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Norman Rose Tavern

#28 of 213 Restaurants in Napa
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1401 1st St, Napa, CA 94559-2815
+1 707-258-1516
11:30 - 09:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 09:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Redondo Beach, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ventured across the street from the Andaz. Wife & I sat at the bar and each enjoyed an amazing burger. Fantastic! & Pliney bottles available. Rare find in LA. Topped it off :)

Thank Brendan M
Greenville, Ohio
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159 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

evening dining for four on a Friday, quite busy, a bit noisy. Very pleasant service, food came in decent time, no complaints, but ..... just basic food, no better , no worse than many othe places.

Thank retireetraveller47
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We would echo the positive comments already posted about Norman Rose. Nice, modern and beautifully appointed with a fairly expansive menu. Although they had great wines, we needed a change of pace and selected from their large craft beer menu. The buttermilk fried chicken sandwich is to die for! You must order it and share if you must. Reasonably priced.... More 

Thank Jwkruz
Columbus, Ohio
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82 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was recommended to us and we gave it a shot. The food was great! A menu with different choices. The place is clean and centrally located. If you are in Napa, stop on in.

Thank WG98
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was extremely salty Ian not sure if this is the chefs fault or if salt was added by the server? So much salt did not allowed w you to taste the meal.

Thank Walter B
Richmond Hill, Canada
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146 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for a late, light lunch as the place was directly across from our hotel. Bar was busy, but tables were mostly empty. We were seated promptly. Nice, clean, and bright with well spaced tables and booths. Service was friendly, but a little spotty - tough to get the server's attention when my wife's coffee cup came with lipstick... More 

Thank Rob W
Nashville, Tennessee
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Our second visit to Norman Rose was great! Great food and great service. The wait staff was very attentive. The Truffle fries are a must. You won't go wrong with Norman Rose.

Thank Bricks999
Ottawa, Canada
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Their ability to handle a rush on a rainy Saturday night was amazing... Moved people through, Good manager overseeing an excellent staff. Food came promptlY, and was so well presented, both our neighbouring tables orders the same meal. Try the meatloaf. In Napa three nights, this was our best overall dinner.

Thank Mr_B_Ottawa_Canada
Cleveland, Ohio
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We both had a burger and it was delicious! We shared fries as there were enough for two. The atmosphere was great with TVs if you wanted to catch up on the latest sporting event. There was a small patio for outside eating if desired. The food came quickly and the service was friendly.

Thank k4la
St Albans, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Great choice of beers and good to be able to see the food being freshly prepared in the open plan kitchen. Being good, it is popular, so be prepared to wait.

Thank boxstergirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 1st St, Napa, CA 94559-2815
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-258-1516
Located in the heart of downtown Napa's West End District, the Norman Rose Tavern is that comfortable spot where you can meet family and friends for a nice cocktail, pint or glass of wine paired with a great burger and fries or other classic, American comfort food. The menu takes a local, sustainable approach to time-honored dishes like fish & chips, fried chicken, chop salad, mac and cheese, and much more, all prepared utilizing the fresh, seasonal and quality ingredients found in the North Bay. The design offers a rustic pub feel with modern touches created by Kimberly Nunn and Dan Worden of Shopworks in Napa. The thoughtful beverage list sports a collection of cocktails, wines and beers that soar two or three levels above most, with many outstanding and well priced Napa Valley wines. The by-the-glass list is impressive as well with over twenty wines by the glass. An extensive spirits list featuring classic cocktails round out the offerings.

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