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Cafe Salina

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235 Broadway, Millbrae, CA 94030-2507
+1 650-692-2992
08:30 - 23:00
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Sun 08:30 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Redwood City, California
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191 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

As per the title, that's my favorite thing to order at this restaurant. It's great that they're open late too. Lots of seating capacity. Customer service is average.

Thank Timothy Y
San Francisco, California
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351 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 543 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

Cafe Salina has been one of our favorites go-to Cantonese place for some nice comfort food whether at lunch or during late night snacks. Personal favorites are shredded pork with bean sprouts over pan-fried noodles, Hainan Chicken, and Filet Fish stirred fried. It's a bit far from home so we make a point to come here on the way to... More 

Thank toga1k
Genoa, Nevada
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133 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

This Italian restaurant was an easy walk from our hotel. It is in a block full of Asian offerings, which are less formal. The food was very good. It was impressively busy on an early Thursday evening. Service was up to par and I enjoy my eggplant Parmesan very much. Extensive wine list.

Thank DrKeithEvan
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537 reviews
351 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

This restaurant has improved since my last visit. It appeared to be cleaner and the food has improved. The Sweet and Sour Rock Cod was cooked perfectly, with a light crispy coating to the cod and a delicious sauce. The fried rice was moist and tasty, perfectly cooked. This is all we ordered and still had enough leftover to take... More 

Thank Modestotrekkerl
New York City, New York
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193 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

Excellent location in Millbrae, just off Millbrae Avenue. A good place to duck into before the last leg to the airport. Wide variety of dishes, very warm service (rare for this type of place), locals dining there as they seemed to have done many times before. Get creative and buy something to go for the plane...

Thank WorldSki
United States
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2014

kudos for the atmosphere, you hardly ever see a hk style cafe with this style of decor in the us. come for the atmosphere and not for the food. food here is hit and miss at best, price is a little pricey but it it is good ... then it is worth it! owner love and know the type of... More 

Thank jim l
san francisco
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310 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2014

I went here with friends --- it is average Chinese Food -- I tried several dishes including beef brisket over noodles (good), fish over veges (also good; fish was fresh), steak (to tough to eat), and pot stickers (better at other restaurants). Other comments: Service: good Prices: cheap Ambiance: ok So come here if you want reasonable chinese food for... More 

Thank bbb57aolcom
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537 reviews
351 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2014

We ordered the Sweet and Sour Cod for $9.95. It tasted great. We also had the Salted Fish Fried Rice for $9.95. We loved that, too. However, we understand that a lot of people won't like the salted fish fried rice. The waitress asked us before we ordered whether we had tried it. Since we had, we ordered it. However,... More 

Thank Modestotrekkerl
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186 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2014

I had the fried Calamari as an appetizer(it would of been better if it was mixed, bodies and tentacles, but it was only bodies)and for the main dish the spicy prawns. As a suggestion, the prawns would have been good to be accompanied by a spinach soup or some other vegetable soup. Other than that, we enjoyed the food.

Thank Mauro1990
San Francisco
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100 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2012

This restaurant used to have better food. Recent changes (ownership and kitchen)hurt the quality of the food. It tried to upgrade from previous menu but I believe it failed. The waitress suggested a chafing dish. After it arrived, the flame kept on going out. The lamb was tough and chewy.

Thank Albert C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Restaurant features
Open Hours
08:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 Broadway, Millbrae, CA 94030-2507
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Millbrae
  • Phone Number: +1 650-692-2992

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?