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About The Van's 'On The Hill'
Delight your friends and out-of-town visitors by introducing them to The Van's Restaurant in Belmont. The famous restaurant is frequented by the San Francisco Giants, 49ers and celebrities nationwide including The Van's own celebrities: an extensive family of regular patrons, history buffs and culinary connoisseurs. Restaurants on the Peninsula come and go. The reason The Van's has remained popular for so many years is that the quality of food and service continue to be consistent; the atmosphere and welcome is always warm and friendly; and going to The Van's is like going home to meet friends and family.
Come and enjoy our Attitude Adjustment $5 Bar Bites. These items are available at the bar only from 3pm-6pm Monday-Friday AND AGAIN at 8:30pm-10:30pm every night.
You can also enjoy our Daily Special Offerings at the bar. Available twice a day from 3pm-6pm and 8:30pm-10:30pm Monday-Friday only.
All offerings are subject to change and availability.
Belmont, CA 94002
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm;
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday: 3:00pm - midnight, Saturday & Sunday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
El Camino Real
$30 and under
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
private lots available
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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They offer five rooms. Largest seating capacity is 125 people. There is a panoramic view from San Francisco to San Jose and across to the East Bay Hills.
The Van's 'On The Hill' Ratings and Reviews
Been here more than 3 times. Food has been good which is a plus since my 14 year old daughter is a picky eater. We weren’t as dressed up as other patrons (mostly Caucasian) so it may affected how our waiter treated us. He took our drink orders and when they arrive we attempted to get our appetizer order but told to wait. He told us to order desserts stating they were closing which was around 10pm- there were 3 other tables occupied. When the check came, he gave us the wrong one and stated that check costs more.
Funny that my husband had the same feeling as I did -perception that we were second class and David (Latin guy) was irritated by us (we’re Asian).
Don’t know if we will return. If we do, hopefully, David isn’t working that night.
2 ladies who lunch met again at Van's (our place) for a wonderful meal. Ordered from Loring's new smaller plates/appetizer menu. Enjoyed bacon wrapped prawns and 2 special salads.
Enjoyed our cocktails! Jennifer is the very best wait person & Lisa at the front is super!
Very very festive at the holidays, with little white lights inside and out. Great view. Food was delicious and plenty of it! Service was a little slow but does not matter if you are not in a rush. The place has a wonderful view of the bay and has a lot of history. The seating is cozy and can be a little noisey but it is a great place to take out of town guests.
Eaten here several times. Food is very good and menu selection as well as specials are diverse. Atmosphere is lively, rustic and has a historical feel. Staff is very friendly, location provides an excellent view of the bay especially on a clear night. Coming at Christmas is nice as well as they really decorate the place. Cocktails are very good and offer top shelf at a reasonable price. Good wine selection as well. They offer a frequent diners membership and have events and challenges to win free meals. Service was a little slow for the first time and we were there after 8:00 pm which is surprising for that time. It can get a little loud depending on what area you sit in, there are 4 distinct dining areas outside of the bar. Will definitely be back soon
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