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The French Laundry
French Restaurant$$$$
Today 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, 5:30 – 9:15 pm
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6640 Washington St Yountville, CA 94599
6640 Washington StreetUSCaliforniaYountville94599
$$$$French RestaurantToday 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, 5:30 – 9:15 pm
Monday 5:30 – 9:15 pmTuesday 5:30 – 9:15 pmWednesday 5:30 – 9:15 pmThursday 5:30 – 9:15 pmFriday 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, 5:30 – 9:15 pmSaturday 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, 5:30 – 9:15 pmSunday 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, 5:30 – 9:15 pm
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Chef Thomas Keller's refined fixed-price meals continually draw food lovers to this stone farmhouse.- Google
"This made me wonder how they would have prepared the vegetarian tasting menu."
"Chef Thomas Keller's flagship restaurant lives up to its lofty reputation."
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Richard Navarro
3 weeks ago
Amazing place, I can't even describe in words how awesome this place is. The service was so on point. As soon as the last person placed his/her fork down the next course came in. The service was also such a pleasure even to my nephew who was 10 years old at the time. He was laughing and had an amazing time. Yes, this is a pricey place for the food, but the time you'll be enjoying is priceless for this unforgettable experience
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shirley johnson
4 months ago
My oldest friend took me there for my birthday. The setting is quiet and you're made to feel welcomed and very comfortable. We had the tasting menu meaning we didn't specifically order dishes. From the first bite we wanted to ask if we could have that served for the whole meal. Then, as another dish came, again, we wanted to have MORE, and so on. Every bite...EVERY bite is unbelievably delicious. What a wonderful experience. We are so fortunate to have such a place to go to.
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Magdalena Cheng
3 months ago
Where it all started. One man's dedication and the world has been his stage ever since. "The fish should be kept upright in swimming position to maintain best texture..." Wow. Been an avid fan and cannot be more pleased with our dinner at his beautiful establishment. Truly remarkable standards delighting our palate. Thank you, Chef Thomas Keller
Gio Bel
5 months ago
Snobby restaurant, with a carefully choreographed service. The food is good, but no where near exceptional, to warrant the almost $300 menu per person. I can name at least three Los Angeles restaurants which are a lot better than this place. In my opinion is not worth a visit unless you are in the area.
Aubrie Patrick
a month ago
My husband and I visited The French Laundry April 2015 and were thoroughly disappointed. We love all kinds of food and neither of us are picky eaters. However, this meal was a complete and total rip-off. It is an OVERRATED TOURIST TRAP and we left very frustrated that no one warned us!! I advise you to save yourself the heartache and the $$$$...not worth it!!
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Dani S
4 months ago
Definitely a fine dining experience of a lifetime. came here for the six course meal and it was definitely amazing. Ingredients used it was of high quality service was impeccable and the taste is surprising with a twist.
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Edward Moselle
4 months ago
I wanted to dislike this place. I wanted to call it overrated. I couldn't do it though. The food and the service at French Laundry stand alone as separate and unforgettable memories in my mind. I won't go into details on the food as the menu changes quickly, but it is essential that you end the night with coffee and donuts - they will blow your mind. Reservations weeks in advance of your trip are highly recommended, but a family member reported getting a table for two as a walk-in due to a last minute cancellation. It never hurts to try.
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Devin Ramdutt
6 months ago
You would expect this place to be amazing, and it was, I just wasn't completely blown away by the food. The service was impeccable but the decor in the upstairs dining room was a little bland. The food was interesting and tasty and well presented, but I can't remember being wowed with each bite (except the Oyster and Caviar, which was mind blowing). I was also disappointment by the wine menu which was marked up 5x or 6x, which made selecting a wine almost impossible. We ended up having wine by the glass. If you are willing to pay for the experience of eating at one of North America's best restaurants, then this is a worth while trip, otherwise it is a bit over priced and there are arguably better options out there.
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