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222 East Fourth Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94401-4079
+1 650-685-3700
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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San Mateo, California
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169 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

I always stop in here when I'm having a dinner party and need those special ingredients or touches for my table. Their bakery and desserts are always a party-pleaser. The butcher is friendly and open to making recommendations. You can find good pre-made foods too. The soups are wonderful if you need a quick lunch. Wonderful selection of chesses and... More 

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california
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114 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

This is the first time I have reviewed a grocery store, but that is because this is really so much more. It is a foodie paradise. They have a terrific bakery, wonderful cheese selections, an outstanding wine selection.....you get the idea. It is a grocery store for gourmands, priced as such, but they deliver the real thing.

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San Mateo, California
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118 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

I always enjoy walking around this store. Many interesting foods, great gluten free selection, excellent bakery. Dinning decor items upstairs, & wedding gifts are fabulous. However, I feel that the take-out food is over-rated. It's average instead of great. I do enjoy meeting friends in the coffee area/bakery though.

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Sacramento, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016

The service was good, the presentation of the food was good, wine was good. The market price steak was the toughest , not trimmed, lots of grizzle. The sauteed greens were like straw and inedible. Definitely not worth our 200$ dinner for 2

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New York
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89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

We went to the deli and ordered some tea sandwiches and coos coos. Everything was healthy tasting. Prices were reasonable considering the quality. I also purchased a pre-made ham and cheese sandwich which was very tasty. Would recommend for a quick to go lunch.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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64 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016

Always love to go to Draeger's and soak in the sights and smell of a historical shopping place and not the crowded big supermarkets that have no originality. The pastry area was so enticing, our teens had eyes bigger than their tummies, they just wanted to order a lot of treats! They were pricey so we didn't get to buy... More 

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San Mateo, California
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24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2015

This is a wonderful place to shop for food that you can't find anywhere else. Otherwise it is pretty overpriced, the clerks are sometimes not getting along with each other, and the patrons tend to be a bit snooty. The upstairs has all the kitchen gadgets you can imagine and some lovely wedding gifts. Haven't eaten at the restaurant(s) -... More 

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North, South Carolina
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180 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2015

Every grocery store should learn from Draeger's. An experience you won't forget in San Mateo. Great wine selection, beautiful fruit and veggies, but the desserts are the treat!!! A wonderful young lady suggested some special desserts for us and they were the best ever. Paradise for cooks and those who appreciate finding everything needed for a wonderful meal in one... More 

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Kennewick, WA
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73 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015

Wow, we stumbled across this place and were in awe. I would love to have a place like this at home. Top quality food and a huge variety. The prices are higher than at home, but it is San Mateo.

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Fremont, California
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4,975 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2015

We stopped and went grocery shopping at Draeger's. Its a higher end grocery store so we usually find wonderful things there we do not find at other markets. We also find their bakery, meat department, fruit and vegetable area superb. Prices are a bit higher than your average store, but one pays for quality at Draegers. Its one of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Delicatessen
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 East Fourth Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94401-4079
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-685-3700

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