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La Fondue

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French, American, Swiss, European, Fondue
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14550 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070 (4th)
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(408) 867-3332
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good for a Special Ocassion but EXPENSIVE

We had a great waiter named Cameron who was knowledgeable, efficient and joyfully informative. This is an expensive place so be prepared to spend at least $100. without cocktails. Also you cook your own meat, seafood and vegies. Take your time with this and listen carefully to the instructions... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Boulder Creek, California
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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Boulder Creek, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We had a great waiter named Cameron who was knowledgeable, efficient and joyfully informative. This is an expensive place so be prepared to spend at least $100. without cocktails. Also you cook your own meat, seafood and vegies. Take your time with this and listen carefully to the instructions. Once the place gets busy it becomes difficult to get help... More 

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Saratoga, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Went for a datenite dinner but it would've been better as a family dinner. When making reso the rest. Stated all over there are no accommodations for children. We have 2 young kids. Spent a lot of money to get a sitter. As soon as we walked in there were kids in pretty much every table. A funky section were... More 

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Santa Cruz, CA
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We went to this restaurant last Sunday afternoon. Everything was exceptional. Starting with a huge salad with excellent dressing, to the cheese fondue with unlimited bread and veggies. Then the grilled meat menu came out with 29 choices of different cuts of meat, shellfish, and other goodies! We managed to finish that massive plate and went on to the Decadent... More 

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San Jose, California, United States
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I have been 3 times to the La Fondue and all have been unforgettable experiences. All 3 types of fondue (Cheese, Meat and Chocolate) are great and they come with many different variations, so there are combinations for all kinds of palates. The restaurant is on the high-end side, but not necessarily expensive. I have read some reviews complaining about... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

It takes hours to adjust to the darkness of the restaurant...whoever the exotic food was ok and I especially enjoyed the chocolate fondue dessert! I was quite disappointment with the absolute deplorable decorations! The table lamps were guns, and I saw lots of skull candles. Plus there were bag like asian vases with an unusually overused amount of gold! Gold... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

4/09/2015 We have been to La Fondue before,4 years ago, for a very special occasion, it was wonderful. Because of this we chose it as the place to celebrate a significant 5 year anniversary. We were seated in a private, intimate, booth for 2..directly behind a table of 10+!! More on that later. Our server was Nate, yes I called... More 

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Saratoga, California
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Whenever our kids are celebrating an event this is the place they want to come to because the food is fantastic and the service great!

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Monterey, California
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

So, my friend had a Groupon for this place she bought to celebrate another friend's birthday. Unfortunately, the other friend passed very recently from cancer. We decided to go and have the meal in her honor. Arriving in the foyer, the decor caught me a bit by surprise- the machine gun lamps and the rather S&M looking maitre d' station.... More 

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San Jose, California
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Saratoga’s landmark La Fondue is a fun and filling special occasion restaurant that is great any time. Here is what to expect. The food: Its fondue. Many different cooking methods and a great variety of different meats. A generous and tasty salad to start. And a wonderful chocolate fondue in several different style to finish. The food is consistently good... More 

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San Jose, California, United States
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This restaurant is romantic. Dark, exotically decorated... The food is very good and they have the best selection of wild game I know of.

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Additional Information about La Fondue

Address: 14550 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070
Phone Number: (408) 867-3332
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Saratoga
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: French, American, Swiss, European, Fondue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14550 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070
    (4th)
  • Public Transportation: None
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Saratoga
  • Phone Number: (408) 867-3332

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: French, American, Swiss, European, Fondue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?