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Vault 164

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320 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-4020
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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112 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This place had a family friendly, but cool vibe for our Saturday night dinner. There was a large group celebrating a birthday next to us, and plenty of other folks, including couples out for a date night. Our food was very good. I had a glazed salmon dish, which was good not great. The real star of the dinner was... More 

Thank fwy
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This former bank gone restaurant is upscale and delivers delicious food plated in high style. The grown up macaroni, short ribs, spaghetti squash with veggies and mushroom risotto entrees looked amazing and tasted great. A flaming baked Alaska birthday desert was on the house. Our waiter was the best. We hope to return.

Thank Hiho603
Belfast, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

A business group of 11 of us visited and the food was good. The service was friendly if a little slow to begin with. The only downside was the aircon which made things a little uncomfortable. Not a bad spot for dinner/drinks.

Thank Daveontour30
Seattle, Washington
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228 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Burger was tasty. Added caramelized onions and maple bacon at additional cost. Brussel sprout slaw was an option rather than fries. I would have preferred the traditional slaw w cabbage. However, I commend them for trying. It is little bitter.. as expected. The decor looks dated.

Thank Imhotep2
Kirkland, Washington
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We stopped at Vault 164 during a recent trip. The building is unique and the decor is pleasant and inviting. We were seated promptly. The menu was limited but we both found items that sounded interested. I had the mushroom risotto and my husband had the fish tacos. We also ordered wine. The food was adequate. My husband thought the... More 

Thank kiwi4532
Sacramento, California
1 review
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We had a stand up buffet and drinks at the place. The food was great and there was lots of it. The staff was excellent too. I heartily recommend the place.

Thank talwarnd
San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

It's a rare dining experience when all the appetizers and entrees and the service are outstanding. Tonight we hit the jackpot. Among the dishes we loved were - brussel sprout chips (thin, crispy, and flavorful but not oily or salty) - burrata tomato salad (burrata was super spreadable on our bread and very tasty) - corn chowder with salmon (a... More 

Thank RobLK
South San Francisco, California
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

So my daughter graduated from high school on the Memorial Holiday! Super busy weekend. We decided to have her graduation dinner at Vault 164 and all I can say in one word "Amazing". The food was fantastic, the service "awesome". I had about 50 people total and these guys made it work. I love the fact that they have a... More 

Thank Disneymom88
Toulouse, France
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113 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

We were there last night thanks to the recommendation of our local friend. The welcome was perfect, the bloody mary lovely and the service was also excellent. Food whose, I would recommend the Scallop or wild mushroom risotto, both to die for. Maybe the place was a bit noisy, but it is a big former bank and probably the high... More 

Thank Paternos
Burlingame, California
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80 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

went for dinner with 10 people. Food was excellent and since it was Sunday kids ate free. Wait staff was very attentive and accommodating and even brought out a small birthday cake on the house.

Thank richpvihbass

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-4020
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: 650-348-8164

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