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All 22 Yountville Restaurants

The French Laundry

6640 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599
707 944-2380
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Ranked #3 of 22 Restaurants in Yountville
Price range: $50 - $240
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cuisines: American, French
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Creek Street
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Alamo, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I can always eat dessert. ALWAYS. But after about 12 courses (allegedly 9, but we got a special lobster) and 4 or 5 dessert "tastes" I was done. It was sooooo very good! Most memorable was an appetizer "cornets of smoked salmon" that was served like a little ice cream cone in a folded napkin in a little stand and... More 

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Riviera Maya, Mexico
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed a truly lavish meal In this Yountville restaurant. Food, excellently conceived and prepared, artistically presented and paired with fantastic wine. Our server was himself a former chef who left his position to work at this Thomas Keller landmark, and his love of the culinary arts was reflected in the informed grace with which he performed his duties. I... More 

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Great experience, worth making a trip to Napa for alone. Expectations were indeed high however they were exceeded. 7 courses of complex flavor combinations, culinary wizardry and gorgeous vino.

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Riverview, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We really enjoyed this dress-up experience. I got a special suit to wear just for this night and it was worth it! The wine pairing, which made our dinner the most expensive I've ever paid, was essential. Without it, I think the food would have missed it's "significant other." Though I wasn't a fan of the duck dish, everything was... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

On 29 September 2014 five of us were looking forward to what we'd regarded as THE dining experience in Napa Valley. We'd finally secured a booking at this mecca of dining after having heard how difficult it had been for many to even secure a table.We approached the restaurant with bated breath. We were ushered upstairs into what was a... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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47 reviews 47 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

superb food, great menu, excellent romantic location, innovative, but not too much, yet appreciates the ingredients, great choice for anyday

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Brooklyn, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

What did I like about it? Everything! The food was absolutely to die for. Chef Thomas Keller has a sure hand and an inventive style, while staying true to the purity of the ingredients. My only complaint was that the wine prices were a little excessive. Still, I don't begrudge a penny - this was one of the best ever... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This was THE MOST awesome experience of my dining life. French Laundry not only met my expectations but exceeded them. The service was impeccable and the people divine. Bryan, the somm, is fantastic. Theresa and Victor were also awesome. I wish I remembered everyone's names - it was just such a relaxed and friendly service. They don't do a formal... More 

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Deep Cove Nova Scotia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This was a experience in culinary excellence. This is Chef Kellers flag ship restaurant, so you have to make reservations way a head. We called 2 months and made our reservations, on dates we knew we would be there. So glad we did! This is a fixed menu. Found the tables a bit close, and atmosphere was average. Waiters were... More 

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Getting a reservation is a pain, but persistence pays.. We went here to celebrate a special occasion with few friends. The food was to die for. The perfection unmatched. How can one ensure that the length of the baby carrots on every plate is the same - amazing. The service was top notch. After the meal, we were given a... More 

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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: American, French

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