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Cindy's Backstreet Kitchen

1327 Railroad Ave, St. Helena, CA 94574-1123
+1 707-963-1200
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1327 Railroad Ave, St. Helena, CA 94574-1123
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I for one am all about the gooey goodness of a grilled cheese. This one had copious amounts and bacon. It took a bit long to get served but the gals and I didn’t mind. Plus we got free dessert for the delay.

Thank Itzzme
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love When they have the meatloaf. It reminds me of my moms cooking. Great place to have a date or to just go out with family or friends.

Thank mayra1919
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We asked at hotel where to get lunch in St. Helena and they recommended Cindy’s. It was a bright and pretty place and the service, food and wine were good. It was quite an elaborate menu, especially for lunch, and a bit high priced ......More

Thank PeggyB3719
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Most recent delicious dish at Cindy's was the Korean Short Ribs with kimchee. So tender and flavorful. Total comfort food. Also try the stuffed Piquillo peppers. Done with a mole style sauce. This place never disappoints and the wine list is great.

Thank SJDTravel1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, it caters to tourists, but you're probably a tourist if you're reading this. We like the fact that Cindy caters to vegetarian/vegans and can accommodate special diets. Food was delicious if over-priced. But that's Napa. Definitely would recommend and we will return.

Thank Tuxmiller
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Went up and alley off the main drag to a back door but inside clean and nice. We had a reservation but was not necessary as many tables open at noon. Enjoyed a nice luncheon and would recommend.

Thank oandw
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Seems that the restaurants in the Napa region are heavily competing for culinary supremacy. Cindy's Backstreet Kitchen is overall an excellent contender. I was quite happy with the local offerings on the menu.

Thank 442RLT
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Great location and food. We had a group of ten and they gave us our own room.Food was great but the server, Brian, made it a point to tell us that this was his part-time job and his lack of enthusiasm for the job showed...More

Thank Michelangelo S
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We were brought to this restaurant by a close friend of Cindy. Everything we tried at this place was on point, well marinated and comforting. The environment, decor, service and food just feel very welcoming and comforting. I ordered the roast duck and it melts...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

They have the most amazing food here. The oysters had spinach and Parmesan and we couldn't get enough...placed 3 orders of them. The campfire pie was incredible and different and gooey deliciousness. It was like a s'mores exploded. Definitely get it. I ordered the meatloaf...More

Thank Kapricca
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Response from Denise H | Reviewed this property |
It was casual when we went. Very comfortable restaurant!
13 November 2016|
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Response from Napajon | Reviewed this property |
To be frank if you mean children I would have to say a resounding no. There are many other choices for families in Napa, but this is not on of them. The menu, atmosphere and service is adult driven. Napa specifically St... More
Ricardo G
6 September 2016|
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Response from Olfakt | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is one. I'm not sure how much. In general, you would recommend to bring a good wine, for example, an unusual grape, old vintage, different country. I like to bring an old vintage or a Franciacorta (let's say... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1327 Railroad Ave, St. Helena, CA 94574-1123
    (Hunt St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 707-963-1200
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