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BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

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2206 Bridgepointe Pkwy, San Mateo, CA 94404-1569
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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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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San Mateo, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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64 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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
Eugene, Oregon
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92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I had the giant meatball and spaghetti dinner. It was ok. The meatballs are so so on flavor and size. The sauce was a little spicy and I like that but that was the bulk of flavor. The service was ok and it took a while to get a refill on my ice tea. I have eaten at another Bj's... More 

Thank Justin C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

We ate here while staying at the nearby Best Western Coyote Point. The beer selection was great as were the appetizers. I would eat here again.

Thank Sassychemgirl
Napa, California
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26 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

I have been to many Bj's locations in Vacaville, concord, Cupertino and the Foster city and this location always disappoints. For starters, servers don't smile and fail to provide you with the basics like silverware, napkins, and water. They fail to refill your drinks every time. At Vacaville, the sweet smiling waitress would fill up refill my root wet 3-4... More 

Thank onlinediva g

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $25
American, Bar, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, 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?