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Elephant Bar & Restaurant

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1600 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010-1504
+1 650-259-9585
11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not bowled over by the food and although the service was pleasant it was a very long wait. To be fair the place was packed and it was so noisy it was impossible to have a normal conversation. Would not be pining to return.

Thank Colin G
Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Was suprised to see healthy options on the menu in this thriving establishment. The food was delicious, promptly served and staff well trained. A great choice when staying in the area.

Thank joshshanefreeman
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It started out fine as the waiter took our order but quickly went downhill. The waiter took 45 minutes to take our food order after that it took another 45 minutes to get our food. We were a party of 8 and 3 of the meals were stone cold. Food was sent back since it was inedible and it took... More 

Thank Stacy G
San Antonio
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We were in town for a conference staying at the Bay view Landing Hotel right down the street: every single seat has a view of the bay and if the airport runway across the water. Food was a little slow but the restaurant was hopping. Filled with families as well as bar patrons. Nice atmosphere. Food tasted great and was... More 

Thank David R
Orlando, Florida
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163 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had zero expectations and just wanted a decent meal, but we were blown away. First the view of the runway was great and we were at table that allowed us to watch all the planes take off. They had very good happy hour drink specials, wonderful food choices and a great kid's menu. Oh and to make sue I'm... More 

Thank Jamie G
Sacramento, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this location! Just to sit by the window and watch the planes fly in and out of San Francisco across the water. Just amazing. Food was delicious and plentiful!

Thank marindai
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I read the reviews before visiting this restaurant and i need to say the only great thing about this place is the view, dont get me wrong friendly staff but the drinks were horrible, food is average some dishes below average such as my mac and cheese , i went there 2 times, lesson learned do not order mixed drinks... More 

Thank lquintanilla1006
San Francisco, California
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my family for a small celebration. My son loves to watch the planes at this location and we know the food is consistently good. This visit was no surprise! We were sold on the Mother's Day weekend specials. My wife had the pear salad and pistachio crusted magi with a tropical fresh fruit skewer. I opted for the... More 

Thank jjmcgarrity
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best Jambalaya ever! This place has a cool atmosphere, and stylish decor. We had delicious food! We enjoyed the view from the large windows and watched planes take off, very cool! We also had excellent creme brûlée and our friend asked for vanilla ice cream which we put on top it was fun eating!

Thank Bill D
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127 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In state of taste, proportion and variety, the elephant bar seems much better than any other option around. When it comes to price, it's a knock out. I'll be back!

Thank Oren M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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American, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010-1504
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burlingame
  • Phone Number: +1 650-259-9585
Elephant Bar Restaurant is a scratch-kitchen specializing in globally-inspired dishes and traditional, American fare. Our food is all made from scratch using the best, locally-sourced ingredients available. All of our cocktails are made fresh when you order, handcrafted in-house by our mixologists. Brunch is offered on weekends 10am-2pm with brunch cocktails, patio dining, and delicious specialty brunch entrees. We've kept the same, great Elephant Bar Restaurant exclusives you've come to love...but made them better, using only made-from- scratch methods and high-quality ingredients. Better menu items, new craft cocktails, new wine list, and new brunch cocktails. We've completely evolved.We can't wait to see you soon!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?