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BJ's Restaurant & Brewery

206 Bridgepointe Pkwy, San Mateo, CA
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Ranked #42 of 357 Restaurants in San Mateo
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: Pub
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Foster City, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

BJ's is the only place I know that serves the best avocado roll. Their salads are good too. I am not into bear but I still go here for the food.

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Sharon, Massachusetts
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79 reviews 79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

We ate here with a party of 12. While the food was good the waitstaff just seemed to struggle to keep up. Drinks and water refills just never came, it took multiple requests to finally get served. Luckily we were not in a rush. They did take some money off the bill as I think they realized there were some... More

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England
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

NIce range of own beers, and extensive menu. There can be a long wait for a table, but bar menu is always available. Can be short-staffed at times so that there may be waiting times.

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Hollister, California
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107 reviews 107 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

They seated our party of 12 or so promptly, the service was good. People had lots of choices and they have a good beer and wine menu as well.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The last couple of visits to BJs the food was acceptable but nothing to brag about. The menu has a little something for everyone but can be a little overwhelming. The staff is usually courteous but can be short when they become busy (and forgetful). On a few visits I have had to drink wine out of a beer glass... More

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Leesburg, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I had arrived late and was looking for a place to have a sit down dinner, all the other restaurants had long since closed which I found odd, but BJ's was open til midnight and the food and service was great

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Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This was my 3rd visit to BJ's, and they never disappoint! I had the cheese and tomato deep dish pizza...phenomenal! This was definitely some of the best deep dish I'd ever had! And for dessert...one word...Pizookie! Absolutely amazing!

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Foster City, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

(First) off if you don't mind to wait to be seated for LONG time ,then my guess is you would do fine here! Well I took forever to be seated me & my husband were pretty patient until it took forever to receive the food and this is like a Norm when you come here is to wait & wait.... More

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Winter Springs, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Extensive menu. Good food plentiful salads great. Steaks huge. Soups are good. Little noisy but enjoyable. Service excellent. Within walking distance of crowne plaza

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Bay Area
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558 reviews 558 reviews
447 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

3*BJ Beer pub Great lunch specials The chicken tacos are delicious (except one of my tortillas was cold), but the beans are killer Nice flat bread entrees Kick back atmosphere Crowded So-so food service

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