Bistro Don Giovanni

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4110 Howard Ln (Hwy. 29)
Napa, CA 94558
(707) 224-3300
11:30am - 9:00pm
11:30am - 9:00pm
11:30am - 9:00pm
11:30am - 9:00pm
11:30am - 9:00pm
11:30am - 9:00pm
11:30am - 9:00pm

Usually when you talk about the warmth and hospitality of a restaurant, you’re talking about the service, a smile from a waiter, the right thing said at the right time with the perfect lilting tone, and obviously how the food tastes and makes you feel. And you get all of that at Bistro don Giovanni in Napa Valley. At Bistro don Giovanni, there is also the physical warmth of fireside dining — there are two traditional wood-burning fireplaces, one in the enclosed terrace and one in the main dining room. But the heart of the restaurant, the true warmth emanating from Bistro don Giovanni, which has been delighting visitors for 20 years, has always come from co-owners Donna and Giovanni Scala. Donna’s tragic death of a brain tumor leaves a void (she ran the kitchen, he runs the front of house), but her spirit lives on at the restaurant. The menu features simple pizzas and pastas, sustainably-farmed local fruits, vegetables, and organi



  • Lots of locals hang out at BDG. Check the bar for winemakers.
  • For those of you traveling in Napa check out
  • Dog friendly on the patio. Staff was great and they were wonderful with my dog! The food was good too. I know its an Italian place but you must try their fries!
  • Italia food, original. Decent size space. Water was tap, yuck.
  • Get the ravioli with the lemon sauce- it is amazing! Also, order the fried olives which aren't on the menu. Enjoy!
  • Fried olives. 'nuff said.
  • Best burger I've ever had
  • Fantastic dinner and atmosphere. Great service.
  • This place makes me happy! Try the Blondie Mary, you won't regret it.
  • One of the best restaurants I have ever eaten at! Absolutely incredible!
  • Try the Risotto With Mushrooms And Bay Scallops - With asparagus and gremolata. Flavorful! #winesister
  • During Napa Valley Restaurant Month enjoy a $25 lunch menu a $40 dinner menu.
  • Never had anything on the menu that wasn't spectacular
  • Get the Italian food!
  • Order the ravioli. Trust me!
  • get the Don Giovanni wine... such a great wine abs a great value!
  • I am not aware of another place in the Valley you can get the fried olives. They are amazing. A bowl of fried olives and two cosmos equals complete and total bliss for me! Highly recommended.
  • Ask for fried olives, and when dessert comes around NOTHING beats the Trifle!
  • Great italian cuisine (Im italian and quite picky about my homeland cuisine...). Staff very friendly and helpful (Rosario is awesome).
  • Super expensive but great food. The risotto, lamb shank, bambini pizza and gnocchi were amazing. Weve also had the gazpacho - also very good.

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