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Kincaid's Bayhouse - Burlingame
Kincaid's Bayhouse - Burlingame

Kincaid's Bayhouse - Burlingame Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://kincaids.com/page/home
  • Phone: (650) 342-9844
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Mon-Fri 11am-2:30pm
    Dinner: Mon-Fri 5-10pm, Sat 4:30-9pm, Sun 4pm-9pm
    "First Seating" Discounted Menu: Sundays 4pm-6pm

    Bar: Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm, Fri 11am-11pm, Sat 4pm-10pm, Sun 4pm-9pm
    Happy Hour: Daily 4pm-6pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Ryan Karsten
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: We can accommodate large parties in the bar and dining room. We customarily add a voluntary 18% gratuity to parties of 8 or more.
  • Private Party Contact: Please contact (650) 342-9844

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Airport Blvd.
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Kincaid's Bayhouse - Burlingame
Kincaid's translates the traditional fish, chop and steak house into contemporary terms. In a casually elegant atmosphere, the restaurant offers outstanding cuisine and impressive bay views. You'll find new classics, consistent excellence and a splash of swagger!
Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
Diner Reviews
  • "great service. super good food ambient very good courteous and friendly"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "I have been coming here for over 20 years and the food still holds up!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "We've eaten at Kincaids several times. The water on the bay as the sun goes down is really lovely. It looked like the bar area was an active meeting place."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Kincaid's in Burlingame has been one of our favorite restaurant since moving to the Mid-Peninsula 20 years ago. The food and service quality has been consistently good, with that warrants the higher prices for most offerings. We recently tried out the Sunday "early bird" fixed price three course offerings. The offerings were well prepared, and the fixed price was very reasonable. I had an salad with a well balanced dressing, salmon which was cooked perfectly, and the to-die for key lime pie for desert. The only glitch was the kitchen forgot to add a vegetable to my spouse's plate, and we had some difficulty in getting it corrected. Generously, we were comped for a spinach side dish ordered."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "I have been coming here for over 20 years and have seen it go up and down in terms of quality and my enjoyment eating there. I keep coming back because I have a large reserve of goodwill for Kincaids and generally the experience is good. Today was a good day. Our server Sage was friendly and helpful. Our entrees of salmon and mahi mahi were both hot and well prepared. The lobster bisque was good, as was the key lime pie. Add in a beautiful day over the bay and we were glad we went."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "It was a delightful experience. The food was beautifully served and everything was fresh. We had a waiter named Noel, who was helpful in suggesting items and extremely polite. We even had a sample dessert of creme brûlée. Lovely. All in all, a very nice place for lunch with a open air view near the airport but you do not hear the planes."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "I often take family and visiting friends to your restaurant for a special dinner. The staff is always courteous and knowledgeable, the food on this night was exceptional. 3 of us had the salmon and one had the beef short ribs. The next day my wife and I received sincere thank you notes from our guests (who were visiting from London England). One would think we had prepared the dinner rather than leaving all the work to your wonderful restaurant. I try to go to dinner there at least once every 6 weeks, more often when we are entertaining visiting guests. Thank you, thank your chefs, thank your wait staff."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "Kincaid's was a perfect dinner on our return from vacation. The food is great, the pea salad is awesome. The service is awesome. We sat at the bar and Kawai took care of us he is the best bartender, he made sure our food was severed hot was time perfectly. We would highly recommend Kincaid's"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Good food, good service & great views!! One of my favorite place to eat in the peninsula. Not overly priced this restaurant is a good place to celebrate any occasion. It's not too noisy and I love the ambience. If you come for a late dinner you can watch the sunset during the summer."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We dine here all of the time...kind of our go to until our last visit. The air conditioning system was blowing directly on us...we asked the server if she could do anything and she happily was able to have it turned off. Our experience got better however our food was cold as a result. Not 5 minutes later the air was back on. Our server noticed it right away and called a manager over to us. This is where it went bad to worse. The manager kept saying "I don't know what happened" no apology, just confrontational. I told him that we eat there all of the time and this is the worse experience we have ever had and because of his attitude...we will not be back."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Waiter was very nice. No view where we sat. Size of the Prime Rib (regular cut) was small for price paid. String beans were tough. Prices were very high. Didn't get any real value going there. Will not return to Kincaid's again."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "We come here once in a while because we always enjoy the food, the service and the location. However our lunches today were a bit on the salty side, my husband had fish and chips and I had open faced crab sandwich. The service is always great here!! As for the desert, the key lime pie was a flop...too much whipped cream on top and the taste was bland."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "It was a beautiful night celebrating my husband's Birthday and our Anniversary. The Porterhouse Steak Special was amazing. I would recommend this restaurant highly. Sincerely, Karen"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Great food, amazing service. An amazing view too."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Took a good friend here for a farewell lunch--she is retiring from her job and I wanted a nice memory for both of us. Service a bit slow/spotty altho server was pleasant. Food was excellent--my friend had Mahi Mahi with roasted vegetables that was presented very well and delicious and I had burger and yummy house made chips---but we had to wait 40 minutes after ordering to be served. We did come in at end of lunch crowd (reservations were for 12:45pm) but good thing we were not on a regular lunch hour or we would not have made it back to office in time. So---great food, great location, okay service but long wait for food."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "there are not a lot of vegetarian options. so please reconsider if you don't eat seafood/chicken/meat. can still go for ambiance and the view :)"
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "Our last dining experience at Kincaid was A+. Return on June 22, with a party of seven to celebrate a birthday dinner. The foods where salty and over cooked. Kincaid has high standards. What happen 2 the Kincaid chefs??? I would like a refund."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "We had a reservation and were seated right away. We waited 10 minutes before anyone came to our table and offered us water. Young Waitress little to no experience. Salad was served before our wine arrived. Waitress couldn't answer questions about the menu. We had a birthday celebration, they brought out a small complimentary creme brulee with a candle in it but hadn't brought any desert menus to the table, so our guest ate alone while everyone watched. Food was average. Portions are big. Sauces didn't work on any of the entrees."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "My husband and I LOVE Kincaids and our last visit did not disappoint. I had the Halibut Cheeks (to die for) and got a side of the mac & cheese with truffle oil. My husband ate 1/2 my mac and cheese (he is normally not a fan). We started with the Artichoke Crab dip. I love this dip. I had the pear bread pudding for dessert; wasn't the greatest, but wasn't bad. I would stick with the crème brulee in the future."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "The food was good as it usually is. I was disappointed int the service and I had made a reservation days before going and asked for a window seat. We were not seated anywhere near the window seating area. What is up with that?"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "I went to Kincaid's for lunch after a long flight home from Richmond, VA. My waiter took my drink order shortly after I was seated, but then he disappeared for 20 minutes with no drink and no water. I got the manager and he took my food order after sitting about 25 minutes. I got my drink after a half hour, but I did not receive my food after sitting for 45 minutes. I ordered one of their lunch specials, so it should not have taken this long. Since it took a half hour to get my drink and 45 minutes with no food, I left the restaurant. This is one of my worst dining experiences I've had in a while and I travel and eat out frequently. I won't be going back to Kincaid's any time soon!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "The lunch salad was unbelievably small plus I added salmon to it You charged too much for what I received. Those blue cheese and cream cheese "egg rolls" were not what I wanted- however, they seemed to be the focus. I wanted more vegetables"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "We chose a late lunch time (1:30 p.m.) when the restaurant was relatively quiet and we could enjoy our lunch while talking quietly. The lunch was super and the location was perfect for my guests who had just arrived at SFO airport."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "First time to Kincaid's dinner was great we sat at the bar the bartender was nice quick and engaged in conversation The food is out of this world. Everything was fresh prepared to order We would recommend Kincaid's."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "This restaurant has a very varied menu and the entrees are well prepared. Service is above average. Cocktails are a little over priced in the bar area."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "We were a party of 9 that ate here on a busy Father's Day weekend. The experience started out great. We were escorted to a table by the window and the waiter took our drink orders while the rest of our party parked. The food was great. They were accommodating about bringing high chairs. But at the conclusion of the meal there was no waiter. My husband had to walk into the kitchen to find the waiter who abandoned us. No offer of coffee or dessert. I understand that 18% is put on to a check of large parties and normally we tip on top of that. In this case it was a rip off. Too bad. The service ruined an otherwise good impression. We won't be back any time soon."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "I have been going to Burlingame Kincaid Bayhouse for years and have always find it a pleasant place to eat. I loved their Lobster - tasty and juicy."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We arrived about 15 minutes late for an already late dinner reservation. The staff was gracious and we never felt rushed. We were offered everything on the menu, including drinks and last call from the bar. We were given great service, ate delicious food in comfort and even though no one else was left in the restaurant, we never felt pressured to leave. I have been to this restaurant many times and would come again many times."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "We have dined at Kincaid's several times in the past and had excellent experiences. This time started out great with a beautiful bay view table, delicious martinis, scrumptious raw oysters and amazing lobster bisque soup. The trouble began shortly thereafter. They were out of everything from the special Copper River salmon, to the Argyle Pinot we wanted, to the Porterhouse Steak Option. We ordered the stuffed Sole, Maine Lobster special, and the T bone steak medium rare. The lobster was tiny. The steak was way overcooked and very thin. It was sent back. They were out of T-bones, so substituted a New York properly cooked but thin and arriving after the other two diners had almost finished. I doubt we will be dining at Kincaid's again."
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "We had terrific seafood as well as the prime ribs accompanied by salads and wonderful desserts! Great spot for special occasions and get togethers and off the beat and path for privacy"
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Waiter friendly and attentive, food excellent, many graduation and birthday celebrations occurring this weekend"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Nice friendly staff that come off unpretentious. Specials usually are never a miss and service has been great every time I have visited. Great place to take business guests for dinner."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "The prime rib is to die for. And the view of the airport and planes is awesome."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "Great fresh fish with very nice preparations; a view of the bay and the planes landing at SFO; creative drinks and several wine choices; and of course my favorite, a fresh pea salad! The prices are respectable for good quality food and a selection for everyone and which they will prepare any way you request. My go to place on the peninsula. "
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "The menu is full of sophisticated comfort food. Everything is delicious. The atmosphere is casual elegance. The view is wonderful. Watch the planes land at SFO! After lunch walk along the path next to the Bay."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Excellent food (especially the warm Brie w/ macadamia nut crust) and lots of natural sunlight. Also great happy hour menu. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Love this restaurant for the view and the food. It just can't be beat in my book Always have excellent service and my requests for a window table always granted. 5 Stars in my book."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "I've eaten here frequently with business contacts and with family. We've always been impressed by the quality of the food and the beautiful views of the SF Bay."
    Dined on 5/27/2014
  • "We love Kincaid's for it's good food and fabulous view, but it is FREEZING in there everytime we go. It is difficult to enjoy your meal when you are cold. The management should do a better job controlling the A/C so that the customers are comfortable, not their kitchen staff. "
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "This is the last time I went there. The place is expensive and has a stunning bay view. However every time I go there there is at least one item that is simply inedible. This time it was a cocktail, last time it was an entree. Given the price level, there are better places to spend your money"
    Dined on 5/26/2014