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14572 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070
(408) 867-1906
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Ranked #1 of 53 Restaurants in Saratoga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 5th Street
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Saratoga, California
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Steaks second to none. Menu is creative and worth the price. Not cheap, but quality never is. There was absolutely nothing that was not clearly the best. Everything about this incredible restaurant is exactly what a finicky sophisticate would demand. Perfect.

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Saratoga, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We have dined here many times and always had a great experience. . will reture soon. . have taken friends and they also returned on their own. .

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Saratoga, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Without reservations, on a Saturday evening we were accommodated with a table for four. Food was very good. However, there was so much noise from an adjacent table, we had to raise our voices to be heard among ourselves.

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San Jose, California
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My favorite restaurant in Saratoga. A friend from Germany was once taken here and now its a must stop every time he is in town. From starters to Entree's its all good. Andrew the proprietor is sly responsible type ensuring the best ingredients all managed sustainability. The atmosphere is elegant, the bar one of the best, and the service is... More

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Mountain View, California
Top Contributor
287 reviews 287 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is a good pick for a special occasion, anniversary, special guest or business conversation. It's quiet, with good service and top quality food and drink. Our fish was cooked perfectly, and the cocktails were superb. The wine list is outstanding. Pricey.

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Boulder, Colorado
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I used to eat here frequently some years ago; indeed, one of my most memorable and romantic meals was here, outdoors beneath the huge live oak, featuring osso bucco and quite a bit of splendid Oakville Cabernet. Delighted to see they still deliver the goods, although they have - predictably - become somewhat more expensive in the past 5-6 years.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

four of us, two teens and two parents had a great meal in the patio-gorgeous setting, with tree and night sky. food excellent (though white gazpacho disappointing--too thin) waiter very solicitous to the teens. however, he came and regaled us with speed-talking info, but then would disappear for extremely long periods when we needed things

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Saratoga, California
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Great little place, seating both inside and out in a courtyard. Fantastic food! We just had a few Appertizers and they were all great! Service was excellent would definitely go back again.

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California
Top Contributor
189 reviews 189 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

But once you're inside, its "all class". Love the ambiance, you can sit inside or out (but better make reservations for those tables) or at the bar. Our meals were excellent, halibut special and scallops. Both were so tender, succulent and tasty but not overly sauced or spiced. Wait staff knows their menu and were really helpful in assisting us... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I have been many times to The Basin in Saratoga and have never been disappointed. Food, & libations will always be exactly what you would expect delicious. Staff is courteous, experienced, & the bartenders make a delish Spaniard martini

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Additional Information about The Basin

Address: 14572 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070
Phone Number: (408) 867-1906
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Saratoga
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 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 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: American, Contemporary

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