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Cindy's Backstreet Kitchen

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1327 Railroad Ave, St. Helena, CA 94574-1123 (Hunt St.)
+1 707-963-1200
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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birmingham AL
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The restaurant is cute & the service is great. The food was not wonderful. I had the Ceaser Salad & thought it was a little bland(maybe because I told them to leave off the cayenne pepper) I also had the duck burger which was a little dry.

Thank bevsdogs
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my kind of place to eat. Informal and very much felt like someones kitchen table. I ordered the meatloaf but their chicken and special of the day pork was fantastic. there are many fabulous places to eat in Napa but this is a very unique feel in an informal environment with excellent food and service

Thank Clint V
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The menu is not very extensive, but it is well thought-out. Ingredients are fresh. The ahi tuna salad was a winner. And desserts make you stop time and just focus on the balance of flavors and textures. I highly recommend CBK.

Thank gabriela60626
Mill Valley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 303 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Cindy's never disappoints! New menu for us...been a while...and missed some fav vegetarian choices but the adult grilled cheese was wonderfully delicious! Love the decor! That, happily has not changed! Nice mix of locals and tourists at lunch. The beautiful recycled glasses can be purchased next door at the Ace Hardware! A lovely keepsake!

Thank Joan88
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

By the busy stream of customers in the early afternoon - this is a popular restaurant. Had the duck burger, which was fun to try and quite good (although somewhat messy to eat). My only knock is the price-to-value, as the prices seemed a bit high.

Thank Phil R
Seattle, Washington
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220 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eight of us ate there on Super Bowl Sunday and despite traffic being very light, the restaurant was surprisingly crowded. We are from out of state and were told if it were a sunny (and non-superbowl) day that the line would have formed out to the street and then some. The food was very satisfying and we had a great... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had done a tour/tasting at Schramsberg and I was talking with some people who work there. They all gave rave reviews of the place. We sat outside on the tiny back patio. It was nice. The prices are good and so were the wines on their wine list. I had the duck burger which was awesome. I don't think... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, friendly environment, superior service! Our friends had their wedding rehearsal dinner here many years ago. Lovely space, flexible wait staff, awesome duck!

Thank P T
Cambridge, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cindy's has a diverse menu of fresh, local food. Their wine list is very complete, like you'd expect in the Napa Valley. Prices are average and portions are ample but not ridiculously large. Service was very good.

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Oshkosh, WI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A return visit on a rainy January evening made for a welcome quiet dinner at our St. Helena favorite. Great wine, great meal, great staff, and even a "Thank You" from the Mayor made for a great evening. A must visit for any Napa Valley vacation.

Thank Steve D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1327 Railroad Ave, St. Helena, CA 94574-1123
    (Hunt St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 707-963-1200
Cindy's Backstreet Kitchen is the place to be in the Napa Valley!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?