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La Fondue

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American, Swiss, European
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14550 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070-6014 (4th)
+1 408-867-3332
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17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 15:30 - 22:00
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California
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165 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Thank vtowngirl
San Jose, California
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Thank Roma M
Saratoga, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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Thank Jennifer W
San Jose, California
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339 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

This restaurant is unique and definitely a special occasion restaurant. It is very pricey, especially for fondue. The menu is somewhat complicated, but the waiter will help you decipher it. The predinner salads are huge and there's lots of dinner choices including kangaroo and buffalo meats. They were very busy over the holiday and service was very poor. Water glasses... More 

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1 Thank 2butterfly
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

From the moment you walk in to the moment you walk out I guerantee you will have a smile on your face. The service was great and the food was finominal. My boyfriend and I went for dinner time last week and everything was delicious. Be prepared to cook your own meats. The chocolate fondue was to die for. Simply... More 

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Thank Zenia M
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We went for my birthday. The decor is eclectic. Large print wall paper in various themes, huge shaded chandeliers, skull candle holders, fringe curtains everywhere make for a neat but unrelaxing place. Its weird. The menu is VERY confusing, It had been a while since we had been there but we thought we knew what we were doing. You can't... More 

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1 Thank Janet C
Saratoga, California
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72 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Fondue is so much fun, but it gets so expensive when they tally up the dishes. If you want to feel full, it will cost more than you think. I feel it's over priced.

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1 Thank Cathy S
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Yes, La Fondue is pricey. Yes, it takes a while for you to get through your meal. Yes, the decor inside is dark and, in my opinion anyway, it could stand to be remodeled a bit. But... it's still worth the time and money to go at least once a year. I think part of the reason for the higher... More 

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Thank Vicky P
grass valley
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Six to sixty (?) types of meet, cheeses and Chocalate available on master menu. Very busy loud restaurant yet comfortable in your eating area. Servers and staff are efficient, fast moving and excellent. Costs are up there!

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San Jose, CA
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104 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Cuisine
American, Swiss, European
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
15:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14550 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070-6014
    (4th)
  • Public Transportation: None
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Saratoga
  • Phone Number: +1 408-867-3332

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