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About The Sycamore Inn Prime Steak House
The famous place to celebrate birthdays, wedding days, or even Tuesdays.
Welcome to the historic Sycamore Inn Prime Steakhouse, a landmark of hospitality on the legendary Route 66 since 1848. Our menu features Prime Steaks, Prime Rib, Chops, Seafood, Superb Salads, Signature Side Dishes, Luigi’s Famous Minestrone Soup and heavenly desserts complete the menu. Guests can enjoy an award winning wine list featuring over 500 wines with over 40 wines by the glass. Come take a tour of the charming rustic Inn and view the gracious and elegant ambiance that has made the Sycamore Inn a tradition for special evenings, banquets and special events for generations.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Hours of Operation:
Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Sun 4:00 pm–8:30 pm
Vineyard and Grove
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Enjoy “Prime Time at the Wine Bar” Mon-Fri 5:00pm-7:00pm with 1/2 price all drinks & appetizers.
Monthly Wine Tasting Events feature great wines, sumptuous food & live entertainment.
Martini Nights, Murder Mystery Dinner Theaters and Wine Maker Dinners are planned throughout the year.
Private banquet dining rooms are perfect for business meetings, wedding receptions & holiday celebrations.
The Sycamore Inn is located on the "Historic Route 66" on Foothill Blvd.
Private Party Facilities:
The Sycamore Inn would like to assist you in planning your next special event. Our facilities can accommodate groups both large and small. From business meetings, family parties, wedding receptions, or any event that requires our special attention, the Sycamore Inn can provide you with menus, service, and other arrangements to meet your needs. The Sycamore Inn has five private banquet rooms that can accommodate from 20 to 120. Our Banquet Director, Michele Main, is standing by to discuss how we can customize your next special event and make it accommodate your needs.
Private Party Contact:
Michele Main: (909) 982-1104
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Come celebrate the holiday with your family on Christmas Eve. Now taking reservations for Christmas Eve dining, hours are 5:00pm - 9:00pm.
Christmas Eve DInner and New Year's Eve Dinner! Monthly Wine Tastings. Halloween, New Year's Eve and Spring Time Murder Mystery Dinner Theaters.
The Sycamore Inn Prime Steak House Ratings and Reviews
We went for New Year Eve and the preset menu was a disappointment. You could not pick your sides and the amount of food for the price was not pleasing. I did go expecting to pay al la cart for food items. I knew this place would be pricey. The service was slow but understandable due to the amount of people. I would definitely go back and order off regular menu.
The food was good but not great . I had the filet mignon, the potatoes were the best thing on the plate, my asparagus was bitter and I didn’t care for the tomato type sauce. My fiancé had the oscar fillet and said he couldn’t taste the I believe it was crab on top. The deserts were wonderful but small. The ambiance was okay. Overall I wasn’t impressed and there was no wow about anything for the price.
My husband and I frequent The Sycamore Inn several times during the year, as we enjoy their Prime Rib and Chilean Sea Bass. We dined at the restaurant on New Years Eve and we were disappointed to find they were offering only a fixed menu. Five different types of steaks to choose from, but no Sea Bass. I ordered the Salmon only to find it under cooked. The waitress quickly returned with another piece of salmon which appeared to be an end piece, it was just okay, a little on the dry side. In addition, we were seated in the area where the fireplace is located, but in a booth right next to the women's restroom. It was just awful to have to sit there and smell the "fragrance" from the restroom. They should not have booths so close to the restroom. Needless to say, things did not go well that evening. Thank you for allowing me to write this review.
This dinner was to celebrate the New Year. It is usual above average. This year was a big disappointment. Side dishes I could have made at home, same with the salad bread and better. There was nothing special about this dinner and the sides were alread picked for you. Nothing to speak of.
Ordering their most expensive $65 lobster and filet minogne , you received a third size piece of a normal size lobster, an over cooked dry lobster, and two mini pieces of filet about the size of a silver dollar coin that a third of it was fat. The mashed potato tasted look it came out of a box and the esparagus was the size of green beans. Totally over priced food and their wine list. Farniente for 275, when in a liquor store it is 120. So more than double, i understand cooking serving and a profit, but over 200 percent???. The waitresses are like they were new at the job. We made a reservation and the only table in the main hall was next to the woman's restroom. That is reservations for you. It used to be much better, but now i will not return and i will not recommend to anyone. And if they are monitoring their reviews, they should pay me back my money, because they ruined or Christmas eve. No wonder most of my neighbors drive far to get good food and good service, so much for getting to keep the business local.
We went for a Christmas brunch. The food and the service were excellent the ambience was excellent overall though I thought it was a little pricey.
Consider it trivial but to me if I'm paying $8 for a 12 oz bottle of beer you don't bring the beer and set it on the table with the glass
. .. you pour it for me
. my wife was surprised that I didn't correct them as I usually do at lesser places but I agree with her next time we'll ask them to pour my beer for me. Again that's one of the reasons it was overpriced. Food was good but pricey. Overall we enjoyed ourself it was something different and just a nice place for the holiday
I had reviewed the wine list online, and it is excellent. I ahd read the menu on line, and the prices were those of a fine restaurant. I was hugely disappointed. I knew what wine I wanted to order (by glass) and our waiter suggested that my guest have a different wine, actually less expensive. I said no, I think we would like what I had ordered. He kept it up, and said that the wine he suggested was very good and his friend is its representative. As if that would make me want to order his buddy's wine? I was very put off by this. The cooking is very basic, not imaginative. My rack of lamb was generous in portion but the presentation was like a cafeteria. The desert, was great. Perhaps I was just out of my element, as I normally dine in downtown L.A. or the westside, and hate to come off as a snob, but at these prices, the customers should expect more. Next to us was a table of 5 or 6 women in their 80's and perhaps this simple cooking is meant for them. Not for me.
I visited this restaurant because my date proclaimed it was her favorite place (she's a big fan of prime rib). While I might not recommend the oysters rockefeller, I would highly recommend the prime rib, the blue cheese mashed potatoes and the broiled asparagus. The cooking of the prime rib was not entirely consistent- we both ordered medium, one came out med. rare and one came out med. well, but even the med. well (yes, I took the bullet on that one) was exceedingly tender and flavorful. Even so, in the future I'd probably err on the side of caution and order a med. rare next time. The service was attentive and friendly. All in all, it hit most of the marks for what I'd expect from a good old-fashioned higher-end steak house.
I n my husband went to eat a romantic dinner for our anniversary but We are kind of disappointed as first time diners. Food was ok but its overly priced. The server was very quiet n didn't help us that much.She changed with other kind of reserved lady server without letting us know our mistake. She was watching us wirh weird looks from far,serving other table.We were not comfortable at there at all. Not going there ever again!!!
My biggest complaint about this place is the food. I can deal with snobby waiters and crowded loud dinning rooms, which this place had both, but the food better match the high prices and be high in quality and taste, and it was neither. I ordered the filet mignon, medium, and it was a little more red than pink but not overly bloody so I could deal with that, but it had no flavor, it was so bland.
My husband was debating between steaks and the waiter highly recommended the rib chop, which my husband ordered also medium. It was huge and "looked" delicious, emphasize on the word looked. The steak was so bloody when my husband cut into it that even the waiter noticed and kindly offered to take it back and have it cooked longer. I was hoping he also offered to take back all the food and keep it warm until my husbands steak was cooked, but he didn't. We didn't want our mashed potatoes, asparagus and my steak to get cold so I shared a bit of my steak with my husband and we ate some of the sides. When his steak finally came out I was almost done with mine, mind you I only ate a small portion because it had no flavor. His steak was still bloody, a little less than before, but it was not medium. If I thought my steak lacked flavor my husbands steak was the most tasteless piece of meat I have ever had. I had to add salt and pepper to the piece he gave me and I have never had to do that before, especially at a steak restaurant.
I gave this place an overall three stars because it was nicely decorated for Christmas and that always makes a place feel cozy to me, but mostly I gave it three stars because the young kid helping out the waiter with bread and drinks was very nice and attentive. The mashed potatoes were tasty, but my husband pointed out that they tasted like boxed mashed potatoes with a lot of butter, I grew up eating boxed mashed potatoes and I think he is right, they were boxed potatoes.
Have gone here for years, love the ambiance and food. This visit was highly disappointing. My food came out cold, although was delicious, 2. $30+ steak dinners came out practically raw . Only 1 dinner was acceptable. She ate her's alone and was done before our 3 dinners came. Received a full bill with no discounted items. Had to ask.
The holiday decorations and warm fire created a heavenly ambience. The food was really good. We shared the artichoke appetizer and the rib eye. Sides were extra but delicious. We hadgarlic mashed potatoes and crisp steamed broccoli. The special Sycamore dessert was really good. One is plenty for two people. Puff pastry, vanilla bean ice cream, caramel sauce, fresh berries and whipped cream. What’s not to like. We will be back!
I found it ridiculous that our party of 10 was set at a long table that began right at the kitchen entrance and ended with a pillar in the middle of the seating. I could understand if the restaurant was crowded, but it was 3/4 EMPTY! There was plenty of other areas in the restaurant where we could have been comfortably seated without impacting any other guests.
Lesson learned: don’t bring large parties to this establishment; they don’t know how to accommodate them.
Even though my brother lives only 5 miles away, this was out first time at the Sycamore Inn. The venue is great, we loved the old style leather chairs and elegant atmosphere. The food was excellent, I had rack of lamb and since we had just arrived from Australia the week before I was pleased that it was every bit as good as the lamb we had in Australia. My partner had the braised lamb shank which was also first rate and my brother the scallops and shrimp which he definitely enjoyed.
The service was a little hap hazard. They forgot my brother's starter and then forgot my partner's dessert so in both instances two of us sat with our food waiting a significant time for the third person to get their dish. The waitress was very nice and helpful when we managed to spill a glass of wine, but it seemed to be taking along time to get food out of the kitchen. In fact it took 3 requests to get the cheese plate my partner ordered for dessert and we joked that my brother could have ordered the souffle he wanted in the time it took to get the cheese plate.
I would go again, but since their prices are expensive, I would expect the service to be more efficient.
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