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Little Whale Seafood

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716 Magnolia Ave, Millbrae, CA 94030
+1 650-697-4004
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Needed a restaurant close to the airport. Although the place was quiet we still decided to join. Friendly people and good food. Don't expect very fancy / sophisticated diner. An enjoyable environment where you can have a good evening.

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Thank Maarten071
Millbrae, California
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83 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We've been coming here since we moved to Millbrae 21yrs ago. Few years ago, Thai food was finally available on the menu which made us come here more often. Food is good! Great staff and it's a family-owned business. Reasonably priced and a good value for your money. The only negative part is that they are short of staff from... More 

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Thank Rowena L
San Bruno, California
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great service and always fresh seafood. Tina, the owner and Jeannie provide excellent service and always greet you with a warm smile.

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Thank Charles R
Millbrae, California
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65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The owner of this local restaurant is very sweet, and treats all her customers as if they were guests in her home. She takes great pride in serving fresh fish in sandwiches, pastas, and main courses, as well as Thai favorites, all prepared fresh to order. The restaurant is located in a shopping center so parking is easy. Lots of... More 

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Thank Janet F
San Bruno, California
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113 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

The seafood is great - they always have lots of calamari dishes and several fresh fish options every night. The wait staff remembers you and does an excellent job of service. They pride themselves on good food. Prices are reasonable. Atmosphere is relaxing. Parking is not a problem. Great place to go for a nice quiet dinner. Only issue might... More 

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Thank claudia
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Very good food at an average price, better food than I anticipated for the price. Five course meal is not an overwhelming amount of food, more like a sampler of several dishes, but we enjoyed it. Asian style restaurant, and food is as expected for the atmosphere/ethnic nature

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Thank ScruffyCity
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95 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

I've been coming to this restaurant for years and I love it. Their seafood is fresh and they're happy to make any changes you like to make it just the way you want it. The service is very friendly and it feels like family. It's a bit hidden away in the back of a shopping center but the locals all... More 

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Thank Cathy C
Millbrae, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

Welcoming staff, comfortable environment and good food. They have a varied menu, pastas, seafood dishes, as well as Thai selections too

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Thank Ellen R
Millbrae, California
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65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

A good place for a tasty meal at a reasonable price. The two sisters who own this place take great pride in their fresh fish, but also take great care of their customers. They remember your name and what you like when they welcome you, and they make sure your meal is made to order. Free parking nearby is a... More 

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Thank Janet F
burbank, ca
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285 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

The Little Whale seafood restaurant went Thai about 3 years ago, but my cousin, a longtime Millbrae resident, says the older folks haven't embraced the change. So, both types of cuisine make up the menu. Two of us tried the chicken with chili, garlic and basil and found it quite satisfying...with just the right amount of heat. The salmon with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 716 Magnolia Ave, Millbrae, CA 94030
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Millbrae
  • Phone Number: +1 650-697-4004

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