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Town Restaurant

716 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070-3154
+1 650-595-3003
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (28 reviews)
“steak” (63 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 14:30 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
716 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070-3154
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Town is a great local place- the only drawback is that you usually need a reservation. They are known for their Steak, but they have a great varied menu and an excellent bar!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Kerstin D
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Really liked this place. The food, drinks, ambiance, service…..all five stars. We came for a 2pm lunch and it was pretty crowded (it was Father’s Day). Our server whose name I forgot was awesome. She was sooo cool that when a nearby waitress made a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank KinhC
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Had a delightful birthday lunch for a friend here. Many enticing choices, relaxing atmosphere even though most tables were full. Service was friendly, helpful and professional. Do make a reservation.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Paula F
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Great food and really great portions but will definitely need reservations. Service is good and and staff helpful. Will print up a birthday or event menu with persons name on it ... special little perk. Ate lunch outside two weeks ago which was quieter and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank tnnrbc
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

My wife visited earlier in the week with her work colleagues and suggested we go together. We didn’t book, which was a bit of a mistake, and it was very busy (a Friday night), and so we couldn’t get a table and sat at the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Damian J
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

The service was incredible, always pending in offering the best service, I felt well attended, very well. The menu has lots of options, specially for me the meat dishes were fantastic, especially the Rib Eye, well recommended. The location is nice and enjoyable, you can...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Hugo S
Reviewed 22 April 2018

I see I last reviewed this restaurant in 2014. It is still very god and the service is excellent. We went for a late lunch and ordered the New York steak and the Skirt Steak. I grew up thinking skirt steak was a very fatty,...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank NancySF
Reviewed 17 April 2018

we went there for a dinner with colleagues on Monday. it was quite full but we were able to get a table pretty quick. I had a fillet mignon with crab crust in middle rare + local asparagus + fries. the cooking of the middle...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank ErnieKo
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Made reservations for dinner on my wife's birthday. "Happy Birthday!" written at the top of the menu was a nice touch. We had a good dining experience. 1) New York Steak Tacos 5 stars. 2) Crispy Calamari Steak Fritte 5 stars. 3) BBQ Baby Back...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Walid N
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Great service, great menu, and perfectly done steaks. This place is on our normal rotation of restaurants because it consistently very good. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Neil B
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10 May 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Manoj B | Reviewed this property |
I go there often, just for cappuccino and dessert. They still serve coffee, drinks, and desert even after the kitchen shuts down for the night.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 716 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070-3154
    (Cherry Street)
  • Public Transportation: Located walking distance from the San Carlos Cal Train Station
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +1 650-595-3003
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