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About Fume Bistro & Bar

Fume Bistro is a locals neighborhood restaurant, nestled north of downtown Napa, off of HWY 29. We are an American bistro with French, Italian and Mediterranean influences. We like to call our food simple, honest and seasonally correct. To accompany the food, we offer an eclectic wine list which is primarily, but not limited to California wines. Comfortable, friendly service. Attention to detail. Terrific food in a great atmosphere. Come on in, let's eat!

Please note that our patio is open all year and super 'dog friendly' during lunch and brunch hours - during dinner in the colder months we enclose the patio and it's considered part of the dining room. Please let us know if you have your furry family with you and we will do our best to accommodate. Thank you for your understanding.

4050 Byway East
Napa, CA 94558
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Contemporary French / American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm

Saturday & Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm,
Friday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:30pm

Cross Street:
Wine Country Ave & HWY 29

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(707) 257-1999

Website:
http://www.fumebistro.com/

Private Party Facilities:
Our covered and heated patio is PERFECT for rehearsal dinners, family reunions and fabulous birthday parties! Affordable set menus available for any time of the day.

Private Party Contact:
Chrissy Pearce Jeffries: (707) 257-1999

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
fume Burger Night! Monday Nights at the Bar! from 4:30PM-Close: 1/2 lb burger and fries starting at only $5.55.

Best Brunch in town...Saturday and Sunday 10am till 3pm!

Fume Bistro & Bar Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.1

ambience

3.9

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

84% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (13)
Casual (10)
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Great for Outdoor Dining (10)
Good for a Date (9)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Comfort Food (8)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Great for Brunch (8)
Business Meals (7)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Happy Hour (7)
Fun (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Authentic (5)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Great for Lunch (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Romantic (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Cozy (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Hot Spot (1)
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 5 days ago

Delicious food and wine. Too full for dessert. Next time!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 5 days ago

Really enjoyable lunch with friends. We had a delicious lunch and were not rushed out, so could sit and chat awhile, too.

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

Service was top notch, Jason was spot on with recommendations. Spare rib Risotto was amazing as was the Ribs, cooked to perfection! Appetizer of delicious onion rings and chocolate cake for dessert rounded off a perfect meal. Would definitely return!

Tags: Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 7 days ago

Wait staff very friendly -we got our table quickly. It’s very apparent this is a locals restaurant . Many people seemed to know each other and the atmosphere was relaxed though loud-since the bar is directly above the dining area. No frills atmosphere but no complaints about the friendly service. Wood fired pizza average -onion rings excellent as advertised. Mahi-mahi overcooked. Decent wine list and good cocktails. Stick to the straight ahead menu items and you’ll be fine. We were out of there in an hour and that about sums up the dining experience.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 7 days ago

I’m a local in Napa and this was actually my first time eating at Fume with my wife.
Here are my comments.
Seemed short staff and training a new waitress. Not a huge deal, but definitely slowed down the service considerably and felt a little rushed. Noise level was ok, but the music selection was really strange, rock/alternative that didn’t fit the ambiance of the restaurant at all. Expected some classic Christmas music or something. And someone kept adjusting the volume level up and down. Last comment, we were never offered any specials for dinner. And didn’t realize they had specials until our waitress offered the patrons next to us specials when ordering, that was a huge miss. I absolutely would have ordered the rib eye, and my wife would have ordered the petrale sole.
It was just a weird experience. Food was very good though.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Food and service was excellent. Loud inside though and inside sort of reminded me of a Bakers Square, not a nicer restaurant - i.e. cheap decor, tables and chairs and linens.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 28, 2017

We had a very nice meal at Fume' Bistro. Not too fancy and not too heavy; just right after an afternoon of wine tasting.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Are you kidding? This is a real neighborhood joint with dreadful parking mostly muddy shoulders next to the street. Menu is very limited and prices should reflect better food quality.

Tags: Comfort Food
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Decided to eat here during our visit to Napa for a few days. Could not have made a better choice. Just amazing on every way. I had without a doubt the best salmon I have ever tasted. My.wife had a shrimp dish that was equally delicious. Highly recommend Fume

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Great evening! Jason is a superb waiter, and the meal was delicious!

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Love fume! Perfect patio to take my 2 Kids.we all enjoy it!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Love this place. Great locals spot. Outstanding food and service. Casual, friendly and dog friendly outside. We eat there at least once a week.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 18, 2017

A spot for locals and guests to the valley alike, great to see a crowd at the bar and in the restaurant area. Napa Valley is a resilient community, and the vibe that evening was positive. Diverse dinner menu (the pizzas are delicious), and weekend brunch is very good. Quality ingredients used to cook every meal.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Going for years. The worst service we have ever had.

Tags: Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Staff were pleasant and the service was prompt. The food wasn't anything to write home about though.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 8, 2017

We were a 6 pm Saturday night party of 7, which included a 2 year old and a 3 mo old. The service was great, the food was excellent, the only reasons for not a full 5 star review was the noise level was too loud to converse across the table. Be prepared for the bill, worth every penny.

Tags: Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Nice atmosphere and great food
Drinks were flowing

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·Dined on October 1, 2017

$11 Wedge salad drowning in dressing -- more like soup. Everything seemed to have bacon on it -- not in a good way. Mac and cheese was grainy. Order Oysters Rockefeller only if you don't like oysters. Martini watery and not cold. No beer on tap. Ordered drinks that never came.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 1, 2017

The food and service at Fume is consistently good. It is one of our go-to date nights. Cocktails are always great! Service is amazing! Food is consently good.

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 (Anchorage)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Always great.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Great locals spot in Napa! Outstanding fresh food and staff.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Fumé is a favorite spot for a friend get together!

Tags: Happy Hour, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Good for Groups, Fun, Seasonal
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Dinner was wonderful! We had the onion rings with drinks prior to ordering dinner and they were just the start of amazing. I had their version of Caprese with blue cheese on the heirloom tomatoes and WOW! It was mind Blowing! My husband and son had the soup and equally loved it. For our entrees we had porkchops and scampi pasta. It was all very good and the dessert also didn't disappoint. The flourless chocolate cake was great. Do not hesitate to make your reservation if you are going to be in the Napa area!

Tags: Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Fun, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 24, 2017

The company and food were excellent. It was a busy night but did not excuse the server's passive aggressive attitude. We have been here 5 times and the first occasion the server was unfriendly. Perhaps he had a bad day. We will return.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 23, 2017

The outstanding part of our visit to Fume was the service. Our waitress was slammed with at least 4 tables sat simultaneously, yet she gave us immediate attention and always made us feel welcomed, and well served. The wine was very tasty and the waitress made great recommendations. Parts of the meal were phenomenal yet some of food could certainly be much improved, given the prices 1) The wasabe tuna appetizer was greasy and the saucing and side treatment was super sweet. It just did not show off the tuna well in any way. 2) The risotto with cabernet braised short rib was delicious, however, the portion of risotto was so minimal, we ordered a side of risotto. With the extra side risotto it was the perfect dish and we recommended via their survey that the risotto qty be increased as standard. The peach salad was delish as was the dessert of 3 creme brulees. We had a fun time. Have to be okay with high noise since the place hops

Tags: Quick Bite, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Not quite the experience from the past. Service was not what we always have had in the past. Not sure if there has been a change in ownership or not, but was a disappointed. Had to wait awhile to place our order, had to ask what the specials were (waitress said she would be back to tell us and when she finally came back she said what would you like? We said, you haven't told us the specials, to which she replied " Well there's only", asked for a bottle of wine and was given one glass, had to ask for the second bottle to be delivered to our group when we were served our entrees and the first bottle was gone (there was 5 of us) and wanted to enjoy it with our meal. Wasn't horrible, just not the usual service we are used to.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 21, 2017

We arrived on time and were seated right away. The service was good without being overly attentive. Dessert arrived quickly. Many places make you wait as if they are making it from scratch.

Tags: Good for Groups, Business Meals
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 17, 2017

No return to offer coffee refill. No sugar offer for coffee. Left for quiet conversation- unhurried. We watched 3 tables sit for excessive time without orders taken. Perhaps understaffed today? I've been prior with excellent food and service, but too high noise level

Tags: Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Service and amenities were good. Nice varied menu. Caesar Salad was fair. One out of three dinners was good (pork chop) and enjoyed, the other two were marginal (Spicy Shrimp fettuccini and Grilled Tuna). We expected better for the price and reputation of the restaurant. The restaurant promotes a no corkage policy but we were charged $15.00. Probably will not be back.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Love the food here. I recommend sitting inside though, as right now the flies are everywhere, and the noise from the road is really loud. We have been other places near the road in Napa, but they had fountains and other white noise that kept the road noise down. The flies are probably seasonal, not sure what they could do about that.

Favorite food there is the salmon, and the risotto! Yum! Will be back.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 9, 2017

They have decent food but a little on the pricey side.

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 8, 2017

I enjoy Fume, but the sandwiches this time were nothing to write home about. Too much bread, for one thing. I took half the chicken/avocado/bacon sandwich home, without the bread and I probably won't eat it. Not much bacon there. My friend only ate half of her turkey sandwich. So next time I'll get a salad or an entree and the artichoke that is very tasty.

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 7, 2017

We hadn't been to Fumé for several years but had memories of it as a very good neighborhood restaurant. It's attractive enough and is a pretty quiet restaurant by today's standards, making it a great place to have a conversation. Also, you will not be rushed through your meal. But alas, our recent experience with food and service was not quite as good as I recall from the past. The salad was soggy with dressing, and the cappuccino was served luke warm. And notably, our waiter served a bottled beer by pouring the contents into the glass while submerging the top of the bottle into the liquid as he poured, something he said he was taught to create the proper head on the beer. I get the concept, but yuck! Maybe this is o.k. in a busy bar but not in a restaurant (and maybe it wouldn't bother someone else at all.) Perhaps we were there on an off day and I wouldn't discount Fumé altogether, but I wouldn't race back there either. Hoping next time food and service will be better. It's a good resource if you don't want to go into downtown Napa.

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 (Naples)·Dined on September 5, 2017

I'm one of those annoying allergy people but our server, Brendan (Brandon?) was very patient, helpful and accommodating. Very attentive when needed but not overbearing. Excellent food too.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 4, 2017

What a gem in Napa. Incredible menu, great wine selection of course, and the service is wonderful. The short rib risotto is unbelievable. Love the bacon-wrapped shrimp cocktail appetizer as well. Kids menu is excellent. The place also has a great vibe.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 3, 2017

This is our go to place, but service was rushed, wasn't asked if we wanted coffee or dessert, and eggs Benedict was nothing special. I'm disappointed with my "go to place."

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Food was delish but the inside was so hot it was difficult to enjoy.

Tags: Good for a Date, Afternoon Coffee, Quick Bite, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Second time here so this review is based on our experience Saturday night. First thing we noticed was the bar area was much cooler than sitting at our table. The ceiling fans just were not enough. Service was ok, our waiter was a bit of a dud as he didn't offer any suggestions or show genuine interest in what we had to say. Food was good except for the over cooked salmon.

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 27, 2017

We loved it. My daughter and granddaughter request we go to Fume every time when visiting from Michigan. Their first choice when dining out.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Had brunch there -- good salmon benedict. Breakfast pizza could be better. Baked oysters good but not great. We often have brunch or dinner here. Good neighborhood restaurant.

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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