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Poplar Creek

$$ - $$$American,
1700 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401-1000
+1 650-522-7526
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28 Jun 2017
“Very good breakfast with a golf course view”
28 May 2017
“Pleasant Lunch Venue with View”
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American, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
1700 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401-1000
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Lunch with a friend at his invitation. Very disappointing. Only positive is a pleasant view. My friend said he had eaten there previously and the food quality and service was nothing like our visit-which can only be described as almost total lack of service-had to...More

Thank WillieMacfan
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

I stumbled across the restaurant next to Coyote Point park. There was a wall of windows overlooking the golf course and part of the park. My breakfast was very good. It was served fairly quickly by a very attentive server. I had a great view...More

Thank Haikuist
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I met friends here and had a very good lunch. Chicken was expertly cooked with a delicate touch of herbs and was accompanied by wild rice and fresh vegetables. This was followed by a mousse tart for dessert and tea. Service was polite and timely,...More

Thank VWriter
Reviewed 7 April 2017

You get what is chosen for the meal. There is NO leeway if someone has dietary restrictions - not even leave off the sauce as the only change with a month notice. No substitutions period! That said, the salad was very disappointing with nothing more...More

Thank Robin B
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

It was for my granddaughters Bat Mitzvah celebration. Delicious dinner and good service. Jewel did a fantastic job setting everything up and Betsy was there that evening to see that everything went smoothly. A wonderful time was had by everyone invited. Thank u for helping...More

Thank margieisaak
Reviewed 7 January 2016

A restaurant at a golf course can be mixed, but Poplar Creek Grill is open with plenty of windows and a pretty good lunch menu. It feels great having lunch with friends or for business looking out onto the water, golf course and open space

Thank dmks
Reviewed 2 June 2015

A small, well maintained and peaceful place for organising meet of family / friends get to gethers, birthday parties, etc. Good view of lushgreen gold course.

Thank pravinjn
Reviewed 21 April 2015

We haven't been here for a few months but do enjoy going for lunch. It is next to a golf course and golf shop but has a nice room overlooking the course. I don't play but enjoy watching golf so I like watching the golfers...More

Thank lois a
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Had lunch before and after a round of golf. Food is excellent and generous. View and ambient is above average for this type of "grill" A good place for brunch or even a lunch business meeting. Easy in an out parking.

Thank Flyingdude
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Right on the golf course with ample parking and easy to find. So as a location, it's good. I've eaten here since it opened. In fact, I've eaten here under all its names and ownership since 1985! They do a decent buffet for groups and...More

Thank Bart C
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7 August 2015|
Response from pravinjn | Reviewed this property |
I was a casual visitor to this Golf Club. I have seen private groups enjoying themselves, not for Golf. So it seems the place can be booked for private parties and it has ample amenities for a group of 20 persons.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$19
American, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, View
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401-1000
    (Peninsula Avenue at Hwy 101)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-522-7526
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The Poplar Creek Grill Restaurant, Lounge, and Banquet Facility is located just off Highway 101 in San Mateo at Coyote Point. Our daily menus are seasonally updated and served from 11AM, with a limited breakfast served each day from 7AM. We offer a great, plated brunch every weekend from 7AM-2PM.With full bar service awaiting you, Poplar Creek Grill serves regulars and first timers with a warmth, smile, and appreciation that keeps everyone coming back.Private rooms for from 20 - 200.
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