PRESS

4.6
2720 Reviews
$50 and over
American
PRESS Restaurant puts the Napa Valley on a pedestal — the people, the ingredients, and the wines. For 15 years, PRESS has been a place for locals, winemakers, vintners, and guests from around the world to experience the best the Napa Valley has to offer — it’s this sense of community that is at the heart of everything PRESS does. Under the leadership of Chef Philip Tessier, PRESS features legendary Bay Area purveyors alongside innovative new culinary talents to highlight Napa Valley cuisine. The Culinary Team draws inspiration from around the globe while staying rooted in the style and ingredients that make the Napa Valley so special. The award-winning all Napa Valley wine list is the largest collection of Napa Valley wines in the world, and offers guests a glimpse into Napa Valley history with vintages going back to the early 1960’s.

COVID-19 UPDATE: We ask that you wear a protective mask when you arrive, and also when not seated at your table to ensure everyone's safety.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 2720 people are saying
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FLORA
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time out in a year! My husband refused to go to any other restaurant in the Napa area.. best oysters and short ribs!

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vipAnneM
Austin
8 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food!

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Well executed during COVID restrictions

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Somewhat disappointed in that we were looking forward to a great steak dinner and we were shown a very limited ala carte menu. Perhaps with inside dining resuming we may try again

PRESS
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are disappointed to hear that you felt our menu was quite limiting but hope you find your meal enjoyable. We appreciate your feedback and have passed it along to our Chef team. We hope to see you again soon! -The PRESS team

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vipfamilyFun
Los Angeles
20 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and staff- desserts are to die for.

PRESS
Responded 7 days ago

FamilyFun, Thank you for taking the time to write this review! We are so excited to hear that you enjoyed the food and service. (We agree that the desserts are AMAZING. We're lucky to have such a talented team!) We look forward to seeing you soon! -The PRESS Team

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vipAlyssaW
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved our waiter Eric and Mikaela the Sommelier. The Rosti and Gnudi were outstanding, as well as the Roasted Chicken and Rib Eye.

PRESS
Responded on February 23, 2021

AlyssaW, Thank you for this kind review! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the Gnudi, Roasted Chicken, and Ribeye. We've passed your feedback along to Eric and Mikaela and they both really appreciate the compliment. We look forward to hosting you again soon! -The PRESS Team

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Sheila
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Warm and inviting with great food, fantastic wine and friendly attentive service.

PRESS
Responded on February 23, 2021

Sheila, Thank you for this wonderful review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food, wine, and service. We look forward to hosting you again soon! -The PRESS Team

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vipAviM
San Francisco
44 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Good food and great service.

PRESS
Responded on February 16, 2021

AviM, Thank you for your kind review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the food and service. We look forward to hosting you again soon! -The PRESS Team

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vipBilly97
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a Valentines Day dinner with two friends from out of town. The service was excellent as was the food. The location in the courtyard was as perfect as could be expected on a night where it was raining and all while with Covid restrictions were in place. Press is always a favorite when friends come to visit. We will absolutely be back.

PRESS
Responded on February 23, 2021

Billy97, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are happy to hear that you and your friends enjoyed your Valentine's Day experience! We look forward to hosting you again soon. -The PRESS Team

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience2

We weren’t happy sitting next to the walkway where the entrance is and asked if there was another table we can sit at. The host says there was not. But we noticed 3 other parties of 2 get seated in other tables with a much better location.

It was our third time at Press. The first two we were seated next to the bathroom. Those times there were other available tables but we didn’t say anything.

PRESS
Responded on February 16, 2021

We are sorry that your dining experience at PRESS didn’t quite match your expectations. We will be sending you a private message. -The PRESS Team

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vipNate
Seattle
8 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything great, enjoyed tasing menu for Valentines day, do have to say I wish the portions were larger, but that's a compliment. We will be back and look forward to dining inside although the outside worked quite well.

PRESS
Responded on February 23, 2021

Nate, Thank you for your kind review and for joining us on Valentine's Day! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the tasting menu and outdoor dining. We look forward to hosting you indoors one day soon! -The PRESS Team

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spent Valentine’s Day and everything was lovely

PRESS
Responded on February 15, 2021

Thank you for your review—it means a lot to us here at PRESS! We hope to see you dining with us again soon. -The PRESS Team

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vipBaybee
Los Angeles
30 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience5

Due to COVID THEY SHRUNK THEIR MENU TO 5 choices only for main dish. No more complimentary bread! The tiniest serving I’ve ever dine for the enormous price. Food was delicious though and ambiance was elegant! When I made reservation they asked what’s the occasion and I said it was my birthday but no one greeted me. No birthday cake!

PRESS
Responded on February 15, 2021

Baybee, We are sorry that your dining experience at PRESS didn’t quite match your expectations. We will be sending you a private message. -The PRESS Team

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PhilL
Indiana
6 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding evening ,One of the best
In the valley .Wine list is World Class
And so was the service

PRESS
Responded on February 12, 2021

Dear PhiL, Thank you for your glowing review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience, and thank you for passing along the word! We hope to see you dining with us again soon. -The PRESS Team

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viptjkraut
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible wine list, amazing menu and competent service. The whole package.

PRESS
Responded on February 12, 2021

Tjkraut, We are thrilled to hear you loved you dining experience at PRESS. Reviews like this are what make us love what we do! We look forward to your return! -The PRESS Team

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Absolutely love this place. This is our second time here. This time was for my wife’s birthday. We sat outside, it was a bit cold but there were patio heaters available. Decor was pretty nice. Email was served on time and staff was very friendly. Excellent flavors and a new experience that was different than the first experience but in a good way!

PRESS
Responded on February 12, 2021

We are so happy to hear you found our food and service superb. We hope to see you again soon! -The PRESS Team

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rebeccaM
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

The food was completely fantastic, inventive flavors beautifully plated. Oysters with cucumber horseradish foam were great and the hamachi was a show stopper. Very pretty location despite having to be outside

PRESS
Responded on January 10, 2021

RebeccaM, We appreciate you taking the time to share this wonderful review. We are thrilled to hear you thought our food was fantastic, our service great, and our hamachi incredible! We look forward to your return. -The PRESS Team

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vipGlovedGourmet
San Francisco
21 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love Press. Excellent bar and truly excellent wine list.

PRESS
Responded on January 10, 2021

GlovedGourmet, We are so happy to hear you found our wine list excellent. We hope to see you again soon! -The PRESS Team

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AnnieS
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner was delicious, prices were great, staff was lovely!

PRESS
Responded on January 10, 2021

AnnieS, Thank you so much for spreading the word and for writing a review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed dining with us. We look forward to your return! -The PRESS Team

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vipSteakFoodie
San Francisco
87 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and wine even in outdoor dinning only.

PRESS
Responded on January 10, 2021

SteakFoodie, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the food, wine, and outdoor seating. We look forward to hosting you again soon! -The PRESS Team

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Kiki
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great outdoor options. Excellent service and suggestions. Superb food !!!

PRESS
Responded on January 10, 2021

Kiki, Thank you for writing this wonderful review. We look forward to hosting you again soon! -The PRESS Team

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TDC1
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Overall a great experience. We enjoyed the meal and the service was impeccable.

PRESS
Responded on December 11, 2020

TDC1, Thank you for you kind review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to seeing you at the restaurant soon. -The PRESS Team

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SusanL
1 review
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I loved this restaurant so much- incredible food and warm, friendly, stellar service. Not an inexpensive venture BUT...,,the kind of place where you go to indulge a little....go to enjoy the “A Level Quality” ....and.....all without one ounce of regret. In fact, it will become a “must have” kind of favorite.

PRESS
Responded on December 11, 2020

SuasnL, Thank you for your kind review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the food, service, and ambiance. We will be sure to pass this along to our team as we know it'll make their day. We look forward to hosting you again soon! -The PRESS Team

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

It was a nice date night!

PRESS
Responded on December 4, 2020

Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to hosting your next date night! -The PRESS Team

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PattyD
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an awesome anniversary dinner. The outside seating was perfect with the heaters and the twinkle lights! Romantic and festive!

PRESS
Responded on December 4, 2020

PattyD, Thank you for your glowing review and for choosing to celebrate your anniversary with us. We hope to see you dining with us again soon. -The PRESS Team

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JulianaR
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great sommelier and service - they were outstanding during our dinner.
Food is good, but nothing out of this word - maybe because of COVID-19 short menu (I like to believe that!)

PRESS
Responded on December 4, 2020

JulianaR, Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your experience, but are sorry to hear that you were not blown away by our menu. We will use your feedback to improve. We look forward to your return! -The PRESS Team

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vipJamesH
San Francisco
56 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Press did an excellent job of hosting our special dinner handling it outdoors in today’s world. Great food and service as always!

PRESS
Responded on December 2, 2020

JamesH, Thank you for taking the time to post this review. We are pleased to hear your find our patio nice! It is our goal to provide the best possible dining environment for our guests, and with in-door dining restrictions in place, we are so happy to hear you like our patio! We hope to see you back in our restaurant soon. -The PRESS Team

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vipJoefromNYC
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the delicious truffle tots to the perfectly cooked steak and incredible wine...this was just an outstanding experience.

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CarlosA
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Best cocktails in town! Great service, excellent food, and a great heater right by our table.

PRESS
Responded on December 2, 2020

CarolsA, We are so happy to hear you found our cocktails, food and service superb. We hope to see you again soon! -The PRESS Team

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vipSteveA
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Little pricey- but very good

PRESS
Responded on December 2, 2020

SteveA, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are so happy to hear that you loved our food, but are disappointed to hear that you felt our food was overpriced. We appreciate your feedback and have passed it along to our manager. -The PRESS Team

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vipYeray
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every day All day. Wonderful lunch

PRESS
Responded on December 11, 2020

Yeray, Thank you for taking this time to write this review. We are happy to learn that you enjoyed your lunch! We look forward to seeing you again soon. -The PRESS Team

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JanaB
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love this place. It's our favorite restaurant that we visit every time we're in town. It's a little over priced. I love risotto but I'm not going to spend $100 on it 😳. But the service, food and drinks are awesome. And it's such a beautiful place!

PRESS
Responded on December 2, 2020

JanaB, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are so happy to hear that you loved our food, but are disappointed to hear that you felt our food was overpriced. We appreciate your feedback and have passed it along to our manager. We look forward to seeing you the next time you're in town! -The PRESS Team

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vipBrianB
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spectacular. Always. The best.

PRESS
Responded on December 2, 2020

BrianB, Thank you for this wonderful review! We look forward to seeing you again soon. -The PRESS Team

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vipStevenC
San Francisco
25 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One word describes our experience. That word is fantastic!! Michelin quality.

PRESS
Responded on November 25, 2020

StevenC, We are thrilled to hear you had an excellent dining experience. Chef Tessier has expressed deep gratitude for your kind remarks. Thank you for sharing these wonderful reviews with us and the community. We look forward to seeing you dine with us again! -The PRESS Team

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spectacular experience. The staff is warm, inviting and very attentive. The food is out of this world. We felt there were extra measures taken throughout our time there to truly make it special. The gnudi melts in your mouth and the salmon had been one of the best preparations I’ve ever had. Great experience.

PRESS
Responded on November 25, 2020

We are thrilled to hear you loved you dining experience at PRESS. Reviews like this are what make us love what we do! We look forward to your return! -The PRESS Team

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vipSusie
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a wonderful lunch. . .treated like royalty and delicious meal. Loved every minute.

PRESS
Responded on November 25, 2020

Susie, We appreciate you taking the time to write this glowing review. It means a lot to us here at PRESS! We hope to see you soon. -The PRESS Team

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vipDanaS
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5food5service1ambience3

Our server was rude and it took forever to get our food.

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JoshuaR
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our anniversary weekend that we chose to finish off at PRESS. Before that we went to Joseph Phelps Vineyards and PRESS was just as incredible. Our waiter Eric was most attentive to us throughout the entire evening and the sommelier Andrew was exceptionally helpful in providing us with good wine and even bringing me a selection that I didn't not choose initially but better fit what I told him I wanted.

And eating outside in the middle of the fall in the evening was magnificent because with their standing quiet heaters we weren't freezing! Very comfortable warm temperature.

Thank you to everyone for helping to make this special evening for us an enjoyable one!

PRESS
Responded on November 25, 2020

JoshuaR, Thank you for your glowing review! We will pass your kind words along to Eric, Chris, and Andrew as we know it'll make their day. We look forward to hosting you again soon. -The PRESS Team

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed the oysters with horseradish mousse and thinly sliced cucumbers. The presentation of the panna cotta was impressive and it was very delicious as well. The lobster roll was served in a brioche bowl and had a good flavor. The hot Nashville chicken sandwich was certainly tasty. The staff was attentive and friendly. The ambience was perfect as we were settled in between the trees in the outside dining area. It was an amazing experience!

PRESS
Responded on November 25, 2020

Thank you for your glowing review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience, and thank you for passing along the word! We hope to see you dining with us again soon. -The PRESS Team

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful!

PRESS
Responded on December 2, 2020

Thank you for the kind review. We look forward to hosting you soon! -The PRESS Team

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FAQs

PRESS offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (707) 967-0550.

PRESS is rated 4.6 stars by 2720 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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