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Martins West Pub

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Scottish
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831 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063-1901 (Broadway)
+1 650-366-4366
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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London, England, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We popped in here for dinner one night whilst staying in Redwood for work. The place is nice, the service is good and the food is pretty good. Just note that it's quite expensive for what it is - the food won't blow you away. But worth a visit if you're not looking for anything super special.

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Thank David E
Miami Beach, Florida
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209 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

We were on a vacation and visiting family. They suggested we all go to Martins West Gastropub. They wanted somewhere to watch the Stanford game while eating since they both just graduated this year, We arrived and were seated at a table that had a good view of 2 televisions. We ordered drinks. Then we ordered dinner. Fish and chips... More 

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San Francisco, California
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

This is the first time I dined at Martins West Pub, at the invitation of friends. At first glance everything appears to be set for an enjoyable evening. A nicely preserved historic building, well stocked bar, inviting menu, and many people apparently enjoying themselves. The bartender made a great show of shaking cocktails vigorously. I ordered a call Scotch Martini.... More 

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Redwood City, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Martins West has some really good and interesting appetizers that you don't normally find: haggis and Scotch Eggs. The haggis is flavored with spices and whatnot so that it's not as strong tasting as it can be, which is a good thing for most people. The Scotch eggs were breaded Quail eggs. I enjoyed both, and it's fun to try... More 

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Fremont, California
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Came in here multiple times for the Moscow Mules and their delectable appetizers! The place has such a great friendly ambience, really attentive staff, very energetic and friendly. We made friends with one of the bar tenders who hooked us up with some sample shots, and it was really good. The best Moscow mules ever!!! And it's just a walking... More 

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Woodside, California
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

The first thing you do when you enter this restaurant is to ask, “Are you serving a large party this evening?” If the answer is “yes,” leave. Unfortunately we did not know to do this on our recent visit. My wife and I met our daughter, her husband, and two kids to celebrate her birthday at Martins West Gastropub at... More 

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Redwood City, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

I can't believe it took me 7 years to discover this restaurant. The ambiance is both rustic and industrial. The food was wonderfully prepared and beautifully presented. The wine list is extensive and with a great offering of beers on tap. Definitely will return to this pub. The source of the ingredients is listed on the back of the menu.

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Thank LyleSRice
Redwood City, California
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Nice drinks and food options. Good for dates or to go with friends. Noise level is lower than most bars.

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Thank akshatnair
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

This place hearkens to the early days of The Spotted Pig in NYC's West Village: delicious and creative food that exceeds expectations for pub fare, lively and vibrant atmosphere, and an excellent selection of drinks different from most other establishments. This gastropub could easily hold its own in downtown SF, so if you're anywhere near Redwood City consider yourself lucky... More 

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Thank Blake R
Redwood City, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Great food! Absolutely love the scotch eggs. Great beer, whiskey, wine, and cocktail selection. You can't go wrong eating at Martin's West, and the drinking isn't bad, either!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 831 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063-1901
    (Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: The Redwood City Caltrain Station is only 3 blocks away from Martins West Pub. For the Caltrain Schedule visit www.caltrain.com.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-366-4366

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?