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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"921 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: 1.0 out of 5"Jul 21, 2014 · by Joe E. from YelpHorrible. Absolutely horrible. Went here on a Sunday around 2o'clock so the lunch rush was over. Only saw about 3 or 4 other tables that our waiter was taking care of. There was a leak from one of the sprinklers, took away from the presentation of the restaurant but it wasn't that big of a deal. LETS TALK … Full review
  • Rating: 3.0 out of 5"Jul 20, 2014 · by Gabriel B. from YelpWe came in on Friday night, I made reservations in advance and were seated promptly. We were escorted upstairs.We ordered a Calamari appetizer served with what they call a "remoulade", clearly who ever named it does not know the meaning of the word and wanted to sound fancy. It was closer to a sweet … Full review
  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"Jul 20, 2014 · by Jamie C. from YelpSo very disappointing. I have been here many times before but I think it is safe to say kingfish has taken a turn for the worse.My family and I went here to celebrate my birthday. A table of 9 with 2 kids. The food was ok but the service was awful. Our dinner took close to 3 hours. It was clear that since the tip was … Full review
  • 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