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John Bentley's

2915 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94061-4003
+1 650-365-7777
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“hanger steak” (11 reviews)
“scallops” (13 reviews)
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American, Contemporary
2915 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94061-4003
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

If you like John Bentley's you need go soon since the owner is retiring and closing the business. I had the hanger steak last night and it was terrific. They have an extensive wine list but it is a little pricey.

Thank jlg3000
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised with this wonderful restaurant. The atmosphere was warm, cozy and not loud, which was amazing! Enjoyed an amazing Beet/Ravioli salad and sumptuous sword fish. Our waiter Dean was the most pleasant person and it felt like we had a private dining experience....More

Thank mamakas44
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

A traditional and very good restaurant, Barman great value. Food was great, with a very clear and succinct summary of ingredients and sauces by said barman. Not cheap, but an upmarket and very good restaurant.

Thank Glyndwr100
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Bentley's is a local favorite opened by long time resident John Bentley years ago. It is a great place to have a nice lunch or dinner. Not necessarily for every day dining. More for special occasions. Choosing between the salmon and the chicken salad at...More

Thank daschpitch
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This is a high-class, refined restaurant with top-notch food, service and presentation. One of the best in this part of the world.

Thank ruthiewilkins1
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I happened upon this restaurant with a colleague and luckily we were able to get a table without a reservation. We weren't looking for a big meal, and I felt judged by the server when I ordered a smoked salmon salad and bowl of soup...More

Thank wonderlust234
Reviewed 24 May 2017

For a quiet and peaceful dining experience and quality American-style dishes, John Bentley's is lovely choice. There is ample free parking in the rear and service is professional.

Thank naokofujii
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I've been here a few times for hosted medical meetings. My expectations for great food and service have regularly been met. Mixed drinks are very good. Entrees are on the higher-priced spectrum and includes hanger steak,rib-eye steak, ahi,sole & pork chops. Starter dishes offer foie...More

Thank Bill F
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We had a birthday dinner here. The food and service are excellent. I had the shrimp and ricotta appetizer and the Seared Scallops for the main course. I asked that the scallops be fully cooked rather than just seared and they were happy to do...More

Thank Reenie94061
Reviewed 29 March 2017

the food is excellent although not particularly unusual. staff is knowledgeable and friendly. my only complaint is that it can get very noisy at night..the bar is busy!!

Thank asbowers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2915 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94061-4003
    (Selby Ln.)
  • Public Transportation: AC Transit
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-365-7777
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