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The Model Bakery

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644 1st St, Napa, CA 94559-2611
+1 707-259-1128
06:30 - 18:30
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Sun 07:00 - 18:30
Mon - Thu 06:30 - 18:30
Fri 06:30 - 19:00
Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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.

Thank design
Seattle, Washington
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189 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in St Helena for 4 days and every morning the Model Bakery was my source for lattes and pastry. Although the lines we reliably long (not that my friend minded since we saw David Beckham and his two youngest sons one morning) the product was reliably excellent.

Thank Bob M
Falls Church, VA
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528 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had eaten at the Model Bakery in St. Helena many times and had to try this one. While I found the same wonderful breakfast, freshly baked pastries and freshly brewed coffee, I was surprised to discover that there was no inside seating area. Ok, there are tables outside, but in late March, it was very cold to camp out... More 

Thank RussellJW
Andover, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered a sampling of baked goods and breakfast sandwiches. Our favorites were the scones, and all of the sampling was exceptional. Wonderful way to start the day in Napa, get there early, because the line will be shorter.

Thank M N D
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute little bakery at the Oxbow Public Market. I had the breakfast sandwich with Canadian bacon, egg and cheese which comes on their famous English muffin. It was delicious. The star of the show was the muffin for sure. The bacon they use is super yummy too. Couldn't finish it, it was pretty big and very filling. Hubby got the... More 

Thank Tracy C
San Jose, Costa Rica
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346 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The coffee is too acid, maybe should use a more robust type. Cinamon twist wasnt fresh. Very good service. There arent tables inside.

Thank rzccr
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bakery has been in St. Helena for ever. Now has a wonderful branch in Napa. Everything is baked daily. The true "gems" are the English Muffins. You just can"t go and not enjoy these jewels.

Thank judithp58
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrific coffee and a sensible price for Cappuchino. Comfortable atmosphere and excellent breakfast choices...

Thank seamus m
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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110 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the delight to enjoy several tasty products from the Model Bakery. One of the shops where we stayed while visiting Napa sourced their products every day. I had a cranberry ginger muffin, a blueberry muffin and an English muffin for breakfast over our stay. The muffins were very delicious. Lots of fruit and very large. The English muffin... More 

Thank Dougds9
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in to have a late lunch. The venue was quiet compared to other places in town. We were lucky the weather held so we could eat outside at the picnic tables. The food was quite expensive but tasty. Have the ham and cheese croissant warmed for a treat. It was very good. The peanut butter and chocolate chip cookies... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?