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BJ's Restaurant & Brewery

206 Bridgepointe Pkwy, San Mateo, CA
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Tyngsboro, Massachusetts
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

This Sports Bar was an easy walk from the Crowne Point Hotel, Foster City. It was recommended by concierge and he hit a home- run with this suggestion. We were on a short business trip and went here every day out of four. Specialty was draft brews (10) and good food. Pretty large establishment and it was hard to get... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Great beer selection, good views of many televisions for football watching and a wide variety of pub type food from more chi chi (good beet and arugula salad) to burgers and fish and chips. The service was friendly and prompt.

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Boston, United Kingdom
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125 reviews 125 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

BJ's is a brewery. They have on taps from A to Z! BJs has a large bar area. You can bet that on any game day, it would be crowded with people. If you're waiting for a table, there's usually a wait. The food is pretty good especially dishes with beef. They have the typical happy hour bar food. They... More 

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Gross! Long wait. Too much on the menu for them to be good at any one thing. Food bland, service inattentive at best. Servers couldn't be more disinterested if you try. Typical over priced, under quality and under serviced chain we've come to expect in our country.

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Los Angeles, California
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249 reviews 249 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We have been to several BJ's and this one was typical. A little noisy, a little raucous on Sunday afternoon. I had the Roast Beef Dip, a BJs favorite of mine because it is served with both au jus and horseradish sauce. It was as expected. The wedge cut fries are always delicious. Service was fine.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Let's start with the good: My top sirloin steak was excellent and for a chain, the food is generally good and very reasonably priced. Good selection of choices, all with calories listed. On the negative side, our food was served at different times and some of the things we asked for didn't come at all. We had to wait 15... More 

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Foster City, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

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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100 reviews 100 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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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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110 reviews 110 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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Additional Information about BJ's Restaurant & Brewery

Address: 206 Bridgepointe Pkwy, San Mateo, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
Cuisine: Pub

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