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Town Restaurant

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716 Laurel St, Ste 8, San Carlos, CA 94070-3155 (Cherry Street)
+1 650-595-3003
10:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 10:30 - 14:30
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San Carlos, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Always very busy, the bar is in the center of the restaurant and tends to draw a louder crowd. Service has always been excellent and the food expertly prepared. Reservations are must and well worth the short wait. There is an upstairs banquet room for private parties.

Thank Michael D
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126 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great spot in San Carlos! We live right around the corner from their sister restaurant in RWC, Milagros, and the Town was a much more diverse menu offering. Their Red Beer was phenomenal and the food was delicious!

Thank Scott B
San Carlos, California
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88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband took me here on my birthday, I was stunned when I saw a personalized birthday message with the date on our menus. I can't imagine better personalized service. The food was similarly outstanding--butternut squash soup (with a gongonzola or blue cheese twist and nuts on top)--the best we've eaten and this is a go to soup of ours.... More 

Thank dlh22
San Carlos, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the BEST restaurant in San Carlos and one of the best on the Peninsula. The food, service, atmosphere, and bar are perfection every time! Cheers!

Thank FaithfulistaJessica
Groveland, California
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

My daughter and I decided last minute to go to Town for brunch on Saturday. We could have waited for a table, but they gave us the option to sit at the bar and we took it. We were treated wonderfully there and were fed promptly. Our drinks and food (french toast, waffle, bacon) were all delicious. I'll be happy... More 

Thank StaceyAlane
San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

My favorite place in the area. The food is terrific, as is the pomegranate martini. The only thing I don't love is the steak with the horseradish..it's just a puck of horseradish on a steak. Weird. Rest of the menu is great; you can't go wrong. Service is solid.

Thank Bob M
Brentwood, California
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69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

The drinks were taken off the bill and we stayed and enjoyed our time together. Two thumbs up to Igor and the manager for their immediate response and we hope that Igor does not get in trouble. I have been to this restaurant in the past and the staff is always professional and the food wonderful.

Thank James V
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

I have never had a bad meal here! Steaks are excellent! My family always gets some type of seafood and loves it too!

Thank Teri P
Fort Worth, Texas
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

We took our Mom to Town for her birthday based on number one rating in San Carlos and were so disappointed. It was very difficult to converse due to the bar patrons three deep and right next to our table. Nearly all men speaking to each other 10 yards away at high volume. Granted it was a Friday evening at... More 

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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Went here for dinner with a group of friends. Very casual atmosphere as there is a bar counter in the middle of the restaurant. Our server was very friendly and extremely helpful and patient, given that we were a party of 8 people. I had the bone in rib eye which was very good. I usually like my steaks without... More 

Thank TG L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 716 Laurel St, Ste 8, San Carlos, CA 94070-3155
    (Cherry Street)
  • Public Transportation: Located walking distance from the San Carlos Cal Train Station
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +1 650-595-3003

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?