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HON Lin Restaurant

500 San Mateo Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066-4325
+1 650-872-2288
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good55%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
31 Jul 2018
“Nice surprise!”
29 Jul 2018
“Very tasty”
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00 Hours
Chinese, Asian
€€ - €€€
500 San Mateo Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066-4325
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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Just got off a plane and was lamenting that the Hotel seemed to be far away from restaurants. By sheer lunck we found Hon Lin and it was a very pleasant surprise. The food is very good, extrembly reasonable and the servings are very generous....More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Lloyd T
Reviewed 29 July 2018

I was in the bay area for training and tried a few of the restaurants along San Mateo Ave and this was my favorite which brought me back 4-5 times for lunch and dinner. Each dish I had was really tasty and well-priced and the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TravelinEvertonian
Reviewed 23 June 2018

The Chinese food wasn't that great for lunch that I won't even bother to take my family for dinner. Taste is so-so.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank susantL2346KY
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This is a sit in chinese restaurant with good chinese food. The hosts are able to modify the menu to suit your palate and understand vegetarian food. The cashier insists on a tip in American style.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Malay P
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I have no choice but change my rating to one since there is no zero and I advise to Avoid This Place at All Cost. I visited again three years after my prior one, only to be extremely appalled by today's lunch experience. While when...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Phil Y
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This seems to be our "go-to" place for family dinners and place to take out of town guests. Try the Mandarin Crispy Beef - flash fried beef chunks with flash fried spinach sprinkled with chopped peanuts. My kids also really like the General Cho's Chicken...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Janet R
Reviewed 27 September 2016

When I go here it is always for the lunch combo. It usually comes with hot and sour soup, rice, and sweet and sour pork or Mongolian beef. Food is always very tasty.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank richpvihbass
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Good food at very reasoanble prices, experienced annually over the past four years. Friendly service (the owner's son?).

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank NOLAVisitor155004
Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

Walked here from my hotel for dinner and ordered the egg rolls, veggie fried rice and Mongolian beef. Everything was absolutely delicious. I love this little neighborhood. Keep in mind they (like a lot of restaurants on this street) don't take American Express.

Thank NTC214
Reviewed 9 February 2014

There are several Chinese eateries on the San Mateo Ave. This one was chosen due to its non-typical Chinese take-out menu. It turns out their food does carries good flavor, especially "Beef with Sichuan Garlic Sauce", the best of our dinner. We wanted to have...More

Date of visit: February 2014
Thank Phil Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 San Mateo Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066-4325
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Bruno
  • Phone Number: +1 650-872-2288
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