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In-House Dining Suspended; Bento & To-Go Menu Available Daily
July 2020


As per Napa County guidelines, Kenzo Napa will suspend in-house dining until further notice. Guests with reservations during this time will be contacted to reschedule; reservations beyond 11.1.2020 are encouraged and can be made in advance. On behalf of Kenzo and Natsuko Tsujimoto, and management and staff, we appreciate your support and look forward to enjoying your company again very soon. Take-out & Napa delivery options remain available from noon until 7pm daily; closed Mondays.


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


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.

For Immediate Release

Michelin Star Kenzo Napa Restaurant Announces Re-Opening of Dining Room

We are pleased to announce the re-opening of the Kenzo Napa dining room for a return to elegant Kaiseki service on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. Considered and extensive measures will be in place, with the health and safety of guests and staff our top priority. The restaurant will be introducing reduced and spaced counter and table seating, adjusted service visits, and measures to ensure that the intimate atmosphere of the restaurant is immaculate, appropriately staged for social distancing, and above all, inviting.

Service hours will run from 6 pm with the last seating at 8:30 pm. Due to the unique and particular sourcing of menu items, reservations are requested 24 hours in advance, and can be made via email, phone or online.

In addition, Kenzo Napa will continue to offer the popular Bento Box To-Go menu, for pick-up only. Its success is thanks to our supportive Napa Valley friends and neighbors. Pick-up hours for online Bento box orders are from 3-5:30 pm beginning June 2. View menu and order online, and provide 2 hours for preparation:

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 to Close Dining Room Temporarily
April 2020

Kenzo & Natsuko Tsujimoto request the dining room's closure in response to the international health emergency. During the month of May, Kenzo Napa will remain closed for seated dining until official safety organizations advise otherwise, and appropriate measures are taken to ensure the safety and well being of guests and staff. The restaurant successfully launched a takeout menu mid-April. Link to this to-go menu on Kenzo Napa's home page. Staff remains responsive to calls and emails -- regarding reservations, future visits, or any questions you may have. Please don't hesitate to get in touch as a staff member is ready to help with bookings and orders. Please check this area for news and updates, and follow KenzoNapa  on Facebook or Instagram.

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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"

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

Kenzo Napa receives a second consecutive Wine Spectator Restaurant Award of Excellence.

Kenzo Napa is one of 90 prestigious restaurants highlighted with stars in the inaugural MICHELIN Guide California.

"Part peaceful sanctuary, part gastronomic temple," says Fran Miller of Kenzo Napa in Walnut Creek Magazine.

Writer Fran Miller features Kenzo Napa owners, philosophy and menu in “Of Muses and Michelin Stars."

Kenzo Napa featured in the list: “10 Best Spots for Fine Dining in Napa Valley”.

Editor-in-Chief Laura Levy Shatkin names Kenzo Napa’s cuisine as part of a hot culinary movement in Wine Country.  

Kenzo restaurant's kaiseki dining included in their luxurious "Napa Valley Weekend Itinerary."

Napa Valley, and Kenzo Napa, part of the “20 American Cities with the Best Food Scenes” list!

Napa Valley, and Kenzo Napa, part of the “20 American Cities with the Best Food Scenes” list!

Kenzo Napa included in “The Comprehensive Insider’s Guide to Wine Country.”

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