Bella Saratoga

4.6
1439 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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ShannonJ
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food3service3ambience4

Great ambience here but the food is mediocre for the price you pay. Service started out pretty slow when we were one of only two families in the entire restaurant. It did pick up eventually. Overall a decent Italian restaurant but nothing too out of the ordinary!

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Slosgatos
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice and service was great. Food was very good.

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Philip
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall2food4service1ambience3

Service was awful, we had to asked for a server to help us the waiter was rude, when I asked for a different type of pasta they didn't have, we had to ask for our check twice, in all we had three different servers, who didn't know what the others were doing the food was good, but we'll never return.

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vipBarnismom
San Francisco
31 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

I’ve walked by many times thinking I should try this place...Mother’s Day was that opportunity!

We loved the location & the guitarist an added plus. I ordered the Shellfish Salad & my husband the Linguine Forests. Also included was a fruit plate & cinnamon rolls!

The service was above average & a must are the desserts! We want to come back for dinner!

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GaryW
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food4service4ambience5

This was our first time to visit. Mother's Day Sunday brunch. Online reservations were very easy. We were seated within a couple minutes of arriving. Service was good, though we were overlooked at the start. I commented and all was made well from there. The staff was friendly and accommodating, especially in light of the holiday. My wife had the frittata, and I had the chicken omelette. Both were tasty and well prepared. The cinnamon rolls were a pleasant surprise. Delicious. We were seated next to the musician and enjoyed his selections. The music was not too loud and didn't affect our conversation. The value seemed exceptional, being reasonably priced on one of the busiest days of the year. A very satisfactory visit and we will be back. Highly recommended.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Being Mother’s Day we had to wait for our reserved table.
There were tables away from the restaurant next to the street where we sat, protected by a barrier and umbrella for shade.
I liked the privacy from other diners, but Big Basin was very busy with cars and motorcycles.
The food made up for it.
Everything was delicious!

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AndreaS
Central Coast
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our Mothers Day brunch was fantastic. Service was friendly. We really enjoyed the guitarist music.
Everything was spot on!

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OpenTable Diner
Central Coast
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mother’s Day

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Bicus
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

We enjoyed taking dinner at Bella Saratoga .
Good food and ambience entertained by a good guitarist.
Even the table was not the best one, staying in the way of waiters, it doesn't change the overall good impression.

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JackG
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were a bit too close to the guitar player. He was great but had an amplifier which made the music a bit loud.

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Goodtimes
Philadelphia
17 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ambiance with live guitarist. Very knowledgeable waitstaff. Friendly service

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OCFoodie
Orange County
19 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Enjoyed a special Mother’s Day meal with my mother. The Saltimbucca was excellent!

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BryanS
Sacramento
1 review
Dined on May 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We dined inside because of the wind and found it very pleasant. The food was excellent. We shared a grand marnier cheese cake for desert and recommend it highly. The staff is very friendly.

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vipKitm
Hawaii
15 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have reviewed before. Like the food, the prices, prefer sitting outside, and have a very humorous waiter several times. Sorry, don't know his name, but if you get this person, you will identify him by his sense of humor.

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vipjoed
Tahoe
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great!

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Sweetieroo
San Francisco
41 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely dinner outdoors. Food beautifully executed and service is flawless. Highly recommended.

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foodies4ever
San Francisco
41 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful place for outdoor lunch! Food and drink was delicious - Filet of Sole, Caesar Salad and Fried Calamari. Chocolate Decadence topped off our lunch. Will return again and again!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Service was excellent. Annoying that chili flakes were put in muscles and clams appetizer.

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JimmyC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great meal and great time! Live music was excellent and perfect for the setting. Food was excellent!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delightful, sensitive, professional server. Delicious food. Coffee was always hot and good quality. Lovely ambiance.

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vipKMH218
San Francisco
30 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Nice option for lunch, with outside seating. They were short handed on wait staff the day we were there, and our server still did an outstanding job serving our needs. We will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and staff

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vipJudyO
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Amazing salmon Benedict and cinnamon rolls.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Food was great. Service not so much. It was vey busy. We felt somewhat neglected. The waiter was very rude to a table next to us.

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vipFinediner
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience3

Good food could not compensate for Non existent service! Server brought salad after the main
Meal. Understaffed yet not really empathetic.

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DASL
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service were excellent, as always. Our go to restaurant.

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MICHS
Detroit
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great and the guitarist providing music was incredible.

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vipJimitK
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first time at the restaurant and it was great. Loved the food, lots is vegetarian options

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AlexA
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Amazing food and beautiful restaurant. The service is friendly and thoughtful. Definitely recommend this place.

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DanielH
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
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
5 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2021
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 on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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

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Stimpy
London
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
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
12 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
8 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

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

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vipFab4
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Easter brunch, food all handmade and delicious.

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

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

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ChrisS
Philadelphia
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
21 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
3 reviews
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.

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 1439 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.