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The French Laundry

4.6 (1,684) $$$$ $$$$ French, Modern, Creative, Californian, Fine Dining


Summary: A culinary pilgrimage with pristine local ingredients.

In the heart of Napa Valley, The French Laundry stands out with its historic charm and daily-changing French and vegetarian tasting menus. With a limited number of tables, this intimate stone farmhouse offers a refined and memorable dining experience, featuring local, sustainable ingredients. The restaurant's commitment to eco-friendly practices includes a geothermal heating and cooling system, and most produce comes from a nearby garden, ensuring the freshest flavors in every dish. The wine list is extensive, reflecting the rich viticultural heritage of the region. A reservation at The French Laundry, where the simple becomes extraordinary, is a coveted ticket for gastronomes worldwide.


3 Stars
La Liste
Score 98.0 / 100 2023
Ranked # 19 in the World 2023
5 Diamonds
5 Stars
4 Toques
4 Toques
Best 10 Restaurant Wine Lists in the U.S.A.
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50 Best
Best of the Best
Ranked # 50 in the World 2015
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James Beard
Rising Star Chef of the Year - Winner 2010
Outstanding Restaurateur - Winner 2007
Outstanding Restaurant - Winner 2006
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6640 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599

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