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La Mere Michelle

14467 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070-6093
+1 408-867-5272
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“onion soup” (3 reviews)
“duck breast” (3 reviews)
“escargot” (2 reviews)
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
14467 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070-6093
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

1  Thank CAgirl408
Reviewed 15 October 2017

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

1  Thank maninthewoods
Reviewed 27 August 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.

1  Thank roshlyn
Reviewed 26 June 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

1  Thank DigitalRabbit
Reviewed 1 October 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

1  Thank LoveSF91
Reviewed 13 September 2016

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

1  Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 29 April 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

3  Thank James V
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Unfortunately, our experience at this restaurant was poor. The building and decor are very dated and unattractive. You encounter an unpleasant musty odor when entering. We were sat by the host, who may be the owner, in the front room along the street as the...More

3  Thank Cruzrad
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We went there for our anniversary and were a little surprised when we walked in. The decor was dated but the bad part stopped there. We were greeted and seated within minutes and the entire experience was amazing. Like the decor, the service was also...More

2  Thank Dhanap
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Been coming here since the 70's. This is a genuine Parisian neighborhood restaurant; you'll feel like you're a couple blocks off the L'étoile enjoying a typical leisurely Parisian evening out. You'll be served well prepared regional classic French cuisine, complimented by impeccable service. Quaint, cozy...More

3  Thank GrodTzu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$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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