Opened in 2003, the Chops in Folsom is a steakhouse that serves up delicious, Midwestern, corn-fed beef that has been dry aged. There are also plenty of seafood options that round out the classic steakhouse menu. The kitchen uses only fresh, local ingredients and makes everything from scratch. A full bar at Chops in Folsom provides a fun, vibrant atmosphere for diners.
Dinner at Chops in Folsom includes soups, salads, burgers and of course plenty of steakhouse specials. There are chop salad, an ahi poke, blackened salmon and the beet and arugula for something lighter. The main attraction, though, is steaks, like the grilled New York strip, filet mignon or porter for two.
My daughte's warm spinach salad arrived half baked and baby spinach was not used. They offer no wild fish on their menu. My husband and I ordered the same exact steak, but they looked entirely different in appearance.
We really wanted to like chops, because of the location next to the
Beef stroganoff was watery with a big dollop of sour cream on top. Wasn't offered another drink or water refills. Not up to Chops reputation.
For the prices the food should be good. Had to ask for bread, mashed potatoes were dry, steak was not cooked well. Service was not what you would expect from a nice steakhouse. they were just not as sharp and professional like you would expect. We went multiple times and every time the seemed to disappoint. I will go to Ruth Chris for a nice steak, they never disappoint.
The mushroom stuffed appetizer was served cold. Not even close to warm. I ordered steak and Losbter for my dinner. The potatoes were cold, steak was warm my lobster was warm aswell. I chose not to order desert cause our bill was already over 150.00. Service was great and wine selection was good. My husband dinner was on the warm/cold side too. He ordered oysters for appetizer. They tasted ok but were very small. Almost not worth the effort. We didn't complain to the server about our cold food. My husband and both worked in costumer service for many years. We would rather just not go back than complain about both of our meals.
Chops Folsom has a nice location and atmosphere. The service was good. Although the prices are a bit high, we looked forward to great steak dinner. Despite steak being the restaurant specialty, the NY steak was disappointingly fatty and tough. They did provide a good complimentary dessert to the birthday celebrant in our group.
Until more attention is paid to the food preparation and overall quality, this restaurant will not get a second look.
We have been wanting to try Chops for some time and finally got around to it, but I wish we wouldn't have. I have not been so disappointed in a dining experience in quite some time. From the start of being seating with only menu and place setting to share between the two of us, to a warm spinach salad that was cold and oily to the absentee service, there is no reason to go back.
The food was well prepared and tasted wonderful. Lovely evening.
The server was very in experienced and SLOW. There were only two tables no excuse for slow service. Food was mediocre at best and priced to high. I will not go back.
We arrived early and were seated because they were not busy. The cocktail waitress arrived immediately beflore we could look at the menu. Suggestion: The hostess could point out the wine list and the fact that there are specialty cocktails listed in the menu. Ordered cocktails. We ordered an appetizer, told the waitress what we wanted to order for our dinner but didn't want it all coming at once. Our salads came first instead of the appetizer. My warm spinach salad was not warm and I had to ask for more dressing. The dressing was a heavy olive oil with some herbs sitting on the bottom. The salad was tasteless! I ate the bacon and eggs but couldn't eat it. After a long wait, our dinner arrived -- no appetizer!
This restaurant has a notable reputation: expensive. But is it worth it? No, not really. We made a reservation, had to wait & sat outside. Although very nice & courteous, our server seemed fresh out of training, as did our busboy (who hardly ever showed up.) We brought our own wine; waitress didn't really know how to handle that. Two out of 4 of us ordered salads, & when they arrived, we had to ask for forks. Then we had to ask for napkins. We never got bread, but that was OK for this group. We had an appetizer that showed up after salads, then the entrees came within 3 minutes of getting the appetizer. Then had to ask for steak knives. Really?? Food was good, not great. For 4, bringing our own wine, the tab was over $300.
After a great first experience with Chops Folsom, I was excited to go back, but my second experience was terrible. First, it took 20 minutes for our waitress to show up and take our drink orders. Next, and quite pathetically, the kitchen served our courses completely out of order. We ordered an appetizer (Calamari), salads, and steak entrees. Strangely and unprofessionally, we were served our entrees first. I appreciate that the manager took the salads and calamari off of the bill (as we were not even served them). I am very disappointed with how the situation was handled. As a fine gourmet restaurant I expected more. Paying over $150 for a terrible experience left a very sour taste in my mouth.
Our dinner was so bad that the lobster couldn't be cut with a steak knife, the mashed potatoes were not even salted, the BBQ pork sliders were cold with soggy onion strings on a smashed Hawaiian roll. Service was poor with my beverage sitting empty for over 25 minutes and the waitress had a major attitude when we complained about the quality of the food and we had to take our bill up to the bar to pay. I have had better food and service from Denny's. I will never eat at Chops again!
The wait for the entree was over an hour with several other tables being served much quicker. The pork chop was way undercooked!
We had the steak and lobster and the spinach stuffed mushrooms. Everything was cooked to perfection and very tasty.
Downhill slide not as good as it used to be the chicken was cooked before they reheated it to serve me The restaurant was empty when we got there and we still waited to sit down the waiter and bartender did not know how to make a drink
We dined with a party of 4 on Sunday August, 24. We were seated in a comfortable booth and greeted promptly by our server, (aka: manager: Brian). We were advised of the option of ordering off of the lunch menu or the brunch menu. The four of us ordered different entrees, 2 lunch and 2 brunch. Each entrée was presented beautifully and tasted very good. Support staff was very attentive. We were pleased to see a significant improvement overall as compared to our last dining experience at this establishment. Good job! Thank you!
Food was over cooked and dry. NOT a children friendly restaurant either.
Excellent food with excellent service combined to make this a great anniversary experience.
I have always been a huge fan of Chops, but the last few visits have been very disappointing. On the last visit, steak was ordered med rare and received medium to well done. They offered to replace, but who wants to sit with your sides and wait for another steak. Broccoli was hard and undercooked.
They have changed the menu and only offer three types of steak which does not include the steakhouse classic ribeye. The server was friendly and helpful, just a little slow refilling waters, completing checking etc. we will not be returning to this location.
Normally I go to their store in downtown Sacramento. However, I really liked this location in Folsom.
We went because we had a free dinner for your birthday coupon. Service was slow. We had ask for our water more than once. Had to ask for the bread. Menu had just changed but the online menu was the same. Could get the large porterhouse steak anymore.
My steak was prepared well but tough and hard to cut. The lobster was fair but a little dry and chewy. Did not come with butter or anything. My wife's risotto came out before the cook was finished cooking it. It was running and missing the peas and cheese. The guy plating the food put it out before the cook was finished cooling it.
We probably won't go back because it is expensive but the price would be ok but the food and service was 2 stars.
Weak drinks, horrible servic, the steak was bland.... Seriously I found myself wanting A1 sauce, unheard of at any other Streak House Ive been to. The steaks were over cooked, and we only saw our waitress three times during our dining experence. It is shameful to have such a nice location and to serve such poor food. Close this place and put in a Morton's or even a Black Angus.
My husband and I chose to come hereforour 2nd wedding anniversary and. It was wonderful. The food was great and not ridiculous portions (I.e. Too small or too large) and the service was very attentive. Would surly reccomend to anyone who appriciates good food.
Bad experience--Long wait for service, out of selected wine from wine list, out of selected entree. Will not return as there are several other fine dining establishments in the area.
My husband had the seafood pasta and I had the top sirloin. Both tasted amazing. We also ordered a side of brussel sprout which were delicious. The reason I gave it a four was the peach salad really bad. It was too acidic and not balanced. The peaches needed to be more ripe. The onions and dried cherries need to be removed. My suggestion is that it would be better with a little goat cheese and maybe a few fresh blueberries. It should be topped with a peach vinaigrette and lemon olive oil.
First time at Chops. Not impressed - especially for a steak house with high prices for the steaks. Mushroom appetizer came out barely warm, but the dish was sizzling hot. Filet at $39 just ok and kinda warm - not hot and no sizzle. Ordered "Classic" Caesar Salad. When the salad came I requested anchovies. No problem, brought me four anchovies. When bill arrived, extra charge of $2 for the anchovies (on the bill as "open food") - for a "Classic" Caesar Salad! Not the biggest deal in the world, but please don't nickle/dime me for anchovies for a salad where the basis for it is anchovies when I just ordered appetizers, salads, entrees, and a bottle of wine! Made comments to the waitress & manager. I think they'd heard it before.
Chose restaurant for location. Hostess and servers were great. Friendly and accommodating. We went there with a dinner focus. It was very quiet for a Saturday evening. I ordered the pork chop (I didn't see any chicken--could ave just missed it). My husband ordered the salmon. My dinner was ok. I ordered a med pork chop (I should have asked for recommendation since pork chop was dry). My husband really liked his salmon. No a bad place, but not anything I would choose to go back to. However, if in the area I would not be opposed to maybe trying the lunch menu.
Dinner Saturday evening...at 6:00pm...was seated immediately.
This was our first visit...and will be the last.
Dinner was so-so....ordered the pork chop, requested medium well....ranged from well done to rare!
Dessert was warm and it was suppose to be hot...
Wait staff was MIA....water glass and ice tea glass...the ice melted before one refill. Also the wait staff...quote..."I am overwhelmed I have to many tables to cover"...looking around she had three....
Chop's/Folsom has improved significantly since our last visit. Service was A+ and Kelsey remembered us. My husband's burger (accompanied by a leafy green salad served on its own plate) was almost too big to finish but the flavor was outstanding. His only complaint was the tomatoes--then again, unless it's August and they're fresh from the garden, he always complains! I opted for the scallop linguine, as I had never tried a pasta dish at Chops. There were 4-5 large sea scallops, cooked perfectly. The sauce was not too rich, although it had enough of a bite to jazz it up. I would order it again but ask that they minimize the red pepper seasoning. We completed our dinner with a shared apple crisp, served with creamy vanilla ice cream.
We have been to both Chops several times. Normally the food is excellent with some of the best steaks around.
However, this trip, I was disappointed with my NY Steak. It wasn't as tender or tasty as normal, although still good from that perspective. But, it had a large piece of gristle running near one side that was difficult to cut around and reduced the effective size of the steak and the overall dinning experience. Something I would expect at Sizzler bit certainly not from Chops.
Will I go back? Yes, I surely will because all past experiences have been wonderful, but another New York like this would be the last.
All four of us ordered something different. From pulled pork sandwiches to NY steak and salmon. Food was mediocre. Top sirloin steak was tough. Salmon was good. Pulled pork was dry and the NY was okay, even with the blue cheese and bacon embellishments. Air conditioning system does not work properly. It was 95 degrees outside and 84 in the restaurant (we sat by the thermostat). I couldn't finish meal as I started to sweat. We had to leave. The restaurant stayed pretty empty for a Saturday. For a $30 steak, I think I will spend my money elsewhere and stay cool.
29th Wedding anniversary dinner. Your staff greeted us and obviously read the note on our reservation. We were warmly greeted by the hostess who wished us a happy anniversary; very nice! Our server also recognized this occasion. He was outstanding; very attentive throughout the dinner, without being intrusive. Potato skins appetizer, great. We split a mixed greens salad which our server thoughtfully provided on two plates. My wife,s filet mignon; nice. My grilled top sirloin; so-so. The topping smothered the taste of the steak. When eaten without the topping, the steak was bland for being grilled. Onion rings, were okay. Our steaks were tender; and the portion size more than filling (we took some home). Dessert was very nice!
My wife had the Filet Mignon and I had the Lamb Medalions. She said hers was OK but nothing special. Mine was awaful. The mustard sauce overpowered the lamb. Also, the "medalions" did not have the fat trimmed off, which made up half of the serving. Since the sauce had to be scapped off to avoid eating fat, the whole thing rather disgusting. At $40, this was considerably overpriced. Salads were OK but nothing special. Sides of carrots were also OK but nothing special. Wine list is rather limited.
Service was OK. Atmosphere is modern industrial - hardly romantic or intimate. We won't go there again.
Used the online reservation system; that worked out great! Visited on a Thur evening for a 6:30 dinner (cuz that's the only day they serve prime rib.) Seated promptly in booth (as requested online) We ordered immediately cuz we were starved. Plates were hot, wife's salmon oscar was hot, but my prime rib wasn't--more like warm, but then again I was famished so I just dove into that delicious meat! Quick service. A detraction was two flies buzzing the table! Aside from the two flies and the fat "butter knife" of a steak knife, it was a very enjoyable dinner; delicious, served fast (as requested.) Eat out mid-week and dinner is just fantastic!
We celebrated our 61st wedding anniversary with an early meal here today. Michelle was our server, she was attentive and helpful. We will be back! Try it, you will like it too...
Our waitress was fantastic. She took great care of us. The food was very good.
Outstanding service. Lunch, great food, reasonable prices. We had, grandchildren with us, ages, 7,4 & 1 and they were well received by staff.
Lunch prices comparable to most chain restaurants and in my opinion Chops lunch offerings are tastier,ingredients of a higher quality. Service is excellent. This was my third visit for lunch. Great place for special occasion.
Good food. My table of 4 felt the waitress was arrogant and did not listen well. i asked for additional avocado on my salad. My salad arrived with no avocado. when asked, she said i did my job. i cant help if the kitchen cant follow orders. Poor service.
Clean and with nearby shopping and entertainment a must go to place.