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Rainbow Pizza

Italian, Pizza, Greek, Soups, Central European
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112 De Anza Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 571-1848
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
this is the best pizza place in the peninsula

whatever kind of pizza you want, they have it. they are kind, efficient people running this place. you must stop here for a meal.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
Dusk_Treader
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Moss Beach, California
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Moss Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

whatever kind of pizza you want, they have it. they are kind, efficient people running this place. you must stop here for a meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Stopped and ate on way to SFO. Prices were good (for Cali) and food was decent. Tons of stuff on menu. A bit noisy inside

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San Mateo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Rainbow is one of our San Mateo favorites. Besides numerous pizza combs, Rainbow has a huge menu of Greek, Italian and America dishes. Very noisy and crowded most of the time but worth the effort. Pizza is thick crust with numerous toppings to select, so if you only like thin crust this is not your place. A small individual pizza,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Great place that our cousin took us to. The onion rings and our meat lover's pizza was delicious. It made two teenagers very happy! I'd definitely come back again.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

All the staff are very friendly, portions are good for a full take-home meal. My favorites are the pizzas (any of them) and the gyro (love it!). Gets a little loud and busy on weekends and sometimes the staff seems a little overwhelmed but never to the point where they are short with you. The place has been around forever... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Let me start by saying that I am a purest (meaning picky): I believe that life is too short for bad pizza, bad wine or bad relationships. In the 45+ years that I've been enjoying pizza, Rainbow falls in the top 2-3% of pizza I've had anywhere. The food here is prepared with the warmth that one would associate with... More 

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Belmont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Rainbow Pizza is way more than a pizza joint. They have tons of Greek and Italian dishes, which are all good. My favorite will always be their gyros, though. I've been eating them for over 30 years! They also have one of the biggest pizzas I have ever seen.

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Belmont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Recently, We had dinner here. The spaghetti with meatballs and Shrimp Louie Sald were fantastic. Portions are always huge and enough to take home for another meal. The service is impecable.

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Pacifica, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Rainbow has an extensive menu so if you have any picky eaters, this could be the place for your family. My favorite is Linguini a la Rhodos. New staff sometimes can't find it on the menu if you are calling in for take away or deliver, but they can ask someone more experienced. Al dente linguini, sun-dried tomatoes, light feta... More 

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San Mateo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Pizza is serious business here. Big and with heaps of toppings. Cheese galore! A mini 8inch pizza is almost enough for two not too hungry people. The french fries here are as they should be - Alive and awake - crisp, fresh and thick. The Greek salad is well made and balanced. The meat ball sandwich is awesome as is... More 

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Additional Information about Rainbow Pizza

Address: 112 De Anza Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94402
Phone Number: (650) 571-1848
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Greek, Soups, Central European

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 112 De Anza Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94402
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: (650) 571-1848

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Greek, Soups, Central European
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?