Tuesday’s Temptations ….

by rdelay on August 4, 2017

September 19, 2017

Today’s Featured Panino:

Longobucco – Sweet Italian Ham, Provolone Cheese, Sweet Roasted Red Peppers Marinated in EVOO, Balsamic Vinegar and Capers on Artisan Bread. Toasted to perfection on our panini grill. Served with a little side Salad.  

$9.50 Tax Included


Caprese- Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes and Basil Pesto

Calabrese – Soppressata, Arugula, Provolone and Sun-dried Tomato pesto

Scamorza Toast – Smoked Mozzarella Cheese and Pancetta  (Cooked Italian Bacon)

Bresaola – Italian Air-Cured Beef, Pecorino Cheese, Arugula and Whole Grain Mustard.

Hot Coppa – Hot Coppa Salami, Hot Roasted Red Peppers, Hot Calabrian Chutney Sauce, Arugula and Provolone Cheese

Longobucco – Sweet Italian Ham, Provolone Cheese, Sweet Roasted Red Peppers Marinated in EVOO, Balsamic Vinegar and Capers

Tacchino – Turkey, Lettuce, Tomato, BellWether  Farms Fresh Cheese Spread & Spicy Calabrian Chutney Sauce

Toscano – Mild Mortadella Salami with Pistacchio & Garlic,  Mild Pecorino Cheese, Lettuce and Whole Grain Mustard



 We CATER Gelato for Corporate Events, Wedding Anniversaries, Birthdays and all fun gatherings

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You can enjoy an Epicurean treat at Frati …
Frati handcrafts one 5 liter pan of gelato at a time.  Our process is very labor intensive and is designed to yield the smoothest, most intensely flavored gelato possible.  The big guys produce for the masses.
We handcraft for the discriminating.

We use  Clover-Stornetta Organic Whole Milk to make our gelato.


Today’s Featured Gelato Flavor:

Vaniglia / Vanilla

Today’s Flavors:
Chunky Peanut Butter
Chocolate Marshmallow
Mint Oreo
Snaps & Honey
Irish Cream
Ginger Pear
Maple Walnut
Blackberry Swirl
Regina (EVOO)
BelGian Chocolate


Orange Mango
Raspberry Mngo
Frutti Di Bosco

Random Facts:


1.  The U.S. Secret Service has its own flag.

2.  The world economy falls short of $227 billion every year from lost productivity among adults who need glasses.

3. The blobfish is actually a normal looking fish, it just decompresses when you take it out of extreme depths.

4.  The deadliest James Bond was Pierce Brosnan, who killed an average of 33.8 people per movie.

5.  “Fremdscham” is the German word for beingembarrassed for someone else.

6. Sony makes more money as an insurance company in Japan than selling electronics.


Having dinner at THE CORNER NAPA, BASALT, COLE’S CHOP HOUSE, ANGELE,  THE GENERAL STORE, CELADON  or MORIMOTO’s? After your delicious Riverfront dinner, take a walk to Frati and have some gelato or a cappuccino or maybe a little sweet wine. Sit and relax a little in the shade of our patio on the river.

Renting a bike from the famous NAPA VALLEY VELO bike shop this weekend for a little tour of Napa. Stop in at Frati for some light refreshments to re-energize yourself after the ride.
Napa Valley Residents can sign up for our loyalty program and earn free gelato.



Good things in the Napa Valley

by rdelay on November 22, 2015

Good things to do in the Napa Valley:
For That Personal Touch,  See the great folks at  the Napa Valley Welcome Center
http://www.NapaValleyPaddle.com  Paddle Boarding on the River

For those who love and respect the outdoors, do The Napa River History Tour with Justin Perkins:

For observing the night sky, try one of these gentlemen:

 Do the Passeggiata in Napa …
Are you having dinner at one of Napa’s great downtown restaurants?  If so, you should also plan on taking a little stroll (Passeggiata – classic Italian evening past time) after dinner to Frati Cafe on the Riverfront for one of our great Italian desserts …


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Napa Riverfront Shopping and Dining …

September 27, 2014

  Shopping and Dining in Napa at it’s very best … Go to Home    

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Napa Eagles Cycling Club

September 13, 2014

Napa Eagles Cycling Club Relaxing,  Refueling and Refreshing on our patio by the Napa river.  They just finished a stimulating 25 mile Saturday morning excursion.

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“The Affogato”

May 31, 2014

One or two scoops of your favorite gelato in a glass mug. Then drown it with a single or double shot of Espresso. An Italian Classic begging to be devoured ….

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Sandwich or Panini; We got ’em and we toast ’em …

February 11, 2014

Tuesday,  February 11. Buon Giorno, Amici. Now looks dry through the weekend. Still could use a little more H2O from the sky. Make your Valentine’s Day plans now. Bring your Sweetheart to Frati on Valentine’s Day. We are offering the “Cena D’Amore” (Supper of Love). Dinner for two: $50 plus tax includes Aperitivo, Burrata Mozzarella […]

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Frati Coffee considered to be best “Break” fluid …

February 10, 2014

Monday,  February 10. Buon Giorno, Amici. Looks like the rain has stopped for a few days. More coming the end of the week.   No Swallows yet …. Make your Valentine’s Day plans now. Bring your Sweetheart to Frati on Valentine’s Day. We are offering the “Cena D’Amore” (Supper of Love). Dinner for two: $50 […]

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The “La Bomba”

February 1, 2014

La Bomba. Treat your sweetheart to the La Bomba.  Personal Sweet Chocolate Bundt Cake topped with you favorite gelato flavor and whipped cream.

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Frati Napa. An impartial view …

October 3, 2013

Check it out !! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQe4RMv2928  

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Tour of the Sistine Chapel like you’ve never seen before

January 29, 2012

MICHELANGELO’S MASTERPIECEHere  is an amazing bit of technology that you would never see in  person, and you would NEVER be alone in the room. It is ALWAYS  VERY CROWDED and of course you can’t see Michelangelo’s  artwork close up as you can here. This is especially  spectacular if you have a large high-definition screen! Too  […]

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