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The Model Bakery

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644 1st St, Napa, CA 94559-2611
+1 707-259-1128
06:30 - 18:30
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Sun 07:00 - 18:30
Mon - Thu 06:30 - 18:30
Fri 06:30 - 19:00
Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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Houston, Texas
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228 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

We heard and read great things about this bakery but were sorely disappointed. The English muffins were nothing special and the coffee (Stumptown) was served far too weak after waiting 10 minutes for the fresh dispenser to arrive from the kitchen. On top of that, our server was nasty. The visual presentation of baked goods was limited and pedestrian. Go... More 

Thank marko18745
Katy, Texas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Wow! Without a doubt the best breakfast one can get after visiting several wineries the day before! The egg and chorizo on freshly baked ciabatta with sliced onion and tomato was to die for. My boss had the spinach and Swiss breakfast burrito and that looked delicious. The staff was always friendly and cheerful, eager to assist in any way... More 

Thank SoCalLuigi
Addison, Texas
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Almond croissant and frittata were delicious. Egg sandwiches were good as well but didn't like the fact that there was no where to sit. Only seating was outside but with a storm rolling thru the only option was to eat in the car :( Place is small so expect to be crammed inside while ordering and waiting on your food.

Thank worldtraveler0520
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

I looked around but didn't see anything that I wanted, not a huge selection to chose from and prices seemed a bit high.

Thank Azbobbie0962
Sonoma, California
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301 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

After shopping at Oxbow cut thru the parking lot and head inside. Whatever you pick turns out great, including epi baguette, hot cross buns, and browne. Their lemon bars could use more lemon but still very good.

Thank BoulderNut
Napa, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

Simply best bakery on earth. The English muffins are giant pillows of happiness. Order one of the egg sandwiches and you'll savor every morsel.

Thank Chohany
Brookline, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

There is normally a line, but it seems to move pretty fast. I'd highly recommend the breakfast sandwiches on English muffins. Once you order, they're very quick to make your food. It ended up faster than we thought it would be. It's clear that they take a lot of pride in their breads and pastries which makes it really worth... More 

Thank Deb E
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Ran across tjhis place and it is a gem fantastic food and coffee along with a variety of breads. Do yourself a favor and go there!

Thank dejoeco
San Jose, California
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

We stopped in to "look" and left with yummy ginger/molasses cookies and two of the biggest English muffins I've ever seen!!

Thank napiligal
Littleton, CO
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

Discovered this amazing bakery a couple of years ago on a trip to Napa. We now make it a habit to visit early each morning for a breakfast sandwich and coffee. "Breakfast sandwich" is really an understatement. The English muffin is not like any other, and the eggs, cheese and ham are awesome. We recently tried the muffins and pastries... More 

Thank bclackey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:30
06:30 - 18:30
06:30 - 18:30
06:30 - 18:30
06:30 - 18:30
06:30 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 644 1st St, Napa, CA 94559-2611
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-259-1128

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