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The French Laundry

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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prix fixe 295.00 | service included
“oysters and pearls”
“sabayon” of pearl tapioca with island creek oysters and white sturgeon caviar
supplement +75
royal ossetra caviar
Applewood smoked sturgeon, Jidori hen egg mousse, persian cucumbers, garden dill and horseradish creme fraiche
salad of winter chic ories
Sierra beauty apples, French pumpkin, chestnut puree, toasted pumpkin seeds and aged balsamic vinegar
supplement +175
“carnaroli risotto biologico”
“parmigiano reggiano” mousse, browned butter and shaved white truffles from alba
sautéed fillet of pacific yellowtail
glazed petite turnips, asian pear puree, garden yuzu and matsutake mushroom “boullion”
stonington maine sea scallop “poelee”
brussels sprouts “émincee,” sweet carrots, burgundy mustard and french green lentils
wolfe ranch white qu ail
sour cherry pudding, celery root, sicilian pistachios and “sauce périgourdine”
herb roasted elysian fields farm lamb
“artichauts​ farci,” castelvetrano olives, kettle garlic pudding, wild arugula and “sauce pimenton”
a ndante dairy “acapella”
Orange muscat “gelée,” roasted ruby beets, California red walnuts and brown butter toasted brioche
PRICE RANGE
$50 - $240
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
French
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were so lucky to get a reservation within a few weeks of our departure, from Malaysia. Thank you for accommodating us at the last minute! Upon arrival, we were greetly warmly by our host, and within seconds, our server welcomed us to the restaurant....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank JTTG
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my wife and daughters for dinner during the 25th anniversary weekend, when the dinner price was $500 per person. Let's be clear, there is no way dinner can be worth that much. But we went for the experience, and it was worth every...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank cjb808
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

YES, it is worth the wait and the meticulous planning to call two months to the day of desired reservation date. YES, it is worth every penny. My husband was able to score a reservation for our family of four for lunch on July 4th....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Aluor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I still feel compelled to leave at least a few comments on just how exquisite the entire experience was. The setting is gorgeous, with a stunning, welcoming garden. The new decor remains understated and yet, so comfortable. Please don't ever replace the chairs! The service...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Chopstick224
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most incredible experience - food, service, wine, food, service, service - I cannot express enough - how impressed we were with the service. So warm. If you ever have the opportunity to plan a dining experience to the French Laundry - DO! Such a comfortable...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank OnTheGoV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was on our bucket list, and were blessed to be able to share it with our son and daughter-in-law from Australia. It totally lived up to our expectations. The sommelier helped us with the wine pairing options, which turned out to be perfect....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank svowels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I rate lots of restaurants 5 star, so there is no way this restaurant deserves less, but I have to say for a three star Michlin restaurant, I expected something a bit more special than I got. It was an experience I'm glad I had,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank lmentzer
Reviewed June 15, 2019 via mobile

Oh French Laundry how I have coveted you! Oh French Laundry how I hoped for a life altering experience. Oh French Laundry how I was disappointed and happy at the same time. After 4 years trying to understand how to get a reservation during our...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 15, 2019 via mobile

Had Sunday lunch here with the family and friends. Drive all the way from SF and though we were late for our seating due to the Bay to Breakers Run, we called ahead to warn them and they sorted things out. Food was excellent as...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank tglimcaoco
Reviewed June 10, 2019 via mobile

We celebrated our daughter and son in law’s wedding anniversary last night at this wonderful restaurant. From the moment we arrived to the departure it was magical. Yes it’s expensive but life is for living and creating memories....this place has created magical memories. The food...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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You will need to be on Tock at 10am PDT September 1st to get a reservation for October or November
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