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Town Restaurant

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716 Laurel St, Ste 8, San Carlos, CA 94070-3154 (Cherry Street)
+1 650-595-3003
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 10:30 - 14:30
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South San Francisco, California
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Five years ago we had a memorable dinner here. Memorable again, just not in such a good way. Sadly it seems the quality of the food and service has slipped. The waitress forgot several items we needed or requested. She wasn't even looking at our table as we tried to get her attention, she was totally focused only on the... More 

Thank Jackie B
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We've frequented here a few times over the years. This spot is reliably great to host a dinner party with others. The oval bar creates a easy-flow bar scene. There were no inadvertent surprises with the food. My favorite manhattan cocktail was great. Many cuts and variations are available for their angus beef steaks. The warm house salad was great.... More 

Thank Bill F
San Francisco, CA
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great spot for drinks with friends who live on the Peninsula. Delicious cocktails, tasty snacks, and great ambiance.

Thank bschoolbound
Chico, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful brunch with my family including my 1 year old grandson. The wait staff was very accommodating and the food was delicious. Although it was on the pricey side it was worth it!

Thank Stephine B
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305 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! We made reservations a month in advance because we heard Town was so good. It is true! So good! It's a lovely set up and the food is out-of-this-world! My husband had the Town Cheeseburger with macaroni and cheese. He was in heaven. Loved it! I had the Philly cheesesteak egg rolls (trust me on this) and could not... More 

Thank Klb333
San Carlos, CA
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Town is consistently good, and now has an expanded area to sit outside in good weather. The food is always good, with a nice selection of salads, sandwiches, chicken, fish, meat, and sushi-type dishes. A bit loud at times inside, but the servers are efficient and nice, and the atmosphere inviting.

Thank MariaRDH
San Francisco, CA
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226 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Restaurant with a casual and fun vibe, extensive menu, happening bar scene. The food was just ok. I would maybe stick to the burgers next time....

Thank Aluor
Foster City
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Service food atmosphere is just great. If you're into the bar scene be warned they make the best cocktails in TOWN. We had peppered steaks and they were cooked to perfection. We topped off our dinner with their chocolate sundae. Which is a meal in itself. Love it and would definitely go back.

Thank Kmralady
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489 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

My daughter chose this restaurant for my husband's 70th birthday celebration. We arrived right after opening so we got a booth away from the bar (which can get to be noisy). Our server was wonderful and efficient and dealt well with our family of 6, including 2 kids. We had wonderful drinks and an array of dishes - all delicious.... More 

Thank alicerabbit
Calgary, Canada
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183 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This is one of my favorite steak houses on the penninsula. Jeremy has been a top chef here for many years and pete and spanish lulu? are great bartenders. Go with petes pink slip or lulu's/ pomegranite maritnie. The steak is awesome

Thank Clint V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 716 Laurel St, Ste 8, San Carlos, CA 94070-3154
    (Cherry Street)
  • Public Transportation: Located walking distance from the San Carlos Cal Train Station
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +1 650-595-3003

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Millbrae, California
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?