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John Bentley's

) #9 of 238 Restaurants in Redwood City $$$$ American,
2915 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94061-4003
+1 650-365-7777
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hanger steak” (10 reviews)
“scallops” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Contemporary
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2915 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94061-4003
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1 - 10 of 104 reviews

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I happened upon this restaurant with a colleague and luckily we were able to get a table without a reservation. We weren't looking for a big meal, and I felt judged by the server when I ordered a smoked salmon salad and bowl of soup...More

Thank wonderlust234
Reviewed 24 May 2017

For a quiet and peaceful dining experience and quality American-style dishes, John Bentley's is lovely choice. There is ample free parking in the rear and service is professional.

Thank naokofujii
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I've been here a few times for hosted medical meetings. My expectations for great food and service have regularly been met. Mixed drinks are very good. Entrees are on the higher-priced spectrum and includes hanger steak,rib-eye steak, ahi,sole & pork chops. Starter dishes offer foie...More

Thank Bill F
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We had a birthday dinner here. The food and service are excellent. I had the shrimp and ricotta appetizer and the Seared Scallops for the main course. I asked that the scallops be fully cooked rather than just seared and they were happy to do...More

Thank Reenie94061
Reviewed 30 March 2017

the food is excellent although not particularly unusual. staff is knowledgeable and friendly. my only complaint is that it can get very noisy at night..the bar is busy!!

Thank asbowers
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Our friends and we re-visited John Bentley after a long gap and found it to be as high quality as ever. The "California Cuisine" style food has fresh ingredients, is well-prepared and presented and tastes delicious. There is a wide variety of wine at reasonable...More

Thank wwalleigh
Reviewed 17 February 2017

John Bentley's has very good food with attentive service. The Chinese chicken salad and crab sandwich are particularly tasty. Prices are a bit high, particularly for wine by the glass, but this is a good choice for a business meal or special occasion.

Thank ejhiii
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The key ingredient to John Bentley's recipe for success is fine food with an ample dose of soothing atmosphere and professional service. If my budget and waistline could afford it, I would eat there once a week. The menu is broad and well executed. I...More

Thank Playball925
Reviewed 21 January 2017

John Bentley’s is simply the best fine dining restaurant on the San Francisco Peninsula. Owner and Executive Chef, John Bentley presents a very innovative menu that relies on traditional dishes with exciting variations. The appetizer menu is amazing with dishes like pork belly, pressed duck,...More

Thank rbrooks2016
Reviewed 6 December 2016

A busy place for a Monday, but I think they were short staffed for the volume. Usually the service is excellent, but today it was not only slow, but the wait person wasn't very service oriented. Had to ask for the coffee, had to flag...More

Thank 1ajf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2915 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94061-4003
    (Selby Ln.)
  • Public Transportation: AC Transit
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-365-7777
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