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St. Helena Bistro

Chef Israel, previously of St. Helena's "Green Valley Cafe" now brings to you his Northern Italian cooking expertise at his NEW sidewalk café and restaurant "St. Helena Bistro", located in St. Helena, CA. in the Heart of Beautiful Napa Valley. Well known for his delicious handmade Gnocchi and flavor-filled Eggplant Parmigiana, Chef Israel now has created his own menu of Northern Italian DELIGHTS. The menu features a selection of pasta dishes and beautifully designed entrees sure to appeal to you and your friends. Finish your meal with his homemade strawberry shortcake and you'll be smiling from ear to ear. Your next trip through St. Helena will not be complete without a stop at this wonderfully casual sidewalk Ristorante.
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181 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
(181 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 181 reviews
5 stars
(74)
4 stars
(83)
3 stars
(19)
2 stars
(4)
1 star
(1)
Food 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
Service 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
Ambiance 
3.9 / 5
(Very Good) 3.9 / 5
Noise Level
1.9 / 3
Moderate
Value 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • neighborhood gem(84)
  • great for lunch(54)
  • fit for foodies(52)
  • great for outdoor dining(49)
  • good for groups(31)
  • kid-friendly(21)
St. Helena Bistro Reviews List
Review 1 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/29/2016
 2015
Dined on 4/29/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/29/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, great for lunch
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Review 2 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/29/2016
 2013
Dined on 4/29/2016
 2013
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 4/29/2016
 2013
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Review 3 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 4/30/2016
 2011
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Review 4 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/27/2016
 2006
Special Features: good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 5 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Very delicious!

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Dined on 4/26/2016
 2016
Dined on 4/26/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/26/2016
 2016
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 6 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Fantastic!

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Dined on 4/23/2016
 2006
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"We went to St. Helena's Bistro for my friends bachelorette party. Although the place is small, it was great for us! Very casual atmosphere and the food and service was fantastic! Our party had 8 guest, they had the table waiting for us. We may have been the "loud" group of the day, but no one seem to mind, which was also a big plus! I will definitely be back!"
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2006
Special Features: good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch
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Review 7 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/17/2016
 2006
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2006
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Review 8 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/16/2016
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
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Review 9 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Excellent food!

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Had an excellent anniversary dinner. Meal wonderfully presented and generously portioned. This is a very small restaurant so reservations are essential."
Dined on 4/09/2016
 2013
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 10 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/07/2016
 2013
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 11 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 4/06/2016
 2001
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Review 12 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/09/2016
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 13 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/09/2016
 2011
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem
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Review 14 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 4/02/2016
 2012
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Review 15 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 4/02/2016
 2012
Dined on 4/02/2016
 2012
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/02/2016
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for outdoor dining
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Review 16 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/01/2016
 2015
Dined on 4/01/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/01/2016
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for outdoor dining
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Review 17 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2012
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2012
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Review 18 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/11/2016
 2008
Dined on 3/11/2016
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Rehearsal dinner -- you guys were great! Thank you for providing top notch service and eats... SO glad we came here instead of Farmstead. Everyone was delighted!"
Dined on 3/11/2016
 2008
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Review 19 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 3/29/2016
 2013
Dined on 3/29/2016
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 3/29/2016
 2013
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Review 20 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 3/26/2016
 2015
Dined on 3/26/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"It was alright. Better place for everyday dining than a date in Wine Country. Pasta was good but everything else, besides wine, was blah."
Dined on 3/26/2016
 2015
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Review 21 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/27/2016
 2008
Dined on 3/27/2016
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 3/27/2016
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 22 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Delicious Option at Moderate Price in St. Helena

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Dined on 3/26/2016
 2014
Dined on 3/26/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"St. Helena Bistro is a great lunch or dinner stop while in town. St. Helena has plenty of dining options, but the Bistro is somewhere that provides delicious food in substantial portions and won't break the bank at the same time. For lunch, try the Salmon Sandwich... and for dinner, you can't go wrong with the Chicken Piccata or the Risotto!"
Dined on 3/26/2016
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
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Review 23 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 3/25/2016
 2009
Dined on 3/25/2016
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Waitress was spectacular and food was incredible!!"
Dined on 3/25/2016
 2009
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Review 24 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Dined on 3/26/2016
 2001
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Review 25 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Espresso Gelato is delicious!!

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Dined on 3/19/2016
 2015
Dined on 3/19/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 3/19/2016
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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Review 26 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 3/22/2016
 2001
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Review 27 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Eggplant Parmigiana alone brings us in every time!

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
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Noise Level
Moderate
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Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"It's hard to escape the delicious eggplant Parmigiana cooked to perfection by Israel!"
Dined on 3/18/2016
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 28 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Dined on 3/16/2016
 2004
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Review 29 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 3/13/2016
 2009
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Review 30 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 3/13/2016
 2015
Dined on 3/13/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 3/13/2016
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 31 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 3/12/2016
 2011
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Review 32 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 3/12/2016
 2011
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Review 33 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 3/12/2016
 2011
Dined on 3/12/2016
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
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Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Great experience! Wonderful food and the service was excellent!"
Dined on 3/12/2016
 2011
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Review 34 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great food, great wine...

Food 
5 / 5
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Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
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Noise Level
Moderate
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Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Do yourself a favor when up in the wine country and check out this gem. Small, quaint, rustic and GREAT food. Everything on the menu is fantastic and the service is wonderful...perfect after a long day of wine tasting."
Dined on 11/07/2015
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 35 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/27/2016
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 36 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 2/27/2016
 2009
Dined on 2/27/2016
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 2/27/2016
 2009
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Review 37 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/27/2016
 2005
Dined on 2/27/2016
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Very nice bistro setting with mostly indoor and several outdoor tables. Great food and very fresh ingredients. Wine list is not as extensive as many NAPA restaurants. ...but nice choices including good value local wines. Very attentive to gluten free."
Dined on 2/27/2016
 2005
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Review 38 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 2/20/2016
 2011
Dined on 2/20/2016
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/20/2016
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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Review 39 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 2/19/2016
 2005
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Review 40 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

We arrived early for our lunch, Food was amazing.

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/16/2016
 2011
Special Features: good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
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Review 41 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 2/14/2016
 2010
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2010
Special Features: great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 42 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2011
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2011
Special Features: romantic, great for lunch, special occasion, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining
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Review 43 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/13/2016
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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Review 44 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Just OK, barely.

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"My wife and I were there for a Valentine's Day dinner. I made reservations almost a week in advance. When we arrived and said we had Open Table reservations and gave our name, it was like they didn't care that we had made reservations. No table had been reserved, although there were empty tables, but none of the empty tables were in a good location. I guess my expectation was that if we went to the trouble to make a reservation, they should have "reserved" a table in a desirable location. When I asked for a better table I was told it would be a 20 minute wait. It just wasn't a pleasant experience.
The second problem was the menu had changed from what was listed on Open Table. We both looked at the online menu and saw items that made the trip (about an hour from home) worth while. Imagine our surprise when NONE of the items we were looking forward to were on the menu. (I just looked at the online menu, and the same unavailable items are listed.) I asked about that and our waitress said, "Oh, they changed the menu a few days ago." We selected alternatives, which were OK, but not what we were hoping for.
Long waits between courses. Our waitress eventually showed up with our check, but we had wanted a cappuccino and a latte, which we ordered, but took a good 10 minutes for it to arrive. Overall disappointed with the service."
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2012
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Review 45 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

A great Napa Valley Value

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Had dinner on Sunday night - 4 people. Free corkage. We split the grilled artichoke (it was ok) chicken empanadas (outstanding- spicy, great contrasting textures) and the bistro salad (very well made - light with a perfect amount of dressing). For entrees we had the eggplant Parmesan (one of best I have ever had - small pieces - crispy with a wonderful red sauce) gnocchi (rich and delicious) and the pork shank with polenta (excellent - rich). For dessert we had the tiramisu (good- too much cream for my taste) and the fried banana (outstanding).
Total bill before tax was less than $150 - and that included 4 margaritas at $8 a pop - would not recommend them (not sure why they sell them)
A great value meal that was delicious- I'll be back!"
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2001
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Review 46 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Beaver

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2012
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2012
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"Food was good. Nothing special, but just a good place to have a good meal. Wine and beer only."
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2012
Special Features: kid-friendly
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Review 47 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/13/2016
 2007
Dined on 2/13/2016
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/13/2016
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch, hot spot, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 48 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Good location, Pretty good food

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/13/2016
 2008
Dined on 2/13/2016
 2008
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"It was valentines weekend so they were busy, but we sat for a good 10 minutes without anyone coming by, not so much as a water. We were about to walk out when the girl finally came over. So, meh. Food was actually pretty good, good location, not too expensive ($100?). Chicken empanada's were really good. I won't be back but I would still recommend it on a less busy night."
Dined on 2/13/2016
 2008
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Review 49 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/13/2016
 2009
Dined on 2/13/2016
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Great service. Food was timely and very tasty. Great value!"
Dined on 2/13/2016
 2009
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Review 50 for St. Helena Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/13/2016
 2008
Special Features: great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
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