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Big Basin Cafe

14471 Big Basin Way, Ste C, Saratoga, CA 95070-6182
+1 408-741-1185
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“gelato” (8 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“ice cream” (6 reviews)
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6:30 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
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14471 Big Basin Way, Ste C, Saratoga, CA 95070-6182
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to this place walking around and loved the name of the place and the smell of coffee at the doorway. So I came in and ordered a latte and something sweet to eat. LOVE the coffee. I ended up staying there for a...More

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

In speaking with the owner, I learned that coffee was roasted in the store every Tuesday and Thursday and during the weekend when needed. Their neans are imported regularly so do not get stale. Costa Rica medium is sweet- you don't even need sugar. Thru...More

Thank LydiaK313
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I like independent coffee shops like this one. However, the staff turnover is significant and as result, service can be variable. They have a range of coffees that are quite good - also cakes, cookies, sandwiches, breakfast, etc. Some of the furniture is a bit...More

Thank ronlZ9377WI
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I think they better just stick to desserts and coffee. I had a dry turkey sandwich with no condiments. It was not cheap either. The place is cute but very unkept and sort of dirty. Looks like a bunch of teenagers are running the joint...More

Thank boobot1
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

A bit of a wait in line, but the Milano mocha is great! Less impressed with the food so I'll just stick to the caffeine next time.

Thank Desiree R
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Came by on a Saturday afternoon and had an amazing flat white coffee - second to none - 5 star. Returned for the same experience a week later, with a breakfast, and had a 0 star experience - rubbish coffee and a barely average breakfast....More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Great atmosphere, great coffee and snacks, typically much more peaceful than the cramped, overcrowded Starbucks down the street.

Thank tom2571
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Big Basin Cafe This quaint little cafe is just the right place for breakfast, lunch, coffee, tea, and dessert. It has indoor and outdoor seating. There is quite a variety of foods for breakfast and lunch. The food is delicious!!They also have an extensive tea...More

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Great coffee, terrific atmosphere located in the heart of Saratoga. Bring the family, stroll the neighborhood and enjoy!

Thank duckless56
Reviewed 11 July 2017

You order at the counter and then pick up your breakfast. We had avocado toast with eggs and it was just fine. Nice place to sit outside & watch the exhausted bicyclists come in from riding Hwy 9.

Thank Kiragogo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14471 Big Basin Way, Ste C, Saratoga, CA 95070-6182
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Saratoga
  • Phone Number: +1 408-741-1185
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