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Fish Story

790 Main St. (Third St.) Send to Phone
707-251-5600 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Be reeled in by this sustainable seafood restaurant in Napa.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Lunch & Dinner daily
Features
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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Dining room at Fish Story, Napa, CA

Fish Story Restaurant Review

: What better on Napa’s revived riverfront than a seafood house submerged in sustainable sourcing? Dining here buoys a sense of kinship with the seas, even in the décor: white, black-strapped hanging lamps resemble life preservers, hefty fish hooks dangle over diners in booths, and four cross-hatched glass walls facing the river create an aquarium tank illusion. The marine cuisine casts a wide net. Plunge into sophisticated raw bar selections such as Hawaiian ahi tartare complemented by Asian pear, chili, ginger, yuzu pepper, shallot and shiso. Heartier starters also lure: fried Monterey Bay calamari or chowder with bacon and biscuit. Mains to dive for might include wild Columbia River sturgeon with nettle pesto, hon-shimeji mushrooms, torpedo onions, applewood smoked bacon and hazelnut vinaigrette or grilled Pacific escolar with piperade Basquaise, spicy chorizo and lobster emulsion. For dessert, lemon cheesecake or butterscotch pudding are sure to hook. A heated patio and front bar and lounge provide alternate seating spaces. Choose glass, bottle or tap from the tight but deft wine list.

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