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Welcome to the Elbow Room

Chef Roy Harland invites you to experience the amazing flavors in our fresh seafood and exceptional steaks.  Enjoy a distinctly artisan approach to comfort food 364 days a year.

Taste seasonal favorites, like locally sourced fresh fruits, vegetables and Harris Ranch Certified Natural Black Angus beef.
Since 1955 our famous steak sandwich has been a guest favorite and our number one best seller…   and it still is today.

Completely remodeled in 2013, with three uniquely designed banquet rooms – perfect for any special occasion or private event.

Our Story

Imagine visiting your favorite San Francisco-style steakhouse. Place it in the heart of California and invite all your friends to meet you there, and you’ll experience The Elbow Room. From the day the doors first opened in 1955, The Elbow Room has been serving the best steak sandwich anywhere and it’s still the number one item on the menu today.
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The culinary team will proudly tell you they only serve the finest Harris Ranch 100% Certified Natural Black Angus Beef, and it’s a difference you can taste.

The Elbow Room is synonymous with the best in casual dining and is known for being the place to see and be seen. Owner Mike Shirinian says it’s their artisan approach to comfort food that’s the real secret to the success of the nearly six decade-old California icon. Enjoy premiere steaks and seafood while sampling from the Wine Spectator Award Winning wine list. Watch the best satellite sports or just hang out with friends dining on one of the year-round temperature controlled patios. Completely remodeled in 2013,The Elbow Room has both eyes on the future while retaining an important link to its historic past – where everything old is new again.


  • Banquet Facilities

    Three Private Banquet Rooms

    Our tables are set for all of life's special occasions. Contact us today to book your own private restaurant.

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  • All about the food

    Elbow Room Food

    Locally sourced, seasonal favorites, including fabulous Harris Ranch Beef, and fresh seafood.

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  • Featured Events

    Join Us For Sunday Sizzle!

    We've got the perfect way to end your weekend with live music on our patio stage from 2-5 for Sunday Sizzle!

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Every Day is a Holiday... and ... Every Night is New Years Eve.

Mike Shirinian