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Celia's Mexican Restaurant

504 Peninsula Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-1612
+1 650-343-5886
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
504 Peninsula Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-1612
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 kathleenvaras
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 Larry1778
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I won't go back here until they have remodeled the bathroom. It was disgusting and sticky on the floor, the mortar in between the tile was BLACK of dirt and whatever else?? The toilet itself was somewhat clean...but could use a huge upgrade. Just NOT...More

Thank Squeekie
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We've been going to Celia's for 25 years. Their food is consistent and prices are reasonable. They recented renovated their San Mateo location. It is great for a couple or families. We'v also been to another San Mateo location. Many people will be surprised to...More

Thank 928rosemaryr
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Consistently good food, big selection, quick and friendly service, comfy atmosphere for the 20-plus years we have been going there. Nothing trendy, just tasty food, big portions, and well priced for this area.

Thank Julie O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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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