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Bella Saratoga

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14503 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070-6011 (Saratoga Sunnyvale Rd.)
408-741-5115
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Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hit or Miss!

Love this restaurant when it is ON. Been going here for yonks. Nice tasting food. Errors that have occurred have been corrected once pointed out. My wife had a very pleasant lunch here at the end of June, 2015. So from personal experience this particular restaurant seems to have done a turnaround.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
James68_13
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Santa Clara, California, United States
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Snow Hill, North Carolina
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Didn't eat here but visited the bar with some friends. The bartender was very knowledgeable and friendly. Enjoyed trying some new things based on his recommendations!

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actorfoodie
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The meal started out with such promise. Seated at a street side cafe-like setting. Beautiful and creative cocktails.( $$$) Fresh and hot bread with a deliciously spicy cheese spread and a gorgeous perfectly cooked artichoke. The wait staff was informative and perfectly attentive. Then our entrees came out. His pork chops were dry and my Wild caught Salmon lacked seasoning... More 

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Santa Clara, California, United States
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Love this restaurant when it is ON. Been going here for yonks. Nice tasting food. Errors that have occurred have been corrected once pointed out. My wife had a very pleasant lunch here at the end of June, 2015. So from personal experience this particular restaurant seems to have done a turnaround.

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Sunnyvale, California
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I ordered the shrimp, crab, and cheese on croissant. Taste was decent BUT served lukewarm. I asked the lady serving water to replace it or heat it up, whichever the chef recommended. She was polite and agreed. But the waiter NEVER came by to inquire after my complaint nor did he come over beforehand to see how the food was.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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182 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Had a very nice business lunch here with a couple of long term friends. Service was great and a very cozy atmosphere far from the city. We all had salads--mine was the ahi tuna special which was prepared with a very unique smoky flavor. Very nice. Would make a great place for a date or a night out as well.

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Saratoga, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great little place on the street to relax and enjoy the atmosphere. Food is good and the staff extremely friendly.

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Stratford, CT
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

If you like dining al fresco and people watching this is the place for you. Cozy and romantic, a great place to take your honey. The food is delicious and uses fresh ingredients (arugula salad was awesome).

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Cupertino, California, United States
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We were there for a late lunch. The covered patio was quiet, we could chat comfortably, we had a leisurely lunch of Salmon Ravioli, Chicken Marsala and a Caesar salads. Wine list was ok. Chardonnay was excellent. Service was prompt and we were not rushed. Very enjoyable ambiance. Inside this vintage home, the decor was quaint and inviting with a... More 

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Saratoga, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Bella Saratoga offers a broad menu of items that are sure to catch the attention of all members of your party. the outdoor dining on a warm summer evening in Saratoga is really hard to beat.

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Los Altos, California
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

What a delightful evening we had! Eight of us met there for dinner before attending a South Bay Musical Theater Performance at the Saratoga Civic Center Theater. Dinner was delicious (especially the homemade pasta!) and the staff was great. The atmosphere on the patio was perfect - twinkling lights, white linens & sparkling crystal, beautiful live background music. Even though... More 

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Additional Information about Bella Saratoga

Address: 14503 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070-6011
Phone Number: 408-741-5115
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Saratoga
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14503 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070-6011
    (Saratoga Sunnyvale Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Saratoga
  • Phone Number: 408-741-5115

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 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?