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The Mountain House

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13808 Skyline Blvd, Woodside, CA 94062-4504 (Henrik Ibsen Road)
+1 650-851-8541
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 14:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri 17:00 - 21:30
Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Winnipeg, Canada
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You wind along a mountain road and it seems you are getting deeper into the woods. You come across a rustic roadside spot and find the place is packed. The menu is amazing. The food is wonderfully prepared and served with style and grace. This is a great place to go for a dining adventure..

Thank Frank R
Woodside, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mountain House is a great spot in the redwoods, with fine dining in the back, and casual dining and cocktails in the bar up front. I've come to the restaurant for celebrations, dinner meetings, and double dates, but also stop by the bar area with my kids to play the jukebox and order snacks (you can order the full... More 

Thank Scott D
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

On King's Mountain, in the beautiful redwoods. Casual setting with bar and seperate dining room. Good food. Long established business...where the locals go.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Woodside, California
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114 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a favorite with locals. They have fireplaces and a romantic, rustic atmosphere. The food is good and not too expensive. The restaurant is large with multiple rooms and is not too noisy.

Thank Kyung Y
Woodside, California
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73 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Very low key dining establishment with delicious food and competent friendly service. Warm atmosphere in a forest setting. Come in daylight and enjoy the changing light of the trees as the day ends. My favorite dish is venison, but there are plenty of options for all palettes.

Thank Hoopster95
San Francisco, CA
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315 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Went for an early New Year's Eve dinner. Can't believe we haven't tried this before. It's not too far. Just about 15 min from the 92/280 interchange. Is on an amazing redwood forest- feels so far away. They have a cozy bar in front with a fireplace and lots of wood and then a nice, fancier dining room in back,... More 

Thank Jim M
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The Mountain House is located above Woodside in a rather remote area. It is a pleasant drive during daylight hours but more challenging for the uninitiated at night. We were lucky enough to catch a beautiful pink and peach sunset as we ascended Hwy 92 and crested the hill at Skyline Blvd. A quick 6 mile drive found us parking... More 

Thank Liz102676
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Great service and hosts. Always go there for birthday dinners or visitors from out of town. Never disappointed.

San Carlos, California
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

By surprise I met friends here and was very happy to be back. It has been years and it was like going home. They have great game meets like Elk, Venison, Duck and much more. They also have traditional items. You fine under the redwoods and this place has charm.

Thank Bob G
New Port Richey, Florida
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56 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is a great place for beef!! I live in Half Moon Bay. My favorite time of year is Oct,Nov,Dec as it feels festive. A great place for an special event too.

Thank bcasual2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$45
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13808 Skyline Blvd, Woodside, CA 94062-4504
    (Henrik Ibsen Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Woodside
  • Phone Number: +1 650-851-8541
Whether you’re looking for an intimate dinner or celebrating with friends and family, The Mountain House is your destination. Nestled in the redwoods above The town of Woodside on Skyline Blvd., The Mountain House offers a casual fine dining experience. With our wood burning fireplaces in the Rustic bar and elegant dining room or the outdoor beauty of the forest room, The Mountain House offers a variety of Meat, Poultry, Seafood and game items, such as Bison, elk, ostrich, venison and rabbit.
Just a 5.5 miles south of highway 92 on Skyline Blvd., The Mountain House is easily accessible from San Francisco, the east or south bay.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?