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Iron Gate Restaurant

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1360 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002-3908
+1 650-592-7893
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak diane” (16 reviews)
“souffle” (10 reviews)
“caesar salad” (14 reviews)
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American, International, Gluten Free Options
1360 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002-3908
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

fine dining at its finest. you can feel casual yet know you're being served in a genteel, formal atmosphere. another trip to the place on the calendar, soon!

Thank Vic Carlos P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were treated to dinner at the Iron Gate recently. It was a wonderful experience from start to finish. The food was excellent and prepared perfectly. The wait staff were all knowledgeable, attentive, efficient and entertaining. Definitely fine dining!

Thank Karex72
Reviewed April 22, 2017

I had heard positive things about this restaurant prior to my visit and reality did not disappoint. I must admit I had some of the best food I have ever eaten!I Food was divine and service was good. I was dining in a party of...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

Over from the UK on a road trip. Found this place to be very good. Pleasant staff and great food. Highly recommended.

Thank Doctor B
Reviewed April 5, 2017

I have been to this fine restaurant many times for birthdays, anniversaries, etc. Every time we have eaten here the service has been good and the food excellent. It reminds me of the type of restaurant that one could find in San Francisco but this...More

Thank teng346
Reviewed March 26, 2017

We had not eaten there in several years and we were glad we did this time. The food and service were excellent. In the past, my dad would order Sand Dabs, a favorite. We noticed these were not on the menu but the waiter knew...More

Thank stancal
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Went to dinner with another couple and had a very enjoyable dinner. We had reservations and were seated immediately. Our drink order was taken promptly and we soon ordered our caesar salads. It was prepared at the table and was excellent. Our entrees took a...More

Thank 1GiantsMS
Reviewed February 16, 2017

I have been coming to the Iron gate for over 18 years - we used to bring our kids here to teach them their table manners and how to behave in restaurants for special occasions. This is my GO TO place for Caesar Salads and...More

Thank mrpeabody37
Reviewed February 13, 2017

I have Never had a bad meal there. Been going there for over 20 yrs. one of the best places on the San Francisco Peninsula. One of the few that still has table side service. Staff is well knowledgeable in all areas of the menu,...More

Thank pegasused2014
Reviewed February 11, 2017

We go to the Iron Gate for special occasions or a nice dinner out with friends. The Iron Gate never disappoints. - The Caesar Salad and Steak Diane are made right at the table - everything was piping hot and delicious. I would strongly recommend...More

Thank Julie K
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Do you have a private room? What capacity?
May 25, 2017|
Response from 1GiantsMS | Reviewed this property |
There were lots of spaces in the restaurant but I did not notice a private room. I'm sure they could arrange partitions depending on the amount of space you wanted. They seemed very accommodating.
Jacquie V
What is the dress code fir the Iron Gate
February 5, 2017|
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Response from Judy B | Reviewed this property |
This is a very nice place, but they will serve you in dressy or casual clothes.
Jacquie V
dress code
February 5, 2017|
Response from Gary H | Reviewed this property |
CA casual. I've not seen anyone there in jeans.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1360 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002-3908
    (Ralston Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: cal-train Belmont Station 3 blocks. Samtrans 1 block
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Belmont
  • Phone Number: +1 650-592-7893
  • E-mail