Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch

4.7
4070 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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  • Local Ingredients
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch showcases the seasonal, ingredient driven American farmhouse cooking of Stephen Barber. The ingredients in the Farmstead kitchen are foraged from local sources and feature Long Meadow Ranch's all natural grass-fed beef and lamb, organic and sustainably produced eggs, fruits, vegetables, extra virgin olive oil, wine, grappa and honey - as well as ingredients from local artisan producers.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of operation
Monday-Thursday 11:30am-9:30pm
Friday-Saturday 11:30am-10:00pm
Sundays 11:00am-9:30pm
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Phone number
(707) 963-4555
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Stephen Barber
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Private party facilities
We offer several unique private dining spaces with a range of options for any size group. Located in beautiful and historic St. Helena, we are perfectly positioned in the heart of Napa Valley.
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Private party contact
Private Events: (888) 637-2323
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Catering
Off-site catering available. Please contact the Events department at events@longmeadowranch.com or (707) 963-4555
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Charter Oak
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Entertainment
Live Music every Friday Night at the Outdoor Bar
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Special events & promotions
Weekly Traditions include:
Monday Family Night : Meatloaf - Meatloaf and kids' specials
Tuesday Fried Chicken Night - Southern fried chicken
Wednesday : Grass-Fed Lamb Night - grass-fed lamb specials
Friday Live Music - At the Outdoor Bar
Sunday Brunch - Starting at 11:00am
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Gift Card
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Reviews from verified diners
4,070 reviews
4.7 out of 5 Stars
Outstanding
79%
Very Good
16%
Good
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Fair
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Poor
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4.7
food
4.6
service
4.7
ambience
4.4
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
5.0Dined a day ago

As always, Farmstead did not disappoint!!

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GL
3.0Dined 2 days ago

Our hotel recommended Farmstead upon our request for an honest and humble eatery. Maybe our review is coloured by the fact that the place is actually a bit big and pretentious. In a way, the menu promised more than it delivered as the food sounded good, but was not especially good nor carefully prepared - the meat being a bit over-done and charred, and the artichoke being ok but not memorable. In all, another ok meal among many, but overpriced for what it was. Nice garden.

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OT
5.0Dined 3 days ago

We had a wonderful experience here. The food was delicious-we had the grilled artichoke, the gnocchi, the arborist rice and the beignets and chocolate cream pie. Highly recommended!!!

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

comfortable outdoor seating. the indoor seating is not especially attractive to me, but i have not experienced it. service, excellent, very nice special touches, and very welcoming greeting. the food is really special. freshness, quality of preparation, and superb flavor/texture combinations. wonderful generous perk in that only $5 corkage fee, and that goes to charity...that goes a long way with me.

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OT
3.0Dined 4 days ago

I’m really angry that this restaurant marked us as a “no show” even though We were there on time and had to wait 30 min before our table was ready. Definitely will NEVER visit this restaurant again.

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H
5.0Dined 5 days ago

Our waiter was incredible and made the evening so much better.

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OT
5.0Dined 5 days ago

Great time celebrating a birthday. Delicious food with attention to detail. Excellent service.

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TO
4.0Dined 5 days ago

Farmstead is one of my favorite dining spots in Napa Valley. The menu has a wide range of choices and the wine list focuses on local producers.
My favorite cheeseburger in Napa Valley, though the dry rub ribs and fish dishes are also special.

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VD
5.0Dined 5 days ago

Food and service was amazing, a friend recommended and we will surely do the same.

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S
2.0Dined 5 days ago

We're foodies who have been visiting Farmstead for years so take this with a grain of salt. They get high marks on staff, decor, alcohol, setting and service. However, we've noticed that ever since they added the bbq (a few years back) the quality standards of the "regular" food seems to have dropped off significantly. The last 5 times we've been at least one item was sent back (full disclosure - I'm not a bbq fan). Management has always been understanding but that doesn't' change the fact that the quality and from my perspective, the choice on the menu is lacking. It may require some work but I'd recommend a revamp of the menu. Again - we've been fans for years so perhaps this critique seems a bit harsh but we'd like to see Farmstead's menu back to its former glory which kept us coming all this time. Unfortunately, I doubt if they see us back until some larger changes are made. Still a great venue for events but unfortunately, not for us. Cheers!

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2.0Dined 6 days ago

Disappointing that such a great restaurant and food can be destroyed by such cold and impersonal servers. Had the trout, amazing dish and the squash was a treat. Great set up on grounds, internal decor and very high ceilings. The receptionist was OK but the server we had, Afton, needs serious re-training. No intro - had to ask for her name as the service deteriorated. Cold - zero eye contact. Machine gun delivery of what's on the menu and specials - way too fast and sends the I can't wait to get away from you message. Not a single smile like she enjoys her job and wants you to have a great time. Her buddy at the next table with dark rimmed glasses was the same and flashed a roll of the eyes at my wife due to a mix up at the door on who was holding it open. Very rude and arrogant.
At the same time 2 of your chefs came out to sit with a very old couple and chat with these regulars. Very important and appreciated.
Will come back.

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A
5.0Dined 6 days ago

Farmstead is my absolute favorite restaurant in the wine country. Beautiful setting whether you dine inside or al fresco. Nice wine list. Love the beet salad, the trout, and their famous biscuits. My all time fav during crab season is their Crab Cobb Salad. My husband and I love to visit a few wineries in Calistoga and St. Helens and then stop for a late lunch.

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F
5.0Dined 6 days ago

Best meal we had on our trip.

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M
5.0Dined on July 13, 2018

Wonderful food!!!

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JB
5.0Dined on July 13, 2018

So delicious- our favorite stop on our entire SF/Napa trip. Our server- Moses- was delightful. The food was totally amazing, and the atmosphere and decor was beautiful, comfortable, and trendy all rolled in one. Great outdoor patio for walk-ups, reservations recommended for inside. Loved it!!

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V
2.0Dined on July 13, 2018

We were advised to make a reservation weeks in advance , so we did it because on our previous visit to Napa we were not able to get in within 48 hours. The food was overpriced , the service was fair and the water glasses had mineral deposit stains making them look dirty !
Overall we were disappointed and couldn't understand the hype about this restaurant.

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s
5.0Dined on July 13, 2018

Great food and great service. The venue is a true gem and well worth the drive to enjoy.

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OT
5.0Dined on July 12, 2018

The food and service were great, we ate outside and it was beautiful.

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RA
5.0Dined on July 12, 2018

I was very impressed with this restaurant. We were in town for two days and researched the best places to eat. Out of all the places we visited, this was the best! Everything we ordered was outstanding. We enjoyed the chicken. I loved the ribs. The biscuits were to die for. The mac & cheese was incredible. I told the manager how impressed I was by his restaurant. The following night, we had dinner in at a fine Michelin rated restaurant. It was a good meal but Farmstead was better. End of story.....

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M
5.0Dined on July 12, 2018

Love farmstead. Will be back again. Wish you were up here in canada

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OT
5.0Dined on July 11, 2018

I’m not kidding this was the most amazing meal. We had the warm burrata, meatballs, beet salad, and pulled pork sandwich. And of course wine.

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MW
5.0Dined on July 10, 2018

We shared with the hostess that it was our 30th anniversary! We were treated to the best glass of brut... We returned to the shop the next day and bought a bottle and some Anderson Chardonnay. The clerk in the shop was friendly and quite helpful. We would definitely return!

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OT
4.0Dined on July 9, 2018

Great place for a business lunch but freezing cold!

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KM
4.0Dined on July 8, 2018

Excellent meal. It was kind of loud, but it toned down later in the afternoon.

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M
5.0Dined on July 8, 2018

On a trip to Napa for a wedding, stopped on way home to get brunch. Awesome food and service. Great location.
The food is innovative and wonderful.

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AM
5.0Dined on July 8, 2018

Consistently good food, service & atmosphere. New dishes on the menu re not experimental.... they are just plain good.

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NL
5.0Dined on July 7, 2018

We had a lovely lunch at Farmstead. My daughter and my niece were both pregnant and the restaurant was very good about answering their questions re: cheese and food. The restaurant actually steered them in a different direction after checking with the kitchen/chef. Thank you. It was a very hot day, but it was cool and pleasant inside.

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MF
4.0Dined on July 7, 2018

My husband and I had a great lunch at Farmstead. We went for brunch and arrived before our reservation. We walked around the beautiful grounds and garden and had a look in the shop. We sat outside in the patio area, which was beautiful and felt private. We recommend the cheddar biscuits! They were so delicious. The pulled pork sandwich was excellent too. This restaurant was a favorite of ours from our weekend away.

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OT
5.0Dined on July 6, 2018

Great atmosphere and beautiful setting.... kid friendly and lots to see/explore. Food was tasty, but would have liked a few more meat entree options.

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OT
4.0Dined on July 6, 2018

The food is awesome! Service was a little slow and staff seemed stretched. Overall good experience.

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a
4.0Dined on July 5, 2018

Excellent, fresh, and healthy food options, very nice atmosphere, and friendly / knowledgeable wait staff. Though not very busy for an early dinner at 4:30 PM, the service was a little slow - I think that may have been due to the transition from lunch staff to dinner staff. But, nonetheless, a very good meal! I hope they have lamb on the menu next time. I've heard it's good there.

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JF
5.0Dined on July 4, 2018

The hostess graciously let us take a few minutes in the store and be seated about 10 minutes after our reservation time. Everyone that came to our table was cheerful and polite. Our server was wonderful and helped us make the right choices on the menu. The food was amazing — cheddar biscuits - yum! and all of our entrees were outstanding. There were a lot of people in the restaurant but the noise level was low and it was easy to hear each other talk— a big plus!

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LS
5.0Dined on July 4, 2018

Do NOT miss the opportunity to dine at Farmstead in St. Helena (CA),
Should be in the Top 5 in Napa Valley.
Fried Chicken ( Tuesday nights) was sensational . Chicken was tender with light, crispy crust, not overly seasoned. Creamy mashed potatoes, the Gold standard. Bread pudding dessert the perfect ending. YUM!

My third trip there and each time better than the previous. Great service in a perfect setting.
Do yourself a favor - FARMSTEAD/St. Helena.

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ML
5.0Dined on July 4, 2018

We came here for my birthday and were quite pleased. The drinks were very good (Bees Knees and High Thymes), and clearly made with style. The food was definitely comfort food, and made me feel like I was getting a solid taste of Napa. We started with the Beef Tartare and the cheese plate. Dinner was the gnocchi, and California rice. Finished with some amazing beignets. Only point off was that the wine was kind of boring. A Pinot was recommended which was just bland grape juice. The Cab was slightly better, but still underwhelming. Stick with mixed drinks if you come! That aside we will definitely return, and I will continue to recommend this to my Guests at my hotel.

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NS
2.0Dined on July 3, 2018

Thanks for the raw pork chop!

To be fair, 90% was cooked well but there was a portion that was raw, not undercooked, RAW. This was not run of the mill "close to the bone" raw, it was "still oinking" raw. Mistakes happen in kitchens and I get it, but the real problem was both the waitresses and a manager's response when I pointed this out.

Their response was not at all apologetic, or wanting to admit a mistake. It was more of a tone of, (i) well the chef can grill it again and (ii) oh it was just close to the bone. The appropriate response is sorry that was a mistake. I've eaten alot of pork chops in my life, and I know the difference between medium-rare-close-to-the-bone "raw-ness" and "THAT SHOULD NEVER HAVE BEEN SERVED" raw.

This comment is un-related to the above (and just borderline mean) but Farmstead as a concept is a complete cliche of a California farm to table restaurant. Pure tourist fodder. Many better place to eat in Napa.

Nice outdoor seating though.

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L
5.0Dined on July 3, 2018

Fantastic as always. Put this on your Napa experience if at all possible.

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OT
5.0Dined on July 2, 2018

The food was delicious! The entire place is amazing - even the bathrooms were adorable - and we enjoyed strolling the grounds after our meal. We really loved the gardens and all of the various spots to hang out. If we were local we’d be back again and again.

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MC
5.0Dined on July 2, 2018

Every bite was delicious! We ate at Farmstead for lunch between wine tastings during a recent trip to Napa Valley and it was definitely one of my favorite meals of the trip. We sat on the beautiful patio and ordered a few small plates and an entree to share. I will certainly go back on our next visit and will recommend it to my friends!

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EP
4.0Dined on July 1, 2018

The service here was lacking. Luckily the food made up for it. When we arrive there was no one to seat us. When someone finally noticed they seated people who arrived after us first. Once seated it took along time before we were acknowledged or had our order taken. The food though was amazing! We had the the biscuits and gravy & chilequiles. Both were good and finished with the beignets. Check in on yelp for free cheddar biscuits

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v
5.0Dined on July 1, 2018

must have reservation for delicious food. we love the biscuits, deviled eggs, chili, and meatballs. we have a tendency to repeat the good stuff. our friends had a few other items, which I have to pass on in future. we shared and a good time was had by all

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