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320 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-4020
650-347-8463
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
Good for:
Bar scene

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Always a good spot

My wife and her friends love meeting there. I like it too. Good small plates, and most folks make sure to order their bruschette. Good wine menu as well. Nice decor. Comfortable and predictably good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Bart C
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Foster City, California
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
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Foster City, California
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129 reviews 129 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

My wife and her friends love meeting there. I like it too. Good small plates, and most folks make sure to order their bruschette. Good wine menu as well. Nice decor. Comfortable and predictably good.

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usa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Quiet enough for conversation, really been several times with lady friends for lunches. Never rushed, wine choices ample (prices by glass 1/2 off weekdays 12pm - mid-afternoons). Yes, bruschetta excellent choices and flavors, platter four large ones great for sharing Salads yummy. Parking very convenient next door in 2 story inexpensive SM city lot -- upper story access on 4th... More 

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Southlake, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Came here for the food but left work a greater appreciation for the wine list. Very close to SFO, so a quick zip off the 101.

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San Mateo, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Good food in a great ambience. Love the variety of bruschetta. Wine selection is good as well. Can gert very crowded on weekends. Be prepared for a long wait or go in much later say around 9 pm.

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bay area
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a great place for lunch with friends or spouse. The service is great - very attentive servers. We always order the bruschetta combo pick of four items. A crowd favorite is the apple with brie and smoked salmon bruschetta. We double up on the apple and brie as everyone wants more than one serving of that combo. I... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We have been in San Mateo for three weeks, so, if we have learned anything, it's that everyone in Northern California goes out to eat on Friday nights. So here we are at 5:30pm on a Friday, with company in from Denver. We decide to try B Street and Vine since it's easy walking distance from our apartment and it... More 

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San Francisco, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I love this place so simple and nice. Served up the best brushetta for only $12. You get to pick 4 kinds from the menu. My friend and I had the smoked salmon, prosciutto & fig, apple & brie, and sun dried tomato bruschetta. The serving is very generous and all of them were quite tasty. We enjoy it with... More 

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Burlingame, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great place for before or after the movies- which are close by. Bruschetta's are among the best I ever had. Come hungry. Interesting art on walls. Outside patio eating area tad dreary- better at nite among the lites.

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san francisco
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This is a great little place for lunch or an after work get-together. They have an amazing selection of bruschetta (try the classic mozzarella/tomato/basil, the mushrooms/onions, the one with prosciutto). I had the Asian beef salad which was fine. The quality of the beef was poor (very fatty) and with little flavor but overall an acceptable salad. This is not... More 

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Belmont, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This place has a great selection of bruschetta. The salads are very fresh too. I was here with my family and in another occasion a group of 10 friends. The time I was here with my family we sat inside and there was a live duet. It was very nice and relaxing but the wait for a table can be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 320 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-4020
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: 650-347-8463

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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