A neon-pink sign beckons diners into the Sweet Spot shop, where a counter stocked with colorful treats and toppings awaits. The staffers behind the counter adorn ice cream and frozen yogurt with fruit and candy as they keep an eye on the sweet and savory crepes that sizzle on grills. They also top off cups with boba tea and smoothies. Tabletops are scattered across the shop?s interior, where cheerful, checkered decor and an absence of wild boars squealing and knocking over chairs create a warm, comfortable atmosphere.
The quiet, intimate atmosphere at this restaurant helps it stand amongst the very best fine dining options in the Bay Area. To take a tour of the menu, order the Four Course Prix Fixe. With your choice of three dishes from the extensive menu in addition to a main course, get ready to experience a wild ride of flavor. Don’t miss the Slow Poached Lobster, which is full of the flavors of lemongrass, sweet basil and tamarind gel. The Pan Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Maitake Mushrooms, Potato Gratin and Bone Marrow is a tasty, succulent option among the Main Course menu. Don’t forget about dessert! The Soufflé Grand Marnier with Fresh Berries is out of this world!
Hungry for all-American cuisine? Visit Elements Restaurant for all of your favorite American dishes. Low-fat and gluten-free options are featured on the menu as well. Both the young and the young-at-heart will dig the family-oriented menu and ambience at Elements Restaurant.
Call ahead for reservations to ensure your table is waiting for you when you arrive. For those in a hurry, the restaurant lets you take your grub to go.
The menu at Elements Restaurant is reasonably priced, with most items costing less than $30. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all served at the restaurant, but reviewers rate the dinner menu the highest.
The aptly named La Forêt is a historic house that overlooks New Almaden’s tree-lined hillsides. This wedding venue serves upscale French cuisine and wines with up to four-digit price tags. The building has apparently come a long way, as it was once a boarding house for miners.
Located in Banana Crepe, Banana Crepe's crepes have a gooey inside and crisp outside. Banana Crepe is a fantastic spot to indulge and with no low-fat options, you'll need to save the diet for another day. Don't leave the kids at home — youngsters will love the family-friendly cuisine at Banana Crepe just as much as mom and dad. Free wireless internet is also available at Banana Crepe, so bring your tablet or laptop along. If dining outdoors is your idea of a good time, you'll love the gorgeous patio seating at Banana Crepe.
You can also grab your food to go.
Your bill at Banana Crepe will rarely go over $15, so you can really indulge!
The expert crêpe-rollers at K's Crêpes & Café ladle organic batter onto the griddle, sizzle until golden brown, and adorn the ensuing concoction with savory toppings or house-made whipped cream. Delight a savory-toothed uncle with naturally gluten-free buckwheat crêpes such as the Chelsea, a delectable mound of chewy swiss cheese, sautéed zucchini, and crisp spinach ($6.95). Morning-time diners can wash down a whole-wheat sweet crêpe with a cup of Mr. Espresso and a dash of powdered sugar, or bite into the New England Revolution, which arrives laden with peaches, vanilla gelato, and chocolate sauce like a camel being ridden by Santa Claus ($6.75). Omelets ($4.50+), lunch-friendly sandwiches ($5.25+), and house-made soups ($3.50+) are also available throughout the day.