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The Kitchen

279 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030-2607
+1 650-692-9688
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good51%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (29 reviews)
“tofu skin” (2 reviews)
“bbq pork” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Seafood
$$ - $$$
279 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030-2607
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11 - 20 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 4 February 2017

I ate at the Kitchen on a recent business trip as it was a quick walk from my hotel. The entire time I was there I was the only English speaking person there which in my mind assured me this is good Chinese food. They...More

Thank Catrina19
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The Kitchen was recently renovated and it's a better and nicer restaurant. Doors open at 11am and there was already a line outside. However, the lines moved really fast and were able to get a table for our group. They have dim sum for lunch....More

Thank BPenuliar2015
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Very good. Excellent service. Great price. Just do it and you will be happy that you did. It will not break your wallet.

Thank Samuel A
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Price is reasonable and quality is high, so almost lunch/dinner times are busy. Resavation is better.

Thank みーや
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Met up with friends for dim sum. Just like being in Hong Kong. Food was great and the atmosphere authentic. The crab with goose egg coating was excellent though rich. Ho fun noodles were excellent - not too greasy. Also the ha gaw and Sui...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent dimsum, esp durian puffs, fried tofu skin with prawns, fried turnip cake, shrimp rice noodle rolls & bbq pork rice noodle rolls. Will definitely come back again.

Thank thscang
Reviewed 26 June 2016

They used to be one of the top rated Chinese restaurant in the Bay Areas but the food and service quality had gone downhill over the years. That being said, it is still one of my favorite restaurants especially for Chinese "dim sum". My favorite...More

Thank dmdvfl333
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I continue to dine here for the dim sum only. I do not know if the unfriendly and inattentive service is a cultural thing but they are consistently rude. They are always busy as dim sum is served at a certain time of the day....More

Thank Savvy-Sailorette
Reviewed 17 May 2016

My husband and I nitially invited our niece to meet with us in Millbrae for dinner at a Chinese cafe/bistro during our visit to California (somewhere between San Francisco where she lived and Los Altos where we were staying). Unfortunately, the cafe/bistro was closed on...More

Thank Shirley E
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by the hotel clerk and the airport shuttle driver. The food was tasty and the serving size was ample.

Thank decasmash
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030-2607
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Millbrae
  • Phone Number: +1 650-692-9688
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