Chef Charlie Palmer officially opened his second restaurant in downtown Napa, Sky & Vine Rooftop Bar, a 7,000 square-foot bar, restaurant, and lounge atop Archer Hotel Napa on April 15.
Sky & Vine serves food and drinks daily from 7 a.m. through closing. With 360-degree panoramic views of the valley, Napa’s only rooftop bar is an open-air space for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch, and also serves cocktails, local, domestic, and international wines, and craft beers.
The 11,000 square-foot space includes areas for eating beneath wooden trellises as well as lounging seats with fire pits and a chef’s show kitchen and semi-private event space. 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 more than 70 full-service lounge seats.
A 5,000 square-foot space includes a sunning pool, cabanas, spa, and fitness studio. The spa is scheduled to open the week of April 16.
Sky & Vine also will be offering live music on Sunday afternoons and Thursday evenings as well as games including Connect Four, Jenga, and Corn Hole.
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 bar program and the wine list has been created by Charlie Palmer Steak’s sommelier, Brian Kulich.
Breakfast, served 7-11 a.m. includes Farro Breakfast Bowl, Greek yogurt and Avocado Toast.
Lunch and dinner is served Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to midnight, and Friday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. The menu includes 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.
Every Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 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.
Sky & Vine also serves a reverse happy hour nightly from 9 p.m. to close with $5 beers, $9 cocktails and wines by the glass, and snacks ranging from $4 to $10.
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 percent off the bottle; 2 of 3 correctly, it’s 50 percent off the bottle; all 3 correct, the bottle is just $1.
The Rooftop at Archer Hotel Napa is on the sixth floor, 1260 First St., Napa. For information, call 707-819-2490 or visit skyandvine.com.