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1310 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1905
(707) 963-7088
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10:00 am - 9:00 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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Fort Worth, Texas
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366 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

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Thank Brian C
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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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296 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 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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1 Thank Frank M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

...but in reality, it was the staff that were the stars of this visit. We sat at the bar seating that was, in truth, the converted Diner's formica topped bar, and now with upgraded surfaces and seats, more in keeping with the move up from the humble diner, to one of St. Helena's premier eating establishments. Sitting at the bar,... More 

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Katy, Texas
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We bypassed sitting at a table and opted for the bar which turned out great. Engaged in great conversation with people around us as well as the staff behind the bar. Food was great and the steak was perfect--as was the wine.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Italian is our favorite cuisine so we may be a bit biased . . . wonderful pasta! My husband had the housemade pasta in a tomato sauce with sausage and basil. The tomato based sauce tasted like it was freshly pureed. Sausage was flavorful and tender - everything was perfect. I had the risotto special - it changes nightly. Cooked... More 

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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Wow! We had a group of 6 and 1 person ordered the blue cheese gnocci. It was spectacular! The other 5 dishes were very good but the gnocci was incredible. Will be back!

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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, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
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?