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Poplar Creek

$$ - $$$
American, Contemporary
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1700 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401-1000 (Peninsula Avenue at Hwy 101)
+1 650-522-7526
10:00 - 21:30
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

You get what is chosen for the meal. There is NO leeway if someone has dietary restrictions - not even leave off the sauce as the only change with a month notice. No substitutions period! That said, the salad was very disappointing with nothing more than crutons, tomatoes and lettuce with light dressing. The salmon was excellent. Fortunately for me,... More 

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San Mateo, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

It was for my granddaughters Bat Mitzvah celebration. Delicious dinner and good service. Jewel did a fantastic job setting everything up and Betsy was there that evening to see that everything went smoothly. A wonderful time was had by everyone invited. Thank u for helping to make the celebration a night to remember. Margie Isaak

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Alturas, CA
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

A restaurant at a golf course can be mixed, but Poplar Creek Grill is open with plenty of windows and a pretty good lunch menu. It feels great having lunch with friends or for business looking out onto the water, golf course and open space

Thank dmks
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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174 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2015

A small, well maintained and peaceful place for organising meet of family / friends get to gethers, birthday parties, etc. Good view of lushgreen gold course.

Thank pravinjn
San Mateo, California
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

We haven't been here for a few months but do enjoy going for lunch. It is next to a golf course and golf shop but has a nice room overlooking the course. I don't play but enjoy watching golf so I like watching the golfers along with the ducks and other birds by the nearby creek, plus the planes on... More 

Thank lois a
San Mateo, California
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Had lunch before and after a round of golf. Food is excellent and generous. View and ambient is above average for this type of "grill" A good place for brunch or even a lunch business meeting. Easy in an out parking.

Thank Flyingdude
Foster City, California
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283 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Right on the golf course with ample parking and easy to find. So as a location, it's good. I've eaten here since it opened. In fact, I've eaten here under all its names and ownership since 1985! They do a decent buffet for groups and appear to be popular for occasions and with clubs. With the right server, the service... More 

Thank bartc83
South San Francisco
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219 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2015

We organized a fundraiser for band musicians and instead of the usual hotel ballroom, we decided to use this venue. We had 2 live bands and also set up a dance floor. It was right after Thanksgiving, so we thought we would only have 80 guests, but we ended with over a hundred. So the dance floor was crowded the... More 

Thank ChitoD
San Mateo, California
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95 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2014

We attended a golf tournament fundraiser and enjoyed the buffet that was served. The patio provided a great place to unwind after a day on the golf course.

Thank olivenonion
Gorokan, Australia
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2012

Had a long layover in San Francisco after a 13+ hour flight so we where checked in to a nearby hotel to rest before doing a red eye flight to New York. Went here for something to eat, choose the Hamburger and my partner had the chicken wrap. YUMMY!, Great Value, Great Atmosphere, Excellent Staff. It was so good I... More 

Thank redexcels

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$19
American, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401-1000
    (Peninsula Avenue at Hwy 101)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-522-7526
The Poplar Creek Grill Restaurant, Lounge, and Banquet Facility is located just off Highway 101 in San Mateo at Coyote Point. Our daily menus are seasonally updated and served from 11AM, with a limited breakfast served each day from 7AM. We offer a great, plated brunch every weekend from 7AM-2PM.With full bar service awaiting you, Poplar Creek Grill serves regulars and first timers with a warmth, smile, and appreciation that keeps everyone coming back.Private rooms for from 20 - 200.

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