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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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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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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 2 days ago NEW 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 1 week ago 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 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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 

Thank mima94062
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 31 August 2016

Of course excellent cheese cakes, but also great burgers, salads, flatbreads, pastas, and always great services.

Thank Kallen C
Upminster, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Very buzzy place to eat good friendly staff and service it seems like your always going to have to wait for a table 30 to 40 mins but you can get a drink from the bar while you're waiting big menu lots choose from nice portions

Thank Chefie19
San Jose, California
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I have there lunch special , a thai glazed salmon in rice with i think pesto sauce and some vegetables. The food is amazing the sweetness of the salmon blends in the rice and vegies. The guy who took our order doesnt care that much tho. Never ask to refilll my moms soda. He talks too fast all the time.... 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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?