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La Fondue

Certificate of Excellence
American, Swiss, European
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14550 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070-6014 (4th)
+1 408-867-3332
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 15:30 - 22:00
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San Jose, California
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place blasts their music so you can't hear yourself talk. You would need to practically scream to the person next to you in order to have a conversation. The food is really nothing to discuss as it is not good. That's my opinion. But their dessert, chocolate fondue, is so awesome. We came as a group and ordered practically... More 

Thank SuzyDough
Newport Beach, California
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167 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place. I always come at least once when I'm in town. I love their huge salads and selections of fondue. If you love cheese and chocolate, you should come here!

Thank jenesaisquoiV
Saratoga, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

La Fondue is an excellent restaurant that we visit for dinner often. We are vegetarians so normally have a 3 course meal; Salad, Cheese Fondue and Chocolate Fondue. All of these are so tasty, well prepared and presented. Very good customer service and care. Recommend this place to everyone for a $$$ dinner for special occasions.

Thank Travelerfrom95070
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is a favorite romantic dinner for us. We have been at least 4 times to celebrate anniversaries, birthdays, and Christmas time with family and friends. Every time we make it a event. Fasting for 75% of the day just so we can enjoy every single bite. This restaurant is definitely an experience like none other. The low lighting keeps... More 

Thank Nicole N
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Atmosphere is cool and interesting. The service was fantastic and the servers worked as a team to make sure you were well taken care of. The food was good but the price is a bit much for what you get. We did the Groupon which is the way to go here and it was so much food and a great... More 

Thank Andrew V
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The restaurant is dark, loud and hard to read & see menu & cook your food. the cuts the meatare too thin.. But nice variety.. Drink at too expensive...

Thank Carlb48
Bedford, New Hampshire, United States
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72 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

OK, there's simply no excuse for a restaurant of this caliber to have dirty menus, dirty stemware, and dirty silverware, yet that is exactly what we got. It literally took our appetites away, and we are by no means clean freaks. The cheese and chocolate fondues themselves were quite good, but we had this gnawing feeling about how it may... More 

Thank Matt P
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180 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This is a most unique dining experience. The décor is an eclectic mix of Asian, European & Byzantine with a little 60's mixed in. The salad was good, but RESIST eating much of it! We ordered La Freak and it is SOOOOO much food! We had the Cajun cheese fondue (delicious!). You grill your own meats. You get a bite... More 

Thank vtowngirl
San Jose, California
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I bought a Groupon for the La freak dinner here for our anniversary. My husband loves trying out different meat and this was the perfect surprise for him. We waited for about 5 minutes more than the reserved time. Once we were seated, the server was prompt to greet us and introduce us to the menu. Then the food started... More 

Thank Roma M
Saratoga, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This is kind of like the melting pot on the upscale side. But different from the melting pot, this one serves many other exotic meat and the quality is finer than the melting pot. They have bison, alligator and other exotic meat. I didn't try it myself because I cannot handle any exotic meat. My son and my hubby did... More 

Thank Jennifer W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
American, Swiss, European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
15:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14550 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070-6014
  • Public Transportation: None
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Saratoga
  • Phone Number: +1 408-867-3332

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