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Gillwoods Cafe

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1313 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904
+1 707-963-1788
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Maui
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143 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not really much to complain about. Wife had 1/2 sandwich with side salad & I had ceasar salad. was a good lunch at a reasonable price. Seemed like there were a lot of local regulars mixed in with us tourists.....

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Thank scubatimm
Brussels, Belgium
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243 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A Gillwoods breakfast is everything one can expect from an American breakfast establishment. From the decor to the food to the nice waitresses, a visitor from another country will feel plunged into the kind of atmosphere one sees in movies. Very good breakfast for both of us. Not so keen on the chopped garlic on the grilled tomatoes so early... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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86 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped in for breakfast while passing through. Good choice on my part. It is a small town, classic dinner. The choices were ample. The atmosphere was very laid back and comfortable. I went with the chorizo omelete with hash browns. The omelette was packed with chorizo, tomato chunks and avocado. I would stop here again.

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Thank Jim and Delmy G
Healdsburg, California
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great local breakfast place. Come hungry. They give very generous portions. We would come back. I enjoyed the California Benedict and my husband had a chorizo omelette. Both very good. Service was friendly and welcoming.

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Thank traciwi
Tennessee
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259 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Great omelets and scrambles! We love to come here for breakfast when in the valley. Sad to see the one in Napa close down a few years ago. Service here is great and friendly, endless coffee refills, and large portions.

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Thank Susan S
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Super breakfast at the Gillwood Café. My wife had the scrambled plate and I had a breakfast skillet. Both fabulous. In addition, we try not to eat much gluten and when we asked to not have the toast, they actually charged less for the meal. How nice and unexpected and certainly not typical. Anyway, the wait staff was pleasant and... More 

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Thank Rick H
Florence, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

We visited the restaurant on the spur of the moment and we were glad we did. The food and service was excellent. If you want breakfast or lunch you won't go wrong.

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Thank lwall55
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Soup & salad combo was good sized. Fresh, clean, good healthy dressing options. Nice little cafe in heart of Napa! Locally owned which is nice too. I heard several languages being spoken by patrons and employees - fun atmosphere and fair prices.

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Thank Kelley M
Madison nj
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in one our way to some wineries... glad we did! They have amazing pastries, homemade cinnamon rolls, fantastic entries and the coffee was delicious. Highly recommend!!

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Thank Leslieamyg
Antioch, California, United States
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Small cafe on main street, seemed popular with locals and tourist. Food was delicious and seasonal, some of us had breakfast others lunch both were great. Servers friendly but ours wasn't attentive had to ask for refills of both water and coffee. Will definitely go back when in area

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1313 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 707-963-1788

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