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The French Laundry

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6640 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599 (Creek Street)
707 944-2380
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We were able to get a reservation after repeatedly calling and finally lucking out near Valentines day! We were so excited as we had been looking to dine here for awhile now. The service was wonderful and was only marred slightly by the table next to us with a rowdy group of ladies. Our server was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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San Francisco, California
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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San Francisco, California
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124 reviews 124 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We were able to get a reservation after repeatedly calling and finally lucking out near Valentines day! We were so excited as we had been looking to dine here for awhile now. The service was wonderful and was only marred slightly by the table next to us with a rowdy group of ladies. Our server was attentive and detailed and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My husband and I returned to the French Laundry after several years. Absence really makes the heart grow fonder.A beautiful greeting,extraordinary food,very fine wine and a delightful evening. Mr.Keller remains one of the greatest chefs in the world with an amazing balance of interesting,surprising dishes along with a staff that manages to be perfectly professional and disarmingly friendly.We must say... More 

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Leawood, Kansas
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10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The food and service were outstanding. This was our third time to eat there. Unfortunately we were seated next to a large party of 8 that were extremely noisy. The staff did re-locate us as soon as they could but half of our meal was disturbed by the noise

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Santa Clara, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

"Wow, so you went to The French Laundry and didn't give it a 5!!!" Yeah, that's right. So first off, this was definitely a bucket list thing to do. We had a friend of a friend make reservations for 6 people and then suddenly needed two more people to attend, so knowing that I always wanted to go, we got... More 

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Ladera Ranch, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We called 2 months to the date at 10 am to make reservations. It room awhile to get through but we eventually did! The experience from the way the presented the food, to the amazing service, to the food that was impeccably prepared was one to remember. It was a bucket list item for us and we have decided we... More 

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Great Neck
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The French Laundry and Per Se are the 2 best restaurants in the country. The service is superb. Thomas Keller makes sure that his staff treats one like family. The food is a labor of love. Ingredients are the best that a chef can buy. Each plate reflects intense dexterity. One cannot choose which course is best even though we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

My husband and I visited The French Laundry April 2015 and were thoroughly disappointed. We love all kinds of food and neither of us are picky eaters. However, this meal was a complete and total rip-off. It is an OVERRATED TOURIST TRAP and we left very frustrated that no one warned us!! I advise you to save yourself the heartache... More 

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Paris, France
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Thomas Keller is one of the best chefs in the world. Need I say more? Plan your trips to Napa accordingly and enjoy one of America's best.

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North Canton, Ohio
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138 reviews 138 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is such a unique place to go for dinner, and my Chase card is still feeling the effects of the cost, but wow! What an experience! A must try for any foodie or someone passionate about food!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

this restaurant is everything that it says it is. Our experience was "magic" and we were lucky enough to have wine matching, which was superb! I have ticked this off my bucket list and thank Chef Keller for this.

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Additional Information about The French Laundry

Address: 6640 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599
Phone Number: 707 944-2380
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Yountville
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 50 - 240
Cuisine: French, American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6640 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599
    (Creek Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Yountville
  • Phone Number: 707 944-2380

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50 - 240
  • Cuisine: French, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?