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Pantry Family Restaurant

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3799 S El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403-4422
650-345-4544
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6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Foster City, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

A lovely family runs this diner. Good basic diner food and quick service at very reasonable prices. I go here often for breakfast with friends.

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Boston, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This is a place where the retirees go. I came here with the inlaws and understood why. They have early bird specials that most people get. I get the egg white of omelette here. Service is slow even during slow times. I got ignored a couple times just trying to get a menu. The price is good though and the... More 

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Freehold, NJ
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We enjoyed a wonderful breakfast in this casual restaurant located in a shopping center. It isn't fancy, but the food and service is wonderful.

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Sacramento, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Be prepared to wait for a fantastic breakfast. The restaurant has moved and there is still a line, but the food is still terrific. Their chicken fried steak is wonderful.

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Granite Bay, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

Was in San Mateo early on Saturday morning, November 17, to attend the International Motorcycle Show at the Event Center down Delaware Street, when I noticed this place had a lot of cars in the parking lot for the 8:00 a.m. time. Looking for some breakfast, I decided to see what the locals obviously thought was a good breakfast joint.... More 

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San Carlos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

Inexpensive, the place is usually packed for breakfast and lunch on weekends so you have to get there early

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

Went there for breakfast with the family as we were driving home. I'm not from the area but there was a bunch of people eating which made us to check it out. The food was tasty, the service was great and it's seems like they know all the customers names. Really a place where the locals go for great food.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2009

DA BOMB! IF YOU DON'T LIKE "THE PANTRY' FOR BREAKFAST SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH YOU. FAMILY OWNED AND FAMILY OPERATED! ALWAYS FRIENDLY. I GIVE THEM 10 MORE STARS!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2008

good hardy neighborhood breakfast

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2008

Perfect diner breakfast with eggs, toast and delicious hash browns with optional onions. Very tasty. The hot cakes are not too my liking (too bready), so I'll be sticking to the eggs on Saturday mornings from now on.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3799 S El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403-4422
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: 650-345-4544

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?