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B Street & Vine

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Wine Bar, Italian
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320 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-4020
+1 650-347-8463
09:00 - 21:00
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Burlingame, California
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The concept is great. The wine and food are fun and interesting. But the service is just awful, based on one visit at lunch on Saturday. My server couldn't talk about the wine choices (which are quite good). He just wanted to take my order and rush off. I had to wait 15 minutes when I ordered a second wine.... More 

Thank Greg S
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Been here a dozen times and never been disappointed. The Bruschetta choices are all good, my personal fav is the Gorgonzola and honey. Always start wit a round of Bruschetta's and then split a panini because that is plenty of food for 2. The wine choices are excellent and they do a nice pour.

Thank Mitchstewart
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

My trip to B Street and Vine came out of the need to surprise a friend (who hates both birthdays AND surprises). Another friend made reservations for 8pm that seemed unnecessary when we arrived at 7:50ish and were shown to a table of choosing,( we needed to accommodate an infant), showing the FOH staff did a great job of making... More 

Thank T Lynn R
San Mateo, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

The menu is fine. It has a light menu. There' music on Thursdays and if you go with friends it's a great, fun and satisfying night out. It seems packed most times. Good for lunch, but you miss out on the fun atmosphere and good music!

Thank Dildar P
Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We had a pleasant light meal with friends at this neighborhood eatery. Our friends live in San Mateo and recommended we eat here. We had bruschetta and salad for our meal and they accommodated my wife's preference for gluten free bread. Everything was reasonably priced and the food was tasty. A local "one person band" topped off the evening playing... More 

Thank Bill D
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79 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

I've been there with friends a couple of times. I love getting a bruschetta plate to split. Some of their toppings are really amazing. Service is usually quick and friendly. Wait times are short

Thank 3nvi
San Mateo, California
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182 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Dinner with friends before a movie. I've wanted to try B St. very unimpressed. Ordered plate of mixed bruschetta. Very good and plenty for two people to share. Had the smoke salmon, white bean with sun-dried tomato, Olive tapenade and Brie with apples. Highly recommend the brie with apples and smoke salmon bruschetta. Wine prices are good, about $30 a... More 

Thank Tiny_Bubbles007
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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103 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

got sent here for a business dinner for some reason the guy who hosted it picked this place. the menu is a mess....salads, appetizers and sandwiches? no pizza or pasta? everything is a panini? To me this is a lunch menu place that is open for dinner by mistake. the bruschetta was on thick toast, the panini's were made with... More 

Thank easyrider_1234
San Francisco, California
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81 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Eating spots can be divided into two different kinds of places. The first ones are running with passion of their owners, the second ones are oriented to maximize the profits. Unfortunately, B Street & Vine I can classify as the place with no love to food. During my visit the owners were standing all the time close to the cash... More 

Thank Acidov
San MAteo, CA
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

It is not always easy to accommodate a group of 12, but they had it down. Our entire experience there was a good one (not easy to please 12 people all at once) and the food was delicious, wines yummy and fairly priced.

Thank kristifred

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Wine Bar, Italian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-4020
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-347-8463

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