17 Napa Valley restaurants recognized in the 2012 Michelin Guide

by TrevR on October 25, 2011

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It’s that time of year again–the 2012 Michelin Guide for the San Francisco Bay Area was announced this afternoon and officially goes on sale tomorrow. As always, the Napa Valley was well represented.

Below is a rundown of the 17 Napa Valley restaurants that received the prestigious recognition. Of note, The French Laundry and Restaurant at Meadowood were the only two establishments in the Bay Area to receive a three star rating.

3 Star “Exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey”

  • The French Laundry
  • Restaurant at Meadowood

1 Star “A very good restaurant in its category”

  • Auberge du Soleil
  • Bouchon
  • etoile
  • La Toque
  • Redd
  • Solbar
  • Terra
  • Ubuntu

Bib Gourmands “Good food at moderate price”

  • BarBersQ
  • Bistro Jeanty
  • Cook St. Helena
  • Fish Story
  • Oenotri

Have you dined at any of these Michelin-rated restaurants? If so, let us know what you thought in the comments or by leaving a review.

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