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“Wonderful little cafe” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Gillwoods Cafe

Gillwoods Cafe
Ranked #10 of 49 Restaurants in St. Helena
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Portland, Oregon
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
“Wonderful little cafe”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2006

Went to Gillwood's Cafe twice for breakfast on a recent stay in Napa Valley. It was recommended to us by our concierge, and we liked it so much, we went back a second time (over a four day stay). Wonderful breakfast menu (huge), and I think they serve breakfast all day. The service was warm and friendly, and the cost for two people was under $30. It's at 1313 Main Street (in charming downtown St. Helena), and there is plenty of nearby parking. If you're looking for a fantastic breakfast, I would highly recommend Gillwood's Cafe!

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Dublin, OH
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“Great! Don't Miss Gillwoods!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2006

Gillwoods is a perfect place for a late breakfast/brunch or early lunch. I have visited wine country every year and have for the past 10+ years. Gillwoods is a real slice of St. Helena, which remains a small town despite the popularity of Napa Valley. Gillwoods has wonderful choices of egg dishes, as well as sandwiches with very fresh, tasty and unfussy staightforward ingredients.

If you are lucky, there will be short wait for a table and you can people watch, read the Chronicle, and ease drop on the St. Helena ladies who lunch and have been sharing (and arguing) over recipes for the past 20 years.

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