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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
11:30 - 21:30
Closed now
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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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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Stop first at the Big Basin Tasting room and pick up a bottle (or two) of Grizzly or Odeon, or if you prefer, one of their super yummy Pinot Noirs. Then enjoy the home-like atmosphere and fantastic menu at Bella Saratogas!

Thank James L
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

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 

Thank Jerry C
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

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 

Thank Liz C
Monterey, California
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 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

Thank lizclark100
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253 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 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 

Thank TJFLG42
Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

Thank patto1208
Lincoln, California
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 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 

Thank David L
Los Gatos
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478 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 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 

Thank dhen
Palo Alto, California
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346 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
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.

Thank Sharon L
Saratoga, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 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...

Thank Adventuring-Annie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
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?