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BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

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2206 Bridgepointe Pkwy, San Mateo, CA 94404-1569
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Foster City, California
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never had a bad meal at BJ's. Food and service are very good........... great variety of foods, served in abundance.

Thank shariwilliams
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143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Handcrafted beer, lots of TV's and a crowded bar - sometimes hard to get a seat, service is spotty. That being said, food is good too - Flat bread Pizza was great! If what you want is a 'sports bar' kind of environment but with better food, this is the place.

Thank Manalani
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

If you would like a rowdy place to eat and enjoy Mediterranean-style meal - be it salad or pizza - this is the place for you. It's a fast-paced sports bar with delicious food to munch on and cheer on your favorite team. Come enjoy the fun and the good eats!

Thank Sandra M
San Mateo, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Almost every time I come here there is about a 10 to 30 minute wait. The food is consistent and for a "chain" restaurant it is above average. It is a bit noisy for s meeting but great for friends and family.

Thank comp788
Millbrae, California
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

We usually go to BJ's for happy in the middle of the week. The price is good and they have a good selection of food on the happy hour menue. The food is fine and the service is somewhat good. It is mainly for the younger crowd.

Thank 338mariejon
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

I was staying out in San Mateo for the month of May 2016 and this restaurant was a short walk from our hotel and office. It soon became a home from home. We must have eaten here about 18 times during our stay and I can honestly say we never had a bad meal. We did have an issue with... More 

Thank Ourmanoflondon
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Unusual experience today. Not particularly busy. Food was great, but service was disappointing. Waitress took our order and disappeared. Several other tables arrived after us and served before. We weren't asked if we wanted another beverage or how the meal was. This is usually one of our favorite places. I guess everyone can have an off day.

Thank Elaine Y
Long Beach, California
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

The food was alright. The service was less than adequate. They need to expand their menu with vegetarian options for those people who don't eat meat (like me).

Thank Meticulous_One
San Mateo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

First visit there. Server was excellent. Food is average. Went early & not real busy. When leaving they were getting very busy. Easy free parking.

Thank dcs1755
Amritsar, India
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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

I had Caesar salads although my friends had pizzas. The taste was good. There was lots of noise as it is meant for large gatherings. Seating arrangements are good.

Thank Jayv1504

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $25
American, Bar, Fast Food, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2206 Bridgepointe Pkwy, San Mateo, CA 94404-1569
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: 6509312990

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