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The Model Bakery

644 1st St, Napa, CA 94559-2611
+1 707-259-1128
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
644 1st St, Napa, CA 94559-2611
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We made the hour long drive from SF to try these English Muffins. It was a dreary rainy drive and I'd read about these crazy good muffins so I just had to try them. We drove out in the afternoon, so they weren't even fresh....More

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I LOVE Model Bakery. I think Bouchon Bakery is so overrated! You can get a great breakfast or lunch here. I don't usually like thick pizza, but they make a pretty good one each day at lunch. Here's the BEST thing they do: croissants filled...More

Thank wendytrotta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This spot should not be missed. The delicious smell of fresh baked bread hits you when you first walk in. Their English muffins are made fresh daily there and are not comparable to anything store bought. Worth a trip if you are in the Sonoma...More

Thank rwiede
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The line was out the door continuously on a weekend when we visited. The breakfast sandwich was $8 that has the oprah made famous English muffin (featured as one of Oprah’s favorite things in 2016). Sandwich was small but tasty. They different breads that you...More

Thank charmtheduck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A few days ago, while out running some early morning errands, I dropped in to the Model Bakery to grab a couple of pastries to take home for breakfast. Having heard about the Model's Morning Buns, I decided to buy some and take them home....More

Thank GKHansen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by to check it out and was amazed at the selection of great breads and pastries. Picked up some bread to take home and had a scone while we were there.

Thank holomakani
Reviewed 8 December 2017

OK, Now Model Bakery is all it can be - they got rid of the grumpy attitude at the counter! Yeah! So now you get great baked goods, great sandwiches, and a smile. That's the way it ought to be done. Thanks to the management...More

Thank Brit E
Reviewed 2 December 2017

I shouldn't be spreading the word, but their English Muffins are the best! Their other baked goods are tops, too.

Thank napanance
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Best english muffin ever!. This is a must try we ate a muffin while waiting for the wine train. Very good.

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Their asiago cheese bread is wonderful... Our all time favorite! Many compliments when we serve it. Makes unbelievable croutons too!

Thank Kristin D
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Oi R
28 February 2017|
Response from Anish S | Reviewed this property |
lines are usually long by 830 am...earlier the better as this is really popular!
Oi R
28 February 2017|
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Response from Charles L | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast sandwich is a breakfast thing... may be available until noon but I would not count on it...Bakery opens at 6:30 during the week and 7 on the weekends... Peak morning hours are around 8 to 10.. earlier or later... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
6:30 AM - 6:30 PM
6:30 AM - 6:30 PM
6:30 AM - 6:30 PM
6:30 AM - 6:30 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 644 1st St, Napa, CA 94559-2611
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-259-1128
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