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Nini's Coffee Shop

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1000 N Idaho St, San Mateo, CA 94401-1127
+1 650-348-9578
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“pancakes” (13 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1000 N Idaho St, San Mateo, CA 94401-1127
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nini's coffee shop is great for breakfast. It's the place to go to in San Mateo for eggs benedict and fantastic outdoor seating.

Thank Sabine B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can see on the picture that people were waiting outside (I've been told it is a regular thing there). Luckily, I got a seat without waiting as I was alone. The place is legendary and you can notice that inside looking at the decor....More

Thank Acidov
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great neighborhood gem for breakfast and lunch. The place has a diner feel with ample seating and a patio in the back. Good portions and well worth the wait as there’s usually a line.

Thank Susana C
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Nini’s is not a big place, but it is mighty and it is good!! Only open for breakfast and lunch, but the hours are plenty to take yourself or a group to have the most spectacular breakfast or lunch anywhere. And on a nice day,...More

Thank 415Mark650
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

Always a good experience here. I haven’t been here in years until this week, and I feel like I was just here yesterday. it’s still the same reliable good food and service. It can get very busy on weekends and the wait list grows, but...More

Thank sjansenavon
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Our family dined at this local spot and really enjoyed the food two folks had “breakfast”choices for lunch. I had the deluxe burger without bread and my husband had the tuna melt ( which did not have onions in it). All the dishes were tasty...More

Thank Kauaidudette
Reviewed December 30, 2017

- Great breakfast options ( Omelets, Biscuits and Gravy is what we had) - Friendly Staff - Wait times can be long (15min to 20min despite it being 10am) - Parking can be a challenge too as its in a residential neighbourhood - but if...More

Thank TTZulu
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice local place to eat Has been there for some time The staff has always been very pleasant

Thank O7270YSrichardr
Reviewed December 17, 2017

We always enjoy going there before the 1st day of school or birthday celebrations. It starts the day out right.

Thank VolunteerMom4Life
Reviewed November 26, 2017

When a eatery is located in a residential neighborhood without another business in sight within a 2-3 block radius, not even a gas station, AND a crowd of locals all sit or stand patiently for their turn at the table....well, I can't help but conclude...More

Thank cgod
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 N Idaho St, San Mateo, CA 94401-1127
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-348-9578
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