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Crown Plaza Hotel Restaurant

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American, Bar, Pub
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1221 Chess Drive, Foster City, CA
+1 650-570-5700
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attended a banquet dinner here. No appetizers offered. It was a self serve meal. Two simple salads. Stewed type beef ribs of medium quality. Chicken just average, mashed potatoes too smooth to be from fresh potato, and salmon, again just okay. Salmon wasn't dried out. Dessert was individual pecan pies.

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Thank TedL1049
San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Crown Plaza Sunday Buffet has been one of our favorites for many years. The restaurant staff is one of the best with great service. However, the owner has increased the price to where the quality and selection does not warrant the price. We would go every two weeks for the past 3 years. The selection varied slightly, but it's a... More 

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Thank 214barryh
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11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Ok food, decent atmosphere, friendly servers. Good place to watch sports games on TV. Limited gluten free options.

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Thank Kami I
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Nice lunch location within the hotel, good salad and fries and fast service, easier than venturing out in foster city !

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Thank Tess E
Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Had a nice dinner date here. The food is good with decent variety the service levels are good as well.

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Thank Mainak G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Clean room, comfy beds, and good food in the restaurant. I stayed here 2 nights and was not disappointed. I was attending my son's wedding and their original venue got rained out. The staff at Crown Plaza was wonderful and let the photographers take the wedding pictures in the hotel itself. They have a beautiful waterfall that was a great... More 

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Thank 95maryo
Foster City, California
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

People are reluctant to eat in hotel restaurants, but this one has not only very good food, nice menu and lovely environment. Service is always good, clean, quiet and lovely.

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Thank shariwilliams
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Ate breakfast here. Food was hot, typical buffet offerings, fresh made omelets, fruit, meats, assorted pastries. Attentive service and great for people watching as it is located in the open close to front desk.

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Thank Barbeegirl47
Goa, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

The happy hours are amazing. The food and the ambiance is very good. They have good selection of alcohols and even a dance floor

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California Desert, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

The crown is exactly what You expect. The jewel in the crown. Food, service, atmosphere.. It has it all going on.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1221 Chess Drive, Foster City, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Foster City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-570-5700

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