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Celias

3190 Campus Dr, San Mateo, CA 94403-3123
(650) 349-0165
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Ranked #137 of 357 Restaurants in San Mateo
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- May 2, 2014
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English first
San Mateo, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

With a little hunting you can find much better Mexican food. Over salted, under flavored, pasty enchiladas.

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Hayward, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Outstanding Sangria and Chips/Salsa. The seafood salad is outstanding and most dishes are solid and authentic. Give it a shot and you will not be dissapointed.

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Fremont, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have been here a lot of time as i work close by and it is a really good mexican restaurant. My team always enjoys this place which has pretty good ambience and the food quality is good. They have a big menu with reasonable prices. Would go there anytime,

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San Francisco, California, USA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Celia's can be counted on for consistent and tasty mexican food, margaritas and beers. Their homemade salsa is fantastic & I personally *love* their tacos especial: shredded beef placed in a soft corn tortilla, which is then dropped into a deep fryer making the corn tortilla into a hard shell, with tasty crispy beef....delicious!

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Redwood City, California
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106 reviews 106 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

A party of 12 of us went there to eat and they gave us the some what patio so we can play our own music so we wouldn't bother other customers. It was a cold evening and most of the heaters were inop. The upholstery on the chairs and booths were all torn. As for the food it was very... More

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El Granada, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012 via mobile

We have been to 3 of the celias locations. Lunch today was in a word lousy. The meat in my fajita tasted old and the onions were scarce. The other 2 members of our party had similar results. The kitchen does not try. This is our last visit.

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Centennial, Colorado
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103 reviews 103 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

We discovered this restaurant last year and looked for it again this year. Excellent service and cute atmosphere. the Mexican food is quite different than what we are used to in Colorado but very good!

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Morgan Hill, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

The service was very good, food TASTY good portions, the price is right LOVE the VIRGIN PINA COLADAS.

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Foster City, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

Celia's has ok Mexican food, but I didn't love it. It needed more flavor and less fake-tasting cheese. I suggest you steer clear of the enchiladas if you do go.

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Burlingame, CA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

Big hot dishes of great food. Family run business for as long as I can remember.

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