Lucy Restaurant and Bar at Bardessono
Lucy Restaurant and Bar at Bardessono

Lucy Restaurant and Bar at Bardessono

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.lucyrestaurantandbar.com/
  • Phone: 7072046030x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast- MON-SUN 7AM-10:30AM

    Lunch - MON-SAT 11:30AM-2:30PM

    Dinner - MON-SAT 5:30PM-10PM

    Sunday Supper - SUN 5:30PM-10PM
    In addition to our full dinner menu, we offer a special 4-Course set menu for $45.

    Brunch - SUN 11:30AM-2:30PM (a la carte menu)

    Happy Hour - MON-THU 4PM-6PM

    Lounge- 11am-11pm 7 days a week
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary French / American, Californian, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Victor J. Scargle
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: For catering and events please contact Tess Allen at (707) 204-6024.
  • Private Party Facilities: The Restaurant can accommodate parties up to 12 guests in the dining room. The Private Dining Room is available for parties over 12 guests. Please call for availability of the Private Dining Room.
  • Private Party Contact: Tess Allen 707-204-6024x
  • Special Events: Sunday Supper – $45 four-course set menu
    Dog Bar - Happy Hour for you and mans best friend, 1st Tuesday of every month till October 5-7pm. $25 inclusive of 1st drink, nibbles, tax and grat and donation to Napa Humane Society


Getting there

  • Cross Street: Finnel Street
  • Public Transit: Local Bus Stops are 5 mins away from the restaurant
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet parking.
A word from Lucy Restaurant and Bar at Bardessono
Lucy Restaurant & Bar at Bardessono offers ingredient driven, farm/ocean/field-­to-­fork cuisine that embodies the property’s modern aesthetic and eco-­conscious spirit.


Leveraging the Bay Area’s legacy as the local food movement capitol of the world, paired with the natural bounty of Napa Valley and a year-­round growing climate, Chef Victor Scargle and his team operate under a culinary philosophy ruled by the seasons, with an emphasis on local production and sourcing.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
Lucy Restaurant and Bar at Bardessono reviews from OpenTable diners
104 reviews since June 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
84% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (75)fit for foodies (67)special occasion (56)romantic (47)notable wine list (34)neighborhood gem (28)great for brunch (20)great for lunch (20)good for groups (16)hot spot (14)scenic view (9)vibrant bar scene (7)late-night find (4)kid-friendly (3)Show More
  • Ambiance was great!!
    DiningDiva
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    From the beginning to end we had a lovely evening. Our host was so friendly and suggested we have dinner on the patio. This turned out to be a beautifully lit patio surrounded by bamboo and several pools of water. It was slightly chilly that evening but they had several strategically placed heaters that made it very comfortable. We started with a house green salad and the butternut squash soup with a lobster claw. The soup and salad were both amazing. Our main course was a perfectly cooked pork chop with apples and the lobster risotto. The lobster risotto was perfectly cooked. The flavor was perfection. The only reason we did not give a five star rating was because our server forgot to add the lobster to my soup but it was fixed quickly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    My boyfriend and I were visiting from Chicago and it was his birthday. Lucy had an amazing outdoor seating area, great food and staff. I would highly recommend this restaurant!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful ambiance
    goodfoodVIP
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    What a charming place to dine in the Napa area. We thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience. The wine was great and the bill was considerably lower than some of the other places we have been.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Premium Experience
    PapitoVIP
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    This place has everything going for it. The ambience has an Europeon feel and the food is fantastic. The Best quail dish I've ever had! In addition to the best Panacotta ever! All paired with a premium level of service. Can't wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Too loud.
    love2dineVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The restaurant was too loud to be pleasant, because of only one relatively small group directly behind me at a rather large central table in the indoors seating. I will not dine here indoors again. Outdoors is much better.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Foodie heaven
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The food was delicious.....and a modest price point. Certainly will return!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not the friendliest valet
    PrncssbbVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    After enjoying 2 meals at other local yountville restaurants the previous 2 evenings this was a disappointment. It was difficult to enjoy after we were greeted by 2 valet employees who told us they would not valet our car since we were not staying there or part of the wedding party. They were actually just rude and said we could park on the street around front. Oh how nice!!! Especially since one in my party is 73 years old and another is celebrating a birthday. I couldn't believe that a hotel/restaurant would treat their patrons this way. All other rest were booked. we would have loved to have left at this point but we stayed since i had the reservation. Dining was good but nothing worth going back for.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loved our cozy table for dinner.
    2Dine4VIP
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Dinner was delicious... We needed a lighter bodied wine to go with the light, fresh food. But, overall, a great experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Absolutely spot on!
    kggdr1
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    The hotel is so lovely, well appointed, clean, luxurious, peaceful and the gardens are something to behold. Sitting outside at Lucy and enjoying the courtyard encourages lovely conversation and intimacy. The service was excellent every time, all the time - from 5:00 am through the late evening hours. Bardessono and Lucy Restaurant and Bar are perfect in every way!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great spot to meet with old friends
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    This was a great spot for us to meet some old friends for lunch. The selection of items is varied enough to meet most people's interests. While the servings are generally small, the food is well prepared and very good. Eating in the outdoor patio is also fun and a great spot to be able to talk and not bother others. The waiter was also patient with us since we took about 2 hrs for lunch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We went here for a birthday celebration in late September. we sat out on the patio by the reflecting pool and had a wonderful evening. The staff were all exemplary, from the Maitre'd to the sommelier, to our waiter Nick. Everyone was so friendly and professional! We'll definitely return here for another delightful evening.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    The setting is lovely; the food (for dinner) is mediocre. Unfortunate because the hotel is wonderful so you expect the dining to be equally high quality. Breakfast at Lucy is very good. Just know not to have dinner here.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hidden gem
    Traveller01
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    We had a superb dinner, enjoyed outside overlooking the restaurant and resort's landscaped grounds. Excellent guidance by server re local wine choice.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good
    yummm1339
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    The food was pretty good, the scallops were AMAZING, the antelope was good (not great) and the mint chocolate cake was yummy. I really liked how there were two portions offered for a dish, I was able to eat just enough without getting overly stuffed. The outdoor patio area was very nice and relaxing, loved all the plants and the pond. I would go back for a glass of wine and to sit out side. Service was decent, our busser was very friendly and attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Will go back
    Dinealot
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Great food, great service and very friendly. Quiet little table overlooking outside sitting area a plus!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Average
    Reviews
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    My husband and I were very disappointed by our experience here. The food looked incredible, but it did not taste incredible. We have eaten far better meals at many other restaurants. My salmon benedict was not very flavorful and our French toast was burned on the outside, but gooey on the inside. The ambiance was pretty, but not special. The service was not excellent either. I had high expectations for Lucy due to other reviews that I read, but my expectations were definitely not met and we definitely will not go back here.
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  • Best kept secret in Yountville!
    Misty
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    With all the many famous restaurants in Yountville and with this being our 4th visit, we wanted to try something new with our adult children. I happened to walk by the morning of our reservation and just peek in. I was greeted so nicely (even though the restaurant wasn't even open yet) and explained that we had reservations that evening. She wanted to show me the table they had selected for us and it was the best center table in the house! We were treated that evening like we were the only ones there; the presentation and explanation of each dish was superb! We loved being able to order two half orders to experience more of their fresh cuisine. Cannot say enough great things about Lucy's...our new favorite restaurant in Yountville!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Service spot on! Scallops fantastic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    We had amazing service, and delicious food. We were on our honeymoon and they greeted us with champagne! They made it a truly special night, favourite meal on the trip!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Second time is a charm
    shoespazVIP
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    I'm so glad we gave Lucy another chance, thanks to GM Ross Wheatley reaching out and telling us about Dog Bar. 3 of us went and brought 2 dogs, then stayed (minus one dog) for dinner outside. It seemed like every person on staff came out to greet us and our dog, and made sure we all felt very welcome. It will be our new go to dog friendly place, despite the longer drive. The Maine lobster risotto was flawless--great seasoning, bright acidity, lobster and rice properly cooked. Carrot salad was again a hit, and the burger was tasty. Even the very plain chicken breast I ordered for the dog was perfectly cooked and delicious, and it had NO seasoning! Highly recommended, and bring your dog!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Too spicy
    LovetodineVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Fresh squeezed oj was delicious. I really couldn't tell it was fresh because I how sweet it wa though. The bowl of fruit was great just sour blackberries but oh well. Last but not least my chilaquiles were too spicy for me :( They looked super good but I didn't like the flavor much.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Class Act!
    Msnicol1
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I'd give ambience 6 stars if I could. Beautiful setting and great food experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Over priced!
    TracyVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The corn soup was mostly cream, s2nd course was a joke! Steamed colorful carrots had no flavor at all and some supposed sauce was absent. It was bland, way too many carrots and a waste of time. A salad with fresh produce that is so abundant right now would have made more sense to an already starchy first course. The scallops were perfect but on yet another starch, corn pudding. But only 2 scallops? I have ordered scallops in endless restaurants and have always had three if not four! The dessert was lovely! My husband order Prosecco, $10 a glass and asked to have a little orange juice in it. Somehow the addition of that turned the prosecco into a $16 drink. Orange juice is cheaper than prosecco. This meal was a complete ripoff!!
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  • Amazing Hotel/Resort and atmosphere
    JHumpVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The Bardessono is absolutely amazing. The architecture, ambiance, and scenery are beautiful. But Lucy was so so for breakfast. The coffee was great, the fruit excellent, and the service was decent. Her eggs were very, very good, but my French Toast? Ughh. It was completely soggy and way, way undercooked throughout. Honestly, not edible at all. By the time they came to check on us, she was finished so I didn't give it a 2nd go. But they were great about adjusting the bill. We would return for sure though.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Roseville foodie
    Rosevillefoodie
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Wonderful food and service. Had an excellent tomato salad. Tomatoes fresh from the garden. Fantastic.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Meal at Lucy
    finedining
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Wonderful meal and a peaceful spot. The staff is amazing and attentive! The food was delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wow! Glad we went
    Paul
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Was hesitant reading some of the negative comments from the past reviews online but we decided to go for it and are we glad we did, we enjoyed ourselves tremendously! The food was very good, they are true to their word about from the farm to the table fresh. Service was very attentive but not hanging all over you. Atmosphere - we chose to eat outside in their courtyard and with their unique heaters were very comfortable as well as all the other guests and had a very quiet, peaceful and memorable evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • not our cup of tea
    napajunkies
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    We found the menu difficult and not to our liking at all. The staff was very hospitable and the venue was gorgeous, but we would not return.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Living Social deal lunch
    warmspringslocalVIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    We purchased a Living Social deal for the 4 course lunch with a $30 wine credit. We had a wonderful, light and sweet corn soup as a starter with a dollop of cold panna cotta. Just right for a hot day. Soup was followed by a baby carrot salad which was more than adequate. Entrees were a choice of Maine Diver's Scallops or Mary's chicken (check out website for prep) - both were very good although we both gave the Diver's scallops the edge over the chicken. Dessert followed of panna cotta with strawberries - light and yum. Many wines to choose from to make good use of the $30 credit. Service was attentive. We sat outside on the patio with our doggie - very quiet and relaxing compared to the bustle of the wineries and Yountville scene.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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  • GREAT PLACE!!!
    CharlyVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    WOW!!! We loved this place!!! We will be back and the talk of the night was the bathrooms!!! HAHAHA I can't let out the secret!!! You will have to go and see!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • LAHFoodie
    LAHFoodie
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Lovely location in a charming part of Yountville. The layout of tables in the restaurant and the garden seating area was open and spacious. Quality of the food and the cocktails was outstanding. Service was very good. We went there to celebrate my wife's birthday and informed the staff about it. They brought out one of the desserts with a birthday greeting written on the plate without making a huge or noisy fuss about it. The only thing to have made it better would have been for them to have not charged for it. Complimentary valet parking was a plus. All in all a lovely experience if you happen to be in the area!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Choice for Lunch
    waited2long
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    We were unsure of this Restaurant since it was a part of a Resort complex. Boy were our fears wrong. We enjoyed a wonderful lunch on an outdoor veranda. This decor was lovely, with wood and trellis accents. The food was some of the best--for lunch--that we had in Yountville--and that says a lot considering this is a foodie Mecca.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • first time at lucy
    pooky
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    looking at the location and looking at the menu, my friends and I had high expectations in regards to food and service. service was great, we were all well taken care of. food was not great. looks and sounds great on the menu. once the food arrived... it didn't look nor tasted great. little things like the bread, butter and jam were good. but the main dishes were not up to any of our expectations. unfortunately will not be going back, nor would i recommend anyone to go there.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • What a surprise!
    jmurphyyy
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We had dined at Lucy early on in her career and were not very impressed. As a result, we had not been back for quite some time. This visit was a delight because we were going there with friends and had some trepidation; boy, were we surprised! Just about everything was top notch. We had a great time dining in a quiet environment with fabulous food and good service. We will be returning for more!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Horrid
    Freshie8
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    We should have known when we were seated and no one was around. Having to wave down a server more than once is a pretty poor way to go, especially in a town known for food and I would assume service The food was average, the service was terrible. I wish I could have a refund ....
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  • Enjoyable.
    Ducky
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    My son enjoyed his duck confit macaroni and cheese very much. The apple juice was his favorite apple juice ever he says. The fish tacos were amazing as well.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Expert food prep
    NateVIP
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    We started with the corn soup and tomato salad. Too bad the tomato salad didn't come with burrata. My wife had the duck and I had the antelope. Both were good size portions. Greg was our server and did a great job. I only gave the ambience 4 stars because they were not allowing seating outside.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great, best in Yountville
    CraigVIP
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Interesting food and presentation, but not too crazy. Great service and Ambiance. Best in Yountville in our experience, better than Redd or Etolie which we also ate at. If you only have one night in Yountville, go here. Kid friendly enough, but that's not their target demographic...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food, Drinks, and Ambience
    jen6554
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    We had a great dinner at Lucy's. The food was fresh (many of the ingredients came from their private garden) and delicious. We liked that they offered 1/2 portions for most dinner entrees, which is what we ordered. We were surprised when we got our food, it didn't seem like a 1/2 portion...it was perfect! We had cocktails (sangria and Strawberry Fields) which were both delicious. Dessert was also great we had the Chocolate Mint and Grilled Peaches. The service was very good, our waiter could have been a tad more attentive and could have checked on us a bit more. I would probably go to this restaurant again at some point, but there are SO MANY great restaurants in the area, I'd probably want to try something new next time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Neighborhood Surprise
    TOKDOK
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    I live in Yountville, but somehow had never eaten at Lucy's. What a great surprise. The hotel and restaurant are a serene retreat from the food-craziness of the neighborhood. The decor is beautiful, the service was on-spot, and the food was excellent. Their weekday "lunch box" is a great choice for those who want farm-fresh, healthy-sized portions.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, overpriced with flies.
    Parman
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Location food, service were good but a $150 lunch we could do without the flies.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet