(Posted with permission from Sill Family Vineyards)

 

Napa Valley, California is not only known for its exquisite wines. This wine region also offers some of the finest restaurants in the the United States of America. Napa Valley is a magnet for some of the world’s most talented and accomplished chefs.

 

Here is a short list of some of Napa Valley’s best restaurants

 

The French Laundry

Yountville, California

Chef Thomas Keller’s The French Laundry, located in Yountville is a 3 Michelin star restaurant. Getting a reservation is challenging, but if successful, the intimacy of the dining experience make it well worth your while.

Thomas Keller's The French Laundry
Image by: The Thomas Keller Restaurant Group

 

Auberge du Soleil

Rutherford, California

Another favorite is Auberge du Soleil in Rutherford, offering superb dining with a magnificent valley view.

Auberge du Soleil Restaurant
Image by: Auberge du Soleil Restaurant

 

Market Restaurant

St. Helena, California

A bit further north in St. Helena, is one of my favorites, Market, on Main Street in downtown St Helena.

Market on Main Street in St.Helena
Image by: Market on Main Street in St.Helena

 

PRESS Restaurant

St. Helena, California

Not far away from Market is PRESS Restaurant, which boasts exquisite steaks and one of The Valley’s best all-Napa wine lists.

Press Napa Valley
Image by: Press Napa Valley

 

 

The Restaurant at Meadowood

St. Helena, California

On Silverado Trail is Chef Christopher Kostow’s The Restaurant at Meadowood, another 3 Michelin star restaurant.

The Restaurant at Meadowood
Image by: Visit Napa Valley

 

Solage’s Solbar

Calistoga, California

Further north in Calistoga is another of my favorites, Solage’s Solbar which offers a relaxing and beautiful setting, local and seasonal ingredients as well as an extensive wine list.

Solage Solbar
Image by: Auberge Resorts

 

So, pack your bags and increase your expectations. You won’t be disappointed in any of these best Napa Valley, California restaurants.

 

Read More great reviews of wineries and restaurants in Napa Valley, by Igor Sill of Sill Family Vineyards