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The Kitchen

279 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030-2607
+1 650-692-9688
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good51%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“dim sum” (29 reviews)
“tofu skin” (2 reviews)
“bbq pork” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Seafood
$$ - $$$
279 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030-2607
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21 - 30 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 19 April 2016

The restaurant adds additional tables to accommodate more people. Quality of food suffered in addition to the uncomfortable sitting arrangement. Will avoid in the future.

Thank Kuei Jung L
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Everything we had was hot and freshly made. The dim sum was very good, hot, large pieces, good quality and fresh. If you noticed lunch and dinner it's pretty much all foreign born Chinese eating there, which means it must be good... A definite place...More

Thank Kimaf
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

A sister of coworker who lives here recommended this as a must stop place to dine when in the area. Supposedly less pretentious and the dim sums were just as good as Koi Palace. The Kitchen Restaurant had three plaques on display showing their Michelin...More

1  Thank Wood77
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

The food is authentic and tastes good. The menu offers variety to please everyone. I only tried dinner here, but heard that it is also popular for Dimsum at lunch time and the hot tea served for Dimsum is free. That is a pretty good...More

Thank flora z
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Came here for dim sum on a weekday. Based on reading reviews, I was expecting a long wait but in fact, they were able to seat us immediately. We ordered the staples (shrimp dumplings, shrimp rice noodles, steamed meat dumplings, sesame balls) as well as...More

1  Thank cacheng88
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Heads up! They cannot understand English!! Heads up! They cannot understand English!! Heads up! They cannot understand English!!

Thank T O
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Dim Sum on a Sunday morning is a great way to start a Sunday! Doing it at The Kitchen is a thoroughly enjoyable experience. After a 30 min wait, we were promptly seated and servers with their various Dim Sum offerings started appearing. Everything was...More

Thank Othello_Jago_2008
Reviewed 15 June 2015

We've been to the Kitchen a number of times for dim sum and dinner. The food is always very good, right up there with Koi Palace. Parking the the area can be tough to find sometimes, but generally not a problem during weekday evenings. The...More

Thank Terence L
Reviewed 12 June 2015

The Kitchen was recommended by the hotel receptionist across the street. The menu was great and the food was truly outstanding however I felt the service for non asians was definitely different (less then ideal) than the service for the Asian patrons. The food made...More

1  Thank Mikey256
Reviewed 13 April 2015

I love to come here with a large group(especially my adopted Chinese family). It's so much fun. They usually send someone ahead(especially on Sundays) because it becomes very crowded. The dim sum is so good. I've actually learned some of the Cantonese names for the...More

1  Thank jo k
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030-2607
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Millbrae
  • Phone Number: +1 650-692-9688
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