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Don Pico's Restaurant

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461 El Camino Real, San Bruno, CA 94066-4246
+(1)650 589 1163
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to try Don Pico's on the last night of a long vacation. We were ready for something other than fancy restaurant meals. We were really in the mood for something that felt like home cooking (Although we're not Latin.) We couldn't have picked a better place. The atmosphere is kind of kitschy, as you might find someone else's kitchen.... More 

Thank karph
Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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136 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we went there for my 66th birthday, excellent margaritas! always good mexican food. i had a combination dish with a chile relleno, pork enchilada, and a burrito. very good.

Thank Gene B
Buffalo, New York
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57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was very close to our hotel, so decided to go. Great food, I had their chicken soup, omg, HUGE bowl, very delicious and fresh, hubby had a burrito, very good as well. Margarita s very strong, had to ask for extra mixer, guess we at lightweights ! Friendly service.

Thank CARLYBuffalo_NewYork
Daly City, California
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Something have changed in this place. It used to be crowded anytime you go especially on Fridays. Food is average.

Thank lovetoseeplaces1003
Martinez, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Place is not modern, but the place is clean and the food is really good When you walk in, friendly staff makes you feel welcome. Live music was good... had a variety of genres

Thank janythb2015
San Bruno, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

One of our favorites for Mexican food. High quality and good portions in the dishes. Margaritas are well done. Service can be erratic, but was better on our last visit. Prices are affordable and restaurant is clean and attractive.

1 Thank Mike A
Newton Le Willows, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Most disappointing having read previous reviews. The food was tepid at best and lacking in taste. The salad dish that one of us ordered was ok.

Thank kandj93
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Super super service good food and big portions . My wife ordered the crab enchilada dinner and said she couldn't have anything spicy. The Waiter said it wasn't and when it came the enchilada was great however the topping of green sauce was very spicy. They replaced it with chicken fajita which was great. They were quick and pleasant with... More 

Thank richengineer
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

A very good restaurant or should I say Mexican food restaurant. We really enjoyed the environment surrounding us, very cultural in its design. Food was delicious, we had the triple Ceviche appetizer which is plenty for two. The rest of the Fam had different Mexican dishes all real good. Only negative- parking and at times service which we felt food... More 

Thank efreng
Munsingen, Switzerland
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

awesome restaurant with delicious food! we enjoyed it really much to visit this little place. the location is nice and the staff is really friendly. highly recommended!

Thank snowside77

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 461 El Camino Real, San Bruno, CA 94066-4246
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Bruno
  • Phone Number: +(1)650 589 1163

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