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Iron Gate Restaurant

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Thu., 21/3

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner

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coquilles st. jacques
portabella mushrooms
oysters rockefeller
capellini marinara
blue point oysters
crab cocktail
shrimp cocktail
prosciutto-de melon
crevettes bordelaise
fettuccine alfredo
soup a l'oignon gratine
clam chowder (friday)
consomme pastina
consomme tortellini
small caesar
caesar salad
spinach salad
cobb salad
chef's salad
shrimp louie
crab louie
crab & shrimp louie
shrimp $+3.75
mixed green salad
greek salad
b.l.t. sandwich
club house sandwich
grilled ham & cheese
bacon burger
mushroom burger
monte cristo
grilled chicken sandwich
monterey chicken sandwich
bbq chicken sandwich
cannelloni della casa
tortellini supreme
ravioli marinara
fettuccine alfredo w/ chicken
fettuccine alfredo w/ shrimp
linguine vongole
cappellini provencale
spaghetti bolognese
chicken dijonnaise
chicken saute sec
chicken parmigiana
broiled chicken
chicken marsala
chicken brusco
veal scaloppini
veal piccata
veal cutlet
veal parmigiana
prawns & scallops bordelaise
coquilles st. jacques
filet of sole meuniere
prawns provencale
broiled salmon
calamari steak dore
new york steak sandwich
new york steak
filet mignon
medallions of beef
joe's special
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
American, International
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a belated Valentines date. Good wine selection and a mild sourdough bread to start. The coquilles St. Jacques was delicious and the scallops were perfectly cooked. Wasn’t overfilled with mushrooms either. The veal picatta was well cooked and tasty, but I wouldn’t...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sasha M
Reviewed 16 January 2019

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
1  Thank Adventure641308
Reviewed 4 January 2019 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
1  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
1  Thank Neil B
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
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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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