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1310 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1905
(707) 963-7088
Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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florida
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were there for an early, light dinner. We shared: sautéed brussel sprouts, polenta, salad, tomato gazpacho soup, fresh mozzarella with heirloom tomatoes and of course a couple glasses of wine. Prices were reasonable for the area. Bill was $89. Everything was delicious and perfectly prepared. The server (Richard) however was grumpy and rude. To bad, had it not been... More 

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North Andover, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in search of an Italian Restaurant and decided on trying the Cook Tavern. A small intimate restaurant with excellent service. My wife had the pork loin and I had the braised rib with Parpparedell. Both our meals were very good, price was moderate, service was exceptional.

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Naples, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Accidentally happened across this place on NFL season kickoff. The crowd was friendly, the food was great and the drink menu has a pretty good variety. I would def reccommend this to those who wanted to be in a up close and friendly environment. My husband ordered the burger and I had the vegetable sandwich. Both were excellent. I loved... More 

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Napa, California
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the good fortune to discover Cook in Saint Helena during a recent visit to wine country with friends. They were self proclaimed foodies and accomplished home cooks. All were delighted with their meals, from the risotto of the day with fresh shrimp and mussels, to the seafood pasta. Everything was super fresh. I ordered Eggplant Parmesan as it... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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381 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

My cavatelli was quite undercooked. I would have sent it back if the server could be found. The arrabbiata sauce had a teaspoon of sausage. For $20 I was expecting more. The other 3 folks at our table were pleased with their pappardelle. Mercifully they shared with me after each grimaced after tasting my dish. And the Mundae desert was... More 

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Naples, Florida
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Cook is a very small restaurant which can make it difficult to enjoy yourself when a loud, obnoxious table is in the place as it was on the evening we visited. First off, the food is delicious. We had three pasta dishes, all cooked to perfection with the cavatelli arrabiatta containing just the right amount of heat. The service however... More 

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

Went with a large group of people. The wait staff did an excellent job taking care of us. The food was very good, the wine was served just ight - not too quick and no empty glass, and we all have a wonderful time.

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The Woodlands, Texas, United States
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Tiny restaurant with great pasta options. I have been here both for lunch and dinner. Wish it was bigger!

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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

The original place is a bit crowded. the new section, Cook Tavern, is much better, The food was great, service was also very good.

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Colleyville, Texas
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307 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We have been here several times and always enjoy it. The food quality is excellent, the service is always attentive, and the menu has a nice selection. It is very convenient to stop in while shopping. We will return again next time we are in St. Helena.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $25
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1310 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1905
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena
  • Phone Number: (707) 963-7088

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