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Gillwoods Cafe

1313 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904
+1 707-963-1788
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1313 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gillwoods is a long established institution since 1981. We were quickly shown to a clean table and served with drinks. Food came quickly and was delicious. My wife had chicken taco soup and a Caesar salad, & I had sliders and fries. Menu choices are...More

Thank Lightning_Slim
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my partner's family's favorite breakfast spot - his mom is a regular and they know just what she likes! I love the California Benedict, Classic Egg Breakfast, or a Scramble, and my partner swears by the Chicken Fried Steak. Such a great classic...More

Thank LocavoreTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed this place so much we returned for day 2 of our trip rather than find another breakfast place. The food was very satisfying and staff were all friendly. Try the blackberry preserves which are in glasses on the table, you may have to...More

Thank Chekug12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in Napa and were looking for somewhere away from our resort to have breakfast. My wife was very happy to see gluten-free pancakes on the menu, so she got 3 (one for me), and I had scrambled eggs with bacon. The pancakes...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is a local favorite. They make massive sized pancakes and waffles loaded with fruit and whip cream. They make home made muffins and other baked goods. Best bacon in town!

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I am not a big breakfast person so when I go it is usually something small. Gillwoods has been around at least 40 years that I know of and is frequented by many over time. there food is fresh, clean, juices are pressed on site...More

Thank 788sandib
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We stopped by for breakfast on the way out of town. Slight wait but worth it. Solid food. We had eggs benedict and another egg combination breakfast, hot chocolate and coffee. Great value with large portions. I'd come back.

Thank Antonia G
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This had the usual breakfast fare, plus some gluten-free options (pancakes, waffles!) that we didn't try. Quality food, prepared well, and very friendly service. It seemed reasonably priced, too, compared to a lot of Napa Valley restaurants. I agree with another reviewer who advised getting...More

Thank drpaulSeattle
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The staff is always friendly. Get there early as they get busy on weekends. A favorite for locals and tourists.

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The food here is always spot on, fresh and well prepared. We enjoy the community table as we have yet to have a meal at the community table where we did not meet the most interesting people. What a perfect way to start the day,...More

Thank honestcritic123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1313 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1904
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 707-963-1788
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