Bella Saratoga

4.6
1398 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
We are open for patio dining or pick up! You can order and pay through our website for pick up, or get delivery through DOORDASH, GRUBHUB and UBER EATS! Thank You for your support! Bella Saratoga! About our Restaurant. A romantic Victorian house with intimate indoor and outdoor dining in the heart of Saratoga Village. We feature bountiful portions of award winning pastas, the freshest fish, filet mignon, thin crust pizzas, and homemade deserts with fine wines and cocktails. Stop by for Lunch or weekend Brunch on the way to the Santa Cruz mountains or for dinner before the shows at Villa Montalvo, the Mountain Winery, or the Flint Center. Saratoga, the center of arts and culture, is conveniently located off Highway 85.
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DanielH
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Enjoyed eating outside on the patio area inside the sidewalk and not on the park-let. Like that there were numerous tables on the Patio. Only our second meal that hasn’t been take-out over this past year. Partially shaded and tables well separated. Though all the tables were occupied, it was a quiet environment. Service and food were up to the usual standards when we have previously dined here over the years. Couldn’t have been happier with our “dining out” experience!

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Myers
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We celebrated our sons birthday here for dinner after baseball. Our Waiter ( he was also the bartender) was very friendly and food was delicious! They forgot our bay shrimp on the salad but that was okay. Love the patio and heat lamps. Chocolate Decadence for dessert is the ultimate!

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tchris
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our first time eating at Bella Saratoga and it was wonderful!

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Stimpy
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Food was pretty good, maybe I should have ordered something different. Nice outdoor terrance. Not Michelin-star stuff, but no regrets, would go back, happy to have them i our neighbourhood!

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JudyB
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first lunch outing after we had completed our Covid vaccinations. We were very pleased with the spacing of the tables and felt quite safe. The service and food were as exceptional as I had remembered.

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vipJohnL
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

First venture in public dining. Felt safe. Food and service were very good

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Fab4
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Easter brunch, food all handmade and delicious.

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vipErinD
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another wonderful special dinner at Bella, they make you feel like family.

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ChrisS
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service. Great outdoor seating and very nice acoustic guitar at dinner

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vipSusan
San Francisco
20 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Salmon salad was very nice. Outdoor patio was pleasant and we had an umbrella so we all had shade.

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LaverneN
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Unfortunately, they were understaffed and the poor waiters couldn't possibly keep up.

The restaurant has been a good standby over the years and I hope they will be able
to stay in business.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was outstanding as well the food

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Gladys
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service: Awesome! Food: Awesome! Atmosphere: Awesome! We will be sure to tell friends and family! We will surely dine here again! Thank Bella Saratoga for a wonderful evening!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Family Sunday brunch !

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LaurelV
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Great service, yummy food, just didn’t feel luxurious; maybe it’s Covid and the paper menus, or maybe it was because I’ve never eaten here during the day light but it lacked an ambience. Service and food were amazing as usual.

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vipmikenpam
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful, personalized service and excellent food. Bella Saratoga is our favorite spot in Saratoga.

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vipgordonp
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

We enjoyed a lovely, delicious meal with attentive service and decent pricing. It was so nice sitting outside on the patio and they had plenty of heaters when it got cooler.

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NikkiS
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Charming outdoor terrace! Very nice waitstaff. Excellent bread. Gnocchi was good, short ribs and the other pasta we tried were underwhelming. I think some new recipes would improve things a lot!

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DanS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Place and great food. Love the outdoor dining experience.

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AndreaM
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service are excellent but the wine is super expensive!!!!

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RenjieW
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall3food5service3ambience5

Appetizer serves fast and delicious. However, the main course serves too late while not as good as the appetizer.

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Fjsn
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were in the mood for something different and remembered dining al fresco here pre pandemic!
We were greeted by Ruben who from start to finish took excellent care of us!
We enjoyed some bubbly under a canopy on their patio while listening to some quiet jazz in the background, and savored their fresh baked focaccia with a yummy slightly spicy butter.
Our order was fried calamari, grilled chicken with avocado sandwich and an eggplant parmigiana with marinara sandwich, all very yummy and portions were generous!

We will be back!

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vipScarlet
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service. Delicious food. I love the variety in the menu and the outdoor dining area was nice out in the sun.

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vipJamesM372
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Haven't been there in years. It was absolutely delicious!

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vipElaineO
San Francisco
51 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Met up with a friend during Covid, and we were seated outside on the deck. Our waiter was great, very friendly and accommodating. We each ordered some wine, and great food. I had veal scallopine, and my friend had chicken and prawn marsala. Both were tasty, and brought out fairly quickly. We stayed for a few hours to catch up on everything, and enjoyed some more wine. We were never rushed, and really enjoyed our lunch and visit.

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Shae
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Love the starter bread. Everything we ordered tasted good. Arugula salad and tiramisu are a must try!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Food and service were wonderful

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The salmon ravioli was out of this world. Super romantic. It was the perfect way to spend Valentine’s Day!

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vipcheapoYromantico
San Francisco
63 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Service was excellent, EXCEPT that when I ordered decaf coffee, an assistant server brought me full-caf. As soon as he set down, I said "That's decaf, right?" And he said "Sorry" and took the coffee away. 30 seconds later he returned with what looked like the exact same mug & saucer (usually decaf will have a doily or different cup) so I repeated "This one is decaf?" And he mumbled something as he walked away.

I was awake until 3:30am!!! And this was an early dinner- we were home before 7pm.

PLEASE QUOTE THE PRICE OF "SPECIALS" WITHOUT ME HAVING TO ASK AND LOOK LIKE A CHEAPSKATE!

Gorgonzola salad was excellent; we split it and it was plenty. Salmon Ravioli was good, too. The Bone-in Ribeye Special was...meh. It was gristle-y and fatty. Fingerling potatoes had little flavor.

We like Bella Saratoga, but this was not up to their high standards.

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vipJeffreyD
San Francisco
33 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Valentines Day

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Roys
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time and really enjoyed our dinner. It was romantic and the food was delicious!

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Literally THE BEST MEAL we have had in almost a year.

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LovelyRestaurant
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best restaurants I've ever been to. My husband and I had a wonderful anniversary dinner together after my parents went for their anniversary and recommended it to us. The food was delicious and the service was top notch. I plan to go back again as soon as possible.

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CraigS
Orange County
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Awesome experience - wonderful food and service...

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vipMarie
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Food, live music and Service was great. It was a chilly night and we were sharing one heater with two other tables 6 feet away...so dress appropriately.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Really nice evening to celebrate our anniversary. The wait staff were excellent- attentive, engaging, and anticipated our needs. Food was great, especially the bread pudding!! Recommend the eggplant parm for sure.

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Spinmom
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for my husband’s birthday wanting to try a new restaurant. It exceeded our expectations.

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vipStuW
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Good lunch in a nice weather

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Met friends for brunch. Nice outdoor seating and the food was great. I’ll definitely visit again.

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CherylC
Tahoe
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

We went here on our first date a year ago and now that we are married this is our place! We try to eat here once a month or so and Rigo has become our favorite waiter. The food is great, priced right, and the ambience and guitarist are fabulous. We love how they've handled the protocols due to Covid and that they aren't too overzealous, while being safe. Highly recommend this quaint place!

FAQs

Bella Saratoga offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (408) 741-5115.

Bella Saratoga is rated 4.6 stars by 1398 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.