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Downtown Napa caters to those with a sweet tooth. Indulge in the delightful aromas and flavors that accompany the city’s abundance of cafés, bakeries and ice cream stores. Below are just a few of the sweet stops you and your taste buds can enjoy on your next trip.


Frati Gelato Café

For those seeking a true Italian experience, Frati Gelato Café offers handcrafted gelato made daily by Master Gelato Maker, Dr. Anthony LuPriore. Visitors can enjoy a multitude of delicious gelato flavors paired with a glass from their wine list. After all, what would an Italian experience be without wine? Located at the Riverfront in Napa, you can soak up the view from the café’s outdoor patio or continue to explore the city’s flourishing culture while enjoying your refreshing treat.


Anette’s Chocolate 

Similar to finding the perfect ganache filling at the center of a truffle, Anette’s Chocolate and Ice Cream Factory can be found at the heart of Downtown Napa. Enlighten your taste buds with the award-winning chocolate wine sauces and beer brittle, and sample the house-made ice creams, sorbets, specialty hot chocolates and espresso drinks. In addition, watch the master confectioners at work through the large display windows of the candy kitchen.


Model Bakery

For those seeking freshly baked goods, look no further than Model Bakery located at Oxbow Public Market. Here, bakers produce a variety of delicious pastries, breads, cakes, pies and cookies along with breakfast and lunch items throughout the day. This delightful bakery has played an essential role in Napa’s culinary scene for the last 90 years, warming the hearts and filling the stomachs of its many visitors.

Downtown Napa is the ideal dessert destination that the whole family will enjoy!

By Downtown Napa

Downtown Napa is a major culinary destination with more than 70 restaurants all within walking distance. Let your inner foodie out to play and treat yourself to something delicious. Visit for a full listing of restaurants, wine tasting rooms, bars and things to do in Napa.


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Sweet Surprises in Downtown Napa

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