Locally Inspired Food

Our menu reflects the products of the Napa Valley in a manner elegant and unforced. The Charter Oak cooking style is elemental, featuring few if no garnishes, and highlights one or two ingredients at a time. 


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charter oak bread. house cultured butter
small $5 | large $10


raw vegetables from our farm. fermented soy dip $18

farm eggs. hudson olive oil. salt $4/ egg

crudo of yellowtail. green tomato. garden leaves $24

crispy potato "tostones." Mendocino sea lettuce. browned butter $12

tartine of dried tomatoes. ricotta. fermented honey. almond. basil and mint $18

buffalo milk mozzarella. crispy brussels $20

cheese: andante tomme dolce. honeycomb. grilled bread $20

this month's wings: trinidadian hot wings from Eat Bar in Washington, DC $18


salads, vegetables + grains  

rosabella radicchio. roasted beets. wild plum umeboshi. toasted almonds $22

little gem lettuces. smoked and dried albacore. herb cream $26

salad of broccolis. puffed grains. ricotta $24

durum wheat spaghetti. buffalo milk butter. sheep milk cheese. black pepper $25

polenta. vegetable bolognese. fresh cheese $23


from the hearth 

grilled buttermilk brined chicken. preserved lemon. herbs. drippings $25

hearth roasted ham. fresh horseradish $28

grilled mcfarland springs trout. pea and fava leaves $32

smoked and grilled beef shortrib $28

coal roasted sweet potato. yogurt. brown butter. herbs $20

aged, grilled ribeye. old fashioned steak sauce $55/ $110

the cheeseburger and fries $20 



hand cut french fries $8

salad of greens from the farm. "good seasons" vinaigrette $12 

steamed californian grown komachi rice. cultured butter $12

rancho gordo lima beans in their own broth $12

hearth roasted maitake mushrooms $12

bitter greens wilted over the fire $12