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Don Pico's Restaurant

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461 El Camino Real, San Bruno, CA 94066-4246
+1 650-589-1163
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Arcata. CA.
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81 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

we are staying at the Super8 waiting for a long flight tomorrow. next door is Don Pico's Mexican resturand. I had the tostado and my wife had the tosrada supreme. i had plenty to eat and my wife had extra. The food was good and we were suprised at how fast it came. i felt after the meal. i am... More 

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Minnesota
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69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Decided to try Don Pico's on the last night of a long vacation. We were ready for something other than fancy restaurant meals. We were really in the mood for something that felt like home cooking (Although we're not Latin.) We couldn't have picked a better place. The atmosphere is kind of kitschy, as you might find someone else's kitchen.... More 

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Thank karph
Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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150 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

we went there for my 66th birthday, excellent margaritas! always good mexican food. i had a combination dish with a chile relleno, pork enchilada, and a burrito. very good.

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Thank Gene B
Buffalo, New York
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75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This was very close to our hotel, so decided to go. Great food, I had their chicken soup, omg, HUGE bowl, very delicious and fresh, hubby had a burrito, very good as well. Margarita s very strong, had to ask for extra mixer, guess we at lightweights ! Friendly service.

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Thank CARLYBuffalo_NewYork
Daly City, California
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Something have changed in this place. It used to be crowded anytime you go especially on Fridays. Food is average.

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Thank lovetoseeplaces1003
Martinez, California
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Place is not modern, but the place is clean and the food is really good When you walk in, friendly staff makes you feel welcome. Live music was good... had a variety of genres

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Thank janythb2015
San Bruno, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

One of our favorites for Mexican food. High quality and good portions in the dishes. Margaritas are well done. Service can be erratic, but was better on our last visit. Prices are affordable and restaurant is clean and attractive.

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Newton-Le-Willows, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Most disappointing having read previous reviews. The food was tepid at best and lacking in taste. The salad dish that one of us ordered was ok.

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Thank kandj93
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Super super service good food and big portions . My wife ordered the crab enchilada dinner and said she couldn't have anything spicy. The Waiter said it wasn't and when it came the enchilada was great however the topping of green sauce was very spicy. They replaced it with chicken fajita which was great. They were quick and pleasant with... More 

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Thank richengineer
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

A very good restaurant or should I say Mexican food restaurant. We really enjoyed the environment surrounding us, very cultural in its design. Food was delicious, we had the triple Ceviche appetizer which is plenty for two. The rest of the Fam had different Mexican dishes all real good. Only negative- parking and at times service which we felt food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 461 El Camino Real, San Bruno, CA 94066-4246
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Bruno
  • Phone Number: +1 650-589-1163

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?