The Carpe Diem Wine Bar serves delicious local Californian cuisine paired with a variety of the finest wines from around the world. Established by three friends in June 2010, this venue has quickly become renowned as the go-to spot in Napa for local singles, friends, and anyone who enjoys a relaxed dining experience. Although the restaurant section of this establishment closes earlier, depending on the day, the bar remains open and active well into the night.
Enjoy nitrogen cocktails and lollipops that are truly bone chilling at Eikos. Essentially a Japanese restaurant, Eikos offers a range of signature dishes that attract the crowds. Spicy Edamame, House Made Gyozo, Dynamite Scallop Nigiri and Wagyu Steak Medallions are a must try at this venue. Locals love the classy ambience here, along with the late night dining on weekends. The sake list is extensive, attracting the diners. However, the star of the menu is the after-dinner list which features Duet Of Liquid Nitrogen Lollipop Ice Cream, Dragon Breath Popcorn and Mochi Ice Cream. Save some place for the Nitro Capirinha too.
Located near the Lakeville Highway, at first glance Ernie's Bar appears to be no more than a defunct auto/garage shop with a vintage Chrysler sticking out its front. Once inside, it is a cool dive bar that attracts a lot of bikers making rest-stops from the highway. The selection of beers is rumored to be exceptional for wallet-friendly prices and Ernie's is considerate enough to offer a shuttle-service to its patrons to avoid any DUIs. Sit out on the patio and have a cold one as you talk shop with bikers.
Nestled in the beautiful, lush green Napa Valley, Lucy Restaurant & Bar offers guests an opportunity to savor the local ingredients of this region. Located within the Bardessono hotel, this restaurant has its own adjoining garden, where vegetables are organically produced. Thus, every season, menu features something new, highlighting the prime ingredients of the time. A trip to any Napa valley-eatery will be incomplete without wine; Lucy provides a delightful variety that will perfectly blend with your nourishing food. When the weather is pleasant, guests can enjoy their meals at the serene garden.
People who have lived in the wine country long enough know that there is only one place to be after a hard day's work -the Green Door. With a relaxed atmosphere that permeates every nook and corner of this laid-back dive bar, don't be surprised if you find yourself refusing to leave. Cheap alcohol is abundant here, but that's not what patrons come in here for. Possibly one of the only bars in California to find a loophole in the state's smoking laws, this dive allows indoor smoking. Grab yourself a seat, light up and start conversations with random strangers. They all do.
One of the more cleaner dive and sports bars in the Napa County, the Stone's Sports Bar & Lounge is located in a strip-mall location. It breaks the clutter with its flat-screen television screens and friendly service. Head over to the bar and chat up with Chris the bartender, who is known to make a rocking Bloody Mary. If you are feeling peckish, check with Stone's and they might let you order pizza from a nearby pizza place and eat at the bar.
Billco's Billiards and Darts is known for offering an extensive beverage list with over 60 beers on tap and 120 bottled varieties to choose from. You can enjoy a game of billiards with your friends at this pub or practice your aim with the dart boards, Billco's Billiards and Darts doesn't have a single dull moment. After an exciting game of billiards, you can devour the scrumptious American delicacies offered at this pub. Check their happy hours or live music performances, ladies nights and other such exciting events and be sure of not missing out on all the fun.
Located on the second floor of Napa’s Andaz Hotel, this sophisticated outdoor lounge offers its guests an extensive menu of regionally inspired cocktails, craft beers and delicious local wines. Drinks can be accompanied with light bites, desserts or try their amazing Mac n Cheese or grass-fed beef burgers from the food menu. The place is spacious and has comfortable seating with large communal tables and fire pits. Guests can savor their favorite cocktails and wines, while enjoying the music of Andaz Artists.
Serving traditional Italian dishes prepared only from fresh, locally sourced, organic ingredients, don’t be surprised if the delectable meals served at Ca’ Momi Osteria tantalize your taste buds. Feast on sumptuous dishes such as the Lasagne Alla Bolognese, Filetto Alla Tartara (Piemonte) or Insalata Bianca which are popular local favorites. However, if you are in the mood for pizza, you can opt for the Pancetta Pizza which is sure to please your palate. Pair the meals with one of the wines from their well-curated selection or you are also free to bring your own. The best time to visit this authentic Italian restaurant is on Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays when bands often belt out upbeat live music.