Three Degrees - Los Gatos
140 South Santa Cruz Avenue
Los Gatos, CA 95030Neighborhood:
CalifornianPrice: $30 and under
Three Degrees - Los Gatos
- Dining Style: Casual Elegant
- Website: http://www.tollhousehotel.com/
- Phone: 4088841054x
- Hours of Operation:
Monday – Saturday: Breakfast 6:30am – 11:00am, Dinner 5:00pm to 10:00pm, Sunday: Breakfast 6:30am – 11:00am, Dinner 3:00pm – 10:00pm
- Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
- Cuisine: American, Californian, Contemporary American
- Executive Chef: Eduardo Macotto
- Dress Code: Casual Dress
- Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
- Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
- Private Party Facilities: Our Private Dining Rooms Can accommodate up to 85 guests for your next Business Meeting or Special Occasion.
- Private Party Contact: Jennifer Barbosa (408)884-1044x
- Entertainment: "$4-$6-$7" Social Hour offered daily 3:30pm-6:30pm. Live music on Thursday nights 6:30pm-9:30pm.
A word from Three Degrees - Los Gatos
Three Degrees, located in the beautiful town of Los Gatos, is a casual yet elegant contemporary restaurant, specializing in the best local California cuisine. Chef Albert Nguyen-Phuoc incorporates the finest in fresh ingredients into the majority of his dishes. The extensive wine list is locally focused and features a number of selections from top wineries in the surrounding areas. Attentiveness and recognition is at the core of the restaurant's service standards as the pleasant staff is there to meet your every need. Enjoy our new menus in addition to our new "$5-$6-$7" Social Hour offered daily 3pm-7pm. The outdoor heated patio is available year round to enjoy anything from a glass of wine to a full course meal. For special occasions we have a beautiful Private Dining Room that seats up to 40 people.Continued
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Three Degrees - Los Gatos reviews from OpenTable diners
7 reviews since May 23, 2014
- Ambiance3.9Noise LevelModerate
late-night find (5)good for groups (3)special occasion (3)neighborhood gem (3)great for brunch (2)fit for foodies (2)great for outdoor dining (2)romantic (2)great for lunch (2)notable wine list (2)hot spot (1)vibrant bar scene (1)kid-friendly (1)Show More
- Its a Hotel Restaurant & BarShockVIPDined on 11/16/2012For what it is, its pretty good. Definitely caters to the hotel crowd, not a lot of hipsters or young people in general are going to find this place, which is too bad since the food is quite good, if fairly pedestrian. The wine & cocktails did not wow us. My spouse's cocktail was interesting looking, but "she's had better". The wines are all local almost exclusively Santa Cruz Mtns and mostly Santa Clara Valley winemakers. I like these options, but they are more hit-or-miss. My sparkling wine was a miss, all on the winemaker; but I would have hoped the server might steer me away from that. Try Three Degrees for a drink by the fire pits outdoors on a nice summer evening.Special Features:
- Highly RecommededExnerfanDined on 11/14/2012Enjoyed another outstanding meal. The boneless beef ribs are their specialty, and I can honestly say I've never had better anywhere else. And the portions and prices are perfect. The staff are all friendly and helpful, and they work hard to keep everyone happy. The bar can get very loud when there are large groups, but otherwise the ambiance is relaxed and serene.Special Features:
- We asked to have a table inOpenTable Diner Since 2012Dined on 8/14/2012We asked to have a table in a quiet are , as we had two hearing impaired persons in our group. Special care was given in selecting an appropriate table. Staff was very attentive and service was outstanding. The food was was delicious and presentation inviting. All in all a very enjoyable experience.Special Features:
- We loved our lunch at ThreeOpenTable Diner Since 2011Dined on 8/12/2012We loved our lunch at Three Degrees! The food was delicious and the service was fabulous! The people in charge of marketing Three Degrees should amp it up. The place was basically empty on a Sunday at 11:00 a.m., and Three Degrees is too good to be empty. The specials are great, and the happy hour menu looks fabulous. We're going to grab a group of friends and head over there for Happy Hour one night.Special Features:
- Beautiful plafe to dineOpenTable Diner Since 2009Dined on 7/28/2012We enjoyed our evening immensely! The food was yummy, especially, the Ahi steak, and well presented. The atmosphere was terrific as was our server. We were there to celebrate a birthday and would highly recommend it to anyone wanting a lovely night out, especially if you would like to eat outdoors!!Special Features:
- quiet place to eat. we eatHungryDined on 7/15/2012quiet place to eat. we eat breakfast/brunch here as it is quiet and clean. food is fine, nothing of note.
- Our experience dining outsideOpenTable Diner Since 2008Dined on 7/6/2012Our experience dining outside on a quite evening was marvelous, just the right setting for pleasant conversation with friendsThe service was good and the waiters tried to be responsive, answering questions and catering to special needs. At times, though, it was a trifle slow. The food was seasoned beautifully and the soup was wonderful. For the most part, everything was well prepared and of good quality. However, the New York steak, while flavorful, was tough and had a lot of waste. Overall, the dining experience was pleasant and relaxing. I would gladly return.Special Features:
- Great patio setting for aDinerFromCADined on 6/15/2012Great patio setting for a group of 6! Service was very attentive and Hector's menu recommendations were spot on. Menu offered a good variety and no one in our party was disappointed. We will definitely be back!Special Features:
- We were a party of 6 lookingOpenTable Diner Since 2006Dined on 6/1/2012We were a party of 6 looking for a nice place to dine where we could actually talk and catch up with each other. It was a Friday night in Los Gatos in early June and it can be tough to find a place like this for 6! It turned out to be just perfect. The food was really good, the price was a great value for the quality, the service was excellent. Both the hostess and our waiter were top notch and made us feel so welcomed. We sat inside, which has an inviting ambience and was pretty quiet. There was a big wedding rehearsal dinner out on the patio (which is lovely, I'd come back just to try eating out there next time). If you want a nice dinner in Los Gatos and you've never tried this place - give it a shot. It's in the Toll House Hotel.Special Features:
- DisappointedOpenTable Diner Since 2005Dined on 5/13/2012Went there for Mother's Day breakfast at 9 am before the large buffet brunch they had planned for later. Seemed understaffed. Had to wait a while before ordering and also a wait for food. The waiter was nice/efficient but seemed stretched too thin and couldn't give us the proper attention. My breakfast burrito plate arrived luke warm so it wasn't as tasty as it could have been. Had to ask for coffee refills.
- We were very disappointedHowardDined on 4/29/2012We were very disappointed with the food and the service. We do not plan to return. Since it wasn't very crowded, others must feel the same way.
- Great menu served cold!OpenTable Diner Since 2011Dined on 4/8/2012Great food list but food was cold and was not not all you can drink champagne brunch, for price quoted.Special Features:
- Great Easter brunch menu.OpenTable Diner Since 2006Dined on 4/8/2012Great Easter brunch menu. Service was slow and not very responsive.
- Service was terrible. It tookOpenTable Diner Since 2012Dined on 2/14/2012Service was terrible. It took 40 minutes to get a water refill at one point and asking for extra plates multiple times still resulted in no plates being brought. The food was delicious though.
- Went there on Valentine'sXtinesDined on 2/14/2012Went there on Valentine's Day. It wasn't crowded at all but the service was terrible. Food was mediocre.
- Typical hotel restaurant forOpenTable Diner Since 2006Dined on 2/14/2012Typical hotel restaurant for our area. Menu tries to impress but is falls short of very good. Best dish we had was the local sea bass.Special Features:
- horrible floral smelllockjaw1VIPDined on 2/14/2012There was a horrible smell in the restaurant that was so bad I could hardly taste the food on Valentines Day. I noticed that some sort of air freshener system was in the ladies room and then after that was also in the hallway next to the entrance to the restaurant. Turns out, the elevator smelled of oil or whatever so bad that they tried to disguise that odor with this horrible floral smell. I don't know how the help could stand to stay inside the building. I will never go back.
- We did have a nice Valentine'sOpenTable Diner Since 2011Dined on 2/14/2012We did have a nice Valentine's dinner. Place was crowded and service was a little slow I am sure due to the number of patrons (every table was taken). We are planning to come back again on another night.Special Features:
- This is a casual hotel/barOpenTable Diner Since 2005Dined on 2/13/2012This is a casual hotel/bar dining place. If you are hungry and just want to have a drink and a bite to eat, this is the place. For special occasion, I would not recommended this place.Special Features:
- Early Valentine's Dinner!OpenTable Diner Since 2012Dined on 2/12/2012We decided to have early Valentines dinner on Sunday. Since Valentines falls on Tuesday when we both have to work during the week. They had a special Valentines menu and regular menu to choose from. We were seated right away, made reservation on line the day before. This was both of our fist time visiting. We found advertisement with menu on line attracted us to want to try this restaurant. We started with bread sticks, w/cheese, pesto, balsamic vinegar dip. Then order dozen oysters on the half shell. (Which every oyster was perfect in taste). Jason enjoyed the Stella Beer with his meal. Then we ordered the sweet potatoes fries, with a chipolte barbecue sweet sauce, fresh taste. Jason and I both were attracted to same top sirloin sSpecial Features:
- We have been to Three DegreesSuZQDined on 2/12/2012We have been to Three Degrees a few times, and always find it to be good. It is never crowded, has a varied menu selection, with nice appetizer choices (we always order the mac and cheese, and artichoke), and great selections for entrees. Since we have meat, poultry, and fish eaters in our group, everyone is very happy. The meals are presented well, and the wait staff is attentive. The wine selection is good, and the desserts are decadent. This is a great place to take someone special or even a business associate, as the room is nicely furnished in a formal-like way, yet the prices are reasonable. One of our family's favorite places to go ~Special Features:
- Casual dining in a Hotel lobbyOpenTable Diner Since 2006Dined on 1/19/2012Casual dining in a Hotel lobby setting. Food was very good and reasonably priced.Special Features:
- What was supposed to be ChristmasOpenTable Diner Since 2011Dined on 12/25/2011What was supposed to be Christmas dinner, actually turned out to be Christmas Brunch. When the reservation was made, I confirmed with the restaurant and it was not disclosed that it was a brunch. Non the less, We were the last seating and clearly, they couldnt wait for us to leave. They reminded us serveral times that we were the last seating and hurried us out so that they could set up for the dinner that started at 4pm. On top of that, the ham was dry and cold along with the other dishes. We were not offered a drink of any kind (we had to ask for water). Had we been offered a glass of champagne or a mimosa, it would have more that made up for the scheduling snaffu.
- Two things stand out, firstOpenTable Diner Since 2005VIPDined on 12/16/2011Two things stand out, first it seems the restaurant changed the furniture and chairs or someting. Doesn't feel like a higher end dinner place anymore. Second, the food was mediocre. My wife's steak was essentially flavorless and my chicken was a bit overcooked. Our waiter was great though.
- Three Degrees of ConnectionDrHowFunVIPDined on 11/29/2011Connected with some friends from out of town for an evening together and Three Degrees was the perfect fit. Great atmosphere to talk and catch up on life! Food was very good - especially the Short Ribs - melt in your mouth. Hector was a great waiter; knowledgable, attentive, hospitable - we connected with him immediately. Recommend it highly.Special Features:
- Found the restaurant on Opentable.cOpenTable Diner Since 2007Dined on 11/26/2011Found the restaurant on Opentable.com and took a chance. It's actually located inside the Toll House Hotel. It was relatively quiet for a Saturday night after a holiday with about 6 groups. They have a nice lounge area which looks like a good spot for happy hour. The food was delish....we order salad and soup and all 3 of us ordered the short ribs with a side of mac and cheese. The ribs were awesome....so tender and were accompanied by fluffy mashed potatoes and asparagus. Our dessert was the only so-so...we ordered the bananas foster and although the bananas had a good flavor, they weren't flambe'd which was a shame since the crunchiness is the best part of that dessert. Would definitely go back!Special Features:
- Great food and great valueExnerfanDined on 11/26/2011I've eaten here a number of times, and the food has always been excellent. Of special note is the boneless beef ribs. Holy cow, they were extraordinarily tender and flavorful. Also, the butter lettuce salad is amazing. The pear strips are juicy and sweet, and the salad dressing is great with the sweet tender butter lettuce. Also really good: NY steak and the pork chop. Service can be spotty sometimes, but I've never had what I would call poor service. And the less than great servers do seem to be trying hard. Ambiance has been relatively quiet and serene when I've been there, and the prices are quite reasonable for the quality of food they serve. If you dine during happy hour, some dishes are half off.
- "first-class" food in Los GatosDiva1Dined on 10/26/2011Although the specials were exceptional, we found the menu very limited: We would have liked to have had more variety overall. The restaurant itself was small but intimate. The outdoor seating would be great during the summer. As far as the food, we loved everything we tried, but having a burger on the menu next to all of the more refined dishes seemed like a disconnect, as well as offering collard greens & roasted Brussels Sprouts as "small plates". These seemed more like side dishes to us but we had no clue what they would be paired with. On the plus side, the wine list was impressive. We tried a Grenache from Spain with our Pork Loin dinner that was a great pairing.Special Features:
- The food is mediocre and bland,OpenTable Diner Since 2007Dined on 10/2/2011The food is mediocre and bland, but the price is wonderful because they are running a happy hour half price special on certain food items. Skip the dessert, you can make a better dessert at home. I use this restaurant as a backup if I feel too lazy to cook at home, for 2 adults, you can walk away within $30 including tips and tax on a full stomach, so I won't complain much. But would I come here at double the price? NO.Special Features:
- PRIME TIMEOpenTable Diner Since 2012Dined on 10/2/2011PATIO WAS DOG-FRIENDLY - GOOD MOVE. There was no one to greet us at the reception area - had to ask the hotel front desk what was happening. The outdoor tables were not set for arriving guests;we asked twice for utensils. Waiters were kind but appeared to be frenzied and confused about their jobs i.e. hospitality. There were also no plants, flowers and other points of interest to make the patio feel outdoors - as if the place was not quite ready to be open and the employees no trained in food service. Food was very good and prices were great. The no-view patio needs fountains, vegetation, color, caged birds - anything to enhance its "patio" claim.Special Features:
- First time visiting, was pleasantlyFoodieVIPDined on 10/1/2011First time visiting, was pleasantly surprised, food and service for the pricing was awesome, will come back again!Special Features:
- A wedding was going on soOpenTable Diner Since 2011Dined on 10/1/2011A wedding was going on so we weren't able to sit outside on the patio. Due to the Happy Hour and the bar's proximity to the dining area it got a little loud. No specials, but the fish we ordered was very good. Couldn't customize your meal too much, but the waiter was attentive in handling my special needs of no salt, sauce, etc. It was a good place to meet up with friends but I think I would try other restaurants in the area before returning.
- Nice menu selections, greatOpenTable Diner Since 2011Dined on 9/22/2011Nice menu selections, great happy hour specials, nice quite location. Enjoyed our visit very much.Special Features:
- Note: piano is Italian for 'soft!'OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIPDined on 9/16/2011The food and wait staff were quite good, but the pianist played WAY too loudly. I'm a music professional so I'm aware of the levels that music should be played for various contexts. When people are in a restaurant, they want their music to be soft in order to provide ambiance while allowing conversation. We were a group of just six, but a lot of our conversation had to be repeated due to the loud piano playing. We were relieved when he went on break.Special Features:
- I was not satified with theOpenTable Diner Since 2004Dined on 9/4/2011I was not satified with the food or the service. Food was bland. Waiter had no knowledge of Happy Hour menu and were were charged full price for items we had asked if it was included with the discounted price. I will not eat here again.
- We went for ladies night onOpenTable Diner Since 2011Dined on 8/31/2011We went for ladies night on a Wed. The food was pretty good but not great. We appreciated the half price menue for food and cocktails. It was busy so the service was slow.Special Features:
- Great food, quiet and greatOpenTable Diner Since 2006Dined on 8/27/2011Great food, quiet and great service. Was told you can go there and there's usually a band some nights in the central foyer.
- Good overallOpenTable Diner Since 2011VIPDined on 8/21/2011First ever visit to Three Degrees one evening. Sat outside which was nice. More quiet than most other restaurants. The menu is interesting but not outstanding. I had the pulled pork sandwich which was good. My companion had the salmon, which she also said was good. I inquired about the beers on draft and was told the Gordon Biersch was dark. It was a light lager, but I kept it anyway. My companion had a glass of champagne. The cost was about $60 including tip for the evening - which I think is quite reasonable especially for Los Gatos. Overall a good place but nothing outstanding or exceptional. Good food, decent service and good value for the money, especially in Los Gatos.
- Good casual-not classy restaurant.OpenTable Diner Since 2011Dined on 8/20/2011The website needs to be updated. The pictures show white tablecloths suggesting a more upscale ambiance but, alas no tablecloths. Several items on the web menu were not on the real menu. We brought special 'celebrity' friends who had just arrived from LA and wanted to treat them to a nice upscale restaurant which Three Degrees was not. We would go back but only if we wanted casual dining.
- Good dinner with the in-lawsOpenTable Diner Since 2011Dined on 8/14/2011This was a great place to take the in-laws. The menu had nice salads for someone eating light, good steak for the dad, a good vegetarian entree, and chicken for me. Sunday pm happy hour was a great deal! We dined on the patio. Altho it just looks into the hotel courtyard and doesn't have much of a view, it was pretty with white lights in the evening and very pleasant. My roasted chicken was well matched with yummy garlic mashed potatoes. The vegetables in garlic were tasty, altho the green beans were still too crisp for my taste. They brought a piece of chocolate mousse cake for the birthday girl, which we shared and enjoyed. Staff were pretty attentive, including the hostess who walked by a couple times and took care of requests.Special Features: