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Hog Island Oyster Company

610 1st St, Ste 22, Napa, CA 94559-2602
+1 707-251-8113
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“clam chowder” (108 reviews)
“fresh oysters” (65 reviews)
“grilled cheese” (28 reviews)
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610 1st St, Ste 22, Napa, CA 94559-2602
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First off, they have excellent service. The waitress and the gentlemen host would check on us several times. “Do you need more bread to soak up the juice?” Very attentive! We ordered muscles, clam chowder and Chipotle oysters. All excellent and delicious. I thought bread...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cosmopolitan772050
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat at the bar and had the oyster po’boy and the seafood stew: both delicious! We also started off with some oyster shooters and a local beer that killed it. The staff was super knowledgeable and not overly aggressive with service which I really...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank x_pett
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Benn here a couple times for oysters. Sometimes it’s packed. Depends on the day. We’ve made it a point to get in line early. And this is all because the oysters are so good. They have oysters from California, Washington and Massachusetts. But after trying...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank danielKeiran
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Energy around OxBow Market and a lot of it because of Hog Island.... get the sampler with a dozen or two oysters and you'll be in oyster heaven. Chowder is also amazing and can be shared.... even the grilled cheese was out of this...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jeffpags
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was quick considering how popular the market this restaurant resides in is... and it came with a smile. I was able to sample a few wines before deciding on a glass. The oysters were amazing, both the raw and the grilled. I split a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mikehikes42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've had chowder from Boston to L.A. but the chowder here was hands down the best. Tried my very first oyster order (Worcestershire) and loved them. Going back to this place tomorrow. Located in a market next to the Culinary Institute in Napa. What a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Go anytime and often ... oyster lovers paradise and great wines too! Menu changes often based on availability ... must try them all ... don’t forget the grilled cheese ... you will be back!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank texaskruegers
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Great staff! Awesome fresh seafood! the shellfish was the freshest I've had. And just a great local place to hang!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank barfoot164
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Our friend, who lives in Marin, said that we MUST have lunch at the Hog Island Oyster Company. So, the 3 of us went, of course. She said the grilled cheese sandwich is out of this world Once again, she was right! But, the oysters...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nancypH6606EN
Reviewed 28 October 2018

This was a busy lively restaurant. Great music, lots to look at in the market, and really wonderful food. The oysters were great and the fisherman's stew was one of the best seafood dishes I've ever eaten!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Barbara M
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Response from sactoroy | Reviewed this property |
I would be surprised if they didn't but you call and ask.
19 July 2016|
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Response from LuLu231 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do allow dogs.
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Response from NapaCasual | Reviewed this property |
the raw oysters. Yum!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 1st St, Ste 22, Napa, CA 94559-2602
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-251-8113
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Open Daily 11:30am - 8:00pm Happy Hours Tues+Wed: 5:00pm - 7:00pm. We will be closing early, 5 PM, on Dec. 24. Last seating at 3:30 PM. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Days.
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