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About The Boon Fly Cafe

Fun, lively, and vibrant, The Boon Fly Café serves modern rustic cuisine in a contemporary roadhouse atmosphere. Start your day with our signature Boon Fly donuts, and end it with our award-winning fried chicken or one of our nightly dinner specials. Resort guests and locals alike are drawn to the energetic vibe and satisfying cuisine that’s based on the agricultural heritage of the region.

Named for a Carneros pioneer named Boon Fly, who planted orchards and vineyards in the area in the mid-1800s, our café is a homage to local flavor.

Boon Fly, descended from settlers of the early New England Colonies, was part of the great tradition of wagon trains that brought many of the early families west. He was drawn to the farmlands north of the city and settled outside of Napa on a property that would become known as the Fly District.

4048 Sonoma Highway
Napa, CA 94559
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Californian

Hours of Operation:
Open daily from 7 am – 9 pm; reservations available for dinner only.

Breakfast: 7 am - 11 am (Tuesday - Thursday)
Brunch: 7 am – 3 pm (Friday - Monday)
Lunch: 11 am – 3 pm (Tuesday - Thursday)
Mid-day: 3 pm -5 pm (Daily)
Dinner: 5 pm – 9 pm (Daily)

Reservations are not accepted for Breakfast/Brunch/Lunch, but are recommended for Dinner Service

Cross Street:
Highway 121

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(707) 299-4870

Website:
http://www.boonflycafe.com/

Parking Details:
On site

Executive Chef:
Aaron Meneghelli

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

The Boon Fly Cafe Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.4

ambience

4.2

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

85% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (12)
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Local Ingredients (8)
Great for Lunch (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Fit for Foodies (6)
Good for a Date (6)
Cozy (6)
Fun (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Special Occasion (4)
Bar Seating (3)
Good for Birthdays (3)
Healthy (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Authentic (2)
Organic (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Good for Anniversaries (1)
Business Meals (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Great Beer (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
People Watching (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Quiet Conversation (1)
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vip
 (Nashville)·Dined 3 days ago

We had eaten here for breakfast but never dinner and boy it didn’t disappoint! It was very fresh and tasty and the service was amazing- as usual!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Service is spot on. Friendly ,fast, and attentive. Food is fresh and full of flavor. The fish tacos and chopped salad and pulled pork were all winners with us. The deserts looked amazing, but we were too full!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Restaurant fit bus in earlier than our reservation time Hostess was energetic and welcoming and got us seated pretty quickly. Menu is wide ranging. We chose to order several apps and didn't need entrees. Brussels sprouts, lettuce wrapped spare ribs and potato tostones were all good.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 3, 2018

We love your place for breakfast but we had a terrible dinner there last Saturday. Started with the French onion soup that 2 people ordered and sent back. It wasn’t just bad it was inedible.....not sure how no one tested that before serving. From then on it was down hill. You have a cabanara pasta on there that is nothing close to that so not sure why you call it that. Burger was good. Fried chicken ok but by that point we were just disappointed.

The lighting made me feel like I was in a hospital.

Again your breakfast is amazing but next time we will be making the trek to Yountville.

Sorry!!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Overall good food and good service.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 2, 2018

My complements to the entire staff for the professionalism and courtesy. It is always a pleasure coming to the restaurant.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Authentic, Tasting Menu, Fun, Comfort Food, Disabled Access, Cozy, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Seasonal, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Quick Bite, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Casual, Organic, Great for Lunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 28, 2018

We've always enjoyed the Boon Fly Cafe for a weekend breakfast or brunch, despite an often lengthy wait for a table. We usually wait with a signature bacon Bloody Mary to pass the time. Food is always very good and service is generally efficient for a very busy time.
We decided to try dinner--food was good but not great. Donuts are always amazing. The service was very spotty with only a few tables at 6 pm. I'll continue to come for brunch, but not likely to return for dinner.

Tags: Fun, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Our meal was delicious. The service was the best we've had in awhile. We will be back!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Casual, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 27, 2018

It was Napa restaurant week and the price fixed menu was excellent.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Nice server, good food, fun experience.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Very disappointed with the service we received. Our reservation was at 5:45 pm. As soon as we walked in (we were 5 min. late) the hostess immediately told us that they had another reservation at 7:30 and that we had some time to eat. In other words, we should hurry. It immediately ruined our mood and we did not enjoy our time or meals. We are locals who wanted to take advantage of "Restaurant Week" but they didn't have a good deal. Definitely will not be going back and would not recommend.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Everything was delicious! Only thing I would consider is bringing back chicken and waffles. Chicken and donuts doesn’t make any sense! Ciao!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 24, 2018

We arrived at our table at 6:30. The service was poor. The wait between our salad and our main course was an hour. The host gave us free dessert after I told him we had been waiting a long, long time. Everyone who came in after us had been served and departed. What should have been an hour experience ended up being 2 an 1/2 hours. We left after 9 pm. At least it included dessert. Might I say, the food was of solid quality. I hate to wait, so I won't be back for a long while, if I give it another go.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Fantastic always. First time for dinner, usually go for breakfast. Chicken and donuts are awesome.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Great Beer
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 12, 2018

We are never disappointed in our dining at Boone Fly. We have been stopping by for the past 11 years and will continue indefinitely. Never pass up the fried chicken.

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 (Sacramento)·Dined on January 12, 2018

The fried chicken is a must and it’s a great dish to share!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Casual, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 11, 2018

I would say that the food was just ok. The fried chicken was very good, the rest of our food was just ok. Mac n cheese was boring.
Our waitress was excellent. The space is funky, no issue with that.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Interesting historic place wth good service & food

Tags: Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Organic, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 6, 2018

This our 3rd time at this restaurant. Once for breakfast, once for dinner and then again for breakfast with a larger group. LOVE their donuts - melt in your mouth goodness, and their food is both interesting and delicious. Oh - must have the bloody mary's, they are delicious! Their fried chicken was moist and the most "un-greasy" fried chicken I have ever eaten - huge portion that can definitely be shared the mashed potatoes tasted like they must have used the whole stick of butter in it - yum! A fun and lively spot! It will be a regular place for us, for sure!

Tags: Fun, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Healthy, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Great time, excellent service!!

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 2, 2018

The folks at Boone Fly are friendly and service oriented. A favorite place to dine!!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 1, 2018

My family went on New Year's Day. It took our server at least 10 minutes to come to our table. We ordered non-alcoholic beverages and it took 15 minutes to get those. We ordered 3 fried chickens and 2 pizzas, one vegetarian and one with salmon. The restaurant was not busy but service was extremely slow. Our server walked away when he asked if everything was ok and I tried to ask for the check. He did this twice when we were asking for something. We witnessed a patron being served the paper wrapper on their cheese for their cheeseburger, so to say we were not impressed is an understatement. The one person in our party who had the salmon pizza ended up getting sick from it, so I don't think any of us will be back.

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

We have been dining at Boon Fly for the past 2-years - and I normally have the fry chicken - which I love. It's the best I have ever had and boast to my friends about it - and ask them to try it. But, a few days ago I had the fry chicken for dinner - and was very disappointed! I was shocked how greasy it - never like this in the past. Also, not critical, but the portion seemed less? My girlfriend had the salmon and lentils, and said, the salmon was good but the lentils seemed hard. So, I am not sure if it was just that night or something changed in the kitchen?

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 28, 2017

We treat this as a local place for us and we are never disappointed. We particularly love the staff. Dani is terrific.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Had a wonderful Christmas Day dinner. The Christmas meal choices are delicious. The service is very friendly and comfortable. And the ambiance of the place is wonderful. Feel like you’re so far away from civilization but in reality you’re right by a highway. In all highly recommended.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Afternoon Tea, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Cozy
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Great meal in a comfortable, relaxed setting ithe wine country. Excellent quality when you need a break from the gourmet food obsession at most NAPA Valley restaurants.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Fun
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 25, 2017

My cocktail and deviled eggs were good. Unfortunately the chicken on my flatbread was like jerky. If it didn't have the chicken on it, then it might have been good. My son's fried Chicken didn't have much seasoning or flavor.

Tags: Bar Seating, Quick Bite, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 19, 2017

My daughter was looking for simple but good food and this place was perfect for her. The atmosphere was informal/country. Our food was very good. The room was on the cold side so dress warmly. I would go again.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Good for a Date
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 17, 2017

What a wonderful evening. The butter lettuce salad is perhaps the best salad I have ever had! The fried chicken and potatoes were excellent as well!

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Terrific food in a fun, casual environment. The menu has great options and the pricing is more than fair. Good wine list, as you would expect. The Carneros location is perfect for those who can't decide to head to Napa or Sonoma. Split the difference. Only downside on last visit was our party of 6 was seated at a table for 4. Very uncomfortable. Had made the reservations a couple of weeks in advance, and if they couldn't accommodate that size party comfortably, they should have just said so.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Comfort Food
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Great food and great service!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 2, 2017

Very good, great waitress and food was well prepared.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 28, 2017

We love the Boon Fly. The food is always great as is the service. Their fried chicken is the best I have ever had and the donuts, well they are amazing especially when you dip them in the chocolate sauce.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 27, 2017

We loved Boon Fly Cafe! The food was delicious! We had their prime rib special, chili rubbed steak, pork chop - all of them were fantastic. The donuts with chocolate sauce were a nice finish to the meal.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 21, 2017

So good we had dinner and went back for breakfast 🍳

Tags: Cozy, Local Ingredients, Fun, People Watching, Good for a Date
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on September 20, 2017

food was good. Cocktails not so good. Didn't taste any alcohol in the strawberry fields cocktail or the Classic mule....

Tags: Casual, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 18, 2017

Good spot if you are staying at the resort and want something more casual for dinner. Service is great.

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

My husband and I went to the Boon Fly Café for an early dinner. We were in Napa enjoying a winery party and this restaurant was centrally located to the event.

The food was good, served timely and our food server was very professional and friendly.

Parking can be limited, but we were able to find a spot. The restaurant was pretty busy for 6PM, but the kitchen seemed to handle the rush just fine.

My husband and I both agreed we'd go back there again, even though Napa is a bit out of our way.

We enjoyed our visit...until next time!

Cindy P
Santa Rosa

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Casual, Quick Bite, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Great for Brunch
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Wine was great. Food was great. The swing on the front porch...great!

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on September 14, 2017

We have been to Boon Fly Cafe many times & are never disappointed. We often have the fried chicken because it is absolutely delicious but this time went with a flat bread & it was lovely. And we ALWAYS have the donuts for dessert - we simply cannot resist!! Wonderful as always...

Tags: Local Ingredients, Cozy, Seasonal, Good for a Date
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