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BJ's Restaurant & Brewery

206 Bridgepointe Pkwy, San Mateo, CA
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Ranked #38 of 356 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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69% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
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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14 reviews 14 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 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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554 reviews 554 reviews
444 restaurant reviews
187 helpful votes 187 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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Foster City, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

It's very casual. We enjoyed the ahi poke appetizer. There is plenty of food. The service was ok. We we go again.

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San Mateo, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We found this place when the wait for a table was too long at a nearby restaurant. I like the way BJ's set our expectation on how long the wait would be, including giving us a light-up pager that let us know when our table was ready. BJ's is good for families because they have kids portions, including our family... More

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San Mateo, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Yes, it's a chain brew-pub, and yes the food is pretty average, although I have a terrible weakness for the honey-crisp chicken salad and berry cider. But they have a decent gluten-free menu that includes pizzas and, most importantly, the warm chocolate chip cookie served in a skillet with ice cream! It's so rare to find a real gluten-free dessert... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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93 reviews 93 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

I generally have an aversion to what I would call "corporate restaurants," chains that don't represent an individual vision but represent the marketeers' concept of a restaurant carefully designed to appeal to the broadest demographic with trendy combinations of ingredients. However, even if not being cutting edge original, such restaurants can offer good food at a reasonable price. While BJ's... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

The location is close to everything and the menu has many different options and good variety. Service and food quality is always consistent here.

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