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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 3 days ago via mobile

This is a super expensive restaurant and definitely not worth the price in my opinion. Excellent wine list, but highly marked up. Average price was well over $200 a bottle. Service was ok, but we had to ask for more wine. It was also very...More

Thank e1949
Reviewed 3 days ago

An amazing 9 course (bite size) meal which was actually quite filling. The service and preparation were truly exceptional. Every server was completely knowledgeable of each course and was able to explain exactly what we were about to enjoy. The restaurant itself was a series...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was my fourth visit in almost 20 years. While the very first one, back in the late 90’s, was just astonishing, the two following were somewhat disappointing. Not that it was bad, it was definitively not, but it was not as breathtaking as it...More

Thank Yann D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did have high expectations. We were a party of eight. It was $431 per person excluding drinks. The meal took 3 hours and 47 minutes, that in itself is not a bad thing but it felt like six hours. The food was way extravagant,...More

1  Thank rudynaples
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably one of the best restaurants in the US. Its the combination of the fresh ingredients, the excellent preparation and old world service delivered California style. Everything was top notch. Expensive, but worth the money.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The French Laundry is a three-starred Michelin restaurant, which we managed to get a reservation for on the night (this is pretty unheard of however we managed to time our arrival perfectly!!). We tried to book a few months before our arrival however (as usual) they were...More

1  Thank Nichola L
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Dining at the French Laundry was a long time bucket list item for us. All the other reviews can go into great detail about the courses. I'll list out a few things that surprised me (mostly for the good), and some tips. The service is...More

8  Thank James M
Reviewed 5 January 2018

If you can rate this less than 5 you are a fortunate person. It took 14 years to get a reservation (Thanks American Express) and went 12/30. Our 6 person group was seated in a wonderful table with IRONED table cloth. We had not selected...More

4  Thank Bjhmd
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Great service and food. The house itself is quaint and the gardens have a view of the kitchen prep area. I recommend booking months in advance to avoid disappointment! It's pricey but so worth it. Go the truffle supplement if you love truffles! So worth...More

Thank Justine G
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This was a delicious evening for our group from "Oysters and Pearls" to the elaborate dessert presentation. Service was attentive and informative when we had extra questions, yet they gave us the time and space to enjoy our group and our food. We had the...More

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6 October 2017|
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Response from Benedicte C | Reviewed this property |
It's $400 per person upfront not refundable and then you had wines, supplements. We ended up with a $600 bill per person. I'm not sure there are that many restaurants out there which are worth that much and the French... More
Colleen D
17 August 2017|
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Response from Pa C | Reviewed this property |
Not at all. However they might help.
9 August 2017|
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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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 50 - USD 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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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
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