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Best American Restaurants in Foster City

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A photo of Cafe Florian restaurant
4.2
Awesome(310)
Price: Moderate
• American • Foster City
Booked 1 time today
Cafe Florian is praised for its high-quality American cuisine. Customers have expressed satisfaction with the great menu selection, the generous portions, and the exceptional service provided by the friendly staff. Many have reported making repeat visits due to the delectable taste of the food, the prompt service, and the overall great dining experience. A number of reviews highlight the restaurant's standout dishes, such as the meaty crab and prime rib, which are considered some of the best in the Bay Area. Customers also appreciate the restaurant's brunch offerings, including the popular bottomless mimosas. The overall consensus is that Cafe Florian offers a great value for the price charged, making it a top choice for American cuisine.
A photo of Paul Martin's American Grill - San Mateo restaurant
3.6
Very Good(2967)
Price: Moderate
• American • San Mateo
Booked 25 times today
With an impeccable reputation for comfort food done right, Paul Martin's American Grill in San Mateo has won the hearts of food enthusiasts for its classic American cuisine. Committed to delivering a delightful culinary experience, the restaurant offers a diverse menu ranging from mouthwatering skirt steak to exceptionally tender short ribs. Patrons rave about their delicious mushroom soup and incredible carrot cake, and the fried chicken is a recurring favorite. The brioche French toast, lauded for its perfect blend of crunch and softness, exemplifies their attention to detail. Reviewers consistently praise the relaxed atmosphere, attentive service, and high-quality, hormone and antibiotic-free meats. The consensus is clear: Paul Martin's is a must-visit location for good American cuisine.
A photo of Rise Woodfire restaurant
4.4
Awesome(591)
Price: Moderate
• American • San Mateo
Booked 28 times today
Rise Woodfire, centrally located in downtown San Mateo, has made its mark as a top contender in American cuisine. The restaurant garners immense praise in reviews for its quality ingredients and consistently good food, including favorites such as their "amazing" pizza, "great roasted chicken", and standout desserts like the "banana cream pie with caramel sauce and praline crust". The accommodating staff is lauded for their exemplary service, and the venue is deemed perfect for large groups, including parties with children. The proximity of the train station also adds a charming ambiance. Overall, Rise Woodfire offers an exceptional dining experience, making it a gem of American cuisine.
A photo of Central Park Bistro restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1654)
Price: Expensive
• American • San Mateo
Booked 15 times today
Central Park Bistro is a shining star in the landscape of American cuisine. Located in San Mateo, this restaurant boasts not only of a high-quality service, but also of an extensive and creative menu that satisfies all tastes. It's a versatile choice that can cater to everyone’s preferences and dietary needs. Reviewers praise it for its tasty food that ranges "from Mediterranean inspired to Californian with a touch of Asian inspired". Moreover, they applaud the restaurant's ability to fulfill needs of their families, businesses and romantic plans. It’s also a safe choice for those with allergies, as stated in the reviews, "Three members of our group have food allergies/sensitivities and the restaurant catered to their every need." In essence, Central Park Bistro promises an unforgettable dining experience for all.
A photo of Kincaid's Bayhouse - Burlingame restaurant
4.4
Awesome(4751)
Price: Expensive
• American • Burlingame
Booked 53 times today
Kincaid's Bayhouse in Burlingame is a renowned restaurant celebrated for its superb seafood cuisine. Customers commend the restaurant for its "exceptional" dining experiences, with the seafood - ranging from salmon, ahi, and prime rib, to the trinity seafood plate and seafood pasta - cooked to perfection. Some patrons drove over an hour just to enjoy their favorite dishes, while others consider it the best seafood in the North Peninsula area. The restaurant's seafood dishes stood out due to their unique presentations, like the wonderful Mahi Mahi, and the quality tastes they deliver on one plate. Consistency is another advantage, ensuring every meal exceeds expectations. Furthermore, the spectacular bay view and outstanding service contribute to Kincaid's overall charm.
A photo of Park & Howard Bistro restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1218)
Price: Moderate
• American • Burlingame
Booked 27 times today
Park & Howard Bistro is an acclaimed restaurant celebrated for its exquisite Bistro cuisine. This popular spot has been labeled the "best restaurant in Burlingame and the entire San Francisco peninsula," a sentiment echoed by its numerous glowing reviews. The restaurant's vast menu of expertly curated wines and intricate dishes has been lauded for their spectacular taste and beautiful presentation. The reviews further emphasize the outstanding service and the elegant yet casual winery decor that enhances the dining experience. Whether it is for business dinners, fun gatherings, or a casual lunch, Park & Howard Bistro ensures an unforgettable gastronomic journey with a Bistro touch, promising a return visit.
A photo of Porterhouse restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1603)
Price: Expensive
• American • San Mateo
Booked 25 times today
Porterhouse has made a name for itself as one of the finest steakhouses in San Mateo County according to the numerous positive reviews it received. Patrons have lauded the restaurant's first-class service and food, especially their succulent steaks. The restaurant has cultivated a reputation for consistently delivering on the quality of its dishes, whether it's the namesake porterhouse steak, the cowboy rib-eye, or the notable seafood linguini. Several reviews attest that Porterhouse has the best steak on the Peninsula, and commend the hospitable, professional staff. The option of an alcohol-free cocktail is loved by many and the craft-style cocktails made by their highly trained bartender have received praises as well.
A photo of The Barrel Bistro & Wine Bar restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(342)
Price: Moderate
• American • San Mateo
Booked 7 times today
The Barrel Bistro and Wine Bar welcomes everyone with selective wines selection and many pairings superbly with a wide variety of cuisine. With selective cheeses and charcutiers, hundreds of different wines, seafood,and meats.The Barrel Bistro&Wine Bar attracts colleagues for a drink after work, business dinners, a quick bite or drink before a show, late night revelers, families for Sunday brunch and more.
A photo of BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - San Mateo restaurant
4.3
Awesome(42)
Price: Moderate
• American • San Mateo
Booked 9 times today
At the BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse in San Mateo, you'll find high-quality American cuisine with an emphasis on hearty, satisfying food. According to customer reviews, this establishment is known for its remarkable food that never fails to impress. As one reviewer put it, "The food was AMAZING. I treated myself, and was not disappointed. Grand Kudos to the chef!" In addition to the food, the Beer Club member options are highly appreciated by regulars. Moreover, the restaurant is praised for its family-friendly ambiance, with one customer even recommending it as a spot for a family dinner. A celebration at BJ's is also noteworthy, as they provided a complimentary cake for a child's birthday, establishing it as a venue that values its customers and their special life events.
A photo of Pinstripes - San Mateo restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • San Mateo
Booked 5 times today
Pinstripes: Where Sophisticated Fun Meets Exquisite Dining. With over 30,000 square feet of entertainment space, indulge in scratch-made Italian-American cuisine, handcrafted cocktails, and a robust wine list. Enjoy our weekday happy hour from 3-6pm, or don't miss our famous bottomless brunch buffet on weekends. Experience modern bowling and bocce with full-service dining and entertainment options. Perfect for corporate gatherings, celebrations, or family events, our versatile spaces accommodate parties of 20 to 1000 guests. Book your unforgettable experience today!o Hours of Operation: reference hours of ops on Pinstripes.com website and adjust as needed
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