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Iron Gate Restaurant

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1360 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002-3908 (Ralston Ave.)
+1 650-592-7893
11:30 - 22:30
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Sun 16:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

fine dining at its finest. you can feel casual yet know you're being served in a genteel, formal atmosphere. another trip to the place on the calendar, soon!

Thank Vic Carlos P
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88 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were treated to dinner at the Iron Gate recently. It was a wonderful experience from start to finish. The food was excellent and prepared perfectly. The wait staff were all knowledgeable, attentive, efficient and entertaining. Definitely fine dining!

Thank Karex72
Mosta, Malta
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had heard positive things about this restaurant prior to my visit and reality did not disappoint. I must admit I had some of the best food I have ever eaten!I Food was divine and service was good. I was dining in a party of 10 and everyone was extremely satisfied with their choices which ranged from various steaks and... More 

1 Thank Christina C
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Over from the UK on a road trip. Found this place to be very good. Pleasant staff and great food. Highly recommended.

Thank Doctor B
San Mateo, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I have been to this fine restaurant many times for birthdays, anniversaries, etc. Every time we have eaten here the service has been good and the food excellent. It reminds me of the type of restaurant that one could find in San Francisco but this is the peninsula. Here are some information you can use if you decide to go:... More 

Thank teng346
Sugar Land
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87 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We had not eaten there in several years and we were glad we did this time. The food and service were excellent. In the past, my dad would order Sand Dabs, a favorite. We noticed these were not on the menu but the waiter knew there were some leftover from lunch. Of course, we ordered them and they were outstanding.... More 

Thank stancal
Redwood City, California
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424 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Went to dinner with another couple and had a very enjoyable dinner. We had reservations and were seated immediately. Our drink order was taken promptly and we soon ordered our caesar salads. It was prepared at the table and was excellent. Our entrees took a long time. We each enjoy our orders; (lamb, veal parmigana, and steaks). The vegetables were... More 

Thank 1GiantsMS
San Mateo, California
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

I have been coming to the Iron gate for over 18 years - we used to bring our kids here to teach them their table manners and how to behave in restaurants for special occasions. This is my GO TO place for Caesar Salads and soufflés - can I stop there? Let me just say - BEST Caesar salad ever!!!... More 

Thank mrpeabody37
San Mateo, California
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have Never had a bad meal there. Been going there for over 20 yrs. one of the best places on the San Francisco Peninsula. One of the few that still has table side service. Staff is well knowledgeable in all areas of the menu, and then some. Great wine selection, if you don't see it ASK... Desserts done table... More 

Thank pegasused2014
San Mateo, California
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We go to the Iron Gate for special occasions or a nice dinner out with friends. The Iron Gate never disappoints. - The Caesar Salad and Steak Diane are made right at the table - everything was piping hot and delicious. I would strongly recommend this restaurant - a little pricy but worth it.

Thank Julie K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
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

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