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GOOSE & GANDER FARMS‎‏
Master Gardener Shelley Kusch and Executive Chef Nic Jones are proud to harvest a variety of fresh fruit, vegetables, and herbs from our garden and orchards that are used daily in our culinary and bar programs.
FEATURED COCKTAILS‎
Garden Junkie
Rose-Infused Vodka, Shelley's Garden Oleo, St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram, Lemon
$15
Rosemary ~ Pear Shrub
Distillery No. 209 Gin, Rosemary Pear Shrub Syrup, Lemon, Ginger, Seltzer
$15
Walter's Manhattan
Templeton Rye, Evan Williams Single Barrel Bourbon, Carpano Antica, Bitters
$15
Bali Spice Old Fashioned
Old Forester Bourbon, Clove, Cinnamon, Star Anise, Orange, Bitters
$15
Portuganso
"Saviero" Madiera, Mission Figs, Carpano Antica, Balsamic Caviar
$15
Cucumber Collins
Square‎ One Cucumber Vodka, Yuzu, Lemon, Fresh and Pickled Cucumber, Huckleberries, Seltzer
$15
This is a seasonal sampling of our cocktail menu. Our full menu features approx 35 specialty cocktails from our award winning bar program.
DINNER‎‏
Wood Roasted Cauliflower
Cilantro, Spiced Yogurt, Chili, Almonds
$13
Pimento Cheese Toast
Beehive Cheddar, G&G Barrel Aged Hot Sauce, Pickled Green Tomato Chow Chow
$16
Blistered Brussels Sprouts
XO Charcuterie Sauce, Bonito Flake, Grilled Lemon, Kewpie Mayo
$16
Grilled Spanish Octopus
Smoked Marble‏ Potatoes, Tapenade, Pimenton, Frisee, Black Garlic Aioli
$18
Martini House Mushroom Soup
Wild and Tame Mushrooms, Chive
$13
Baby Spring Lettuces
Kumquat, Avocado, Sesame Seeds, Radish, Nori Powder, White Balsamic
$14
Shaved Brussels Sprouts & Fried Duck Egg
Maple & Lemon Dressing, Calabrian Chili, Pancetta
$17
Fava Green Risotto & Burnt Burrata
Black Trumpet Mushroom, Radish, Mint Salsa Verde
$28
Squid Ink Linguine Carbonara
Pancetta, Parmigiano-Reggiano, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Cracked Black Pepper
$31
Italian Sausage Cavatelli
Shiitake Mushroom, Fresh Mozzarella, Demi~Glace, Tomato Preserves
$31
BAR BITES‎
Vietnamese Sticky Pig Ears
$9
Beef “Chicharrone”
$9
Crispy Olives w/Roasted Pistachios
$8
Corn Croquettes
$9
Roasted Bone Marrow
$8
Chicken Wings ~ Wet or Dry
$12
Duck Fat Fries
$8
House Cured Olives
$6
VALLEY FORD CREAMERY FEATURED CHEESE MAKER‎‏
Made with Jersey Cow's Milk
Farmer's Cheese
Fresh Milk
$7
Highway 1
Fontina Style, Raw Milk
$7
Estero Gold
Montasio‎ Style, 6 Month Aged, Raw Milk
$7
Estero Gold - Reserve
Montasio Style, 18 Month Aged, Raw Milk
$7
Grazin' Girl
Gorgonzola Style, Raw Milk
$7
CHARCUTERIE BOARD 24‎
Pickles, Brandied Prunes, Mostarda
Pork Rillettes
Finocchiona
Hot Coppa
Akaushi Bresaola
Prosciutto di Saint Helena
$+16
About
Goose & Gander is a charming restaurant in St. Helena, located in Walter Martini's historic 1920 bungalow. Lunch & Dinner is served daily in the basement bar, the dining room, & in the garden. Goose & Gander is a wine country public house and a local favorite, as well as the perfect spot to host events up to 100 people.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed March 13, 2020

This is a wonderful wine country restaurant with an a-l-a carte menu rather than prix fixe small bites. It is located in a large old house with a very pleasant outside dining area in a covered patio next to a lovely garden. The indoor dining...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 2, 2020 via mobile

We had a delicious dinner at Goose and Gander last night- thoroughly enjoyed the comfortable space, great service and well prepared meal. We recommend the roasted cauliflower appetizer, swordfish puttanesca, duck and burgers. The desserts were pretty good too.

Date of visit: March 2020
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andrewf405, Owner at Goose & Gander, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2020

Thank you so much for coming to Goose & Gander, and then telling the world about your experience. Much appreciated. Andy

Reviewed February 27, 2020

My timing (between lunch and dinner?) may have been off to really enjoy G&G but I left disappointed. Offered a seat at the bar vs outside or inside (where I thought the "bar" was located), I really did enjoy the downstairs "grotto" but was hoping...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 25, 2020 via mobile

We decided to go to Goose & Gander for dinner after spending the afternoon visiting wineries in the area. Though we made our reservations at the last minute, the restaurant was able to accommodate our party after a reasonable wait — and the food was...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 20, 2020

Great lunch stop in between winery visits in the heart of Napa Valley. Wood paneled walls, fireplace; I half expected to see Edgar Allen Poe walk in. Food was great! My wife had the octopus, tender and grilled to perfection. My fish and chips were...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 19, 2020

Very comfortable dining in an old house. Very interesting menu. The squid ink pasta carbonara was amazing and the scallops on a corn and huitlacoche relish was terrific as well. Go early to try their speakeasy-esc bar downstairs. Bet meal we had in St. Helena.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 5, 2020

We stopped by on our way to a Wine Tasting. The restaurant was recommended to us by a good friend. Fish &Chips are very good. Hamburger was really good as well. Friendly staff.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 21, 2020

We ate here recently with friends between visiting vineyards. I had a grass fed burger that was delicious. My health conscious friends ordered salads. I won. My burger was perfect with a nice Cabernet. We sat outside in the covered area by the coy-filled pond....More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 20, 2020 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed dinner here last night. It’s a beautiful restaurant in a renovated house. My old -fashioned was good but watered down after making the trip up from the downstairs bar. The sticky pig ears were spot on - crunchy, fatty, sweet...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 8, 2020

We had lunch here before hitting a few wineries. We later learned that the bar serves terrific drinks after hours. So, naturally, we visited after dinner and we were not disappointed! The service was terrific and the drinks were awesome.

Date of visit: November 2019
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DublinKH
October 8, 2017|
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Response from Leo A | Reviewed this property |
There is a $20 corkage fee, which is waived with the purchase of a bottle of wine (2 bottle limit).
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Mike - I am confused by the question? Thanks, Andy
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April 25, 2016|
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Response from Julie A | Reviewed this property |
Not in the usual sense, the bar area is warming and inviting
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