Ristorante Allegria
Ristorante Allegria

Ristorante Allegria

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ristoranteallegria.com/
  • Phone: (707) 254-8006
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 2:30pm, Friday - Sunday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Sunday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Californian
  • Executive Chef: Chef Cesar Rodriguez
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Experience "Exceptional" Catering. Whether you are planning an intimate dinner or an event, Ristorante Allegria can cater to your next special event. We will travel to the site of your choice for occasions such as Weddings, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Meetings and/or Graduations. We offer delicious cuisine, an elegant presentation, reliable and impeccable service and we can even manage all deliveries, set up and clean-up issues. Call Rodi for details at 707.254.8006
  • Private Party Facilities: The "Original" VAULT Room (up to 10 people); The Chardonnay Room (up to 26 people); The Bella Room (up to 60 people)
  • Private Party Contact: Baris Yildiz 7072548006x
  • Entertainment: Enjoy live music Monday and Wednesday Nights with Lou Zanardi on the Accordion.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Main Street
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: There is parking available behind our building, on the street, and in two parking structures close by.
A word from Ristorante Allegria
Ristorante Allegria features Italian influenced with California Cuisine. In downtown Napa, Ristorante Allegria is located in a historic landmark bank building featuring 35 foot ceilings, a breathtaking ambiance, delicious food, superb service and relaxing Italian music. On the menu, there is chicken, home made pastas, lamb and – the signature Marinated Teriyaki Skirt Steak is not to be missed! Wine connoisseurs will be impressed with the extensive collection of Italian and Napa Valley selections. With our winning combination of warm and impeccable service, simple yet creative dishes and a passion for detail, Ristorante Allegria is the perfect place for your next dining experience in the Napa Valley
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Ristorante Allegria reviews from OpenTable diners
155 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (68)fit for foodies (65)romantic (63)neighborhood gem (62)good for groups (58)notable wine list (50)great for lunch (33)great for outdoor dining (30)vibrant bar scene (30)hot spot (25)late-night find (10)great for brunch (5)kid-friendly (4)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Outstanding
    gabijen
    Dined on 11/23/2014
    We loved it. Our server was Trever. Very helpful. From the calamari, Napa cabbage salads and pastas everything was delicious. You are our favorite. Thank you . We had a delightful time. Hope to be back soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice local spot.
    TravelingFoodies
    Dined on 11/18/2014
    We were in Napa for a food & wine festival and wanted to start our trip with a nice quiet dinner. The staff at Ristorante Allegria was very attentive, friendly and knowledgeable; our water and wine glasses never went dry. The wine list was acceptable and the food was delicious, properly prepared and presented. We'll definitely be back the next time we're in town.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JZ01
    Dined on 11/17/2014
    Great food. Great service. Wife's birthday and she loved it!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tasty Meal
    AnonymousVIP
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Enjoyed our meal here. Husband and I both had salads that were very fresh. I had a shrimp saffron pasta dish that was really tasty but I saved some room for the best bread pudding I've ever had. Highly recommend it. Also great, friendly service and the ambiance of an old bank converted into a restaurant was really fun.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice restaurant !!!
    4CANDY
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    We had very good food. The restaurant has high ceilings so it is very noisy. You had to speak very loudly to be heard. The wait staff is helpful and energenic. It was a very nice evening except for the noise.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very nice evening started at Ristorante Allegria
    Chummers
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    We walked in Saturday night and were greeted at the front desk. With our reservation, we were immediately escorted through the main floor and upstairs. We were shown a couple of different tables in different rooms up there and chose to take one in a smaller room with about 6 tables that only had one other table occupied when we arrived (It did fill up fairly quickly after that). It was a little more quiet and easier to talk. Waiter was very nice, easy to talk with, and explained specials. They brought french bread and a very addicting container of oil and herbs to dip the bread in. Was different and really good. Nice touch. Ordered our meals and a bottle of wine. Only complaint, and this is minor, and perhaps better than the other way around - the meals were at our table in a heartbeat! We had barely opened the bottle of wine and toasted when the food came. I will know for next time to perhaps wait a few more minutes to order or ask to wait a little bit to turn it in. That is the only negative, and it is minor indeed. We ordered Salmon and the fish special. The food was very tasty. It was hot, and not overflowing on the plate. Was plenty to eat, and nice to not be stuffed when finished. Salmon was melt in your mouth good. The other fish dish was also really good and cooked perfectly. Garlic mashed potatoes were good, although not too much garlic, which was probably good for the people sitting around us at the show we went to later in the evening. Veggies were good, not overcooked too. Although dinner came quickly - a good thing if you are in a hurry which we weren't, we were never rushed. We chose to not have dessert, so we sat for about 25 minutes after we finished eating and enjoyed the rest of the bottle of wine. All in all, a really nice start to our evening in Napa. I would recommend Ristorante Allegria for a very nice meal out for a couple, or a small group of family or friends. Good food, good service, and a nice atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently good
    baaholly
    Dined on 11/13/2014
    I have dined here many times, and made reservations for dinner during the Napa Valley Film Festival. I have never been disappointed here. Service is good, and ambiance is lovely. I cannot single out a particular dish, because everything is delicious. Will definitely dine here again. And again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exellent
    GreatItalian
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    We came to Ristorante Alegria for our anniversary and would recommend this place to anyone. Food and service was excellent. The only drawback was the lack of available parking. Seems like everyone drove and parked in downtown Napa that evening, and this was at 5:30 pm. We drove around for a bit searching for parking and finally found a spot in the 2nd street garage.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • romantic dinner
    katiamendez123
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    I love this restaurant, the ambiance was so incredible and romantic, the food is excellent.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • bmg1
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    Outstanding ambiance, service and food. Rodi and staff are all exceptional. Would definitely visit again next time we are in Napa.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always great
    NapadinerVIP
    Dined on 11/5/2014
    We have never had a subpar meal here. They also have gluten free pasta that isn't on the menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good find
    Arsh
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    Short visit to Napa. Chose Allegria from Trip Advisor reviews. Food was very good, veal piccata and a shrimp pasta special. Both were excellent. Cocktails good and a nice selection of wine by the glass. Chocolate mousse cake for dessert, light and rich. Service was fast but not rushed. Only drawback was that the tables were a little close together if you sat out in the middle of the floor.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • nice find
    Bernie
    Dined on 11/3/2014
    Nice place, good food. I asked to change the pasta type, which they accommodated & made sure the rest of the ingredients was correct.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Nice
    MrMrsWonderful
    Dined on 11/3/2014
    Ristorante Allegria was recommended to me by a client who lives in Napa. She said it was fantastic and it was! The decor and ambiance is wonderful and the pasta dishes and wine we had were great. She said that my wife and I had to save room for the Bread Pudding with the Vanilla Gelato, which we didn't save room for it but had it anyways and it was phenomenal!!! I've already recommended it to others. We will definitely be back the next time we are in Napa. Thanks "S" for the recommendation.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dining experience review
    lovefreshfood
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    I don't like writing negative reports. But then how can you improve your business without honest reviews? Very little effort was made to be welcoming in contrast with the many places we visited in Napa. Our waitress was very nice and helpful. Our pasta bolonese Wes very disappointing. We were expecting a lot of flavor in the sauce but found it to be pretty tasteless. We actually had to put pepper and salt on it! I guess we were expecting garlic, onion, basil etc to be tickling our tastebuds but it tasted more like unseasoned ground beef and canned tomato sauce. The butternut squash soup was nice and very filling. I apologize again but there you have it.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A great lunch!
    JJ49VIP
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We always eat here for dinner when in Napa, but this was our first lunchtime visit and it didn't disappoint. The food was delicious as always and our wonderful server Maxsimo made the last meal of the last day of our trip very special. We look forward to our next trip and having both lunch and dinner at Ristorante Allegria.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Wine List
    bookem4096
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    It was a releif to finally see a wine list that recognized that you can get a great bottle of wine in Napa and not pay $60. They had quit a few really good wines in the $30-40 range.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Neighborhood italian
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Very good. Nice evening. Very good service reasonably priced. Our second visit and will go again
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Good
    SpartanDinerVIP
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Allegria is definitely a staple in Napa. Not always the most cutting edge with their menu but it's consistently good Italian paired with good service.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Paulo
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    I don't understand how somebody could rate this restaurant a 4 !!!!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A Favorite in Napa!
    JJ49VIP
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    We live in Atlanta - a city known for wonderful restaurants - but when we plan a trip to Napa we always make a reservation (or two) at this wonderful restaurant. We love everything about it - food, wine, service - and have never been disappointed. We look forward to many more visits to this special place!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome service
    I82much
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    This is always a must stop for us - awesome service and food!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food!
    MMfoodie
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Really enjoyed the skirt steak. Also the salads were terrific. We were there early, so we beat the crowd, so the service was very attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • JJsPICKS
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Always a great visit. Food is consistent and delicious - Service is warm, personal and attentive. The atmosphere is comfortably energetic ... This is a great Napa haunt!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • DINING OUT
    BIRTHDAY
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    HAD AN OUTSTANDING DINNER FOR TWO - EVERYTHING WAS FANTASTIC
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Best of the Best
    Fume
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    I've been a frequent customer of Ristorante Allegria for several years now. The food & service have never disappointed me or my family & friends!! My favorite is the Napa Cabbage Salad and the Marinated Grilled Teriyaki Skirt Steak! Yum, yum, yum! Their cocktails are also quite wonderful!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Corkage
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    We got lucky. We took a bottle of wine we purchased while on our wine tasting tour that day. There was no corkage fee on Mondays. We really enjoyed this restaurant & recommended it several times at the B & B where we are staying.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great service & average food
    trouble
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Enjoyed our dinner, Service was very good but the food was just ok, not bad, just ok. ( ie; pasta with prawns was actually small shrimp over cooked ). Over-all a good experience. Would try some where new my next trip to Napa.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Napa favorite and quake safe
    PumpkinHMB
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    PAfter walking the downtown area of Napa that was recently hit by the earthquake, we returned to a favorite of locals and tourists alike, Allegria. They took us early on a Thursday evening and the food was fantastic. We shared a yummy tender skirt steak satay following it with perfectly prepared pasta dishes: the wild mushroom ravioli and the PAPPARDELLE ALLO ZAFFERANO; fresh Homemade Saffron Pasta, Jumbo Prawns, Wild Mushrooms, Artichoke Hearts, Finished With Roasted Shrimp Bisque. Absolutely delicious. My husband ordered the bread pudding for dessert and said it was the best he ever had. Don't be put off by the scaffolding at the entrance. It's beautiful inside this old bank built after the '06 quake.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect
    wedinnapa
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    The food was great, the prices were reasonable and the service was excellent. We booked here as a luncheon after our wedding in Napa. We will be back. The location was great as well.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • lostcar
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Everything was wonderful. We arrived a few minutes early and reception was warm and table ready. We had a nice quiet location making it easy to talk. My husband likes a cocktail and it was prepared perfectly, and the food just superb.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointed
    gabijen
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Disappointed with service and food. Did not have waitperson. We had every staff member that walked by. Hope this was just an off night.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Another great dining experience
    lunchwithfriends
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Have been here before for dinner twice and loved it. Went with friends for lunch and we all thoroughly enjoyed this restaurant. Our food was fabulous and included the wild mushroom raviolis, gnocchis, and pappardelle with prawns. Service was excellent. Will definitely go back again. We chose to sit inside because earthquake repair work was being done on the outside of the building, but they do have nice patio seating for a future time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious food, but...
    WeTriedIt
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    The food was delicious; however, with the music so loud, I believe guests had to be loud as well to hear each other which, unfortunately, lead to a very loud environment. So great place to eat if you don't mind the energetic vibe.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • So Good Alaways.....
    JimmymacVIP
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    We are frequent visitors at this restaurant. We took our son visiting from L.A. and he loved it saying everything was delicious and perfect. We had the Skirt Satay appetizers along with the Ceasar Salad. Both were excellent! We then enjoyed Veal Piccata and Rigatoni and both were very good. As many times as we have been here , we have never tried the Bread Pudding desert until now and this was the best bread pudding we ever had. No doubt, this will be our desert of choice in the future. Bon Appetite!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always delicious
    Jill
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Food is always fabulous, great service that cater to locals and tourists. It used to be a bank; noise level can get high but wonderful place for date night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A most pleasant surprise!
    LocalVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Truly a local favorite. Allegria manages to provide consistent quality at a very reasonable price. We've come here 6 times and have not been disappointed. To our pleasant surprise, the veal was exceptional. The pastas have always been very good and if you want your salmon "rare", they get it right!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Steve
    Steve
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We live in Napa and want to support local business. We were concerned that the earth quake and scaffolding for repairs might be turning visitors off. Not the case, they were very busy. The main dining room is on the loud side so we asked the server and they moved us upstairs to a much quieter space. Their take on olive oil for dipping is outstanding and we bought a mason jar to take home.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing!
    MlmsVIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    I highly recommend the saffron pasta with the prawns. Amazing!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special Dinner
    2HappyDiners2
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    I treated a dear friend to a birthday dinner last Thursday and after a sputtering beginning, (wait person, hostess and our table were not coordinated)all was corrected when I raised my hand high toward the hostess station. From that point onward, service and meal proved to be very good and a fun evening for us. Would be happy to recommend this restaurant for casual or special dinning. Thank you one and all.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate