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La Mere Michelle

14467 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070-6093
+1 408-867-5272
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“escargot” (2 reviews)
“cake” (2 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
14467 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070-6093
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Everything about this restaurant is wonderful! The staff, the setting, the owner, the food... we loved it all!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bernice G
Reviewed September 14, 2018

This has a been a favourite for years. Today reaffirmed everything. We had a business lunch on a window table (with the window open!) and it was perfect. Starters were mushrooms in garlic and butter sauce with caesar salad and dungeness crab. Mains were veggie...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michael M S
Reviewed August 24, 2018

I went here for my high school prom back in the 70's. It was good then and it still is. they have great chicken, pasta and fantastic deserts. Great for any occasion from solo to a group.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank makeitso4u
Reviewed March 3, 2018

The food is European flare. It is a bit pricey compared to other restaurants in the area, but the food is great, and the staff is very friendly.

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank CAgirl408
Reviewed October 14, 2017

yum yum By chance a parking spot open directly in front. I enjoyed my visit. You will also. Worth the stop.

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank maninthewoods
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Saturday brunch, escargot just like on Isle St Louis, seafood crepe was flavorful and filling, and the creme brulee was the best - tasted more like cream than custard. Very happy I chose this place out of all the intriguing places in Saratoga.

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank Rochelle F
Reviewed June 25, 2017

La Mere Michelle has been a fixture on Big Basin way for more than four decades. It’s understandable why. They serve tasty French food in a relaxed setting for a reasonable price. I’ve been there several times this year, so I’ve tried a number of...More

Date of visit: June 2017
2  Thank DigitalRabbit
Reviewed September 30, 2016

Tired decor, so-so-food, amiable and professional service but everything needs an update and revision. No Sancerre or other popular French wine available - disappointing wine list. On a Friday night, there were only three four tables of diners including us. My scallops were good but...More

Date of visit: September 2016
1  Thank LoveSF91
Reviewed September 12, 2016

It feels old fashioned inside. Food is good, but not high end level. Prices are close to high end, so not worth it.

Date of visit: July 2016
1  Thank Cathy S
Reviewed April 28, 2016

On the evening of April 16, 2016 I had dinner at La Mere Michelle Restaurant. La Mere Michelle can be found in the picturesque village of Saratoga. Parking along the right side of the restaurant seemed ample to me. As you enter you will see...More

Date of visit: April 2016
3  Thank James V
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June 19, 2018|
Response from CAgirl408 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, In case you did not have it, their website is their name I cannot find deserts, and unfortunately, I cannot remember what I have had there. It is all delicious there though!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$40 - $40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14467 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070-6093
    (3 rd Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Saratoga
  • Phone Number: +1 408-867-5272
  • E-mail
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