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Elephant Bar & Restaurant

1600 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010-1504
+1 650-259-9585
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“jambalaya” (11 reviews)
“mongolian beef” (11 reviews)
“burger” (34 reviews)
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American, Bar, International, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1600 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010-1504
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Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Good dinner at a very reasonable price. Flavor was excellent. My dish was very spicy, exactly the way I like it. Enjoy the amazing view of SF Bay and the SF airport. Diane provided me with outstanding and pleasant service. (I sat at the bar)...More

Thank Ellis Z
Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

If you need a quick fix or like to sit, eat and watch planes take off and land eat here. Great scenery wide open windows. The lamb shanks are my choice with the avocado rolls. Delicious!!

Thank Jordan L
Reviewed May 23, 2016

Eat here about once a year while attending a conference at the nearby Marriott. It's always packed, perhaps because the food is good, the beer cold and the prices very reasonable. This year our server, probably a trainee, was challenged and took several tries to...More

Reviewed May 21, 2016

Several years ago I traveled to San Francisco on business a number of times. My wife accompanied me on the trips and we discovered a great restaurant called the Elephant Bar. We liked it so much that we had dinner there on many occasions. We...More

2  Thank FDSJr
Reviewed May 17, 2016

Always been a favorite spot to eat and watch the planes. Booths are comfortable, food is good (a little pricey, but this is SF), and always a good experience. Recommend sitting closer towards the bar, as the view isn't as good the further down the...More

Thank AirPirate
Reviewed May 17, 2016

We really liked this place...the menu has a good selection of various dishes...we ordered appetizers and burgers. The burgers were cooked to perfection and extremely tasty. The place has nice views of the bay...and since it faces east, the views of the bay at the...More

Thank Rogerdob
Reviewed May 17, 2016

I highly recommend reservations as it is a very busy restaurant thanks to its beautiful view of the bay. The food was served promptly and tasted great. It is priced reasonable and everyone liked their dishes. The menu has a large variety to choose from...More

Thank Gio2020
Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Ask for a table by a window to see a great view of the bay and continuous runway activity without the noise We had coconut shrimp as an apetizer which was very good, I had a huge a tasty chicken and shrimp jambalaya that had...More

Thank JimTheophilus
Reviewed May 13, 2016

We've been coming here for years since giving up on the spotty service and treatment at the Serramonte Elephant Bar. Great views of the airport landings, tasty food and beverages and the waitstaff are so damn friendly and accommodating. These kids work hard for the...More

Thank ISwimalot
Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Great location with the view of the bay. Located near most of the hotels in the area. The food is good here as always so you can't go wrong in here.

Thank BedBuggin
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Suzanne B
July 28, 2016|
Response from TravelGurl43 | Reviewed this property |
Your hotel may have a shuttle service to Elephant Bar. We took an Uber. I can't suggest walking because I'm not sure of your hotel location. The address to the restaurant is 1600 Bayshore Hwy. Burlingame CA 94010. Hope this... More
April 17, 2016|
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Response from Daveda24 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with everyone else. It is a short walk on a nice evening.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010-1504
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burlingame
  • Phone Number: +1 650-259-9585
  • E-mail
Elephant Bar Restaurant is a scratch-kitchen specializing in globally-inspired dishes and traditional, American fare. Our food is all made from scratch using the best, locally-sourced ingredients available. All of our cocktails are made fresh when you order, handcrafted in-house by our mixologists. Brunch is offered on weekends 10am-2pm with brunch cocktails, patio dining, and delicious specialty brunch entrees. We've kept the same, great Elephant Bar Restaurant exclusives you've come to love...but made them better, using only made-from- scratch methods and high-quality ingredients. Better menu items, new craft cocktails, new wine list, and new brunch cocktails. We've completely evolved.We can't wait to see you soon!
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