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Goose & Gander

1245 Spring St, St. Helena, CA 94574-2023
+1 707-967-8779
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“duck fat fries” (36 reviews)
“burger” (151 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1245 Spring St, St. Helena, CA 94574-2023
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy to highlight the assets- ambience and the staff. The food seems hit and miss. The burger I had with bone marrow was hands down the best burger I have ever had. However the other dishes around the table seemed to not meet the expectations...More

Thank ahippgirl
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

Hard to imagine the meal could get any better until I tried the duck fat fries. Great cocktails, great service, great food.

Thank tater2gloves
andrew f, Owner at Goose & Gander, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2018

Thank you for the awesome review. We love it. Much appreciated. Andy

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were introduced to this restaurant by our wine tour guide. It is a pleasant restaurant with a pub like dark interior and a bright patio. Service is pleasant and attentive. We ordered the foie gras appetizer. It was served on a soggy toast with...More

1  Thank Pansy K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I ate here on our last night in Napa Valley. Like all the restaurant we enjoyed this was no exception. The food was delicious and the wine exceptional. Our waitress Shelly was delightful. We sat outside, though there is an option to...More

Thank jbtaswell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to dinner with the family while visiting Napa. Had a great dinner in this establishment. Service was good and I felt the food was great for the money paid. Nice location for dinner or just cocktails. I would certainly visit again when in town.

Thank Alex A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for dinner on my last night in town based on a recommendation as well as its proximity to my hotel. The cocktail list was the most intriguing aspect of the menu, as it is quite extensive and features some unique concoctions. The tomato...More

Thank charm_of_finches
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of four just loved the atmosphere in this quaint restaurant and the service was awesome. Don’t miss the little hidden bar downstairs! Meal standouts included the mushroom soup and duck fat fries!

Thank JoInTexas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch when we got into town after finding our first choice for lunch had recently closed. Wasn’t disappointed. I had the pulled duck which was delicious. Served with a spicy Cole slaw. The house Manhattan served with a big, hand-carved ice cube is...More

1  Thank TerryfromToledo
andrew f, Owner at Goose & Gander, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience at Goose & Gander with the world. It means a lot to us. Thank you, Andy

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bar is located in the basement of a remodeled old home. Not real large but plenty of atmosphere. Excellent cocktails and bar bites. Friendly attentive service

Thank JOHN W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brian is a great bartender and mixes a great margarita. Stopped in for a drink as we wait for dinner but diners were complimenting their Burgers, best around, Duck Fat Fries, and wings.

Thank Ed D
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Questions & Answers
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).
Claudia J
May 1, 2017|
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Response from Andy & Trisha F | Property representative |
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1245 Spring St, St. Helena, CA 94574-2023
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 707-967-8779
  • E-mail
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.
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