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The French Laundry

6640 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599-1301
+1 707-944-2380
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good12%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6640 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599-1301
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The entire meal and service was phenomenal. Definitely 3 Michelin star worthy. Every course was perfection. I love the less formal feel of the service as compared to a Paris restaurant of this caliber. I like the extra touches of getting a copy of the...More

Thank JoannK1148
Reviewed 6 days ago

Amex concierge helped me to secure my reservation without any problem, first choice date and time. Whenever I go to a Michelin restaurant I usually get the first seating, since your meal will take 3 hours. So if you don't want to finish our dinner...More

Thank stephen s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Remarkably disappointing. We arrived for an early table (5PM) in 102 degree weather and learned there is no parking lot. After searching for a space and wandering back, we sat at 5:10. Food was actually first rate (though kind of weird to come in from...More

1  Thank Aaron G
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best restaurants I have been. Stands out among the best, including french and spanish "restaurateurs".

Thank Pa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is hands down the best meal I have ever had in my life. Menu- Chef's Tasting Menu Salmon Cornet Gruyere Cheese Gourgeres Oysters and Pearls - Terrific use of caviar Duck Foie Gras Terrine ($30 supplement) Breads Fillet of Gulf Coast Pompano Butter Poached...More

Thank Stewart M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservations a few months in advance and this was well worth the wait. The place is easily intimidating but the staff was extremely welcoming and friendly. Naturally, the menu is always changing, but each course was unbelievable. So much flavor packed into each...More

Thank Bruce D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is just a fantastic experience for anyone who likes great cuisine. Everything (yes, including the pricing) exudes excellence. Attention to detail is phenomenal. everything is, as you'd expect, of the highest standard. However, it is worth also saying, it is not stuffy or too...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's hard to describe how perfect this dining experience was. The sommelier, food, wine, and garden were wonderful. This was the most unique meal I'd ever had (we had the 12 course meal). Each dish was small so you wouldn't fill up too quickly and...More

Thank FreeTheGirl315
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The French Laundry was a wonderful dining experience. We went with 20 of our friends to celebrate a friends wedding. They accommodating everyone's specific food requirements with ease. The food looked just as amazing as it tasted. We opted to do a 'bottle share' with...More

Thank Priya128
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In terms of eating because you are hungry, you can never justify to your basic friends on how you could spend the equivalent of 800 McDonalds double cheeseburgers on singe dinner for two. Keep in mind these are the same people that would drop that...More

1  Thank Jerry C
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Terry M
13 June 2017|
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Response from maodohsiao | Reviewed this property |
Reservation is released 2 or 3 months in advance of the date you want. So if you are looking for those dates, best to try to reserve online end Sept. They now ONLY accept ressie online.
29 May 2017|
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Response from Elliott S | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the size of the party.
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 13:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 13:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 13:00
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
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