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Vault 164

$$ - $$$American, ,
164 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-3909
+1 650-348-8164
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pork chop” (2 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
164 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-3909
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I went with girlfriends for lunch and we had the very best hamburger we've all had in a long time and also a delicious Portobello mushroom sandwich that was about 5 inches high and the bread and rolls they came on were fabulous. We shared...More

Thank Ruth N
Reviewed 29 June 2017

My husband and I love coming here for a romantic dinner. The food is always fresh and delicious, and the prices are reasonable for the area. We've never experienced a bad meal or bad service so far. Their menu and wine selections are varied, so...More

Thank sacredtoes
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Family get together including celebrations was the cause of our visit. The staff went out of their way to do everything possible to serve us well including complimentary deserts for the honorees For my tastes, the menu was a bit odd. Food was ok. Prices...More

Thank WillieMacfan
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Had the burger, and it was massive. Yucca fries were good. Overall, we were all surprised by how big the portions were (even what was labeled as small plates).

Thank JacqConn
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Came here on recommendation while staying near the airport. Recommend taking a cab as parking was a little hard. Also recommend a reservation if during a busy time. If you check in on Facebook, you can get free brussel sprout chips. The food was pretty...More

Thank Christirdh
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Vault 146 delivers classic American cuisine ... with a twist or two. The setting in an old Bank gives the space an open and expansive feeling with high ceilings and columns and has plenty of booths and tables. Service was also excellent; friendly, welcoming and...More

Thank The_bald_gourmet
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had the pleasure of dining at Vault 164 last Wednesday night and found the entire experience to be a highly enjoyable one. Dining here after hearing rave reviews from several of our food-loving friends was a night out we shall repeat again soon. Service...More

Thank treborz1
Reviewed 19 September 2016

As out-of-towners that pretty much chose this restaurant at random, my daughter and I couldn't help but wish we lived closer so we could go more often! We were really impressed and happy with our choice of Vault 164 and the whole experience. The meal...More

Thank Jeanette G
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We went by this restaurant many times at San Mateo downtown and somehow never tried it until this time. It was a pleasant surprise. The menu is quite expansive and just about the right portion. The restaurant decor is modern but with touch of classic...More

Thank LakeviewMan
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We took four adults and two children at at 5.45pm for dinner. Reception good, seating good, waitress very good. As Europeans we found the menu slightly disappointing. Their trademark "sprout chips" were awful - greasy and an inappropriate appetiser. Our mains were very good and...More

1  Thank ptgurr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-3909
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-348-8164
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