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Goose & Gander

1245 Spring St, St. Helena, CA 94574-2023
+1 707-967-8779
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck fat fries” (34 reviews)
“burger” (146 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 11:00 pm Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1245 Spring St, St. Helena, CA 94574-2023
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Reviewed today

Their specialty is a sous vide pork chop and 3 of 4 people ordered it only to be presented with a shoulder cut of pork that was fatty and too grisly to eat. And it was under cooked. My duck breast was fine, though.

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Hard to imagine the meal could get any better until I tried the duck fat fries. Great cocktails, great service, great food.

Thank tater2gloves
andrew f, Owner at Goose & Gander, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thank you for the awesome review. We love it. Much appreciated. Andy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was visiting St. Helena with a group of ladies who own 2nd homes in St. Helena. We were looking forward to continuing an upbeat evening by having a cocktail or two at this restaurant. My friend and I arrived first and were happy to find...More

Thank tspirit57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to meet up with friends from back in the uk here at their recommendation and it was great, the food was delicious, great space not to packed in either, we participated in a few cocktails as well and they were rather good as...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great cocktails and atmosphere- located off Main Street and the bar in located downstairs in a charming old bar. The bartenders are very knowledgeable just tell them what you like and they will mix something up!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Situated in a historic house, Goose & Gander is just off the Main Street in St. Helena. We dined in a Sunday for lunch, and like many places, it was a brunch menu. Our party found the selections very limiting as such. Service was attentive...More

Thank rbcatraveler
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Went to Goose and Gander with friends after walking the shops in St. Helena. The bar is downstairs and has a great cozy and updated traditional bar decor. Great selection of liquor to choose from. The bartenders were all very attentive and easy to have...More

Thank cmau3
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I live here and have avoided this restaurant because I know the buildings history and I even used to know the people who owned it. Friends told me it is very "fatty" so I avoided going. We went one night with friends and had a...More

Thank 788sandib
Andy & Trisha F, Owner at Goose & Gander, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

So happy that you finally experienced Goose & Gander. Our menu is certainly not as heavy as it used to be and we are happy that you enjoyed it. It is a special building and Pat did an amazing job when he transitioned the property...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

After wine tasting at V. Sattui Winery we went for lunch at the recommendation of our host at the winery. Very different food choices, so good. My friend and I shared the burger, delicious! The wine list was astronomical. Service was great and at 2.00pm...More

Thank Jennifer L
andrew f, Owner at Goose & Gander, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Thank you so much for the nice review. We greatly appreciate it. Andy

Reviewed 16 February 2018

I was hoping for a better experience but it was just meh. I have been to hundreds of restaurants up and down the Napa Valley and have never been disappointed until now. Other than the cocktails, everything was just standard bordering sub par. I had...More

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Questions & Answers
9 October 2017|
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Response from Leo A | Reviewed this property |
There is a $20 corkage fee, which is waived with the purchase of a bottle of wine (2 bottle limit).
Claudia J
2 May 2017|
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Response from Andy & Trisha F | Property representative |
Mike - I am confused by the question? Thanks, Andy
Betty P
25 April 2016|
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Response from julie1452014 | Reviewed this property |
Not in the usual sense, the bar area is warming and inviting
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 29
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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
  • E-mail
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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