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Forbes Mill Steakhouse - Danville
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Ranked #8 of 156 Restaurants in Danville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$32 - US$80
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Count on $100/pp for a full meal with an alcoholic beverage. The most disappointing aspect was the uneven service. Servers disappeared for long periods of time. Salad portions are very small. Steak was mediocre, dry and over cooked. For the menu prices, customers should receive better food quality and service.

Thank Art046
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

We went to Forbes Mill to celebrate a friend's birthday. We were pleasantly surprised when the hostess provided us with a special "birthday menu" upon hearing that we were there for a special occasion. This made an excellent first impression.

The two men in our party ordered steak (the Prime New York and the filet mignon) and, as one would expect in this kind of establishment, the meat was cooked to perfection. The women in our party ordered fish entree's and enjoyed them immensely. The side dishes of mushrooms and spinach were very good.

Forbes Mill has gone high tech with the wine menu which is presented on a tablet. They offer quite a range of wines from all over the world.

Our server was extremely attentive and helpful when we were making menu choices.

The ambiance is very good and projects an aura of a fine dining establishment.

Needles to say, it is pricey but ... it is worth the money!!

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Thank SES_Traveler
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Reviewed June 12, 2017

Woman at front desk refuse to make eye contact with me, and waited full 5 seconds before saying 'ya?' to me. While leaving she passed right by us and looked away. WTF!!! Is this how they treat their customers? I've been here few times before, but never had to encounter that woman since others made reservations. Started bad that left bad taste throughout the dinner.

To be fair, the overall service from the waiter was good, but not all is well that ends well, if the start is crappy.

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Thank jnlee99
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Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

Ok, so the food is also really good but definitely one of the better wine lists in town. Great bar and dining room experience and the staff is very friendly and knowledgeable!

Thank clf1967
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Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here with some friends and Sat at one of the large booths. We had appetizers, cocktails, entrees and dessert. Our waiter was very attentive and wonderful. We enjoyed ourselves, but thought the food was pretty mediocre. The ahi tuna poke and seafood pasta were bland, and the steaks were really salty. The chocolate gelato with fruit was our favorite part of dinner.

Overall, nice ambiance, but expensive for the quality of our meal.

Thank Dianah R
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