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“Excellent breakfast, good views” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sky Kitchen

Sky Kitchen
Ranked #25 of 132 Restaurants in San Carlos
Price range: US$5 - US$10
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Waitstaff
Northern California
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308 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
“Excellent breakfast, good views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

We enjoyed an excellent early morning breakfast at Sky Kitchen Cafe before visiting the HIller Aviation Museum. This was one of the best airport restaurants we've visited. Generally when you fly in for a meal you have to go with whatever is available and fortunately this was a great option! The menu choices are very, very good and there is something for every one. Breakfast and lunch selections are plentiful and can easily be shared. The omlettes were outstanding, big and fluffy, stuffed with lots of fresh veggies and meats. The coffee was good, too, which is something you rarely find an an airport cafe. You may have to wait 15-20 mins for a table, but it's worth the wait. Staff is friendly and quick to refill your coffee cup. Suggest you dine at the Sky Kitchen for breakfast then enjoy a visit to the Hiller Museum. You won't need lunch anytime soon!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
San Mateo, California
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99 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Great place for kids”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

Where can you watch small planes take off and land while you eat? The Sky Kitchen is great for that! The kids' menu features pB&J, chicken nuggets and breakfast fare, but my son opts for (odd it is on the adult menu) chocolate chip pancakes. They have great omelets of any variety you can imagine.

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Lakeway
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Aviators Haunt”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2014

Average menu for an airfield joint. Classic friendly, sassy middle-aged waitresses. Good value in a strategic location.
Only open for breakfast and lunch.

Visited March 2014
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Thank Perry M
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San Francisco, California
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180 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Tucked away for a reason”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2013 via mobile

This place, a favorite for locals by their small airport is just average at best. There really is no reason to go here unless you want to watch small aircraft land and take off with children.

Visited December 2013
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San Carlos, CA
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good eats, small aircraft”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

Sky Kitchen is a classic 1950s-1970s small airport diner with very good food, some fascinating history, and an excellent place to eat while you enjoy the small aircraft coming and going at San Carlos Airport (Mid-Peninsula, San Francisco Bay Area).

Visited July 2013
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Thank BornToTravel1936
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