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Peet's Coffee & Tea

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255 East 3rd Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94401-4014
+1 650-403-1591
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good63%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Jan 1, 2017
“like all the other Peet's”
Nov 23, 2016
“Friends and Latte”
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5:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
$$ - $$$
255 East 3rd Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94401-4014
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Reviewed January 1, 2017

if you like one, you'll like them all . not different from any other location. coffee is strong as expected.

Thank charliespal2
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Love this Peet's ...easy parking, fun staff, the Apple Store and all that famous Burlingame retail at your finger tips. I treat myself to an Almond Mocha every time. The best!

Thank Kerry D
Reviewed November 23, 2016

Good meeting place for friends. The array of coffees through tea will meet most everyone's wants. Good snacks and sweet bakery items too. Tables get taken by people working on computers, or meeting for business and information sessions. But the turnover allows most people a...More

Thank Dildar P
Reviewed June 29, 2016

Very popular, well located, has adequate number of tables. Always smells like old coffee grinds. I find the coffee too bitter for my personal tastes.

Thank LH L
Reviewed March 3, 2015

Much better coffee than Starbucks by a long shot, because the founder really understood coffee, not just marketing! Any Peets will have good tasting beverages and snacks. Otherwise, usually filled with people on their computers pretending that it's their office.

Thank bartc83
Reviewed December 16, 2014

Very similar to Starbucks and located in the heart of San Mateo, CA. My daughter, wife and I go there every morning when we visit.

Thank MikeM752
Reviewed December 14, 2014

I consider myself a "Peet's snob" as I went to college near the original Peet's and visit every Peet's I run across. I'm not from this area but visit this location when I stop in to shop at Whole Foods. I'm sorry to report the...More

1  Thank LodiDazzles
Reviewed August 12, 2014

The San Mateo location is a bit small but the service is great and the ambiance is fine. Of course the coffee is exceptional.

Thank jimfink
Reviewed May 20, 2014

We always stop at Pete's when visiting my daughter in San Mateo. Wait staff is very friendly and more than helpful. I will continue to go there for my morning coffee.

Thank MikeM752
Reviewed March 4, 2014

This place is your average Pete's, nothing special. Pets to me is this, good coffee drinks, but the atmosphere is average at best. There are not many seats and there are no nice comfy sofas or stuffed chairs like at Starbucks. If I were the...More

Thank brentsf
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 East 3rd Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94401-4014
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-403-1591
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