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. 


house made yogurt. honey. toasted seeds $12

oro blanco grapefruits grilled over the fire. rosemary sugar $12

grilled toast: tahini/ honey or goat cheese/ kumquat marmalade $12

raw vegetables from our farm. fermented soy dip $18

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

crudo of halibut. funky vinaigrette. purslane $22

this month's wings: crispy wings. lemongrass. ginger from MOPHO in New Orleans, LA $18



apple pancake. brown sugar $18

summer squash and cheese baked omelette $22

smoked and grilled trout, flaked. cream cheese. sunflower oil $18

soft scrambled egg. avocado. furikake. Danish rye bread $20

pork posole. fresh sonora wheat tortillas $22

trout roe. buttered english muffin. creme fraiche $40

the cheeseburger. pickled jalapeno relish. fries $20 + extra patty $6

green salad: avocado. celery. pea tendrils. grilled chicken $24

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

beef rib grilled over cabernet barrels. beets dried over the fire $32

grilled rockfish. tiny greens. simple vinaigrette $28

buttermilk chicken. preserved lemon. polenta $28



fruit: strawberries from our farm $10

maple syrup breakfast sausage $11

piloncillo bacon $9

potato rosti (hashbrowns) $8

ham + potato hash $10


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