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November 2022


We are pleased to announce that we will host our 6th Anniversary Dinner on Friday, November 4th, Saturday, November 5th and Sunday, November 6th in 2022. Our Executive Chef, Kenji Miyaishi and his team will create an exclusive special Kaiseki prix-fixe menu for this event with fresh seasonal ingredients from Japan. The menu price is $360 per person, service charge inclusive. We will welcome guests at 6:00pm or 7:00pm with limited seating capacity.

We will not accept any reservations through OpenTable for this period and the reservations will be made by phone call or e-mail only. If you would like to make a reservation for this special dinner, please contact us by phone or e-mail after Wednesday, October 5th, 2022.

We are so excited to welcome guests in November 2022.

International Gourmet Magazine FALSTAFF profiles Kenzo Napa
May 2022


In its May 2022 issue, the German-Language Falstaff magazine takes time to profile American destination restaurants, including Kenzo Napa, Le Bernardin, Per Se, and more. See more from this magazine in English at

Kenzo Napa Open for Reservations
February 2022


As of 2.11.22, Kenzo Napa is pleased to welcome the public for indoor dining with a new Early Spring menu, and where socially distanced seating and all precautions are observed as per Napa County restaurant guidelines. To book in advance, it is best to email: We look forward to seeing you soon!

2022 Annual Winter Closure Announcement
January 2022


Happy New Year! Kenzo Napa announces that its annual Winter closure will commence January 10, 2022, and the restaurant will remain closed through February 10, 2022, re-opening on February 11, 2022. During this time, please address all reservation questions and requests via email to, and a staff member will respond. To note, Kenzo Napa has discontinued its bento box service and will be continuing Kaiseki dinner service in February, in time for Valentine's Day and the Presidents Day holiday weekend. Reservation requests can be made up to 30 days in advance. We look forward to hosting guests and see you again in February! 


In the company of 3-Star restaurants The French Laundry and SingleThread, the prestigious Michelin Guide lists single-Star Kenzo Napa restaurant among the best of California Wine Country restaurants. The Star rating is the fourth consecutive in Kenzo's 5-year history, with no stars issued in the year of 2020 for any restaurants, due to the impact of Covid restrictions on service. Join their fans in congratulating the entire Kenzo Napa team, including Head Chef Kenji Miyaishi and General Manager Tomonori Iwao, on their remarkable dedication to service and fine dining in Napa Valley.


It is with great pleasure that Kenzo Napa announces plans to serve a very special menu in celebration of its 4th year of service. As a thank-you to treasured fans and friends, Chef Kenji Miyaishi has composed a Kaiseki menu with ingredients flown in from Japan - including the freshest Snow Crab, tilefish and spiny lobster, in addition to pouring Kenzo Estate's newly released "ren" Sparkling wine and unique sake. With limited seating, reservations should be made early: 5:30, 6 and 8pm seatings are available each night, with a maximum of 24 guests each evening on Friday, Nov 13, Saturday, Nov 14, and Sunday, Nov 15, 2020. Reserve by phone or OpenTable, on the reservations tab of


In a national report, author Amber Gibson quotes Kenzo Napa Chef Kenji Miyaishi and highlights the exciting new Bento box menu trend across the US.

Harper's Hideaway Report: Kenzo Napa a "Notable Restaurant" of Napa Valley
August 2020


Since 1979, Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report has been the professional go-to reference for exceptional experiences around the world. Read this month's coverage on Kenzo Estate and Kenzo Napa restaurant here, and subscribe to view their top-notch Napa Valley recommendations online at


Wine Spectator shares a list of restaurants recommended as worth the travel, including Kenzo Napa and the to-go menu.

Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2020
Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2020
June 2020


For the third consecutive year, Kenzo Napa is proud to receive the prestigious Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for its notable wine list. The magazine recognizes the restaurant's strong selections in California and French wines.

Kenzo Napa Announces To-Go Menu
April 15, 2020

For Immediate Release

Michelin Star Kenzo Napa Restaurant Announces Online Ordering for Take-Out Items

Kenzo Napa announces today a new, exciting menu available for takeout, ordered online via the website, or by calling or emailing the restaurant.

New items include a choice of two Bento Boxes ($50), unusual Bowls (varies), and a la carte items that create excitement over dining-at-home. In addition to the new menu options, optimized for packaging and take-out, guests can choose from the full range of Kenzo Estate wines in half and full bottles, plus a unique selection of paired sakes.

Details and menu options are available via link found at 

Kenzo Napa included in "Top 10 Restaurants - Best Service" in the Bay Area
February 2020

via Looking for restaurants with the best service in San Francisco? You’re in the right place. Each month OpenTable analyzes more than 400,000 new diner reviews. We sort the results by category to help you discover new favorites. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!

via Top Ten Diners' Choice Winner: Best Overall San Francisco Bay Area Restaurants, since December, 2019.

Shinichiro Takagi Takeover: February 12 & 13, 2020
Shinichiro Takagi Takeover: February 12 & 13, 2020
February 2020

Kenzo | Napa announces the return of Chef Shinichiro Takagi to the kitchen in Napa for 2 nights only, where he will curate a bespoke Kaiseki menu. Book now to experience this exceptional, world-class experience curated by the chef/proprietor of Zeniya, his Michelin 2-Star restaurant located in Kanazawa, Japan. These Are The 100 Best Restaurants In America, According to OpenTable Diners. “Whether a restaurant has received national accolades or is built on local fanfare, our Top 100 reflects diners’ favorite culinary experiences across the country,” Andrea Johnston, COO at OpenTable, said. “What ultimately ties these restaurants together is their excellent hospitality paired with incredible dishes, which is why diners are applauding them with rave reviews.” 

CSQ Magazine
November 2019

The CSQ Complete Guide to Napa Valley: "California’s most established wine region feels fresh thanks to a slew of new hotels, shops, restaurants, and of course, wineries." 

Kenzo Napa is selected among the "10 Best Napa Restaurants to eat at right now"

Very Napa Valley
September 2019

"Elevated Dining" outlines outstanding Michelin-starred restaurants in the Valley

ケンゾーナパが2年連続して、Wine Spectatorレストランアワード・オブ・エクセレンス賞を受賞。

ケンゾーナパが、年1度発行されるMichelin Guide California で星付きの最高級レストラン90店の一つに選出。

ライターのフラン・ミラーは、Walnut Creek Magazineの最新評で、ケンゾーナパを「静かな隠れ処であり、美食の殿堂でもある」と評しています。

ライターのフラン・ミラーが「Of Muses and Michelin Stars」で、ケンゾーナパのオーナーご夫妻、コンセプト、メニューについて紹介。

ケンゾーナパが「ナパヴァレーのファインダイニング ベスト10」に選出。

編集長 Laura Levy Shatkin が、ケンゾーナパの料理を「ワインカントリーの料理界におけるホットなムーブメント」として紹介。 

ケンゾーナパが The Press 欄「ラグジュアリーな週末のナパヴァレースポット」に掲載。




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