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“Loved every moment!!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gold Rush Steak House

Gold Rush Steak House
100 Madonna Road, Madonna Inn, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
(800) 543-9666
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Ranked #16 of 257 Restaurants in San Luis Obispo
Price range: $20 - $98
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Hwy 101 & Madonna Rd Exit
Transit: Bus stop at the entrance to the World famous Madonna Inn property.
Description: Located at the World famous Madonna Inn, Alex Madonna's Gold Rush Steak House is unforgettable. Featuring outstanding steaks barbequed over a one-of-a-kind oak wood pit, a superb wine list, decadent Black Forest cake and outstanding service. Our menu includes a variety of fresh fish, Australian lobster, and barbequed or fried chicken dishes. The Silver Bar offers an assortment of specialty drinks along with appetizers. The Gold Rush Steak House is an award winning restaurant and recipient of the 2007 Beef Backers Award for outstanding beef entrees. We provide musical entertainment 5 days a week. Ask about our specialty packages and review our website www.madonnainn.com for holiday activities and specials…including our annual New Years Eve Party Package! For further information please call our reservations office.
Lake Forest, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Loved every moment!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We went on a Saturday night which was so busy we got seated in a different room near a live band and a dance floor. We had the best time hearing the jazz music & watching a lot of the regulars professionally dance with their friends and loved ones. The food was fantastic & the service was just what we needed that weekend. I cannot wait to eat here again with my daughter, husband & mom.

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San Clemente, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“stay away from the steakhouse”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Every meal was bad. Thought maybe it was a one time deal, but every time it was disappointing. Tough, grizzly meat, weak little salad, and do not get the garlic cheese bread.

Visited March 2014
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Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Love it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Took family out for wife bday. Love it. Children to grandparents enjoyed it. From the decor to the service nothing but excellent

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Anaheim, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“We have celebrated both birthdays, Valentines Day and our Anniversary at this great location.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We have over several years made reservations for dining at the Alex Madonna’s Gold Rush Steak House. We have been careful to reserve the more private and certainly more romantic alcove tables that grace the sides of this elegant dining room. Those well served tables enhance a needed atmosphere for couples enjoying tender moments and memories, including those in the making.

We have come to avoid this location as a choice for Valentines Day as that is the choice for so many others looking for dining and dancing in a romantic environment. We have chosen instead to now go on birthdays or anniversary dates there.

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royal oaks
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Just Go and take the ride”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

This place is a visual trip and that is part of it. They don't rush you threw to turn over the tables here. You wait your turn to take the ride. You look around and take it all in. The Live band the people dancing. Enjoy a great salad warm bread with real butter, watch a huge slice of cake go by with a sparkler in it. Have a yummy stake and potato, fallowed by a coffee and a fabulous desert that you pick from a display tray that they show you. Listen to another song and then some one else gets a turn. The band was playing Patty Cline and Elvis and just a bunch of great songs.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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