1818 El Camino Real
Redwood City, CA 94063-2111
Phone: (650) 599-9636
Fax: (650) 369-6481
Bars & Cafes
Milagros, which means "miracle" in Spanish, serves authentic Mexican cuisine in an upscale setting. The Mexican works of art and paintings on the wall add to the Latin American feel. The pink Cadillac tacos and rotisserie chicken mole are the stand-out entrees.The restaurant has a huge collection of tequilas too. If you're not too sure about trying them straight up, you can always wash your meal down with house-made margaritas and sangrias. Kids eat free on Sundays, provided they are accompanied by an adult.
Angelicas is a good place to head to if you wish to have an eventful evening. This place is known for its live music and comic acts that take place in the dining room, making you enjoy your meal to the fullest. The food menu consists of American favorites such as pumpkin cheesecake, mashed potatoes, steak and more, while the drinks make for good accompaniments. Visit the restaurant for the novel experience though.
For those who wonder what Scottish food tastes like, come down to Martins West Gastropub in downtown Redwood City. Chef and co-owner Michael Dotson brings a menu that features unique creations bearing Scottish roots with a Californian flair. First-timers must try the Lamb Tongue Pastrami Butty, Scotch Eggs, Banger, Haggis and Pork Belly. But the experience is nothing without downing a beer or two, or sipping one of the cocktails, some of the best mixes in the Bay Area. Their Scotch and wines are also equally impressive. The atmosphere is quiet laid-back yet elegant enough for a proper dining experience. Reserve a table ahead to make the best of happy hours.
La Biscotteria is an authentic Italian bakery whose specialty, as the name suggests, is biscotti. Several flavors of biscotti, including anise, lemon, raisin, chocolate hazelnut and banana, are available in various sizes and served dipped in chocolate or plain. Various other desserts such as cookies and cannoli as well as savory items such as foccaccia (Saturday only) are also available. Note that they accept cash or check only; so better hit the ATM before heading here!
Those who want to sample some of the best Chinese food must come down to the Crouching Tiger Restaurant. Ethnically decorated with nothing over-the-top, the dining house presents an idyllic venue to dine with the family or a night-out with friends. The atmosphere is casual, service is gracious and prices are decent. Sichuan, Hunan and Mandarin flavors are the essence of the menu which features specialties like Spicy Pork Dumplings, Beijing Cold Rice Jello in house sesame sauce, Hunan Beef Soup and Kung Pao Squids. Private dining and catering service are also offered.
RWC Underground Pub is a place for fun, making friends and dancing the night away. The pub has live comedy every Wednesday, they serve good beer at inexpensive prices and the bar tenders are very jovial. They have a digital juke box and a pool table and some board games, too. RWC Underground Pub is perfect to spend a fun evening with friends. The place has a great atmosphere; the kind that will make you come back every weekend.
Embark on a culinary journey to the Italian and Mediterranean regions at this cozy and comfy restaurant Spasso in San Carlos. Located on the Laurel Street, this family-friendly restaurant leaves all the pretense of modern Italian restaurants aside and gives you a treat that includes authentic and traditional Italian delicacies. People unite here and dine on their scrumptious Cappellini, Veal Cannelloni, Chicken Bolognese, which is made from ground chicken. The selections of desserts like Orange Creme Brulee and Lava Cake rounds out a piquant Italian meal. And just like any good Italian restaurant, this one too impresses one and all with an extensive wine list. Pair your food with a bottle of Chardonnay or Zinfandel or from a selection of other exquisite wines; which are collected from across the world. Call ahead for reservations.
An exciting addition to the Bay Area's dining scene, Locanda Positano has become a go-to destination for pizzas. While still keeping their Italian roots intact, they have modernized the menu which includes eccentric creations like the Sofia Loren and San Daniele Pizza - the two possible crowd-pullers. Owner Enzo Rosano goes all out to create an authentic and comfortable environment where patrons can experience the best of Italian cuisine on any occasion whether casual or otherwise. For full-course options, patrons can choose from the salads, antipasti, crositini, pastas and panini. Post dining relax at the bar counter with a crafted cocktail or two. Reserve ahead to avoid disappointments.
Chic, breezy and comfortable - that's Left Bank for you. This casual and urbane dining room is the perfect place for those on the move. Open for lunch and dinner, it also offers kiddie specials and a bar menu. Among all the dishes; Saucisses Maison, Poulet En Pijama, and Brasserie Steak Frites deserve a special mention. Pair these with exotic cocktails and wines, and you have a winning combination; but do leave room for the mouth-watering desserts. The Left Bank also offers private dining and catering facilities. Visit Left Bank for a refined experience of gourmet French food.
The Oasis Beer Garden is a great place to lounge about for everyone, from Stanford soccer players to moms and their kids. Try their Big Kahuna Burger, with ten ounces (285 grams) of beef, or their pizzas and cheese steaks. On the lighter side, the Asian Chicken Salad is also a popular choice. The food is complemented by a beer of your choice. On a pleasant day, take a seat in their patio to enjoy gusts of cool breeze while sipping a mug of beer. The place with its delectable offerings, casual ambiance and friendly vibe, is surely an oasis in the otherwise busy city.
The Dutch Goose is not your typical bar swarming with youngsters. You will find people of all ages here, from kids and youngsters to office-goers and older people, making it more of a friendly neighbourhood pub. The Dutch Goose serves classic American comfort food like sweet potato fries, deviled eggs, salads and a variety of burgers such as cheeseburgers, bacon burgers and hamburgers. They also serve a number of beers on tap as well as by the bottle, along with a range of wines. The interiors of the pub are casual and relaxed with traditional wooden benches and communal tables. They can even film your sports events; check their website for details.
Tucked inside the Stanford Park Hotel, Menlo Grill is a traditional American restaurant offering an upscale yet casual environment. The masterpiece dining room is laid out to make diners feel at home while eliciting an understated luxury with plush leather banquets, oakwood flooring and ambient light. It extends out to a cozy bar that features exceptional wines, handcrafted cocktails and draft beers. The menu enlists gastronomic favorites while also focusing on evolving palettes; stand-outs including the Home-style Roast Chicken Hawaiian Ono, Ahi Tartare and Filet Mignon. The restaurant is open all day, serving everything from healthy morning breakfast to late night bites. Reservations are welcomed.