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Ad Hoc

6476 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599-1294
+1 707-944-2487
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (66 reviews)
“fried chicken” (191 reviews)
“fixed menu” (56 reviews)
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6476 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599-1294
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Totally different concept from your typical Napa Valley restaurants. Not pretentious, food comes out family style, i.e., platters of food for everyone at the table to share...family style. Not easy to get a reservation, typical Napa, but you need to be careful because they serve...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at two of Thomas Keller’s restaurants yesterday with Ad Hoc being the final one for dinner. We feel that these two places live on past hype as the food is not what one would expect from these establishments. Ad Hoc is meant to...More

Thank Vivian B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went there for the Fried Chicken dinner on Monday. It was as advertised. The chicken was crispy and juicy and tasty inside - including the white meat. The sides are brussel sprouts and baked beans. Both were very good, especially the...More

Thank pwkl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you happened to see my review of Bouchon, it may surprise you that we had the opposite experience here. We were heartily welcomed by the hostess, bartender and our waitress. Unfortunately the food that night (it is an ever changing, "serve what we have"...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We went to Ad Hoc on a recommendation. When we saw the menu and were sort concerned because it seemed sparse. It's a fixed menu based on what ingredients they have for the day. The food was phenomenal. We were pleasantly surprised. The ingredients were...More

Thank amara315
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

My husband who grew up in the south where fried chicken dinners were served weekly, claims this chicken to be the best chicken he has ever had!! Love the family style service that enables everyone to chat more freely. Our waiter, Sergio was fabulous! Very...More

Thank gammycoja
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Weve been to Ad hoc at least a dozen times and it never disappoints. Excellent food, such good value. Kids dont even need separate meals, they are too happy to eat our family style meals.

Thank wanderluster123
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Ad Hoc is the family dining part of Thomas Keller’s ‘something for everyone’ philosophy, made possible by having four restaurants (dessert from the bakery could be considered a primary food group too, lol) within walking distance of the other. Won’t try to explain differences between...More

Thank SpanishTroubadour
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This is a sister restaurant right down the street from the French Laundry. This is a simple one size fits all family style concept. We sat outside on the patio on a gorgeous night. The service was attentive and the food was terrific. The menu...More

Thank fnct
Reviewed 7 October 2017

My family and I enjoyed a great meal at Ad Hoc during our recent trip to Napa. First, the waitstaff is top notch, knowledgeable and attentive. The restaurant reminds one more of having a dinner party in a fine country home. The meal is designed...More

Thank James B
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Oi R
24 February 2017|
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Response from Jean W | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes. It's family style. I wouldn't let them run around the restaurant but the occasional squeal won't bother anyone.
Oi R
24 February 2017|
Response from jimdink | Reviewed this property |
yes there where very young kids there when we were there
Oi R
24 February 2017|
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Response from Roger W | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the Addendum suggestion (it's more of a picnic type place) .. because it has excellent food and seems better suited for a family with small children situation. Ad Hoc is a more formal situation where I have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 80
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6476 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599-1294
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Yountville
  • Phone Number: +1 707-944-2487
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