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“Quick Lunch Before an Afternoon of Wine Tasting”
Review of Brannan's Grill

Brannan's Grill
Ranked #16 of 45 Restaurants in Calistoga
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Washington
Transit: The Vine, # 10 bus stops a half block away and offers service from San Francisco via BayLink Ferry to Vallejo, Napa, Yountville and St Helena .
Reviewed September 12, 2013

Being in somewhat of a time crunch before getting to a scheduled winery event, we were able to get a quick lunch at Brannan's, thanks to our waiter, Bryan. Our food, the crispy chicken sliders and a fried shrimp special, was good but not spectacular. Overall, there was nothing wrong with our lunch at Brannan's, but there was also nothing wowing.

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Reviewed September 10, 2013 via mobile

Brannan's is a great place. We had the pork chop and salmon entrees - and both were outstanding. Service was outstanding, too! The perfect place for our last night in town!

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Reviewed September 10, 2013 via mobile

Gorgeous setting...waited forever for our food with warm draft beer..$12 for a warm limp wedge salad with 2 grape tomatoes and very little dressing...all is ala carte and way overpriced! Server was indifferent to all our concerns...never going back...atmosphere is all they have going for them.

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Thank Patricia S
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Reviewed September 7, 2013

Can't believe I sat through this. The prickly waiter's demeanor at the outset should have told me it was time to abort mission. We had 3 entrees, 5 appetizers/starters and 3 desserts among 4 people. If you knocked 30% off the price I would have said the meal was filling and forgettable. The entrees were solid, but none of the starters really worked, not fresh or tasty. For example the arugula/pork/watermelon was skimpy, the watermelon sat for a long time after slicing, with a few small pieces of desiccated pork. The desserts were off too, didn't work at all, again,not fresh.
If you read my reviews, I'm an easy grader, and I appreciate the hard work that goes on in a kitchen. But this place is such an obvious trap that I hope this damning review wilI spare someone the ripped-off feeling I had after paying my considerable bill at Brannan's.

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Thank Michael K
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Reviewed September 4, 2013

My wife and I enjoyed our late lunch in Brannan's. Since it was around three in the afternoon there were few patrons. We received excellent attentive, service, but were also allowed time to have a cocktails and relax for a while. My wife had a Cobb salad and I the specialty shrimp casserole, both were excellent

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