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Norman Rose Tavern

#26 of 213 Restaurants in Napa
Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
American, Bar, Pub
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1401 1st St, Napa, CA 94559-2815
+1 707-258-1516
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 09:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Trish and I had just finished a tasting at Back Room Wines when we both decided that we needed burgers for dinner. First choice: Norman Rose. Hoped it wasn't too crowded on a Friday night. As Trish parked the car, I was lucky to score us a deuce in a busy Rose. Server Rebecca was right with us, and brought... More 

Thank JDinNapa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband arrived in Napa late after a long flight and were tired and hungry. We were staying at the Andaz across the street from Norman Rose Tavern. What a great surprise! The atmosphere is great. A lively crowd with a nice bar. But the food was the best part. We started with the hit spinach and goat cheese appetizer.... More 

Thank A_girl_from_the_south
Suisun City, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely great hamburger. fantastic service, good ambience. A tad expensive but it is Napa. I expected more variety from the men.

Thank Topgum
Southlake, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fried egg sandwich was the best! Soup of the day was very good. Mac and cheese was fair. Service was fair. Comfortable restaurant.

Thank Shelly W
Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The food was good. The atmosphere was fun, and the place was clean and well decorated. The service was professional and fast.

Thank CJVCdntraveller
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great way to start day. Watched early football games before wine tastings. Went back at night for late snack

Thank Peter R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I have been all over Ireland eating fish and chips...and these rival any I had there. The crust is light and flavorful...4 pieces of fish and a pile of chips. Our waitress was good...perhaps a B. When we were there, it was busy...and we didn't seem to have just one person checking on us. Once she forgot that we had... More 

Thank Tahoe2
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Terrible service. The vegetable soup we ordered was cold with very few vegetables. The waiter was slow with our order and did not check on us very often. In addition, the food portions were not equal among tables. For example, the table next to us got three scoops of ice cream on their apple cranberry tart, while we only got... More 

Thank Brent N
Severna Park, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I will probably never again have a fried egg sandwich as good as I had at the Norman Rose Tavern and for dinner, how great!

Thank clairemI3677WS
Aurora, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We were a group of 10 very experienced diners. We all enjoyed our meals very much, but the service was the worst we've ever had. It took at least 30 minutes for server to come by after we were seated. She took drink orders and food at the same time since we were ready and hungry. They food was delivered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 1st St, Napa, CA 94559-2815
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-258-1516
Located in the heart of downtown Napa's West End District, the Norman Rose Tavern is that comfortable spot where you can meet family and friends for a nice cocktail, pint or glass of wine paired with a great burger and fries or other classic, American comfort food. The menu takes a local, sustainable approach to time-honored dishes like fish & chips, fried chicken, chop salad, mac and cheese, and much more, all prepared utilizing the fresh, seasonal and quality ingredients found in the North Bay. The design offers a rustic pub feel with modern touches created by Kimberly Nunn and Dan Worden of Shopworks in Napa. The thoughtful beverage list sports a collection of cocktails, wines and beers that soar two or three levels above most, with many outstanding and well priced Napa Valley wines. The by-the-glass list is impressive as well with over twenty wines by the glass. An extensive spirits list featuring classic cocktails round out the offerings.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?