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Forbes Mill Steakhouse

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206 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-7207 (Royce Ave.)
+1 408-395-6434
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good meet with original entrees. I highly recommend the Blackened rib eye. The seasoning is just fantastic. Only down side is that it is really loud!

Thank Steph_3806
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The people here at Forbes know what they're going. From the great bar staff that will make you traditional Whiskey Sour (with egg white) to the wait staff that will treat you like you own the place, you'll get great service here. But, and better yet, the food is exceptional. Definitely a must try.

Thank Hooman A
Los Gatos
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135 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a business associate who is meat eater. Nice ambiance and excellent full bar. Our waitress was very attentive and gave us time and space to talk business. I had dry aged New York and he had the rib eye. I still do not understand why a high-end steakhouse cannot make a better New York than I can make on... More 

Thank RichMLosGatos
Phoenix, AZ
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904 reviews
458 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 407 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had come to Los Gatos, to dine at Manresa, and were playing all other dining by ear. I have to admit that what drew us to Forbes Mill Steakhouse was their wine list, and we are glad that it did. We were promptly seated for our reservation, at a large two-top. I began with the wine list, to get... More 

Thank Bill_Hunt_AZ
San Jose, California
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

It's rare for us to down-grade a restaurant for its poor service because the quality of the meal is a higher priority. However last month's service was appalling. Our waiter told us that bread would be coming right away, but it didn't until after our salads arrived. When my trio of meats from the prix fixe menu was brought to... More 

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Mountain View, California
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422 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Top-drawer steakhouse - good salad, steaks, sides, and dessert. Very good service, too. The Blackened RibEye was perfectly done, and a large serving. Coupled with the Wedge salad and Creamed Spinach (with BACON!), I didn't have to eat for 24 hours!

Thank David P
St Andrews, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Had the Onion Soup which was good followed by the Filet which was good but not fabulous. The staff were friendly and so we all enjoyed the evening. Expensive but it is The Valley so nothing unexpected.

Thank Doug G
Berkeley, California
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193 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We held a birthday dinner at Forbes Mill Steakhouse for my 17 year old twin grandchildren last month and were very pleased with the experience. The tables are set far apart so that the noise level is not overwhelming, and the service staff is very friendly and attentive. We had told the restaurant that this was a birthday dinner, but... More 

Thank nevertooold53
Henderson, Nevada
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116 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

In the heart of Los Gatos lies this great steak restaurant. Outstanding steak and side dishes. Very clean and well lit atmosphere. Excellent staff. Food comes out at a slow, measured pace which makes it ideal for conversation.

Thank anagorski
Walnut Creek, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious as one would expect from a top notch steak house. My girlfriend ordered the ahi and even that was perfect. We had a reservation but arrived about 15 min early. Upon learning that, we were offered to begin dinner or if we wanted to wait we could do that too. We opted to sit and were... More 

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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, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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: +1 408-395-6434

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?