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Ladera Grill - Morgan Hill
Ladera Grill - Morgan Hill

Ladera Grill - Morgan Hill Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.laderagrill.com
  • Phone: (408) 201-9200
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Daily 11:00am-4:00pm
    Dinner: Daily 4:00pm-10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Tony Garcia
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Our private Banquet Room is an ideal place for corporate meetings, group dinners, receptions, and other special events and celebrations. The room seats 40 guests and is equipped with an 65-inch LED monitor for business presentations or photo/video slideshows.
  • Private Party Contact: Matthew Medeiros (408) 201-9200

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 3rd Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Ladera Grill - Morgan Hill
We are in downtown Morgan Hill, at the corner of Monterey and Third Street in the historic Skeel"s building. We're building this restaurant in order to provide our guests with an elegant, and yet comfortable venue to eat, drink, relax and enjoy. Our hours of operation are 11:00 am to 10:00 pm, 7 days a week. We have an extensive lunch and dinner menu, featuring hand-cut U.S.D.A. prime steaks,as well as seafood, poultry, entree salads, and pasta dishes. We also have a broad appetizer selection. Our beautiful new full bar offers both traditional and Ladera Grill original mixes. The extensive wine selection features the best that our Golden State has to offer, as well as selected international offerings.We look forward to you visiting Morgan Hill's newest restaurant.Continued
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
Diner Reviews
  • "We where there on the 4th of July to celebrate our anniversary. I stated that on the open table reservation and there was no mention of it while we where there, which was very disappointing! We chose to eat on the patio and it was great but the service was sub par compared to the menu pricing. We chose Ladera for a very special occasion and it was just ok! Wasn't horrible and I am sure we will give it another try."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "We were at the restaurant via a gift certificate gifted by our daughter. We were seated at a nice window booth. Our server for the evening stopped by the table and threw down special menus with no explanation and said that he would be back. When he finally returned his first words were "Are you ready to order"? We knew nothing about the specials and wanted to order drinks and an appetizer. Another server brought the appetizer and then we sat there waiting for our drinks while our appetizer got cold. Drinks finally arrived and once again in a hurried manner we were asked "Are you ready to order"? We ordered and again someone else brought the meals and placed them incorrectly on the table. My order was incomplete and I couldn't see our server"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Food is very good. Service was excellent this visit, but can be a little bad on busy nights, or different waiter. Ambience was quiet for a Sunday evening."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "The setting was nice and food was good. We enjoyed the cowboy salad and swordfish. 2yr old liked the mushroom risotto. Quick, friendly service. Would recommend."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Really nothing special. Food was prepared well - just nothing special. Could become a top pasta restaurant but cooks must try harder."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "All of the food was extremely under seasoned. I also had a mojito that I sent back because it tasted like pure soda water, I got a new one that tasted exactly the same. The only good thing was the raw oyster appetizer, very fresh."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We had a great time. Morgan was wonderful! Will be back soon."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "Had a terrific outdoor business lunch. great outdoor setting. Food was excellent and the service was as well!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Had a very enjoyable dinner celebrating belated Father's Day. Seating was very quick. Liana, our waitress, was very attentive! The filet mignon was done well. Love the feature that you can BYOB on Tuesday. Great place to eat in Morgan Hill."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Served food in timely manner. Was not offered fresh black pepper/or grated cheese despite high meal prices. Food was heates under lamp too long and overoverly salted."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Lovely decor, dishes for everyone. My potroast was very good, my friends' salmon and chicken dishes were equally as delicious. Service was friendly, attentive. When one of the desserts that was supposed to be a berry crumble had no berries in it, the server offered to bring another dessert but my friend preferred no other dessert so the server took the berry dish off of the bill. She also brought me a sweet Happy Birthday dessert written in caramel with with a candle in some ice cream, made this ol' lady very happy! Would defintely return and recommend. The only thing is the bar in the main dining area made for a very loud room."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "We dine at Ladera Grill often and it never disappoints. The food is great and the staff is always friendly and attentive."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "I especially enjoyed the menu choices. There were many items that are not commonly offered, making it hard for me to choose. Everything was tasty and served with great accompaniments. I had the pork osso buca which melted in my mouth. The desserts were very large, big enough to "share with a friend". Drinks were hearty also and not overpriced. I will definitely return here."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "Overall the food and service was very good. What ruined the experience was paying $40 in corkage fees to open 2 bottles of wine."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Ladera is a very fine restaurant for dining. Service was well improved from 2 years ago. They make sure they take very good care of their customers."
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "I have been to Ladera Grill a number of times at both lunch and late night dinner. It is always consistently good, well prepared and tasty. I've never been disappointed."
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "Ladera Grill is a local favorite in Morgan Hill. Classy, yet comfortable and welcoming, Ladera successfully achieves a special dining experience for all. The staff at Ladera are excellent- attentive and accommodating. The food and drinks are top notch in quality, presentation and taste. When chosing a place to dine at any time, you can't go wrong with Ladera Grill."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Service was good, but food was sub par. Everything was slightly overcooked. The fried artichoke appetizer was bland with tough pieces of artichoke and no zip to the sauce. The halibet shrimp dish had black sweet potatoes and the fish was overcooked. Very disappointed considering we were given a gift certificate for a special anniversary. We may give this another try as it has a good reputation."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "As always the food selections on the main menu and the specials were great. The service was well done and we were certainly treated well. The Ladera Grill is a fun place to take guests or just for a special dinner."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "First time trying Ladera, but had heard good things about the place so drove down from San Jose to give it a try. From the beginning the service was slow, and seemed a little disorganized. We were pleasantly surprised with the appetizer, and then both of our meals. We both had salads with seafood. The seafood was fresh, and the both salads were delicious. I would recommend going for the food, but be prepared to be patient with the service. Owner/manager needs to do some training with the staff."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "We went to Ladera for our anniversary. A reserved table was waiting for us. The place was not overly busy but the chef's were having a bad night. Asked for no onions on my pasta and received extra onions and filet arrived cold. Waiter took both meals away and when they came back, pasta was fine, but filet, supposedly cooked medium was sadly delivered undercooked, virtually raw. The waiter could not believe how raw it was and we agreed not to return it for a 3rd time. We both left the restaurant hungry and underwhelmed. Very disappointed in a steak house that could not cook a steak. Manager never came out to apologize. Waiter apologetic and very courteous and raw filet was comp'd so thank you for that."
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "Third time to The Ladera Grill. First two trips and the food was excellent. This time I ordered a ribeye medium and it was rare and a poor piece of meat. I did not say anything to the waitress even though I should have. I'll try again I'm sure.....next time if there is a problem I will speak up."
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "You can't go wrong with this place. Great service, food and ambiance! "
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "It is a great place to meet for business also, just enough noise to cover your discussion."
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "Enjoyed a wonderful relaxing dinner at Ladera Grill. Our table was ready when we walked in, the food was excellent and time between courses was paced perfectly. Never felt rushed, we were able to relax and enjoy the meal. My favorite item is the polenta on the appetizer menu-paired this with a salad and it was just the right amount of food. My husband had the pot roast and it had a wonderful mushroom sauce on it. We splurged and had dessert-the molten chocolate cake was a slice of heaven. Can't wait to go back for more polenta!"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "I live in the area so I'd go back for sure. Would I drive 30-40 minutes for this place? No. But the food was delicious. The blackened salmon was grilled to perfection with a crusty skin, moist buttery inside. Pasta was perfectly al dente. Raw oysters fresh and void of any fishy aroma. Signature cocktail Moscow Mule was light yummy refreshing. Price point was fantastic and diverse, portions were generous. I would say the only thing lacking was ambience (loud!) and 5 star service. Everyone from the host(s) to waitstaff seemed perfunctory and impersonal. It was impossible to locate our waitor since he seemed responsible for nearly all the tables! We had different waitstaff serve us the food, and one designated for clearing. But food?: 5 stars!"
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "I have eaten at Ladera in the past and also attended some of the wine dinners, which were excellent. This experience was disappointing in terms of food and service. The lobster special was very overcooked and the wait person never returned after our meal was served. We were not seated in the main dining room, which was great. It almost seems like there has been a change in management."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Never disappoints always enjoyable. My friends and my husband and I frequent the restaurant and bar - big fans"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "This was our third visit to Ladera Grill. We enjoyed it as much as the previous visits, but the service was slower than other times. This may have been because we were seated outside, but we've done that before and it wasn't a problem. Surprisingly, for a Friday night it wasn't teeming with people as has been the case on other visits. Is it losing some of its popularity?? The sommelier had trouble with the cork while opening the wine which we brought.She was nice enough to disregard the corkage fee. "
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "I live in Morgan Hill and go to Ladera Grill whenever I want a special lunch with a friend, or a romantic dinner. It is one of MH's fine and little known restaurants. This time I had a teriyaki skirt steak lunch special. It was the best I've ever had! My friend had the same. He was very impressed with the flavor. The place is clean and well-run. My only complaint is that with a lot of hard surfaces, it can get a little noisy at times."
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "Always great food in the local area for any meal. Have been here for lunch and dinner, with family & friends its always great"
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "Again, this was another great dining experience at Ladera's. Great service and terrific food. We love the menu choices and the wine list."
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "$26. For a chicken breast? Great service, wonderful bread. Nice to sit outdoors. "
    Dined on 4/30/2014
  • "I have had several lunches here in the past and hadn't tried the Seared Ahi Salad Nicoise. I was very pleased with the preparation, freshness and presentation. The ahi was seared perfectly and was dressed very lightly. I highly recommend this dish."
    Dined on 4/22/2014
  • "We were dining there last week. It took a long time to get my glass of wine and it came just before the entree. The steak was ordered medium rare but came out well done and was cold. The server was to busy serving a party and gave no attention to my wife and I."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "We go to Ladera quite often and are never disappointed. We are thankful we have such a great restaurant in town."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Perfect for us for Easter brunch--they had high chairs that fit my 6 mo. old grandson's car seat and he slept through 1/2 of lunch! Delicious food, great selection. Not toooo pricey, although we had no booze...like a $20 salad-fries-and burger meal....nice for special occasions. Parking was easy."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "We have been to Ladera Grill previously, a couple years ago for brunch and truly enjoyed the food and service..... We returned with our parents for a birthday dinner and were totally satisfied with the service and the food from the time we arrived until we paid our bill which turned out to be more reasonable than expected. Ladera Grill is an exceptional dinning experience with a very complete menue that caters to all tastes with special attention being paid to kids..... If you haven't been to the Ladera Grill in Morgan Hill you are missing out on a local gem....."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "The waiter was attentive but not hovering. The food was hot when it arrived and tasted great. I would come back again."
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Good food and a good ambience. They have been trying a cabaret type duo singing during dinner on Mondays (and I think they said Sundays or Tuesdays). This was unexpected. The electric piano was a little to lounge sounding for my taste although the young singer was pleasant. It was unexpected as we went for a quiet dinner so was actual a bit if a negative as they were a little too loud for a quiet dinner. However, service was good and so was the food. I know that are trying the entertainment for a few weeks...not sure it's working well."
    Dined on 4/13/2014