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“Friendly casual cafe!”
Review of Big Basin Cafe

Big Basin Cafe
Ranked #9 of 69 Restaurants in Saratoga
Restaurant details
Saratoga, California
Level 5 Contributor
97 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Friendly casual cafe!”
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Great café! From ice-creams, to coffee to lunch, they serve it all and it is very good. Great little outside seating area and comfy sofas inside.

  • Visited February 2014
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English first
Silverthorne, Colorado
Level 6 Contributor
169 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Nice place for lunch”
Reviewed 26 October 2013

A nice assortment of quiches and basic lunch sandwiches, good breads, and good desserts. Excellent value for what you get; friendly service; and a nice patio for an outside lunch. I don't know what more you could ask for.

  • Visited October 2013
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Fullerton, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Restaurant Review”
Reviewed 7 September 2013

We had a great breakfast at Big Basin Cafe. The atmosphere was great -- people with pets could sit outside. The coffee was excellent and the food was great too.

Visited August 2013
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Thank 4Mac4
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Harrison Township, Michigan
Level 6 Contributor
123 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Worst gelato ever”
Reviewed 14 August 2013

I can only review this place on the gelato, which was so bad, we couldn't even finish it. Seemed to be short staffed, the tables weren't cleaned and the clerk seemed harried. Don't waste your money on this terrible gelato.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank ivytiger
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Saratoga, California
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great neighborhood coffee shop”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Just a great little neighborhood coffee shop. The owner (Elsa) is very friendly, and is always there with a smile. The place is also dog-friendly -- several tables outside, water dish, dog treats on hand.
They also have really good pastries and gelato. And for the low-carb/gluten-free crowd, the almond flour waffles are excellent.
Plus, they are open late, and are part of the community. Definitely recommended.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Ken A
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