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


summer sausage. raw turnips. mustard $14

raw vegetables from our farm. fermented soy dip $18

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

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

raw littleneck clams (4). smoked poultry stock. hearth dried herbs $14

crudo of halibut. funky vinaigrette. purslane $22

cheese: Fiscalini cheddar. honeycomb. grilled bread $20

grilled cucumbers. sea beans. dill $12‚Äč

this month's wings: hey-ha party wings from Night+Market in Los Angeles, CA $18


salads, vegetables + grains  

chard. buffalo milk mozzarella. vinaigrette of anchovy and summer savory $22

salad of grilled chicken. almond. goat cheese. plum $24

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

salad of broccolis. puffed grains. ricotta $24

durum wheat strozzapreti. clams. summer squash $25

simply dressed tomatoes $22


from the hearth 

smoked beef rib $28

buttermilk chicken $25

hearth roasted ham. horseradish $28

black cod. grilled in corn leaves $32

cauliflower. raisin. brown butter $20

aged ribeye $55/ $110

the cheeseburger and fries $20 



fries $8

tiny greens. simple vinaigrette $12 

creamed corn polenta $12

grilled okra $12

hearth roasted mushrooms $12

grilled and chilled squash $12

hearth roasted carrots $12



a twenty percent service charge will be applied to all menu selections in lieu of gratuity