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Harry's Hofbrau

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1909 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063-2112
+1 650-366-3733
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Redwood City, CA
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the most well known place to eat in Redwood City. It's been a staple of hungry dinners since the 1950's and is still going strong. The broad selection of specials attracts a crowd for lunch and dinner. My favorite.

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Thank goucho
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've gone to 3 different locations of Harry's Hofbrau & I can honestly say that each location served such fresh, traditional foods that I was not disappointed in any way! The employees are always polite, friendly & helpful. I love the fact that there was a full bar at each location I went to from San Jose to Redwood City,... More 

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Thank Edspurple
Redwood City, California
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Harry's has been around for years and it seems everyone has gone there. They offer good, basic food in a no frills atmosphere. The service is cafeteria style; grab a tray and make your selections. Seating is comfortable. Their basic carved-in-front-of-you meat dinners (corned beef, turkey, roast beef) and sandwiches are supplemented by daily specials. Plus there is a selection... More 

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Thank Judi M
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Pricy and low value. Left still hungry. I was in little disappointed as was my friend. My friend ordered pork ribs and was disappointed because the were not baby back ribs. They were tough. I basically wanted roast beef but was served the higher priced sliced beef with a scoop of gravy.

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Thank Mark R
Burlingame, California
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77 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

I've seen this place here for over twenty years but this is the fist time eating here. The place is very large and can handle a lot of people and you never feel crowded. Cafeteria style high quality soups, sandwiches, and salads and everything was very fresh and tasty. I had a tri tip plate and the meat was tender... More 

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Redwood City, California
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205 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Lived in Redwood City for 18 yrs and never have eaten here until last night 12/8/16 @6pm. First impression was what a fantastic bar and draft beer selection. 28 beers on tap and a really nice selection. I can see a lot of locals that gather at the long bar and the fireplace adds a nice touch. I ordered the... More 

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Fremont, California
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5,100 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

I went to Harry's Hofbrau for lunch. Since its December, they had lots of Santa Claus, snow men, and Christmas holidays decorations up. Harry's Hofbrau is one of the best places to go to see these during the Christmas holidays. I enjoyed an open faced turkey sandwich with dressing and cranberry sauce. It was very good. I had a diet... More 

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Thank mini
Redwood City, California
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77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

Great food...nice staff...great atmosphere. I stop in when visiting with friends. Good for business gatherings too.

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Thank B D
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

I took my family there for dinner. The food was very good--comfort American food. The servers were friendly and generous. Unfortunately the noise level kept rising to the point where it was hurt our ears and we were unable to converse. If noise doesn't bother you I highly recommend this restaurant as the food is good and plentiful and the... More 

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Thank Mark P
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Stayed across the street at the bedbug infested comfort inn. Walked across the street to Harry's Hofbrau for dinner and had the recommended pastrami sandwich. Pastrami was not very tasty on a very hard French roll. No mustard no pickles they don't give you anything with it. I also had a side Caesar salad it was Wilty, The croutons were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1909 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063-2112
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-366-3733

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