We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Etoile - CLOSED

1 California Dr, Domaine Chandon, Yountville, CA 94599-1426
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
27 Oct 2016
“Gone, But Not Forgotten ”
1 Mar 2015
“You only live ones”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, Wine Bar
1 California Dr, Domaine Chandon, Yountville, CA 94599-1426
All Details
Reviews (350)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 328 reviews

Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is closed and has been for sometime. Probably a good thing as the food was mediocre and the service sketchy. Moreover, the prices were ridiculous.

Thank Appealing56
Reviewed 1 March 2015

So don't miss this restaurant. We had the 7 course Chef menu with etoile Rose Champagne. The best food ever. The service is immaculate and the restaurant is located in a park like setting. Pricy but as I said above...you only live ones. Enjoy.

Thank CaliforniaOriginal
Reviewed 24 January 2015

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...More

Thank paulwilkinson
Reviewed 21 January 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...More

Thank SrTravelerTampa
Reviewed 2 January 2015

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

2  Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 1 January 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....More

Thank clpgreen
Reviewed 15 December 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...More

2  Thank rokalada
Reviewed 2 December 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...More

3  Thank haciendado
Reviewed 26 November 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...More

3  Thank Peter P
Reviewed 17 November 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...More

2  Thank KE-Parent
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 hotels in Yountville
Villagio Inn and Spa
958 reviews
.32 miles away
Hotel Yountville
1,130 reviews
.42 miles away
Vintage House
91 reviews
.45 miles away
1,361 reviews
.49 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Bouchon Bakery
2,788 reviews
.42 miles away
275 reviews
.68 miles away
Bistro Jeanty
2,138 reviews
.39 miles away
R+D Kitchen
816 reviews
.68 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Jessup Cellars
222 reviews
.64 miles away
Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley
169 reviews
.60 miles away
Domaine Chandon
835 reviews
.36 miles away
Hill Family Estate
77 reviews
.40 miles away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

French, Wine Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 California Dr, Domaine Chandon, Yountville, CA 94599-1426
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Yountville
étoile is one of Napa Valley’s most celebrated destinations and the only fine dining restaurant in Napa Valley located in a winery. An extraordinary setting, innovative regional California cuisine with a French influence, and seamless service combine to create the ultimate food and wine experience. At étoile, Chef Perry Hoffman marries classic, French-influenced technique with contemporary culinary innovation and fresh, seasonal ingredients. Hoffman works closely with Chandon winemakers to explore the interplay between wine and food, enhancing the experience of both. Guests may dine a la carte, or explore the ultimate food and wine pairing experience through Chef Hoffman's tasting menus at lunch and dinner. The restaurant features a Wine Spectator "Best of" Award Wine list and received a Michelin star in the 2010, 2011 and 2012 Michelin Guide after being recommended in 2007, 2008, and 2009.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing