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The French Laundry

6640 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599-1301
+1 707-944-2380
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good12%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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6640 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599-1301
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a horrific experience about 15 years ago and had not been back since. But I felt since my husband and I are foodies (and we just ate at Per Se in NYC 4 weeks ago)we must go back..so here we are. I was...More

Thank beauoli
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a birthday gift and it was everything I had heard it would be. The atmosphere is serene and the staff flawless. The food was fabulous and we opted to let the restaurant do the wine pairings. Overall it was an amazing, once in...More

Thank pwswain
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am not an epicurean so I do not seek this type of food. My husband is the one who enjoys trying the best available dishes. Not all dishes made sense to me but I enjoyed looking and eating them all anyways. It is not...More

Thank JamilyaU
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have tried unsuccessfully for years to get a table at The French Laundry and were thrilled to finally obtain a reservation with the new booking system. The restaurant did not disappoint - each course was unique, imaginative and just perfect. As a chef in...More

Thank sixpence_12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the risk of boring you, we have been lucky enough to eat in many Michelin star restaurants including The Fat Duck, Heston Blumenthal & Hospital Road, Gordon Ramsay, both with three Michelin stars and fantastic restaurants in their own right. It grieves us enormously...More

Thank honestduo
Reviewed 1 week ago

when you have dinner with family for the holidays, you enjoy the time, the wonderful conversation and the unique taste of the food and wine. well that is exactly how we felt on thursday as we spent an incredible evening in a private room overlooking...More

Thank johnmD1200QL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were there with 2 other couples and were seated in the room upstairs, the decor is so dull you might as well be in London or any big city rather than a beautiful, warm wine region. The service was competent but...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I are celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary and wanted a real treat. We spend summer in California and for most anniversaries we go somewhere nice but local to Santa Barbara, for 30 years we decided to push the boat out and go...More

Thank Ianc87708
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great, great meal. The service was beyond impeccable, every morsel of food delicious, a must experience. We were treated to a tour of the kitchen which was a treat. I was a little annoyed that they required pre-payment with no refunds at...More

Thank MaD64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the Wait! My wife and I had been trying to get reservations for the last 2 years, and we were finally able once the new reservation system (Tock) arrived. I’m glad to say it was well worth the wait! Everything was excellent from beginning...More

Thank tramwj
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Colleen D
16 August 2017|
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Response from LMNROCKYRIVER | Reviewed this property |
Not really. A lot of course tastings
8 August 2017|
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Response from Kevin H | Reviewed this property |
Marlene Sorry I don't work for the restaurant. Just a very satisfied customer. You'll have to check with the restaurant directly. I hope it works out...happy anniversary🙂❤️
Terry M
12 June 2017|
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Response from maodohsiao | Reviewed this property |
Reservation is released 2 or 3 months in advance of the date you want. So if you are looking for those dates, best to try to reserve online end Sept. They now ONLY accept ressie online.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$240
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 13:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 13:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6640 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599-1301
    (Creek Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Yountville
  • Phone Number: +1 707-944-2380
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