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320 Village Ln, Los Gatos, CA 95030-7218
+1 408-354-4330
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Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Los Angeles, California
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went here expecting a wonderful meal with superb service. We were very disappointed. Service was impeccable although we found it difficult to understand some of the ingredients as they were verbally listed. At times we were not sure what we were eating.... Wine pairing was expensive and not impressive. At one point I actually felt nauseous. Most of it the... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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309 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,071 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my husband here for his birthday at the end of October. We absolutely loved it. We've been to numerous 2 and 3 star restaurants both in the Bay Area (last year Benu and Atelier Crenn, the year before Saison and Coi, and Meadowood a few times the year before) and even just a month ago in Europe (Le... More 

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Millbrae, California
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83 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Frustrated for not been able to get in to "French Laundry" for the past many years, so I opted to go to Manresa to celebrate my bday with my BFF. Easier to reserve as long as it's 30 days prior to the day of dining. Got on a waiting list at French Laundry so I'm praying... I was very excited... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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45 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

manresa is in the small town in los gatos around 1 hour south of san fran. with wine pairing you pay around 1000$ for 2 but you get what you pay for. every dish was extremely well done and some courses were mind blowing. the service was flawless and very friendly - wine pairing perfect.

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san antonio
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95 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Have been wanting to come here for 10 years but was never in the area so we made a deliberate trip just for this and it was worth it. This past year the chef was on PBS' Mind of a Chef, which sealed the deal for wanting to come. Fortunately, some of the dishes from those shows were on the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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83 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Its too pricey to eat here. But if you are curious of what a 3 M stars restaurant is like and willing to.part with USD500 a head for a tasting menu with wine pairings, then do come for its over the top presentation of dainty food bits in style. The atmosphere is really nice and comfy but on the night... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

For those that enjoy superior food and service, this is it. It is very very pricey ($1,500 with tips, wine pairing for their 8 coarse meal for the four of us, and cocktails before dinner), but our justification was - let's do Manresa and forego going out to nice dinners for a month or two. It was a wonderful 4... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

I thought I'd eaten enough haute cusine, but I was wrong. The experience, and it's an experience not a meal, was ridiculously expensive and worth every penny. I won't go again for a long time, but I will go again. Every flavour and texture was beyond what I could have expected or even imagined. The service impeccable. An amazing evening... More 

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

MUST VISIT!!! If you are at all into fine dining or three Michelin star places this should be on your list in the bay area. It is more innovative than the French Laundry which is very classic dishes and traditional ingredients. Drinks are equally unique and delicious. Stop by Manresa bread next door for some pastries the next day.

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South San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

This is a small quaint restaurant with excellent service. You will be treated to more then a dozen courses wine pairing if you so wish. The meal will take about 3 hours and you will enjoy very minute

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$41 - $80
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 Village Ln, Los Gatos, CA 95030-7218
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: +1 408-354-4330

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?