(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