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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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London
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52 reviews 52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We returned to the French Laundry after 10 years and found much to enjoy. The overwhelmng impression is of a well run machine providing high quality food. Some dishes are spectacular - the Calotte de Boeuf was tender and tasty. The evening started with a Sabayon of Pearl Tapioca and Oysters, a combination of contrasting and compatible sharp tastes. Some... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

After eating at Per Se in NYC- I thought I would try the French Laundry. We purchased one of their gift packages off their website that included wine pairings which was about $1500. I thought if we purchased a special experience package- we would get great service- great wines- and wouldn't feel rushed. The food- was excellent- the wines- we... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My husband and I came to the French Laundry back in October on vacation, and it was worth every penny. The food was perfectly portioned, beautiful, and most importantly delicious. We loved the ambience of the restaurant, and the length of the meal just adds to the experience. Our server was warm and friendly, and we were fortunate enough to... More 

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Miami, Florida
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253 reviews 253 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

French Laundry apparently spends more time on its reputation than its food. We were disappointed on three fronts: taste, portion size and service. First, taste: We expected each course to be outstanding with definitive varieties of sauces, taste and presentation. We tasted several courses that were way too similar to each other, and two or three dishes had tastes that... More 

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San Marcos,CA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My husband surprised me for our 34th wedding anniversary with a trip to Yountville and The French Laundry. He had to make reservations exactly 60 days in advance and was on hold for 2 hours but he persevered! It was a special evening and experience. The food was quite amazing, but the service was what you hope for everywhere you... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I have wanted to go for years so when u build something up u wonder if it would meet ur dreams n it's did n I'm very particular The attention to every detail was impeccable I loved the progression of dishes n we had allergies me lactose he pescaterian n allergic to mushrooms and they customized everything to suit us... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The French Laundry lives off it's reputation. Therefor we were super excited when we headed north to Napa to visit the place. It's not that it wasn't good - it's more like it was a little too much. We went with the tasting menu and I had to give up halfway through! Portions are way to big and most of... More 

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New London, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Had a a good time enjoying all the food and the culinary creations and presentation. The whole dining experience was 3 + hours and we were quite filled by the time the we got to try the desserts. There were about 11 items including the amuse-bouche. I opted for the white alba truffles risotto and that was my favorite of... More 

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Wonderful experience in all regards to celebrate my birthday! Great food! Fabulous wine pairings! Attentive service! Best of all, my amazing dinner companions!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

My husband and I travel extensively and are very adventurous gastronomically. We of course had to have our taste of French Laundry and to check out what the hype was all about! We ended our evening with high respects for the restaurant, and the Chef de Cuisine - Chef David. This is no-nonsense real food (as opposed to the now... 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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