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Forbes Mill Steakhouse

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206 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-7207 (Royce Ave.)
(408) 395-6434
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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San Jose, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Bartenders: Zack, Matt, and Daniel are the BEST!! If you can't decide what you want, you tell them the things you like and they create a drink for you!! Last night, Daniel made a drink for us with Bourbon and it was so delicious!! Service is always excellent!! The cheese plate is a must! We Love the Humboldt Fog... More 

Thank DisneyQueenbee
El Dorado Hills, California
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92 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere is great, clean and quiet. Great place for a romantic dinner. From the time you walk in the door you are greeted with a smile and genuine desire to make your dining experience great. Good selection on menu. Staff is willing to mix things up to your taste and liking. Clean well decorated restrooms

Thank Joseph N
Los Gatos, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love Forbes Mill for date night. Just sit at the bar and have an amazing and romantic dinner! We have often enjoyed the fresh oysters and wonderful, cozy atmosphere. Service is also fantastic from the hostesses to the bar to the table staff!

Thank christinemerritt07
Los Gatos, California
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

This is a nice and expensive restaurant, guess your probably not searching for this place if your looking for a cheap place to eat. I have never had a bad meal there. The service is always hands down excellent. On thing to look for is their prix fix dinners. These are a little cheaper and make the place that much... More 

Thank roald852
Apex, North Carolina
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261 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Great steak. Great service. A little out of the way if you do not have business in Los Gatos. Was pretty pricey.

Thank Mac D
San Jose, California
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158 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Wow.  Hostesses rock their job.  The bar is fun to hang out in.  The place has a great wine list which you need to be prepared for, but don't be afraid to ask questions. The servers know their jobs.  The bussers need some training.  Good wait staff never disrupt conversations or jostle guests.  At times food delivery felt a bit... More 

Thank roamingtheworld2
San Lorenzo
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner with friends. The food and desserts were amazing and the service was outstanding. We will definitely return.

Thank 876lucyg
San Jose, CA
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Went with my wife for our anniversary. We had the sampler for the appetizer which was great. Hot, fresh bread was right out the oven. For dinner my wife had the lamb chops and I had the fillet rounded off with a baked potato and strong beans. Combined with an extensive wine collection and decent beer list, there is sure... More 

Thank CasualHockeyFan
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107 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Wow! We'll be back! We ordered the Painted Hills Grass Fed Filet and a Rib Eye with the Day Boat Sea Scallops and a side of spinach. The scallops were the best I have ever tasted! The flavors of the chutney and sauce were so amazing. The steaks were perfectly cooked and the service was impeccable! To complete the meal,... More 

Thank Lesley B
Anchorage, Alaska
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84 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

When I think of steakhouses, I think of great cuts of beef, thick, juicy, prepared as you like them, with sides that compliment the steak. I measure every steakhouse against Lawry's in LA which I view as the gold standard. I was disappointed with Forbes Mill. It's hard to put my finger on it -- the service was OK, but... More 

Thank Marc B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-7207
    (Royce Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: (408) 395-6434

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?