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About Simply Fondue Livermore

Return to this celebrated art of cooking right at your table by selecting from a wide assortment of incredible fondue items. From our succulent lobster and beef to our out-of-this world imported cheese and chocolate fondues, you're guaranteed to please your most desirable tastes.







At Simply Fondue, we are committed to bringing you simply the best fondue dining experience found anywhere. We guarantee a relaxed and casual dining atmosphere that moves along at a leisurely pace. We use only the finest ingredients and make all of our sauces, batters, and dressings from scratch daily. Enjoy a selection from our extensive wine list or one of the more than 100 hand-crafted martinis and specialty drinks during your visit.

2300 First Street
Livermore, CA 94550
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Fondue, Dessert

Hours of Operation:
Sunday ~ Champagne Brunch 12:00m to 3:00pm

Sunday ~ Dinner Service 3:00pm to 10:00pm

Monday ~ Saturday 3:00pm to 11:00pm

Dinner Service ends 90 minutes before closing. Lounge appetizers, desserts , and drinks only the last 90 minutes of business

Happy Hour Sunday ~ All Day in the bar and lounge
All Day Happy Hour - Monday
Tuesday ~ Friday 3:00pm to 6:00pm throughout the restaurant

Cross Street:
Livermore Avenue

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(925) 443-6638

Website:
http://www.simplyfonduelivermore.com/

Parking Details:
There is street parking located in front of the restaurant, a large parking lot located behind the restaurant, and a 500 space parking garage located a short walk from the restaurant. Parking for guests with disabilities can be found in the lot directly behind the restaurant.

Executive Chef:
Alden Faught

Private Party Facilities:
Holiday parties, rehearsal dinners, birthdays, anniversaries as well as corporate events, Simply Fondue welcomes private parties of any size. We'll work with you to design a set menu within your budget, or allow your guests to order from our extensive menu. Please contact us for more information.

Private Party Contact:
Alden Faught: (925) 443-6638

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

We will be offering a pre-fixe 4-course dinner that includes items not normally found on our menu. The adult package includes non-alcoholic beverages, a commemorative photo, $20 promotional gift certificate per couple, and a champagne toast. Adults $85, Teens $45, Children (Under 12) $30.

Simply Fondue Livermore Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

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food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (37)
Good for a Date (36)
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Fun (29)
Creative Cuisine (23)
Handcrafted Cocktails (21)
Worth the Drive (21)
Cozy (19)
Casual (17)
Happy Hour (16)
Fit for Foodies (14)
Good for Groups (13)
Neighborhood Gem (11)
Comfort Food (9)
Pre/post Theatre (9)
Hot Spot (8)
Notable Wine List (8)
Tasting Menu (8)
Bar Seating (7)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Spicy (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
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·Dined 3 days ago

The ambiance in this place is great and the food was also very good. Its definitely pricey but I think the quality and feel of the place was worth it. Only downside was things took a bit too long to get started. I think we waited 30mins+ before our fondue was finally served and we got something to eat. Overall highly recommended this place.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 3 days ago

As always, a great service and food. Our waiter Zack, was very awesome. Great service, friendly, and fun.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Sunday Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined 4 days ago

A great place to celebrate our 34th anniversary. Good quality food, a good selection, tasty, and fun. Plan on 3 hours of you have the 4 course dinner.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 6 days ago

Cocktails menu extensive but the waiters explanations limited leading to an initial poor experience !
The menu states fondue $13.00 per person which is reasonable for sharing a pot of fondue . What they don't state is the pot is not a pot but a dish of cheese . The pot is filled with water and a dish placed on top as a double burner effect. We ordered the traditional fondue and when we saw the small amount of cheese decided to order another Italian Fontina fondue. We were not told we would be paying another $13.00 each to eat our second fondue. I might add that the bulk of the their offering are meat bourguignonnes and not traditional fondues. We ordered a Caesar salad to split that basically was lettuce touched by a tasteless commercial dressing and scattered with some hard commercial croutons.
The traditional Swiss fondue was good, as was the accompanying dipping veggies Unfortunately the bread was not the crisp and fresh but rather soft and not great.
I have dined in may fine restaurants in my life. This is not one of them! A little training of staff on how to establish a relationship with customers would go a long way. A detailed description by the waiter of what we had ordered might be in order as it migrated quite a bit from the traditional fondue menu. Most professional staff know to do this when confirming an order. Mixing cheese with pesto and marinara sauce defeats the purpose of the cheese experience and creates a tasteless mess. The other choices of cheddar fondue and pepper jack with added ingredients seemed equally atrocious.
As to the overpriced meat fondue bourguignonnes the menu was packed with too many confusing choices of meats then flavorings or sauces ?
Not sure what they are trying to do here but quality is obviously not the goal ! If you want to go somewhere to be attended to by condescending waiters that don't really know fine dining service and food that is subpar, tasteless and deceptive pricing this is the place for you.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

I was unimpressed. The meats were so over seasoned that all you tasted was salt! Our server was nice but preoccupied with a bigger party.

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·Dined on December 1, 2017

We have been coming here for years. This time we noticed cheese pots only filled 1/2 way, very “skimpy” portions. We were really disappointed.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Everything was great, loved the service and food. But in my reservation I requested A secluded romantic table and we were seated in a small booth where only one person could sit in each side.

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·Dined on November 29, 2017

Very fun way to spend a night out, dinner will take you about 2-3 hours as you get through courses. Go hungry so you can enjoy cheese, main course and dessert fondue! We had 7 people and enjoyed a good variety of fondue! Service was excellent, food very good. Prices are rather high, but look for their special during the middle of the week.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Paleo Friendly, Fun, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 28, 2017

The good is always great & we have always enjoyed our visits to Simply Fondue. However, what really makes for. Great experience is attentive and personable waitstaff. This visit was no exception. Phillip was our waiter and was very friendly and helpful, and still very attentive despite having a large party and other tables. We had a great dinner & will return soon! Bring your appetite!

Tags: Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Seasonal, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Casual, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Romantic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 27, 2017

We went here for our anniversary dinner and the food was good. Something very different than usual. Drinks were good and the entre and dessert was too good but I felt lack in service. Our server wasn't that great nor she did anything special for our anniversary. I saw at other tables they did get them some champange with candle. I would have expected them to do something for us than just dinner.
I had explicitly mentioned them in my reservation.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Romantic
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

This restaurant has extremely good food. The service is really good and the experience is fun. My only issue is the pricing. We went for Sunday brunch and decided to add in the chocolate fondue for 4. The bill came out to close to $300 with absolutely no drinks whatsoever. Again food is great but I will not be going back

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·Dined on November 26, 2017

It was mine and my best friend's first time having fondue so we really didn't know what to expect. The waitress was awesome and very attentive. She patiently explained the do's and dont's and also gave great food and cocktail recommendations. It was my bff's birthday and I wanted to go somewhere we'd never been and it be a good experience. It was and I'd definitely go back. We had the combo platter of steak chicken and shrimp. I loved the sour watermelon martini which had kick and tasted just like a sour patch kid and we had the desert which came with fruits, brownie, cookie doe and the fondue was a mix of white and milk chocolate.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Quite delicious. We hadn't been there before and our server took the time to explain how the menu worked. We were truly stuffed by the end of the meal. We were celebrating our anniversary and we got two complimentary glasses of champagne at the end. We will definitely visit again.

Tags: Fun, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Happy Hour
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

This restaurant was everything that I had heard it would be: romantic, cozy and the food was excellent!! Definitely recommend this place for a date or Anniversary celebration!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 18, 2017

My friend and I had a great time. It's fun and the food was good. There was too much food but we still continued to eat through our sea salt chocolate fondue for dessert.

Tags: Casual, Authentic, Fun, Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 17, 2017

Great, always go on a family occasion

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Our server was wonderful :)

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Great spot for a special occasion. Great experience to try something new and different. Food was delicious and the cheese and dessert fondue are just as amazing as the main course..

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·Dined on November 9, 2017

Very nice and rich. Great service. The grill was too Smokey though. Awesome time!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 4, 2017

The food was absolutely wonderful and very filling. The menu has a wide variety of items and they are flexible to mix-and-match different things. The drink venue is also spectacular!

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

We had such a great meal. We were stuffed and skipped salads. Make sure you are hungry when you go there.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Danielle is absolutely wonderful! Very attentive and personable. We have specifically requested that we are only sat in her section on days she works.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 29, 2017

I've been to Simply Fondue twice and it's my 3rd dining experience over there. I am a cheese and bread person, so it can't go wrong with Fondue ;) Our waitress Susie had the exceptional customer service, she explained the menu thoroughly even we told her we have been to Simply Fondue before. Not to mention our cheese fondues were BOMB, I am looking forward to visit there this year again :) Thanks Susan for the excellent services!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Quick Bite, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Good for Groups
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·Dined on October 24, 2017

Excellent as always! The service a food were great! This was our 24th wedding anniversary so it needed to be great...Simply Fondue lived up to our expectations in every way!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 23, 2017

Our server Kylie was amazing! She was kind, sweet and very attentive. Hands down one of the best servers that I’ve encountered in a long time. Wish her the best. I’ll be sure to request her the next time I’m in town.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Amazing food. This was our first time bringing the family (3 kids), but it was great! We had our own little booth, so I didn’t feel bad during our lunch that our kids weren’t super quiet. Every course of food was delicious and our whole family loved it!

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Great food good value great service . Me and my wife would put our experience number one in livermore . You are made to slow down and injoy your dinner and Date .

Tags: Fun, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Came here for my birthday. It was great. Our waitress did a wonderful job. We had come here once before and liked it enough to come back and give it a Second go around. This time we ordered 2 cheeses and an entree and decided to grill it. We chose the Smoked Gouda and Whiskey Cheddar cheese with the Combination Entree. The smoked Gouda was delicious it was our favorite of the night and the Whiskey Cheddar was good but it was a bit rich in flavor for my taste. They bring you as much fresh veggies and bread as you’d like. Our entree was the combination and it can came with shrimp, 2 kinds of beef, 2 kinds of chicken. A ravioli and we ordered a lobster tail on top of that. Plenty of food for the both of us. I will say one of the chicken and one of the beef had a little too much spices and made it a little difficult to eat.

Our first visit we ended up getting the 4 course
Meal for 2 @ $59 a person. Again, it was delicious. This came with a salad each, choice of cheese fondue, choice of 6 meats or seafood (3 choices per person) with choice of cooking style and a chocolate fondue. It was plenty of food for the two of us and great since you get to have a taste of just about everything on the menu then this is the way to go. Be prepared to spend some time here and make a reservation as it has been busy both visits and hard to get a table once the dinner rush time hits. Overall I recommend this place if you have never fondued or like to have a nice night with your significant other.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Fabulous evening celebrating 2 birthdays. Service was OUTSTANDING!

Tags: Fun, Hot Spot, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 10, 2017

Had a very nice time, great food and great service, fun

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Spicy, Romantic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Very excellent experience. :)

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 8, 2017

We always love coming here! When we find the chance to get away and a babysitter this is the place we like to go.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Cozy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 8, 2017

We had a great dinner experience. Waitress did great with gluten free options. Wish tables had been a little more private, lots of high school kids there for a dance.

Tags: Fun, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Cozy, Gluten Free Options
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·Dined on October 7, 2017

Food is just ok expensive for what u get , it's just a novety to cook yourself at table

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

I was very please with the staff and manager for accommodating our needs at the last minute.

Tags: Romantic, Fun
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Server was outstanding. Food was good. Nice experience but way over priced. I will never return at those prices. Actual menu and online contradict each other.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Wonderful food and service!
We actually probably did not need reservations for our late lunch at 3pm..they open at 3pm. The food was fabulous. We had salads, cheese fondue and wine. We chose a local Wente wine, which paired great with our food.
Awesome place! Will go back for dinner soon

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on September 26, 2017

This was the best meal I have had in a long long time. The meal was everything we expected and more. The martini's were flavorful and totally worth the price. Yes, it is a little on the higher end on price. BUT the food was well worth it and the atmosphere was incredible

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Tasting Menu, Happy Hour
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·Dined on September 25, 2017

Unique menu - fun to cook at the table but can have the restaurant prepare your meal. Cheese fondues are delicious, salads are fresh, sauces are really good, nice wine list. Enjoyed the dessert chocolate fondues as well. Too pricey for me to become a regular but great when you want to splurge.

Tags: Healthy, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy
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·Dined on September 24, 2017

Great place for a nice date. A little pricey but worth it!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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