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February 18, 2019

How to Find the Best Restaurants in Redwood City CA

How to choose the best restaurants in the Redwood City Area depends on what you are looking for. Good restaurants in the Redwood City Area are able to accommodate different dining needs. Use this article to find the best restaurants for dates, restaurants for business meetings and restaurants for leisure dining.

The following research by The Prime Buyer's Report identifies the best restaurants in the Redwood City Area including Thai, Chinese, BBQ, breakfast, and more.

 

The TOP 10 Restaurants in San Mateo County CA

The Village Pub Restaurant

(650) 851-9888
2967 Woodside Road
Woodside, CA 94062

Areas Served: Woodside CA, Menlo Park, Redwood City, San Mateo, San Carlos,…

Bay 223 Restaurant

(650) 598-9000
223 Twin Dolphin Dr.
Redwood City, CA 94065

Areas Served: Redwood City CA, Portola Valley, La Honda, San Mateo, Meno…

The Duck Club Restaurant

(650) 330-2790
100 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Areas Served: Menlo Park CA, Atherton, Redwood City, San Mateo, Woodside, Belmont,…

John Bentley’s Restaurant

(650) 851-4988
2991 Woodside Rd
Woodside, CA 94062

Areas Served: San Mateo CA, Redwood City CA, Menlo Park, San Carlos,…

Angelo Mio

(650) 323-3665
820 Santa Cruz Ave
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Areas Served: Burlingame, Redwood City, Foster City, Atherton, Menlo Park, Millbrae, Brisbane

La Scala

(650) 347-3035
1219 Burlingame Ave
Burlingame, CA 94010

Areas Served: Burlingame, Menlo Park, Redwood City, Foster City, Atherton, Brisbane, Millbrae

How to Find the Best Restaurants in Redwood City CA

How to Find Good Restaurants in the Redwood City CA Area for Dates

Expensive restaurants can be a good way to make a great impression on a date but it's not the only way. Sometimes cheap restaurants in the Redwood City Area that are also good restaurants can provide the best date setting. Follow these tips to help you decide on the best restaurants in the Redwood City Area to take a date:

• Find local restaurants in the Redwood City Area located in a spot that's easy for you and your date to find. You'll want to be sure there is street parking nearby or that the restaurants offer free parking or affordable valet parking. Call ahead to see if you can make dining reservations for busy evenings and weekends.

• Depending on the mood you want to set, find restaurants in the Redwood City CA area that are cozy and romantic, or quiet restaurants that have the environment right for getting to know each other. Consider finding casual restaurants for casual dates.

• Find restaurants in the Redwood City Area that have menus that will have choices you both will enjoy. Before you pick a Redwood City Area restaurant, ask your date if he or she has any food preferences or needs, and find Redwood City Area restaurants that can accommodate food allergy requests.

• It's important to find good restaurants in Redwood City CA and the surrounding area that you can afford, but for a first date, the setting may be more important than the cost.  

 

 

Finding Good Restaurants in the Redwood City CA Area for Business Meetings

Many good restaurants in the Redwood City Area welcome business luncheons and business dinners. Because you'll need to find a Redwood City CA area restaurant that will meet the varied tastes of your employees and clients, see the following tips:

• Know the budget for your business luncheon or business dinner. Talk with the restaurant staff and find out if their prices fit your budget. Many good restaurants in the Redwood City Area have a limited menu for corporate lunches that still provides good menu options to please a variety of dining tastes.

• Find out if the Redwood City Area restaurants can seat you in a private room or dining area. This is especially important if you are having a speaker or addressing the group. The best restaurants in the Redwood City CA area should let you visit the facility first to make sure it meets your needs before you book your business lunch or business dinner.

• After you've narrowed down the best restaurants in the Redwood City Area that fit your business dinner needs, take a look at final considerations such as restaurant free parking or valet parking and convenience of the restaurant location.  

 

 

 

 

 How to Find the Best Restaurants in the Redwood City Area for Leisure Dining

In many ways, it should be easier to find good restaurants in the Redwood City CA area for leisure dining or relaxed evenings out than for other reasons. But it's still important to think about the following items to ensure that you have a relaxing time at restaurants in the Redwood City Area.

• Both fine dining restaurants and casual restaurants in the Redwood City Area offer relaxed dining. Look for good restaurants in the Redwood City CA area that offer comfortable seating, moderate lighting and a wide variety of dishes and menu items.

• You may want to choose a fine dining restaurants or casual dining restaurants in the Redwood City Area that have extensive appetizer menus and dessert menus.

• Since many fine dining restaurants and casual dining restaurants in the Redwood City Area are popular for their unique atmospheres, find the restaurants that best suit your dining tastes for unique menu items, inviting restaurant atmosphere, friendly waitstaff, fair menu prices and comfortable seating.

Choose Good Restaurants in Redwood City CA That Can Meet Your Expectations

To be sure you've chosen the best restaurants in the Redwood City Area, it's wise to pick one from our list of the Top 10 Restaurants in the Redwood City Area. Researchers at The Prime Buyer's Report have checked licensing, verified customer satisfaction and certified these as the best restaurants in and around Atherton, Belmont, Brisbane, Broadmoor Village, Burlingame, Colma, Daly City, Emerald Hills, Foster City, Half Moon Bay, Hillsborough, La Honda, Loma Mar, Menlo Park, Millbrae, Moss Beach, Pacifica, Palomar Park, Pescadero, Portola Valley, Princeton by the Sea, Redwood City, San Bruno, San Carlos, San Gregorio, San Mateo, Sharp Park, South SF, West Menlo Park, Woodside, El Granada and Montara CA.

Questions to Ask of Good Restaurants in the Redwood City Area

If you're looking to find restaurants in the Redwood City Area for a special dinner or important night out, you may want to check out some details before you visit. Use the list below to help you find the best restaurants in the Redwood City Area for you.

• Do the Redwood City Area restaurants have parking nearby? Is it street parking or their own free parking lot? Do they offer valet parking? Is there an extra charge for valet parking or is it complementary valet parking?

• Are the Redwood City Area restaurants easy to find and in a nice location?

• What is the dress code at each of the Redwood City CA restaurants?

• Do each of the Redwood City CA restaurants accept credit cards?

• Can these Redwood City Area restaurants serve special dietary needs such as food allergies or gluten-free diets?

• Will you need restaurant reservations? What about on weekends or peak dinner hours?

• Can the Redwood City Area restaurants accommodate large groups, small children or business meetings?

• Do these good restaurants in the Redwood City CA area have liquor licenses to serve alcohol? If not, can you bring in your own bottle of wine or champagne? Is there a corkage fee and if so, how much?

• Do they provide restaurant take-out or restaurant delivery service in your region of the Redwood City Area? Is there an extra charge for food delivery services?  

Knowing the answers to these important questions will help you find the best restaurants in the Redwood City Area, including Atherton, Belmont, Brisbane, Broadmoor Village, Burlingame, Colma, Daly City, Emerald Hills, Foster City, Half Moon Bay, Hillsborough, La Honda, Loma Mar, Menlo Park, Millbrae, Moss Beach, Pacifica, Palomar Park, Pescadero, Portola Valley, Princeton by the Sea, Redwood City, San Bruno, San Carlos, San Gregorio, San Mateo, Sharp Park, South SF, West Menlo Park, Woodside, El Granada and Montara.

 

Etiquette At Good Restaurants in Redwood City CA

Dining Out in Restaurants in the Redwood City Area with Children

Many good restaurants in the Redwood City Area can accommodate families with small children. If you have a toddler or an infant, ask the restaurant host or hostess for a high chair or a baby seat. Ideally, if your child begins to cry or becomes distracting to other restaurant patrons, it is important to take your child to the lobby or a quieter area where you can calm him or her without interrupting the other restaurant patrons.  This is especially important with fine dining restaurants (also known as "white tablecloth restaurants" in the Redwood City Area).

Addressing Problems with Restaurants in the Redwood City CA Area

If you don't like your meal or if your food was incorrectly prepared, the best restaurants in the Redwood City Area will work with you to make you satisfied. Calmly and quietly describe the problem to your server so you don't disrupt other restaurant patrons. A great restaurant server will quickly replace the meal. If there is a problem, ask to see a restaurant manager.

Tipping Etiquette at Redwood City Area Restaurants

The average tip at great Redwood City Area restaurants is 15-20%. In cases where your restaurant service was exceptional, a 20-25% tip is appropriate.  

If you receive poor service at restaurants in the Redwood City CA area, remember that it isn't always clear who is to blame. Many restaurant patrons want to know if they still have to tip the wait staff at restaurants if the service isn't good. First, give the restaurant staff a chance to fix the problem. Talk with your restaurant server and see if he or she can come up with a solution. You may also ask to talk with the restaurant manager. If you aren't pleased with how the situation was handled, leave a 10% tip and a short note describing your problem with the service at the Redwood City Area restaurant. Only in extreme cases should you not tip your restaurant server at genuinely good restaurants in Atherton, Belmont, Brisbane, Broadmoor Village, Burlingame, Colma, Daly City, Emerald Hills, Foster City, Half Moon Bay, Hillsborough, La Honda, Loma Mar, Menlo Park, Millbrae, Moss Beach, Pacifica, Palomar Park, Pescadero, Portola Valley, Princeton by the Sea, Redwood City, San Bruno, San Carlos, San Gregorio, San Mateo, Sharp Park, South SF, West Menlo Park, Woodside, El Granada and Montara.

Resources About Good Restaurants in Redwood City CA

Regualtory Bodies & Trade Associations for Restaurants in the Redwood City Area

ABC California Dept of Alcoholic Beverage Control (http://www.abc.ca.gov/)
CRA California Restaurant Association (http://www.calrest.org/go/CRA/)
NRA National Restaurant Association (http://www.restaurant.org/)
IH&RA International Hotel & Restaurant Association (http://www.ih-ra.com/)
GRA Green Restaurant Association (http://www.dinegreen.com/)
CSRA Council of State Restaurant Associations (http://www.israe.org/)   
BIRA Best Independent Restaurants Association (http://www.bestindependentrestaurants.org/)
BBB Better Business Bureau (http://www.bbb.com/)

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The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for TOP 10 Restaurants in the Redwood City Area within the following zip codes:

94011, 94083, 94064, 94037, 94026, 94018, 94017, 94016, 94062, 94038, 94098, 94014, 94030, 94096, 94080, 94010, 94028, 94066, 94403, 94015, 94025, 94065, 94402, 94005, 94021, 94063, 94401, 94002, 94020, 94061, 94074, 94027, 94019, 94060, 94128, 94404, 94044 and 94070

 

The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for TOP 10 Restaurants in the Redwood City Area within the following cities:

Atherton, Belmont, Brisbane, Broadmoor Village, Burlingame, Colma, Daly City, Emerald Hills, Foster City, Half Moon Bay, Hillsborough, La Honda, Loma Mar, Menlo Park, Millbrae, Moss Beach, Pacifica, Palomar Park, Pescadero, Portola Valley, Princeton by the Sea, Redwood City, San Bruno, San Carlos, San Gregorio, San Mateo, Sharp Park, South SF, West Menlo Park, Woodside, El Granada and Montara