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Molinari Caffe

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828 Brown Street, Napa, CA 94559-3046
+1 707-927-3623
07:00 - 18:00
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New York City, New York
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I almost don't want to review this place for fear it will become as popular as Starbucks. But I love it. Excellent coffee, alternative milk, tasty treats to eat, bright and light and inviting. An excellent place to stop at for 5 minutes or 2 hours.

Thank Conscientious_Connie
Boca Raton
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138 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Went here everyday to get the ghost mocha. The owner is super nice and guided our stay in Napa with excellent recommendations. I truly love this place! Thank you for making our stay in Napa superb!!

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Napa, California
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

A few steps away from more crowded streets, this small coffee offers sandwiches and salads. Menu is limited. Coffee was nice and strong. Staff is young, very willing and will get better. A good spot for private meetings if one uses the loft. Prices are Napa high, but not a usual for here.

Thank CristianoDadamo
Zurich, Switzerland
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580 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

The English have 'high' tea. Molinari Caffe is 'higher', a notch above. Make your own sandwiches, excellent quiche and sinful pastries to go with teas or coffee.

Thank Mypace
Toronto, Canada
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

I parked myself here for a few hours to grab a bite and get some work done. Sandwiches are really excellent, the coffee is great, and they have a few (but not many) tables you can work at if needed.

Thank Maxine L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

I recently visited Napa with my husband and had breakfast here almost every morning. Monday Bakery is featured at Molinari's Caffe. The quiche - I had the specials which changed daily - was absolutely fantastic, and the pastries were outrageous. I had the apple turnover - and my husband had an apricot muffin. Rick, the owner, was friendly and very... More 

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Napa, California
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146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

NOTE: This cafe has moved to the other side of the block. No longer on Main, but on Brown street. Steps from both the old and new courthouses in Napa, this place is ideally situated if you're on jury duty (which I was). This small local sandwich and coffee shop shines; right now it's really a hidden gem. It takes... More 

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new york
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

I have only been a couple of times but everyone is so friendly and the owner is always present creating good vibes. The coffee is excellent

Thank finedesign
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231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

Clueless staff (5) + customers (3) = long wait for service. The order taker "forgot" to give our order to ANYONE so it was a very long wait for a sandwich. Coffee is ordinary; baked goods are brought in from the outside so they run out of most items fairly early. Four tables inside and two tables out on the... More 

Thank napadiner
Napa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015

If you are in Napa and looking for coffee, be sure to head to Molinari Caffe - skip the chain coffee and try this wonderful local spot. Great coffee and sandwiches, friendly staff, nice modern clean bright atmosphere. Plus, you get to check on the earthquake damage at the courthouse across the street. Molinari's isn't tough to find and is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 828 Brown Street, Napa, CA 94559-3046
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-927-3623

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?