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Wakuriya

115 De Anza Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94402-3988
+1 650-286-0410
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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LOCATION
115 De Anza Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94402-3988
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a singular and small restaurant hidden in San Mateo hills. It is a small and cosy local distributed in a bar and 3 tables. No more that 15 people at the same time. It is dark and intimate. You cannot book more than...More

Thank Pablo M
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We have eaten kaiseki meals all over the Bay Area and Japan. Wakuriya is one of the best. Been there several times over a few years and they are consistent. Service, food taste, presentation are top notch. Creative food combinations though they are still traditional...More

Thank wordgirl2013
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Wow.. two months to get reservation. Excellent restaurant operated by husband (chef) & wife (server). little expensive but worth it.

Thank dcs1755
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This place has one Michelin star, and it definitely deserves it. Located in a strip mall, its appearance is very low key and unassuming. From the outside, you would not have guessed it's a place that serves up such excellent food. The Decor is very...More

1  Thank 908Laura
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We were in NYC all last week and came to visit our son on the way back home. He arranged for us to go here to help celebrate our 55th and OMG did he ever pick a winner. Delectable. Incredible flavor and subtly done best...More

Thank MikeandSarah
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant twice and both times I have been amazed. The restaurant only changes their menu once a month and there is limited seating so it was extremely difficult to get a reservation. However, both times, it has been the best...More

Thank Oyomi
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband and I celebrated his birthday at Wakuriya. We enjoyed the evening immensely. The owners (husband-wife team) clearly care about making your dining experience one of a kind. The husband, Katsuhiro, meticulously prepares the food while his wife, Mayumi, assures all your needs are...More

Thank dbwz14
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Words can only begin to describe how amazing Wakuriya is. The ambiance is pleasant, intimate and calm allowing you peace to enjoy the amazing food at a comfortable pace. The food is an impressively creative expression of traditional Japanese Kaiseki with some European and American...More

Thank Eric C
Reviewed 12 April 2016

This wonderful gem unexpectedly is located in an upscale strip mall in San Mateo and is a first rate dining experience on all levels. The restaurant is tastefully (no pun intended) and beautifully decorated, and seats only 18 or so diners, which creates an intimate...More

Thank SkylerReynolds
Reviewed 29 March 2016

This was one of the more memorable Japanese meals we ever had. Wykuriya is a tiny restaurant ran by a chef and his very efficient wife. Every dish was beautifully presented and every bite memorable. Cant wait to go again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Thursday
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Friday
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 De Anza Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94402-3988
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-286-0410
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