Wine Country’s Only Rooftop Bar Now Open in Downtown Napa
Panoramic views abound on a 7,000-square-foot roof-top bar, restaurant and lounge atop Archer Hotel Napa. Chef Charlie Palmer officially opened his second restaurant in downtown Napa, Sky & Vine Rooftop BarSM, Sky & Vine serves food and drinks daily from 7:00 am through close. Napa’s only rooftop bar is an open-air, wine country-inspired retreat, perfect for enjoying a leisurely breakfast or relaxing over a cocktail after a day of wine tasting.
Sky & Vine, along with the entire rooftop at Archer Hotel Napa, is truly one-of-a-kind, showcasing both the urban energy of downtown Napa and the incredible valley vistas beyond the city. The venue includes several distinctive areas that are easily reserved and combined for semi-private events, including soft seating with two fire pits, rooftop dining and a chef’s show kitchen for culinary demonstration, product launches, and more, along with its own private fireplace. Sky & Vine’s total footprint includes 90 dining seats, 14 bar seats at the main bar, 14 bar seats at the chef’s show kitchen bar, and over 70 full service lounge seats. Sky & Vine also services the food and beverage for the hotel and spa guest dedicated portion of the rooftop, a 5,000-square -foot space which includes a sunning pool, cabanas, spa, and fitness studio. Archer Hotel Napa’s rooftop is 11,000-square-feet in totality. Whether posh receptions, winemaker’s dinners or milestone celebrations, this starlit stage is now Napa’s new sought-after gathering spot.
Sky & Vine serves up honest flavors and elevated American fare seven days a week, including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch, as well as a robust beverage program of artisanal cocktails, local, domestic, and international wines, and craft beers. The culinary program is led by Executive Chef Jeffery Russell who also oversees Archer’s ground floor restaurant, Charlie Palmer Steak Napa, with the support of Chef de Cuisine Francisco Lopez, Jr. General Manager Ray Guzman manages the restaurant’s dynamic bar program and the thoughtful wine list has been curated by Charlie Palmer Steak’s sommelier, Brian Kulich.
Menu highlights include:
· Breakfast: Farro Breakfast Bowl with poached egg, avocado, Tuscan kale, Greek yogurt, blistered cherry tomatoes; Avocado Toast with beet & horseradish cured salmon, cucumber, watercress, cured egg yolk
· Lunch/Dinner: Deviled Eggs with tasso, pimento cheese; Chilled Castroville Artichoke Salad with spring vegetables, watercress, quinoa puffs,fines herbes; Lobster Corn Dogs with pickled ramp remoulade; Mufaletta Panini with Calabrese salami, black forest ham, mortadella, spicy olive relish, smoked gouda sourdough, crisp fries; Crispy Chicken Sandwich on a focaccia roll, spicy avocado aioli, heirloom tomato, wild arugula, crisp fries; and Charlie’s Chipwiches with house churned vanilla bean ice cream, and fresh baked chocolate chip cookies
· Brunch: Spinning Doughnut Wheel; Brioche French Toast with spice battered, strawberry, basil, whipped mascarpone; Monte Cristo with sunny side up egg, house cured lomo, fontina cheese, fig jam, and petite salad Lyonnaise
· Bar Offerings: Mule (on tap) with Belvedere vodka, ginger, lime; Hops Divine with Hendrick’s gin, pample mousse liqueur, hibiscus, hops, lemon, sparkling wine; Wilson with St. George pear brandy, coconut, green tea, kaffir, and lemon
Sky & Vine serves a reverse happy hour nightly from 9 pm to close with $5 beers, $9 cocktails and wines by the glass, and snacks ranging from $4 to $10.
They also offers live musical entertainment on Sunday afternoons and Thursday evenings. The bar is also home to a number of large format games, including Connect Four, Jenga, and Corn Hole.
Sky & Vine hosts Brown Bag Wednesday once weekly where the wine team hand selects a bottle of wine, brown bags it, and pours it in a blind tasting format. Guests have the opportunity to guess the “three Vs”: Vintner, Varietal and Vintage. When you guess 1 of 3 correctly you’ll get 10% off the bottle; 2 of 3 correctly, it’s 50% off the bottle; all 3 correct, the bottle is just $1.
Sunday Brunch: Every Sunday, Sky & Vine hosts a bottomless brunch for $38, which includes a doughnut wheel or charcuterie board for the table, unlimited bloody marys and mimosas (for two hours), and a choice of a brunch main.
Breakfast 7 am – 11 am (3/1 – 10/31)
Lunch/Dinner: Sun – Thurs: 11 am – 12 am; Fri – Sat: 11 am – 1 am
Pool 11:30 am – 6 pm
Sunday Brunch 11 am – 3 pm (3/1 – 10/31)
Reverse Happy Hour 9 pm – close
1260 First Street
Rooftop at Archer Hotel Napa (6th Floor)