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Windy City Pizza & BBQ

) #21 of 335 Restaurants in San Mateo €€ - €€€ Pizza, Italian, Barbecue
35 Bovet Rd, San Mateo, CA 94402-3104
+1 650-578-1942
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good51%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Pizza, Italian, Barbecue
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35 Bovet Rd, San Mateo, CA 94402-3104
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ordered a small thin cheese pizza with pepperoni for pickup. Although it was good (a little thicker than the thin crust I was used to), I found it to be a little expensive ($18 with tax).More

Thank T H
Trish Y, Owner at Windy City Pizza & BBQ, responded to this review

T, Thank you for taking the time to write your review and giving Windy City 4 stars. Our “thin” pizzas are certainly thicker than traditional neapolitan pizzas, so we call them “Chicagopolitan” -- neapolitan for Chicago-sized appetites. Our pricing reflects our insistence on only the...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

This place was fantastic. A little piece of home in San Mateo. We miss our Chicago style deep dish pizza so we were on the hunt for the perfect pizza and we have found it. The Chicago style hot dogs are perfect complete with the...More

Thank aleida1004
Trish Y, Owner at Windy City Pizza & BBQ, responded to this review

Aleida, Thank you for taking the time to review Windy City on TripAdvisor and giving us 5 stars. We're delighted that you enjoy our Chicago-style pizza, Chicago hot dogs and Italian meatball sandwiches. It more than makes our day to hear our meatball sandwich rivals...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017

I LOVE that place and their pizza are DE-LI-CIOUS! Staff is very nice, we really enjoy every time thereMore

Thank Nina V
Trish Y, Owner at Windy City Pizza & BBQ, responded to this review

Nina, Thank you for taking the time to review Windy City on TripAdvisor and giving us 5 stars. We appreciate your enthusiasm for our pizza and kind words for our hard-working staff. We work hard to ensure our guests feel welcome at Windy City, so...More

Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Good food , enjoyed the Pizza, Beer, wings and Meetballs. Would eat here again. Helladank !!! I will eat here again next time we are in the Bay Area

Thank Russell S
Trish Y, Owner at Windy City Pizza & BBQ, responded to this review

Russell, Thank you for taking the time to write Windy City a review and giving us a 4/5 rating! We’re happy to hear you enjoyed the “helladank” pizza, beer, wings and meatballs. We hope you visit us again soon! Best, Trish

Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We went there as we do every year after a day at tge pumpkin patch. We seem to be getting more and more family and friends wanting to join us every year. Anyhow,the cubs were playing in the world series and they still accommodated our...More

1  Thank Gilcro
Trish Y, Owner at Windy City Pizza & BBQ, responded to this review

Gilcro, Thank you for joining us every year after the pumpkin patch! We’re happy to accommodate your party at any size, and glad see that your group continues to grow. Our BBQ chicken pizza is a favorite among our customers--glad you recommend it, too! We...More

Reviewed 9 November 2016

This was my first visit to this restaurant. We had a group of friends meet here for lunch and we were all NOT disappointed. You could order any type or size of delicious pizza or delectable BBQ. I opted for the huge BBQ salad featuring...More

Thank Fran G
Trish Y, Owner at Windy City Pizza & BBQ, responded to this review

Fran, Thank you for joining us for lunch with your friends, and taking the time to write a great review about your experience! We’re happy to see that you enjoyed your pork BBQ salad, with crisp romaine and farm-fresh veggies. We’re constantly visiting the San...More

Reviewed 26 October 2016

Local pizza restaurant with great friendly staff, a warm atmosphere and great food bbq is also a specialty on the menu, for craft beer lovers a good mixture of rotating taps from local breweries as well as the usual suspects, well worth checking outMore

Thank Geoff Q
Trish Y, Owner at Windy City Pizza & BBQ, responded to this review

Geoff, Thanks for taking the time to write a 5/5 review about your experience at Windy City Pizza and BBQ! We’re pleased that you enjoy our friendly staff, warm atmosphere, great food and craft beers. The 5/5 on service and food is very much appreciated....More

Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We had a great event last night, raising money for our local youth wrestling club. We had Windy City's Pulled Pork and Chicken sandwiches before our comedy show. They were a big hit!! Thank you!

Thank Patanej
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Love the pizza here! Best deep dish in the Bay Area. I worked at the Belmont location in the early 80's and the pizza's were the best and thickest...I can see the location changed but quality remains high! Woohooo!!!

2  Thank Lawrence A
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Another trip to windy city. The combination of pizza and BBQ is a little weird, but it's a favorite. Great deep dish, plenty of activities for the kids.

Thank Amsterdam_Aussie
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Bovet Rd, San Mateo, CA 94402-3104
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-578-1942
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Family friendly atmosphere, genuine Texas pit-smoked BBQ, Chicago Deep Dish Pizza, plus Chicago specilities like Vienna hot dogs, and Italian Beef sandwichs.Beer and wine selection. Dog friendly patio. East to get to, and easy parking. We accept all major credit cards, and you can order online.