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Patio Filipino

1770 El Camino Real, San Bruno, CA 94066-5220
650-872-9888
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Fairfield, California
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135 reviews 135 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Saw a review on Bay Area Check Please, we were in the area and decided to try Patio Filipino for lunch. We've never had Filipino food before and asked our Server to recommend something. We started with fried spring rolls (very good with the vinegar sauce), followed by a fried fish with lemongrass sauce, which was really good, a side... More

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Eureka, California
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94 reviews 94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Looking for something a little different for dinner we decided to try Patio Filipino and weren't disappointed. This is a restaurant where 99% of the patrons are Filipino…a good sign if you're looking for authentic cuisine. Most tables were filled w/ large families and we had to wait a few minutes until a small table opened. Our waiter was patient... More

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185 reviews 185 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

I love a little epecurean variety. While looking for a dinner spot i drove past this little gem and said why not. What a fun experience. I was the only white guy in the restaurant. Lots of Filipino families eating in large numbers. Moms, Dads, with their parents and children. Large plates of food on big tables. When I walked... More

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Kenner, Louisiana
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116 reviews 116 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We had never tried a Filipino restaurant, so decided to have dinner there. We had Filipino food before thanks to our friends and so we knew what we wanted to eat. The serving sizes were huge and prices reasonable. The servers were smiling and helpful. The Owner was there talking with clients and that helps. I recommend this place any... More

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Stockton, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Stopped in on a whim for lunch on a Saturday as we passed through. The place was packed, but they quickly set up a table for us outside. The food was warm, delicious and plentiful. The server was very friendly and attentive. The owner came outside to sit and make a few phone calls and he was a friendly fellow,... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

First time for this nation's food. Got there when they opened and had a warm welcome from our waiter Melvin. Had great suggestions and brought us a sample of one we thought sounded good. Ordered something else, but we liked the Crisy Binagoongan but had fish sauce. Had a wonderful mango salad with garlic shrimp, sizzling pork sisig and ginataang... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

On our last day in the Bay area we drove down to San Bruno for lunch at Patio Filipino. Best Filipino food I've ever had. The sizzling sisig was authentic with the perfect mix of textures, crunchy pork bits with a creamy sauce. It went perfect with a side of garlic fried rice. The kids loved the crispy fried chicken... More

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San Francisco, California
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140 reviews 140 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

A friend took me to this restaurant and I have to say that it is one of the most impressive Filipino restaurants I’ve ever been to. My friends and I ordered the chicharon bulaklak as an appetizer with vinegar dipping sauce. Eat it with steaming rice and it is just mouth-watering. I haven't had this in ages so it was... More

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South San Francisco, California
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99 reviews 99 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Traditional Philippino food, which is always delicious. Try the crispy Pata here, pricey, but very good. (about $16 for 2 smaller feet) If you drive here, good luck with the parking, it's only street parking and it's not easy to find a spot.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2008

food is good but the wait is terrible!

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