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

Kincaid's Bayhouse - Burlingame

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://kincaids.com/page/home
  • Phone: 6503429844x
  • 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 6503429844x

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!
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
Kincaid's Bayhouse - Burlingame reviews from OpenTable diners
220 reviews since May 24, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4
    Service4
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
87% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (172)special occasion (107)good for groups (76)romantic (63)great for lunch (56)fit for foodies (52)neighborhood gem (36)vibrant bar scene (33)notable wine list (30)kid-friendly (27)great for brunch (25)hot spot (16)late-night find (14)great for outdoor dining (11)Show More
  • Excellent for fish
    YumYumVIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    A varied menu that turns out very well done non fish dishes but really excels in the presentation and serving of imaginatively designed fish dishes - yum yum
    Special Features:
    scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful evening
    Dinestar
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    We enjoyed ourselves from start to finish. Very good food, service and comfortable timing for each course.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always comfortable
    Repeater001
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    I often have to take care of VIPs from other contries. IN general, they always happy about food and scenic view.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Special and Friendly
    Jazzygal
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Have been a 'regular' at Kincaids for over 15 years. The servers have changed throughout the years, and now, they seem to be more customer oriented than before. Food is always great. Never disappointed with the Menu items. Desserts are outstanding.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Kincaids Burlingame
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Really love the location. Restaurant has nice ambiance and not too noisy even with a lot of people. Main menu choices were excellent. Steak was cooked perfectly and exceeded my expectations. Did not explore wine selection extensively but the wine we ordered by the glass was good. Dessert menu was very average and peach cobbler we ordered was not good. They definitely need to improve their dessert menu to earn 5 stars from me. Nevertheless enjoyed our evening dinner and will go back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • underwhelming
    NYGuy
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    We went here for a business dinner and were not impressed. Because of the reputation the place has, I was excited to eat there. But the dining room desperately needs a cleaning and refreshing. In addition, the steak was not very good. It was thin and low quality. I would not recommend this place. The only redeeming things were the view and the waiter. The server was very attentive and nice. Too bad the food and room did not match the service.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Poor food quality and taste
    mrfoodie
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    This place seem to exist due to its location near SFO hotels so most diners are business oriented. Not a place you should go if you have other options.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • First time
    adultdiners
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    We found Kincaid's to be an outstanding restaurant. The food was delicious and generous portions. The view of the bay and airport business was an added benefit. We though the wait staff was very professional. They were knowledgeable, polite and well dressed.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Perfection!
    foodyVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Really enjoyed lunching with an old friend with the view of the bay! Our waiter was Sage...so delightful and very generous....letting us visit for several hours and not pushing us out at all. The food was good and the view was better. It is an old time favorite place of mine and I try to visit when I am in town.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Perfect for special occasion.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    Had a birthday celebration here. It was wonderful on all fronts, just a bit expensive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Usually love this place
    Munchie
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Went to celebrate my daughters bday. Service was a bit slow. Food was not as yummy as usual . My prime rib had horseradish on half of it , I don't like horseradish , restaurants usually put it in a little most restaurants don't put it on the main plate , I would have said sonething but waiter was taking too long. Will give it another try though .
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special place
    BMack
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Always special. Great for that very, very, special event or occasion!
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great View
    DinDin4meVIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Enjoyed my dinner (T-bone and petite lobster tail) but my boyfriend's entrée of roasted chicken, was quite overcooked, which made the meat very dry. Although a sauce was provided, it did not help with the taste. Everything else that we ordered (shrimp cocktail, raw oysters, romaine salad, & burnt cream) was fine. I am a regular patron at Kincaid's and this visit was not as good as prior ones.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Overrated Fine Dining
    CapnJane
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Server was unattentive. Food was cold. Noise level was too high, could not hear personal conversations at our own table. Would not return. Would not recommend.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dinner
    UnionCity2014
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Service was great - also had eaten at Kincaid's in Oakland for lunch Food is a little pricy for dinner Waitress asked if we wanted a salad but neglected to say it was $9.00 more My wife substituted her potatoes for a salad wedge - did not advise a price was involved The prime rib was excellent - both had that
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • lunch
    sfdi
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    The salmon entree which my husband had was very good. The seafood Louie was VERY disappointing. I asked that the salmon be excluded and it was. There was very little crab and of poor quality, like you'd get in a tuna fish sized can. There were 2 shrimp. $23.95!!!! I can get one pound of far better crab at Costco for $16.00 And the rest of the salad wasn't very exciting: cherry tomatoes, asparagus and a deviled egg that had been made much earlier.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Still rocks after all these years
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    The prime rib and creme brulee keeps my husband coming back here for over 20 years. Everything else is great. Service is impeccable!!! It's not cheap so just special occasions, but I look forward to it when I do have the chance to go to it. :)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Kincaid Never Disappoints!!!
    CaneMasterVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    A good night of great food and awesome service. Our server Chris was phenomenal and provided us both outstanding food recommendations and suggestions and really took the time to understand what type of dining experience we wanted to have. Hats off to the Kincaid organization, both the Burlingame and Oakland location. As a frequent traveler it is so important to break bread at a blue chip establishment!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice Place
    SargeVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Went for our wedding annv. Nice view of bay and watching airlines fly into OAK. Great service. Comes with a special garlic bread. Had the expensive sampler consisting of Teriyaki beef over rice, crab artichoke dip and calamari (or shrimp) with toasted slices of bread ($30). The dip was outstanding with large chunks of crab. The fried calamari (sparse amount) had small artichokes mixed in. The clam chowder was good as a soup but not as a chowder. Where are the clams? Wife had salad / sandwich combo. She loved the blue cheese salad and the artichoke / crab sandwich. The waitress gave a small sample of their pea salad which was good. Also received complimentary crème brulie for dessert. Very good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Scotch on the patio
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Had a wonderful evening. Walked down the bay from our hotel. Tried your delightful scotches and the Brie appetizer. Eat inside with great view of bay. Lobster Mac and cheese. Delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food and service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    our server was Lynn and she was fantastic. She knew the menu and was attentive to our needs. We both ordered the Seafood Louie and it was very good. I would definitely order it again
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Even Better the Second Time Around
    PG33
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    It's been a few years since our first visit to Kincaids. The decor has changed, not as nautical as before, more relaxing. It was a busy night, fun atmosphere. We had a table next to the windows and able to watch the planes landing and taking off at the San Francisco Airport. The staff was very friendly and made sure that all of our needs were taken care of. The food, from appetizers to dessert was excellent. The Crab Cakes were some of the best I've had, crispy on the outside, moist and full of crab on the inside, not lots of filler. My partner had the Prime rib and I tried one of the Chef's Specials that evening, Citrus Brined Pork and Scallops, wonderful flavor on both. We shared a dessert, Warm Pear Bread Pudding. Just Great!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Liv2eat
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Great salad to start Prime rib perfect cut cooked perfectly. Sides well done and correct portions. Nice wine list - not overwhelming
    Special Features:
    romantic, late-night find, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food & service!
    Jeff
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We've always love Kincaid's for the exceptional. In-service not to mention the great views. For this visit, we brought an exchange student would just arrived from Poland for dinner. It's much better to wait out the traffic if you Kays and actually sitting in traffic! Of course, now she's going to hold all American restaurants to the "Kincaid's" standard. Most won't measure up!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, great for lunch, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • For the view
    TheNez
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    This is a lovely large room, noisey, congested, well organized, with a great view from all corners. The quality of food is good. The quantity not over-portioned. Wait staff attentive and friendly. This is an "old-school" 50's style surf n turf place that we can reccommend.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food with great service
    EGWalt
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Had dinner with four friends before a flight. All were delighted with the food and the service. Our weightier was excel loan as was the food. This is a great place to dine whenever you are near SFO
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • wonderful experience
    trav3lhappy
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    I've eaten at this restaurant a couple times in the past and every time I had a very good experience. this time however was a little different I had made a reservation we are running late they still honor our reservation we showed up 15 minutes later. I was with a colleague who had never been there, our table had an excellent view of the bay and the planes coming in. we order drinks and appetizer and our dinner the food was excellent. I was really really happy with the result and my colleague was definitely impressed
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always satisfies
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Regular customer here and as usual, the food and service were great.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • melt in your mouth
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    The food was outstanding. Our server was very friendly.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • luvur4d
    luvur4d
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Took friends visiting from NC for dinner and they loved it!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • watch the planes land
    WVJOE
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    If you can, get a window table and watch the planes come in along the bay. Wonderful
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome even with mixed-order
    driedyam
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    My wife and daughters went here for our wedding anniversary. Upon arriving and checking in, we were seated within 5 minutes. We put our drink orders in, which came out shortly, followed by our entrees. I ordered the baby back ribs, my wife prime rib, eldest daughter bacon wrapped meatloaf, and my youngest daughter the chicken fingers off the kids menu. They brought out bread and calamari (which we also ordered) while we were waiting for our main courses to come out which only took 15 minutes. Unfortunately they thought my eldest daughter also ordered the baby back ribs. I mentioned this to one of the other servers and they replaced the dish within 2 minutes. It was complete with presentation. Very impressive.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pricey but good
    fredfoodie
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    This is not the first time we visited Kincaid's and it won't be the last. The view of the bay is wonderful, with the planes taking off and landing at SFO. The server was very attentive. The food was a bit pricey, but is consistently good. We had the wild salmon, meatloaf, and prime rib. Everything was flavorful, portions were good, and the presentation was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome
    BruddahD
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    It was 1st time at the restaurant, was greeted and seated as we came in, server friendly& helpful, food fantastic. We were not rushed and had a pleasant evening. Yelp's rating helped us select this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointed
    BigHair
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We went here to celebrate a family birthday. The view is nice, although the placement of the tables doesn't really take full advantage of it. However, I have to say that the food was a disappointment. Everything on the menu sounded great, although expensive. What we got were plates of over-rich seafood. Each item was either breaded or "pan-seared" in a vat of butter. A side of wild rice was cold, a side of baked sweet potato was swimming in butter, and the Ahi was served without wasbi and soy sauce. The best item was the seafood louie. The best desert was the brule. The crust on the peach cobbler was bordering on stale and over cooked. The service was excellent; too bad the food wasn't as good.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Birthday Dinner
    keymusiclover
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    I took my mom to Kincaid's for her birthday. The server, while attentive to us when he was at the table, was sometimes 'MIA' - didn't see him on the floor and was difficult to get his attention. The mahi mahi was a little overcooked. However, the seafood fettucine was absolutely delicious - there was tons of seafood!!!! Nice touch was the creme brulee that was brought out with a candle in it to celebrate her birthday. Was light and creamy - nice complement to finish the meal.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • surfwino
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    The artichoke/crab dip is getting way too expensive. They need to update their salads. Had the seared ahi on wasabi rice and it was very good but for 30 dollars they could have given me more than two chunks that were about an inch and a quarter square and more than 3/4 of a cup of rice. Wine by the glass was very expensive (8.50 for a quarter or third of a glass), while the wine list is very reasonably priced. On a plus note, the crème brule was huge.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Oceanic dining
    fatlion
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Kincaid's offers some wonderful views of the SF Bay while dining in an open, semi-casual restaurant. The servers were extremely attentive without being disruptive and offered good advice on wine. The food, while a tad expensive, was delicious and the portions were ample. It was our anniversary and only a word to the greeter at the entrance was all it took for Kincaid's to offer us a free creme brûlée. Nice touch!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • good as usual
    Chito
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Had lunch - good server James. Food was good. Asked to meet the manager, to compliment the place, but he never came; must be busy.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Sheryl
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Dinner was perfection! The minute we walked in the door we were well taken care of. The warm welcome at the door by Joanne, impeccable service by Casey and the rest of the team and perfectly prepared food was thoroughly enjoyed by us all.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.