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Bella Saratoga

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14503 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070-6011 (Saratoga Sunnyvale Rd.)
+1 408-741-5115
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11:30 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Obviously Saratoga is an upscale Village in Silicon Valley. So expect upscale pricing for any meal at any restaurnat in Saratoga. Bella has really good Italian food in a really warm, your mother's old home, type setting. They serve all the usual pasta, pizza, fish and meat dishes. There were no daily specials offered the day that we dined there.... More 

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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After walking around Saratoga prior to a concert up at Villa Montalvo, we saw this charming yellow Victorian and reviewed the menu. We took a chance and were glad we did. My boyfriend was SO happy with his salmon ravioli, and I loved my perfect carpaccio and bruchetta. The service was friendly and fast, and the interior is like walking... More 

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Thank Liz C
Monterey, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a reservation elsewhere in town, but walking by this lovely oder home we couldn't resist checking it out. The minute you walk in you are enclosed by warm old wood walls and a sense of returning to your grandmother's living room.s ..but updated. The menu i

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California
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243 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

One of my grand daughters, whose birthday this year fell on the day after Thanksgiving, wanted to celebrate her twelfth birthday at a "fancy restaurant". I chose Bella Saratoga. Our party consisted of my wife and myself, my grand daughter's aunt and her two children and my grand daughters uncle, his wife and two adult children. While the restaurant is... More 

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Thank TJFLG42
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

After reading the reviews maybe I expected too much. But they were not busy and the food was good for a mall type restaurant. The saltimbocca and scallopini were both too salty , the coffee cold and service slow☹️ Really wanted this too be great.

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Lincoln, California
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

We had our traditional Christmas Eve dinner at Bella Saratoga for the first time. We were seated promptly in the dining room which is the old front room of a very old Victorian house. Our table location is reson the reason for the 4 stars. The tables were packed VERY close to each other. And, of course, there were a... More 

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Thank David L
Los Gatos
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Had lunch as a group of four and we all loved the dining experience. We ate lunch upstairs and had the large dining area all to ourselves! The historic house has porch tables (with heaters) and downstairs options in addition to the upstairs. The menu is fairly extensive with lots of options. Three had pasta dishes and one had a... More 

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Thank dhen
Palo Alto, California
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120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

There were 7 of us and, judging from their plates afterwards, they thoroughly enjoyed their meal. Two of us had the Cobb Salad, one had the Sole, and the others had Pasta dishes. The restaurant is located in the middle of the village of Saratoga, so it is always a pleasant experience to walk around afterwards to window shop.

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Thank Sharon L
Saratoga, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Have fun al fresco with Bella Saratoga outside or in. Great for lunch with girlfriends, too. I've been more times than I can count...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

What better place for a summer dinner on the patio? Bella Saratoga - both the venue and the food has gone through several iterations. And it's still good. Saturday evening guitarist serenade. Pretty much everyone has the cioppino. Key Lime pie was the best ever. We all lived happily ever after.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14503 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070-6011
    (Saratoga Sunnyvale Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Saratoga
  • Phone Number: +1 408-741-5115

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