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West Coast Cafe

466 San Mateo Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066-4437
650-588-1912
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Ranked #4 of 121 Restaurants in San Bruno
Cuisines: Bakery, Italian
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I would never eat there again. The food was frozen and microwaved. Have they ever heard of eating clean. Preparing meals with fresh local produce and seafood/meats.

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Malaga, Spain
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is not a café at all. It is an excellent little restaurant which was recommended to us by the receptionist at Villa Montes. We would not of visited had it not been for the recommendation or by walking past outside. Food was delicious and lots of it which was freshly prepared. The service was very good too with them... More

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South San Francisco
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55 reviews 55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

You can not tell by its name that it is an Italian restaurant, and a good one at that! We went here twice this week and on both occasions, we were happy with the food and the service. The place has a section at the back good for a large (40 or so people) party. Service was very good: Jose,... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

In San Bruno for business. West Coast Café was recommended by the front desk at our hotel which is just a couple of blocks away. We found the café to be exactly as the other reviewers note. The food is excellent! And, the service is great, too. Very friendly staff - lots of smiles and appreciation for my party stopping... More

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Wisconsin
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

good: food! we had a chicken dish, lasagne and a daily special of lobster ravioli. very tasty- quite satisfied value: ok... not the cheapest place, but reasonable. nothing included with dinner- surprised us on the bill as we were asked 'what kind of salad' vs. 'would you like to add a salad' would return if in the area... so that... More

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San Bruno, CA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It's a small restaurant and the name doesn't sound Italian at all, but the food has always been good. I have never had anything there that I didn't like. Any pastas, fish is wonderful and I always have it just grilled, their West Coast Salad is great. It isn't cheap for lunch, dinner maybe ok, but when the food is... More

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San Francisco
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63 reviews 63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We were there on a Wednesday night and were surprised it was so busy. The service was a bit slow but the food was very good, especially the creamy mashed potatoes that came with most entrees. The special was a veal chop stuffed with gorgonzola cheese, which my friend said was delicious. I had the prawns in garlic wine sauce... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Had early flight out the next morning so decided to stay near SFO. Very good food, very good service. Interesting menu and nightly specials. Nice atmosphere and décor. Bar limited to beer and wine only. Parking in public lot in the back. Definitely will remember it next time I am in the area.

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Palo Alto, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We were taking a family member to SFO and were looking for a place to have early dinner on the way. Our party of 5 had a 5:15 p.m. reservation and arrived a little early expecting the restaurant to be empty. To our surprise, it was anything but! At least 6 tables were occupied, and that amounts to almost half... More

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Seattle
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142 reviews 142 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

My wife and I were in town (San Bruno, CA) for a conference and we took a little walk the little around the town center and decided to try-out the West Coast Cafe. 1st surprise, based on the name we did not expect to find an Italian restaurant. 2nd surprise, I'm not generally a fan of Italian food, but in... More

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