Fume Bistro & Bar
Fume Bistro & Bar

Fume Bistro & Bar

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.fumebistro.com/
  • Phone: (707) 257-1999
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm

    Saturday & Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 3:00pm

    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm,
    Friday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm
    Saturday: 3:00pm - 9:30pm
    Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary French / American, American
  • Executive Chef: Terry Letson
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Fume does catering! (AFFORDABLE catering!) Weddings, graduations- you name it, we'll cater it! Call 707 257 1999 for information!
  • Special Events: fume Burger Night! Monday Nights at the Bar! from 4:30PM-Close: 1/2 lb burger and fries starting at only $5.55.

    Best Brunch in town...Saturday and Sunday 10am till 3pm!

    Locals Night! Tuesday evening: 20% off all wines by the bottle! Free Corkage if you bring your own bottle!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Wine Country Ave & HWY 29
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Fume Bistro & Bar
Fume Bistro is a locals neighborhood restaurant, nestled north of downtown Napa, off of HWY 29. We are an American bistro with French, Italian and Mediterranean influences. We like to call our food simple, honest and seasonally correct. To accompany the food, we offer an eclectic wine list which is primarily, but not limited to California wines. Comfortable, friendly service. Attention to detail. Terrific food in a great atmosphere. Come on in, let's eat!

Please note that our patio is open all year and super 'dog friendly' during lunch and brunch hours - during dinner in the colder months we enclose the patio and it's considered part of the dining room. Please let us know if you have your furry family with you and we will do our best to accommodate. Thank you for your understanding.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
Fume Bistro & Bar reviews from OpenTable diners
118 reviews since July 29, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
91% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (80)great for outdoor dining (61)fit for foodies (47)great for lunch (42)good for groups (32)great for brunch (27)special occasion (25)vibrant bar scene (15)notable wine list (14)kid-friendly (14)hot spot (12)romantic (11)scenic view (3)late-night find (1)Show More
  • Delicious as always.
    Kimberly
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    I am a local and this restaurant is close to my home. There's not much parking, but the food is delicious. It's one of our favorites in town and they have a great little outdoor seating area too. If you get the chance, definitely stop by.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Met our expectations and more
    McFoodieVIP
    Dined on 11/12/2014
    Although we visit Napa Valley 2-3 weeks a year, this was our first time at Fume". We were greeted by two friendly hosts and led to a great little table. The Host even asked us if the table was okay. I like that. The menu is full of wonderful choices from apps - desserts. My husband ordered the bacon wrapped shrimp cocktail. The presentation was beautiful and it tasted even better. I had the Margarita pizza which was very good and my husband ordered the Hanger Steak. It came with fries. But there was a great selection of "sides" that one could get. Everything we had was excellent and as we watched the tables around us get their food we were making mental notes on what we would get on our next visit here. The servers were great and very attentive. We can't wait to return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome Place to Eat
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    Fume Bistro is ALWAYS good. The service is excellent and the food is exceptional. Try the Salmon and the Mushroom Raviolis. Best Caesar Salad around and the desert is great no matter what you try. Not to noisy and a good place to take the family with children or a quiet table in the corner for 2.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful experience
    z1466VIP
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    We had driven past Fume Bistro many times driving up Highway 29 but never had the opportunity to stop in and try it. Finally, this past Sunday evening we decided it was time and we were so surprised and pleased. The server, Susan, was delightful and went out of her way to make sure we were given dinners we would enjoy. The setting is casual and the patio is lovely. We will certainly be dining there again!!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Great find in Napa off the beating path. Will be back on our next trip.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect dinner
    2014Local
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    We had a great time - food was delicious and service was outstanding! People are so friendly - Highly recommend the Moscow Mules!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 1st time at Fume but not the last
    maggie
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    Everything we ordered was fresh and tasty, many great choices so will be back often.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Best Brunch in Napa
    NapanVIP
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    With five different takes on the basic Bloody Mary to start the experience, weekend brunch at Fume is a pleasure each time. The delicious and innovative takes on egg, pancake, french toast and other staple breakfast entrees are all delicious. And do not miss the delicious coffee.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Quick service
    Watsonjnp
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Usually have really good food and quick service. Happened to eat there 5 times in last 2 weeks! Our sons school is across the street.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Good food,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    Great smoked barbecue chicken, lots of flavor very moist. very good waitress, over all a very nice place.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved it
    Sandi
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    I highly recommend the blue cheese dressing especially the panko crusted tuna. All were great. Fun atmosphere. And a great selection of wine...duh, it's Napa!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    My dinner was so so. Pork chop was very dry and not very good.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food. Great outdoor patio
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    Everyone at our table had something different and we were all pleased with our meal. Delish.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good neighborhood restaurant
    Mgamma
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    One of the best reasons we went to Fume Bistro is that we could walk from the hotel and back. We didn't have to worry about drinking and driving. There were 6 of us. Three enjoyed their meals very much; the other three were somewhat disappointed with theirs. The staff & manager were very respectful of their dissatisfaction and wanted to help in any way they could. Every restaurant cannot be perfect with every meal every day. My husband & I had eaten there before and thought it was amazing! So, we definitely recommend Fume Bistro & Bar!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing food and wine
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Nothing bad to say. Great food at great prices. Great service
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Little Gem Off the Beaten Path
    CTerry
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Great place away from the hustle and bustle of the Valley, yet minutes away from town. Brunch was great and relaxing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • only one issue
    AdwileyVIP
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    I like this place, and I go there often. But that's the problem. I don't expect royal treatment, but it would be nice if there was some recognition that I am a frequent customer. Otherwise, the food and the service are good. And I will continue to go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cossack
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Busy place they seated us immediately food was all great ,wine list was a bit short in the high end , ,service was very good, presentation good , no pretense enjoy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food but waitress was sour
    Davischick
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    It was a birthday lunch for our office. The music speaker was right above our table and it was too loud to hear everyone. When this was brought up to the waitress she had total attitude about turning it down. The food was very good. The traffic on the highway nearby makes it somewhat noisy as well. I loved my house special dish of chicken fettuccine.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Zman
    Zman
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    I'll have to say, for a relaxed midday lunch this place was a good pick. While our server seemed to have other things on her mind, the manager stepped up to make our lunch a good time. The menu was adequate, the usual lunch items. But I happened to notice the steak salad the another person was eating as we passed through the restaurant and it look incredible. Glad I ordered it. The steak was rare, the greens were fresh and the little organic eggs that were mixed in the salad were perfect. My wife enjoyed her pulled pork sandwich and i could taste why. It to was delicious. If you get a chance, get by and have some wine and enjoy lunch. Perhaps the server will be having a better day.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday weekend brunch
    Belly
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    This was the perfect ending to a perfect week in Napa. It was a beautiful Sunday morning to be seated on the patio for brunch. Consistently great food and blood orange mimosas! We eat here every time we visit the area. Not to be missed!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • MJPatz
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    All four of us had a great meal and service was awesome.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • too pricey for burnt filet
    NapaDiner44VIP
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    We went here because of multiple recommendations. It was a huge disappointment. No table bread, no salad included with the entrée, and the filet was charcoal briquette burnt. We won'the be eating here again, you get more for a little less at Trancas Steak House and the filets are always perfect.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fume 10/2/14
    LMizeVIP
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Terrific place - that is why I keep coming back. The Alaskan cod dish was one of the best I have had and of course you can't go wrong with the calamari and onion ring starters. One of my favorites in the Napa Valley.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good food!
    AndrewVIP
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Definitely try their short ribs braised in wine over risotto. Pricey, but SOOO good!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • my go to place
    saxy
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    This is my favorite place in town, always good!! Great service, Excellent food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fume
    FumeVIP
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    Good dinner! We were sat right away in a comfortable booth. Our server was attentive & the food was good! Had the honey glazed chicken with vegetables & was a very generous portion that I finished for lunch the next day. Happy to return & try the pork chop next!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent meal!
    NapaLocal
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The pork chop was wonderful and the hot fudge sundae was amazing!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing spot!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    One of the best bartenders and restaurant ownership/management Napa has! We eat here frequently and have never had bad service or food! Love love this place!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • What a find.
    Santafefoodie
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Driving up the Napa Valley on CA 29, I happened to glance toward Fume. Hum, looks interesting. Saw it was listed on Open Table. Fantastic meal starting with their "best" onion rings. Great as advertised. The Beef short ribs were mouth-melting delicious. My husband had the trout which he devoured as fast as he could. We shared the trio creme brulee and were not disappointed. Plan to return before leaving Napa.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great, as usual!
    sandrachristine
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    Couldn't have been more pleased with my birthday lunch at Fume Bistro. I ordered fettucini with spicy shrimp and cajun sausage and it was delicious! My friend always orders the salmon filet sandwich which had at least an 8 ounce portion of salmon on it and was cooked perfectly. Our waitress was terrific and so accommodating. Even brought me a complimentary dessert of chocolate brownie with vanilla bean ice cream and chocolate drizzle. We love to celebrate all our occasions there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Convienent and Great!
    Chubby
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Fume was walking distance from our Hotel and what a surprise. Great little find off the beaten path. New York steak special was perfect! Will go back for sure!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing!
    LCM55417VIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    We choose this spot based on a recommendation from our tasting host at Hess and were not at all disappointed. The service was very good and the food was akin to a religious experience for us. We all four had something different from pasta to steak to fish to a short rib risotto and every meal had wonderful full and bold flavors that left you wanting more. I was actually a little upset with myself when I got so full I couldn't finish my dish - it was so good. Definitely recommend this spot for anyone who enjoys good, no great, simple foods with amazing flavor profiles. You won't be disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Go Often; Enjoy Often
    SjhwVIP
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Three of us sampled several items from the varied menu; all were delicious. The outdoor dining option is a treat, although large trucks and loud motorcycles momentarily slow conversation. Sandwiches, salads, appetizers are all great. Service is spot-on; timely, helpful but not over-solicitious. The location at the north end of Napa is perfect for up-valley residents, too. Thanks, as always.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best in Napa
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    After scouring restaurants in downtown Napa the night before my fiance' and I headed for Fume (It didn't hurt that it was a short walk from out hotel, Napa Winery Inn) and couldn't have been more pleased. The drink selection was fantastic and the food menu had a wide variety of options. The "new fashioned sundae" on the desert menu is absolutely incredible. Would go here 2 nights in a row over a night in downtown Napa.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • neighborhood favorite
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    We were told this was a place where many locals go to eat. It was fine overall, but not memorable.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food and service
    DHB1
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Fume Bistro is an excellent choice for lunch for dinner. Great food, great service and not too noisy, yet not too quiet either. This is a little gem off the highway that is worth checking out. This has become one our favorite spots for dinner!! Great choices for adults and kids too!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great and fun place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Enjoy setting out with my husband the service and staff very nice
    Special Features:
    romantic, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ReddingWineLover
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The food at Fume Bistro is consistently Great! There hasn't been a time we have eaten here yet where anyone in our party has been disappointed in the food! They also serve Bremer Family wine, which is outstanding and can only otherwise be found at their winery on Howell Mountain!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great find!
    Mkeen329
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    My husband and I had dinner here with another couple who recommended it. They lived up to recommendation. The food was the best I've had in a long time. We thoroughly enjoyed everything about Fume.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic