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The Kitchen

279 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030-2607
+1 650-692-9688
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good50%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (29 reviews)
“tofu skin” (2 reviews)
“bbq pork” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Seafood
$$ - $$$
279 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030-2607
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

Dim Sum on a Sunday morning is a great way to start a Sunday! Doing it at The Kitchen is a thoroughly enjoyable experience. After a 30 min wait, we were promptly seated and servers with their various Dim Sum offerings started appearing. Everything was...More

Thank Othello_Jago_2008
Reviewed 15 June 2015

We've been to the Kitchen a number of times for dim sum and dinner. The food is always very good, right up there with Koi Palace. Parking the the area can be tough to find sometimes, but generally not a problem during weekday evenings. The...More

Thank Terence L
Reviewed 12 June 2015

The Kitchen was recommended by the hotel receptionist across the street. The menu was great and the food was truly outstanding however I felt the service for non asians was definitely different (less then ideal) than the service for the Asian patrons. The food made...More

1  Thank Mikey256
Reviewed 13 April 2015

I love to come here with a large group(especially my adopted Chinese family). It's so much fun. They usually send someone ahead(especially on Sundays) because it becomes very crowded. The dim sum is so good. I've actually learned some of the Cantonese names for the...More

1  Thank jo k
Reviewed 14 March 2015

We were staying across the street near the airport so we could catch an early flight out of SFO at the end of our vacation. We decided to try The Kitchen based on good reviews. It was very busy even at 9 PM, and we...More

1  Thank PaulZam
Reviewed 4 March 2015

3 of us went on a Friday night. It was full of Asian patrons so we thought great, an authentic Chinese restaurant. We were excited to get a table without waiting...until we saw the location next to the kitchen pathway. My seat happened to be...More

1  Thank jsaul
Reviewed 4 March 2015

It's been a few months since I've eaten here, so the place looked different. Did they renovate the side walls? The place appeared to be cleaner and more pleasing to the eyes. We ordered dimsum and also off the menu - their HK-style crispy noodles...More

Thank ChitoD
Reviewed 7 January 2015

A few of my classmates decided to try this "The Kitchen" at 279 El Camino Real, in Millbrae, near the San Francisco Airport for lunch on a Friday, January 3rd, 2015! We figured what with Christmas and New Year's celebrations being over, there would be...More

Thank Quasarsoujourner01
Reviewed 26 November 2014

stayed across the street at the Fairfield Inn & they pointed me here, when I asked for dinner recommendation. Glad to find somewhere close *and* good; I didn't spot any other solo diners, but pairs and groups of friends and families and big groups and...I...More

Thank Agent87410k
Reviewed 30 October 2014

Went there with relatives for dim sum lunch; very efficient, quick service.The loud patrons and somewhat chaotic atmosphere is actually a sign of an authentic Cantonese dim sum lunch (I've lived in Hong Kong, Vancouver, and Honolulu). My only complaint is that I lost the...More

Thank Peter C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030-2607
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Millbrae
  • Phone Number: +1 650-692-9688
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