Bazille - Nordstrom Valley Fair

4.6
132 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
This full-service restaurant with a casually sophisticated atmosphere features bistro cuisine and a full bar. Enjoy fresh salads, specialty entrées, signature cocktails, a wine list and housemade desserts.

Bazille is located behind the At Home department on level 3 of Nordstrom at Westfield Valley Fair Mall. The mall is located directly across from Santana Row.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Monday - Friday: 11am - 8:30pm
Saturday: 11am - 8pm
Sunday: 11am - 6pm

Sunset Hours:

Monday - Friday: 3pm-6pm

Holiday Hours:

Nov 21: 10am-9:30pm
Nov 22: Closed
Nov 23: 9am-10pm
Dec 2: 11am-6:30pm
Dec 17: 9am-9:30pm
Dec 18: 9am-9:30pm
Dec 19: 9am-9:30pm
Dec 20: 9am-9:30pm
Dec 21: 8am-10pm
Dec 22: 8am-10pm
Dec 23: 9am-7pm
Dec 24: 8am-5pm
Dec 25: Closed
Dec 26: 8am-10pm
Dec 31: 10am-7pm
Jan 1: 10am-7pm
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Phone number
(408) 261-5787
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Stevens Creek Blvd
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Wine
What 132 People Are Saying
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San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

The food is always fresh and tasty. The chef is creative and always trying to improve his menu.
the service is a little slow on busy weekend.

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W
San Francisco
34 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent salmon salad. Very nice and comfortable. Great service.

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OT
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love their salads!

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D
San Francisco
48 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The only thing I wish Bazille would have is more health soup's. Most of their soups are creamed based. Chicken Noodle, Vegetable would be great! Other than that I love the menu and the restaurant.

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DC
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Bazille at Nordstrom Valley Fair is a step above any restaurant at Valley Fair. Great service, the food is always fresh tasting and the staff know their stuff!! Never a bad experience.

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SM
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

I LOVE this place, I mean, c'mon -- great food inside a Nordstrom with Nordstrom atmosphere! What's not to love?? Well...I would like better kitchen service. For example, I ordered the fabulous mango, avocado and crab salad -- sooo delish! But, the avocado came bruised and bits of brown deep in it. So, for once, I asked the server to have it replaced. It did not come back until I was almost done with the salad. I couldn't wait. I also had to shovel it off my plate onto a side plate the server brought..as if the kitchen did not believe me, when they should have witnessed it to begin with. Then, I got one somewhat similar. It seemed a bit of a joke. I kept it since I don't want to make a fuss, but this meal is not inexpensive either, so I expect regular avocados or if they are not good at the time, a substitute of some seasonal sort.
At any rate, it's still delicious there, way better burger than you'd expect, great kids foods, drinks, etc. Love the mint chocolate (when they have them..) with check is always fun. I will continue to love to go there, just hope for Nordstrom perfection from each staff section in the future! Why not?! :)

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l
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Bazilles is one of our favorites. If I tell my hubby that we can have lunch at Bazille's, he'll actually go shopping with me! And we know how men hate to shop! :-)

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T
San Francisco
34 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

A good place to eat for a lunch or dinner after shopping, it’s located in the mall, the French fries our great!

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T
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My mother and I love coming here for lunch. I always get a salad with a side of their amazing fries. My mom loves the pizza. The service is great, the food comes out pretty quickly, and the overall atmosphere is relaxing.

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A
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 3food 1service 3ambience 4

No options for vegetarians... only a couple of vegetable side dishes, and salads that’s it!! None of their entrees are vegetarians.

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MB
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a great and consistent meal, good and friendly service. Chef Ryan’s menu is fresh, farm to table quality.

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GH
San Francisco
15 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We have dined at Bazelle's many times and we always get excellent servers.

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P
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Didn't even know this place was on the third floor. Quiet yet well maintained. The food was great, but it wasn't expensive, especially considering it's in Nordstrom. I would definitely go again.

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n
San Francisco
20 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great presentation and great service . The cocktails were perfectly delicious

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MB
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always great and pleasant service. Good food, quality consistent

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D
San Francisco
13 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Bazille is a hidden gem. Formally Nordstrom Cafe, this restaurant still has much of the same menu as before but with a more contemporary vibe. The lemonade is freshly made, the bread is fantastic and the entrees are well prepared. My wife and I love bringing our son for a casual yet cozy dinner. The service staff is wonderful and they always make sure our glasses are always full. It's a terrific spot for lunch and dinner.

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J
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic Service and Food. We enjoyed our experience tremendously

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SR
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love coming here when I go to Valley Fair.
It's my favorite place to eat in the mall with my daughter :)
They change the menu here and there and it's always great....the wine by the glass selection is very good.

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CH
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First visit for my guest - food was delicious - it was an all around very pleasurable experience.

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OT
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 3

The hostesses were fantastic, they sat me right away. As a single dinner my only comment is that it would be nice to be out in the main area not put in a corner new a server station or hostess station. The food was AMAZING as always, I’ve been here many many times and the food always exceeds expectations.

Usually the service also exceeds expectations, however, this time around my waitress only checked on me once after I received my food. Then I was left looking for her for over 45min after my dishes and drinks had been taken away. I ended up asking a different waiter for my check. He quickly got it for me but seemed put out by my request. All in all it wasn’t an ideal way to end a meal.

However, I have to say that this is one out of over fifty times in the last few years I have gone to Bastille. It usually doesn’t happen and I know the managers and servers will be more on it in the future!

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S
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistently great high quality food.

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l
San Francisco
50 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and food was very good.

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C
San Francisco
132 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and cocktails and service here are always outstanding.

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d
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

The service was great, but the food has declined. I used to get the seared chicken but it was taken off the main menu and brought back as a seasonal item. As a seasonal item the way they cooked it changed- no more crispy skin or herb butter. Bleck! Also, they didn't offer bread, olives or chocolate sticks at the end. This place has changed for the worse.

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G
San Francisco
75 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I eat here often, dining alone on my way to evening meetings and rehearsals, etc. But this time my wife and I elected to go here together before attending a performance nearby. Fearing it might be crowded, we booked a reservation on OpenTable. Everything we ordered was great, service was good, overall a pleasant experience.

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DH
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 2ambience 3

We waited over 40 minutes for our food. Our server didn’t check up on us or refill our waters. I’ve been here before and it’s never this bad so hopefully it’s just a one off.

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GH
San Francisco
15 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Food was good, service was good but according to Open Table, my reservation is not eligible to earn points. WHY????????????????

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LA
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Whenever I meet my parents at Valley Fair for lunch and shopping we always eat at Bazille. They have a nice variety of California cuisine options, fresh and healthy, and great service!

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SK
San Francisco
19 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Good food, not to noisy - great place to catch up

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OT
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 1ambience 3

When we arri

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TM
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Some recent menu changes were improvements while others were not. We'll still go back, just can't get our favorites any more.

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MP
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Food was excellent.
Would have given the food a five star rating if they hadn’t change the bread pudding.
By changing the size of it the bread pudding was too dense. Then taking away some of the toppings it just was the same.

They should go by the saying

If it isn’t broke don’t fix it

The server Vanessa was friendly and helpful

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OT
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

We love this place but we’ve been disappointed in the menu change (crab stack is different and salmon nicoise no longer offered) and price increase.
I don’t think it will be our go-to easy spot anymore.

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C
San Francisco
20 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My Favorite place to dine we love it and will go out of our way just to go there

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L
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

As always Nordstrom does not disappoint. Food is plentiful, fresh, tasty!!

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C
San Francisco
19 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Favorite place

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OT
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Server was very nice accommodating to special request. The food was very good, from the Lobster Bisque to the Skirt Steak and Crab Mac & cheese to the Creme Brûlée. It was quite and nice but can offer a bit more ambiance. I will definitely go back there.

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F
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 3

ChAnged the menu and hardly no options. The salmon was very fishy and chicken was under cooked. The waitess was great but food has gone down hill.

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JM
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Recent change in menu removed some favorite items. Not pleased.

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NB
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Book Club Dinner - Discussion

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