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1347 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904 (Formerly Gail's Oldies & Goodies) (Spring and Adams)
+1 707-963-3799
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had dinner at Market's with friends who had eaten there in the past. None of us were disappointed. The food was very good. The restaurant itself is welcoming and comfortable, very nicely decorated. Friendly helpful staff. A good restaurant for a simple meal.

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were driving through St. Helena and decided to stop for lunch. A rare rainy day but had seen the Market as we drove looking for parking. Parked close to the Market so that is where we went. We got lucky and they were able to seat us immediately. We love to eat and consider ourselves "foodies". The lunch was... More 

Thank Erik N
Market_StHelena, Owner at Market, responded to this review

I'm just as fortunate that you found us, Erik, and I'm happy that you both enjoyed your meals here. It sounds like the pumpkin soup was a highlight, and I'm thrilled to hear it -- thank you! I hope you'll be by again soon, Ernesto, Owner More 

St. Louis
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sat at the bar our last night on vacation. Happy hour wines were very low quality, and this is NAPA! The patrons next to us were locals and they asked the bartender what they were pouring that evening and she said Freemark Abbey and Franciscan. It appears that locals get a great happy hour and tourists (where they make their... More 

Thank TripCharleston
Market_StHelena, Owner at Market, responded to this review

It's really disappointing that you weren't pleased with your meals here, and I'm sorry that you weren't a fan of what our happy hour wine deals were. However, I can assure you that we use the same wine for that deal but that we can have different specials on bottles. We also don't have a corkage fee, so if you... More 

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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124 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We chose this because neither my wife nor I were in the mood for a "fancy" meal. All that wine......So we chose the Market. Everything about this place worked. It was lively not noisy. The service was top notch. The menu was varied. The price was reasonable. This is the place to go if you are exhausted from wining and... More 

Thank Laurence C
Market_StHelena, Owner at Market, responded to this review

I love that you and your wife so enjoyed your meals here, Laurence, and that you were happy with everything from our service to our atmosphere and to our food. Thanks, and until next time! Ernesto, Owner More 

Houston, Texas
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60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent calamari , sandwiches, and carrot/ginger soup. Reasonable prices and very friendly staff. Skip the empanadas as they are more like a tostada. All in all a gem in St. Helena. Great place to grab a bite at the bar or sit at a table at this excellent eatery.

Thank Steven M
Market_StHelena, Owner at Market, responded to this review

Steven, thanks for taking the time to share on here! I'm thrilled you enjoyed your meal with us and that you found the calamari to be excellent. What's more, it's really great to know you were a fan of our team, too. I hope that means we'll see you again when you're next in St. Helena! Fondly, Ernesto, Owner More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here on the way home from a weekend in the area at the recommendation of one of the local wineries. We had an amazing dinner, our waited was nice and attentive. Great mac and cheese - just what you need to soak up the wine!

Thank WanderingShishik
Market_StHelena, Owner at Market, responded to this review

I'm thrilled that we came so highly recommended and that you both enjoyed dinner with us. What's more, it's great to know that the mac and cheese was such a highlight -- thank you! Until next time, Ernesto, Owner More 

St. Helena, California
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62 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best local restaurant in town for locals and visitors. The food is always very good and the service is impeccable. Ask for Roman and the fun begins. The interior is old Saint Helena. The wine list has a wide selection of local wines.

Thank Leo A
Market_StHelena, Owner at Market, responded to this review

Saying we're the best local restaurant means the world, Leo, and I'm thrilled that you've always enjoyed a meal with us. Thanks, and until next time! Ernesto, Owner More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good but service was slow. Chicken was cooked a little long. Think they were having computer issues Not a great experience but think they were just having a bad day.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Market_StHelena, Owner at Market, responded to this review

I'm glad that you found our food to be good but I'm of course disappointed that our service was slow and if the chicken was slightly overdone for your liking. That really isn't the norm here, so thank you for recognizing it could have been a rare bad day for us. While that isn't an excuse, I hope you'll come... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Market is located within the Main Street of St Helena, in a building formerly occupied by a pharmacy (since the 19th century). The ambience is very attractive, with a fine old mahogany bar (from the San Francisco Palace Hotel) and walls built from locally mined stone. The food and service is excellent, with an interesting range of choices. Besides that,... More 

Thank adelaidiantraveller
Market_StHelena, Owner at Market, responded to this review

Thank you so much for joining us -- nothing brings us more joy than sharing an amazing meal with even more amazing guests, and this was certainly no exception! We really do love what we do here, and it's wonderful to know that you enjoyed your experience with us so much -- that's the greatest compliment we could ask for!... More 

Napa, California
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have lived in Napa for over forty four years and have watched and enjoyed the evolution of the Valley's culinary joys. When we came in 1972, there were only a couple of "good" restaurants in the Valley. Now, of course, we have one of the greatest concentrations of Michelin-starred restaurants in the U.S. We find Market to be the... More 

Thank Chuck S
Market_StHelena, Owner at Market, responded to this review

Wow, Chuck, it means the world to me that you think we're the best restaurant in the Napa area, and I'm beyond thrilled that you've always been happy with a meal here. I truly want my customers to feel welcome and at home, so I love knowing that our service has played a big part in bringing you back time... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
American, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1347 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904 (Formerly Gail's Oldies & Goodies)
    (Spring and Adams)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 707-963-3799
Market Restaurant offers an elegant yet comfortable dining experience. Located on Main Street in St. Helena, the historical building features exposed stone walls and an antique bar dating back to the turn of the century. The menu features American classics with a fresh seasonal approach and the wine list offers a diverse selection of wines to complement Chef's creations, with an emphasis on wines from local Napa Valley vintners. In addition to a locally inspired and reasonably priced wine list, Market never charges corkage.

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