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The French Laundry

6640 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599-1301
+1 707-944-2380
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good12%
  • Average9%
  • 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 yesterday

This was our second time dining at The French Laundry and it was still the fabulous restaurant it was when we went 10 years ago. They had just opened the new kitchen and were excited to show it off to us and allowed us to...More

1  Thank PerthExplorer18
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Such an incredible experience. Wow the food. Wow the service. Wow the west coast. Need to make a reservation do not miss this spot

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not up to expectations. Of course you expect so much for the price you pay. Food was delicious, especially the desserts. But the portions were so small and paying an extra $100 to get the (Wagu?) beef that couldn't have been more than 3 ozs...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was to be the high point of our Napa Valley trip, so we saved it for our last night. Our party had the Chef's Tasting Menu. Some of the items were truly spectacular, however a majority were not. The service was impeccable and wine...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have wanted to go to The French Laundry for a while....finally we got a reservation whilst on our vacation to the US from the UK. It was our 20th anniversary and everyone who greeted and served us congratulated us which was lovely. We've dined...More

1  Thank CupcakeCandyQueen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bucket List experience. Having heard about The French Laundry for many years we finally experienced it! Great way to celebrate a special occassion. The personalized menu was only the beginning. Every detail perfect. Every dish perfect. I chose the vegetarian option and was impressed. I...More

Thank cmtrues
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I personally work as a sommelier in 3 michelin starred and now i moved from restaurant to sales. I have choosen this restaurant to amaze my clients and the experience was good but not amazing, as we are used to european michelin starred forstly i...More

1  Thank marta r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was very excited to visit this restaurant because I heard so much about it. What a disappointment it was while the service was very good the food wasn't what I expected. We ordered the waxy steak to our course and it was an additional...More

Thank fancygirlHouston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where to start? Well, the greeting, I guess. We were welcomed at the reception and congratulated on our wedding anniversary. Nice touch. We then sat down and the menu had our names on at the top and another written congratulations about our anniversary. So far,...More

Thank mrkencho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We secured some very difficult reservations to this hyped up restaurant and went in expecting to be blown away but by the end of the meal the verdict around the table was "meh." Don't get me wrong, the food was very good and the service...More

2  Thank Sean V
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Terry M
Is the restaurant open between Christmas and New Years Eve?
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.
We have a reservation in place. Does the price we are being charged include tip?
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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • E-mail
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