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1531 3rd St, Napa, CA 94559-2808
+1 707-224-2237
Tue - Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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Forestville, California
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91 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Found this place by chance. Was wine tasting (what else do you do in Napa - ha!) and calling for restaurant reservations. Everything was full so the server told us about this place. We got spaghetti, gnocchi and the malfatti. All were amazing. Ate them in the car with french bread because it was late and take out. Will definitely... More 

Thank KarenKAFVL
Oakland, California
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339 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

This little gem was on our Foodie on Foot tour and it is a hidden gem, a little hole in the wall, take out place inside Val's Liquors called Clemente's! Malfatti's are their specialty but they also have ravioli, gnocchi and spaghetti on the menu. Malfatti in Italian is slang for "mistake". Well, there is a long story to this... More 

Thank KWong55
American Canyon, California
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

This take out place really peaked my interest from all d reviews I've read... I ordered malfatti, ravioli, nonno's chicken sandwich, meat balls & sauce plus bread. I guess I'm a meat person bcoz I was looking for some texture on d malfatti & ravioli. Even the chicken was not what I expected. The biggest letdown was d meatballs: it... More 

Thank Irma L
San Francisco, California
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

We came to Clemente's late in the evening after having just arrived in town; folks behind counter were nice and friendly. We both ordered hot sandwiches, and they were quite filling and delicious! Kind of messy (lots of sauce), but we didn't mind. I got a chicken sandwich and my partner got a meatball one if I remember correctly. Note... More 

Thank RainbowLlama
Napa, California
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

I've lived in Napa for sometime now and never knew about this place until a few months ago. Its in the liquor store called Val's next to an awesome barber shop (my husband frequents there), and ABC cafe. If you like good, affordable Italian food to go this is the place. Its very reasonable and a great pick up and... More 

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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

A small Italian Family business in a liquor store. Original, lovely people, proud of their pasta and meat sauce. They have a lot of History to share. It is super tasty and worth the experience. Price is very affordable.

Thank Fab H
Sacramento, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

Worse food ever!!! We ordered take out. I am not sure if it was because it was towards the end of the day, but the food was mediocre.

Thank elsy_munoz
Folsom, California
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113 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Wow! Incredible flavor on this homemade Italian take out food. We ordered and took it back to our hotel along with a bottle of wine. We had Italian meatballs, ravioli, salad, minestrone soup and malfatti which is a Napa original. Everything was delicious with wonderful favors. In addition, this is a piece of Napa history. Clemente has an amazing back... More 

Thank TravelDeMistyFied
Napa Valley, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

Been going there for years. Best raviolis and malafatis in town. A local favorite that is only take out.

Thank napaendo
Napa Valley, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

I started going to the Depot as a child. When the depot closed they moved into Val Liquors, for take out only. Their sauce is exceptional. Pasta's are cooked to perfection. You can get specials too like pot roast or chicken. Open for lunchtime too. Owners are get people. They will even carry your order out for you. Reasonable prices

Thank LorMoo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1531 3rd St, Napa, CA 94559-2808
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-224-2237
I don't know whether you would list this place. It is a take-away (but very useful when we wanted to save cash on holiday and eat in our hotel). The people there could not be more helpful. They re-opened just to serve us, so we wanted to return the favour and get them better known. Delightful Italian owner who has been there since 1961.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?