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Elephant Bar & Restaurant

1600 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010-1504
+1 650-259-9585
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“jambalaya” (13 reviews)
“mongolian beef” (10 reviews)
“brown rice” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1600 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010-1504
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped in for some food and drinks. Could not find anything appealing on the menu so we went with two appetizers instead. They were both adequate. I wish they had a better wine selection. Service was very good.

Thank Huge321
Reviewed 6 days ago

We are usually in Burlingame, when we overnight, prior to an early flight, but on this July visit, my wife had meetings at the Hilton SFO Airport hotel, and we were staying for two days, which is fairly unusual. Some years before, when we were...More

Thank The_Loup_Garou
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have come here spur of the moment a few times. Nice variety of food and great small plates for sharing with friends. Easy parking a plus.

Thank juliagN8734SO
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a recent trip to California we stayed close to the Elephant and enjoyed the bouyant atmosphere and general ambience of the Elephant. There was a good reception from the staff and the clientelle were mixed and varied, families, couples, groups, it was a nice...More

Thank geronimo1653
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a reasonable ;lace, clean, nice, comfortable. Nice views of the bay and the SFO airport. The menu has a good variety of choices at reasonable prices. The wine list is limited. The service was excellent, attentive but not over bearing. I enjoyed my...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very good, service was attentive. Food was fresh as delivered to the table. Interesting cross section of food offered.

Thank 838jasper709
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interior decor was a little dated (compared to the Elephant Bar in Denver CO), but it did offer a view of the bay. Our server was excellent, but the food was average. I ordered the Teriyaki Chicken stir fry, which frankly tasted just "OK"; and...More

Thank Roswell504
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Because we had a 4:00 p.m. flight, we decided to find a restaurant with a view for a nice meal before our four hour plane ride. We'd gotten off the expressway to get gas and found the Elephant Bar. We were seated in a booth...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was staying in a nearby hotel and was looking for something that wasn't 'hotel' food. This was just along the road, first impressions very good. Quickly showed to a table and given the menu, soon after the waiter came along and took my drinks order....More

Thank Peter E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a nice view of the airport and the service was good but the food was just average. Did not enjoy the rub eye steak/ was fatty and chewy.

Thank John B
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Suzanne B
29 July 2016|
Response from TravelGurl43 | Reviewed this property |
Your hotel may have a shuttle service to Elephant Bar. We took an Uber. I can't suggest walking because I'm not sure of your hotel location. The address to the restaurant is 1600 Bayshore Hwy. Burlingame CA 94010. Hope this... More
18 April 2016|
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Response from Daveda24 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with everyone else. It is a short walk on a nice evening.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010-1504
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burlingame
  • Phone Number: +1 650-259-9585
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Elephant Bar Restaurant is a scratch-kitchen specializing in globally-inspired dishes and traditional, American fare. Our food is all made from scratch using the best, locally-sourced ingredients available. All of our cocktails are made fresh when you order, handcrafted in-house by our mixologists. Brunch is offered on weekends 10am-2pm with brunch cocktails, patio dining, and delicious specialty brunch entrees. We've kept the same, great Elephant Bar Restaurant exclusives you've come to love...but made them better, using only made-from- scratch methods and high-quality ingredients. Better menu items, new craft cocktails, new wine list, and new brunch cocktails. We've completely evolved.We can't wait to see you soon!
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