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Val's Restaurant & Lounge

2468 Junipero Serra Blvd, Daly City, CA 94015-1633
+1 650-755-3448
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“prime rib” (16 reviews)
“steak” (20 reviews)
“pasta” (10 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
2468 Junipero Serra Blvd, Daly City, CA 94015-1633
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tagged along with my brother and sister-in-law to this hidden gem. Not fancy. Funky, old decor but the food is good and you will not be disappointed. Had a Reuben sandwich and it was delicious. Huge portions. Recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank loopycynic
Reviewed October 14, 2018

My husband and I have been going to Vals for the past 39 years it is a great family restaurant , we started going there with our parents and continue to keep going food is delicious and service is great. The French bread is like...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Geri G
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Quality food, generous portions. Right quality - price comparison. Dessert are very good, cheesecake is the best. Recommended!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GiuliaPepe96
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Recently, visited Val's for first time for dinner. Upon arrival, greeted by staff and seated immediately. We were given water (w/lemon slice!) with basket of saltines & sourdough bread/butter!. Two dining rooms: front room with booths, near the bar. Back dining room accomodates larger groups...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jclouie2014
Reviewed September 15, 2018

You go to Val's not just for the food but for the experience. This restaurant transports you to another era-- and not in a manufactured/recreated way. The whole time I was dining, I half expected Dean Martin to walk through the door. White table cloths,...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Cassidy144
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Nice old family style place. Great prices, drinks were cheap, and the service was excellent. The food was excellent as well. I was surprised you could find anything this affordable in the Bay Area. Met one of the brothers who own Val’s and he was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 18KevinP18
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

I love the old school American restaurants, Val’s has a good range on the menu but we were there for the steaks. We had a mixture of NY strip and sirloin. They were grilled perfectly, full of flavour and very tender. We went for a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank erlenda123
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Their food was good and the service was fine. However, we arrived around 5:20, but we were told that we couldn’t be seated for at least 30 minutes. We could see plenty of open tables. It MAY be that that they didn’t have the staff...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sheila V
Reviewed May 24, 2018

Family owned for many years Big free parking lot. Food and service was good. nice booths. cocktails below most places. Brothers are good hosts

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank dcs1755
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

I was by myself so sat in the lounge. Had Val’s cheeseburger. It comes on a sourdough French roll with fries. Pretty good meal. Around $15. Place is cozy and retro. Enjoyed my visit

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank bobkendallMN
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August 27, 2018|
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Response from erlenda123 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it’s still available
Carole M
November 11, 2016|
Response from Tuna_10 |
2 martini lunch, plus a full menu selection of really excellent Italian food. Put you in a decent mood to go to a funeraL.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2468 Junipero Serra Blvd, Daly City, CA 94015-1633
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Daly City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-755-3448
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