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La Foret Restaurant

21747 Bertram Rd, San Jose, CA 95120-4329
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Ranked #7 of 1,924 Restaurants in San Jose
Price range: $41 - $80
Sun 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: French, Californian
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Los Gatos
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

La Foret is another of my all-time favorites. Super flavorful, well-prepared, high quality and delicious food. The best wild game anywhere. Pleasant accommodating service. Warm, romantic ambiance. Good value given the quality. Could be more creative...

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San Francisco, CA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Le Foret is one of those rare restaurants where the quality of service out paces the quality of the food. We recently visited Le Foret on a busy Sunday afternoon. The service was crisp yet personable with very good pacing. For entrees we ordered the game special (Elk), the Veal, the Salmon, and the Tortellini. To everyone's surprise the Elk... More 

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Wiesbaden, Germany
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

you have to drive some miles from San Jose downtown. But the visit pays for it. John is running this Restaurant for 37yrs now - no upscale restaurant stayed as long as he did in this area. We hosted a party of 70 - and usually you face problems regarding the flexibility in seating and Food to be served. Not... More 

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San Jose, California, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My wife and I have been enjoying La Foret for over 15 years. Each time is special - there is never a disappointment. The food is exquisite - try the game special, the tasting menu, the ahi - or really just anything. A friend of mine who grew up in Hawaii calls the ahi at La Foret some of the... More 

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Silicon Valley California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

we were invited by some friends celebrating a birthday. It's quite a drive to get there as the restaurant is on the outskirts of town and not so easy to find in the dark. However, once there we were seated immediately. Service was attentive and prompt. My friends had the elk which was the wild game special for the evening... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It's pricey and maybe getting a bit old. HOWEVER, EYERYTHING else about it was fantastic. The ambiance was quiet and romantic with a good location creek side. The service was solid and the food was excellent. We brought our own wine, but I noticed that they had a good selection of high-end California and French wines. Of the 6 occupied... More 

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Top Contributor
883 reviews 883 reviews
488 restaurant reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

A quite nice French bistro in a converted house alongside a creek. So yes, there is a quaint creek view. Don't expect a river, it could as easily be storm drain runoff. But nice nonetheless view-wise. Service was excellent, I thought the staff was friendly and attentive. Good wine menu California-wise, not much old world. And the beer selection was... More 

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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330 reviews 330 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Very nice setting. Restaurant had a strange farm odor - not sure why. Food was very good, but prices are quite high, particularly for alcoholic beverages. Grand Marnier souffle is a signature dessert but did not live up to its billing.

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Palo Alto, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

After many attempts, it was a real treat to get to La Foret. It's in a lovely rural setting. The staff is courteous and not in any way pretentious. The food is delectable. A word of caution - if you don't like overly sweet desserts, skip the Grand Marnier souffle. The far too sweet sauce spoiled the otherwise pleasant souffle.

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San Jose, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I have been coming to this restaurant for years, and I have never ever been disappointed with anything. The food, the service, the ambiance...all excellent! Sometimes I wonder if they hired mind-readers because they always anticipate your every need, even before you ask. Don't leave without ordering the Grand Marnier Souffle.

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Additional Information about La Foret Restaurant

Address: 21747 Bertram Rd, San Jose, CA 95120-4329
Phone Number: 408-997-3528
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: French, Californian

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