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Market Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.marketsthelena.com
  • Phone: (707) 963-3799
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday-Saturday: 11:30am-5:00pm Dinner: Sunday-Thursday: 5:00pm-9:00pm, Friday-Saturday: 5:00pm-10:00pm Brunch: Sunday 10:00am-3:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary American, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: Eduardo E. Martinez
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Market Restaurant is available for off-site culinary experiences. Please give us a call to discuss your next event!
  • Special Events & Promotions: Large parties welcome. Please call the restaurant directly to receive more information.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Spring and Adams
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Market
Market Restaurant offers an elegant yet comfortable dining experience. Located on Main Street in St. Helena, the historical building features exposed stone walls and an antique bar dating back to the turn of the century. The menu features American classics with a fresh seasonal approach and the wine list offers a diverse selection of wines to complement Chef’s creations, with an emphasis on wines from local Napa Valley vintners.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
Diner Reviews
  • "One of our favorite Napa Valley restaurants. Food and service are always delicious and personable. One issue is the air-conditioning, a bit drafty when it kicks in."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Eddy meets you at the door and sets the stage for the wonderful dining experience. He is warm, personable and friendly - one of the reasons we enjoy returning. The fried chicken was delicious. Calamari is always a treat. Two salad entrees were also delicious. For consistently excellent food and outstanding service - plus being greeted at the door by Eddy - this is the place to go!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Enjoyed a very good meal on 7/16. Small plates were great to try and share. Wine list great but we brought in our own bottle and no corkage fee. Quiet and great service. Soft shell crab was the highlight."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "We had the specials including the onion soup, steak panini and the salad special along with a half serving of the Mac and cheese. We enjoyed all. Our server was very nice and attentive."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Love coming here, my absolute go to in St. Helena. Amazing food, killer service, great prices, complete package."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "Had a great dinner at Market in St Helena while there with friends. As a homeowner in the Valley, really nice to have Market as a local favorite. Beef short ribs, cornbread, and lightly fried prawns all excellent. The GM was all over the room taking great care of the diners. Jesse our server did a great job, too."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Market was a welcome new find for us. The area is blessed with destination restaurants owned by celebrity chefs. Market doesn't quite meet that standard, yet offers excellent food and wine at acceptable prices. I witnessed obvious local regulars dining there showing this place has a consistent following. We'll be back when in St. Helena."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Nice ambience, great service, good food. An overall delightful experience!!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Recommended by others, Great evening and our diverse group of five all enjoyed it"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "We always enjoy the amazing service, informed waitstaff and delicious food at Market. This is a great place to go for a business lunch. I have never been there for dinner but am sure it would be wonderful too."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "Market remains a place to go in the Napa Valley where the customer feels values and is served good soups, salads, and entrees."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "Fantastic all around! Great food. Great service. Wonderful ambience"
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "My fourth or fifth time here. The food and service have always been good and the menu is also a good value."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "First time dining at the restaurant, had a reservation, but we were seated in the bar area. Very disappointed...the ambience in the table cloth dining area looked significantly nicer. Food was fine but nothing was exceptional."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Delicious dining at this comfortable venue with attentive and friendly staff."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We live part time in the upper Napa Valley. Market has become our "go to" restaurant in St. Helena for consistently well conceived, well executed food and one of the best curated, and best value, wine lists in Northern California. We've never been disappointed in a meal here. The specials are always great. Recently had a peach based salad with cornichons that was fantastic. Although they never charge any corkage fee I recommend consulting Eddie, the manager and sommelier, for wine selections. The list is very local, changes often and is generally priced only $5 or $10 above not winery prices, but retail prices which are lower. And you can't find many of these wines anywhere besides the winery."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "small and cozy, with rustic stone walls, this st helena restaurant provides surprisingly good food. the lobster roll was a delightful summer treat. the food was well-prepared and served on modern art works. definitely worth a re-visit."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Food was truly wonderful! However there is one window that seats two or three but it's right next to the waiter station. I felt like someone was standing there all the time. Also who's table was this? We were seated by someone, asked for drinks and told about specials by someone, order taken by someone else. It's as if no one knew who was supposed to take ownership of our service. Forget all of that if you are there just for the food as it was fantastic"
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "First Time, read a lot of reviews and it did not disappoint. I had the alaskan halibut, and the best part wasn't it was smothered in a lot of other flavors and seasoning just nicely cooked and sitting on a lightly seasoned bed of small cuts of veggies , awesome. I'm no gourmet but that was a well rounded dish- nothing was overpowered. everything was wonderful."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Always a great place to eat and relax. Creative, good food. Friendly and appropriate service."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "Always delicious! Love Market. Fantastic service, great menu. Dinners are great too."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Our server was friendly and helpful. Food was delicious."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "This was our second time eating at Market; there will be a third. Service was great; waiter remembered us from last visit of 2 months prior. Food was still well prepared and delicious. My wife and I love to each order an entree which the other would also like so we can share and double our tasting/eating experience."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Market on Main street in St. Helena is a great location and a beautifully simple, historic building. The food is excellent, with so many tempting starters it was hard to decide on just two. Specialty cocktails were just OK. But it was the SERVICE that stole the night!! We were treated like royalty. Complimentary champagne for just our mention of our anniversary. The Maitre'd noticed my wife put on her jacket and immediately told us he would turn down the air. Our server Stephanie was energetic, timely and just outstanding. Her support team was like watching choreography. They were stealthy in their efficiency! Great food, great setting, outstanding service! We will return!!"
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Unassuming place, perky servers, but gosh the food was good -- perhaps best veggie burger ever, wonderful rhubarb crisp, and world-class mac and cheese, all reasonably priced."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Being a Napa local, we wanted to try a new place for our anniversary and had heard many good things about Market... ALL TRUE.. We enjoyed every aspect from the beautiful rock walls, wonderful menu, great background music and friendly service. We were quickly greeted and seated upon arrival; we ordered the ceasar salad, filet and halibut dinners with a 1/2 order of the mac-n-cheese to share. All were truly a taste buds delight and portioned perfectly so we could enjoy dessert. The lava cake and butterscotch pudding... heaven. This is definatley a place to try."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "I've dined at Market several times, and never been less than thrilled with the whole experience. The menu is impressive and diverse, the service is impeccable, and the ambiance is lovely. Can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "The best Dungenous Crab Louie I have ever eaten, topped with pickled red onion. WOW!"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "We had a wonderful dinner at Market. Love that their policy is free corkage! We had so many bottles of wonderful wine that we had picked up at wine tastings that day, it was great to be able to choose one to take along for dinner and have it there without a corkage fee! It did kind of involve making a meal decision beforehand, but with their online menu, that wasn't a problem. They were also very attentive to my issues with gluten intolerance which I appreciated very much. It was a lovely meal, and our second time there while in the valley."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "again a wonderful meal at market. The staff all around does a top notch job!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Absolutely incredible lunch and great service. The Manager actually cones by,he knows his business well."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Very good food, restful ambience, good service. I would have done 4.5 stars for the food if available. Everything really is fine here; my personal preference would be for a more location specific ambience. It was a gorgeous Napa Valley day, but we could have been anywhere given the decor. I do understand that a middle of the block site doesn't offer many configuration possibilities."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "We would consider Market to be a "must" when dining in the wine country. Excellent menu and wine list, very reasonable prices, and flawless service! We will be back again!"
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Great, with the exception of waiting 15 - 20 min to pay with credit card, came back twice saying our card was declined and to call the bank kept trying came back a third time saying it was their machine, finally resolved"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "I took my husband to Market for Father's Day because we love going there. We have always had great food, great service and it is affordable. I know they were busy because of Father's Day, but it took us almost 1 hour to be served our food. Once we got it it was delicious! Service is one of the most important parts of a restaurant."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "This was my third visit to this restaurant & I choose to take my Dad here for Father's Day brunch based on my previous experiences. However, the food & service were very disappointing. I ordered the huevos rancheros, as I had on my previous two visits. I ordered my egg poached hard, as I always do. I had to send the order back x2 before the egg was finally poached so it wasn't runny. You would think after the first time sending it back, they would get it right. My father ordered the corn beef hash. He also had to send his meal back, as the corn beef was burned & chewy. We were also never asked if we wanted refills on our bloody marys, during on 1.5 hour visit. Also, when we arrived, the restaurant was out of coffee & coffee cups @ 11 am."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Always good but the kitchen was a little off tonight. Dine at Market often so when things are off, which rarely happens, it's noticeable. That being said, food and service are always wonderful."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We came to Market for dinner on our wedding night. We eloped to Napa and were unfamiliar with the area. After looking through some mixed reviews, we chose Market since it was nearby. Also, the no corkage fee swayed us as we brought a special bottle of wine from our engagement party. We were a bit early since several of the shops we wanted to visit closed up earlier than we anticipated. They were still able to get us right in and didn't give us the stink eye for showing up early. Our server, Stephanie (I think) was delightful and gave us great recommendations. She even took pictures for us. The food was EXCELLENT and Stephanie even brought out a sweet treat on a decorated plate to congratulate us. We were so pleased! Thank you!!"
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Excellent in every way. Hard to beat. You will not be disappointed."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "We had a fine dinner at Market. Delicious calimari and chopped salad. Entrees were fine, not great. The fish was a bit over done and the fried chicken, a leg and thigh, fine. Surprised that font serve a regular 1/2 chicken. The atmosphere is fine enough, maybe a little tired. The wait staff are excellent and our main waiter was friendly, genuinely welcoming and helpful on describing itens on the menu."
    Dined on 6/10/2014