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West Coast Cafe

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466 San Mateo Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066-4437
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Pretty true Italian experience in San Bruno. Tasted salads and pastas, and we were satisfied. Good service as well. Prices affordable.

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Foster City, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This is a small restraunt on Sam Mateo Ave. The choices on the menu were great. There was a good variety of food. It's an Italian Restaurant. The steak was good and so was the Gnocchi. Their fish was very fresh. The veal was done well. We would definitely go back again. It was not a loud restaurant. There was... More 

1 Thank Judy B
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

My family has been happily dining at West Coast for many years. Saturday, June 4, was likely our last time there. My parents invited my husband and I to dinner and although we probably didn't need one, we had a reservation for 5:30. We arrived on time to a relatively quiet restaurant. My Dad walked up to the maître d',... More 

Thank kat13California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this restaurant. It was warm and friendly, and the food was incredible. Everyone at our table of four enjoyed their meal and dessert.

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Vista, California
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I've had the pleasure of eating here twice now. The first time was last year and the food & service were wonderful. So this time, I made it a point to put this on the itinerary again and I was not disappointed. To start, this appear to be a rather small establishment from the outside but there are more tables... More 

1 Thank Richard D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

We found this place on Trip Advisor and so we ventured out to find it. An easy 15 min walk from our airport hotel (Comfort Inn & suites- recommend !!). We were seated immediately by the manager and greeted by our server Dolores. She was a gem. Suggested the perfect wine and took her time chatting with us. The restaurant... More 

1 Thank Kristine C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Great little restaurant. Don't let the name Cafe fool you. Excellent Italian food, nice wine list and good service.

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South San Francisco, California
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

My husband and I as well as friends/relatives have had lunch/dinner at West Coast Café since it opened. Excellent food, never had anything but a delicious meal there. Atmosphere is very nice - service perfect.

1 Thank Leigh S
Foster City, California
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103 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Service was very good, choices were limited and not especially cheap, but the food was well cooked, even if simply presented. Nobody had any complaints, which says a lot! We were able to hear one another talking, though there was lots of buzz around us, as this is a neighborhood favorite. Comfortable surroundings. Parking along the street was a little... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took his Mom out to dinner here and were blown away by this tiny gem in downtown San Bruno. The restaurant is small so we consider ourselves fortunate to have arrived early to snag a table. Even so, we never felt rushed for our table to turn over. The house made gnocchi was excellent, my mother... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 466 San Mateo Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066-4437
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Bruno
  • Phone Number: 650-588-1912

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