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The Model Bakery

644 1st St, Napa, CA 94559-2611
+1 707-259-1128
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
644 1st St, Napa, CA 94559-2611
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We come here all the time for pasteries when we have guests. They make good coffee, sandwiches, salads, cakes, breads. The English muffins are so good they have to ration them to six per person. Many grocery stores and restaurants in the valley sell their...More

Thank karansimoni
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just back in Massachusetts after two months in St Helena and the highlight of the trip was discovering Model Bakery's English Muffins on day one. I ate them nearly every day. They take peanut butter and jelly to an all new level and make a...More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the best bread bakery in Napa. You will have to stand in line, especially on weekends, but it's worth it. Coffee, breakfast sandwiches, muffins, etc. are also served. Some desserts, such as cookies are also sold. There is no indoor seating, but tables...More

Thank Lynne F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's a great Bakery stop and the muffins are addictive. They have lovely cakes and lots of other tasty treats . The servers are friendly and it's a nice place to go have a cup of coffee and enjoy something sweet. They have a few...More

Thank cyprusbeachgirl6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You really need to arrive after opening to snag their famous English muffins that are to "die for". The week we were there visiting, we actually made two trips to get those yummy muffins. Highly recommend! Located outside the Oxbow Market.

Thank chichiSouthCarolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous bread, great muffins. My favorite is an English Muffin for breakfast. It is big enough to share and tastes like no other commercial English muffin I have ever had. Slathered in butter or jam, it is a wonderful, flavorful treat! And full of as...More

Thank Naomi S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here based on many recommendations from celebrities and foodies alike and was not disappointed in the least by the food. So many options that you have to come back for more. The breakfast sandwiches are out of this world!

Thank Bob F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely place to break for coffee and a pastry or a full meal with choices of healthy salads, yogurt sundaes, sandwiches, pizza, and specials. I love their spelt english muffins which are available only on weekends. Their full loaves are hearty and...More

Thank kitsreviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Remarkable, fresh baking and excellent prices. If you do not get addicted to the Asiago Sourdough...

Thank Marc A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for some freshly baked bread on Sunday morning. Picked up an Epi loaf and a cranberry walnut loaf. Both were so fresh and tasty! Will definitely return next time.

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Oi R
What time till what time do they serve breakfast sandwich? When is the best time to go for less traffic? Thx!
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
What time till what time do they serve breakfast sandwich? When is the best time to go for less traffic? Thx!
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, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:30
06:30 - 18:30
06:30 - 18:30
06:30 - 18:30
06:30 - 18:30
06:30 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
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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