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234 South B Street, San Mateo, CA 94401 (3rd Avenue)
650-342-4506
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5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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San Mateo, California
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30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I love the Attic! Hidden away upstairs from the bar below. Every time I go there I have a wonderful time. It's hard to explain but it's like the perfect little tapas place. Like your aunt's restaurant upstairs but way cooler. Asian Fusion cuisine. I love the garlic noodles, add crab if you wish! They use the space well as... More 

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Thank love2TravelTravel
Norwalk, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

It's like a hole in the wall..this time it's at the attic, so you have to walk up the stairs. If you're in a group, you're lucky to get a large table as it was full when we came and we were seated at the lounge area. It's Asian Fusion that meets the West. Young college people are your servers,... More 

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San Jose, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If you haven't been here, you need to go. It was great place to go on a Friday night with a love one.

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Thank Eric T
San Mateo, California
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

That's how we feel when greeted at the Attic in downtown San Mateo. Upstairs from a rather hip bar is the "Attic" dining room with Asian specialties. Their Filipino dishes are particularly delicious. Service is rapid and gracious. Thank you!

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Thank JGTOBG
San Mateo, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

Will never come back again. Not worth it. Foods is too sweet. And it's not enough for an adult. Beef doesn't taste like beef. Chicken is like super. Is there a real chief over there

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Thank Nick L
San Mateo, California
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The staffs are very friendly. Good cocktails drinks but the food is a bit on the greasy and salty side. Perhaps that's what people crave for when they're drinking. Much younger crowd. Cute little spot.

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Thank TeaHsu
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

If you are looking for a unique selection of dishes, you'll find it here. Their menu is a haven for all pallets. Their fresh spicey noodles were amazingly good. Just enough heat to know it's there but not so hot that I had to wipe my forehead. We each got two dishes to share because we couldn't decide on just... More 

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Thank Amanda S
San Francisco, California
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

The food is served to share -- tapas/family style -- so order a few mains and starters for everyone at the table to share. This is a fun way to try everything! Attic is a gem in the busy restaurant row of South B street. Although this restaurant is categorized on FB and Yelp as Chinese..that it is not. It... More 

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Thank ramblist
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

The food is served to share so order a few mains and starters and share with everyone at the table. This is a fun way to try everything! Food was very good my favorite part was the flan for dessert!!! Yum

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Thank Kwerts
San Francisco, California
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495 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

As others have said, this place is more of an Asian fusion restaurant than just a Chinese restaurant. They are able to blend many of the different styles of cuisines offered in Asia into one menu. We had a large party and so we ordered many of their dishes to try: quinoa and kale salad, ahi tuna, sesame cucumber, adobo... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$29 - $31
Cuisine
Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 South B Street, San Mateo, CA 94401
    (3rd Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: SamTrans, Caltrain
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: 650-342-4506

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?