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Charlie's Taqueria

725 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-4223
+1 650-343-6496
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good56%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (2 reviews)
“combo plate” (2 reviews)
“chips salad” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Mexican
725 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-4223
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for the first time for lunch. It was great. Chicken Super Taco was yummy and 1 per person was filling and satisfying. Good chips/salsa bar with fresh warm chips and sliced radishes, pickled jalapeños. Order at the counter, take your assigned number and in...More

Thank stacy s
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I love Charlie's. It is always filled with friendly faces and the smell of delicious of food. The staff is makes you feel at home. The salsa bar is great, but my favorite are the jalapeño pickled carrots. Favorite dish is the shrimp enchilada combo...More

Thank TravelTrooperX2
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Order at the counter, go to self-serve chip & salsa bar, & pick a table. Very casual, lot of solo local workmen @ lunch. Beer, soda.

Thank carol22b
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I love this place! The food is excellent, a buffet salsa and nachos bar, and extensive menu of all the mexican favorites. There are lovely painted murals on the walls, and high chair available for little kids. This is a very authentic Mexi-restaurant, and the...More

Thank Josie54
Reviewed 30 May 2016

While visiting the Bay Area, we stayed in San Mateo. We wanted to find a nice sit-down place that served good Mexican food. This place was pretty good. Its a little bit outside of Downtown San Mateo. Wife had asada tacos. I had the Asada...More

Thank Midnight_ECL
Reviewed 1 January 2016

I was at this place a couple of weeks ago, I ordered a wet burrito and when I got it the burrito wasn't wet, they barely put a few drops of the sauce they use to make it a wet burrito, so I asked one...More

Thank LEO B
Reviewed 3 April 2015

3* Charlie’s 725 S. B St. Mexican taqueria Nice place for lunch The super burritos (wet) are the to go food; gigantic Friendly, counter service Complimentary chips and pico de gallo All sorts of beverages, including beer

Thank Rosquete
Reviewed 6 January 2015

I have eaten a ton of burritos in a dozen different galaxies, always searching for the best. Fate and fortune smiled on me when a friend recommended Charlie's. My fave is the carnitas, my measuring stick for any good, basic taqueria, in any city, on...More

1  Thank Terence C
Reviewed 9 May 2014 via mobile

Great family place. Jamie is really friendly. Food is good Mexican seafood. Ricky's special please a good breakfast. The Johnny's special is great anytime.

Thank Erin M
Reviewed 25 June 2013 via mobile

Charlie's is a cute mex place with delicious food. It's very casual with fair prices. The lengua is fresh and tasty and the super burrito is a monster!

Thank amusez
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Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
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10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 725 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-4223
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-343-6496
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