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Taqueria El Metate

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120 Harbor Blvd, Belmont, CA 94002-4016
650-595-1110
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Mexican Restaurant

Good and plenty food is served with every option. The Chiles Rellenos are awesome. The Pork with chile verde was excellent. The Horchata and Red Habisccus (Jamaica) drinks were very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 3, 2014
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San Diego, California
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Redwood City, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Ate dinner here a few nights ago. Had the chile relleno and chicken enchilada with beans and rice. It was all amazing. So much flavor and so fresh. Beans were great and the rice was perfect. Usually I take one taste of rice and leave it. I ate all of this. Salsas and chips were also delicious. The green salsa... More 

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San Diego, California
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7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Good and plenty food is served with every option. The Chiles Rellenos are awesome. The Pork with chile verde was excellent. The Horchata and Red Habisccus (Jamaica) drinks were very good.

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San Mateo
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88 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Their veggie burritos were real good but not anymore. Seems like their cooks have changed or they are compromising on ingredients. Even their pork and chicken dishes are below average. Gone is the taste of Mexico. Not worth it.

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San Mateo, California
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138 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

I just had another great burrito from here, so I thought I would write a quick review. I eat here about once a month and find it to always taste very consistent. The restaurant has a fairly decent atmosphere, mostly caters to the lunch crowd or people who take the food to go. However, The food is very good for... More 

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San Mateo, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

was here last saturday and was called a dyke and fat in spanish as we almost paid for our order. I questioned the person at the front before my girlfriend could pay, she was going to be passive about this whole thing but I am boycotting this restaurant and tell others of my experience. I feel helpless and violated. I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

This is our go to restaurant for a quick Mexican meal. Food: Well prepared and very nicely flavored. Large, very large portions and all the standards on the menu. They have some extras like beef tongue tacos and Menudo on the weekends that are very nice. There is lots of meat on your plate and their salsa bar has well... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2008

From the street it doesn't look like much, but don't let that fool you! The food is excellent; proven by the long line that forms as 12:00 noon approaches. The line moves fast and your food will be served hot and well worth the wait. Menu selection is enormous and food portions are very generous. For the record, I've never... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2008

We get takeout here weekly!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 120 Harbor Blvd, Belmont, CA 94002-4016
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Belmont
  • Phone Number: 650-595-1110

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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