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Kingfish Restaurant

201 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401 · Central San Mateo
(650) 343-1226 · $$$ · Seafood, American, Steak
Rating: 3.5 out of 5"916 Yelp reviews ·


  • Mon11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Tue - Sat11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  • Sun11:00 AM - 11:00 PM


Kingfish offers Fresh Seafood flown in from around the world, Fire grilled Prime Steak, Wagyu Ribeye, Signature Spicy BBQ Shrimp, Ice Cold Fresh Oysters and our famous Tuna Tartare from the marble slab Oyster Bar, and a winelist with over 400 selections makes Kingfish THE place. Blending tasty FRESH, HIGH MoreQUALITY ingredients with a fun environment is why Kingfish makes the decision about where to go to dinner an easy one. Kingfish also provides numerous spacious banquet facilities for parties as small as 10 people to groups as large as 400 people. Kingfish offers live entertainment on occasion, 3 full bars, and an energetic night life. Kingfish does offer Valet!!!

Good for

Seafood · Steak

Popular menu items

Clam Chowder · Ahi Tuna Salad · Dungeness Crab · The Mojito · Peach Lemon Drop

General info

Business Casual · Casual · Family Friendly · Stylish · Credit: Discover, MasterCard, Visa



Latest reviews

  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"Jul 19, 2014 · by Lisa K. from YelpKiara was a wonderful attentive waitress!Food was amazing. Planning on going back for the cheesy garlic bread this week!Good place for a group or a date!Bartender was also attentive to our party as we were waiting for our table. Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"Jul 14, 2014 · by Amanda G. from YelpStopped in here for pre-dinner drinks with friends on Friday night.We hadn't been here in a long time, maybe 7 years?The bar is pretty nice,with a variety of seating. Small high tables spread out as well as plenty of bar seats. When it's just my husband and I , I prefer sitting at the bar, but with more people it's … Full review
  • Rating: 3.0 out of 5"Jul 11, 2014 · by Rick K. from YelpThis was my first visit to KingFish. I was impressed with its multitude of 4 stars reviews here on Yelp.The restaurant is two stories with bars on both levels.I liked that the kitchen is near the back of the restaurant away from the lower dining areas. I walked back to the kitchen for a quick look.The area was … Full review
  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"Jul 06, 2014 · by Ty L. from YelpI'll start off by saying that the only reason why I'm not giving this place 1 star is because Kiara, our waitress, was absolutely superb--the exact opposite of the food. She was super nice and incredibly attentive, which definitely made up for the lackluster food.We ordered the gumbo and jambalaya and I have … Full review
  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"Jun 28, 2014 · by Juliana C. from YelpI used to be a fan. The food was higher quality than other seafood places on the peninsula and coast, even if the service was always uneven. Well, the service just went from uneven to obviously uncaring.Today I called ahead to make sure someone could meet me and my elderly dad at the door, because … Full review