PRESS

4.6
2191 reviews
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Steakhouse
PRESS is the perfect wine country dining experience. PRESS features prime dry-aged beef, whole roasted chicken, grass fed Sonoma lamb, and fresh fish prepared on a custom wood burning grill and rotisserie. The modern farmhouse style blends with the neighboring vineyards to create a truly modern steakhouse. An award winning largely Napa Valley wine list completes the PRESS experience.
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1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

I expected this restaurant to be a fine dining experience on our 37 wedding anniversary.

What we found was t shirts, ball caps and tattoos.

We had a nice seating next to the kitchen and silverware storage station.

I should have made reservations at a mc Donald’s, at least I new what to expect.

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OT
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 2food 2service 5ambience 5

Nice restaurant and good service. Steak had good flavor but was tough and didn’t justify price. Wine was expensive and got small pour. Will skip next time.

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d
San Francisco
27 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

So very good!

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Responded 2 days ago

So very nice to hear..Lots of great changes in the months to come..Say hello when you return.. Charles Maitre D

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KK
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 4

We've been to Press several times over the years for our annual trip to Napa. Unfortunately, the food was just "okay" this time around. Thus, for $350 a meal, I was very disappointed.

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JJ
San Francisco
67 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a favorite . Never disappoints. We celebrate our Anniversary here...

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Responded 2 days ago

To the next year....Thank you and visit us before Charles Maitre D

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SB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Superb food, service. ambiance! A truly memorable night

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Responded 6 days ago

So nice to see you had a great experience with us the other night. We have some great things happening this year. Keep in touch. Charles Maitre D

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San Francisco
46 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent dinner and service.

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Responded on May 15, 2019

We love it that you had a great experience. This is a great new year for us and return for even more great new offerings...Thank you again Charles Maitre D

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F
Sacramento
32 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always consistent with service and quality of food. Thanks Nicole and Amanda. Can someone please bring the corn dogs back? :)

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Responded on May 15, 2019

Thank you for loving your visit. I am meeting with the chef this week and will beg him, for you....to bring back to corn dogs. The great things in life are the simple things. Thank you for your input Charles Maitre D

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B
Naples
27 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

After the stellar reviews I'd read about PRESS I was expecting a great experience. Sadly, it was not. I ordered a filet cooked medium and it was amazing! My daughter ordered the filet medium rare and the waitress said if it ws not done to her liking, they would take it and make it medium. It was more rare so she sent it back. When it came back out it was still red in the center and the flavor didn't compare to mine. They took it off the bill, but the experience was ruined. Very disappointing.

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E
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and service were amazing. I would definitely recommend and go back to eat st Press.

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Responded on May 5, 2019

We so appreciate your taking the time to share your experience here. We read all the reviews and your words are what we are working for..thank you Charles Maitre D

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s
San Francisco
37 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The staff, the food, the experience at PRESS is incredible. We spent a special night there following our elopement that afternoon. Tiegan, the hostess was so sweet, and the staff were welcoming and professional. The food was well paced, and superb. Thank you for a special evening.

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Responded on May 12, 2019

We had such a great time having you at Press! A special day for all of us..Thank you for sharing your day with us. Charles Maitre D

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1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was fantastic. Host and servers were also outstanding.

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Responded on May 4, 2019

Love the five stars and your comments. See you next time.. Charles Maitre D

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S
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 1food 2service 3ambience 2

Meh food. This place is way overpriced for the quality of food. My husband was looking forward to his steak and it was just so so. Make sure you purchase a bottle of wine otherwise the som will give you dirty looks every time she walks past your table. There are too many good restaurants in Napa to waste a meal here. If you want meh food and a busy crowded experience eat here...

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a
Dallas
28 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Friendly staff. Seasonal ingredients. Most comprehensive wine list in the Napa area... Upper price point for menu items.
Overall seemed short staffed, taking awhile to be greeted at our table and orders taken. The food did arrive timely. Flavorful meal though not as impressive as other restaurants we have visited in the area. The Somm did not open our bottle (2008) though she had recommended the year/blend, and the waiter came to serve it instead. We were not impressed by the quality of the wine nor the service with the pour.
Overall the visit seemed like controlled chaos. We will not return.

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Tahoe
2 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was absolutely one of the finest meals I've ever had!

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Responded on May 4, 2019

Thank you for your private words and public words....We are working hard to make this our best year yet. As always we cant wait to see you again. Please say hello upon your return Charles Maitre D

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RL
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is mine and my husbands favorite restaurant because of its excellent food and exceptional service from all staff members!

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Responded on May 4, 2019

Your words are so appreciated. We answer all of the reviews and have to say..yours is a happy moment. 2019 is a great new year for us and we are working very hard to increase all aspects of service and menu...Please say hello on your return.. Charles Maitre D

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J
Miami
18 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

Nice casual place. Food ok

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Responded on May 1, 2019

Thank you for your feedback...if you have any suggestions on making your next visit a better experience...Please let us know. Charles Maitre D

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E
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We sat at the bar- great service by Adam and Dustin - and rest of staff. Definitely an effort taken to ensure that guests are happy. Probably been here a dozen + times. Always a solid experience.

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Responded on May 1, 2019

Eloise....Great words to read..Thank you so much for your positive feedback...We are working to 2019 the best year yet at Press Charles Maitre D

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BK
Houston
13 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place!! Loved the ambiance and delicious meal. Service was attentive and informative. Loved the fun vibe of the restaurant. We would definitely return.

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Responded on May 1, 2019

Thank you for taking some moments to let us know about your experience. To the best in 2019 and say hello when you return... Charles Maitre D

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JA
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

The place is beautiful, the service was exceptional, attentive and very personable while we enjoyed a few cocktails and started dining. Jodi the wine expert was delightful and engaging and picked a nice wine to pair with our upcoming dinner.
Now The food: the Bacon hanger was great and fun, the Cesar salad was delicious as was the Salmon that my wife had, BUT unfortunately, The creamed spinach was coarse and hard to chew and I was very disappointed with the Ribeye that I was greatly anticipating and they are known for; it was chewy and rather flavorless, more in line with a "Choice" piece of meat, not a "Prime" piece of meat... Oh well, maybe it was just a luck of the draw thing! Cheers...

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D
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

This is a review for their booking system. We booked on Press's website which links us to Open Table and received a booking confirmation for the evening of 23rd April, only to arrive at the restaurant to realize it was closed! Truly disappointed to the website showing availability and even sending us a confirmation for something that's not available! We only had two nights at Napa and had looked forward to dining at Press.

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1 review
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

They made my experience perfect and memorable.

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Responded on April 24, 2019

Thank you so much for your sharing your experience and rating us so well. We so appreciate any suggestions you have for your return visit. The best summer to you... Charles Maitre D

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n
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Steak is sublime. Cooked to perfection with just the right amount of char. Have it once and you'll be back.

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Responded on April 24, 2019

Sublime is a great word! Thank you so much for dining with us and your kind words..see you soon... Charles Maitre D

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Tahoe
2 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Press is by far the BEST steak in Napa!! The wine list is unmatched and the service is AWESOME!!!!

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Responded on April 21, 2019

We appreciate you!....Thank you so much for letting us know about your experience...Till we see you again... Charles Maitre D

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F
New England
114 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best meal I've had since moving to the area. Service and food were outstanding. We look forward to coming back very soon.

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Responded on April 30, 2019

These words are music to our ears...2019 is a great year for us...See you soon..thank you again Charles Maitre D

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J
San Francisco
34 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Great steak restaurant with an outstanding wine selection by the glass. Not many options other than steak and the steaks are hugh.

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Responded on April 19, 2019

Thank you so much for dining with us and your observations... Charles Maitre D

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C
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Had a great steak, and the bacon ice cream was incredible! Perhaps the best part was Charles, who was a fantastic Maitre D'.

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Responded on April 20, 2019

Carl....If its possible to blush thru the internet I am making a good try at it! We are so happy to hear that you had a great experience at Press. The team at Press is working hard to make this the best year yet and words like this show we are on the correct track. Please make it a point to say hello on your return.... Charles Maitre D

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CM
San Diego
8 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous evening- asked waiter to slow down the meal and he did.

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Responded on April 17, 2019

Fabulous is a great word..thank you so much for dining with us and some great feedback Charles Maitre D

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CB
Savannah
7 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love the ambiance. Beautiful. Sommelier wine recommendation was excellent. Very knowledgeable. Highly recommend

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Responded on April 16, 2019

CB124....thank you for your observations....see you again soon.. Charles Maitre D

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OT
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing tomahawk snake river steak. Service was great too!

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Responded on April 15, 2019

Thank you so much for dining with us..See you again soon Charles Maitre D

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w
San Diego
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Highly recommend. Was our third time and again we had a fantastic all-around experience. We went to celebrate my friend’s birthday and from the moment arrived and started with drinks on the patio until we finished our after dinner espresso, the service was exemplary and food outstanding. Great wine recommendation by the sommelier. We are already looking forward to our next evening at Press.

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Responded on April 15, 2019

We so appreciate your kind words. We are working to make your experience better all the time and this makes us feel we are on the correct track. Please return as soon as you can and thank you again Charles Maitre D

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BS
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had an amazing experience!! Our second time there and our server Darla was the best!!!!

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Responded on April 13, 2019

Thank you Darla....Great to see that you had such a great visit with us..The third time will be a charm.See you then and be sure to request Darla... Charles Maitre D

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SG
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

Unfortunately the food was not on par with what we have had in the past and expect from this restaurant. They have also removed the crab cakes which was a huge disappointment.

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BT
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What wonderful this place is. Each staff member we came in contact with aimed to please....and pleased they did. I was delighted by the sparkling wine choice the bar tender recommended--En Tirage--and have even tried to run down that wine for purchase. These people know their wines...and their cocktails. The pineapple mule had my husband hooked from the first sip. We all love good food but all have an allergy to "tricky" food (vertical, foamy, "precious"). We got good food...good food elevated to perfection. The roasted rainbow carrots were divine; the shrimp cocktail was tangy and tasty and well-accented by the horseradish; my baked potato was sublime (is that possible?!), and the steaks (prime filets) were tender, flavorful, and cooked to our exact specifications. The birthday dessert they brought (on top of the great Key Lime pie we ordered) took our breaths away---it was a mixed berry sorbet with a fresh huckleberry sauce. And fresh it was!!! The magnetic pull back to this restaurant is so strong that I wanted to return tonight!!!!

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Dallas
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Ran out of all desserts except ice cream and sorbet

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D
Philadelphia
36 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 2ambience 3

We had been to Press previously, the last time about 5 years ago, and were really looking forward to the return visit. We had an early reservation and were seated on time but our service was miserable compared to the tables on either side. Granted one of those tables ordered several bottles of wine and had the servers and steward all over them. The table on the other side ordered the bacon appetizer after we did (they saw one delivered to the table on our opposite side) and received their's more than 30 minutes before us. The server told us the kitchen was backed up. The food is very good in general but my rib eye steak was less flavorful than I expected and was cooked medium rare as requested but without much of a sear and was almost cold in the center. There are many good restaurants in the Napa Valley and I think it will be a while before we are back at Press for $150/person.

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KW
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Wow, what great service! Friendly, attentive, helpful and NOT snooty. Everyone from our waitress, bus persons and sommelier were top notch. The food was delicious. The almond wood grill makes the steaks come out so very tasty. We really had a lovely time there!

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Responded on April 13, 2019

Thank you so much for your kind words...We are there for you when you return Charles Maitre D

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AC
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Not only was the food, wine, and dessert utterly amazing, I proposed to my girlfriend this past Sunday night. I had left a message for the staff a few days prior, and they treated us like royalty, and she had zero idea I was going to pop the question. Even the bartender and manager took time out of their busy night to congratulate us.

I simply cannot suggest PRESS enough. The ambiance is wonderful as well as is the music selection.

Whether you have something big to celebrate or just want to enjoy steaks that melt in your mouth, do yourself a favor and make PRESS your go-to when you're in the Napa area. You will love it.

PRESS
Responded on April 9, 2019

We are honored to have your special moment shared with us. Your kind words and private note make our day! To the two you we wish you a grand time in Napa Valley! Charles Maitre D

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l
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Impeccable - staff was on point - food was fabulous and the atmosphere was wonderful
Loved it!!!!!

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KS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice special occasion place. Pricey but delicious food very artfully prepared and presented. Intetesting decor, great staff, easy parking

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Responded on April 8, 2019

Love your words..Thank you so much and see you soon... Charles Maitre D

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