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Astaria - CLOSED

50 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4011
+1 650-344-9444
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
30 Mar 2013
15 Mar 2013
“Nice little neighborhood restaurant!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, International, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
50 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4011
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Reviewed March 30, 2013

American cuisine It has gone downhill since the last time we were here Inefficient restaurant layout The meat loaf was not tasty The turkey melt was okay Very limited menu Service was at times excellent; other times not so good Would not come here again

Thank Rosquete
Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

Brought a group for Brunch at Astaria in San Mateo. The food was good with some interesting choices to include corned beef hash, hamburger and vegi eggs Benedict-all delicious. It was a bit loud with another large group and the service was s bit slow--but...More

Thank Pastalisious
Alicia P, Owner at Astaria, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2013

Thank you for recommending us on TripAdvisor. I'm pleased to know you found our menu interesting and thought our dishes tasted delicious. Considering your overall experience was enjoyable, I'm confused as to why you only rated us 3 stars. What can we do to improve...More

Reviewed January 26, 2013

The soup is always homemade and rich and delicious. We've had numerous events there with family and coworkers. Always, the owners and manager are helpful and accommodating. I love the Linda Salad, and always there is a range of light as well as rich and...More

Thank lin s
Alicia P, Owner at Astaria, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2013

Thank you so much for recommending us on TripAdvisor. I'm honored to know we're one of your favorite restaurants in San Mateo. From our accommodating service to our diverse menu, we want all of our guests to have a fantastic time dining with us. Looking...More

Reviewed January 18, 2013

Great combinations of tastes. We shared the mushroon stogies, the beet salad, and the cawliflower. I had the fish tacos, and my two friends had the mushroom risotto and the butternut squash raviili. We shared the cinnamon roll bread pudding. With drinks, very reasonable. Unique...More

Thank VeronicaS713
Alicia P, Owner at Astaria, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2013

Thank you so much for your review. We try to set ourselves apart from standard New American restaurants, so I'm pleased to hear you found our dishes unique and delicious. Looking forward to your next visit! Best wishes, Alicia, Owner

Reviewed September 4, 2012

I had the tuna tartar and a salad. The tuna was packed full of flavor and I totally loved it! The salad was a salad... nothing overly special. I'd go back again sometime for a glass of wine and the tuna. But it's a bit...More

Thank VikiKrys
Alicia P, Owner at Astaria, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2012

Thanks so much for your review. I'm glad that you thought the tuna tartar was packed with flavor. We make sure to select fresh and seasonal ingredients from local farmers and ranchers so that everything tastes flavorful. I understand that the ahi is expensive, but...More

Reviewed August 23, 2012

My absolute only complaint is that this restaurant is not in our town so that we could eat there very regularly. The menu is very inviting and we had trouble deciding it all sounded so good. My wife ordered the pork tenderloin which was done...More

Thank PeterAZ
Alicia P, Owner at Astaria, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2012

Thanks so much for your review Peter. I'm so happy to hear that you and your wife loved your dinner. Our focus is using ingredients with integrity and preparing them with the same care. What else did you want to try from the menu? If...More

Reviewed August 8, 2012 via mobile

Good food, nice atmosphere and good service. My husband enjoyed his steak with a very tasty sauce while I enjoyed the Asian salad. Worth checking out.More

Thank Pastalisious
Alicia P, Owner at Astaria, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2012

Thanks so much for your review! I'm glad that you and your husband enjoyed your meal. We make sure to order all our meat and produce from local farms and ranches so that everything tastes fresh. The next time you're in the neighborhood, please make...More

Reviewed April 27, 2012

So far I have only been to Astaria for a Sunday Brunch, but given the quality of the food I would imagine it would be a great place for any meal. My friend and I split an order of the steak and eggs and also...More

Thank SCUAmanda
Reviewed April 21, 2012

Was invited to an event at Astaria, and had never dined there before. Everything was delicious. Great flavors, tender meat, and served hot. The service was nice as well. I would definately return when in the area.

Thank Grandma51
Alicia P, Owner at Astaria, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2012

Thank you so much for your review. I'm glad to hear that we left a great first impression. Which dishes did you try? The next time you're in San Mateo, please make sure to stop by! All the best, Alicia, Owner

Reviewed April 4, 2012

My husband and I eat here often and always love our experience. We also had our wedding brunch here a few years ago. Service is good, food is great and the place is super cute and clean!

Thank weddinggirlsf
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4011
    (El Camino Real)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-344-9444
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