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Feb 13, 2009 12:30 PM

La Toque vs. REDD, first time in Napa

I am making a trip to Napa for the first time with my significant other and only have one night to indulge in a restaurant. Obviously I can't get into TFL, so I have narrowed my choices down to La Toque or REDD (however, have seen that Terra has been mentioned in quiet a few threads). This is for a very special occasion, although some have said that REDD doesn't cater to this. For overall experience, and considering that I'm staying in Calistoga, does anyone have any thoughts/suggestions/alternative suggestions, etc.? Thanks in advance,

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  1. Redd is in Yountville, which is a bit of a trek from Calistoga. My choice would be Martini House in St. Helena, or if you really want a special splurge, The Restaurant at Meadowood.

    Martini House
    1245 Spring St., St. Helena, CA 94574

    Meadowood Napa Valley
    900 Meadowood Ln St, Helena, CA

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    1. re: Ruth Lafler

      I agree for a splurge Meadowood will be great. If you want to stay in Calistoga JoLe is a bit more causal, but has great food. I have eaten there three times and have not been disappointed.

      1. re: sugarNspice

        Third the Meadowood suggestion -- La Toque has moved into Napa so you would have an even longer drive all the way down valley from Calistoga to eat there.

        1. re: Carrie 218

          Thanks for the've changed my mind, I'm either going with Martini House or Meadowood. Thanks!