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Beard Papa's

365 2nd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-3905
+1 650-342-7272
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average0%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
16 Mar 2018
“What a pleasant surprise!”
21 Mar 2017
“Eclairs are my "thing". Cream Puffs, too.”
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365 2nd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-3905
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

I was passing by this place many times, but was never convinced to go in. Finally I did and it was great! My expectations were set super low but I quickly realized how wrong I was. Best cream puffs I have ever had! The crust...More

Thank Acidov
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The Eclairs here are off the hook. Instead of some nasty chocolate wanna-be glaze, this cream puff is dipped in thick, dense semi-sweet chocolate. And the vanilla cream is just right. And so messy, you have to laugh. Just have to. Two cream puffs ~...More

Reviewed 19 February 2016

Custom made cream puffs are the specialty here at this Japanese/French inspired bakery. They have a special machine that glops out precious filling into the pate au choux to make the flavor of your choice. Mine is mango and the bits of it in creamy...More

Thank TundrainRoma
Reviewed 12 July 2015

No lines for quality cream puffs. They inject the cream while you stand there to keep the puff "crispy" and your cream puff "fresh". Pure joy. Vanilla Bean and chocolate. Also, they have chocolate dipped cream puffs, cheesecake, and eclairs too.

Thank Doc T
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Meh. So unmemorable, so average. I tasted the eclair and the puff both with chocolate filling. Both were okay. The chocolate filling had a little funny taste and wasn't chocolaty enough. I think that maybe the vanilla filling is better than the chocolate... maybe.. My...More

Thank Tamara F
Reviewed 18 March 2015

I love their strawberry cheesecake and chocolate fondant! Hope they have more flavors available on a daily basis instead of chocolate and vanilla only for their cream puffs.

Thank V4c4t10n3r88
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Can never go wrong with Beard Papa! Their vanilla creme puffs are my all time favorite! Awesome fast service!

Thank Imelda V
Reviewed 17 May 2013

After Mother's Day brunch we stopped in at Beard Papa for dessert. Their cream puffs are fantastic. Crispy shell, excellent chocolate coating and delicious custard filling.

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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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  • Address: 365 2nd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-3905
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-342-7272
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