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Little Amsterdam - CLOSED

14490 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070-6095
408-867-9172
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Most recent review
- Mar 4, 2014
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13 reviews from our community

53% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Saratoga, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This restaurant is now closed as of 12/15/2013. It was a cute little breakfast restaurant on the corner in the Village of Saratoga. Was very sorry to see it go....

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Albany, OR
Top Contributor
178 reviews 178 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

We drove out of Boulder Creek, looking for lunch, and happened to park on the street next to this cafe. Unfortunate, There were two other tables with people. Breakfast is served all day - only breakfast. The owner (?) was bored, not unfriendly, but unenthusiastic and pre-occupied. The other waitress couldn't wait to leave. They started putting chairs on tables... More

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Byron Bay, Australia
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

We come here every year for breakfast. Great American breakfasts, bottomless coffee and nice service. Hashbrowns are delicious

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012 via mobile

Located in picturesque Saratoga, Little Amsterdam has been operating for 38 years. Same owner/cook, who is from Holland. It has ten tables and about a dozen seats at the counter. Best hashbrowns anywhere, excellent attentive service and a jewel of a place to seek out when in the San Jose area. Saratoga is a quaint, beautiful village, perfect for strolling... More

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San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

Basic basic basic old school and boring. Coffee in dingy mugs; unhappy waitress in the morning (yes, we felt sorry for her - ugh), plastic covered blue/white table cloths, hash browns from the freezer section and a poor selection of breakfast items. WOW, we should have gone for "fast food" - tasteless in all ways.

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silicon valley
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

Terrible food and atmosphere, the service is awful. Waste of money

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Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

Yelp warned us this was a diner but with good food. .We don't mind diners and thought it might be fun. Unfortunately the food was nothing special and the waitress was very unfriendly. She did her job but that was it. Not even a smile.

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Alta Loma
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

Not much choice for breakfast in Saratoga, but Little Amsterdam was fine. The food was good, but small portions for the price. Good service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2011

Over the past five years, during my annual trip to this area, I've been having breakfast at this diner like cafe. The food is great, served quickly with healthy portions. One of my favorite spots to have breakfast and read the morning paper.

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San Jose
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2008

Happy I found this warm little place, with large portions that serve only the best quality foods I have had the pleasure to eat. It does not end there the owner goes an extra mile to tell his customers thank you for coming in. It is a family owned and operated cafe that America seems to be losing. I only... More

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