A neighborhood favorite since 1998, Napa Café has become a top Memphis dining destination. Tucked away in a secluded corner of Sanderlin Centré, conveniently located in the heart of the city in East Memphis, we invite you to experience distinctive cuisine amidst refined yet inviting surroundings – warm color schemes, muted lighting and captivating artwork. We are proud to consistently elicit superlatives from first-time visitors as well as guests who return again and again. Memphis Commercial Appeal reviewer, Jennifer Biggs reported that “Napa Cafe is a gem of a restaurant. It’s remained current and relevant over the years through consistency in quality and service … I’ve never left there unsatisfied.” Even noted restaurant critic, Fredric Koeppel, admiring the apparent charm and convivial atmosphere one evening, was inspired to write that Napa Café “is the sweetest, most welcoming restaurant in town.”
This year, celebrating our 20th anniversary, Napa Cafe has been awarded the Gold Medal for Best Wine List, and Silver Medals for Best Restaurant, Best Service, Best Desserts, Best Salads, and received the Award of Excellence for Best Atmoshere in Memphis Magazine’s Restaurant Readers’ Poll. Napa Cafe has also earned Wine Spectator magazine’s coveted Award of Excellence for fifteen years in a row.
The wine list at Napa Cafe offers a variety of vintages from around the world – ideal for pairing with any of the items on our creative menu. Knowledgeable servers are available to provide suggestions that will complement your meal and enhance your dining experience.
Napa Cafe is ideal for intimate dining, after work cocktails at the bar, family gatherings and special occasions or business meetings. Arrangements can be made for private or event dining in either the wine cellar, Jans room or either of our spacious private dining rooms.
The owner, Glenda Hastings, has a steady and joyful presence in the restaurant at all times to greet and share life stories with new and returning guests- many who have become extended family for her. Guests can always expect excellence, special attention if you’re celebrating a special occasion and always, a very warm welcome when you walk through the doors.