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3rd Avenue, San Mateo, CA
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San Mateo, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has become my new go-to casual place for coffee and wine. I love meeting my friends here - the atmosphere is relaxing and fun, zero pretentiousness. I do not drink beer, but my friends do, and they like the selection. I have eaten a few things here (quiche and salad). Both were made same day and delicious. I love... More 

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San Mateo, California
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94 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This place is great for sitting with a book or computer and getting some work done. It's a wide open space and has a European vibe. This is why I've given it a "Very Good" rating. HOWEVER, the owner isn't particularly friendly. I've also seen him complain loudly on several occasions about clients who he doesn't believe are ordering enough... More 

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Carlisle, Massachusetts
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196 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015

A very comfortable place, accommodating staff, a simple pleasure. Street-side tables add to the ambiance.

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Thank Paul D
San Mateo, California
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2013

I found this place a little over a year ago, and have been going back ever since. Nice change of pace instead of the usual coffee house chains. Owner is friendly and accommodating! All the servers are very friendly and helpful. Nice assortment of snacks and even maybe a glass of wine. Every time I want a cup of coffee... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3rd Avenue, San Mateo, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?