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1360 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002-3908 (Ralston Ave.)
+1 650-592-7893
Today
11:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Fresno, California
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126 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Our local friends took us to the Iron Gate for lunch...I am reminded of a traditional restaurant harkening back to the days of the Blue Fox and Ernies in SF...reasonably priced wines; Caesar salad created at the table [yum!] for us all...our entrees were a mixture of pasta and seafood dishes, although I had the delicious french onion soup as... More 

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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Love to come to the bay area (not for the traffice) but for dinner at the Iron Gate. The food is amazing and the service is amazing as well. This place never disappoints

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Foster City, California
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89 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful up scale restaurant. The food is always good. The ingredients are fresh and seasonal. I love the way they combine the ingredients in their salads. The dressings are always good. If you have room get one of their souffl'es at the end. The service is good. They have some table side service, which is always fun... More 

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Thank Judy B
Belmont, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

The Iron Gate is a welcome retreat to an early time offering Cesar Salads prepared at your table complete with egg and anchovies. They offer a wide variety of traditional meals including the flaming dishes of yesterday - Steak Diane, Bananas Foster, and Cherries Jubilee - all for a very reasonable price.

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Thank Gary H
Belmont, California
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you have ever driven by the Iron Gate in Belmont, you would never know what an outstanding restaurant this is. The outside of the building, with a brick exterior is not at all indicative of the interior. The Iron Gate is a classy place, serves excellent food and the service is experienced and dedicated. The menu ranges from Italian... More 

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Thank DCM2015-1
Belmont, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The Iron Gate has been a mainstay in Belmont for decades. It is a throwback to the 1950s in its atmosphere, servers and high quality menu and choices.

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Thank John V
San Mateo, California
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120 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Expensive but well worth it. Service was excellent. Suggest going early as they fill up fast. Free parking lot. Established long time & always excellent.

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Thank dcs1755
Anchorage, Alaska
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227 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is a lovely old classy restaurant. We were at a table for 6 and had great service, delicious food and we were able to talk and hear each other!! The menu had wonderful selections and it was hard to choose. The gnocchi with gorgonzola was excellent as were other pastas we had. The flame grilled steak was delicious (I... More 

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Thank Kathy P
San Mateo, California
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120 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Recently returned after two years and still the finest dining in San Mateo County. Food is excellent as is service. Expensive but worth it. Go early & not as crowded. Free parking on side of building.

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San Mateo, CA
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129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

We were there on a weeknight for a birthday dinner with friends and service and food were excellent. The seafood special was salmon with a piccata sauce and it was delicious. Some flamb'e items are prepared table side on a cart. Iron Gate has always been a go to place for an upscale meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Cuisine
American, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
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?