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Cooking Papa

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949 Edgewater Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404-3760
+1 650-577-1830
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good53%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
949 Edgewater Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404-3760
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Reviewed March 8, 2017

We came here few times a year but the service hit & miss, but most of the time miss. The people are so bad and purposely delayed your food. The restaurant aren't even pack on Wednesday night dinner around 6:30 pm. We just happened to...More

2  Thank Tom H
Reviewed February 19, 2017

I eat a lot of Asian food and grew up in the Bay Area, but this place is just "different". The hostess acts like she was trained by the Soup Nazi on Seinfeld.. The waiter is her understudy. We tried six different things and liked...More

1  Thank jojoishere
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant survives because the food is good despite very poor customer service and rude wait staff.

1  Thank James K
Reviewed October 3, 2016

We had 8 people in our group and sat near the window. As usual, the food was very good. We ordered the steam fish, Peking duck, pan fried noodles, vegetables and several other delicious dishes and finished them all. But, the service from the wait...More

Thank BayAreaTraveler6338
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Catchup time visiting friends and relatives. We had 10 & 12 on both our visits. Banquet set menu chosen by our Chinese friends. Fish head soup with soft tofu delicious as was most of the dishes. Not a fan of sweet and sour pork, or...More

1  Thank timekeeper28
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Was taken here by friends from San Francisco area for brunch. Very good Chinese dim sum, noodles and congees of all kinds. A very popular spot as the place filled up shortly after 11.30 am. They also have take out with their regular menu and...More

Thank Costaadventures
Reviewed July 5, 2016

The waiters (if I can even call them that) here are so useless and rude. I've been to tons of Chinese restaurants throughout my life and I get that sometimes if you want something, you just have to get up and get it yourself, but...More

Thank FurryFroggy
Reviewed June 23, 2016

This restaurant has consistently good food but the service is always hit and miss. Most of the time the service is poor and at times very rude. If management took a few minutes to train employees to treat customers with respect and dignity.

Thank James K
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Good food, lots of choices! Not too expensive. Sometimes have to wait for seats, but usually not too long.

Thank Paul K
Reviewed June 21, 2016

In a way, this restaurant is a victim of its own popularity. Although located on the water's edge with a good view, it is hard to enjoy the environment because of the noise and the crowd. This is a very popular place. Most of its...More

Thank ianlin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 949 Edgewater Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404-3760
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Foster City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-577-1830
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