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Elephant Bar & Restaurant

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1600 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010-1504
650-259-9585
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 131
    Excellent
  • 200
    Very good
  • 104
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food; Great price

The Elephant Bar and Restaurant is conveniently located near several airport hotels near SFO with a waterfront location and good parking. Our dinner was well prepared and the price quite reasonable; staff were attentive and personable. We will return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
rhale53
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Boston
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Boston
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85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Elephant Bar and Restaurant is conveniently located near several airport hotels near SFO with a waterfront location and good parking. Our dinner was well prepared and the price quite reasonable; staff were attentive and personable. We will return.

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Las Cruces, NM
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79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had 40 to 50 people in a side room of the bar. The view of the water and airport are breathtaking. Service was good given the size of our party. Food was well prepared. The prices are not outrageous. The crowd (besides us) attest to the reasonableness. It is worth a visit if just for the view.

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Thank Henry4218
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ahi Tuna Sashimi appetizer and the 10 oz. Top Sirloin were fantastic. Attentive wait staff ... definitely will go back

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Thank Shawn B
Warminster, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at this restaurant 3 nights. Food was excellent all 3 nights. Service was good 2 of the 3 nights. I think they were breaking in a new waitress the one night. She was very nice, but sometimes confused. Overall good experience.

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Thank Nancy M
Midwest
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at hotel next door for short overnight layover, wanted a place to meet up with friends for food and drinks that was close to hotel. TripAdvisor had good reviews so we tried it and we were glad we did. Early Happy Hour went from 4 to 6pm includes discounted appetizers and drinks. After ordering those, waiting on friends to... More 

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Thank Trekker-Traveler
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do you see it's probably the most beautiful view of the bay watching the airplanes land. The food was good the prices are reasonable and they are both here I'm beauty of the restaurants are without comparison.

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Thank Margrau
Hayward, California
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came for a drink but I saw a fajitas fish on the table next to me and decided to ask for one then my friends star picking so we ordered more and more,we really had a good time with great atmosphere and food.

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Thank sailingalongto
Las Vegas, Nevada
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped at the Elephant Bar recently to grab a quick bite to eat prior to heading to the airport. It was a great experience. The hostess was very nice and even suggested I head to the bar area to take advantage of their happy hour specials. The waitress was very nice and attentive. We never had to look for her... More 

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Thank Traci A
Columbus, Georgia
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512 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

I was genuinely about a short overnight @ SFO and the bayfront Marriott as I always pay a visit to the Elephant Bar. When we were seated and received the menu - I knew something was wrong - they normally have a lush menu beautifully illustrated with pictures of yummy sushi dishes, rolls and similar fare. The new menu was... More 

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Thank Ge0rgiaPil0t
Livermore, California
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

I had a pickup from SFO late evening New Year's Day and the family was hungry. There is not a lot around SFO and even less open after 9:00 on New Year's Day. The E-Bar was one of the few places open. The selection of food at an E-Bar is wide ranging except this night they did not have the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1600 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010-1504
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burlingame
  • Phone Number: 650-259-9585

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?