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Specialty's Cafe & Bakery

1886 S Norfolk St, San Mateo, CA 94403-1102
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
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1886 S Norfolk St, San Mateo, CA 94403-1102
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

the food is okay over priced and inconsistent but the place is dirty and they are badly understaffed cannot recommend

Thank IMollyQ
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I often go to this place for lunch, or order food from them. Their ingredients are always fresh. They have a large variety of sandwiches, soups and salads.

Thank grecognos
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Fresh bread and ingredients make for fabulous sandwiches. You can order ahead. So far haven't had anything I wouldn't order again.

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Usually have coffee and a baked good, occasionally lunch. Sandwiches are fresh and the breads are outstanding ... lots of choices. Baked good are fresh and "non" caloric.

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We were looking for a breakfast place that was close by our hotel and I found Peet's Coffee. My wife and I had the breakfast sandwiches. I thought the bacon was over cooked. but the rest of the meal hit the spot. If you like...More

Thank Kimo D
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

They give great service. The food is good too. I love the app. They just got the android hooked to them which is what I have. Now not only can I order my lunch on line but my coffee too. They have Peets which is...More

Thank Abbsuz
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I can't say enough about Specialty !! I've been to the Foster City and San Mateo locations and the staff is always friendly and helpful ! Everything from the sandwiches to the salads are always fresh and tasty !!! My weakness though are the baked...More

Thank xprsoqn
Reviewed 24 May 2016

As the title of the review states we ordered online the night before, requested a time for pick up. It was exactly as ordered and waiting for us when we got there. Love the turkey and cranberry sandwich. All their breads are delicious, the cookies...More

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 20 April 2016

So many choices of good sandwiches. Soups are also excellent. I often bring my paperwork in along with my computer. After eating an early lunch, I do some computer and paperwork update and then pick-up the kids. The day old cookies are also a huge...More

Thank bzbeehive
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Fresh baked pasteries every morning, wow the flavor of the cranberries, blueberries, whoa doggie! I came back the next morning after a cholesterol reality check a got oatmeal with all kinds of toppings, just so I could go back in the afternoon to browse and...More

Thank Lacharles J
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Restaurant Details

Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1886 S Norfolk St, San Mateo, CA 94403-1102
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
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