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The Van's Restaurant "On the Hill"

815 Belmont Ave, Belmont, CA 94002-2013
650-591-6525
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Ranked #10 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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English first
San Francisco
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132 reviews 132 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

Van's has been here forever, but it is still a worthy destination. The history is interesting, the location with the view great for out-of-towners and the food is way above average with good preparation. The sourdough French bread is delicious. It can be noisy at peak times and there is some elegance in the setting. We have enjoyed the turkey... More

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San Jose, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We ate here for the second time, the last time being more than 25 years ago. Now I remember why I have not been back in such a long time. But let’s start with the positives: 1. We had an early 5 PM dinner. The view as the sun is setting is impressive. We had a corner window table (we... More

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Foster City, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is another great place on the peninsula to eat. The food is always good and so is the presentation.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Overlooking the Bay -mid-peninsula, The Vans has been one of our favorite eating spots for well over 30 years. A broad menu features a eclectic mix of great main courses and terrific desserts. The steaks are great , but so are the pork chops and seafood. A nice place to take friends and family.

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Belmont, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Nice view, great service, great food, good wine list. Good place for special occasions or out of town guests. Lots of room for a large group; lots of free parking.

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Campbell, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 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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239 reviews 239 reviews
103 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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Additional Information about The Van's Restaurant "On the Hill"

Address: 815 Belmont Ave, Belmont, CA 94002-2013
Phone Number: 650-591-6525
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Belmont
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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