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1347 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904 (Formerly Gail's Oldies & Goodies) (Spring and Adams)
+1 707-963-3799
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Reno, Nevada
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant is very good. They have simple food, great cocktails and a good wine selection. The menu is simple with but wonderful unique tastes for everyone.

Thank Margo G
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Highly recommended! Loved the blackened tuna tumble, special of the day and awesome salad with crab and another salad with an Asian twist with chicken.

Thank Wanda H
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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174 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very comfortable, casual restaurant with a nice menu. It is located downtown St Helena among the shops and other restaurants. The service was friendly and efficient. I started my meal with the watermelon salad which also included some chopped up heirloom tomatoes. It was both refreshing and tasty plus was a pretty big bowl (my wife helped... More 

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Austin, Texas, United States
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very good restaurant in the quaint town of St. Helena on the main block thru town. Had the Fried Chicken with mashed potatoes. Desert was a mixed fruit short cake. Would recommend the Market.

Thank Ed G
Market_StHelena, Owner at Market, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed the fried chicken dish, Ed, and that dessert was a hit for you too! Come again soon. Thanks, Ernesto, Owner More 

Carroll, Iowa
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sunday Brunch was underway but limited menu items were still available. Service was slow but the air conditioning made the wait OK. I was surprised the iced tea was not home brewed.

Thank jimfranp
Market_StHelena, Owner at Market, responded to this review

We do get pretty busy during our Sunday brunches, so I appreciate your patience with our service that day. I hope you enjoyed your meal, and that we'll be seeing you again. Thanks, Ernesto, Owner More 

Sonoma, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary here. We had a great meal and one of the best servers I have had. First, if you are looking for a quiet place for dinner this is not the place for you. It is noisy and vibrant and the menu has a split personality. One of the evening specials was Manila Clams... More 

Thank Christopher515
Market_StHelena, Owner at Market, responded to this review

It was such a treat to read this, Christopher! First, thank you for choosing us to celebrate your anniversary. I'm so glad that you and your wife both enjoyed everything from the Manila clam special to both of your entrees and to the butterscotch pudding -- that's definitely a favorite around here! What's more, saying our service was the best... More 

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had great expectations for Market but were not impressed. We were told Emeril Lagasse had eaten there with three of his sous chefs and came back every night he was in St. Helena. So we were expecting awesome food but sadly, came away wondering what the big deal was. I had their "famous" Mac & Cheese which was very... More 

Thank Karen A
Market_StHelena, Owner at Market, responded to this review

While I'm glad that there were highlights of your meal, Karen, like the calamari with peppers and the burger, I'm of course disappointed that you didn't enjoy all of your dishes. What's more, I'm sorry if you felt service was a tad rushed when you were here -- that really isn't the norm. We're known for attentive and friendly service,... More 

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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to the Napa Valley for years and Market continues to demonstrate why they have out lived so many other establishments (sorry Cindy). Consistently outstanding food and service with a menu of fan favorites (the butterscotch pudding is a must). Their wine list is extensive including many small local wineries. When ever we come to St Helena... More 

Thank Seth F
Market_StHelena, Owner at Market, responded to this review

It's always great to have you both here, Seth, and I'm so glad that you've always enjoyed a meal with us. What's more, the butterscotch is a personal favorite, so I'm glad it's a hit with you too! Thanks, and until next time! Ernesto, Owner More 

San Diego, California
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112 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We must have hit this place on an off day. The fish and chips batter was not cooked completely. The chicken, which was supposed to be grilled, was greasy fried. On a more positive note, the salmon chowder was good. We started service at the end of the lunch hour and then it rolled over into dinner at higher prices... More 

Thank Russell B
Market_StHelena, Owner at Market, responded to this review

This is obviously disappointing, Russell, and I'm really sorry if there was an issue with the fish and chips batter and the chicken. I really do appreciate you realizing it could have been an off day because both of those issues really aren't the norm here. I hope you'll give us another try, as I'm sure we can show you... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch here as it had great reviews. We are happy to say that the reviews were well warranted. The service was attentive and the meals were delicious. One of us had the soft fish tacos and the other had the hamburger. The hamburger was juicy with grilled onions and great French fries, and the tacos were quite tasty... More 

Thank Scott W
Market_StHelena, Owner at Market, responded to this review

Scott, thanks so much for stopping in! I'm so glad our food lived up to our reputation, and that you so enjoyed the fish tacos and hamburger. Thanks for the recommendations, too. Until next time, Ernesto, Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $50
American, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1347 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904 (Formerly Gail's Oldies & Goodies)
    (Spring and Adams)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 707-963-3799
Market Restaurant offers an elegant yet comfortable dining experience. Located on Main Street in St. Helena, the historical building features exposed stone walls and an antique bar dating back to the turn of the century. The menu features American classics with a fresh seasonal approach and the wine list offers a diverse selection of wines to complement Chef's creations, with an emphasis on wines from local Napa Valley vintners. In addition to a locally inspired and reasonably priced wine list, Market never charges corkage.

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