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Specialty's Cafe & Bakery

1886 S Norfolk St, San Mateo, CA 94403-1102
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
3 Jul 2017
“Delicious sandwich and salad”
13 Feb 2017
“Good lunch stop or just coffee”
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06:00 - 18:00All hours
Cafe, Soups
1886 S Norfolk St, San Mateo, CA 94403-1102
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Fresh bread and ingredients make for fabulous sandwiches. You can order ahead. So far haven't had anything I wouldn't order again.

Thank Pindari62
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Usually have coffee and a baked good, occasionally lunch. Sandwiches are fresh and the breads are outstanding ... lots of choices. Baked good are fresh and "non" caloric.

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We were looking for a breakfast place that was close by our hotel and I found Peet's Coffee. My wife and I had the breakfast sandwiches. I thought the bacon was over cooked. but the rest of the meal hit the spot. If you like...More

Thank Kimo17051
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

They give great service. The food is good too. I love the app. They just got the android hooked to them which is what I have. Now not only can I order my lunch on line but my coffee too. They have Peets which is...More

Thank Abbsuz
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I can't say enough about Specialty !! I've been to the Foster City and San Mateo locations and the staff is always friendly and helpful ! Everything from the sandwiches to the salads are always fresh and tasty !!! My weakness though are the baked...More

Thank xprsoqn
Reviewed 25 May 2016

As the title of the review states we ordered online the night before, requested a time for pick up. It was exactly as ordered and waiting for us when we got there. Love the turkey and cranberry sandwich. All their breads are delicious, the cookies...More

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 21 April 2016

So many choices of good sandwiches. Soups are also excellent. I often bring my paperwork in along with my computer. After eating an early lunch, I do some computer and paperwork update and then pick-up the kids. The day old cookies are also a huge...More

Thank bzbeehive
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Fresh baked pasteries every morning, wow the flavor of the cranberries, blueberries, whoa doggie! I came back the next morning after a cholesterol reality check a got oatmeal with all kinds of toppings, just so I could go back in the afternoon to browse and...More

Thank Lacharles J
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Amazing cookies and sandwiches. The sandwiches stand apart from others due to the amazingly fresh bread they use. However, the true reason I come is for the cookies. I am a fan and will return for the chocolate chip cookies!

Thank npcx4
Reviewed 5 December 2014

Purchased a bunch of sandwiches and cookies for my camping trip. It was to be our first night with 4 different families and we knew we wouldn't have time to cook. Ordered the sandwich trays which gave a variety of sandwiches and as always, they...More

Thank Imelda V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1886 S Norfolk St, San Mateo, CA 94403-1102
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
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