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All 164 Daly City Restaurants

Val's Restaurant & Lounge

2468 Junipero Serra Blvd, Daly City, CA 94015-1633
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Ranked #8 of 164 Restaurants in Daly City
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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English first
Northern California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We have lived here for 6 years... and tonight was the first night we came to Val's. WHY? did we not know about this place? Locals, comfy bar and tables, dark wood, tequila gimlets, pints, great wines by the glass starting at $7, "after-school snacks" at happy hour (at least tonight, a Tuesday, at about 5:30)... super attentive bartenders and... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you want a retro experience and somewhere to take your parents or aunt for brunch consider Val's. It's very traditional american, probably costs the same as a chain diner , but you get much better food and service. Tables are covered in linen and the steaks are absolutely awesome. I kept wondering when Sinatra was going to make an... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a Daly City institution: predictable, comfortable, lots of regulars. The food is solidly and consistently good. The service is attentive and has character. This is a good place to take your grandparents or a second date. The menu is mostly traditional: steaks, chicken, salads, sandwiches. The Friday clam chowder (alternating red and white each week) is very good,... More 

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Lincoln, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This was a very popular place for locals and was very busy. Along with our large group they also were able to fill all the tables and serve delicious food. The prime rib was excellent. Will be going back next time we are in the City, even though this is out a ways, if you have a car it's worth... More 

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Novato, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Some reviewers think this place is dated, but I think the decor is part of its charm. We were looking for an impromptu late lunch on a Saturday. We would have gone to Westlake Joe's, but that restaurant has closed. My husband suggested this place since he has taken clients there for business lunches before. We were greeted by the... More 

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San Francisco, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If you want to be taken back to old San Francisco then this is the place to come. The food is standard fare and the wait staff are knowledgeable. The booths are great too. The bar is cosy, especially in winter when they light the fire. Feels like it's from the TV show Happy Days!

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Carlsbad, CA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This is indeed a fine restaurant in terms of menu variety, quality, presentation and service. However on Thu, Fri & Sat evening there is Karaoke in the adjacent Lounge which is not isolated from the restaurant with doors. Looking forward to a classy dinner, my wife and I decided to go there for dinner on Sunday, Aug. 17, to avoid... More 

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Tulsa, OK
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Our family of 4 ate at Val's recently. The restaurant had a real throwback feel to it. I loved the mood especially after dusk and the green banker's lights had a moody glow. The service was very prompt and friendly. The food was outstanding and they gave you large portions. The fried chicken was super. We were just passing through... More 

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Huntington Beach, California, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The food was great. Excellent service. Large portions. No air conditioning so it was a little warm. A good value for the price.

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NW Florida
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98 reviews 98 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We chose this restaurant because it was within walking distance from our hotel. Yes, the decor may be a little tired, as some reviewers noted, but the overall experience was still very good. Our waitress was very pleasant and attentive. She also helped us with how to get around San Francisco and to the pier. Her advice was spot on!... More 

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Additional Information about Val's Restaurant & Lounge

Address: 2468 Junipero Serra Blvd, Daly City, CA 94015-1633
Phone Number: 650-755-3448
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Daly City
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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