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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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Phoenix, AZ
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845 reviews
434 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 360 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 

Thank SiValTchr
Mountain View, California
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420 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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546 reviews
392 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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103 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

Thank Chris B
Luzon, Philippines
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383 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Forbes Mill in Los Gatos came with a strong recommendation from our partners living in the area. It's located in a nice, almost genteel downtown strip of Los Gatos. Service was topnotch especially Carlos, our waiter. Almost all of us had their steaks. Available in different cuts, they're all Certified US Angus and aged 28 days, except for a Dry... More 

Thank hizonfire
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

We had a party of 16 people, down from the original 20, the room was cramped and the table was set so cramped that shoulders literally touched. The waiter was good enough but the busser would remove from any side and would actually bump into guests, the same busser when refilling water skipped guests. when the food came out the... More 

Thank James A
San Jose, California
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201 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

My friends invited us as they are usuals. We were treated very well all through out our dining experience. We started off with the crab cakes, foie gras and the sampler platter all great. We had a Spanish Red wine to bad they didn't sell full bottles. I would have given this place a 5 star but two of our... 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
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?