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Nini's Coffee Shop

1000 N Idaho St, San Mateo, CA 94401-1127
+1 650-348-9578
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1000 N Idaho St, San Mateo, CA 94401-1127
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nini’s is not a big place, but it is mighty and it is good!! Only open for breakfast and lunch, but the hours are plenty to take yourself or a group to have the most spectacular breakfast or lunch anywhere. And on a nice day,...More

Thank 415Mark650
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Always a good experience here. I haven’t been here in years until this week, and I feel like I was just here yesterday. it’s still the same reliable good food and service. It can get very busy on weekends and the wait list grows, but...More

Thank sjansenavon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family dined at this local spot and really enjoyed the food two folks had “breakfast”choices for lunch. I had the deluxe burger without bread and my husband had the tuna melt ( which did not have onions in it). All the dishes were tasty...More

Thank Kauaidudette
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

- Great breakfast options ( Omelets, Biscuits and Gravy is what we had) - Friendly Staff - Wait times can be long (15min to 20min despite it being 10am) - Parking can be a challenge too as its in a residential neighbourhood - but if...More

Thank TTZulu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very nice local place to eat Has been there for some time The staff has always been very pleasant

Thank O7270YSrichardr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always enjoy going there before the 1st day of school or birthday celebrations. It starts the day out right.

Thank VolunteerMom4Life
Reviewed 26 November 2017

When a eatery is located in a residential neighborhood without another business in sight within a 2-3 block radius, not even a gas station, AND a crowd of locals all sit or stand patiently for their turn at the table....well, I can't help but conclude...More

Thank cgod
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

You have to try the Teriyaki Steak and Eggs! I know it may not sound great, but the steak is lightly marinated and you will shocked how good it is after you try it.

Thank Payam S
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

What can be said about Nini's that hasn't already been said.... Nini's is a long established breakfast and lunch establishment that offers well portioned meals and always a warm smile from the staff. My son and I enjoyed filling breakfast meals of veggie omelet w/...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The best place for breakfast and lunch in San Mateo. Large portions, friendly staff, good service. Always a crowd waiting for weekend breakfast: sign of a good restaurant. Outside has a covered and heated patio garden that is relaxing. So opposite of a franchise! You...More

Thank Coleen D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 N Idaho St, San Mateo, CA 94401-1127
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-348-9578
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