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Red Robin Burger & Spirits

American, Hamburgers, Vegetarian
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2204 Bridgepointe Pkwy, San Mateo, CA 94404-1569
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Typical Red Robin

It was good, nothing outstanding. We did a carry-out order for 6 people and took it to our hotel room.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2014
Olivehurst, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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20 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
San Mateo, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Our dinner was a disappointment from the get-go. When we arrived, they said it would be 10 minutes for a table, even though there were empty tables all over the place. Once we were seated, it took forever to get our menus, and the server disappeared for long spells. When our appetizer arrived, our server said, "I hope you guys... More 

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Olivehurst, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

It was good, nothing outstanding. We did a carry-out order for 6 people and took it to our hotel room.

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Foster City, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

They have been around for a long time now. When we want a really good burger this is the place to go. They have other things too but we tend to get the burgers most of the time. They are big and filling and there are lots of choices to pick from.

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San Mateo, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This used to be our go-to place with our 8 and under children. We could get kid-sized portions, adult drinks with tasty menu items. When they converted half of the restaurant to Adults Only (over 21), it really changed the dynamic. The wait is still just as long and now there is no TV or video games to entertain antsy... More 

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San Mateo, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I agree with other reviewers that the food is good, especially if you like burgers. However, service is mediocre at best, although there are available tables, there is always a line at the door. It is much worse on weekends. You never see the waitress after they serve your food.

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Folsom, California
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180 reviews 180 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We've gone to many Red Robins, and they're consistently top flight when it comes to drinks and delicious hamburgers with steak fries. Our favorite, the Royal Red Robin burger (the one with the fried egg), served with ranch dressing for the nicely salted steak fries, has to be one of the best burgers in the world. If you're near a... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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68 reviews 68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We dined at Red Robin in San Mateo on our last night vacationing in the San Francisco area. Our food was delicious. What really stood out was the awesome service we received from our waiter, David E. I must say, he was very attentive. There was a woman working with him who also was very attentive. I was impressed! Would... More 

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Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

At least in San Mateo, CA the restaurant is becoming more "adult" in it's decor and menu; trending more towards a sports bar feel. I do hope they add a bit more to the decor. Food was fine and good service too. Will return.

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Redwood City, California
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239 reviews 239 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Went here with parents (6) and teenagers (4) after a high school basketball game. There was plenty of nearby parking on a Saturday night with lots of Christmas shoppers. Although the restaurant was busy we were seated almost immediately. The bar area had a couple of televisions and seating that looked good for parties of twol Our server Hugo promptly... More 

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Half Moon Bay, California, United States
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93 reviews 93 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

Always reliable and frankly at this point if I go there I am resolved to eat a burger as most of the other food items are crappy. Good bar too but as I said, chain place so you get exactly what you expect and no more and no less.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2204 Bridgepointe Pkwy, San Mateo, CA 94404-1569
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: 650-571-5500

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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