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Goose & Gander

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1245 Spring St, St. Helena, CA 94574-2023
+1 707-967-8779
12:00 - 00:00
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St. Helena, California
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74 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Historic location for this dinner with friends. Service is very friendly, great bar down stairs with a nice wine list and well drinks. Outdoor dining available in the spring and summer. Great food well prepared.

Thank Leo A
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful experience. Went early to go to the bar downstairs and it was worth it. Great atmosphere and knowledgeable bartender...Josiah. Food was exceptional. Had a strawberry gazpacho and it was amazing and then it got better. Great restaurant in every respect.

Thank Buster E
Andy & Trisha F, Owner at Goose & Gander, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review. I know that Josiah and the rest of the staff will greatly appreciate reading it. I know that I did. Thanks again, Andy More 

San Diego, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Yes, go here. For sure. 100% do it! The food is amazing and so is the service. Everything was delicious and vibe is awesome as well.

Thank Arlonjs
Eureka, California
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312 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Exceptional and authentic service and food. Loved the personalities of the wait people and the menu. Very fun bar. Everything was perfect. Patio heaters did not need to be on, but otherwise, perfect.

Thank julesofthesea
Sonoma, California
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

You know how when you see an amazing film and you cannot stop thinking about it for days? Well that is how my foodie experience played out in the days that followed our lunch at Goose and Gander in St Helena. I own food tours, we frequent Michelin restaurants and I love each and every place we visit. G &... More 

Thank ReneeReBell
andrew f, Owner at Goose & Gander, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. It was easily one of my favorites since we opened five years ago. Much appreciated by everyone at Goose & Gander. Next time you are up in the St. Helena hood, stop by and say hello. Thanks again, Andy More 

Stamford, Connecticut, United States
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our late evening meal at this restaurant very much. Sat outside in the courtyard near the koi pond and kept warm by a heat lamp. The service was very friendly and informal, if a bit disjointed at times. We were in no hurry and on vacation, so it didn't bother us to repeat our orders or wait a bit... More 

Thank Julie H
Lewiston, Idaho
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Odd menu & very pricey. Only item that appealed to us was the steak at $52. It was four paper thin, narrow slices of beef-more like an appetizer-with fingerling potatoes. No bread, no salad, no veggies. Outrageous! So hungry we had desserts. Again very pricey but delicious. Skip the meal & just have dessert.

Thank 625maryannm
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we enjoyed our meal at the Goose and Gander. Everything was lovely and the food was quite good. Our cocktails weren't fantastic but they were okay.

Thank Claire L
Champions Gate, United States
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere for a restaurant and bar. Our group of 10 was seated for dinner in a room to ourselves, which was very nice. There was plenty of choices for all of our palates. I had the mushroom soup and carbonara. Both were tasty and I found the portions to be ideal. Service was a bit slow, but our server... More 

Thank Linda E
San Diego, California
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85 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a group of 10. Service was a little slow, but the food was very good. The server was very accommodating when we asked him to split the check between couples.

Thank LauraG050

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 29
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1245 Spring St, St. Helena, CA 94574-2023
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 707-967-8779
Goose & Gander is a charming restaurant in St. Helena, located in Walter Martini's historic 1920 bungalow. Lunch & Dinner is served daily in the basement bar, the dining room, & in the garden. Goose & Gander is a wine country public house and a local favorite, as well as the perfect spot to host events up to 100 people.

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