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The Best Restaurants
in Napa Valley / Sonoma County

Porridge bread with goat cheese and apples at The Restaurant at Meadowood, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Napa/Sonoma Restaurants with the Best Food


Need help planning your next night out in California's wine country? GAYOT has rounded up the best restaurants in Napa Valley and Sonoma County for your eating pleasure, whether you want to satisfy a craving for Italian food or find a restaurant with a serious wine list.

TOP 10 NAPA VALLEY / SONOMA COUNTY
RESTAURANT LISTS

Browse these top 10 lists of the best restaurants in Napa Valley / Sonoma County for a variety of cuisines and dining categories (romantic, outdoor dining, views).

Barbecue

Food Ratings

Italian

Outdoor Dining (Napa Valley)
Outdoor Dining (Sonoma County)

Romantic

Seafood

Special Occasion

Thanksgiving

Views

Wine Bars

Wine Lists



BEST NAPA VALLEY / SONOMA COUNTY
RESTAURANTS BY CATEGORY

Morimoto Napa is one of GAYOT's Best Napa/Sonoma Seafood Restaurants

With so many great restaurants in Napa Valley and Sonoma County, it can be difficult to narrow a list down to just 10 restaurants to be featured in a particular culinary category. These lists below offer suggestions for the best steakhouses and more.

Breakfast

Heart Healthy

Kid-Friendly


Steakhouses

Value Restaurants

BEST NAPA / SONOMA
HOLIDAY RESTAURANTS

GAYOT has you covered for the holidays with restaurant suggestions, including where to raise a toast on New Year's Eve. Find out where to take that special someone for a romantic meal on Valentine's Day. There are also round-ups of the best restaurants for brunch on Easter and Mother’s Day in Napa Valley / Sonoma County.

Easter Brunch
in Napa Valley


Easter Brunch
in Sonoma County


Mother's Day Brunch
in Napa Valley


Mother's Day Brunch
in Sonoma County


New Year's Eve

Thanksgiving

Valentine's Day
in Napa Valley


Valentine's Day
in Sonoma County

RESTAURANT AWARDS

GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Awards honor America's best chefs, as well as promising newcomers and a top restaurateur.