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201 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401
(650) 343-1226
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Ranked #52 of 364 Restaurants in San Mateo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 2nd Street
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Central America
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Great location and atmosphere when staying near the San Francisco International Airport. Service was great, from the reception to the table everyone was extremely helpful! Food is very good and desserts are great. Atmosphere is excelent for a business dinner, with a casual atmosphere and a nice set up it allows you to have a nice conversation over your meal... More 

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Tucson, AZ
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324 reviews 324 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I have always had a great meal here. I usually end up getting the grilled fish tacos which are very tasty. Sometimes have had the special and one night, they had a $10.00 skirt steak special which was really good. It is a two story restaurant. Downstairs has some large booths which could easily seat 6 as well as some... More 

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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We ordered the cold appetizer plate for our dinner and a grilled artichoke. The oysters and shrimp were fresh and very good and the tuna tartar was my favorite. The service was okay and it took quite awhile to get our drinks. The artichoke was $11 and the rest of the dinner seemed a bit expensive for what we got.... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Went here to celebrate a couple of bdays and it was a pleasant surprise. Nice restaurant with a new orleans flare. The food was very good. We had the cornbread, chips, and crab bites before dinner and all were very good. For dinner we had Jambalya, ribeye, fish and chips and lobster ravioli. I loved the cole slaw with apples,... More 

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san francisco
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Located in a beautiful building right in downtown San Mateo, parking structure across the street. Nicely decorated and good atmosphere for couples or a party. Has several different rooms for different types of events. Been here for a private event upstairs with full bar and passed appetizers, great party since I wasn't paying for it! Came again for dinner with... More 

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San Jose, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Met my girlfriends here for dinner. Honestly, we didn't really care for the location. We just needed a spot for dinner and drinks. I'm actually not sure if i would come again. The drinks/food was decent.

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San Mateo, CA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Went here July 30 with my wife and a friend. The friend and I ordered the Mahi Mahi special. Although it tasted okay, we both came down with terrible diarrhea about two hours later. I called the restaurant and asked for a refund on the two contaminated meals. They said they would check into it. So far, they have not... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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76 reviews 76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Very nice ambiance and a good dining spot for a team but the food was just good without greatness. Sushi was decent, calamari okay, and mahi mahi was well prepared, but no one was raving. I would return but I would try other restaurants first.

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San Mateo, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food isn't spectacular, but it's a nice environment. It's not a place I'd go out of my way to eat at again.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We made a reservation at 5:30 pm on a Monday night through Open Table, were seated promptly. The waitress was new but friendly and efficient. I'd eaten earlier so ordered the grilled artichoke which was excellent. My friends had the coconut shrimp and garlic cheesy bread for appetizers, the seared ahi tuna and the crab Louis salad. They said their... More 

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Additional Information about Kingfish

Address: 201 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401
Phone Number: (650) 343-1226
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Seafood, South American

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