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Gillwoods Cafe

1313 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904
+1 707-963-1788
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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07:00 - 15:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1313 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped by shortly before closing on a Monday afternoon. They close at 3:00. The menu is mostly breakfast items, salads, soups, and sandwiches. I had the ham and bean soup. Very thick, lots of ham and beans in a great broth. I also had...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a slick city cafe or franchise cafe but a genuine and authentic country cafe. Obviously a favourite of locals for an early breakfast. Had a huevos rancheros which was enjoyable, not the best I've had but appropriate to start the day , the tortillas...More

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good and fresh. I went with 10 of my family members and had a great time. I would defiantly recommend. The pancakes were great but the berries that came with them were definitely lacking. They seemed soggy and definitely not fresh. Other...More

Thank epeterson23
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

This place always seems to have a crowd. Breakfast portions are generous and well prepared. The service is prompt and friendly. Try their omelettes. Your selection of ingredients will be in abundance.

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We were hungry, and found a filling breakfast at this cozy cafe from yesteryear on Main Street in Saint Helena. Our omelets were generously filled with quality ingredients of our choice. However, my orange juice was rather mediocre, and they charged to have my husband's...More

Thank Judith Y
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Our second trip to Napa Valley over the Christmas Holidays and we looked for a spot to eat lunch. We went to Market but was told it would be an hour wait so we walked down to Gillwoods Cafe and were seated within 10 minutes....More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We stopped here on a wine-tasting trip. Gott's was too crowded, we had a lot of people and wanted to be served soon. Large & delicious menu. My friends had lunch, but I had a scramble and asked for a substitute for french fries. They...More

Thank SoulfulNomad
Reviewed 27 November 2017

My wife loves pancakes. We ate here two days in a row for breakfast. I only wish that the restaurant was bigger. Their wa a bigger spot in Napa, but I was told that the owner of the property increased the rent, so they had...More

Thank WilliamCAtlanta
Reviewed 17 November 2017

I've visited Napa Valley many times and dined here before, was satisfied enough to return again. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Thank wpv3
Reviewed 4 October 2017

There is nothing fancy about the Gillwoods Cafe, just a delightful cafe that serves an honest breakfast as witnessed by the many locals that enjoy this spot. I stayed with the standard fare of eggs, sausage, potatoes and toast. All were done just as requested...More

Thank Glenn M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1313 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 707-963-1788
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