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About Goose & Gander

Goose & Gander is a charming restaurant in St. Helena, located in Walter Martini's historic 1920 bungalow. Lunch & Dinner is served daily in the basement bar, the dining room, & in the garden. Goose & Gander is a wine country public house and a local favorite, as well as the perfect spot to host events up to 100 people.

1245 Spring Street
St. Helena, CA 94574
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Gastro Pub

Hours of Operation:
Sunday through Thursday 11:30am - 11pm
Friday-Saturday 11:30am - Midnight

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(707) 967-8779

Website:
http://goosegander.com/

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Join us for Goose & Gander's “Speakeasy New Year’s Eve”
5 Course Dinner - $165 (after party included) optional wine pairing - $85
(tax and gratuity not included) Ragtime dinner music by Bob Wringwald. After party with "DJ Rotten Robbie" 9 PM - 1 AM ($40 Admission for party only)

Goose & Gander Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (23)
Great for Outdoor Dining (23)
Neighborhood Gem (20)
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Fit for Foodies (20)
Local Ingredients (19)
Handcrafted Cocktails (18)
Romantic (18)
Bar Seating (16)
Casual (15)
Creative Cuisine (15)
Fun (14)
Cozy (13)
Special Occasion (12)
Notable Wine List (11)
Great for Lunch (11)
Quiet Conversation (10)
Good for Anniversaries (9)
Comfort Food (9)
Good for Groups (9)
Worth the Drive (9)
Authentic (8)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Happy Hour (8)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Hot Spot (6)
Sunday Lunch (6)
People Watching (6)
Healthy (5)
Quick Bite (5)
Seasonal (5)
Business Meals (4)
Great Beer (4)
Organic (4)
Great for Brunch (3)
Kid-friendly (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Live Music (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Scenic View (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Vegan (2)
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 (Portland)·Dined 7 days ago

We had a great meal at Good and Gander this last weekend. We were early for our reservation, and moseyed down to the bar. We lucked out, and scored a booth in the bar. It was happening in the bar. Great people watching. Our server Brian was awesome, and gave us some terrific suggestions...one of those being an upgrade of fresh shaved truffles on our mushroom soup. Hands down, best soup I have ever had. Octopus was very good. We also ordered the salmon....it was OK... the tomato conserva in the dish was weird, in my opinion. We will be back if for nothing else, the great service and soup!

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Vibrant Bar Scene, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined 7 days ago

Everything we had, from the cocktails to the entrees to the dessert, was perfectly balanced. Chanterelle & Meyer lemon pasta had just enough acidity to balance the chili butter sauce. And whatever you do, you MUST get the basque cake. Several other desserts sounded wonderful, but I know from experience how good basque cake can be and Goose & Gander’s interpretation did not disappoint.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 9, 2017

The server did not mention the specials, and although good humored, did not bring the check in a timely manner. The fries, ordered extra crispy, were rather limp, the chicken sandwich greasy. The bathroom - located in the basement, down dark stairs - was not very clean. Not inspired to return. The patio, however, is quite nice, weather permitting.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Awesome. Fabulous wine list (and please order the Basque cake so that this uncommon delicacy will at least stand a chance of remaining on the menu).

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 5, 2017

We went to celebrate my husband passing his Somm exam . Once the waiter found out he told the other staff and everyone came over to say congrats. The waiter then sent over a couple glasses of sparkling. Everyone was so nice and food was excellent!!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Second visit in three weeks. Awesome the first time and just as awesome the second time. Our waitress was amazing and the burgers and fries and bloody Mary's are to die for !

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Hot Spot
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 3, 2017

I had dined here before about a year ago and had a superb experience. Food was good enough this time around, but not as wonderful as I remembered. I was particularly annoyed that our waiter asked us 3x in the course of our first 15 minutes whether or not we were ready to order. It felt like they wanted to rush us out the door (even though we were seated at 7:45, so nowhere near close). All told we were in and out within an hour. With so many wonderful restaurants in the area, I really expected great food and exceptional service.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Great menu, really good food, certainly not for the diet conscious but really good. Many dishes were shared. Fun atmosphere. Wait staff were attentive and available. Great for groups, business, friends.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Everyone that works at goose is Amazing!! Especially Dwight, Shelly, Ben, Bitman, Emma, Rafa, Alex, Mark, Jay and Jason (not Jason bitman.)

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 (London)·Dined on November 20, 2017

This is o e of those places you always want to go to !!!!
I do not live in this country, but I would love to take you guys to Brazil !!!
Congratulations !! You were awesome !!!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We were accommodated at the bar for a full meal on a busy night. Owner Andy Florsheim took the time to find us and greet us personally.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Wonderful mushroom soup

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We loved a restaurant that used to be in this location. This place needs work. We requested bread with our soup and salad since it wasn’t served. The bread we got should have been left unserved. Our special occasion was ignored, and mains were served while still drinking our cocktails. We had to summon the waiter for wine, food was cold by the time the wine appeared. Coffee was served without cream or sugar.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 8, 2017

I was staying in Calistoga for one week. Three nights I decided to dine here because the experience was incredible. The staff - Emma, Jack, and Jay were so professional and friendly. The cocktails were mind blowingly good. The food was excellent. Ordered the dry wings - delicious! The bone marrow was sensational. I’d highly recommend this stop to anyone in the area.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Food was great however we sat outside and it was very dark and difficult to see while eating.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Fun
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Ambiance and setting in the garden was lovely - 5 stars. Food was just okay - 3 stars. Service was average - 3 stars.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Great food no goose or gander🍴😀

Atmosphere was impressive

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Vegan, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Food was just ok. The fois gras was not very good. Duck fat french fries were very good. With so many restaurants to choose from in the valley, this restaurant will move to the bottom of our list.

Tags: Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Great meal and ambience

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Interesting place, outdoor seating is beautiful with persimmon trees. The menu is a little complicated and small. That said, I had the burger and it was great (but messy). Duck fat fries were very plain. Overall, good ambiance, great service, ok menu but what we had was pretty good.

Tags: Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on October 6, 2017

Everything from the duck fat fries and wings to the butternut squash risotto with pomegranate and pumpkin seeds was fabulous. Outdoor dining was lovely and the landscaping made it feel as you were in the country.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Seasonal, Vegan, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Organic, Happy Hour, Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun, Romantic, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Disabled Access, Great Beer, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Quick Bite, Bar Seating
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Amazing well made drinks. Nice to break up a day of wine tasting with a cocktail. The duck was prepared perfectly and their special Chestnut pasta was perfect.

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·Dined on September 25, 2017

They accept large group (we had 10 people). When I called to change my reservation they took care of it very kindly. The waiter is kind and patient, and he always has a smile. My guest liked the steak, and I think the duck breast is delicious, it's crispy outside and tender inside!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Burger lovers- this is your happy place! Fries are the way fries should be, and then some. The mushroom soup is AMAZING. So rich though, so we were glad we shared. Jason took great care of us, graciously and patiently answered our questions. Looking forward to coming back again.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 23, 2017

It was my husband's birthday treat and he and our boys thoroughly enjoyed the meal, especially the heirloom tomatoes with burrata cheese. Our servers were also very friendly and attentive. We will definitely go back.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Good for Groups
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 23, 2017

We love Jay in the bar! Had a great dinner and of course great cocktails. One of st helenas best spots.

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 (Nashville)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Great restaurant with very good, original dishes. Highly recommend.

Tags: Authentic
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 (New England)·Dined on September 22, 2017

We chose this restaurant based upon reviews and it did not disappoint! Nice touches to help us celebrate our 30th Anniversary - glass of champagne for each of us and menus with our date printed on them. The server (Jason) recommended the fried olives with pistachios and the smoked corn croquettes - what a fabulous start to the meal. We each had the G&G Burger - after eating at great restaurants all week the burger looked appealing. It was cooked to perfection and the taste was amazing. The service from Jason through out the evening was great. We will definitely make this a stop on our next trip to Napa.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on September 20, 2017

The hostess, the server and the staff were all courteous and professional and very, very nice. It was a great dinner.

Tags: Casual, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 19, 2017

I had a fantastic. Meal, a. NY steak and we had our waiter select a bottle of wine, it was a great selection. Will be returning!!!!!!

Tags: Cozy, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on September 18, 2017

Very disappointed with bone marrow. We're was the bone marrow? Sauce was ok, but were was the bone marrow.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Portland)·Dined on September 18, 2017

After reading about G&G in Wine Spectator, we expected more than we got. I had duck, my wife pork chop. The duck was a little under-cooked and neither duck nor pork were seasoned. We had to ask for salt because there was none on the table. The duck came with ancient grains that was good, but no sauce, which was not so good.. The server was a jolly guy and was very attentive

Tags: Happy Hour, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

We went here for our anniversary. Loved the ambience. We enjoyed the cheese plate and duck fat fries. The cheese plate had a very messy look, the crackeres were just tossed on top. We enjoyed the duck and burger entree. Wished we sat outside, because there was a very loud table downstairs with ladies cackling. Our server wasn't very attentive.

Tags: Fun, Good for a Date, People Watching, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great Beer, Romantic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Our food arrived before our drinks, not an issue for us and no complaints, however the waiter immediately apologized and our next round was on the house.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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·Dined on September 16, 2017

Amazing food and great service. Our server was happy to give us different vegetarian options, and some of his personal favorites on the menu. The bar downstairs is very fun and the cocktails are one of a kind.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Great place, wonderful food, and fantastic people.
Nice options to eat outside in the patio or in the very comfortable inside. Also seemed to have a semi private room for larger groups and a cool bar area downstairs.
Extensive wine list, as expected here, great menu. We loved the cheeses, duck breast, and chicken breast and dessert.
Our service was wonderful. All great...but what really makes this place special is the people. Everyone we interacted with seemed happy and enjoying what they were doing...just a great fun relaxed vibe.
Loved this place!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 13, 2017

This is our 6th time at G&G and 4 of those times we had the same waitress, Shelley. Absolutely amazing waitress. Very attentive and very friendly. We just adore her. We like to bring friends from out of the area to G&G and we are never disappointed. Their cocktails are world famous and go great with their delicious appetizers. We always seem to get the Corn Croquetts, the fried olives with pistachios and the Duck Fat fries. Dinners have been fabulous and too many to mention. I have never had anything that I wasn't over the top happy with. This is truly a Napa Valley gem.

Tags: Casual, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating
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 (Columbus)·Dined on September 12, 2017

an outstanding eatery. Great for foodies. Duck fat fries are awesome. Burata and tomato awesome. Burger with quail egg awesome. If only I could eat there everyday.

Tags: Romantic, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Organic, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Good Vegetarian Options, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating
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·Dined on September 9, 2017

Their wine list was overpriced - double what you'd find identical bottles for elsewhere - and limited. The steak was $50 and poor quality - tough, flavorless, and with uninspiring sides. The restaurant was overly warm (weather was unseasonably hot, I get it) which further exacerbated our discomfort.

On the plus side, their cocktails were fantastic and the hand-sculpted ice cube was great. The service was excellent.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Seasonal
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Such a great food experience. We chose to eat a bunch of small plates instead of an entree each. Oh my goodness the food was to die for, as well as their cocktails. The chicharrones were amazing, the bone marrow was the best, the fries were perfect, the Spanish octopus was lovely and the tomato and burrata salad was so fresh and yummy. We loved each dish we had, and we had a lot! The service was just as good, Shelly was our waitress and we really enjoyed her. She was attentive and really sweet. Cannot wait to go back there each time we visit Napa county!!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Late-night Find, Creative Cuisine
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