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Town Restaurant

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716 Laurel St, Ste 8, San Carlos, CA 94070-3155 (Cherry Street)
+1 650-595-3003
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
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San Carlos, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the BEST restaurant in San Carlos and one of the best on the Peninsula. The food, service, atmosphere, and bar are perfection every time! Cheers!

Thank FaithfulistaJessica
Groveland, California
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I decided last minute to go to Town for brunch on Saturday. We could have waited for a table, but they gave us the option to sit at the bar and we took it. We were treated wonderfully there and were fed promptly. Our drinks and food (french toast, waffle, bacon) were all delicious. I'll be happy... More 

Thank StaceyAlane
San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite place in the area. The food is terrific, as is the pomegranate martini. The only thing I don't love is the steak with the horseradish..it's just a puck of horseradish on a steak. Weird. Rest of the menu is great; you can't go wrong. Service is solid.

Thank Bob M
Brentwood, California
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69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The drinks were taken off the bill and we stayed and enjoyed our time together. Two thumbs up to Igor and the manager for their immediate response and we hope that Igor does not get in trouble. I have been to this restaurant in the past and the staff is always professional and the food wonderful.

Thank James V
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have never had a bad meal here! Steaks are excellent! My family always gets some type of seafood and loves it too!

Thank Teri P
Fort Worth, Texas
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our Mom to Town for her birthday based on number one rating in San Carlos and were so disappointed. It was very difficult to converse due to the bar patrons three deep and right next to our table. Nearly all men speaking to each other 10 yards away at high volume. Granted it was a Friday evening at... More 

Thank TJP55857
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

Went here for dinner with a group of friends. Very casual atmosphere as there is a bar counter in the middle of the restaurant. Our server was very friendly and extremely helpful and patient, given that we were a party of 8 people. I had the bone in rib eye which was very good. I usually like my steaks without... More 

Thank TG L
San Carlos, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

TOWN is consistently delicious! I have never had anything on the brunch, lunch, or dinner menus that I didn't find very satisfying. My GoTo is the ribeye on the bone...done to perfection every time!!

Thank Lisa C
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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259 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

This is a fabulous restaurant. It was quite busy, yet we were able to get an outside table on a warm Sunday night. Even with a substantial misstep, it was a superior experience. We began with some good cocktails and my wife enjoyed the pomegranate martini so much that we've been striving to duplicate it at home. Our server was... More 

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165 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

I stayed in the SF Bay area for business and we met at the Town for dinner. There is a large car park in the back of the restaurant and one can enter through the back door. The restaurant was very full for a Tuesday night, with many guests waiting at the bar to be seated. The interior is very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 716 Laurel St, Ste 8, San Carlos, CA 94070-3155
    (Cherry Street)
  • Public Transportation: Located walking distance from the San Carlos Cal Train Station
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +1 650-595-3003

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