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130 Hillsdale Shopping Center, Nordstrom Hillsdale Shopping Center, San Mateo, CA 94403
+1 650-570-5111
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San Mateo, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

The skirt steak chimichurri was good the first time, average the second time. If I had it like the second time, I wouldn't order it again. The staff is very customer oriented.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

The food is good and the staff are very nice.. Good for a quick bite to eat but could be a little cheaper..

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Thank Celeste G
Fresno, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

The Nordstrom Hillsdale Cafe is conveniently located within the Nordstrom store. A nice meal and excellent service.

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Thank Ken J
San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016

Nordstroms delivers even on their 3rd floor casual family dining bistro. Stand in line to order but sit down to attentive servers wo bring your drinks and entrees. My favorites are the salad with their delicious home made dressings like the bing cherry balsamic! I live in the neighborhood and make this my favorite drop in to get a bite... More 

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San Mateo, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

Ordered a garden omelet for breakfast. It came with toasts, country potatoes and fruit. Service was swift. Order came out fast. The server spilled milk but no harm done. Good quality was consistent.

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San Mateo, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

Trying to get breakfast on a Saturday morning without fighting with the brunch crowd. I chose to come to Nordstrom cafe for a quick omelet set. It came with country potatoes, toast and fruits. Omelet had mushrooms, cheddar cheese, tomatoes. I ordered a coffee as my beverage. I got there at 10:30 am and the cafe was relatively quiet. Service... More 

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Thank singinggigi
San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2014

This restaurant deserves much more publicity than Nordstrom gives it. It is absolutely delightful. The staff is friendly, attentive without hovering, they are willing to make substitutions (different dressing, different type bread), the prices are a very good value and the meals are delicious - fresh, tasty, nicely presented! And, the place is a lovely quiet oasis away from the... More 

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Thank Kathleen B
San Francisco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2014

We ran across the Nordstrom's Cafe in the Hillsdale Shopping Center kind of our of desperation. We were both tired and just needed a "sit down" meal. What a shock, incredible service (you order at the counter and they bring it to you), the food is very high quality, the atmosphere is pleasant.....I just want to stress the wait staff... More 

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San Mateo, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Friendly staff. Food is always fresh and good. Nothing extraordinary but great price for the value!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Hillsdale Shopping Center, Nordstrom Hillsdale Shopping Center, San Mateo, CA 94403
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-570-5111
Description
Take a coffee break,grab a bite or enjoy a gourmet meal at a Nordstrom near you. Featuring organic and healthy ingredients,our restaurants range from casual to fine dining.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?