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320 Village Ln, Los Gatos, CA 95030-7218
+1 408-354-4330
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17:00 - 00:00
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San Francisco, California
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86 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I loved our visit to Manresa. The service was first class, and the food was amazing. Every dish impressed, which is rare, even at these top-end restaurants. The cuisine was creative, but not over the top. Flavors take center stage here, not flowery platings. Overall, we would highly recommend Manresa for a special night out. Here was... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Colleagues recommended we go. It is worth it. We had the chef taster menu but without the wine selection as our budget did not permit us that. If you can you should. We had abalone for the first time.. great.

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Thank V T
Los Gatos, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an anniversary dinner for us. The dinner experience was amazing and unforgettable. The service was impeccable and the ambiance was serene. The hostess, Master Sommelier and servers were all top notch. The food was a beautiful adventure in texture, temperature, visual beauty and taste. We really enjoyed the wine flight and the additional wine we ordered. While this... More 

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Danville
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the tasting menu and the excellent service including a knowledgeable inventive bartender. However, the food lacked the wow factor we have experienced at other 3 star Michelin restaurants and that we certainly expected for the over the top price. Wouldn't recommend it nor will we return.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us had the pleasure of spending four hours being served a most unusual array of unusual and delectable dishes. When reservations were made we were asked about any food allergies or restrictions. Our server clarified all of our various issues and then proceeded to present one incredible course after another, customized as needed. Four diners selected the wine... More 

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California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Prepare for a long dinner - this type of food takes time. However, if you are a foodie, it is worth it. All their vegetables come from Love Apple Farms in the Santa Cruz mountains - all organically grown - giving amazing flavors to your taste buds.

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Phoenix, AZ
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872 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 400 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

We had been trying to schedule a table at Manresa, in Los Gatos, for many years. Most often, we could not, as our trips to San Francisco (at least monthly, but often weekly) were sandwiched between meetings elsewhere, and there was just no time to get down to Los Gatos from the City, even for but a night. Other times,... More 

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Saratoga, California
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing is all I can say. Made reservations for a surprise birthday for my girl friend. When she thought we were only going to have drinks and the found out we were going to have dinner, she was blown away as simply put this is her favorite restaurant and the Chef, David Kinch, not only is a mutual friend but... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

We went there for our 40th anniversary with two of our best friends. Everything about the meal was memorable from the engaging wait staff to the lovely food. I have been here 3 times over the years and it keeps getting better. I have eaten at lots of Highly rated restaurants and this one is the best I have been... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Went here expecting a wonderful meal with superb service. We were very disappointed. Service was impeccable although we found it difficult to understand some of the ingredients as they were verbally listed. At times we were not sure what we were eating.... Wine pairing was expensive and not impressive. At one point I actually felt nauseous. Most of it the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 Village Ln, Los Gatos, CA 95030-7218
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: +1 408-354-4330

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?