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$31 - $60
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American, Steakhouse
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All reviews twice baked potato dry aged steak cowboy steak soufle steak dinner filet beef owner bruno team dinner side entrance perfect medium cooked to perfection lots of free parking great steak large party business trip last night
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Reviewed June 28, 2020

Now open for inside ding. Best steak house in area. Family owned. Lots of parking in alley to side entrance. Will for sure return..

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed June 20, 2020

We went out to dinner on a Saturday night at Porterhouse. We enjoyed wine with dinner. For our starters we had their spianch salad and french onion soup. We enjoyed steak for dinner. For dessert, we loved their chocolate mousse. Service was very good.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed February 13, 2020 via mobile

Went here last night with friends and had a great meal. Everyone shared small plates but I had the filet which was cooked perfectly. I highly recommend this place if you are in San Mateo. Service was spot on also.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 19, 2020

Had a large dinner party. Food & server Denise was excellent. Bruno a great owner. Will for sure return...

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 5, 2020 via mobile

Very good dry aged steak! Cant fail the restaurant for their quality of meats, perfectly dry aged beef, offered in various traditional cuts. Unfortunately our new york strip came overcooked whilst all our friends had theirs cooked to perfection - thus no excellent rating this...time round. Great soufflés for desert!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 4, 2020

We arrived in time for Happy Hour and enjoyed perfectly made cocktails at $8 ea. Dinner of "Bone in Ribeye" was everything I had hoped it would be and a perfect Medium Rare. Service was impeccable with no hovering.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 12, 2019 via mobile

Superb steaks and lamb. Ate here in their private dining space last night. The restaurant is set back from the street and can be hard to miss but their steaks and wine menus are excellent. Prices mid to high but worth every cent.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 10, 2019

Returned again. Food & service was excellent. Owner Bruno a great host. Lots of free parking in alley with side entrance to restaurant..

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 9, 2019 via mobile

My second visit to Porterhouse in San Mateo confirmed that here is a restaurant that understands that to do a few things perfectly is preferable to doing lots of things to a lesser level. A dry-aging cabinet just inside the front door tells you that...here is a restaurant dedicated to great beef above all else. We ordered a 30oz porterhouse steak to share. It was served cooked to perfection with a truly unctuous red wine sauce and a delicious stuffed twice baked potato, and that really was all that was needed. The wine list is impressive, the desserts are great, the service is friendly and efficient, but those steaks are the star of the show!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed July 22, 2019

Returned again. Best steak house in area. And other items also excellent. Service is excellent. Owner and host Bruno is great. Suggest arriving at 5 PM for dinner. Not crowded. Free parking in lot in alley...

Date of visit: July 2019
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