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Porterhouse

60 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4030
+1 650-579-5911
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good48%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse
PRICE
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60 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4030
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1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Our first time dining here and it turned out pretty good. Big portion, nice food presentation, and service is not bad. Their steak would’ve been perfect had it not been salty. I love their twice-baked potatoes that comes with every steak. There is no need...More

Thank rowenal655
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Returned again. Food and service is excellent. Expensive but worth it. Bruno is owner and host & a real nice person. Only restaurant around that still makes souffles and they are great. Will return..

Thank dcs1755
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Ordered a $49.00 steak and asked the waiter to substitute a Caesar salad for the potatoes since I am on a low carb diet. He told me he could not do that. When the manager stopped by the table, he told me the same thing....More

Thank RonaldB187
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Food is excellent. Service is excellent. Best steaks in area. Great souffles. Lots of free parking in alley direct into restaurant. Expensive but worth it. Will return..

Thank dcs1755
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Best steak house in area.. Service was excellent as was food. Great souffles . Expensive but worth it. Owner is Bruno & great host. Lots of free parking... Will return

Thank dcs1755
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Outstanding service and top self menu. Tatiana was amazing with her service and recommendations. This restaurant's steaks are A' Mazing. From drinks to salads to entrees and desserts this place has it.

Thank Bigmeaux56
Reviewed May 27, 2018

My son and I went for dinner and had an excellent experience between the bar and a relaxed dinner we were there for a little more than two hours. Not rushed and they let me decant my bottle of old wine. No rush service and...More

Thank TheBel
Reviewed May 21, 2018

returned again. their steaks and special potato are excellent. soufle for dessert is the best. lots of free parking in ally. service very good. owner and host Bruno is great.

Thank dcs1755
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Tremendous 35 day aged beef...INCREDIBLE!! GREAT wine list, great presentation of potatoes, vegetables! GO!

Thank Gregory B
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on the way back to the airport. The long corridor entrance is a little of putting but once you are inside it’s a lot nicer. The menu is not massive but has nice variety. I had pork belly to start which was disappointingly...More

Thank the_larb
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YES they do.... I received one last month....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$31 - $60
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Takeout, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4030
    (El Camino Real & San Mateo Drive)
  • Public Transportation: We are located 4 blocks from the Caltrain station in San Mateo
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-579-5911
  • E-mail
Description
The renowned art of dry aging finally arrives in San Mateo, as our new dry aging window is now completed. We are proud to be the only restaurant on the Peninsula (In between San Francisco & San Jose) to have an in-house dry aging facility. Our new menu featuring these marvelous cuts of beef is now available. Tasting menus featuring these exceptional steaks will also be offered. To accompany your steak, our Wine List celebrates the acclaimed wines of Napa Valley, Willamette Valley, France and Italy. In addition to our steak and chop offerings, our Chef provides for a daily selection of fresh fish and seafood. Whether you are having a romantic dinner, entertaining some friends and family, having a business meeting, or hosting a private party, we will provide you with the ideal setting for your next outing.
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