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Nini's Coffee Shop

€€ - €€€American, Cafe,
1000 N Idaho St, San Mateo, CA 94401-1127
+1 650-348-9578
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“home fries” (8 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 15:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1000 N Idaho St, San Mateo, CA 94401-1127
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1 - 10 of 312 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service. Extensive menu. I had bacon and eggs. Wish the home fries were more crisp and seasoned. Otherwise everything was great. Can't wait to return and try more.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 134heleny
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went early on a weekday so the place wasn’t too busy and service was very fast. Ordered the Italian omelette which was so massive that it could be breakfast, lunch and dinner in one as it also comes slathered in a hearty tomato sauce and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Nini's is not just a Coffee Shop. It is an experience. Great food, great service and the aura of enjoyment of life.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Marian L
Reviewed 22 October 2018

great breakfast place; good-sized portions; deeeeelicious; friendly staff; prompt service; parking can sometimes be a challenge but the food is so worth it

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank smdiner
Reviewed 19 October 2018

A great hidden gem on the Peninsula. Small family run café that has been around forever. Located off the beaten hidden on the edge between a residential and commercial area. Great service and amazing food. The teriyaki steak breakfast is a must. Very tender and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tony J
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Went to Nini's this morning for breakfast after dropping the car off at the nearby dealer for service. The restaurant has plenty of sports memorabilia and has the aged look of something from the 30s but with a very distinct character that was pleasing to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kgv2828
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

After a morning of golf across the freeway my friends recommended Nini's. I had never been so why not. The shop is located in a relatively quiet corner right by the 101 freeway. Arriving I noticed a short line of people probably waiting for a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Harun R
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

What a great place to have a super breakfast with friends. Located in the neighborhood of San Mateo. As soon as we came to the front door we were greeted right away and seated in the patio back of the restaurant. No complaints on the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mauro1990
Reviewed 9 September 2018

I was looking for a solid breakfast place south of San Francisco and this is the place. It was crowded but I found a seat at the counter. They serve great helpings and the service was great. Just a perfect place to grab breakfast and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dave M
Reviewed 5 September 2018

I was here last week with friends. All I f us enjoyed our entrees completely. The service was top notch and the prices were very fair. In addition it is a funky, friendly setting.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ted A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 N Idaho St, San Mateo, CA 94401-1127
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-348-9578
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