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Hokkaido Seafood Buffet - CLOSED

2200 Bridgepointe Parkway, San Mateo, CA 94404
650-212-2688
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Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Seafood
Most recent review
- Apr 14, 2014
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14 reviews from our community

78% Recommend
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English first
Boston, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

But they kinda make you wait even if there are plenty of tables around. This place has been around for a while and it's kind if going down hill. Don't expect Bellagio or the Wynn here. The foods been sitting for a while if you're not there at the right time. I'm not talking about early or late. I'm talking... More

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Hayward, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Learned of this place from coworkers during our recent visit. Had been to other eateries in the area but was not aware of this place as it is somewhat tucked away behind the ice rink. Unfortunately I learned they have closed, or are moving according to another review, which I am not sure of though. The food was better than... More

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South San Francisco, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

The Hokkaido restaurant is a warm, clean, beautiful venue. Wide aisles and nice furniture--cozy booths. This buffet restaurant is one of the best buffets I've visited ever. Good value for the vast selection of yummy dishes! Noodle station, ribs, seafood, dim sim, ... The only caveat is there is no self-serve station for beverages. I hate having to hunt down... More

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israel
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

wide spread of menu. pleasant staff. prices very affordalbe. Food is very delicous.clean place and amenities are also clean.

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San Jose, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

Beware, the members of management team of this restaurant are very rude. A certain manager by the name of Ling refused to listen to a customer's complaint while his family were eating lunch at the restaurant on 2/2/13. She blatantly lied to a customer when asked for the manager. She maliciously denied that she is one of the management staff... More

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San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

My family and I just celebrated a family member's big milestone birthday at this buffet place. We had about 55 guests. The staff allowed us to bring our own decorations (balloons, streamers, etc). This place is one of the nicest buffet place I've ever been at. The moment you walk in the double doors, they have a nice, welcoming reception... More

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Pennsylvania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Good sushi and a variety of asian specialty foods (even chickens feet). It was a little busy and crowded the night we were there, but service was good and they were constantly replenishing the buffet with fresh items.

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Pacifica, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

I've been to buffets from Florida to California, and this ranks as one of the best if not THE best. At first glance, it looks like an upscale Asian / Seafood restaurant, not a buffet or cafeteria. Nice booths, tables, decorations, and staff. Instead of the typical buffet line, the food is spread out in sections such as Sushi, Hot... More

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Los Altos, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

This is not just the seafood buffet. They have Dim Sum, variety of Sushi, steamed buns, soups, cakes, dessert, variety of seafoods including salmon, hot dishes, fried rice, garlic bread, veggie spring rolls, and even kimchi etc. For less than $12 for weekday buffet lunch, with these many choices the price is very reasonable. I have been here twice and... More

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welwyn \herts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

This is now a Japanese restaurant and the food is amazing. There were more courses than you could try and the food was well presented and delicious. The decor is a bit dated, it reminds me of an old cinema, but the food makes up for it. The service ie,providing drinks and taking away empty plates was prompt and courteous.For... More

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