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Val's Restaurant & Lounge

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2468 Junipero Serra Blvd, Daly City, CA 94015-1633
650-755-3448
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Old School New Jersey Style Italian Steakhouse

I walked into Val's and loved it. Old fashioned and a local favorite for decades. I expected the ghost of Frank Sinatra to walk by at any moment. Comfy booths, subdued, warm lighting, and servers who have worked there for 30 years or more. People come for the prime rib, rack of lamb, steaks and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I walked into Val's and loved it. Old fashioned and a local favorite for decades. I expected the ghost of Frank Sinatra to walk by at any moment. Comfy booths, subdued, warm lighting, and servers who have worked there for 30 years or more. People come for the prime rib, rack of lamb, steaks and pasta with baked potato, veggies,... More 

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Daly City, California
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This place is like a hidden gem. Yes it looks dated- but kind of a throw-back, gangster, speakeasy like. They have a great weekend brunch and that $19 prime rib! It's everything!

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This is the best restaurant and steak I've had in the United States so far! It was quite random we chose this restaurant, but after reading the hotel's recommendations for restaurants nearby and positive reviews online we decided to give it a try. Even though we came in a busy saturday around 7 PM, we only had to wait 15... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I've eaten here several times now. It is a neighborhood restaurant that does a good job of seving its community. The locals just keep coming back, and this just doesn't happen unless you get it right, which Val's does. The food is quite good, not haute cuisine, and definitely not in the "Food-is-Art" crowd. Solid describes it. Prices are moderate... More 

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Redwood City, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This is a place to dine. Don't have to dress up but the food is terrific and great service. Highly recommend. Favorite is New York Steak.

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san mateo, california
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Food is consistent being good. The bar is busy all the time Mon thru Thursday has wonderful early bird dinner.

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Point Arena, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

My little family of 4 ate at this restaurant on a Wed evening. I had the pene noodles which were amazing. My husband had the steak and my girls had a split meal of Alfredo. The bill total was $71 for the four of us. That's not too bad considering we were in the city. However we were finished eating... More 

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Oroville, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

There was nothing I liked about the food. It was the local hangout for the local people...we did not feel safe walking back to the hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We've eaten here many times through the years and nothing ever changes. It's like stepping into the 60s where the food is always good. You can't go wrong with the fried chicken and the French Dip is tender. They even asked how I wanted the beef cooked, which rarely happens. It's dark and old-fashioned but everything seems to work just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Great food, service was a bit slow... Maybe understaffed for V-Day. Pre-fixed menu for the night, so choices looked limited. The girlie got braised short ribs which she loved. I got prime rib which was above average, but not the best. Ambience was old school english pub/steakhouse. Four stars for Daly City.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2468 Junipero Serra Blvd, Daly City, CA 94015-1633
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Daly City
  • Phone Number: 650-755-3448
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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