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Forbes Mill Steakhouse - Los Gatos

4.6
2334 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steakhouse
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  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
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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Cuisines
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
Catering options will be considered. Please call to discuss.
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Neighborhood
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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 2334 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.6
service
4.3
ambience
4.0
value
Noise · Moderate
83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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AshleyG 
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

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!

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

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.

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Nicolasl 
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

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

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Dave (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined 4 days ago

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!!!

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Great experience as always

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined 4 days ago

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.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

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

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 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!

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 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.

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Jwendo (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on February 4, 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.

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vipSpike (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

Warmly met at front door by GM Bryant then directly to my fave table. Our guest was 20 minutes late but during that time our very professional server Matt made perfect suggestions for food and pairings!! Choices were perfect. Another delightful evening!!!

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

Amazing experience. Made us a personalized menu for my fiancé’s birthday. Loved the food. Perfect experience.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Food and service where excellent as usual. Had Wayne whom is an excellent waiter again and enjoyed his service immensely. However, something was up with the seating last night as our 7:45 reservation pushed into 8:10. Forbes Mill is usually pretty on-time but there was definitely something wonky going on Saturday. Either way, still love this place and will be returning.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Great place to have a dinner!

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vipLJSMileR (Hawaii)
4.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Good food, attentive service ... my Porterhouse was cooked to perfection. The Passion Fruit Cheesecake was very good & combined with the French press Kona coffee made for a great ending.

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tiggermug (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Good food. Subpar services. Went for birthday dinner but no “happy birthday!” writing/icing on the dessert plate? All other tables were getting it. Nice touch with birthday message on the menu, though. Felt like the services were all very rushed. Asked about vineyard for one of the flights and was told that he would check it but no answer.

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SonyaFD (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

We came here on a whim because we had tried all the other steak serving restaurants in Los Gatos. Though they are the most pricey, they did have the best steaks. We had fillet mignon and aged NY steak. The au gratin potatoes were wonderful too! Our only complaint was the noise. People were yelling over each other, but they were having a good time! The bar is part of the dining room for all practical purposes so that added to the noise. We got there at 8:45 and it started getting more quiet as they closed at 10pm. We got the dessert sampler and my favorite was the coffee flavored creme brule.

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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Our server was amazing , the food was amazing!

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Well the food was good as usual, the service was especially slow that night. We’ve been to the restaurant many times, even hectic times like New Year’s Eve. However that night was especially slow with very minimal interaction. Perhaps it was because we were in the private dining room, albeit with other folks.

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ThomasS (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Very noisy.....waiters even had difficult time hearing

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