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Gillwoods Cafe

1313 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904
+1 707-963-1788
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“pancakes” (10 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1313 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food was good and fresh. I went with 10 of my family members and had a great time. I would defiantly recommend. The pancakes were great but the berries that came with them were definitely lacking. They seemed soggy and definitely not fresh. Other...More

Thank epeterson23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place always seems to have a crowd. Breakfast portions are generous and well prepared. The service is prompt and friendly. Try their omelettes. Your selection of ingredients will be in abundance.

Thank Glenn M
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We were hungry, and found a filling breakfast at this cozy cafe from yesteryear on Main Street in Saint Helena. Our omelets were generously filled with quality ingredients of our choice. However, my orange juice was rather mediocre, and they charged to have my husband's...More

Thank Judith Y
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Our second trip to Napa Valley over the Christmas Holidays and we looked for a spot to eat lunch. We went to Market but was told it would be an hour wait so we walked down to Gillwoods Cafe and were seated within 10 minutes....More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We stopped here on a wine-tasting trip. Gott's was too crowded, we had a lot of people and wanted to be served soon. Large & delicious menu. My friends had lunch, but I had a scramble and asked for a substitute for french fries. They...More

Thank SoulfulNomad
Reviewed 27 November 2017

My wife loves pancakes. We ate here two days in a row for breakfast. I only wish that the restaurant was bigger. Their wa a bigger spot in Napa, but I was told that the owner of the property increased the rent, so they had...More

Thank WilliamCAtlanta
Reviewed 18 November 2017

I've visited Napa Valley many times and dined here before, was satisfied enough to return again. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Thank wpv3
Reviewed 5 October 2017

There is nothing fancy about the Gillwoods Cafe, just a delightful cafe that serves an honest breakfast as witnessed by the many locals that enjoy this spot. I stayed with the standard fare of eggs, sausage, potatoes and toast. All were done just as requested...More

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Gillwoods is a long established institution since 1981. We were quickly shown to a clean table and served with drinks. Food came quickly and was delicious. My wife had chicken taco soup and a Caesar salad, & I had sliders and fries. Menu choices are...More

Thank Lightning_Slim
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is my partner's family's favorite breakfast spot - his mom is a regular and they know just what she likes! I love the California Benedict, Classic Egg Breakfast, or a Scramble, and my partner swears by the Chicken Fried Steak. Such a great classic...More

Thank LocavoreTraveler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1313 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 707-963-1788
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