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Calfornia Grill

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1770 S Amphlett Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94402-2708
+1 650-653-6000
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79 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The breakfast food and the service was very good, omelet bar at the buffet, fresh OJ, coffee included

Thank frantic2
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133 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The service here was great. Even when the staff was short, management stepped in and really made a huge difference. I would say they provided some of the best service I've had in quite a while. The food was good and served to be unique (as is the case with the fish tacos). The bar service was fair on the... More 

Thank K J
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The breakfast is good, u have many foods to choose from, fresh fruits and delicious yoghurt. There are juices and water . The inly thing i didn t like it s that they don t offer many types of tea and u have to ask for them but they will give it if u ask...

Thank Manuela N
Los Angeles
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Had the fish tacos for lunch one day. Had the Wagyu sliders and a Ceasar for dinner the next. Both dishes were fresh and very tasty. Presentation is nice and different for the tacos - kind of a build your own on one giant plate.

Thank MauiFan16
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

The service was outstanding and very fast. The restaurant is located inside the marriot hotel in san mateo. The food was tasty and the prices were normal for california.

Thank Apollon P
Copenhagen, Denmark
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69 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The Lunch/Diner is limited but fod quality is as would be expected from a Hotel Grill. Breakfast is average - nothing that would really get you excited, There are plenty of better alternatives close by.

Thank Rene B
San Jose
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

They had a convention special, burger and fries for $8, which isn’t much more than the cost of a fast food equivalent. However, when I ordered it to be cooked medium, it was red in the middle. Two nights later, when I ordered it medium well, it was . . . you guessed it, red most of the way through.... More 

Thank BillSJ
Columbus, Ohio
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153 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

The fish taco are very good and they come separated out in a build your own soft taco dish which is a nice presentation. The buffalo wings are pretty good as well. Full bar and decent wine menu. Service was good. Not a bad option if you are looking for a quick meal after getting to the hotel or for... More 

Thank Jonathan B
Charlottesville, Virginia
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495 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Usual hotel food served hot , only the slow service let the experience down . 30 mins waiting for a cheese steak sandwich with coleslaw was very long.

Thank bvlynch
Lake Oswego, OR
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015

5 stars for Nargis Samaryee, my server who made what is normally a hum-drum, business diner's experience into a delightful time. She was attentive, made suggestions, and most of all, asked about my travel, home, family, and the trip. Great relational skill, and I felt like a special guest, not just another diner. Changed the whole experience for me!

Thank BobLakeOswego_OR

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1770 S Amphlett Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94402-2708
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-653-6000

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