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Iron Gate Restaurant

1360 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002-3908
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Ranked #4 of 66 Restaurants in Belmont
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Continental, International
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Ralston Ave.
Transit: cal-train Belmont Station 3 blocks. Samtrans 1 block
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English first
Santa Rosa, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

From the food to the waiter the Iron Gate is a repeat. Grew up in Italy eating this menu and felt like I was at home. Giuseppe (Joe) and I got along like a house on fire. Like me he lived there and went to school during his formative years. He has all the grace and finesse of all the... More 

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Belmont, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Iron Gate is always great. My wife and I went there for a last minute New Years Eve dinner. Since we knew what we wanted, long before arriving, we never looked at the menu. Steak Dianne is "to die for". We order it every time we go. It is prepared table side. It melts in your mouth, it's so tender.... More 

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Lafayette, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

This is a restaurant with professional servers rather than young inexperienced college kids working their way through college. The service was excellent as was the food. Two of us had tasty sand dabs, not often seen on the menu. A friend had veal. Fortunately another item not often se on menus. We all ordered Ceasar salads which were assembled at... More 

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San Francisco Bay Area
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Greetings Trip Advisor viewers, Because this is an easy one, let me throw my two cents into reviewing the Iron Gate restaurant in Belmont. The Iron Gate is probably one of the last old school French/American cuisine restaurants still serving up fine French dining in the lower Bay Area at a reasonable price. They have been around forever, and very... More 

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Not sure what the attraction is to this restaurant, I have many friends who love this place. The last time I ate here two of my friends ended up throwing up all night. Thankfully we did not eat the same food. I have not been back since that unfortunate evening. I find the food very bland and flavorless.

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Del Mar
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51 reviews 51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The Iron Gate came through for me. I needed a romantic fine dining restaurant in Belmont late at night. I was flying into the Bay Area and had no option to arrive before 10 PM. I found it through Tripadvisor and I am so glad I did. I was willing to settle for less than perfect, knowing that Belmont does... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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114 reviews 114 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Came here based on great reviews. The service was good, the owners attentive but I was not overly thrilled with the food quality. It is quite overpriced, including the drinks, for where you are and what you get.

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Foster City, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is one of the best restaurants on the Peninsula. The food is excellent no mater what you choose. The chef knows how to cook. His sauces are sooo good. Everything is presented very nicely.

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Belmont, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have infrequently eaten at the Iron Gate over 30 years. It serves very traditional continental cuisine. There was a time that this menu would have looked fresh in the US. In fact, the menu doesn't look even THAT bad, but here in the Bay Area most restaurants are bringing new ideas and techniques to that freshen the cuisine. Less... More 

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Fallon, Nevada
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We have eaten at this restaurant countless times and the food and service has always been excellent. The atmosphere is great, not noisy. It also has a great bar and sometimes music on the weekends so if you are wanting to dance this is the place, along with the great food, great service and you never will be disappointed.

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Additional Information about Iron Gate Restaurant

Address: 1360 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002-3908
Phone Number: 650-592-7893
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Belmont
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American, Continental, International

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