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Oct 21, 2008 02:14 PM

Alternative to Ad Hoc?

I have a reservation for an early sunday dinner to Ad Hoc for an upcoming weekend in the wine country, but was wondering if anyone could suggest an alternative if I don't care for the day's menu. I'm looking for something relatively casual with fantastic but unfussy food. I considered Martini House based on the recommendations here, but the price point is a bit higher than Ad Hoc's and I got the impression the atmosphere might be on the stiff side, though I could be completely wrong there.
Thanks for your help!

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  1. I am working off of the relatively casual and unfussy food comment.

    Possibilities are:
    Cindy's Backstreet Kitchen
    Mustards Grill

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    1. re: Scott M

      Going to Mustard's on saturday! Probably don't want to do 2 Cindy Pawlcyn places in one weekend...

      1. re: jsgjewels

        Oh, didn't realize.

        Another thought is Celadon.

        500 Main St., Napa, CA 94559

    2. Bistro Jeanty down the street from ad hoc...

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      1. The Cellar at Martini House is lively and casual. It has a pub-type menu and you can also order off the main menu.

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          1. Thanks for all the good suggestions!