It is very much like the SF Izzy’s. Good food at modest prices (for beef), friendly service.
Shrimp cocktail and an iceberg wedge with blue cheese and bacon were both solid.
The only bone-in steak was a relatively expensive rib-eye special, so I got prime rib instead. I ordered rare because I figured that would come medium-rare, and so it did. One of my companions ordered medium-rare and got medium. This is so standard for mainstream American restaurants that I won’t ding them any points. Tasty beef, properly seasoned.
Creamed spinach excellent as at the original. Carrot and broccoli both nicely cooked. Fries were excellent, crunchy crust and creamy center.
A Washington state Merlot was tasty enough and a good value at $9 glass / $36 bottle. Personally I’d like to see a tasty Bordeaux or two on there.
It’s nice to have an actual steak house in the East Bay. I like Alfred’s better, but it’s more expensive and a schlep to SF.