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Tannourine Restaurant

120 W 25th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403-2208
+1 650-638-1960
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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“kebab” (5 reviews)
“tabouli” (2 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
$$ - $$$
120 W 25th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403-2208
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

We accidentally came across this restaurant while killing time before boarding our flight at SFO. We were there for lunch. Food was fantastic and service was good. White tablecloths and a large front window makes it feel upscale and fun. The atmosphere is great but...More

Thank Carol O
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This family owned restaurant is one of the best middle eastern restaurants in the bay area. All of the food is not only authentic but presented beautifully. The flavors and textures are nearly perfect, from the starters to the main courses, into the deserts. The...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

After a great starter with a combo of cold and warm maze (odeuvre) I got a delicious lamb shank. Tender and perfect seasoned the Lebanese way. The Lebanese chilled white wine was lovely and worked great both for the starter and the main. I'll be...More

Thank lholsen
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I went there with my cousins to try out some middle eastern food.The place was quiet that afternoon and the waiter asked us if we are ordering any grilled meat so that the staff can fire up the grill. At first, we were about to...More

Thank Sam S
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my meal here. The staff was very friendly and the kebab very good. The place was a bit deserted at the time but the waiter kept me company.

Thank taarhaug
Reviewed 29 March 2016

The staff at this restaurant are very hospitable, friendly and value their customers. THe food is excellent, portions are good, and all food is very fresh. The waiter, Stefan, was "one of a kind" and provided A+ service. We very much enjoyed our meal and...More

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Went to eat dinner and watch a Middle Eastern Dance show with live music. Seating capacity is 70, so it's a small place. Found lots of people of different ethnic back grounds here, all were treated equally, with one exception. This is a Lebanese restaurant....More

Thank Peter E
Reviewed 10 October 2015

My mother and I had dinner at Tannourine tonight using a Dinner for Two Groupon Deal and before starting to write this one star review, I actually re-read the reviews when I saw that the overall review was around a 4 star for this restaurant....More

3  Thank foodieFosterCity
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed a very pleasant meal, service was friendly and efficient, food was delicious, all with authentic flavor and the right blend of spices. The room is a little old fashioned, like a comfortable sofa, we will be going back

Thank peter w
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Delightful place with live music and dancers. Great service. Beer and wine to boot. Had moussaka, mezza combo platter and mjadra (lentils and rice), which came with a lovely green salad. As much pita bread as you would like and a complimentary tzaziki like dip....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 19
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 W 25th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403-2208
    (Flores St.)
  • Public Transportation: El Camino Real is 1 block away, just a couple of blocks away from Bay Meadows.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-638-1960
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