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Gatehouse Restaurant

2555 Main Street, The Culinary Institute of America, St. Helena, CA 94574
+1 707-967-2300
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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2555 Main Street, The Culinary Institute of America, St. Helena, CA 94574
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

This restaurant run by students in their last year of training at the culinary institute is a delightful experience. The serving crew is young and energetic and the menu is creative and well prepared. They offer a 3 or 4 prizfix menu with a few...More

Thank Mina50952
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Great food with great care taken by the students at the Culinary Institute. Great options for visitors with a well-balanced availability of vegetarian options. The steak was excellent, as was the chocolate dessert!

Thank DerelN
Reviewed 15 September 2017

My brother who travels all over the country, told my husband and I that we had to eat here if we were traveling to Napa. When we arrived, I was stunned at the large castle-like building. Then we discovered that the Gatehouse was literally that,...More

Thank Beth D
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Something different and much better than I expected. The entire staff are students in their final semester at the CIA Greystone. The menu was intersting and well-executed. The service was a little uneven because we were served by cooking students not servers but it wasn't...More

Thank happyertraveler
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Small place - make sure you make reservations! We tried online - unsuccessfully - but called and got a table. Not sure why their online portal wouldn't let us reserve. Prix fixe - $39 for 3 courses, $49 for 4. Wine pairing extra, but worth...More

Thank Albert Y
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I had great expectations as last time I visited a CIA restaurant at Greystone it had a terrace and had a wonderful view and large dining room. Now it's a very small dining room with no view and restrooms that open directly into the dining...More

Thank pachaderm
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This place is a must everytime I come into town. It;s exciting to talk with the students who are learning the culinary life, and enjoy inventive dishes.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We really liked the Gatehouse. It is managed by the advanced students at the Culinary Academy and they do the cooking and service under the guidance of their instructors. The room is in the former Gatehouse to the Christian Brothers Winery just to the north...More

Thank SJDTravel1
Reviewed 19 May 2017

They used to have a great restaurant that was ran by the students. All I saw this time was a coffee shop type area with a few lonely leftover pastries in the case. The real thing here is they train chefs from all over. Check...More

1  Thank lindacrick
Reviewed 28 April 2017

My family and I were here for my daughter's graduation. After the commencement ceremony, the school served an international lunch buffet that blew us away. I especially enjoyed the skillet-grilled scallops that were cooked to perfection!

Thank MeowPaws
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2555 Main Street, The Culinary Institute of America, St. Helena, CA 94574
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 707-967-2300
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