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West Coast Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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466 San Mateo Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066-4437
+1 650-588-1912
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Southport, Maine
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a common theme to the reviews of the West Coast Cafe - and there is a good reason. Service is excellent and the food is wonderful, well prepared and served hot. My wife greatly enjoyed her pasta with chicken in aurora sauce; I had the Mahimahi special with a caper sauce, creamy polenta and al dente cooked mixed vegetables... More 

1 Thank John L
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
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401 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at a hotel a block away and was directed to this area with a number of eating establishments. I passed the front window and noticed the place was packed. The menu seemed good enough so I went in. The interior is quaint. The service was really good. The food quality was above average. I enjoyed the mozzarella/tomato salad, Veal... More 

Thank Steve S
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here multiple times. This last time we enjoyed the service and meal. I ordered the Chicken Picatta. This is served with polenta and sautéed vegetables. They allowed me to substitute the polenta for pasta. The chicken was tender and the sauce very tasty (licking the plate tasty). The sautéed veggies were crunchy and not overcooked. I substituted... More 

Thank Savvy-Sailorette
San Francisco, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was not sure what to expect but I was very pleased with the food, ambiance and service. There were three of us and my 10 year old niece. All of us had different items from the menu.

Thank Charles P
San Bruno, California
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We received a gift card so we tried out the restaurant. The place was clean, nice atmosphere, and the staff were very friendly. The menu and price was average for an Italian restaurant. The server was very friendly to my family (two kids). The food came out in decent time and it tasted good. The portions were on the smaller... More 

Thank MisterD94401
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

We called just 15 mins before and booked for 5 people Had a great meal after a long flight from Australia. Plenty of tasty choice for hungry teenage boys Would highly recommend it

Thank Peter H
San Francisco, California
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85 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

I found this "locals" restaurant on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try for breakfast. Wow, what a great menu. Lots of choices and reasonable prices. It was a Wednesday morning and we were surprised to see the restaurant was full (always a good sign). The service was friendly and fast. It is located in the center of... More 

Thank Mychelle F
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

Lovely little restraunt, very affordable (I paid $25 for wine, clams, pasta, and bread). Their service was tip notch and friendly, and I felt very comfortable eating there alone.

Thank Elisabeth S
Waimea, Hawaii
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558 reviews
365 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Great neighborhood restaurant with excellent pasta dishes. Had the special penne; my friend had the tortellini. Very good foo. Highly recommend this place.

Thank BigIsleFoodie
Honolulu, Hawaii
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

If you love Italian food you must try this place. Everything tastes fresh and clean. Looks like a mom and pop coffee shop from the outside. I was quite surprised when I got inside. First class setting and the food was excellent. Great service and the place has a wonderful ambiance.

Thank Cary M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
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: +1 650-588-1912

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