We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The French Laundry

6640 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599-1301
+1 707-944-2380
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good12%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapioca” (21 reviews)
“caviar” (90 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
6640 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599-1301
All Details
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (1,403)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 1,362 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been here twice. It has been the best two meals of my life. The new renovations give a sleeker more modern look. I spent 350 (didn't get add ons etc) and just think it is simply amazing. It is simply the best restaurant...More

Thank Steven H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Off course there is a whole marketing thing behind it and allot can be said about this place but I believe anybody that enjoy food and gastronomy would agree that you can feel the “passion”, the love behind it. We started off with a very...More

Thank ApiciusHotelier
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There is a lot to be said.... We had been wanting to go to this restaurant and finally we did !!!! Absolutely gorgeous restaurant !!!! From the moment you arrive you feel welcome by everyone. The place is absolutely charming !!!! Th first thing we...More

Thank Cecilia L
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is nothing to say beyond "perfection" in ALL aspects. It is an honor to be a guest in a restaurant that literally has its guiding principals etched in the wall of the impeccable kitchen and those principals are based on ensuring that every guest...More

Thank Karenjo G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is world renowned. There is little I could add. Don and Sally Schmidt and family are local legends. Don't miss it.

Thank DrRMM
Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned to The French Laundry after not having been for 7-8 years. It was excellent! Our waiters and waitresses were professional and awesome! One of the the things The French Laundry is known for of course! Everything was perfect about our experience. I ordered...More

Thank jonesgunderson
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved it. It's very expensive and they choose the food for you. They were very nice and gave us champagne for our Anniversary! Everything tasted good, even if I didn't choose it. Great and professional service...amazing!

Thank Jacqueline L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For years we dreamed and thought about visiting. Finally our plans came through. We were able to celebrate a birthday and partake in one of the true culinary experiences. It was everything we thought and hoped it would be. A definite remarkable experience. To compliment...More

Thank Wangfox
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We finally were blessed to be able to experience the coveted French Laundry. I would say we were in bit disappointed in the ambience. The servers were very knowledgeable, and staffed nearly 1:1 per guest. We would say only 2-3 of the courses were over...More

Thank hbs0205
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The exposed kitchen from the outside gives you a preview of the work that goes into the experience. It was truly amazing to watch. We arrived on time but had to wait about 25 minutes for seating, but it actually gave us a few minutes...More

Thank djordan777
Nearby Restaurants
Bouchon Bakery
2,723 reviews
.35 km away
Bistro Jeanty
2,061 reviews
.59 km away
R+D Kitchen
771 reviews
.33 km away
Nearby Attractions
Domaine Chandon
788 reviews
.84 km away
Jessup Cellars
212 reviews
.21 km away
Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley
162 reviews
.17 km away
Hill Family Estate
72 reviews
.57 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
6 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Celia Z | Reviewed this property |
I would estimate $400.00 per person with drinks.
Colleen D
16 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from Pa C | Reviewed this property |
Not at all. However they might help.
8 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from Pa C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I am just a customer, no relation at all with the place. I even live in another country. Hope your reservation goes through. Regards.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 50 - US$ 240
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6640 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599-1301
    (Creek Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Yountville
  • Phone Number: +1 707-944-2380
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing