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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/Brunch

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 13
    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
Great food, service not so much.

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Brie H
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Point Arena, California
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Point Arena, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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San Francisco
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51 reviews 51 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Tucson, Arizona
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We kept passing this restaurant because of the negative reviews. However we tried it and the food was excellent and the portions very large. The atmosphere was old fashioned and more like a pub but it was fine and seemed to have repeat customers.

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San Diego, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

Visited while staying in the area for work. Had the prime rib dinner. Baked potato was good along with the prime rib. Service overall was attentive. This was a good choice.

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Massachusetts
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30 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
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4 restaurant reviews
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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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SF CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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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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