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1 California Drive Yountville, Domaine Chandon, Yountville, CA 94599
1+ 888 242 6366
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Ranked #1 of 22 Restaurants in Yountville
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Winery
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: As the only fine dining restaurant within a winery in Napa Valley, etoile Restaurant at Domaine Chandon epitomizes the very best that wine country dining has to offer. Innovative cuisine paired with award-winning wines and sophisticated surroundings set the stage for the ultimate wine and food experience. Etoile's unique position within a winery allows daily collaboration between the culinary team and Domaine Chandon's winemakers, resulting in innovative, wine-inspired cuisine. We invite you to join us for an epicurean discovery.
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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275 reviews 275 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Great location sat outside but shady enough to be too hot. Overall flavours were good, presentation was the real strong point though with all of the dishes very pretty! Service excellent. iPad app for the wine list which is still fairly novel. I had the octopus starter which was good, the pate starter was the most pretentious looking. Salmon main... More 

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66 reviews 66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We arrived for our lunch reservation in a steady but light rainfall which had been falling all over California for days. The parking lot was across a stream from the restaurant. The water was out of the banks and rushing under the bridge over the stream. We walked to the entrance and were promptly met and welcomed with a warm... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My wife and I, along with another couple, made reservations for the last dinner here on New Year's Eve 2014. At $300 per person, plus tax, I won't complaint about the food because it was good. The service was excellent, and we were disappointed the crew was only notified that this was the restaurant's last dinner the day before. Not... More 

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Clovis CA
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This is a WOW. My Husband actually shed a tear when eating one of his dishes saying" this is amazing"!! Staff was wonderful.

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Brisbane, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Five of us visited Etoile in the Napa Valley for lunch in December 2014 and had one of the best lunches we've ever had. We drove from San Francisco in the morning out to Napa Valley and visited two wineries on the way to Etoile. The Domaine Chandon setting is extremely scenic and beautiful. The restaurant itself has a very... More 

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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

OK, maybe some folks think me crazy, but we turned down an offer to get a table at French Laundry to dine here. No regrets! It was fabulous! The table we had outside was just far enough from the next table to maintain a serene dinner atmosphere - sometimes when you sit outside, it feels less formal or special ---... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Unbelievably good (especially for such a young chef). Ambience, service, menu, but most especially the food. Superlatives are not enough. Do not know which is better: the presentation or the taste itself. Four of us so I tasted about a dozen dishes. Place is consistently a hole in one.

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Atenas, Costa Rica
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I am an excellent writer - with all due humility. I am not capable of describing our superb lunch at étoile. It was equal or better than any meal that we have enjoyed anywhere in the world. The service matched the food. The ambiance matched both. I am writing this review after a disastrous dinner at Redd and a great... More 

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Southington, Connecticut
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Our first visit was so wonderful I remember the fabulous flavor of the rabbit I was served. We were very young and it was our first visit to Napa valley. The winery and restaurant had recently opened, so after our winery tour we stayed for lunch. This time we had lunch in the same outdoor setting as the first time.... More 

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71 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

My wife and I dined here 29 years ago and looked forward to eating here again. We were not disappointed. Be sure to ave a reservation. This is great for a late lunch after visiting a couple of wineries in Napa or St Helena. Very quiet and romantic with of course excellent wines. Service was excellent. No problem with gluten... More 

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Additional Information about Etoile

Address: 1 California Drive Yountville, Domaine Chandon, Yountville, CA 94599
Phone Number: 1+ 888 242 6366
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Yountville
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: French, Winery

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