Tucked inside a white brick building along Main Street St. Helena, Archetype sits behind a pure white marquee and one of the prettiest terraces in the area with sidewalk lined in waiting benches next to a crackling fire pit. Inside, a crisp and fresh décor of creamy white clapboard walls and rafter ceiling frames rattan benches trimmed in blue-striped pillows with stylish elements of linen staff uniforms, industrial light fixtures and pantry-style market offering selection of gourmet items.
A daily breakfast and weekend brunch menu yields malted buttermilk waffles, crab baked eggs and cheddar biscuit egg sandwich. The lunch and dinner menu merge for selections of roasted figs with prosciutto, wood oven flatbreads and pulled pork sliders to start. Salads include of wine grapes and caramelized goat’s cheese over dandelion greens or spinach topped with grilled swordfish. Main course spins casual brassier faire with a California twist from bacon-topped cheeseburger, Cowgirl omelet with trumpet mushrooms or duo of Moulard duck with duck fat sautéed potatoes.
Innovative French brasserie menu at California-style all-day eatery found in downtown St. Helena.