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About Napkins Bar and Grill

Napkins Bar + Grill, situated in the heart of downtown Napa offers a straightforward yet sophisticated menu of American cuisine with a global influence. Come enjoy Napa's favorite happy hour in our bar, bring friends for lunch and dinner in our colorful dining room or enjoy endless mimosas on the patio for brunch. Our seasonally inspired, and locally sourced menu offers something for everyone - pair your meal with a glass from our extensive wine list or a signature cocktail from our full bar.

1001 Second Street
Napa, CA 94559
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Global, International, Dining Bar

Hours of Operation:


Hours

Su-Th 11:00am-10:00pm

F-Sa 10:00pm-close

Sa-Su 11:00am-3:00pm Brunch

Cross Street:
Main Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(707) 927-5333

Website:
http://www.napkinsnapa.com/

Entertainment:
Napkins Bar + Grill offers a diverse variety of live entertainment.

DJ, Solo Instrumental, Full Band

Catering:
Napkins Bar + Grill offers full range of catering and offsite services. We tailor our catering menu to fit the needs of all types of customers. Corporate, private, and special events.

Parking Details:
Public Lot and Easy Street Parking

Executive Chef:
Erasto Jacinto

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Napkins Bar and Grill Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.0

service

4.2

ambience

3.9

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
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Good for Groups (2)
Live Sports (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Authentic (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Good for Birthdays (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Cozy (1)
Creative Cuisine (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Healthy (1)
Live Music (1)
Romantic (1)
Scenic View (1)
Seasonal (1)
Special Occasion (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined 3 days ago

I have been here a couple of times now and the food and service are always consistently good. This time however the restaurant was full, all the TVs were on and they had a musician playing live music. It was very distracting and hard to carry a conversation. In my opinion the place is just too small for live music. Plus it irritates me to have to yell to have a conversation with friends. Overall, I would recommend this restaurant for it's food and service consistency.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Live Sports, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Fun
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 4 days ago

Nice vibe. Service was very good. Food pretty good. Quick dinner, drop in, close by home - will go again.

Tags: Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 4 days ago

They were very busy. Our waitress was nice but not around enough. Another waiter brought our main course but no one came prior so we had to hold our empty salad plates up in the air so he could put the main ones down... unacceptable. He said oh next time you come sit in my area and walked off... the food was good but not enough salt on anything and no garlic in the mashed potatoes. We also had to pour our wine. Not sure if we will return.

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 (Central Coast)·Dined 7 days ago

We had Valentine's Day lunch here and it was so good. Attentive service, kid friendly food, a booster chair and balloon for the 2.5 yr old in our party. Our server was all smiles and the food was top notch. My best salad had heart shaped beets on it. Heart beets, on Valentine's Day. Get it?!?!?! LOVE! Zero complaints. Really want to come back and experience the club vibe they have on Fri & Sat!!!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal, Romantic, Healthy, Special Occasion, Fun
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 28, 2018

The wings, fried chicken sandwich, and bulleit cocktail were fantastic. Katelyn was awesome

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Went for brunch with my granddaughter & her friend. The menu didn't have a lot of breakfast options that were appealing for the teens and the only option for my eggs benedict was with salmon. I asked for no salmon and substituted avocado instead. The benedict was served to me with the salmon and had to be taken back to be reworked. I was charged full price for the benedict with Salmon and charged extra for the avocado. Not ideal. Nice to have music there for Sunday brunch, but the volume was a bit loud so not conducive to conversation without raising your voice a bit.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Wonderful food, friendly staff and lots of fun!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Met up with a couple for dinner to celebrate my guy’s bday. Since it was a Friday night and the end of a workday we wanted something casual but with good food and an atmosphere where we could visit since we don’t see other often. I had read about their chef, formerly of Mustards, and was hopeful after reviewing the menu online. I decided on the Habanero Chicken which was delicious, served with garlic mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables. My boyfriend had the hanger steak which he loved. Our friends ordered the ribs and Caesar salads. They also loved their choices. The restaurant wasn’t busy on this particular night so it was easy to talk and comfortable but I wouldn’t say cozy. I think it would be fairly loud when full. Service was fine but because it wasn’t busy I felt like we could’ve had a bit more attention. I’m in the service industry so I notice things others may not even care about. Still, it was a great night out and I’d still recommend it. Go for the food.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 13, 2018

We had reservations, but were seated 30 minutes after our scheduled time. They did apologize for it though.

Tags: Fun
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Chose this restaurant because it seemed a quick in quick out. Had tickets and were on a time schedule. It was SO loud! Super packed. Alcohol flows, large counter seating and HUGE TV screens. The food bad, at lease what we had, we both had the Fried Chicken Sandwich with cheese on a bun. It was a super thin (1/4 in at most) piece of chicken, breaded and browned (not fried) and the cheese was non-existent. It was smothered in guacamole and some spicy sauce neither of which worked certainly not together. Mine came with a side Salad (soggy, just lettuce) and his was $3 extra to sub fries which were really good but $3? No salad on his. The staff is nice and friendly but BUSY. Price was close to $50 for 2 beers, 2 sandwhiches ($16/ea) $3 sub fries and tip. Not worth a penny. Be prepared the large TV screens and huge counter seating attracts a younger crowd especially during a game. It was packed, and so loud it was hard to talk and it was early (7pm). They cram people in there too so you will be close to the people you are dining with if not sharing a bench seat against the window. The alcohol flows so that amps up the noise level too. I think its the location right on Main with lots of people happening by that draws the crowd. Looks inviting and busy but keep walking!

Tags: Live Sports, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Napkins is a must dine location when in Napa! Not only was the food absolutely delicious, but the service was impeccable. Bottomless mimosas are a must! Everything was wonderful. Ask for Jasmine...she was excellent!

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 11, 2018

The Niman burger was amazing! The house salad and guacamole was fantastic as well.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Our waitress was very friendly and pleasant!!! Food was good and a great lunch price!!! Would return for sure!!!

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 (神奈川)·Dined on December 26, 2017

We visited Napa for winery tour. We wanted to have a nice dinner for our special day.
The dinner was really good!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Cozy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 25, 2017

We were seated in a separate room and it repeatedly felt like our server forgot about us

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Friendly staff - gluten free options - clean food (Niman ranch beef) delicious meal - great ambiance - wonderful dining experience! Kid friendly as well

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Good food; reasonably priced. Friendly waitstaff.
Nice live (unexpected) music but too loud for a small space and quiet conversation. We will return.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Overall service was great and food is a step up from regular pub food. Found it strange that they don’t service fries automatically with burgers - you have to order a large basket of them instead if you want any. I got the bacon cheeseburger - burger cooked as I’d ordered by the brioche bun tasted stale - it was very very dry.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Quick good service and the food was awesome. In and out in less than 1 hour. Would definitely go back.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Food was good. Service was excellent.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 8, 2017

It was wonderful! Great looking restaurant with comfortable seating. Bottomless mimosas at brunch were great. Food was delicious and enjoyed the live music. Definitely coming back!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 7, 2017

A really good place for dinner before an event at the Napa Uptown Theater. Also a good cocktail place.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New England)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Good place to grab a quick bite to eat. Staff was super friendly and helpful.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Great place, lunch was very reasonable. I can highly recommend this place and would go there again

Tags: Special Occasion, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Went for brunch and was delighted by the gluten-free options available. Bottomless mimosas at $15 was definitely a welcome sight as well. I got there around 11:30 and was treated to some acoustic guitar at 12, also very fun. Will be back again.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Good service and food, but the scene was a bit chaotic and the crowd was a little rowdy

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 18, 2017

Food veery good service was fine prices fair for the area. Place is a good local establish,ent.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 15, 2017

We ordered a wedge salad and beet salad which were delicious. We didn't realize that they would be entree size (we should have asked). We intended to order entrees but were so full we shared a burger that was moist and delicious!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Not as good as previous visits. The fish tostada used to have more flavor, but the cabbage mixture was lacking, and the service took too long after dinner to order dessert.
Not worth the cost during this meal, sorry to say.

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 (London)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Very pleasant experience. Enjoyed some drinks at the bar afterwards, watching an amazing bar lady do her job - very entertaining

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Booked a table for 10 and they put us in a private room, so perfect for our loud group! Great food and service. Would go back here again :)

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Hot Spot
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 3, 2017

We have been to this restaurant many times. The Food, atmosphere, and service is outstanding. They have live music most Sundays from noon to 3 (Doug Houser playing 60,70, & 80) and a bottomless mimosa! The chef will customize your meal to accommodate any dietary needs. There is also a free parking garage just 1 block away and we have never had a problem finding a parking space. Highly recommend!

Tags: Vegan, Great for Lunch, Live Music, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Great food and drinks! We enjoyed the atmosphere & had fun watching it turn into a night club. Fun, upbeat place. The mac and cheese was amazing!! Totally coming back!

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Tostada was fantastic as were the desserts

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Food well prepared and service superb. Will be back!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 2, 2017

My food was good but spicy. I told the server that it was very hot and he did not offer any alternative. I did not finish it. My husband ordered the pork chop and it was raw in the middle, he did take it back and bring him a new one. The rest of us were finished at that time and he then took his home. This was disappointing. The wine was good. It was a busy, holiday weekend and it was a Saturday evening so maybe they were overwhelmed.

Tags: Spicy, Casual
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 (San Joaquin)·Dined on August 26, 2017

We really liked the location down on the river front. Had a really good meal. Tried something new on the food and drink menu. Exactly what we were looking for. Will definitely come back and will certainly tell others about Napkins.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Had lunch with a friend and we both enjoyed our salads. My ahi tuna was cooked perfectly
and, surprisingly, the lemon cream wasabi dressing was not too hot. It worked really well with the salad. I just wish there had been a bit more of the greens. My friend had the pear salad and it was much larger than mine, but she proclaimed it equally delicious. Our waitress, Kayla, was a delight....super friendly and on the ball at every turn. Great lunch. Thank you.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Lunch, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 18, 2017

....been here several times...this time sat at the bar & had food & drinks...food was great as always....chicken wings, burger, fries, more....on a Fri afternoon about 4p...bar was full...good atmosphere...usually go on a weekday when it's not so busy which is what hubby & I prefer. One thing negative was the bartender, A.E....did not make conversation, took our orders & not much else...had to ask another server for silverware/plate/napkin...& when we paid the bill he mumbled something we could not understand & we didn't care at that point...when we go again & see him, we will leave....first time ever we did not leave a tip.

Tags: People Watching, Casual, Happy Hour
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 12, 2017

At their two times during our stay in Napa. Both lunch and dinner were very good. Casual very friendly atmosphere with real y solid food. Casual dress and good cooking exactly what we were looking for.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Casual
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