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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
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, 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 fortunate to be a group of 12. I say that because it allowed us to choose a different wine for each course. Needless to say the final bill was astronomical and WORTH EVERY PENNY. If you are a foodie and cost is not object there simply is not a better place to eat. Every course is not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We were fortunate to be a group of 12. I say that because it allowed us to choose a different wine for each course. Needless to say the final bill was astronomical and WORTH EVERY PENNY. If you are a foodie and cost is not object there simply is not a better place to eat. Every course is not only... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Hard to beat the food, service and presentation at The French Laundry. This is a once in a lifetime experience that everyone should try to enjoy.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I took an group of friends to the early sitting at this beautiful restaurant located in an old residence. the tables were really packed into the rooms and not much room between tables. the degustation menu looked extremely appetising. The food was really fresh and great to taste. The wines were extensive, however extremely expensive. The wait staff very professional... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I can't say enough good things about this place. Thomas Keller absolutely blows me away. Although the price tag is pretty hefty (roughly $800 for 2 people), it's definitely worth at least one trip in your life. Consider it a bucket list item and try it! Oh and make sure to come here hungry. There is so much food you... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We were visiting San Francisco this July to see family and have a holiday. I had read about this restaurant over many years and was looking forward to it enormously. However, although the meal, a tasting menu at $295 per head was good, we had all had much better meals with Michelin stars elsewhere. Also, there were several courses which... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We booked a table for 6 friends holidaying in Napa together and were really excited about eating here. Sometimes you can look forward to something so much that when it arrives it's an anti-climax. This certainly wasn't the case here and we enjoyed the most amazing meal. The food ambiance and service added up to a fabulous experience which we'll... More 

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Key Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This was our second time dining at The French Laundry. There are lots of rating out there, many are just plain wrong. The French Laundry will be one of the finest dining experiences for any foodie alive today. Happy dining!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My wife and I visited Napa for the first time 5 years ago. When we were there we visited the town that made Chef Thomas Keller famous, Yountville. We took a look at French Laundry (FL) and did some research and decided that the price was over the top and clearly could not be worth it. As time passed I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Definitely an experience of a lifetime. The food was carefully prepared and precisely served. Each morsel was delicious The only complaint is that we were too full to finish!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Wow, what can I say, this was way more than just a meal, it was an event. The service was flawless, there was a total of 4 servers looking after 4 of us. All the dishes were great, but a few stood out more than others, the oyster and Pearls was everyone's favorite dish. The wagyu beef was worth every... 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: 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: Special occasions, Romantic
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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