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Big Basin Cafe

14471 Big Basin Way, Ste C, Saratoga, CA 95070-6182
+1 408-741-1185
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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14471 Big Basin Way, Ste C, Saratoga, CA 95070-6182
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Half salads are terrific and plenty to eat for a light lunch. We didn't try the Peruvian cookies, but they looked Fab.

Thank aggada
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I have ventured once again out west to visit friends in the California wine country and had the experience of having lunch at this eclectic hang out one afternoon. I thoroughly enjoyed myself and this particular place is what I imagine a coffee shop should...More

Thank glittle261
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I came to this place walking around and loved the name of the place and the smell of coffee at the doorway. So I came in and ordered a latte and something sweet to eat. LOVE the coffee. I ended up staying there for a...More

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

In speaking with the owner, I learned that coffee was roasted in the store every Tuesday and Thursday and during the weekend when needed. Their neans are imported regularly so do not get stale. Costa Rica medium is sweet- you don't even need sugar. Thru...More

Thank LydiaK313
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I like independent coffee shops like this one. However, the staff turnover is significant and as result, service can be variable. They have a range of coffees that are quite good - also cakes, cookies, sandwiches, breakfast, etc. Some of the furniture is a bit...More

Thank ronlZ9377WI
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

I think they better just stick to desserts and coffee. I had a dry turkey sandwich with no condiments. It was not cheap either. The place is cute but very unkept and sort of dirty. Looks like a bunch of teenagers are running the joint...More

Thank boobot1
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

A bit of a wait in line, but the Milano mocha is great! Less impressed with the food so I'll just stick to the caffeine next time.

Thank Desiree R
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Came by on a Saturday afternoon and had an amazing flat white coffee - second to none - 5 star. Returned for the same experience a week later, with a breakfast, and had a 0 star experience - rubbish coffee and a barely average breakfast....More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Great atmosphere, great coffee and snacks, typically much more peaceful than the cramped, overcrowded Starbucks down the street.

Thank tom2571
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Big Basin Cafe This quaint little cafe is just the right place for breakfast, lunch, coffee, tea, and dessert. It has indoor and outdoor seating. There is quite a variety of foods for breakfast and lunch. The food is delicious!!They also have an extensive tea...More

Thank Jane G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14471 Big Basin Way, Ste C, Saratoga, CA 95070-6182
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Saratoga
  • Phone Number: +1 408-741-1185
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