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La Fondue

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14550 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070 (4th)
(408) 867-3332
4:00 pm - 9:00 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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Campbell, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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41 reviews
22 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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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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94 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 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
San Jose, California
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246 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

My spouse and I were introduced to La Fondue by another couple who had frequented there some time back and had enjoyed the experience. Shared a spinach salad for starters because we were told they would plenty of food to enjoy. We ordered the Four Cheese and Truffle (portobello, crimini, shitake) fondue. I'm a mushroom guy and found the Truffle... More 

Thank EdUrias
Ben Lomond
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

This is a great date night place! Groupon had a good deal on a very tasty menu option. Their salads are huge and delicious! Their cheese selection is large and the exotic meats are fun to try! Brandon was an excellent server, ask for him! He was so helpful and knowledgeable abouy everything offered. The chocolate dips they offer are... More 

Thank Kim B
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83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Came here on a Sunday evening for dinner. Ordered the "wild thing," which included cheese fondue, meat entree, and chocolate fondue. Cheese fondue: four cheese, assortment of vegetables and fruits, and bread. The cheese fondue was a bit winy for my taste, as it added Chardonnay. Meat entree: alligator, antelope, buffalo, elk, venison, wild boar, and kangaroo. Grilled at the... More 

Thank Adam C
San Jose, California
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We visited on New Year's Eve to have a special night and they delivered. We chose the special Prix Fixe menu and it was complete and completely decadent. Yes, it was pricey, but it was over the top. They started off with salad and then melted a custom cheese fondue right at the table. They served a variety of items... More 

Thank John S

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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
Romantic, Special occasions
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
  • 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?