, 2018|
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Response from SFBayarean | Reviewed this property |
I've never noticed. I'm not vegan and just love their pastries. It's probably best to call and ask. They may be able to suggest best sources of vegan goods there in the Oxbow Market complex.
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sugarwisdom
February 28, 2017|
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Response from EFF7399 | Reviewed this property |
the earlier the better. sometimes their famous english muffins get sold out !
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February 28, 2017|
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Response from Charles L | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast sandwich is a breakfast thing... may be available until noon but I would not count on it...Bakery opens at 6:30 during the week and 7 on the weekends... Peak morning hours are around 8 to 10.. earlier or later... More
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