Angèle Restaurant & Bar

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French
Angèle Restaurant & Bar is an intimate restaurant perched above the Napa River. The 155-seat restaurant is the realization of the Rouas family’s dream to create a refuge that offers delicious French country foods, wines, and occasions for celebration with friends and family. With all-day service within the 80-seat rustic yet elegant dining room and on the 75-seat riverfront terrace, celebration is ongoing.

Together the Rouas family have designed an oasis where a European sensibility of food and wine captures the true essence of joie de vivre.Cancellation policy - must be cancelled 48 hours prior to reservation. If not cancelled prior to 48 hours a $25 per person cancellation fee will be charged. Please note, the cancellation fee for holidays is $50 per person and reservations need to be cancelled at least 72 hours in advance.

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Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Join us to celebrate Thanksgiving dinner on the Napa Seine. Chef Phil Moratin is creating a beautiful prefix menu with additions for $78

Thursday, November 28, 2019

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RP
San Francisco
81 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our go to restaurant in Napa, at least once a month! Knew right away there must be a new chef! The food was even better than usual! The escargot were perfect!

Just like downtown Paris!

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you Chef! This review means a lot us and the chef was very excited to read this as well. We look forward to your next visit with us. Merci! Angèle Family

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TS
Sacramento
65 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Steak tartare outside in an inviting environment— great. So so omelette. Good accompanying salad. Poor and expensive glass of Gigondas. Music way too loud but they turned it down on request. Friends’ enjoyed their meals. Attentive service.

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write us your thoughts. We apologize that you didn’t care for certain items. We try our best to make sure everything is perfect. We look forward to your next visit Thank you again Angèle Family

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MV
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great vibe , excellent food and service.
Had a such a great time, we went2 nights in a row !

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you! We re so happy you enjoyed your time with us. Angele Team

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OT
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My special occasion place "which is everyday" what a great what to celebrate my birthday !! Great venue super staff, great food! Kudos to Bettina and her entire team!!

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded 2 days ago

Hello and thank you for your kind words. We truly appreciate it. We look forward to your next visit with us Angele Team

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AK
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a great experience - the food is on point, service is excellent, setting is beautiful. One of our very favorite restaurant in Napa!

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We truly appreciate it. We look forward to your next visit. Angele Team

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H
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall 1food 3service 2ambience 4

I had dined at Angele previously. I made my reservation online for my mother and myself. When I showed up I was curtly greeted by a male who asked "Can I help you?" I replied happily: "Yes, lunch for two." He responded curtly again: "Do you have a reservation?" I gave him my name and that we would like to eat indoors. It was a beautiful day but my mother is eighty and didn't want to eat outdoors. The inside was empty. A female waitress showed us to a seat. It took her a long time to return and assist us. She never gave us her name. She was not as, bordering on rude, as the man had been but was not friendly either. I was still happy being with my mom and didn't take notice of the attitude until our food took fifty minutes to come while people who had arrived after us were getting their food. Our waitress and the man who initially greeted us where talking, laughing and even sitting at the table with some of the patrons. That was when I noticed the rudeness we were receiving was intentional. Finally, the food arrived. We ate undisturbed but when I went to ask the waitress a question as she was walking by she dismissed my attempt and went to another table and held conversation there where she laughed and ignored us. When she finished she came back to see what I wanted. I paid in cash and wish I had not given a tip. The attitude was most unpleasant.

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded 3 days ago

We are very sorry to read this review and know that anyone was made to feel less than welcome. We try very hard to stress to our staff to always be welcoming to every guest. Please know we will make sure to talk to all of our staff about the importance of making each guest feel heard and as important as every other guest. We truly apologize that your experience was not what it should be and hope that you will give us another try to show you what a great experience you can have.

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p
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Angele was recommended to us by several people in the valley. We had the salad, steak tartare and escargot to share. The escargot were delicious. The steak tartare was fine but a little heavy on the capers. Finally the greens were just lettuce with dressing and I believe a smear of ricotta underneath. It was ok.

For dinner we shared the sea bass and a side of Mac and cheese. The sea bass had great flavors and the green beans and sauce it sat on were very good. Unfortunately the fish was overcooked. Not the end of the world. We ate it. The Mac and cheese was delicious. Super rich so only ate half the small portion that was served.

Finally we had the apple galette for dessert. It was good but not mind blowing. The overall atmosphere was beautiful at night. Service was very good as well.

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for the four stars and for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are sorry to hear about the sea bass as we would have wanted to fix it for you. As well we will make sure that Chef see your constructive comments so he can adjust anything necessary. We do hope you will come in and give us another try to earn five stars.

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JS
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 5

pretty disappointing to be honest. beautiful restaurant but slow service. Asked for things several times. Food was overpriced and underwhelming. Lot more places to go to in Napa worthy of people's time.

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you Jesse for sharing your thoughts with us. We are sorry to see that you did not enjoy the experience. We take every review to heart so we can make any changes necessary. Were hope you will be open to giving us another try to show you what a great experience you can have with us.

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KA
Orlando
60 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 2

This was our third visit and it will be our last.

We arrived early and hoped to be able to relax and have a drink and a couple bottles of wine. That would not be the case at all. The lady manager sat us and since our waiter Jeff was so busy I asked if she could order appetizers for us. "Nope I can not. Your waiter will take your complete order so as to help our kitchen. We promise pace out your courses and not stack food on your table." lol. famous last words.

We had not quite finished our appetizers when Jeff appeared to clean up the bread plates. My wife says to Jeff. We want to take a short break now before the next course. He says, You must be joking and there comes our next course.

Thankfully Napa Valley has many other dining options. We certainly prefer a restaurant that will not make us feel like we have to eat fast and get out. It would have been nice to drink 2-3 bottles of wine instead of 1.

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded 2 days ago

Hello and thank you for taking the time to write your thoughts down. Although we apologize that this was your experience. Geoff has read this and is truly sorry for your experience. We do not want anyone to feel rushed. We do try and take full orders on weekends only to better your experience. I am sorry if that was not felt. Again we apologize and hope you come dine with us again Best Regards, Angèle Family

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N
San Francisco
21 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It’s one of our favorite go to restaurants in Napa. The setting is beautiful right by the river. The service is good and food is also very tasty! The outside patio is quite nice…

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for the five stars and the great review. We are honored to be one of your top choices in Napa. There is a lot of great competition so we truly appreciate you saying this. We are so pleased to see you had another good experience and hope to see you in again soon.

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SO
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

You can't beat the food & ambiance while sitting outside on Angele's patio on a sunny California day.

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on October 5, 2019

Thank you Steve for the five stars and great review. The Patio is a great place to dine on a nice day. We all need to make sure to enjoy as many as we can. We appreciate you taking the time to share this and hope we see you in again soon.

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C
Los Angeles
27 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

We were staying at The Napa River Inn for the week. We had eaten at Angèle before and really enjoyed the experience. This time, we found it very noisy (energetic, Yes, but way to noisy for us). We would have eaten there again later in the week but elected not to because of the noise. There are lots of other choices in Napa close to the hotel.

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you Chuck for the four stars and for sharing your experience. When the restaurant is busy it can be a little loud. There are a few tables that are quite than others, so we hope on your next trip you will let us know so we can help make the experience better for you.

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NW
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, better service. Grab a signature drink Cigs n Coffee and enjoy the ambiance.

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on October 5, 2019

Thank you for the great review. So happy to see you enjoyed the cigarettes and coffee cocktail. It is defiantly a winner. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. We hope we can get a chance to see you in again soon.

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JG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food, service and environment was great. Would definitely go there again if in Napa

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on October 5, 2019

Thank you James for the five stars and great review. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts with us. We are so happy you had a good anniversary dinner. We hope to see you in again soon.

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SD
Kansas City
14 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing dinner! Atmosphere, food, service all amazing. House made tonic an extra bonus.

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for the five stars and the nice review. We truly appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts and expoerinace with us. So happy you enjoyed the house made tonic, we feel it is great touch. Hopefully we will be able to see you again soon.

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OT
San Francisco
70 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Wonderful, local bistro with good food, great service and pleasant ambiance. Could use a few more choices for the main course, but all items on the current menu are delicious. Angele remains one of our go-to spots for taking out of town visitors.

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on October 2, 2019

Thank you for the great review and four stars. We will defiantly relay comments to chef. We so appreciate being done of your choice here in Napa. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good food but more expensive than past visits

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on October 2, 2019

Thank you for the four star review. we appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts and experience. We will defiantly take a look at the pricing and try and adjust where we can. We do hope to see you again soon.

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c
Miami
10 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Went here on the recommendation of three different people. Food was okay, but nothing special. We had the steak and the gnocchi. The specialty cocktails were particularly good

Prices were very Napa. I wouldn’t go here again unless it was to try the burger at the bar

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on October 2, 2019

Thank you Cynthia for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are sorry to see you did not enjoy the food as much as we hope you would. We will make sure to look at your comment and address anything we can. We hope that you will give us another try to show you what a great meal you can have.

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CG
New England
4 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ambience, food and wine were top shelf.
Perfect spot for a 50 year reunion with college mates

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on September 27, 2019

Thank you Chris for the five star review and for sharing your thoughts. We are so glad to see that the expoerinace was good. We hope to be able to see you in again soon.

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S
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We celebrated selling our house and buying a new house with our real estate agent. Angèle is our go-to restaurant for celebrations! The food and service are consistently great and the ambience is soothing. Also, they make excellent cocktails!

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on September 27, 2019

Thank you Stephen for taking the time to write this great review. We are so excited for you new chapter. Thank you for thinking of us to celebrate. We appreciate you sharing everything with us and hope to be able to see you again soon.

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OT
Los Angeles
26 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were staying at the Napa River Inn, and had observed the restaurant on previous trips, though hadn't hadn't had the chance to dine there, only a late night cocktail at the bar. The space looked pretty cool, and there was a discernable vibe, so noted it for a dinner date--whcih we had on Sunday before taking in a show at the Uptown Theatre. Great dinner........oysters, branzino and sea bass

FP
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We love it always have a wonderful time when we visit and I try to suggest Angele whenever I can....

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on October 2, 2019

Thank you Franco for the five stars and lovely review. We truly appreciate you taking the time to share this. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

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D
Seattle
299 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Hit and miss here. The deviled egg appetizer with truffles were overpriced for two eggs with truffles that didn't have any flavor and were lightly sprinkled over the eggs. . the steak tartare was good ( hard to ruin raw meat!). Steak frites were flavorful, but the steak a bit chewy The gnocchi were nicely done and had a good flavor. Overall, a nice restaurant, but not our favorite.

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on September 25, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are sorry to see that you did not enjoy everything. We will defiantly make sure that Chef hears your comments so we can make any adjustments need. We hope you will give us another try to show you what a great meal you can have with us.

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful setting, excellent food and friendly service! Angele is one of our new favorites!

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on September 21, 2019

Thank you for such a nice review. We are so honored to be one of your new favorites! We truly appreciate you taking the time to share this. We can't wait to see you on your next visit.

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D
Orange County
48 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Nice place looks like an old French restaurant. Most likely will not go back

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on September 25, 2019

Thank you Dano for the four star review. We are glad to see you enjoyed your meal here and are sorry you will not be back. We are a french restaurant so we are glad to see that you could see that. We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts.

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J
Las Vegas
5 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

After a great day of wine tasting in Napa, this was a pleasant surprise to eat at for dinner. The restaurant is tucked away in the quaint, historic Main Street of Napa proper. We started with the Pâté de Campagne which was a bit chunky, but had great flavor. The steak frites with Bordelaise sauce was done perfectly. Also enjoyed by the table were the Moules Frites, Steak Tartare, Seared Liberty Duck Breast and roasted chicken.

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on September 25, 2019

Thank you for the four star review and for sharing your experience. We are pleased to see that you enjoyed most everything you had with us. We do hope to get a chance to see you in again.

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RR
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Friendly atmosphere and wonderful food

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on September 21, 2019

Thank you for the five stars and the nice review. We appreciate you taking the time to share this. We are happy to see you enjoyed the experience and hope to get a chance to see you in again soon.

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L
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and ambiance!

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on September 21, 2019

Hello Lauren, thank you for the five stars and great comments., We truly appreciate you taking the time to share this with us. We are very happy to see you enjoyed the experience so much. We hope to be able to see you in again soon.

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w
San Francisco
25 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 4

We've been there many times. When we arrived on time for our 7PM reservation, I observed three empty tables for two in the patio area. I was shocked when told we would be expected to eat and leave within one hour!!! Waiter reinforced this by requiring we order appetizers and entrees concurrently.

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on September 18, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to share. We apologize you did not enjoy the overall experience. That evening we had a very large group coming that required all tables on the patio. We apologize if we were unclear about this and the reasoning. We did have lovely tables inside available and again apologize if that was not made clear. It is however our policy to take full orders on busy weekends. This is not to inform any type of time limit, but to help insure a smooth service on busy nights.

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JM
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I dined here for the first time on our anniversary a few days ago. We are so glad we picked Angèle for our special occasion meal! They welcomed us and wished us a Happy Anniversary with a glass of sparkling wine. Everything we ordered was delicious and cooked to PERFECTION. The service was attentive without being intrusive, the patio location overlooking the river was fantastic, and the music selection was appropriate in both tone and volume for a nice meal. We are sorry that we didn't find this restaurant sooner, but we will definitely be back!

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on September 15, 2019

Thank you for such a lovely review. We are so happy you had a good anniversary with us. We truly appreciate you taking the time to share all this with us and others. We hope we will get a chance to see you the next time you are in Napa.

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JM
San Francisco
29 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great location, food was excellent. Nicoise and Croque Monsieur are standouts and the french fries are great. Right on the Napa River with nice outdoor seating.

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on September 15, 2019

Thank you Joyce for the great review. We are so happy to read you enjoyed your lunch and appreciate you sharing. We hope to get a chance to see you in again soon.

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OT
Montreal
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Amazing food and drinks!

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on September 15, 2019

Thank you for the four star review. We are glad to see you enjoyed the meal so much. Thank you for taking the time to share this with us. We hope to have chance to see you again soon.

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PH
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great food and setting. Recommend outside seating if weather permits.

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on September 15, 2019

Thank you for the four star review and great comments. The patio is a great place to be when the weather is nice. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and hope to see you with us again.

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OT
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, service and ambiance

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on September 15, 2019

Thank you for the five star review and for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. We are happy to see you enjoyed the experience. We look forward to being able to see you again.

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EP
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service and would definitely recommend to our clients!

OT
Western NC
6 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Vacation. Meal plan as okay but service exceptional. Beautiful location on Napa River

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on September 15, 2019

Thank you for the five stars and nice review we are very happy to see you enjoyed everything . We hope to be able to see you on your next trip to Napa.

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Charleston
65 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely small restaurant right on the river. Great service and outstanding food. Extensive wine list with many french wines. Knowledgable staff. Highly recommend.

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on September 15, 2019

Thank you for the great review. We truly appreciate you taking the time to share such wonderful comments. We are so happy to see you enjoyed the experience and hope to be able to see you again soon.

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OT
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love the food. Servers were very attentive

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on September 15, 2019

Thank you for the five star review. We truly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and hope to be able to see you in again soon.

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OT
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, service and location. Best place in Napa.

OT
Portland
2 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 5

It was just ok, the menu was too limited but the service was really good!

Angèle Restaurant & Bar
Responded on September 13, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are sorry to hear you felt the menu was limited. We will defiantly express this to chef. We hope you will come back and give us another try.

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