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The Model Bakery

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644 1st St, Napa, CA 94559-2611
(707) 259-1128
7:00 am - 7:00 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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Napa, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

but the one and only place for a fresh baked English muffin! A great selection of freshly prepped foods, baked goods, and espresso drinks.

Thank RemiHabibi
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Model Bakery continues to produce the best quality bread, pastries and cakes. They are among the best bakeries in the Bay Area. The Red Velvet cake is outstanding.

Thank Eric S
Saint Helena, California, United States
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The way you know a place is special is by how the locals respond to it, and St. Helena locals love Model Bakery in downtown St. Helena. We crowd the limited tables pretty much all day long for breakfast and lunch. You'll also find locals standing in line around 4PM buying the last batard or baguette for the night's dinner.... More 

Thank Katie S
Mansfield, Texas, United States
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a cute, quaint bakery with wonderful coffee, baked goods, and healthy breakfast choices. Bring a jacket to sit outside with the birds and try the english muffins.

Thank Denise S
Napa, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Model Bakery has two locations, one in Napa (my favorite) and one in St. Helena (the original)--but trust me I'm happy going to both. They are famous for their English muffins, which Chef Michael Chiarillo made even more famous by espousing them in a video on The Food Network. These muffins hot and toasted or as a breakfast sandwich, with... More 

Thank fullmoon1953
Napa, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever we have oveenight guests I go buy some of their English muffins as a treat. They are so good like little pillows. Then I get some of their bread for dinner, yum. During busy times you can only buy one dozen muffins so take a friend and get two dozen.

Thank ayoungson
San Diego, California
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate breakfast here twice in 4 days. Quick, convenient and delicious. We even purchased more to bring home! There was a delicious gluten-free apricot muffin.

Thank ClarkUNLVMurrieta
Napa Valley, California
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68 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

what a treat to now have a model bakery in napa. if your a local you only had the pleasure of enjoying model bakery in st Helena, now we have our very own. the pastries here are Top Notch.

Thank CasperGraceGGH24
San Francisco
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a friend who suggested we try these. We were staying in a local hotel with a kitchen, so picked up English muffins to have on hand for breakfast in the morning. Absolutely incredible!!

Thank crzy4travel
Calistoga, California, United States
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast in the Napa Valley starts at the Model Bakery! The breakfast sandwiches (made on homemade English muffins) are so incredibly scrumptious - you'll be addicted after your first bite! Their cookies, muffins, salads and sandwiches are absolutely delicious. Best of all is the fabulous coffees made so lovingly and creatively by some of the best baristas around.

Thank Christy F

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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 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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?