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All 66 Belmont Restaurants

The Van's Restaurant "On the Hill"

815 Belmont Ave, Belmont, CA 94002-2013
650-591-6525
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Ranked #13 of 66 Restaurants in Belmont
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: El Camino Real
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Campbell, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary at Van's in Belmont about45 minutes from where we live. The resturant is on a hill slope. Was not easy to fine. We had a coupon from living social an Internet site. They told us we needed to order off the dinner menu. I ordered a cup of split pea soup and ceasar... More

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San Francisco, California
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235 reviews 235 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

First time to try out this prime rib restaurant and I thought it was very good. I ordered the prime rib (expo cut, medium rare) and that was more than enough food for me. It came out almost perfect - in between medium rare and medium but it was still very tender and juicy. The horseradish was a bit mild... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We joined another couple at the Van's and could not have been more pleased. When we arrived we were sat straight away. Our server had excellent advice on foods and beverages. When asked he knew how everything was made and if there was anything to be concerned about for allergies. We ordered clam bakes, NY steak and salmon - all... More

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Foster City, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

we have been eating at the Vans for years. We went last night for my birthday. First my husband could not eat his prime rib- total grissle and fat. My son's dinner was also inedible. They were fairly nice and took the prime rib off the bill but we tried to use a groupon coupon ($75) but they failed to... More

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Novato, California, USA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It's a climb from the parking lot, and more steps to the top floor for the best views. Both the views and the food are worth the climb. Excellent food, modest portions and great service.

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Pleasanton, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Decided to come here and have dinner since we were in the area. Went to Van's about 4 p.m. and it was a great time to eat there because it just had opened. The service was great because our waiter was very knowledgeable of the menu items. We ordered the Garlic Pasta Shells, Filet Mignon, Sandabs and Italian Sausage stuffed... More

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Belmont, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a landmark place to go and it deserves all of the excellent ratings and has the qualities that people write about. They have also started using Groupons, so it make it much more affordable. For me, my only negative was parking, which is sort of slanted off onto the downward side of the hill it's on. I have... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I has scallops and my boyfriend had the prime rib. We both enjoyed our food and the sunset. I loved the views and the history of this place. Staff was very friendly and we spent good three hours here. We were glad that we did not order any appetizers we would have popped otherwise. In the end a nice cup... More

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San Francisco Bay Area, Us
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Dine at here on Sunday the 4th of May.Food is great and have nice view over look Foster City and San Mateo.. nice one. I will go back again!

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Redwood City, California
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196 reviews 196 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We made a reservation for Mother's Day. Got a corner table ( a little tight ) with a nice view. Mary was our server and very attentive. Our drink order was returned promptly and Mary explained the menu thoroughly. The busser replenished the bread quickly. My wife ordered the prime rib ( it was delicious ). My son and I... More

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