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Napa Valley

Ad Hoc



Thursdasy - Monday

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sunday Brunch

10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Sunday Brunch


6476 Washington St
Yountville 94599
United States

(707) 944-2487


In September 2006, Chef Thomas Keller opened the doors to Ad Hoc, his casual dining venue for showcasing the American comfort food of his childhood. The name Ad Hoc, literally meaning “for this purpose” derives from the restaurant’s original purpose: to temporarily fill a space while Chef Keller’s team developed a different restaurant concept. Yet from the first, Ad Hoc was loved by both Napa Valley locals and visitors to the wine country alike so this ‘temporary’ restaurant has now joined Chef Keller’s three other Yountville, CA properties as a permanent fixture of Washington Street.

The daily-changing four-course menu, featuring classic American dishes like fried chicken, pot roast and barbeque, is handwritten nightly on chalkboards throughout the restaurant. All courses are served family-style to increase both the conviviality of the Ad Hoc experience and to further recreate the casual comfort of home. The restaurant’s beverage service focuses on the same local producers who can often be found enjoying themselves at the restaurant. While the ability to write a different menu every day provides a significant creative outlet for Ad Hoc’s culinary team they go a step further, frequently offering additional courses as a supplement to the menu showcasing unique or exotic ingredients.

addendum: True to its name “addendum” is an addition or footnote to the Ad Hoc family, serving boxed lunches to go Thursdays through Saturdays.  Please note Addendum is closed Sunday through Wednesday.

For $16.50, guests have a choice of either our famous buttermilk fried chicken or barbeque, two of the most popular items on our menu.  Orders can be picked up from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday only.




“Top Food, American (traditional)”

—ZAGAT Guide to San Francisco
Bay Area Restaurants


Featured in “Top 100 Bay Area
Restaurants,” annually since 2008

—San Francisco Chronicle


“If there’s a better fried chicken,
I haven’t tasted it. Fried chicken
is a great American tradition
that’s fallen out of favor. A taste
of this, and you will want it
back in your weekly routine.”

Daniel Duane, Food & Wine



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