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Val's Restaurant & Lounge

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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2468 Junipero Serra Blvd, Daly City, CA 94015-1633
+1 650-755-3448
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Palo Alto, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Did a google search and Daly City was the prefect half way point to meet friends coming from Marin and me from Palo Alto. Val's fit the bill. Not much to look at from the outside but once inside, the crowd was great (a bit older than me). Bartender friendly, knowledgable and made great drink. Real ginger beer for Moscow... More 

Thank traceypowell613
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Food was from average to not good. Val was dry and there was more bread than meet. Service was slow, we need to wait more than 5 minutes to be seated despite the fact that restaurant was almost empty and there was no one else waiting.

Thank Kasia S
mesa, arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Went here because it was in easy walking distance from the hotel in which we were staying. A very popular restaurant that may have accounted for us waiting a while for a waitress, but the wait was well worth it. We shared an excellent dinner salad which the waitress split for us, and then shared a fabulous linguine with clam... More 

Thank Alan S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Dinner was good. Location a bit old style. We had filet, ribs and sirloin. Good beer but plain mineral water was not available (only from the tap). I do not remember the name of the waiter, but she has been very kind.

Thank Valerio R
Little Rock, Arkansas
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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

Val's was an unexpected surprise. After traveling all day our hotel clerk suggested this restaurant about a block away. We enjoyed a really good meal - broiled salmon - in a comfortable setting. The wait staff was friendly and very attentive. A bit on the expensive side for what you get. And the restaurant's decor is a somewhat dated. Given... More 

Thank Tim R
San Mateo, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

Have dined there both for lunch & dinner. Service is good. Food is standard. Prices are good. Owners are nice guys. Will return.

Thank dcs1755
Fort Campbell, Kentucky
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208 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

The best food ever! Everything is always fresh and cooked to perfection. Wait staff is always nice... Many restaurants have come in go over here I'm so happy when I come to Daly City that Val's is still there

Thank christine s
San Francisco, California
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016

This restaurant, unwittingly, is set apart from the majority of eating establishments of today. It's genuine vintage charm create a calm ambiance seemingly unaffected by the changing times. Vals offer a delicious American fare. The waitstaff are efficient and courteous. It’s the type of restaurant where generations of family continue to come. It is also a venue: I've attended 2... More 

Thank Esther W
Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

Val's is a moderately upscale restaurant/lounge with a regular crowd that is welcoming to guests. I was greeted upon entry and offered seating in the main dinning room or spacious lounge (Karoke Th-Sat) - I opted for the lounge purely for my own entertainment. The food was very good (tasteful) overall. I ordered the special: halibut, veggies, and au gratin... More 

Thank LUV1906
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016

This is our second time eating here and I think it was better than the first. It is alittle outdated but the food is very good and I think for the area very reasonably priced. We had the rib eye and it was very flavorful and tender. I wish I could remember our waitresses name, she was very knowledgeable and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?