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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Winery
“Castello di Amorosa is considered an architectural masterpiece with all the elements of an authentic medieval castle: a moat, drawbridge, five towers, high defensive ramparts, courtyards and loggias, a chapel, stables, an armory, and even a torture chamber. 107 rooms in total, no rooms alike.”
  • 46 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Park
“Hike to gunsight rock for a view down the valley of the moon all the way to the bay bridge.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Bar
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“Upvalley hot spot...great martini's and margarita's...$1 corkage fee...great grilled vegetables and meats!”
  • 21 locals recommend
Winery
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“Amazing chef, farm fresh food, reservations needed for indoor dining. Also great place to go for drinks and appetizers on the patio (1st come). There is also a gift shop, gardens, and coffee shop tucked away on the property. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Incredible cocktails, great wine list, and food from upstairs if needed (there's also a bar menu with hot fried olives that you need to try). The best bar in town.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Gott's is quintessentially California. Famous for its burgers but also does a wide range of excellent dishes such as salads and fish tacos. You'll order at the counter and eat your meal on the benches in the grassy spot outback. Think quick, casual and delicious.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“The Monticello Dam and Morning Glory Hole are engineering marvels! The lake is beautiful for boating, water sports and hiking!”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
“My sweetheart and I recently stopped here. Across the street from the new Gary's where you can buy coffee and other deli items. V. Sattui is known for it's beautiful picnic spot. You can buy food at the deli here, or across the street. We enjoyed the wine tasting and smelled the grill going outside to serve the picnickers. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Italian Restaurant
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“An excellent addition to the local food scene. Indulge in fresh, high quality, well executed dishes. the atmosphere could be hit or miss, but the food is notable. Recommended. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Food
“High above Calistoga, this winery is not only beautiful but the ride up the the wine tasting area is amazing!”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Busy spot on Main Street for fresh coffee and baked goods. They have the most amazing English Muffins to bring home! ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“When you get to the place, buy the tickets that you can go with a tour guide because you will get to see the entire place including the basement. Worth every penny!”
  • 11 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
General College & University
“Inside the prestigious Culinary Institute, there is a wonderful culinary gift store, a really nice cafe (a local secret) that serves lunch and house made desserts, and an extensive must see corkscrew display ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“PRESS is the Napa take on the classic steakhouse. Think big, bold and rich flavors with equally compelling wines. Not a light meal, but excellent for special occasions and meat lovers.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Great Wine & Beer Selection. Cheese selection is outstanding. High quality meat, seafood, and produce. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Winery
“if you are looking for a more modern wine tasting experience, HALL is an excellent option. Fire pits, glass, stainless steel and modern landscape. Recommended.”
  • 11 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Upvalley hot spot...great martini's and margarita's...$1 corkage fee...great grilled vegetables and meats!”
  • 21 locals recommend
Winery
“Amazing chef, farm fresh food, reservations needed for indoor dining. Also great place to go for drinks and appetizers on the patio (1st come). There is also a gift shop, gardens, and coffee shop tucked away on the property. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Incredible cocktails, great wine list, and food from upstairs if needed (there's also a bar menu with hot fried olives that you need to try). The best bar in town.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Gott's is quintessentially California. Famous for its burgers but also does a wide range of excellent dishes such as salads and fish tacos. You'll order at the counter and eat your meal on the benches in the grassy spot outback. Think quick, casual and delicious.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bar
“My sweetheart and I recently stopped here. Across the street from the new Gary's where you can buy coffee and other deli items. V. Sattui is known for it's beautiful picnic spot. You can buy food at the deli here, or across the street. We enjoyed the wine tasting and smelled the grill going outside to serve the picnickers. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“An excellent addition to the local food scene. Indulge in fresh, high quality, well executed dishes. the atmosphere could be hit or miss, but the food is notable. Recommended. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
General College & University
“Inside the prestigious Culinary Institute, there is a wonderful culinary gift store, a really nice cafe (a local secret) that serves lunch and house made desserts, and an extensive must see corkscrew display ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
“PRESS is the Napa take on the classic steakhouse. Think big, bold and rich flavors with equally compelling wines. Not a light meal, but excellent for special occasions and meat lovers.”
  • 12 locals recommend

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