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“Always wonderful!”
Review of Mistral

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Ranked #5 of 285 Restaurants in Redwood City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $40
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Tampa, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
251 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Always wonderful!”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

Great location, menu selection, prices, parking and ambience. Have been there several times and would return

Visited January 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“excellent”
Reviewed January 12, 2013 via mobile

i took a fish plate, super-excellent taste wise and price is reaonable. seevice and atmos are also wonderful

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los gatos, CA
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Romantic and excellent service”
Reviewed November 29, 2012

This place is next to some body of water - one of those channels around the bay side of Redwood City and Foster City. They have a covered patio with fireplace, and it's enclosed with clear plastic tent-like walls. We were there on a rainy evening, and it was cozy near the fire with a view of lights across the water. I love their frito misto calamari appetizer and onion soup. I can't wait to try their short ribs stroganoff or paella someday. Service was excellent. Four of us met there coming from various locations in the south bay and peninsula during evening rush hour. The host was very accommodating, and seated us while we were still waiting for the last person to arrive.

  • Visited November 2012
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Kent, Ohio
Level 6 Contributor
308 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
“attractive restaurant, nice patio, wonderful food, inventive wine list”
Reviewed November 17, 2012

Mistral was an excellent find! We've often stayed in the Bay area, but this was our first stay in San Mateo so we relied on Zagat and Open Table to find a restaurant for dinner. Mistral was rated consistently well on both, and it's easy to see why.

The restaurant is large, attractive, with a huge outdoor patio with heaters for cooler days. The menu is inventive, with a wide range of options. We had ahi tuna and duck spring rolls as appetizers, and Alaskan halibut with a hazelnut crust over risotto as a main course.

The wine list was well-thought-out with some old favorites as well as some more unusual choices from California. In an unusual twist, most of the wines were available by the glass, half liter, bottle, or litter.

Highly recommended!

  • Visited November 2012
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Menlo Park, California
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“great on the water resturant”
Reviewed November 14, 2012

food was excellent, nice atmosphere and friendly staff. lots of parking. They have a wonderful wine list and many choice for lunch and dinner. Would go their again.

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