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Silver House

2224 S El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403-1809
+1 650-571-1298
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good54%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pork chop” (3 reviews)
“soups” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
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11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Chinese, Asian
€€ - €€€
2224 S El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403-1809
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Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

This is a restaurant I always go back to whenever my family visits San Mateo, it’s usually our first stop and our last. We really love the authentic Cantonese food they serve and the staff have remained the same over the years (easier if you...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank nicoleangelitan
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

a no frills restaurant with the one of the best Chinese food around. clay pots are terrific and many dishes only Chinese know about. all good comes out hot (temperature) and fast. each dish has it's own unique flavor. most of the clientele appear to...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank charliespal2
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

This is our go to Chinese restaurant in San Mateo as the food is always consistently good, service is very good and they always include dessert for free. I usually like to get here early to avoid the crowds but they also take reservations so...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank wireless_in_CA
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Had dinner with an old friend here last night and this is some of the best and most reasonable Chinese I’ve eaten. Try the pot stickers and the General Tsao’s chicken!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank TimH392
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Had dinner here for a family celebration. Second time to visit. The first time it was really crowded and noisy. However it was the NBA finals so it was pretty quiet compared to the first time. Food was your basic Cantonese fare. Lots of choices....More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank john92c
Reviewed 24 June 2017

After matinee in SFO we drove to our hotel and luckily found this busy crowded restaurant. It has charm, no beauty. The stuff did not speak fluent English but with a positive approach everything turned out fine - a small table for two, two delicious...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank heinrich618
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I am a vegetarian so it was probably not the best place to go, but there was about 30 of us and only 2 vegetarians so i cant complain. There was not a lot of choice as i dont eat meat, fist etc. Everyone else...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Karl W
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

A plain, unpretentious chinese restaurant. Not very large, so you might call ahead for reservations of you have more than four. All the dishes are great, but we like the Peking duck, sweet and sour fish, Chinese pork chops and the winter melon soup. Specials...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank charliespal2
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Very decent Cantonese style for food, decent portions, very good taste wise, fairly reasonable prices. Service is your typical Chinese restaurant, levels can be good and bad, all at the same time. Lunch specials are good. Parking can be a problem.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank 451dennisy
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Since this restaurant is only a mile from my work, I eat here at least once a week for Lunch and once in a while will have a meal with the family here for Dinner. First, the pluses for this establishment, one word, the FOOD....More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank teng346
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Karl W
24 May 2017|
Response from 451dennisy | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but you'll to be specific and. Unless you speak Cantonese, there could be problems.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2224 S El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403-1809
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-571-1298
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