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13808 Skyline Blvd, Woodside, CA 94062-4504 (Henrik Ibsen Road)
+1 650-851-8541
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17:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 14:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri 17:00 - 21:30
Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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San Carlos, California
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

By surprise I met friends here and was very happy to be back. It has been years and it was like going home. They have great game meets like Elk, Venison, Duck and much more. They also have traditional items. You fine under the redwoods and this place has charm.

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Thank Bob G
New Port Richey, Florida
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is a great place for beef!! I live in Half Moon Bay. My favorite time of year is Oct,Nov,Dec as it feels festive. A great place for an special event too.

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Woodside, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Great service topped only by the creatively delicious food! The setting is delightful - a true escape from the mad dash rush of Nearby Silicon Valley.

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Newport Beach, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

First the good. The owner is very responsive. That's it. The bar was oppressively hot. Right? In the Mountains? No air flow no fan except over the bartender. Miserable. Even by the window. Seated in atrium pretty fast. Everything went downhill from there. Strange gin drink. Bone Marrow undercooked. Like eating straight fat. Horrid. The Wild caught local Salmon came... More 

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Menlo Park, California
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Food was OK - they have a full bar - the service was good - interior was OK - interesting location as it's in the middle of nowhere up on Skyline Blvd - nothing else around and it can be easily missed - but it's worth going to

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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92 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

This used to be a favorite restaurant when we lived here but it's been at least 15 years since we have eaten here. Happy to report that it is still every bit as good all these years later! In fact, my favorite appetizer (poblano chili stuffed with Havarti cheese and served with avocado salsa) was still on the menu! The... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Prepare for a winding drive through the woods and not sure if you are lost. Then you see Mountain House, a local favorite rustic setting. Nice service and interesting menu of Elk, boar and bison. Make sure to ask for medium rare for the elk or Bisson. Cozy setting inside, worth giving it a try.

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San Francisco, California
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

A very long winding ride to get to the Mountain House. I was a bit car sick when we arrived. So it took me awile to really enjoy the place

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Love the location and ambience of the Mountain House Restaurant!!! Owners and the staff always welcome you with a smile and are willing to assist you. They effortlessly served a wonderful dinner to our family gathering of 12. Good selection of appetizers and entrees....the entrees preparation was excellent!!!! Mountain House will always be a family favorite!!!

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South San Francisco, California
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

This has become our go to family celebration restaurant. Great food, wonderful atmosphere and good service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 45
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13808 Skyline Blvd, Woodside, CA 94062-4504
    (Henrik Ibsen Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Woodside
  • Phone Number: +1 650-851-8541
Description
Whether you’re looking for an intimate dinner or celebrating with friends and family, The Mountain House is your destination. Nestled in the redwoods above The town of Woodside on Skyline Blvd., The Mountain House offers a casual fine dining experience. With our wood burning fireplaces in the Rustic bar and elegant dining room or the outdoor beauty of the forest room, The Mountain House offers a variety of Meat, Poultry, Seafood and game items, such as Bison, elk, ostrich, venison and rabbit.
Just a 5.5 miles south of highway 92 on Skyline Blvd., The Mountain House is easily accessible from San Francisco, the east or south bay.

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