Top 50 Places to Eat & Drink: SF Peninsula Edition

‘Tis the season… for year end compilations and wrap ups. And who are we kidding? We just can’t get enough of ‘em! So before you roll up on 2019, consider taking a trip down memory lane with 2018’s list of the Top 50 Places to Eat & Drink on the Peninsula.

For the first time ever, we’re releasing the Peninsula edition of Yelp’s Top 50 Places To Eat & Drink from 2018! So let’s take a moment to switch from bytes to bites and desktops to drinks as we cruise through some of Silicon Valley’s faves.

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Methodology: This is a list of the 50 best places to eat on the Peninsula according to Yelp data. We identified businesses in the restaurant category, then ranked those spots using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews.

Yelp’s Top 50 Places to Eat & Drink on the SF Peninsula 2018:

  1. Dead Eye Coffee Bar, South San Francisco
  2.  Falafelle, Belmont
  3. Ramen Nagi, Palo Alto
  4. Takahashi Market, San Mateo
  5. Miss Tomato Sandwich Shop, Pacifica
  6. Antoine’s Cookie Shop, San Mateo
  7. Pedro Point Brewing, Pacifica
  8. It’s-It Ice Cream, Burlingame
  9. The Cove Cafe, Half Moon Bay
  10. Dad’s Luncheonette, Half Moon Bay
  11. Vesta, Redwood City
  12. Kolkhida, Mountain View
  13. Saltwater Bakery, Pacifica
  14. Gigi’s Cafe, Burlingame  
  15. Cafe 382, South San Francisco
  16. Romolo’s Cannoli, San Mateo
  17. Claire’s Crunch Cake, San Mateo
  18. Binka Bites, South San Francisco
  19. New England Lobster Market & Eatery, Burlingame
  20. Backyard Brew, Palo Alto
  21. Madd Mex Cantina Food Truck, San Mateo
  22. Pit Stop Boba Shop, South San Francisco
  23. Blue Sky Cafe, Belmont
  24. Sultana Mediterranean, Menlo Park
  25. Taqueria San Bruno, San Bruno
  26. Driftwood Deli & Market, Palo Alto
  27. Little Lucca Specialty Sandwich Shop, South San Francisco
  28. Hana Hawaiian Barbeque, San Bruno
  29. Happy Donut, Burlingame
  30. Vinoteca, Half Moon Bay
  31. Evvia Estiatorio, Palo Alto
  32. 1 Oz Coffee, Mountain View
  33. Taqueria La Cazuela, East Palo Alto
  34. Las Hijas Del Gallo Bakery, South San Francisco
  35. Joy Sushi, Mountain View
  36. Cuban Kitchen, San Mateo
  37. Timothy Adams Chocolates, Palo Alto
  38. Mints & Honey, San Carlos
  39. Zadna, Redwood City
  40. Zareen’s, Palo Alto
  41. Cariblue Restaurant, Redwood City
  42. Kabul Afghan Cuisine, San Carlos
  43. Godfather’s Burger Lounge, Belmont
  44. Boutique Coffee, San Mateo
  45. Nini’s Coffee Shop, San Mateo
  46. Royal Donut Cafe, Burlingame
  47. Veggie Garden, Mountain View
  48. Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill, Menlo Park
  49. Amami Sushi Bistro, San Bruno
  50. Cafe Figaro, Burlingame


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