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Gillwoods Cafe

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1313 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

Thank Rick H
Florence, Oregon
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank lwall55
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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 2 weeks ago 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!!

Thank Leslieamyg
Antioch, California, United States
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Raenette G
Citrus Heights, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Here's a place that you'll find locals and tourist alike. Open for breakfast and lunch, the food is well made, fresh and really tasty. The service is friendly and focused. I could go to Cindy's or Brix but for a laid back, good food, affordable breakfast/lunch? Gillwood's is the best!

Thank adriayn
Lincoln, California
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159 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in St. Helena for a bite and found Gilwoods on Main St. a nice cheery ambiance with friendly efficient waitstaff. We ordered a patty meld and an order of sliders. Both were very good and prices moderate for the area. A good place for a quick lunch.

Thank Boise1939
San Rafael, California
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

popular with locals. good egg dishes, standard breakfast fare, good lunches, sandwiches, etc. Good for if you are not looking for expensive "fine" dining

Thank Timothy T
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

This is not a fancy restaurant but the food is excellent. I choose the lamb burger and it was delicious. My wife had a salad made with fresh, very tasty produce. The portion are more than generous and the prices are more than reasonable. The service was fast, courteous and efficient

Thank Jean R
Waverly, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

The food here was terrific and the staff delightful. Very reasonable spot in a really lovely town. We enjoyed our experience and will return!

Thank klen0821

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
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
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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: 17079631788

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