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222 E 4th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4079
+1 650-685-3727
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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222 E 4th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4079
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Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Excellent food, great ambiance, great wine pairings in the Peninsula. The Bay Area has some of the best dining options in the world (and I've been fortunate enough to have experienced much of the world), and Viognier offers very good food, nicely plated, in an...More

Thank voyageouse
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Maybe an off night. We eat here once a quarter with friends and it's usually really good. Service was good but not as crisp as usual this night. Bottle of wine came after our appetizer had arrived. That was odd. Shared a salad and flatbread...More

Thank Tiny_Bubbles007
Reviewed 10 November 2015

I was travelling to the South San Francisco area -- this restaurant was recommended by a friend. Great EXCLUSIVE and ROMANTIC dinner spot. Impressive wine list. Luckily I ate with a colleague who brought a bottle of 2004 Bordeaux from his cellar to share. Their...More

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Very weird combination of good food, good wine (red too cold), clinical interior and strange location inside a super market. This restaurant certainly delivers good food from an extensive menu; the wine list is impressive, but they ran out of the red selected before the...More

Thank FvH2014
Reviewed 8 August 2015

My first time to go for a business dinner event. it's a bit difficult to find as it's located on the 2nd floor of a grocery shop. However, it has a extensive list of wines to match your food. Tried Zuckerman’s Melon Salad. Very artistically...More

Thank Phil Y
Reviewed 23 July 2015

I travel to San Mateo to visit our kids at least 3-4 times a year. Finding a decent restaurant is always a headache. Been here twice so far. Once on the Boxing day for dinner and liked it. I was pleasantly surprised to find out...More

Thank Showchia H
Reviewed 17 March 2015

My friend reserved a valentine dinner for us last minute and they were nice enough to squeeze us in a day before valentine. But it's an early one since that's the only one available, Since it's an early one, there were very few customers yet...More

Thank V4c4t10n3r88
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Over the years, I've eaten here. This visit was an unpleasant surprise. While the staff was gracious and the table looked very nice, the food was many steps down from what it had been. My companion and I had four dishes, three of which were...More

Thank yakherd
Reviewed 29 December 2014

Walked in as a tourist on a business trip on a Sat night without a reservation (a must on Sat night anywhere, we tried walking in 3 other places and calling 2 others). We were able to be seated in the bar area right away...More

1  Thank Beachkattt
Reviewed 8 November 2014

My husband and I walked in and got a table right near the fireplace in this cozy, very quiet restaurant for a birthday occasion and were very happy with the experience. There are choices of fixed prix menus, but you can also order any individual...More

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28 December 2016|
Response from TooFrequentTraveller | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. Nice casual will be sufficient I think. Enjoy it!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$80
American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 E 4th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4079
    (B St. and Ellsworth)
  • Public Transportation: Cal Train / San Mateo Stop 1 block away
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-685-3727
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