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The French Laundry

6640 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599-1301
+1 707-944-2380
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good13%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
6640 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599-1301
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A long anticipated meal, extremely disappointed at the end. The whole tasting menu took only 2 hours, that's too fast for this type of restaurant. We were forced to finish our food quickly otherwise the food will go cold. The technique of cooking is fine,...More

Thank Calvin Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had the chance to eat here in Feb and it was nothing short of amazing. The service was perfect, the wine was good and all of the food was delicious. We even had the chance to meet Thomas Keller and he...More

Thank neaner01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

And we are still picking up the pieces. This place was beyond and exceeded all of our expectations. We could not believe we waited this long to come here since we spend quite a bit of time in the Napa area. From start to finish...More

Thank MJ B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best ever dining experience we have had across the globe, thanks to all the staff, namely Emily, Joe and Oscar. Brilliant in every way. Whatever you do before you die, go to The French Laundry. Well done Thomas Keller and thanks for the lifetime...More

Thank OceansManager
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I struggle at my attempt to write this review as words may not do this place justice. The experience of such warm service sets the bar for every food establishment around the globe. We were sat in the upstairs dining room. An intimate setting with...More

Thank Sightsmellsounds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best place in the whole world. The food was amazing and the service as well. The menu is different every day and no ingredients are used more than once! We also got to see the new kitchen. Amazing amazing amazing and full...More

Thank Melchior O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The French Laundry has just recently reopened after a renovation of their kitchen. Innovation of the menu based upon it legendary status, I would have expected as well. However, the menu is not creative from a flavorful viewpoint, but I would rate the presentation as...More

Thank TravelingJ2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been fortunate enough to be able to dine in several Michelin 3 star restaurants around the world, including Per Se. The French Laundry with one exception clearly deserves its 3 stars. First that exception: We were seated just after 8 p.m. We were...More

Thank BtonNaples
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I dined at The French Laundry last night. I wish I could say that it was a memorable experience for the right reasons. Unfortunately, while dining, I discovered a fly in my wine. One would think that such a high end and...More

3  Thank Sonak S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Over the last 10 years I have been lucky to have experienced French Laundry over a half dozen times. Several times in the private room. This was the first time back after a couple of years and since the new kitchen has opened. I have...More

Thank Leon D
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Rosanna L
Since I can't get a reservation here, where should I eat instead?
25 May 2017|
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Response from Ana S | Reviewed this property |
Mustard Grill, CIA (Culinary Institure of America) has a cute cafe/bistro- they also offer free cooking demonstrations) in the main building and a restaurant, Bouchon is also a Tom Keller restaurant the owner of the French... More
Oi R
Does the restaurant offer food by courses only? I want to know if there is a la carte menu and if it is possible to book now for any date around 9-15 April 2017?
24 February 2017|
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Response from Testarosa | Reviewed this property |
The menu is prix fixe & the wine pairing with the meal is an additional cost. You can only make a reservation 1 month in advance & be patient with calling it's a pretty archaic reservation system... you must keep trying to... More
Oi R
Does the restaurant offer food by courses only? I want to know if there is a la carte menu and if it is possible to book now for any date around 9-15 April 2017?
24 February 2017|
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Response from Julia B | Reviewed this property |
You are given a vegetarian or regular pre fix menu. It took 2 days for us to get our reservation. The first day 130 calls and the second day 160 calls. It's a painful process, but very worthwhile.
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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
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