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The Van's Restaurant On the Hill

815 Belmont Ave, Belmont, CA 94002-2013
+1 650-591-6525
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (16 reviews)
“pork chop” (9 reviews)
“scallops” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
815 Belmont Ave, Belmont, CA 94002-2013
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice restaurant with warm welcoming team with a great sense of humour. Dinner starts with a wonderful booth in the corner overlooking the city of Belmont. Bread and butter to start. We ordered Jambalaya and Chicken Fried Steak. Plenty of food, well cooked,...More

Thank Lois67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I must confess it wasn’t my first choice but ended being better. Called to reserve and asked for a table for 19 and got it with no problem. I was asked for my credit card details and as an European this sounds odd but ended...More

Thank plopes_pt
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

This place has a wonderfully charming ambiance. You can feel the history as you walk in. Nice view of the city. We had a business dinner for 7 with a waiter who was top notch. Great wine list and outstanding food. You will not be...More

Thank JeffB203
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Was in the area and wanted to try something local for a quick dinner. Great place to dine, will return when in the area.

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Made a mistake and went during peak hour. With reservations had a short wait. Noisy when restaurant is busy. Parking tough unless you go early & it is free

Thank dcs1755
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

First time at this restaurant, treated by friends, enjoyed the experience! The food was good, presented well, and with friendly service! Will be back! As I always do with my reviews, here's a list of pros and cons. Cons: * Parking availability * Price...but worth...More

Thank Shando88
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is a hidden gem in Belmont. Sits at the top of a hill and the dinning room has large glass windows to give you an excellent view of the SF peninsula. The food was outstanding. Wanted a good steak and was not disappointed. Steak...More

Thank mbabill
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Big picture windows offering view of entire Bay Area. Good food and friendly people. Ate at the bar with 2 others. They had fish and I had Chicken Fried Steak. All enjoyed the meals. TV at bar. Watched the football game while talking. No TV...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I ordered fried Calamari, so far the best Calamari I've ever had, super tender it melts in your mouth. I had a New York steak also it was perfectly cooked and seasoned well. The waiter kept checking on us, constantly refilling water and asking us...More

Thank hrhuddle
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

With awesome steaks, strong cocktails, and an amazing view, this place is a must do. Great for celebrations and dates! Had a filet that was awesome!

Thank neiltony
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 815 Belmont Ave, Belmont, CA 94002-2013
    (El Camino Real)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Belmont
  • Phone Number: +1 650-591-6525
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