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LB Steak
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Ranked #13 of 123 Restaurants in Menlo Park
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$31 - US$50
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: University
Reviewed 7 September 2013

This was our first time eating at this restaurant and I would definitely go back. The atmosphere was great and the service was great also. The food was all good and got rave reviews (there were 4 of us). The pleasant surprise was the popovers instead of bread - a real surprise since bread is just bread at a restaurant and the only difference is it served hot or cold. We each ordered different appetizers and they were all good - I had a tomato salad which was beautiful and delicious. Three in our party had rib eye steaks and they all said they were delicious and I had a filet which was wonderful also. We also each ordered difference desserts and one ordered just fresh fruit which wasn't on the menu and the waiter brought a beautiful bowl of berries. We brought our own wines and the corkage charge was minimal but they have a full (beautiful) bar. All in all a wonderful experience and we definitely will return.

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Thank CAbonbon
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Reviewed 29 August 2013

If you love to gawk at prime beef, the refrigerated case facing the front door along Santa Cruz Avenue is beautiful.

Unlike some restaurants who place plastic replicas of their menu items in the front window, LB Steak displays the real thing. Some women more comfortable ordering a petite steak may get scared with the size of the meat placed in front of them.

LB stands for Left Bank... a French food restaurant chain.

Occasionally, they host international theme nights... the latest was Filipino Night.

Thank WestCoastUSADad
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Reviewed 21 February 2013

We were not sure, but some friends invited us to join them at the holidays. We've now been back three times, and food was consistently good. They cook steak to perfection. Sides are delicious -- onion rings, creamed spinach and popovers all great. Wedge salad great. Lobster bisque pretty good. MUCH better than Flemings, better priced, quieter atmosphere. They are open late. Not enough good restaurants in Menlo Park so hope they stay!

1  Thank Lisa L
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Reviewed 10 February 2013

The bay area - and San Francisco in general - doesn't do steaks. The best steakhouses are Alexander's and Harris Ranch. I am a fan of Sundance Mining near the Stanford Campus - real Stanford memorabilia. Other places - like Village Pub - are known for their meat.

LB Steaks has a lot of great newer dishes in a hipper, modern setting. The wine list is good (as befits a steak house), but we prefer eating a more casual burger and truffled fries at the bar. Very decent food, and can swing more casual or more upscale if you have a business dinner. Prices are high.

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Thank bbulkow
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Reviewed 25 January 2013

My wife and I recently ate at L.B. Steak House in Menlo Park, and found it to be very disappointing. The waiters were very pretentious and made us feel like we were uneducated and had no idea of what we were doing when we ordered. The food came cold as did the bread. We asked them to bring us fresh bread, which they never did. The next day my wife went in and told the manager what happened, he was very apologetic and asked us if we would like to come back on him with a comp. meal. We did, and this time it was much better. We have many friends that have eaten their, and told us they would never go back.

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Thank richard k
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