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Nini's Coffee Shop

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Cafe,
1000 N Idaho St, San Mateo, CA 94401-1127
+1 650-348-9578
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“garlic burger” (4 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1000 N Idaho St, San Mateo, CA 94401-1127
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A great hidden gem on the Peninsula. Small family run café that has been around forever. Located off the beaten hidden on the edge between a residential and commercial area. Great service and amazing food. The teriyaki steak breakfast is a must. Very tender and...More

Thank Tony J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Nini's this morning for breakfast after dropping the car off at the nearby dealer for service. The restaurant has plenty of sports memorabilia and has the aged look of something from the 30s but with a very distinct character that was pleasing to...More

Thank kgv2828
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a morning of golf across the freeway my friends recommended Nini's. I had never been so why not. The shop is located in a relatively quiet corner right by the 101 freeway. Arriving I noticed a short line of people probably waiting for a...More

Thank Harun R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place to have a super breakfast with friends. Located in the neighborhood of San Mateo. As soon as we came to the front door we were greeted right away and seated in the patio back of the restaurant. No complaints on the...More

Thank Mauro1990
Reviewed 9 September 2018

I was looking for a solid breakfast place south of San Francisco and this is the place. It was crowded but I found a seat at the counter. They serve great helpings and the service was great. Just a perfect place to grab breakfast and...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 5 September 2018

I was here last week with friends. All I f us enjoyed our entrees completely. The service was top notch and the prices were very fair. In addition it is a funky, friendly setting.

Thank Ted A
Reviewed 5 September 2018

That is their claim, they have no shame!!! Hey they close 2:30 on weekends & 3PM on weekdays. Been around since 1955 ... happy staff, good coffee, try a new dish every time you go or get a new favorite - cooks do a super...More

Thank Casual_Joe
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Very friendly atmosphere, surrounded by pictures and memorabilia that take you into the last century. Service is excellent and the dishes outstanding.

Thank Enrique M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Even though we to wait for a table. It was well worth it. Excellent food and service. We love breakfast out when on the road, but went with friends on their advice and really enjoyed the morning and the meal.

Thank sharoth2
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place to eat! The wait can be long, but worth it. Their coffee is delicious and the atmosphere is great too. Staff is friendly and very accommodating

Thank melaniam382
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 N Idaho St, San Mateo, CA 94401-1127
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-348-9578
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