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Terrace Cafe

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1100 El Camino Real, Best Western El Rancho Inn, Millbrae, CA 94030-2015 (Center Street)
+1 650-742-5588
07:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Vacaville, California
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411 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 340 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have dined several times throughout the years at the Terrace Cafe. This restaurant is located at the El Rancho Inn. It is not a fancy place, but it is clean, the service is normally quite good, and the food is good as well.

Thank DennisAtkinson
Big Sur, California
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

We always enjoy the Terrace Café when we stay at the Best Western El Rancho Inn, Millbrae, CA. The food and service is very good and the café offers room service for the inn. The staff is excellent, kind and helpful. The ambiance is relaxing and a great place to eat when traveling.

Thank dkbuck2016
Sin City, Nevada
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274 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Was staying at the BW & popped in for Saturday breakfast. Over all everything pretty good. At 8am, there were plenty of seats, and was seated pretty fast. The only server on was in the kitchen, so I had to wait until he saw me at the podium. The breakfast menu is pretty much the norm, and I ordered coffee,... More 

Thank bu1larry
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Not gourmet breakfast by any means - some thing in between "coffee and a donut" and "normal" hotel breakfast, but you could get what you needed - and there was coffee ;)

Thank karsten lumbye j
Needham, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Know that If you're staying at the best western, you can get decent food until 10pm. Pleasant and accommodating, but not worth a special trip.

Thank Ricketee
Humboldt County, California
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We usually eat in the bar for a lighter menu and enjoy some of the appetizers and salads. I like the calamari and the beet salad. They also have a nice Pinot Grigio and a good beer selection as well as wines. You can also order room service from this menu. Dine outside when it's warm or enjoy a cocktail.... More 

Thank CMC_03
Sacramento, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel before our flight at SFO and decided to try the restaurant. Nani our bartender was amazing! We started with happy hour and had the coconut prawns.. probably the best I've ever had. Decided to have dinner at the bar. Ordered the salmon and risotto, again.. exceptional.. leaving here feeling like I had great service..Nani rocks... More 

Thank cherrypoptart
Los Banos
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The Terrace Cafe is fabulous small quaint restaurant. With outdoor setting or lovely indoor dinning. Italian style menu with some of the best tasting meatballs. Good wine selection, wonderful professional friendly waiter. It was a great experience.

Thank DarcKloud
Washington State
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199 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We purchased a breakfast plan with our stay at the El Rancho Best Western. Delicious, hearty breakfast with excellent service made our mornings brighter.

Thank ShelleyG33
Anaheim, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I had the salmon for dinner and chocolate mousse for dessert. Both were excellent. I heard that the vegetable risotto was equally delicious.

Thank marymaemayor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
07:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
07:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
07:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
07:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
07:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
07:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 El Camino Real, Best Western El Rancho Inn, Millbrae, CA 94030-2015
    (Center Street)
  • Public Transportation: 6 Blocks from Caltrain and Bart. On El Camino Real SamTrans line
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Millbrae
  • Phone Number: +1 650-742-5588

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?