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La Foret Restaurant

21747 Bertram Rd, San Jose, CA 95120-4329
408-997-3528
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Ranked #48 of 1,902 restaurants in San Jose
Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: French, Californian
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
San Jose, CA
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

My wife and I have eaten here many times over the past 15 years. As a matter of fact, we held our wedding reception here 15 years ago. Ever time we have eaten here we have had incredibly delicious food. From Sunday brunch to weekend dinners, the food and service has been exceptional and has never disappointed us. With our... More

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San Jose, California
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I have eaten at La Foret over the years for different occasions (including one "celebratory" dinner with my husband just because the kids were elsewhere :-) and have never, ever been disappointed. The food is always wonderful, service well trained and attentive, and the ambiance lovely. If you like game - this is the place. It's wine selection is expansive... More

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Lanaken, Belgium
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90 reviews 90 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

You would not expect this out here, but this is a high class restaurant with upclass service. Variety of fish and meat, great selection of wines.

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

We have eaten at La Foret many many times, it is consistently very, very good. The restaurant in a old home over 100 years, old at the end of the Almaden Valley overlooking a lovely little creek. We enjoy the quail, Kobe, and lamb. Often have the seared sea scallops. And finish with a terrific soufflé which is wonderful! Relaxing,... More

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

I have eaten at LaForet for more than 20 years, it never changes. The food, service is consistent! I love the lamb, Kobe, the are always wonderful! The soufflé is one of the specialities, ask for fresh berries and chocolate as it makes it even much better! I can not recommend this restaurant high enough. It truly is the only... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

I was a little hesitant to try La Foret given the location and the menu seemed a little dated. It is in a rather out of the way place but not too far off the beaten path. I must admit we were pleasantly surprised with the quality of the food. The tasting menu was diverse and portion sizes were large... More

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San Jose
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Because of the expense, we only go to La Foret on special occasions but it never disappoints. The food and service are always wonderful.

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San Jose, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

This restaurant is in an historic building in South San Jose in the New Almaden area where they mined Cinnabar (quicksilver) for use in extracting gold from the ore in mid 1800s. There are historic bldgs, a museum, and mine shafts and trails to explore. The address does not tell you to take Almaden Expressway until you reach New Almaden... More

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San Jose, California, United States
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68 reviews 68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

This is a lovely restaurant in a beautiful setting. Very romantic, so take your sweetie. Excellent desserts!

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San Jose, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I have been going to this restaurant for over 30 years and have always enjoyed my visits there. The food is great and the setting is charming. However during my last visit a very fine dinner was made unpleasant by the owner and wait staff. I had brought my own wine and was told a corkage price by the person... More

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