Mustards Grill
Mustards Grill

Mustards Grill

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.mustardsgrill.com/
  • Phone: 7079442424
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 9:00pm, Friday: 11:30am - 9:30pm, Saturday: 11:00am - 9:30pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Californian, Barbecue
  • Executive Chef: Cindy Pawlcyn
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Please contact our sister property, Cindy's Backstreet Kitchen, for your next private party.

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Mustards Grill
Aged for almost 30 years in the Napa Valley… Since its beginnings as a local gathering spot over 29 years ago, Mustards Grill has blossomed into a destination for all who appreciate memorable food, superb wines and a warm welcome. Mustards food is Chef/Owner Cindy Pawlcyn’s mix of American regional dishes with global influences. The list of “Way Too Many Wines” represents the best from appellations throughout California and the New World. Mustards is an American Grill, featuring flavors from around the globe. The wood-burning grill produces such favorites as Cindy’s famous Mongolian Pork Chop, chipotle –rubbed Quail, and the ½ pound Niman Ranch hamburger. The oakwood smoker fills the restaurant with aromas of BBQ baby back ribs and tea-smoked Peking duck. Specialties include Seared Ahi Tuna on sesame crackers and Crispy Calamari tossed with curried slaw. The eclectic wine list features hard to find gems from California, the American Northwest, & South America.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Mustards Grill reviews from OpenTable diners
523 reviews since May 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
88% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (321)great for lunch (248)notable wine list (243)special occasion (175)neighborhood gem (160)hot spot (123)great for brunch (77)good for groups (68)romantic (49)scenic view (44)kid-friendly (35)vibrant bar scene (27)late-night find (5)great for outdoor dining (4)Show More
  • Disappointed
    jcjmcVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    This place came recommended, but the food here just fell flat. Nothing special about it. Felt the quality of the meat and it's preparation left much to be desired and even disliked the dessert. The tamale appetizer was the lone bright spot. There are better meals to be had in the valley and definitely some other exquisite places to try in Yountville. Also it is very loud and hard to hear across the table, and this in coming from someone in her 20's, who typically likes energetic restaurants.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2001
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Mustards is a local treasure, I'm sure. We usually order some of the specials, but highly recommend the day's Tostada. No matter what you order, you will be SO pleased with your food. It is beyond wonderful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Recommended by a local-right on!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2002
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Do it--it's excellent. No pretension at all. Great
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleased many times
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    My wife and I have been enjoying Mustard's Grill for over 20 years now. Great food and service. It is a have to in Napa.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Good stuff! All of our party very satisfied. Outstanding service.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Very rushed. Sat at a 5ppl table (2 of us) next to a bathroom!
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  • Disappointing
    Satisfied
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Had not been to Mustard's Grill in years but had good memories of last visit. Felt lucky to snag a restaurant just two days ahead of time. Now I know why a table was available. The place was packed with guests who looked like they were one-time visitors or came fresh off a tour bus. The staff seemed stressed and focused on getting guests through their meals quickly. And the food was not what you'd expect. My spare ribs were overcooked, dry, and tough. My partner's cheese custard and roasted vegetables were limited to an overly cheesy square, small eggplant slices, and a few cherry tomatoes. Since we don't go to Napa often and were looking forward to a good meal, this was a particularly disappointing experience.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not what I thought!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Potatoes were cold, waitress not very friendly, fish overcooked.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hunan chicken salad was terrible!
    EspressoVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We have heard great reviews about Mustards but our experience was horrible. We had 2pm lunch reservations for 2 people - we were seated 20 minutes late. They were very busy and packed. We must have ordered the 2 worst dishes on the menu: the Hunan chicken salad and grilled ahi sandwich. Both items need to be removed from the menu.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • NYCeater
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Been going to Mustards for 20+ years. One of the best restaurants in America the entire time. Never disappoints. Great food, warm service, jolly atmosphere, authentic avatar of all that is true and good in Napa Valley.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable
    EllandH
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Yummy carrot soup. Nice wine list by the glass or split bottle. Service was fine except we ordered a split bottle of Pride Cab and our waiter offered to decant this for us but forgot. Other wise a great experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Confortable-good food
    WineandDine
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    We enjoyed our experience - always good food and great service! An adequate wine list!
    Special Features:
    late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Travelnat
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Excellent food and ambiance in Napa, California. The Mongolian pork chops were succulent and tender. The salad was freshly harvested from their garden out back. Wonderful dining experience!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food & Service - Always Great
    TripleL
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    For the last 20 years, we have enjoyed eating at Mustards Grill. This past Saturday we celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary and we wanted to drive up to enjoy the Mongolian Pork Chop. Service and the food never disappoint!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always great
    allyfVIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Have been dining here for over 20 years and it never disappoints. I have had maybe 1 bad meal. The bun was stale on a sandwich. They however took care of it plus went above and beyond to make up for it. Recommend reservations on weekends. Lunch time can be very busy. Bar is small and basically a holding place for people waiting for a table.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food and service
    BlueAngels
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    3 of us were there to celebrate a special birthday. We shared an appetizer, 2 salads, 3 entrees and 2 desserts. We had the pork chop, rib eye steak and BBQ rib. The portions are big. The side dishes are very good as well. If it weren't for the distance, we would go back there more often.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A favorite
    Foodforever
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Like an elegant truck stop on steroids. Always great food. Always busy so don't go without reservations! Great spot before going to the Lincoln theater.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
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  • Great food...felt rushed
    Gottabyum
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Went to Napa for the weekend and Mustards was highly recommended by friends who had dined there several times. Had reservations for a late lunch, 2:45, and were seated shortly after arriving. I ordered the hanger steak..delicious. Others in our group ordered the pork chop and chicken which also got rave reviews, but one other ordered the smoked duck, unfortunately, the smoked flavor was so overwhelming, that's all you tasted! The only other negative was our waiter...though efficient, he never once smiled or exhibited a very affable presence..he made us feel rushed. We noticed other waiters interacting amiably with their guests. Too bad...as I would have had a completely positive experience otherwise.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • service food quality could improve
    CONNOSIEUR
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    food was cold, not very friendly service except for the hostess when you first walk in. very disappointed as I had high expectations.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    The food was weak. Pasta was tasteless, ribs were undercooked, steak not very tender.
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  • Luv2gooutVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We have late lunches here all of the time. There is always a crowd here no matter what time of day it is! Great food. Prompt, professional, friendly service. That is a wonderful formula for success.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently Delicious
    2fans
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    The best tomato soup of my life. Great halibut. Amazing onion rings Our waitress took great care to avoid nuts and sesame for my allergic niece and nephew.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Consistently Delicious
    lpblpb
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Always food friendly and fabulous. No matter your preference, this long time treasure has something for everyone's diet. On the seismic-scrumptious-scale, this is an 8.7. Why not a 9.0? Well, I never have room for dessert. One day...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • fantastic lunch.
    CRC63
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Mustards certainly lived up to its stellar reputation. During our first day in the Napa Valley we stopped here for lunch and we are glad we did. Just do it yourselves. It is all that they say about it. I had the tuna filet sandwich and shared the Mac-n-Cheese side.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yum!
    Stef5480
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Best Pork Chop ever! We enjoyed a great dinner with friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food wasn't the best
    CharlyVIP
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Very fair priced restaurant, service was great, lot's of energy!!! The food was pretty basic - not a big deal although not what you would expect in Napa Valley -
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  • Impeccable service.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    The hostesses then waitress those serving water et al were all completely in tune to our every need. Offered suggestions to these two alabama ladies who had never been to napa valley. Service was absolutely incredible. Food was Devine. Atmosphere wonderful.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Iconic
    guard
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    We've been coming to Mustard's for years and it did not disappoint. Great food, lively atmosphere and good service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • loved everything
    Bday
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    We like to sample small plates so we had about a half dozen dishes. my mother and I loved the Maytag blue cheese salad which they kindly split for us. my favorite is always the watercress dip that comes with the french fries and the baked Mac n cheese. my mother said that the housemade sourdough is the best that she has ever had. My teenage daughter loves the house my potato chips and garlic mashed potatoes. The wine list is quite impressive and on a warm day, I recommend the Albariño and the White Blend.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Some Good, Some Not
    golfkatVIP
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Soup of the day was excellent, along with the tamal appetizer. Ahi sandwich always superb. But the new version of the pork sandwich leaves much to be desired. Not very flavorful with dry chunks of pork. The pulled version was much better. Not much flavor, bread to soggy with sauce. Need to get back to the good old pulled pork BBQ sandwich that made Mustard's famous!!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fun with friends
    Ohhhmazing
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    We enjoyed a lovely double date with anothe couple. Which. Worked out nicely in enjoying appetizer together. The onion rings were great and there was enough to share between the four of us. We also shared house made chips and the heirloom tomato salad. Both were good. Everyone chose a different entree from the specials which was a great way to sample all the great offerings. Everything was beautifully prepared and delicious. Our server Anthony was superb! He took really good care to ensure we had everything we needed all through the evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Mustard's Grill is a "must-go-to" whenever we visit Napa Valley. The ever-changing menu is always exciting and delicious. We had the Lamb Special and it was just that - special! Can't wait to return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Break Away
    Dawny
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Our waiter was fantastic and the duck superb. My husband had a lamb burger and loved it. Our teenage daughter enjoyed a normal cheeseburger so all were happy! Paired my duck with cab franc and had a great experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wine Country Gem
    cheftch
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    We were on vacation in Napa and had previously heard some really great things from a friend about Mustards. I made a reservation in advance of our trip and was glad I did! Mustards is a very busy place and most natives of Napa recommend it as one of their best restaurants to visit. We were not disappointed! Food, atmosphere & of course the wine were all great! Service started off a little slow but then was very good. If you visit Napa, Mustards is a must do!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • a lovely lunch
    Virginia
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Mustard's is one of my favorites in the Napa Valley. Been coming for years and always consistently wonderful.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013VIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Mustard's is the Napa Valley standard bearer- always reliable for both great food and service.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never disappoints
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    The staff is top notch, the wine list is amazing but in the end it's all about the food. Mustards never disappoints. We live in south Florida but travel to northern California every couple of years. We always incluclude Mustards in our plans. Expensive? Yes. But worth it every time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lunch in Napa
    neverseen
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Outstanding salad with blue cheese , followed by a special of the day- a Bourride as good as you could find anywhere in France. Quite a surprise to discover a Bourride as good as that in the Napa Valley ! And all washed down with a touch of Henri Bourgeois Sancerre . Not bad at all ! Bon apetit !
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bar tender overworked?
    lck88VIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    I've always enjoyed this restaurant and the bartenders have been so fun and helpful with a great knowledge of wine. Not so this time. The female bartender that night practically growled as she dealt with our group of 6 girls and although I ordered the Rose that was highlighted on the list she poured what looked to be a dark red wine. I didn't question because she was already in such an unpleasant state. I will think twice about recommending this restaurant or going there on my next Napa trip. One bad bartender can ruin the whole restaurant experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Meets all expectations
    Cran
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We heard about Mustards via chef & magazine reviews. Expectations were high and they were all met and surpassed. Mustards is exactly as billed: a classic, elegant truck stop. Our party of three have very different tastes; vegetarian vinophile, sandwich & beer king and a meat and potatoes gal with a preference for vodka. The menu along with the daily specials allowed all of us several choices for our meal. From a monk fish stew to pulled pork and a 12 oz rib eye all selections were perfectly prepared. Mustards Grill is a "must" for any Napa visit!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.