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The Cheesecake Factory

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Hillsdale Shopping Center, San Mateo, CA 94403
+1 650-638-0310
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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San Mateo, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my family for an early dinner tonight. The wait was about 25 minutes (not too bad). The server was nice but after taking our dinner order, she comes us and tell us she is off duty and we got a new server. That would not have been that bad but our food show up at three different times.... More 

Thank comp788
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a night of shopping, we decided to go here and eat dinner. Seating took us 45 minutes. We were seated at our table and all of our plates and cutlery were set out. Yet, there wasn't enough plates and some of the cutlery was dirty. We asked for it to be changed and it was. I ordered the dynamite... More 

Thank Sohail D
San Bruno, California, United States
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was impressed. I went in there not knowing what to expect. It was my first time at a Cheesecake Factory. I had heard a lot about the restaurant but never gotten around to trying it. The inside was modern and clean. The server was very nice, and the food was really good. I can't say anything about the actual... More 

Thank Darwin G
San Mateo, California
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52 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very good casual restaurant with many good selections, friendly and helpful services, plus the best choices of excellent cheese cakes:)

Thank Kallen C
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We tried the one in Union Square (7th floor of Macy's) the queue was very long so we assume this restaurant must be good. Turns out the dish was very disappointing and quite pricey as well. We end up spending $55 for 2 kids meal, 1 main and 1 slice of cheese cake. The cheese cake was ok (Im hoping... More 

Thank apriliana_lim
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Amazing cheesecakes, the food here is average although you can go for the oreo shake, it is nice. We got 6-8 cheesecakes and picked up from the restaurant. The cheesecakes were amazing. My personal favorite would be Choclate tuxedo cream and Key lime cheesecake. But the other falvours are worth trying. The ones which we tried were key lime, choclate... More 

Thank Soni1287
Palm Harbor, Florida
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147 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

They is nothing different about this cheesecake factory. Same menu, same quality, same prices. Located at one end of hillsdale mall, the wait can be long if you go at popular times.

Thank charliespal2
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This decor is really up to date and fancy . It lures you in with their spaciousness and this place is bustling with the vibes of a real good stuff here. Of course we had their house Cheese Cake to go ith our coffee . Recommend you should not miss a Good Cheese Cake if you are a lover of... More 

Thank calvinchan
Fresno, CA
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Four of us ate here for an early lunch so there was no wait on a Saturday. All of our entrees were wonderful including- kobe burger, jambalaya, chicken pasta, and the cheesecake was fabulous of course. Our server was attentive and friendly. Three of the four of us took a portion of our meal home.

1 Thank AnnetteFresno_CA
Redwood City, California
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I had fish tacos and calamari appetizer. The calamari was great, but the tacos not so great. My daughter had the meatloaf. She ordered the lunch and it was huge. It was very tasty. My other daughter ordered chicken and biscuits. A really big portion so she ended up taking half of it home. We had dessert. It was very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 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: Hillsdale Shopping Center, San Mateo, CA 94403
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-638-0310

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