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Celia's Mexican Restaurant

504 Peninsula Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-1612
+1 650-343-5886
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (10 reviews)
“beans” (6 reviews)
“enchiladas” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
504 Peninsula Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-1612
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 19 August 2018

Tired and hungry for Mexican food....so Celia's was our choice. Chips and salsa were above the normal and I had shredded beef enchilada, chiles Relleno and refried beans. Great tastes and beans were perfectly served on the super hot plate like it's supposed to. Hubby...More

Thank hollyo122
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We had a large group in town for a wedding. Our reservation somehow was placed on the wrong date. However, even though they were unable to put us in the private room, they quickly set up space for us and made it a great evening....More

Thank Kaki T
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

A very casual place to eat, Celia’s is a great choice for Mexican food. The chips and salsa are a great starter. The salsa has a nice spice to it. The waiter was very attentive to our needs as well as the rest of the...More

Thank 820Junior
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We were a family of four that visited for dinner. We 3 combo dishes and a double enchilada. It was more than plenty of good food. We got boxes for leftovers. The service was very nice. This evening a mariachi band was playing at the...More

Thank Frank F
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Coming from a Hispanic family in the San Joaquin Valley{ Food capitol of the world} The food was the most flavorful Mexican food i have experienced anywhere. My wives family has been eating here for multiple generations and now my taste buds know why.The plates...More

Thank rmajchen
Reviewed 22 February 2018

We always enjoy Celia's when we're craving Mexican, but Happy Hour is the time to go for sure. The combo sampler is less than $3 and fills me up (along with a couple of $5 margaritas). If we want a little more we'll get the...More

Thank amatt558
Reviewed 18 December 2017

They always have it ready when I get there. The food is hot and delicious, appetizers to entrees. We get a wide variety of items.

Thank VolunteerMom4Life
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We have been going to Celia's for many years and it is the restaurant of choice for family celebrations. We enjoy being there and then they make birthdays special! :-)

Thank Kathi V
Reviewed 23 October 2017

service still good. food better than most Mexican restaurants. parking a little tough with small lot but normally good on street. prices are good on specials. lots of food

Thank dcs1755
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Following a long flight from Orlando this am, and a successful business meeting in Palo Alto, I decided for a mid day late lunch. Thoroughly enjoyed this restaurant near my hotel. Highly recommended. Friendly wait staff and nice Mexican music.

Thank JerseyMike1778
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 504 Peninsula Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-1612
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-343-5886
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