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) #187 of 344 Restaurants in San Mateo $$$$ American,
222 E 4th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4079
+1 650-685-3727
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Contemporary
222 E 4th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4079
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Reviewed 23 July 2015

I travel to San Mateo to visit our kids at least 3-4 times a year. Finding a decent restaurant is always a headache. Been here twice so far. Once on the Boxing day for dinner and liked it. I was pleasantly surprised to find out...More

Thank Showchia H
Reviewed 17 March 2015

My friend reserved a valentine dinner for us last minute and they were nice enough to squeeze us in a day before valentine. But it's an early one since that's the only one available, Since it's an early one, there were very few customers yet...More

Thank V4c4t10n3r88
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Over the years, I've eaten here. This visit was an unpleasant surprise. While the staff was gracious and the table looked very nice, the food was many steps down from what it had been. My companion and I had four dishes, three of which were...More

Thank yakherd
Reviewed 29 December 2014

Walked in as a tourist on a business trip on a Sat night without a reservation (a must on Sat night anywhere, we tried walking in 3 other places and calling 2 others). We were able to be seated in the bar area right away...More

1  Thank Beachkattt
Reviewed 8 November 2014

My husband and I walked in and got a table right near the fireplace in this cozy, very quiet restaurant for a birthday occasion and were very happy with the experience. There are choices of fixed prix menus, but you can also order any individual...More

Thank tapestries
Reviewed 14 September 2014

My wife and I had a truly delightful meal here. The restaurant is located on the second floor over Draeger's Market, which was a little tricky to find. We called the Maitre'D, Michael, who was very helpful. We chose the three course meal with wine...More

Thank KevinAShaw
Reviewed 3 August 2014

With tip, wine and 3 or 4 courses, the meal will run you about $100/per person. Good quality food and well executed. Dessert was not my favorite. The cod entree I had was fishy smelling but cooked just right. Really enjoyed the appetizers - tomato...More

1  Thank Chartreuse
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Enjoyed my meal at Viognier, which came highly recommended by my Bay area friends. Did the 'standard' 3-course meal and charcuterie board to start - all very good. (chose the steak as a main course and it was superb.) Service was efficient, wine was good,...More

Thank cr1557
Reviewed 20 June 2014

Pretty high-end food. Interesting choices on the menu. Delicious taste. Great for gourmet lovers. You will not find anything cheap here. Money wise, not a place I could go to often. Had a great experience.

1  Thank JonasFrost
Reviewed 27 March 2014

I have eaten here many times over the past several years and found the service and quality very consistent and excellent. The menu changes and is a tasting menu (you choose selections for each course; they offer 3, 4 and 5 course meals, with and...More

Thank dfeinber
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Is there a dress cpde?
27 December 2016|
Response from TooFrequentTraveller | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. Nice casual will be sufficient I think. Enjoy it!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$80
American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 E 4th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4079
    (B St. and Ellsworth)
  • Public Transportation: Cal Train / San Mateo Stop 1 block away
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-685-3727
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