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Celadon

500 Main St. (Fifth St.) Send to Phone
707-254-9690 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
A lovely spot for global dishes in downtown Napa.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly
Features
  • Parking lot
  • Dress code: Casual dressy
  • Outdoor dining
  • Reservations suggested

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Dining room at Celadon, Napa, CA

Celadon Restaurant Review

: Celadon, in an historic mill along the Napa River, makes for a pretty night out, whether on the expansive, covered courtyard with commanding fireplace or in the green and gilded dining room accented by brick and French prints. It’s the kind of place where Champagne gets uncorked with a pop rather than a subtle sizzle---which parallels the food: bold and a little showy. Dishes embrace a global outlook, with a bias toward Asian flavors. Choose among small plates, big plates, and green plates (though vegetarians should note that salads here may be rounded out by duck confit or coconut fried prawns). Not-so-small “smalls” may include soy-braised pork belly with watermelon chunks, daikon and black sesame seeds, or a tepee of beef skewers with grated cucumber and papaya, pickled ginger slivers and kicky peanut sauce. Among the “bigs”: steak with chimichurri drizzle on a trio of fat tomato rounds with blue cheese, watercress and roasted potatoes, or duck with orange-ginger jus atop corn kernel studded risotto. The global wine list and specialty cocktails provide lubrication. Service, while attentive, feels too fast.

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