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Don Pico's Restaurant

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Mexican, Seafood, Family Fare
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461 El Camino Real, San Bruno, CA 94066-4246
+(1)650 589 1163
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 31
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    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food

Enjoyed the food but was very disappointed that they didn't have crab on Friday night. With no explanation, just sorry guys, no crab today.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed the food but was very disappointed that they didn't have crab on Friday night. With no explanation, just sorry guys, no crab today.

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London UK
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I had dinner here as it was recommended by my hotel for authentic Mexican food. The food was good but the service was slow/poor. It was difficult to get anyone's attention and even after ordering more drinks they had to be reminded again before we eventually got them. Service was added automatically so they obviously weren't working for a tip.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Went here the other night with 2 work colleagues as it was highly recommended by 1 of them. Margarita was smooth and delicious, but took a bit of time to get (service was slow for us in general). Had the Ceviche as appetizer and it was very good. Pieces of fish were plentiful and quite big actually. I had the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

3* Don Pico’s Lots of seafood options Love the carnitas and salads Nice bar Expensive Hard to park in the little lot

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Rogers, Arkansas
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

Associates wanted Mexican food after our meeting and I have eaten here before so I suggested it. They loved it as they crave Mexican whenever they can get it, just wish we could have dinner there to really enjoy it . They had the chimichanga and I had the Pollo Cancun . Excellent meal. The dipping sauce for the tortilla... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We were in town visiting family and decided on dinner at Don Pico's. There were six of us and we were all delighted with our selections and meals. We will come back again on our next pass through San Bruno if we are in the market for Mexican food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Good beers and ceviche. Worth a stop. I had a long layover at SFO and stopped by this place for a late lunch. Ceviche mixto was a bit on a vinegarish side, but helped me cleanse my palette. $18 via cab from SFO.

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cleveland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Signs said "Award Winning" so we tried it. Friday night crowd was there for the conversation as well as the food--lots of groups. Fairly loud so you have to speak up. Not an inexpensive Mexican restaurant, either. Waiter friendly and efficient. Food arrived quickly. Complimentary chips and salsa, of course. Salsa was definitely on the hot side and it filled... More 

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Lodi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We met family and friends for dinner. Loved the atmosphere and décor. Lot's of families and celebrations. Service was fair to good, had to flag employees down to get chips and salsa refills. Food was good, hubby would have liked more spices in his pork Yucatan. I am on a special diet and spoke at length to the waiter about... More 

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San Bruno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The food was excellent and presented well. Plan to go there as often as possible for wonderful Mexican food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 461 El Camino Real, San Bruno, CA 94066-4246
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Bruno
  • Phone Number: +(1)650 589 1163

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Seafood, Family Fare
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?