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Nini's Coffee Shop

) #1 of 5 Coffee & Tea in San Mateo #1 of 366 Places to Eat in San Mateo ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Cafe,
1000 N Idaho St, San Mateo, CA 94401-1127
+1 650-348-9578
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“home fries” (9 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1000 N Idaho St, San Mateo, CA 94401-1127
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Reviews (253)
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We,ve stucked in Sfr overnight, because of an delayed flight. This place was one of the best choices, we love trip advisor ;) Kindly employee s, good coffee, great breakfast, on the next west coast trip we will remind it ;) Best regards, Nadine &...More

Thank Dirk H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best diner in San Mateo area. All day-breakfast, signature recipe and more! Staffs and servers is warm enough to melt your heart and bring you the best dishes in town. Make sure you come in earlier on Weekend, if you want to skip the...More

Thank FelineNICO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place, hidden gem, and all-around exceptional value. Not the easiest place to find if you don't know where it is, but when you get there you'll be pleased. Nestled on a tree lined street in "a corner" of San Mateo, locals know this...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is definitely a place with a lot of character. We often sit on the heated patio and the kids like to play "I Spy" with the funky decor that they have hanging. Everything is very yummy but I especially like the Benedict and the...More

Thank FamilyVacation15
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a local neighborhood establishment that used to be a locals "in the know" place. They have large portions and always work hard to give the best service. Unfortunately, the word is now out and they have a crowd lined up out the door...More

Thank cindymD1465KC
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is quiet a "hidden Gem". A hole in the wall but food is amazing. Try the Fresh Orange Juice. The lunch menu is great too. I tried the picatta once and it was amazing.

Thank Anuja C
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This is a family favorite. We used to live near by and my dad was a regular there. Great, freshly prepared food and nostalgic atmosphere. Seating in the patio section is always fun. Too bad it is not our secret place anymore. Go on a...More

Thank David1101
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Would never have found this restaurant if not for trip advisor. Hidden in a residential street with few businesses around the area, it is near the frontage road. It is a very unassuming restaurant that belies the cute and well appointed little coffee shop with...More

Thank Travelwithnise
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Unbelievable! All fresh ingredients, friendly staff, best breakfast around The bacon, avocado, cheddar cheese and tomato omelette topped with sour cream is so good, it could make you slap your mother--in-law 😆

Thank Larry G
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I've been coming here for years. It's a good solid place to go to for good food. We never go on the weekends unless u go super early. Otherwise, u hit the weekend crowds. I usually go on the weekday and always get in right...More

Thank Kimaf
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 14:30
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
  • E-mail
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