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Butter Cream Bakery & Diner

#3 of 16 Dessert in Napa
Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner, Cafe
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2297 Jefferson St, Napa, CA 94559-1209
+1 707-255-6700
05:30 - 18:00
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Sun 05:30 - 16:30
Mon - Sat 05:30 - 18:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The sausages were delicious! Twice as big as a breakfast link with a maple touch. Excellent chocolate and alot of it in the chocolate croissant. All the pastries are made visibly onsite and are top quality. The decor is straight out of the 1940's. All in great repair and authentically of the era. Open early. The waitress told me the... More 

Thank Janine C
Napa, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Great breakfasts, large portions, very busy, counter service available. Try the biscuits and gravy but only order the large portion if you are hungry. Favorite of locals for over 60 years.

Thank David B
Richmond, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is just an amazing place. Excellent bakery with the best morning buns I've ever eaten. It has a large selection of favorite pastries which were inexpensive. The diner was a very busy place for breakfast on a holiday weekend. I enjoyed good pancakes, Peet's coffee, scrambled eggs and bacon. Went three times during the weekend I was in Napa.... More 

Thank Ellen W
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This is based on a recent visit where we stopped by to pick up a dozen. Really good quality donuts and and great atmosphere. The reason for the 3 star is the crappy service at the donut counter. My prior visit I had someone who could barely communicate and this last time a big old girls who moved like a... More 

Thank oenothene64
Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This diner came highly recommended by the locals and after a morning ballooning, sans breakfast, the sights and smells of the bakery were a sweet welcome. While our tastebuds begged for the baked goods, we settled on the breakfast with visions of sweets to follow. This local haunt is charming, an oh so busy even on a week day. The... More 

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Napa Valley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

You don't come to the bakery or diner if you are on a diet. When I bring donuts or pastries to work or to some ones house I bring these. Everyone raves. My favorite is there buttermilk donut. But I don't discriminate. They make good cakes too. The breakfasts are good and hearty. Like I said, you don't come here... More 

Thank Cali-Native2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

At 5:30 in the morning there was a lineup to get into this place. The prices are fair food is great. When you're there look up Carol behind the counter she'll take good care of you.

Thank Afoxnewsguy
Napa, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is a great locals place, always seem to find my way back here. My wife has a thing as well. especially enjoy the counter so you can watch the masterful chefs grilling breakfast. The staff is super friendly and always on it.

Thank Master-Wine-Tours
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped to grab some breakfast on our way to San Fran. The place is very popular with locals and tourists as it was very busy. The baked goods are plentiful and popular. We got a breakfast sandwich to go plus an apple strudel which was huge. Service is very friendly and quick. Great spot to grab a treat.

Thank JLandMike
Foxboro, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We stumbled across The Butter Cream Bakery & Diner while driving around Napa and are we ever glad we did. The bakery had the aroma of fresh baked goodies even before we entered the building. Once the door was opened my nose was in heaven. The scent of fresh breads, donuts, pastries and other confections hung in the air like... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
05:30 - 16:30
05:30 - 18:00
05:30 - 18:00
05:30 - 18:00
05:30 - 18:00
05:30 - 18:00
05:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2297 Jefferson St, Napa, CA 94559-1209
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-255-6700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?