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La Fondue

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14550 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070-6014 (4th)
(408) 867-3332
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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San Jose, CA
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Put this on your list of places to go for that very special occasion. We went to celebrate my son's high school graduation. First thing to know, this is not an in-n-out joint. The meal is served at a leisurely pace, and can take 3 hours start to finish. If you get the "meal", it comes with a big salad... More 

Thank CasualHockeyFan
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favorite splurge restaurants with diverse choices including alligator, buffalo, and kangaroo meats. Romantic ambience, interesting art. Waiting staff is very polite. We enjoyed the meats which we chose to grill. There are other types of cooking options too ( broth, wine etc.) Hint: For the best bang for your buck, choose the combination meals, and not a... More 

Thank Venkata W
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We had the La Freak to try everything since it was our first time. I loved that there were such well mannered kids enjoying dinner with their families. The service was awesome and the place is pretty casual but if you want to dress-up a little more no worries. You will fit in just fine. If you liked a certain... More 

Thank Kara C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

The fondue is as creative and delicious as the decor. We went there June 13 to celebrate a family birthday. I had cheese, seafood and, of course, chocolate fondue.

Thank LynnFishe
Campbell, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Such a delicious dining experience and terrific way to celebrate an important event. We went all out and ordered all four courses - it was very tasty and quite a lot of rich food. We appreciated the inviting ambiance of the restaurant and terrific service. I especially enjoyed how tasty the spinach salad, grilled chicken, and chocolate fondue called The... More 

Thank dja-3
Sunnyvale, California
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

My family are semi-regulars. The restaurant recently changed ownership. So far the new owners have not disrupted the success of the established menu. The place has a lot of mood lighting, so you may need the light of your cell phone to read the menu. Our favorite dishes: We love the chef salad with sweet/sour blue cheese dressing. Our favorite... More 

Thank Kaanapaliguy
San Jose, California
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We went here for my daughter's 22nd birthday at her request and she and my 25 year old son loved it. I however and my boyfriend were not impressed. I guess it's just a matter of individual taste.

Thank cathyfc2016
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114 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Excellent cheese and fresh meat and seafood to grill at the table made for a great dining experience. The chocolate was excellent too as was the friendly service. The venison deserves a special mention. However, as pointed out by others, the place is too pricey.

Thank Coffeetrader
Los Altos, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

As eurotrash I am not foreign to the concept of fondue. If you swear by tradition and not into a modern version of an old world classic...this is not for you. The fare is on the upper side of price spectrum as others have suggested in their reviews, however the service and offerings are in line with the ask. The... More 

Thank livinincali94024
Morgan Hill, California
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96 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

First, we knew it would be expensive, and it was. But I don't mind paying if there is some value to the meal. The first problem was that the menu was very confusing. We went with the 4 course dinner ($108 to supposedly feed 2) which included a cheese fondue, a salad, a large selection of proteins for the main... More 

Thank Mike M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $40
French, American, Swiss, European
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14550 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070-6014
  • Public Transportation: None
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Saratoga
  • Phone Number: (408) 867-3332

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