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Forbes Mill Steakhouse - Los Gatos

2339 reviews
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$31 to $50
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At Forbes Mill Steakhouse we offer the finest cuisine, all natural Tajima Black Wagyu, and Prime Certified Angus Beef. Less than 1.5% of beef is elite enough to meet CAB brand prime standards. Our menu also includes, Australian Lamb Chops, Australian Lobster Tail, fresh Ahi Tuna from Hawaii, and a wide variety of seafood entrees for every guest to enjoy! Our cuisine is perfectly accompanied with a Wine Spectator "Best of award of Excellence" list featuring the finest domestic and international wines to please any palate or budget, all thoughtfully selected by our resident Sommelier.
We offer 2 private rooms to accommodate any occasion. Our vasona room is completely private, and seats up to 38 guests. Our wine room is semi private with a curtain enclosure, a stone fireplace, and seats up to 12 guests. Our professional staff is dedicated to crafting a memorable dining experience for our guests, and they share a commitment to quality and a passion to serve you.

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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Steakhouse, Californian, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Dinner Only: Sunday thru Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm - Friday and Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(408) 395-6434
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Brian Weselby
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Catering options will be considered. Please call to discuss.
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Cross street
Royce Ave.
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Parking details
Small private lot, with large public lot behind restaurant
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Special events & promotions
We can make your private function a complete success with numerous options available, birthday, graduation, retirement, you name it we can accommodate it. Please give us a call to set up your next party. Our room can hold 38 comfortably or more if your having a stand-up cocktail function.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

We can make your private function a complete success with numerous options available; birthday, anniversary, graduation, retirement, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, you name it, we can accommodate it. We have several room options available. Please contact Laura for more details.

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What 2339 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
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83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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RogerC (San Francisco)
1.0  Dined on February 19, 2018

The pre meal service and the post meal service was just terrible. I had to search out the waiter to pay the bill. If you get Carlo as your waiter, ask for someone else. Anyone else.

4.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

The food was excellent! Towards the end of the meal I felt like we were being rushed to leave. I finished my drink and before I could blink our waiter had picked up the glass. Other than that the experience and the food was great.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Went there on Saturday with my wife and a few friends for my birthday. Excellent service, atmosphere and food. I have been coming to this restaurant since it opened and I have always enjoyed it. I highly recommend it for a great steak and fantastic service.

JasonD (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Steak was great, but the soup and sides were average at best, which was a huge disappointment considering how much I paid for dinner!

AshleyG (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

We had the most beautiful Valentines/Date Night dinner! I think our server was Carlos. From start to finish, everything was prepared with delicious care. Our cocktails were tasty, the calamari was crispy and came our right away. They split our caesar salad for us and were very attentive to replacing our necessary utensils. My steak and lobster pairing was perfectly prepared, the au gratin potatoes were so creamy and the side of mushrooms were very flavorful. My husband’s filet was perfect and tender, the mac&cheese and mashed potatoes were wonderful. We finished with a hot apple crisp with vanilla gelato. We will be craving Forbes until our next date night!! Excellent service and delicious dining!

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Service was fantastic, appetizers were good, mushrooms were great, Brussels sprouts were average, steak was lacking flavor. For the price point for the quality of food, not satisfactory. I don’t mind the price tag, but at that price point, you kind of expect better.

vipJlove (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

We enjoyed a fantastic Valentines dinner with wagyu steak and lobster. The food was outstanding and our server was superb. She was friendly and helpful but never disruptive. Our only sadness is that the beef carpaccio isn't on the regular appetizer was absolutely delicious! We look forward to returning soon.

Nicolasl (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We both had the waygu beef which was amazing but very different from my girlfriend and I! She had a medium and I had a medium rare and hers's tasted so much better

vipDave (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentine’s Day dinner. Very rushed...felt like the restaurant was trying to flip tables as soon as they could. Main course came before appetizer was finished. If you stopped eating someone came by and asked if you were done and wanted the food to go. Happened 5 times. Didn’t offer desert...had to explicitly ask. Overall very disappointed!!!

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great experience as always

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

I like to plan for things in advance and have done this on many occasions. I made a reservation through open table for Valentine's Day with a note on the reservation saying that i would like the corner table so me and my wife can share the evening in our own special way. Our hostess seemed to have her own agenda and seated us against the wall where they put all parties of 2. I noticed that the table i had requested remained unseated for the better part of 30 minutes. Until i saw a couple take the private booth, they seemed to be very chummy with the staff and the hostess. Food and other staff were all excellent as always, as for next February 14th, i will pass on Forbes Mill. I just cant stomach nepotism and sucking up to other guest as others get pushed to the side.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Great food and great service in the beautiful Town of Los Gatos.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Combination of special events to celebrate.... service was attentive, dishes arrived at key times without you wondering “where is it?”, plate service was equally attentive, food quality was just excellent, overall so much better of a total experience than a few other high-caliber restaurants we’ve tried. We’ll be coming back for sure!

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

First of all, we were celebrating a wedding anniversary and loved how they put our names on the special menu. It was such a cute touch. Then everything else was awesome. The food was delicious, our waitress was wonderful and the ambiance perfect. Love this place.

Jwendo (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

After 20 minutes at our table we had to get up and find someone to come serve us. When the food came the waiter disappeared and never came back to check on us. After we were done eating it took 45 minutes for us to get the bill. The food was decent but the service was bad enough for me to never go back. And the cherry on top...... They added the gratuity to the bill.