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Jack's Prime

3723 S El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403-4422
+1 650-638-1479
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good48%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fried pickles” (8 reviews)
“burgers” (22 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
3723 S El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403-4422
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1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Lots of people love their burgers and shakes. Very limited parking - you may end up walking from the CalTrain parking lot on a Friday night.

Thank LoveMahaulepu
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I moved to Hong Kong nearly 6 years ago from the Bay Area and always enjoy going back to Jacks Prime when back to visit friends and family. Their burgers are always very fresh, cooked perfectly, fresh buns and plenty of ways to order just...More

Thank Shane H
Reviewed 19 July 2017

One of the best on the Peninsula ... grandiose burgers with large choice of toppings. Not fancy dining by any means ... restaurant takes one back to the 70's inside. But alas, it's all about the BURGERS, you won't be disappointed.

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I ate at Jack's while visiting San Mateo for a few days. I was a little disappointed in the cleanliness of the establishment when I walked in, but ordered anyway. I believe the burgers were supposed to be cooked to order, but I received mine...More

Thank NicoleW726
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I came here with friends who live locally and highly recommended this place - I was not to be disappointed. Bustling and busy with fast service and a great vibe plus we sat in a booth - very exciting. A great range of drinks to...More

Thank Lloydy2048
Reviewed 18 October 2016

These days we have low end burgers (McDonalds) and high end burgers (Counter) and everything in between. Mostly, it's still chopped beef on a bun. So if you're out for good beef (OK, add your cheese and favorite toppings) in a good size cooked properly...More

Thank Bart C
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We have been here a few times and the garlic fries are the best I have had anywhere in the area - yes including Giants stadium or the Gilroy garlic festival. The other favorite are the fried pickles. They fry them halved the long way...More

Thank Roger E
Reviewed 16 July 2016

$12 seems to be the new normal for better burgers. Jack's has a long list of burgers and salads. But plan on spending at least $20 per diner. Parking is a challenge, the place can be noisy (we were seated in a booth behind a...More

Reviewed 28 April 2016

Was treated very poorly by a manager named Shawna. Was there for my son's school event unexpectedly - I had gotten home early from work. Because I hadn't expected to come, I hadn't paid as part of the group, so I decided to just order...More

Thank craftylawyer
Reviewed 14 January 2016

We are big fans of Jack's in San Bruno and suggest it to pals who are flying out of SFO Or just want a great meal, great service, early bird specials, superb happy hour and breakfast served forever ( so, I exaggerate...) The San Mateo...More

1  Thank Kerry D
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3723 S El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403-4422
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-638-1479
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