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Nini's Coffee Shop

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1000 N Idaho St, San Mateo, CA 94401-1127
+1 650-348-9578
06:30 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 07:30 - 14:30
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Unbelievable! All fresh ingredients, friendly staff, best breakfast around The bacon, avocado, cheddar cheese and tomato omelette topped with sour cream is so good, it could make you slap your mother--in-law 😆

Thank Larry G
San Francisco, California
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming here for years. It's a good solid place to go to for good food. We never go on the weekends unless u go super early. Otherwise, u hit the weekend crowds. I usually go on the weekday and always get in right away. I always seem to order their regular breakfast or hash browns w/bacon, cheese, &... More 

Thank Kimaf
Kamloops, Canada
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing breakfast /lunch!! Perfect place. Amazing coffee served while you wait for your table. Attentive staff. You don't feel rushed. Such good food. Great feeling & epic experience. Worth every minute.

Thank Rita C
San Mateo, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

When the weather is nice, I love sitting in the back patio. The food is consistently good and the staff very friendly.

Thank Lisa M
San Mateo, California
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We love coming here for breakfast. Nini's has that small town, neighborhood feel with great food. Everything is good here!

Thank squidman212travel
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Good variety of breakfast, brunch, lunch selections on menu. Omelettes are great. Personable service.

Thank Bill F
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This place make you feel like home. Good food, home make and very nice atmosphere. Been ther for breakfast and lunch. Love it

Thank Majka311
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Nini's has been a long standing neighborhood cafe that services great breakfasts and lunch. The wait staff are so friendly and the food is great and lots of it! There is usually as wait on Saturday and Sunday mornings so go early! Enjoy free coffee outside before your table is called.

Thank Charlotte C
San Mateo, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great little place for breakfast. Good food, good service, good quantity. I had the pancakes and a couple of sides and was a really great value.

Thank smokecarey
San Mateo, California
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Nini's breakfast menu is fantastic including their specials. The servings are generous, the food delicious and quality is excellent. It is difficult to say which breakfast meal is the best as there is such a wide selection from omelettes, waffles and pancakes and the specials of the day. Friendly staff too! On the weekends it is worth the wait.

Thank M P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 N Idaho St, San Mateo, CA 94401-1127
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-348-9578

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