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Iron Gate Restaurant

1360 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002-3908
+1 650-592-7893
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:30 am - 10:30 pm Hours
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1360 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002-3908
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is indeed my favorite restaurant on the peninsula. The service is excellent as is the food. The noise level is good as it is easy to talk to your friends without having to talk loudly. The waiters are very professional and very friendly. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Adventure641308
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a location between Menlo Park and Burlingame and we found this place. Reviews were good so we decided to give it a try ( we were unaware that this place is an institution in the area). We are not young but...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank limorw288
Reviewed 12 December 2018

I have been going here since about 1970. Collin the headwaiter is as good as it gets. He remembers when I was a kid, and my family. The food is top notch. Drinks are strong, service impeccable. Rest for holidays, anniversary’s, birthdays etc. I love...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Love the food and service at Iron Gate! Pavi, Manager, is the best and his attention to detail is extraordinary!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 57ragtop
Reviewed 16 September 2018

A return visit to our favorite restaurant, this time for my wife's birthday. Upon arrival, at 6:30 P.M., the main portion of the restaurant was nearly empty, but the sequestered "special-event" portion was full, due to celebration of a religious holiday. (however, when we departed...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank flitzer170
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Five adults and our 6 year old grand daughter enjoyed wonderful time at the iron gate for our daughter in law’s 40th birthday. We were greeted by handsome mature waiters who called our grand daughter, Princess. Appetizers list was hard to decide but best ones...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lin s
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Looking for a restaurant open after 9pm and found Iron Gate. Like going back in a time machine! Your parents had their birthdays send anniversaries here! Fantastic! Since we arrived late there were only a few tables occupied, and after a few minutes we had...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank beneluigi
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

My coworkers and I ate dinner here a few nights ago and it was great! This was a retirement dinner with just the 3 of us coworkers. The owner and wait staff went way out of their was to make it a special, memorable meal!...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank brentsf
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We decided to stay local rather than go to San Francisco and we are glad we did. Had amazing service and food at the Iron Gate. We started with the flambé bacon spinach salad for two and I had the veal Mountard flambé which was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank tnnrbc
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This restaurant has the best food and the best service on the peninsula. I hesitate to order Calamari Dore, Chicken Marsala etc. etc. in other restaurants because it never measures up to the Iron Gate cuisine.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Judy B
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Questions & Answers
30 June 2017|
Response from normw524 | Reviewed this property |
Mostly 5. Different on some days. Call ahead. Highly recommend reservations.
26 May 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
6 February 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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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
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