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Isla Restaurant

422 San Mateo Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066-4417
+1 650-872-5008
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good60%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lumpia” (5 reviews)
“crispy pata” (4 reviews)
“pork” (3 reviews)
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422 San Mateo Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066-4417
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend recommended this place for us to meet with dinner. I've never been to San Bruno but it's just 45 minutes from San Francisco via uber so its okay. I thought this must be a good Filipino restaurant and I was correct. The place...More

Thank Dreamy7174
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

You must go with a crowd, all the better to order a range of foods served family style. The menu is extensive and it’s hard to settle for just one thing. Our group of 7 had sisig—both the pork and the bangus—and it was awesome....More

Thank Cristina C A
Reviewed 19 February 2018

I discovered this resto while going to Cleo right next door, A Brazilian place, BTW great food and service there...I went back on Sat to Isla and got take out...Pancit Canton, Garlic Rice, Chicken Adobo, and Lumpia Shanghai...Brought it home and I thought I was...More

Thank tomthompson2000
Reviewed 6 December 2017

A bilao is a flat round-shaped rice winnower usually made from woven wood - a traditional implement in the Philippines - used in this restaurant to display all the food served to your table in a buffet style, except everything your group ordered would be...More

Thank 868riaw
Reviewed 15 April 2017

How often does a traveler from Utah get to try authentic (?) Philapeno Food? Found on TripAdvisor, and really enjoyed it. We're the only non-native, which surprised us. Good service with a good menu describing the meals. I'm not big on peanut and coconut sauces,...More

Thank rohausser
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Came here for dinner. My cousin comes here a lot so they did the ordering of food. Prices were reasonable and plenty. The best was the Squid Adobo. Nest time I'm in the area, would definitely come back!

Thank dancelovah4life
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Its the last shop before you get to the gas station, as a point of reference its right next Roma Deli and just down from Sweet Connections Ice cream shop. We got a to go order of lumpia shanghia, they gave us lots jufran banana...More

Thank garyexpat
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Based on a recommendation from a nearby business employee we ate here and were not disappointed. The food is very good. Service was friendly. I found the menu a bit confusing as I have not eaten this type of cuisine before. The server was very...More

Thank annn884
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We found this restaurant which was close to our hotel on Tripadvisor. You can be pretty sure that the food is authentic when you walk in and you are pretty much the only non-natives in the restaurant.We don't have much knowledge of Filipino dining so...More

1  Thank slh1078
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Great Filipino food that feels like a home cooked meal in America. I had my very first meal in this restaurant when I git to the US.

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19 March 2017|
Response from slh1078 | Reviewed this property |
There is street parking in the area so it shouldn't be a big issue.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 422 San Mateo Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066-4417
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Bruno
  • Phone Number: +1 650-872-5008
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