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344 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070 (Holly St.)
+1 650-654-0882
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Hours of Operation Dinner: Sunday, Tuesday - Thursday 5-9 pm...
Hours of Operation Dinner: Sunday, Tuesday - Thursday 5-9 pm Friday & Saturday 5 - 9:30 pm Lunch: Tuesday - Friday 11 - 2:30 pm Brunch: Saturday & Sundays 10:30 - 2:30 pm
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good West Coast Cajun

It was a delightful restaurant. The ambiance and service were excellent and I felt like I was somewhere in the Deep South. The drinks were well poored. The food was fairly good but I found there were too many deep fried or breaded dishes. It may have been that we just didn't order the right dishes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

It was a delightful restaurant. The ambiance and service were excellent and I felt like I was somewhere in the Deep South. The drinks were well poored. The food was fairly good but I found there were too many deep fried or breaded dishes. It may have been that we just didn't order the right dishes. The sauces on the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We ordered 2 bowls of hot seafood gumbo (everyone loved), seafood hushpuppies appetizers, fried chicken which came with mashed potatoes (and the chicken skin comes right off leaving a very moist delicious leg and 2 thighs) and greens and cornbread, and pre-fix meal including a nice selection of mains, dessert, and appetizers. Corn bread was another favorite. We also had... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I visited here while on a business trip to the area. The food was vey nice and tasty and reasonably priced. Service was good and so was the ambience - I would recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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Sunnyvale, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

A really special thing about this restaurant is the owner makes it a point to personally visit every table and greet the guests. The menu has many special items on it. I like the cajun catfish. The prices are reasonable. The restaurant is small and intimate.

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Granite Bay, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Revisited an old friend and we were not disappointed. We moved out of the area some years ago and had an opportunity to go back to some old stompin' grounds. This is still a great restaurant, as it has been for close to 20 years. The jambalaya was delicious! The serving staff were friendly and gracious. The portions were generous... More 

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Foster City, California
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Went there for New Year's Eve dinner after checking out the menu online. It's a 4-course dinner - 2 appetizers, 1 entree and 1 dessert. The food as usual is delicious. My friend ordered the Filet Mignon and it's the best we ever had so far - tender and delicious. I had the Bass filet and it was good. Service... More 

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Florence, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

With all of the good restaurants in the area I had high hopes for a great meal here. It turned out to be the worst of several that I had during my visit. The building appeared to be an old coffee shop with a quick and easy make over in a somewhat industrial area. Not much atmosphere to speak of.... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Real NoLa creole cuisine. Eautoffe (shrimp and crayfish) was excellent. Small place with older groups as well as young couples.

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Foster City, California
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Had a late brunch last Sunday and the food was simply delicious! Had their vanilla-infused lemonade and crispy boudin balls as appetizer. Tried their special seafood dish and it was great! Service is quite attentive. Will definitely come back for more!

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San Carlos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Going to Creola for lunch today with a group of 5, reminded me of how great the food, service and atmosphere are. I've been there a few times and it consistently has fantastic food and service. Our server was attentive and incredibly knowledgeable about the ingredients of the Cajun food we ordered or plan to order next time! My etouffee... More 

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Additional Information about Creola

Address: 344 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070
Phone Number: +1 650-654-0882
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Carlos
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 344 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070
    (Holly St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +1 650-654-0882

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

Hours of Operation Dinner: Sunday, Tuesday - Thursday 5-9 pm Friday & Saturday 5 - 9:30 pm Lunch: Tuesday - Friday 11 - 2:30 pm Brunch: Saturday & Sundays 10:30 - 2:30 pm
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

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