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ABC Bakery Cafe

210 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4015
+1 650-685-8881
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good38%
  • Average31%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“noodles” (4 reviews)
“milk tea” (3 reviews)
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210 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good traditional HK style breakfast sets, lunch plates or noodles, and simple yet good dinner selections. Fast, friendly services and good value

Thank Kallen C
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Taste can't compare with typical Hong Kong , its ABC just like low-end fast food quality and missing order always. Beef no beef taste, chicken no chicken taste. Hoinam chicken rice is terrible!! Not recommended

Thank Wilson C
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Open late for diner and supper lover. Great varieties of Hong Kong and Cantonese style. Both traditional and fusion. Value for money and excellent seating.

Thank FelineNICO
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Good for quick cravings of any Cantonese food, service isn't the best and food comes out pretty quickly. They speak mandarin and cantonese, so if you're able to talk to them they give you slightly better service

Thank Lisa N
Reviewed 31 December 2016

An informal restaurant that serves a wide a variety of Chinese dishes. Many choices of rice plates and noodles. Also has some of the more exotic Chinese dishes. The tomato beef rice plate and the curry chicken plate were great.

Thank charliespal2
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice setting right in the center of downtown San Mateo. Comfortable seatings and somewhat western decor but make no mistake about the authentic Cantonese cooking. We had fried rice, beef rice noodle and both are good. Kitchen can be viewed from the dining room.

Thank sunjoe075
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Simple food, many choices, good services and decent prices. Everyone will be able to order something they want or like.

Thank Kallen C
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This place operates like a Hong Kong diner. Service is fast, food is great, and you're out of there quickly. Polite service is not necessary in Hong Kong because everyone is always in a hurry. The food is authentic. I got the bitter squash rice,...More

Thank Pandokie
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

A default place for quick bites. I have come for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Serving Hong Kong style bistro food like hainan chicken and baked pork chop over fried rice. I have come for breakfast on the weekend. It was getting busy I...More

Thank singinggigi
Reviewed 1 July 2015

My husband and I were looking for an early breakfast in San Mateo, and a bakery/cafe seemed to be just the ticket. We didn't realize until we entered that this was primarily a Chinese bakery and cafe, with traditional Chinese breakfast offerings, supplemented with a...More

Thank Ellen C
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
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8:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4015
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-685-8881
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