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Martins West Pub

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831 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063-1901 (Broadway)
The Redwood City Caltrain Station is only 3 blocks away from Martins West Pub. For the Caltrain Schedule visit www.caltrain.com.
650-366-4366
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Hours:
Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good that could be great!

The place has a lot of potential to be a got to place day in and day out. The food is really good and the drinks are very nice. The staff can be a bit of an issue if they are really busy. I've been there a few times now, and usually can be ignored for awhile each time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
HNIC32
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I love this place. I love the building (a slice of Wild West history) and the excellent drinks, and the inventive pub fare twists. You can order anything -- even the things that sounds boring or weird, and they are all, without fail, delicious. The only things I haven't tried are Haggis on a Stick and Blood Pudding. They're probably... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

We usually sit at the bar so we can get our drinks right away from the bartender. It took at least 10 minutes to even get his attention. When we finally did get his attention and looked at the drink menu, we thought everything was way over priced for drinks. we know because we are bar hoppers. When we got... More 

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CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

They really stick their necks out to deliver unique drinks and dishes. The scotish eggs are always popular, but most things on the menu are constantly changing and usually very good. They will make a drink to suit your mood no matter what it is, and they will frequently go back to the kitchen to get fresh ingrediednts to make... More 

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Redwood City, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Was meeting someone here for the first time, so we sat at the bar. We weren't acknowledged or asked if we wanted anything for a good 10-15 minutes, even though the place wasn't very busy. Finally got their attention by talking about how thirsty we were and how nice it would be to get anything to drink, even water. That... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The place has a lot of potential to be a got to place day in and day out. The food is really good and the drinks are very nice. The staff can be a bit of an issue if they are really busy. I've been there a few times now, and usually can be ignored for awhile each time.

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Gilbert, AZ
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We stopped by for drinks before dinner and had a great experience. The Earl Grey Marteani was unique and tasted like an earl grey latte. The New Fashion was also delicious. Others in our group ordered off the whiskey menu and enjoyed their selection. Nice atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Since it opened Martins West has had excellent food! Chef Michael and his crew do not let grass grow on the menus! If you go and they have the short ribs and you eat meat, order this. They sous vide them so they are rare- MR cooked inside and seared to almost painful deliciousness. Why painful? Because it is soooo... More 

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Stockton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Monthly lunch outing with a friend, we ventured to this Scottish themed pub (more emphasis on restaurant than bar). What a lucky find! The service was prompt and helpful, patiently answering any questions we had about food prep or choice. The Ploughman was, by far, one of the best grilled cheese sandwiches I've ever had. 3 nicely blended cheeses on... More 

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Arroyo Grande, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We joined our son who is a local resident for this experience so he helped us navigate the diverse and very well concocted dishes and cocktail delights. I had the pork fat back dinner and we shared several of the special cocktails like the featured Scalawag...TASTY. Give it a try....lots of room to find and try different food with fresh... More 

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San Joaquin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

If you love hamburgers, this is the best grass fed beef hamburger, with its glazed onion and bacon topping. It was the most delicious hamburger I have ever had. Every bite was flavorful. Adding the sliced pickle to the hamburger did not take away the flavor. It totally enhanced it. For dessert, I had the butterscotch, caramel de creme. Like... More 

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Additional Information about Martins West Pub

Address: 831 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063-1901
Phone Number: 650-366-4366
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 831 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063-1901
    (Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: The Redwood City Caltrain Station is only 3 blocks away from Martins West Pub. For the Caltrain Schedule visit www.caltrain.com.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: 650-366-4366

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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