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Iron Gate Restaurant

1360 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002-3908
+1 650-592-7893
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak diane” (17 reviews)
“souffle” (11 reviews)
“flambe” (9 reviews)
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1360 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002-3908
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the restaurant under an hour timeframe as we needed to rush to the airport. But the staff was super helpful, helped us expedited the orders but the food taste quality didn’t turn bad. The steak and appetisers were great!

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on New Year's eve. Excellent food & service. Free lot next to restaurant. Was very surprised at prices but I guess because it was New Year's Eve. Party of two was $230.00 plus tip & only one drink each. But worth it. Owner is...More

Thank dcs1755
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would give this restaurant a "0" if I could. The manager/Owner is very arrogant and cares little for his Customers, only his pocket book. We placed a gift certificate on line the Sunday before Christmas, 8 days before Christmas and even called after it...More

Thank carladp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Iron Gate has been a go to place for classic cuisine for many years. In our recent visit, it did not meet our expectations as it did in the past. It used to be polished and a destination. Now, I’m afraid, they have fallen...More

Thank Sibs_Travels
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We always ask ourselves after eating at the Iron Gate why it has been so long since the last time and the only answer is there are so many great choices on the peninsula. The food is always dependably terrific and never disappoints. The wait...More

Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent dinner for entertaining out of town visitors. It's like having an amazing family meal in your grandmas living room. Decor is dated but adds to the old school vibe. Food was delicious - crab cakes tasty, lamb perfectly cooked and soufflés light and delicious....More

Thank KEinSF
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Went to the Iron Gate for our anniversary & we were not disappointed. The Iron Gate is a classic old school type of restaurant where the waiters are friendly, knowledgeable, attentive. We started with the Caesar Salad for 2, which is made table side, &...More

Thank michaelkT1957ZO
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Very good old fashioned restaurant which we visited for a business meeting. We had 18 guests or so, but service was so great that we didn't have any issues with such a company. I took oysters, flambe salad and rack of lamb and everything was...More

Thank Vitalii P
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Old school restaurant....no windows, no wifi. "Fine dining" prices, wonderful service. Our waiter was one of the youngsters and had worked there 47 years. This is the sort of place your gran would take you on your birthday....cos it is great food, great service, and...More

Thank YourCardShark
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Iron Gate is a classic, an elegant place to have a fine meal served by waiters who've been working there for decades. In our group, we enjoyed the Wild Alaskan Salmon, the Steak Diane (prepared tableside) and the Rib Eye special. All were excellent and...More

Thank Theresa C
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Linda W
30 June 2017|
Response from normw524 | Reviewed this property |
Mostly 5. Different on some days. Call ahead. Highly recommend reservations.
26 May 2017|
Response from 1GiantsMS | Reviewed this property |
There were lots of spaces in the restaurant but I did not notice a private room. I'm sure they could arrange partitions depending on the amount of space you wanted. They seemed very accommodating.
Jacquie V
6 February 2017|
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Response from Judy B | Reviewed this property |
This is a very nice place, but they will serve you in dressy or casual clothes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1360 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002-3908
    (Ralston Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: cal-train Belmont Station 3 blocks. Samtrans 1 block
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Belmont
  • Phone Number: +1 650-592-7893
  • E-mail
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