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Wakuriya

115 De Anza Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94402-3988
+1 650-286-0410
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good0%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
Japanese, Asian
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
115 De Anza Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94402-3988
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1 - 10 of 18 reviews

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!

Thank russeyes
Reviewed 27 December 2015

I must say of all the kaiseki dinner I've been to, Wakuriya has to rank as among one of the best I've been to. The chef and his wife both came from Kyoto Kitcho. In my opinion, this restaurant surpass that of the restaurant in...More

Thank ppts
Reviewed 5 October 2015

High end Japanese at it's finest. Very personal service with unique dining experiences make dining here a special event. My only wish is that they could accommodate a gluten free diner but with all the aged soy sauces it is understandable.

Thank CQSM
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Wakuriya serves a contemporary variation of the traditional multi-course Japanese kaiseki dinner. The courses follow the traditional kaiseki sequence but the ingredients offer surprises such as finding prosciutto in one of the dishes. All the dishes were artistically presented on beautiful Japanese table ware such...More

1  Thank Centurytravel
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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
18:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 19:30
Thursday
18:30 - 19:30
Friday
18:30 - 19:30
Saturday
18:00 - 19:00
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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