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Adventures In Napa Valley, California

Essential Brunch Spots in the Napa Valley

Napa Valley Gourmet Brunch

Enjoy a daily complimentary gourmet buffet breakfast when you book your Napa Valley vacation with the Wine Country Inn. Indulge in an assortment of fresh fruit, juices, eggs, sliced meats, hot and cold cereals, breads, cheeses, and local delicacies to begin your day. We know you’re on vacation, but this is one breakfast you don’t want to sleep through.

When noontime hits and you’re ready for a mimosa or Bloody Mary to take on the day, consider brunch. If you fancy one thing and your partner is in the mood for another, you’re likely to find both on the brunch menu. After all, brunch is the quintessential vacation-time meal.

The Napa Valley has some of the best brunch spots around, featuring classic favorites and innovative menu items you won’t find anywhere else. From traditional avocado toast to Dungeness crab cakes, save some room for these wine country brunch destinations.

Brunch in Bloom at Domaine Chandon

Join Domaine Chandon every Sunday for a delicious brunch in the California sunshine. Sip on Chandon Sparkling and dine on a two-course brunch of artisanal sausages, warm goat cheese salad, brioche French toast, and more. You may recognize this winery from our Up, Up and Away package, as the final destination after a day flying high above the Napa Valley in a hot air balloon. For good conversation and a meal worth sharing with your fellow brunchers, book a seat at their communal table. Sundays, 11 am and 12:30 pm seatings. 11 California Dr, Yountville


After a browse around downtown St. Helena’s historic district, pop into the 120-year-old building that is Market. Take note of the 19th century bar that comes from the grand ballroom of San Francisco’s Palace Hotel. Market only sources the freshest ingredients from local organic farms and gardens. Try the hearty braised rib scramble, Dungeness Crab Louis, or Fried Green Zebra tomatoes with a Romesco sauce. Sundays, 10 am-3 pm. 1347 Main St, St. Helena.


This small, historic restaurant space was once the home of Lovina Graves Cyrus, a Calistoga pioneer from the mid-nineteenth century. This restaurant didn’t get its name from any ordinary Calistoga pioneer. According to local lore, Lovina went down in history after she climbed a tree to kill the “Huge Bear” of Calistoga (the last grizzly in CA). After bringing the bear to the ground with 28 shots, she declared, “It would take more than 28 bullets to bring me down.” History aside, we’re here for the grub. Try their lighter fare like the house cured salmon salad, plum and cucumber salad, or the avocado toast with lox. This place also prepares an excellent breakfast burrito. Weekdays, 11 am – 4 pm, Weekends and holidays 9 am – 4pm. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday. 1107 Cedar St, Calistoga.


Come hungry to Brix. This buffet brunch offers favorites and an al fresco seafood bar with oysters, gulf shrimp cocktail, house-smoked salmon, and more. Stuff yourself on breakfast classics like eggs benedict, pancakes, short rib hash, house-made sausage, and an omelet station. If you’re more into lunch options, try their salads, gourmet pizza, cheese board, and house charcuterie. This brunch is top-notch and suitable for even the pickiest of eaters. Sundays, 10 am – 2:30 pm. 7377 St Helena Hwy, Napa.

Breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, dessert – there’s no meal limit on your Napa Valley getaway. Begin your culinary tour of the Napa Valley with the Wine Country Inn. Check out our special offers to get started.