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Depot Cafe

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599 El Camino Real, Zip 94070, San Carlos, CA 94070-2411
+1 650-595-0555
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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599 El Camino Real, Zip 94070, San Carlos, CA 94070-2411
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Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

If you are around the area you got to try the cafe depot ! They serve till 2:30 PM and the place is located by San Carlos train station . This business is been around for 37 years and it's a landmark . Everything on...More

1  Thank banafsheh b
Reviewed December 26, 2016

This little train oriented breakfast spot is always full, incredibly delicious and a fun place to be waited on. Because some of the servers have been there forever. And while they're making sure that you're satisfied with your food, your time there and that you'll...More

Thank 415Mark650
Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

Worst omelet I have had, spinach and mushroom. Mushrooms mostly stems, onions big chunks and not cooked, no seasoning, just a bland uneventful breakfast. Service was good.

Thank James S
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Had breakfast while waiting for a friend. Service & food very good. Easy parking. Good value. Small dining area.

Thank dcs1755
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Depot Cafe is in a historic building built in 1888 using the same sandstone and stonemasons that built Stanford University.It is right beside the CaItrain Station...and is probably the oldest in San Carlos,and has oodles of atmosphere.Vintage train pictures from a bygone era everywhere. They...More

Thank mike h
Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Depot Cafe is a great spot for lazy weekend breakfast. A big selection of hearty breakfast items. I usually get one of the huge omelette and bottomless cup of coffee. Maria (I believe that's her name) is so friendly and welcoming, it feels like home....More

Thank dannyboytravels
Reviewed December 22, 2015

This feels like a small-town diner with fast, friendly service and reasonably-priced food. Enjoyed the historical photos on the wall. Great spot!

Thank Provo8
Reviewed October 20, 2015

We used to live in San Carlos in 2013 and 2014. The Depot Cafe was a regular haunt. The food is excellent. The lady who runs the place is very kind and very sweet and she always had something extra for us, the regulars. The...More

Thank food4travel2015
Reviewed August 2, 2015

Excellent breakfast food. Quiet time with a friend here and we really liked the food. My brother had taken me here years ago with my dad and we really enjoyed the food. It was most delicious and friendly staff.

Thank pixiedreamer
Reviewed February 14, 2015

We ate at the Depot Cafe for breakfast on a Saturday and though the depot is small, we were able to sit down without any wait. The service was quick and great, and the food we ordered was delicious! The atmosphere of the cafe is...More

Thank TravelFamily2015
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Seating, Waitstaff
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Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 599 El Camino Real, Zip 94070, San Carlos, CA 94070-2411
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +1 650-595-0555
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Located at the San Carlos train depot, open for breakfast and lunch only
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