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“Very busy restaurant”
Review of The Kitchen Door

The Kitchen Door
Ranked #16 of 293 Restaurants in Napa
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: This is in the Ox Bow Market in Napa.
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We had not booked but they got a table for us withing about half an hour, we just went to look around the market whilst we were waiting.
The first impression was a bit Foodie but it was not pretentious at all. The decor is very 'Hipster' but there are great smells coming from the open kitchen in the middle.
The food service was a little slow but delicious when it arrived.

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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Weekend visit to Napa and saw Oxbow Marketplace with many food options. We don't find sitting in aisles relaxing so was happy to find The Kitchen, was sat and greeted right way and presented with many options that accommodated my wife's food allergies. The oven glazed wings, the flatbread were great and paired well with a nice crisp wine. Highly recommend going here

Thank Keith N
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

In the heart of Oxbow Public Market surrounded by many choices for lunch we chose The Kitchen Door. Mainly for the menu and the wafting smell of chicken roasting on their large rotisserie that cinched the deal! Beautiful open kitchen design with large farm tables for 20, along with other options for dining as well as ample outside patio dining. Overlooking the Napa River, this restaurant is pleasing on the eyes. And then we took in the MENU! So many choices! I love a menu that is different and makes me take the time to search through interesting ingredients and choices for just the right option.

Great selection of appetizer's! We shared the Double-Cream Brie with Honey Apricots, Arugula, Napa Cake Panforte with a delicious baguette. I enjoyed it but my husband thought for the money that the dish was lacking in flavor and the cheese didn't have the flavor or texture he was looking for.

There is also a large selection of salads including a Vietnamese lettuce wrap that sounded delicious! They have a large wood burning rotisserie as well as wood burning grill and pizza oven where they prepare many different pizza's and Armenian Flatbreads (Lahmajun~fold and eat) filled with spiced lamb, mustard vinaigrette, cucumber, tomato, radish, pomegranate seeds, pickled red onion, mint and Harissa yoghurt? Really? Sounded crazy delicious but we decided on the Manilla clams and a bowl of Bacon fried rice! Both agreed that the flavors were off the chart! Can't wait to come back and try another great dish!

Their wood burning grill also had many options like Korean style short ribs, KD Burger, Bahn Mi sandwiches with Duck or Chicken, and yes, Half Roasted Chicken! And check out The Kitchen Sink entrées! Chicken 'Pho' Ga, Shoyu Ramen and much much more! And to confuse you even more on what delectable option to order the Chef's daily specials are also more choices to consider!

Friendly and informative servers who will help you select just the right option if you are stumped with this incredible menu. Also they have a full wine list, beers and cocktails to compliment your meal!

Great location, ample parking, located at the Oxbow Public Market which is full of foodies searching for their next culinary experience. We enjoyed our choice for lunch at the Kitchen Door and I'm sure you will to! Check it out!

Thank Barbie120
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

This restaurant has their own inside and outdoor seating inside the Oxbow Public Market.
The food and service are very good and prices are fair. The menu has a lot of good choices. It was nice to have lunch inside away from the public seating and noise.

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Thank sidecar1989
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Had pancake stuffed with ham and Swiss cheese bacon on the side and real maple syrup. Sounds unusual ( think monte cristo sandwich for us old timers) wife had eggs Benedict also good with a simple green salad great dressing. Mimosa is huge!!

Thank davidogden2017
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