Mustards Grill

4.7
6459 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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  • Worth the Drive
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Casual
Aged for almost 35 years in the Napa Valley…
Since its beginnings as a local gathering spot over 35 years ago, Mustards Grill has blossomed into a destination for all who appreciate memorable food, superb wines and a warm welcome. Mustards food is Chef/Owner Cindy Pawlcyn’s mix of American regional dishes with global influences. The list of “Way Too Many Wines” represents the best from appellations throughout California and the New World.

Mustards is an American Grill, featuring flavors from around the globe. The wood-burning grill produces such favorites as Cindy’s famous Mongolian Pork Chop, Sonoma Rabbit, and the ½ pound Niman Ranch hamburger. The oakwood smoker fills the restaurant with aromas of BBQ baby back ribs, Wood Oven Duck, and our Oooeee Smoked Pork. Specialties include Seared Ahi Tuna on sesame crackers and Crispy Calamari tossed with curried slaw. The eclectic wine list features Way Too Many Wines from The Napa Valley, Sonoma, The Oregon, and Europe!
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Delivery or takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Barbecue, Californian
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 9:00pm, Friday: 11:30am - 9:30pm, Saturday: 11:00am - 9:30pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(707) 944-2424
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Cindy Pawlcyn
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Private party facilities
Please contact our sister property, Cindy's Backstreet Kitchen, for your next private party.
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Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 6459 People Are Saying
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CF
San Francisco
5.0
Dined 2 days ago

Mustards has always been one of our favorite lunch restaurants. The food is awesome, the staff very friendly. There is nothing bad I can say about this restaurant. When my husband passed away four months ago after a long illness, one of the things I told him we would do one more time was a lunch at Mustards. I brought his ashes with me and we got to sit across from each other for a very memorable final lunch at a place I will always remember. Thank you for everything.

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Indiana
4.0
Dined 2 days ago

Amazing pork chop. We had a 7:15 reservation and had to wait (no big deal); however, felt the meal was rushed and not an experience.

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OT
San Francisco
5.0
Dined 2 days ago

Great atmosphere. Spectacular service. Our meal was delicious. Crab cake appetizer with spicy aioli is especially good

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Cleveland
5.0
Dined 3 days ago

Great dinner (halibut was amazing & tuna appetizer was superb!) & excellent service. Awesome local wine selection!

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L
New York Area
5.0
Dined 4 days ago

We love it every time!!!!! The best pork chops, calamari, potato chips and lemon/ lime pie!!

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San Francisco
4.0
Dined 4 days ago

The food at Mustards is usually consistent and rarely disappoints, but the ribs last night were tough and very fatty. Be prepared for the loudest level of customers conversation anywhere. One does not dine at Mustards for the ambience.

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JJ
Sacramento
5.0
Dined 5 days ago

Amazing chips and blue cheese. The food and service was outstanding!

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RF
Los Angeles
5.0
Dined 5 days ago

As always, the food and ambience was great! We visited the onsite organic garden after our meal and it was great to see. I’ll be back soon.

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HG
New York Area
5.0
Dined 5 days ago

This was one of the best dining experiences in recent memory. My husband and I were in town on vacation and referred by a regular. Fantastic food and drinks, the best server we’ve had in a long time (who was fairly pregnant, by the way) and overall the price was very reasonable. Will definitely be sending friends there in the future!

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JB
New York Area
5.0
Dined 5 days ago

Delicious pork chop, calamari, shoe string onion rings and the special rabbit pasta dish! MMMMMM!!!!

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MH
5.0
Dined 6 days ago

We came for my son's birthday and arrived a little early for our reservation but the hostess was super sweet and was able to seat us. The food was delicious and our server was super spot on with everything, can't wait to come back again.
Maria from Houston

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m
San Francisco
1.0
Dined 6 days ago

Our table was not ready when we checked in for our reservation. When we were seated the table was dirty. My food was raw. The waitress was bothered by my sending my food back. I will not be returning to this restaurant and cannot recommend it to others.

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ML
Austin
5.0
Dined 7 days ago

Words cannot express how good the pork chop is... just amazing. Loved every minute at this place!

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BS
New York Area
5.0
Dined 7 days ago

Top shelf in every regard with a server who was outstanding seated without delay all memorable

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SN
New Orleans
4.0
Dined on July 14, 2018

Our server Ali P was very good, she catered to our every need and was very personable. The food was spot on, great flavor, correct temperature, good portion, and nice presentation. Good place to eat while in the area.

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OT
5.0
Dined on July 14, 2018

Food was great as always,

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EB
San Francisco
4.0
Dined on July 13, 2018

It’s been 22 years since my spouse & I dined at Mustard’s and luckily, we got seated adjacent to where we last visited & dined. Everything was wonderful except our delicious bread was served ON the table linen and not on a bread plate, like every other table. I thought that was rather peculiar.

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Miami
5.0
Dined on July 13, 2018

Dinner with friends

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DB
Baltimore
5.0
Dined on July 13, 2018

My wife and I had dinner at Mustards Grill last Thursday. We went to many of the top-rated spots while in Napa and Sonoma Valley, and Mustards was among the very best! I really have no complaints, so we'll just move on to the good...

It's so refreshing to have cuisine executed at such a high level but in an environment so casual, fun, and inviting. The food and wine service are absolutely top notch but without even a hint of pretention. It was our first visit, but we were treated like regulars.

We started with a burrata salad with grilled local nectarines and cherries as well the sweet corn tamales. Both were fantastic and light. The tamales were served with wild mushrooms, pumpkin seeds, and a tomatillo sauce, and were as delicious as any tamale I’ve had in the southwest. My wife ordered the rabbit with summer vegetables in a savory and light consommé and with an herb sauce with a finish that seemed to last forever. I ordered the Truckstop cut of the day, which was a Waygu center-cut rib steak served with Chanterelles and Cipollini onions. This was simply the best steak I’ve ever had!! The cabernet jus was so rich and perfect that it still lingers today! We finished with a flawless lemon meringue, so light and perfectly browned.

Thanks to Mustards Gill for a fantastic experience. Everything from the food, wine, service, and ambiance was excellent, and we look forward to our next visit!

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SG
New York Area
5.0
Dined on July 12, 2018

My Husband and I stumbled across Mustard's 15+ years ago and we were on a family vacation and wanted to share it with our children. They loved it and so did we. The food was excellent and so was the atmosphere. We had a late lunch and then headed into San Francisco. We will definitely be back.
Highly recommend Mustards. The mongolian pork chops are our favorite of course but everything has always been excellent!

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Tampa
5.0
Dined on July 12, 2018

Great food and an even better experience!

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Chicago
3.0
Dined on July 12, 2018

I did not get my 100 points from open table so made me rate this less than excellent which it was

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GS
San Francisco
2.0
Dined on July 11, 2018

As a resident of the Napa Valley, I have frequented Mustards on and off for 25 years.
This last meal was truly lacking the excellence that I have previously experienced.
The ahi tuna and the tamale were both excellent and the steak was good.
Everything else was mediocre at best; the duck burger was raw in places, the arugula
on the burger was wilted and a few pieces were yellowed, the Asian chicken salad
was a mixture of uninspired, pedestrian greens, too many noodles and did not come
together. The chicken sandwich seemed ordinary. The fries were leaden, seemed reheated
and I've enjoyed most fast food fries more.
I did not voice a complaint at the time as I did not want my guests to feel uncomfortable
but have no wish to revisit the restaurant and spend that amount of money on poor quality
and will certainly no longer recommend you.

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Chicago
5.0
Dined on July 11, 2018

What more can be said about this Napa staple
Gabriel was spectacular
Thanks

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Miami
5.0
Dined on July 11, 2018

Second time as good as the first! Great service and great food

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MH
New Orleans
5.0
Dined on July 11, 2018

It’s been 13 years since I ate at Mustards because I live on the east coast and it was as wonderful as the first time we ate there:). Awesome food. Go and enjoy.

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l
Chicago
5.0
Dined on July 11, 2018

Always fun and excellent. Cannot go wrong with any choice.

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Chicago
1.0
Dined on July 11, 2018

Everything was great except open table did no give us our points.
VERY DISAPPOINTED.

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w
Sacramento
5.0
Dined on July 11, 2018

Always a favorite when heading back to Sacramento from Bodega Bay. Refreshing innovative and delightful. Love the 3 1/2 wine glass flights.

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San Francisco
5.0
Dined on July 10, 2018

Great food and service. It was nice to see Patrick on his last day at Mustards. When I was selling wine for Six Sigma Winery Patrick, Jason and James were the best.

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MR
New England
5.0
Dined on July 10, 2018

There is no bad choice at mustards. From seasonal cocktails to the most amazing duck burger in the world! Excellent food!

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Washington DC
5.0
Dined on July 10, 2018

Can always count on Mustards for a delicious, friendly meal in a great room.

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C
San Diego
5.0
Dined on July 10, 2018

We had an excellent dinner and service by Gabriel at Mustards Grill. We had a 7:15 p.m. reservation, but they took us earlier than that which was great. The meal started with delicious bread which they buy locally through the Model Bakery. We ordered the yummy baby back ribs (which Gabriel kindly offered and did cut for me which was greatly appreciated). In addition, we ordered a pasta dish with seafood which was also exceptional. For dessert, we had the warm chocolate hazelnut truffle tart which came with ice-cream - it was fabulous! We appreciated the quality and flavor of the food, how the food was spaced, and the attentive and friendly service by Gabriel. We will return to Mustards the next time we are in Napa.

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GA
San Francisco
5.0
Dined on July 10, 2018

Fresh flavorful rabbit and chicken. Delicious seasonal succotash.

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CB
Louisville
5.0
Dined on July 9, 2018

Mustards did not disappoint. The food was delicious, wine pairings excellent and service very friendly and personal. I would highly recommend Mustards, and it is popular, so be sure to make a reservation. Thank you Mustards for a wonderful evening!!

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RJ
Kansas City
3.0
Dined on July 9, 2018

We enjoyed meals at Mustards years ago and looked forward to our return visit. Alas, it did not live up to our expectations. My hangar steak was overcooked and my wife's crab cakes were described as dry and dull. She did rave about the side dish of vegetables, most of which came from the restaurant's adjacent garden. The service was a bit abrupt. Perhaps we ordered poorly but one should expect everything on a menu in Napa Valley to be better than just OK.

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San Francisco
5.0
Dined on July 8, 2018

Always good food and service!

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San Diego
5.0
Dined on July 8, 2018

Mustards never disappoints! Great food, fabulous service and an amazing menu! Every time I come to Napa it is always on my list of restaurants to get to.

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San Francisco
4.0
Dined on July 8, 2018

Great interpretation of classic American dishes. The onion rings are addictive.

The Hunan chicken salad is a pleasant surprise. The sauce gives multiple layers of flavor.

The Mongolian pork chop is perhaps best served slightly rare. The swine is good meat.

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JT
Denver
4.0
Dined on July 7, 2018

Girls trip to Napa to celebrate our upcoming 50th birthdays. Had lunch at Mustards Grill in between winery tours. Excellent service-very accommodating as we were late for our reservation, and amazing food

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