Food & Drink in San Carlos

Jamba Juice—43% Off Freshly Squeezed Juice

Jamba Juice

Multiple Locations

$5.69 $3.25

Freshly squeezed juices are delicious, nutritious and a great way to get daily vitamins and minerals your body needs to fuel the day.

Up to 42% Off Lunch or Brunch at Noelani's

Noelani’s

San Carlos

$30 $18

(110)

Hawaiian eatery captures tastes & sounds of the islands with live music & signature dishes such as kaka'ako nachos or guava-marinated steak

The Van's Restaurant 'On The Hill' – 40% Off Steakhouse Cuisine

The Van's Restaurant 'On The Hill'

Belmont

$75 $45

Signature steakhouse and seafood cuisine includes mesquite-broiled steaks, prime rib of beef, scallops, and daily fish selections

Papa John's Pizza – Up to 49% Off Pizza and Ice Cream

Papa John's Pizza

Multiple Locations

$25.73 $13

Pizzas with thick cloaks of sauce made from California-grown tomatoes, plus local IT'S-IT ice-cream sandwiches

Chin's Restaurant – 35% Off Chinese, Vietnamese, and Thai

Chin's Restaurant

Redwood City

$20 $13

Chefs bring together Asian traditions for a menu of Thai noodle soups, Vietnamese coconut curry seafood, and vermicelli with Chinese sausage

Up to 45% Off at Bay Leaf Cafe and Catering

Bay Leaf Cafe and Catering

Redwood Shores

$16 $9

(23)

Beer, wine, coffee, and variety drinks paired with salads and sides such as sweet-potato fries, fresh fruit, or soups; outdoor patio

52% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner Show

The Murder Mystery Company

Old Spaghetti Factory

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

Up to 77% Off Wine Tour and Tasting

Clos LaChance Wines

San Martin

$60 $15

(137)

During a VIP tour of the winery, a staff member guides groups through the nuances of five premium Clos LaChance wines

50% Off Japanese Cuisine at Kitcho

Kitcho

San Mateo

$30 $15

(236)

Expertly plated Japanese cuisine including teriyaki bowls, sushi, and seafood sourced from Japan's famous Tsukiji Market

Up to 38% Off Three-Course Fondue Dinner at The Melting Pot

The Melting Pot

San Mateo

$136 $89

(779)

Diners dip veggies and bread into creamy cheese fondue and munch on fresh salads before cooking entrees fondue-style at the table

50% Off Peruvian Cuisine at Mancora Cebicheria

Mancora Cebicheria

San Mateo

$30 $15

(123)

Chefs marinate spicy ceviches and grill tender Peruvian-style steaks

Up to 50% Off at Uncle Chen Restaurant

Uncle Chen Restaurant

Sugarloaf

$30 $15

(120)

Shredded pork with spicy garlic sauce; housemade vegetarian rice noodles; prawns in lobster sauce

Up to 50% Off at Cajun House

Cajun House 2

Downtown

$30 $15

Asian-influenced Cajun cuisine and seafood such as crawfish, lobster, buckets of clams, and spiced Cajun wings

50% Off Sandwiches at The Cheese Steak Shop

The Cheese Steak Shop

San Mateo

$6 $3

(53)

Hearty steak sandwiches made with sirloin and provolone or American cheese on toasted rolls straight from Philadelphia

44% Off Pizza and Wine Packages at Woodside Vineyards

Woodside Vineyards

Menlo Park

$80 $45

(5)

Sip on five varietals of locally-crafted wine made from grapes harvested off vines that have thrived in Woodside for nearly 130 years

38% Off Italian Food at Caffe Riace

Caffe Riace

Palo Alto

$40 $25

(350)

Guests can enjoy Italian meals in the dining room or at shaded tables on a patio dotted with sculptures

50% Off Tasting Tour for 2 at Alegio Chocolaté /Claudio Corallo

Alegio Chocolaté / Claudio Corallo

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

(106)

Guides tell visitors the story of Alegio's history and African cacao plantation while sharing 12 samples of all-natural chocolate

Buca di Beppo - 10% Off

Buca di Beppo

Multiple Locations

$50 $45

(1885)

Family-style servings of baked ziti, veal parmigiana, and other Italian-American staples served in festive restaurant setting

Up to 48% Off American Cuisine at Broadway Grill

Broadway Grill

Burlingame

$30 $19

Restaurant serves classic American dishes, such as aged steaks, hearty burgers, and glazed meatloaf

IT'S-IT Ice Cream – Up to 45% Off Ice-Cream Sandwiches and Cookies

It's-It Ice Cream

Burlingame

$18 $10

(150)

Savor iconic chocolate-dipped ice-cream sandwiches and original oatmeal cookies made from a 1920s-era recipe

60% Off Chocolate Tasting and Tour in Burlingame

Preston's Candy & Ice Cream

Broadway Burlingame

$100 $40

(135)

Guides lead tour of candy kitchen before demonstrating how to make chocolates, followed by a tasting.

Up to 40% Off Italian Cuisine at Fattoria E Mare

Fattoria E Mare

Burlingame

$50 $30

Rotating selection of Italian and European dishes featuring the freshest California ingredients in a sleek, spacious setting

50% Off at Half Moon Bay Salt Water Taffy Co.

Half Moon Bay Salt Water Taffy Co.

El Granada

$20 $10

Enjoy traditional salt water taffy made in flavors such as blueberry muffin or espresso, paired with candy such as Pop Rocks and Abba Zabas

Half Off Frozen Yogurt at Brazzle Berry

Brazzle Berry

Strawflower Center

$10 $5

All-natural frozen yogurt topped with fruit, nuts, and candy

Up to 50% Off Brazzle Berry

Brazzle Berry

El Granada

$8 $4

Fresh fruits, nuts, and candies allow patrons to customize cups of all-natural yogurt in 22 rotating flavors

Up to 39% Off Burgers at Cameron’s Restaurant, Pub & Inn

Cameron's Restaurant, Pub & Inn

Half Moon Bay

$30.90 $19

Half-pound burgers topped with grilled mushrooms, bacon, and swiss cheese served in a 100-year-old inn

51% Off Lunch and Dinner Ristorante Bella Vita

Ristorante Bella Vita

Los Altos

$20 $11

(102)

Gnocchi with homemade pesto sauce and brick-oven-fired pizza served inside of artful space with burbling fountains and hand-painted tables

Up to 53% Off Mexican Cuisine at Red Pepper Grill

Red Pepper Grill

South Los Altos

$20 $10

(96)

Mexican and Californian cuisines come together for creative entrees such as crab enchiladas, pork chops, burritos, and margaritas

Up to 44% Off Japanese Food at Mikado

Mikado

North Los Altos

$24 $14

(94)

Hibachi-grilled shrimp and filet mignon, stir-fried yakisoba noodles, and more than 85 types of sushi

Never Too Latte – 44% Off English Tea

Never Too Latte

San Bruno

$70 $39

Sample an assortment of house-made, bite-size pastries and sandwiches, served with tea flavored with fruits, flowers, or Godiva chocolate

33% Off at Patio Filipino Restaurant

Patio Filipino Restaurant

San Bruno

$30 $20

Eatery featured in Saveur serves saffron-infused paella and other traditional eats

40% Off at Papaya Thai

Papaya Thai

Newark

$20 $12

(72)

Thai noodles and curries, served in a dining room decorated with Thai figurines and a pane of glass etched with a papaya tree

$10 for Two Dozen Doughnuts at Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme

Multiple Locations

$19.98 $10

(851)

Hot and fresh Original Glazed doughnuts from iconic doughnut shop

Up to 41% Off Tea Drinks at Jazen Tea

Jazen Tea

Multiple Locations

$4.40 $2.60

(139)

Drinks brewed with Taiwanese tea leaves and crammed full of fresh fruit bits, plus fresh fruit smoothies topped with whipped cream

50% Off Indian Cuisine at The Menu

The Menu

Indian Cuisine

$40 $20

Extensive menu of healthily prepared Indian dishes made with fresh, organic ingredients spans the country's regions

35% Off Teriyaki at Happi House

Happi House

Multiple Locations

$20 $13

(183)

Chicken, pork, and beef in a signature teriyaki sauce, served alongside tempura plates, noodle bowls, and the popular Asian chicken salad

50% Off Indian Cuisine at Park Balluchi

Park Balluchi

Old Mountain View

$30 $15

(79)

Chefs who specialize in northern Mughlai cuisine and traditional Punjabi cooking whip up saag paneer, goat biryani, and butter chicken

Up to Half Off at Takara Japanese Ramen and Cuisine

Takara Japanese Ramen and Cuisine

El Camino

$20 $11

(37)

Steamy bowls of the eatery's signature ramen come topped with a soft-boiled egg, and are available in six different flavor profiles

50% Off at Cecilia's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

Cecilia's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

Downtown

$30 $15

Menu composed of innovative pizzas, such as the Marco Pollo pizza topped with garlic chicken, and Italian classics, including clam linguine

Up to 42% Off Mexican and Peruvian Cuisine at El Toro Loco

El Toro Loco

Sharp Park

$30 $19

Fish tacos, shrimp burritos, and vegetarian offerings fill the Mexican menu; Peruvian offerings lean toward savory grilled meat

Up to 50% Off Juice Cleanse from Antiquity Juices

Antiquity Juices

Pacifica

$26 $13

Produced with no heat or preservatives, these juices have what you need to kickstart or promote a healthier lifestyle

Up to 68% Off French-Fusion Dinner at Bijou Restaurant & Bar

Bijou Restaurant & Bar

Downtown Hayward

$118 $39

(785)

Green-peppercorn beef ribeye, coq au vin, or tilapia with lemon dill weed sauce take center stage in this French culinary fete

Crabaholic – 25% Off Cajun Seafood and Drinks

Crabaholic

Multiple Locations

$40 $30

(309)

Creole-style crawfish boils, oysters, crab legs, and an international drink list of beers, wines, and sakes

Up to 50% Off Indian Food at Tandoori Paradise

Tandoori Paradise

Hayward

$22 $10.99

Steaming plates of channa masala with garbanzo beans and lamb boti kebabs pair with baskets of assorted naans and rotis

50% Off Indian Food at The Ultimate Lounge

The Ultimate Lounge

Hayward

$30 $15

A futuristic bar and lounge serves as the setting for Indian eats like tandoori chicken, samosas, pakora, and lamb biryani

Up to 52% Off at The Cupcake Shoppe

The Cupcake Shoppe

Hayward

$60 $29

(129)

Bite-size cupcakes available in the following flavors: vanilla, chocolate, red velvet, snickerdoodle, strawberry, lemon, and marble

Up to 50% Off Mexican Cuisine at Tacos Uruapan

Tacos Uruapan

Industrial Parkway

$10 $5

(257)

A family-run taqueria serves feasts of pork al pastor, marinated steak and chicken, veggie burritos, and fresh shrimp and fish plates

Made Up Theatre – Up to 57% Off Improv

Made Up Theatre

Grimmer

$28 $12

(70)

Alternating teams perform long- and short-form improv fueled by audience suggestions

Up to 43% Off Pizza, Food, & Drinks from Mission Pizza & Pub

Mission Pizza & Pub

Fremont

$30 $17

Creative pizzas, oven-baked sandwiches, and 32 microbrews and imported beers served amid live country and bluegrass music

45% Off Thai Food at Chef Chai Thai Cuisine

Chef Chai Thai Cuisine

Fremont

$20 $11

Chicken satay appetizers pave the way for Thai entrees such as panang curry, drunken noodles, and deep-fried salmon topped with chili paste

Up to 56% Off Indian Food at Arka

Arka

Multiple Locations

$20 $11

(38)

Eatery infuses traditional Indian flavors into innovative dishes and regional specialties

Up to 53% Off at Wahoo's Fish Taco

Wahoo's

Multiple Locations

$20 $11

(131)

Plates of beach-inspired fare brimming with Asian and Brazilian touches at taqueria founded by a trio of globetrotting brothers

Up to 48% Off at Infused Sushi & Bar

Infused Sushi & Bar

Sunnyvale

$25 $13

Servers pair glasses of wine, sake, or Japanese beer with sushi, bento boxes, and Asian appetizers such as eggrolls, crab rangoon, and gyoza

Up to 78% Off at Rooster T. Feathers Comedy Club

Rooster T. Feathers Comedy Club

Heritage District

$40 $12

(186)
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Variety of comedians who've appeared on late-night talk shows and comedy specials entertain audiences in the intimate club

Up to 49% Off at Gumba's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

Gumba's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

Downtown Sunnyvale

$62.85 $32

Cannelloni a la romana with ground veal and spinach, prawns and wild mushooms sautéed in sherry-cream sauce, and classic rigatoni

40% Off Japanese Cuisine at Sushi Blvd

Sushi Blvd

Sunnyvale

$25 $15

(201)

Guests clink glasses of sake over dinners of tuna, salmon, and shrimp sushi rolls, salted edamame, yakitori chicken, and pot stickers

40% Off Mexican Cuisine at El Caminito

El Caminito

Sunnyvale

$20 $12

(155)

Mexican meals prepared with low-cholesterol vegetable oil and chased with salt-rimmed margaritas in a family-run eatery

Up to 53% Off Wine Tasting at Heller Estate Organic Vineyards

Heller Estate Organic Vineyards

Carmel Valley Village

$20 $11

(38)

Sample award-winning wines aged in French oak barrels and made from grapes grown in the vineyards that make the property so picturesque

$11 for a Wine Tasting for Two at Joyce Vineyards

Joyce Vineyards

Carmel Valley

$20 $11

(18)

Sample 7 wines, including the Black Mountain chardonnay with notes of pear, quince and pineapple, or the bold Pedregal cabernet sauvignon

$5 Buys You a Coupon for 25% Off Your Bill of $50 or More

Padi Restaurant & Catering

San Leandro

$5 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for 25% off your total bill of $50 or more; valid Monday–Thursday

Up to 50% Off Chinese Food at Kai Bistro

Kai Bistro

San Leandro

$20 $11

Chinese restaurant serves classic fare, such as egg rolls, wonton soup, and Szechuan-style dishes, as well as tonkatsu and teriyaki meals

45% Off Healthy Buffet Food at Fresh Choice

Fresh Choice

Multiple Locations

$20 $11

Health-focused restaurant redefines the buffet experience with locally grown produce and made-from-scratch entrées

Papa John's – East Bay - Up to 44% Off Pizza Dinner

Papa John's - East Bay

Multiple Locations

$26.99 $15

Hand-tossed extra-large pizzas showcase tangy sauce made from California-grown tomatoes and a choice of fresh veggies and meats

Up to 45% Off at Dim Sum King

Dim Sum King

Daly City

$20 $12

(619)

Cantonese-style small plates from barbecue-pork buns to deep-fried shrimp dumplings

45% Off Healthy Buffet Food at Fresh Choice

Fresh Choice

Multiple Locations

$20 $11

Health-focused restaurant redefines the buffet experience with locally grown produce and made-from-scratch entrées

Up to 43% Off Dinner and Variety Show

Bay Area Dinner Show

Multiple Locations

$100 $60

Magician Dan Chan leads a cast of comedians and illusionists during a dinner and variety show

40% Off Drinks at Homestead Bowl and The X Bar

Homestead Bowl and The X Bar

Cupertino

$30 $18

Full-service sports bar with 25 draft and bottled beers, HDTVs, and lively karaoke inside a 32-lane bowling alley

Up to 51% Off Dinner at Pasta Pelican

Pasta Pelican

Alameda

$70 $35

(246)

Fettuccine alfredo, pan-seared chicken, and pepperoni pizza served in a waterfront restaurant with views of the Oakland–Alameda Estuary

Up to 50% Off at Korea House

Korea House

Santa Clara

$59.79 $30

Authentic Korean dinners include soup, barbecue beef short ribs, fish, and glass noodles

50% Off Mexican Food at La Paloma

La Paloma

Santa Clara

$30 $15

(354)

Shrimp with jalapeño-lime butter and lots of cilantro, tomatillo chicken enchiladas, and Sonoran-style soft tacos

Up to 40% Off at Pizza Party

Pizza Party

Santa Clara

$25 $15

Pizzas in bacon-chicken and greek veggie varieties emerge from the oven on traditional, gluten-free, or 20-inch Belly Buster crusts

Up to 43% Off Nacho Fries or Five-Pound Burritozilla at Iguanas

Iguanas

Multiple Locations

$21 $12

(1644)

5-lb. 18-inch burritozilla featured on Man v. Food, stuffed with meats such as hand-trimmed angus carne asada or grilled marinated chicken

40% Off Pizza & American Food at Last Chance Restaurant

Last Chance Restaurant

Santa Clara

$20 $12

Varied menu includes pizza, burgers, and sandwiches such as the Malibu chicken at a laid-back restaurant with pool tables and arcade games

$15 for Pan-Asian Vegan Food at Loving Hut Milpitas

Loving Hut

Milpitas

$25 $15

(507)

All-vegan dine-in restaurant uses only natural non-GMO ingredients for signature dishes such as Spicy Cha-Cha, Kung Pao & Tom Ka Thai soup

Naan-N-Masala – Up to 40% Off Indian Food

Naan-N-Masala

Milpitas

$25 $15

(723)

Aromatic spices flavor traditional Indian entrees that can be made vegetarian-style or with tender meat

50% Off Indian Cuisine at Mirch Masala

Mirch Masala

Milpitas

$14.95 $8

(68)

Simple preparation characterize Indian dishes such as paneer tikka kebabs, vegetarian bhangan bharta with roasted eggplant, and lamb curry

Half Off Coffee and Asian Snacks at Kopitiam Cafe

Kopitiam Cafe

Milpitas

$10 $5

Malaysian- and Singapore-style café tamps robust espresso drinks, sinks sweet pearls into iced boba teas, and a number of Asian snacks

Up to 42% Off at Aasna, Melange of India

Aasna, Melange of India

Milpitas

$36 $22

(146)

Shyam Khanal's eatery serves Indian cuisine divided into meat- and vegetable-based dishes

Half Off Mexican Food at Royal Taco

Royal Taco

Milpitas

$20 $10

(68)

Authentic taquitos with avocado; spicy chiles rellenos; breakfast, lunch, and dinner burritos

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After bringing menus to each table, servers ask if anyone would like to sign a waiver. Without endorsing one of these forms, diners can't order the devil's chicken or vegetables, two formidable entrees made with fiery ghost chilies.

On request, chefs can tone down the heat of various entrees, which combine the culinary traditions of India and China. Relying on locally sourced ingredients when possible, cooks prepare each dish for family-style serving, which encourages diners to split piles of poultry with visiting friends or every member of the Channel 5 news team. Though braised beef and sautéed chicken are prominent on the menu, the kitchen also creates vegetarian- and vegan-friendly dishes that rely on the same regional sauces for their piquant flavor.

On one side of the main dining room, red vinyl booths add a splash of color to the restaurant's sleek gray walls and modern décor. The restaurant's bar keeps tables full of libations, including craft beers and glasses of food-friendly wine from winemakers on both sides of the equator and the center of the Earth.

1125 San Carlos Ave
San Carlos,
CA
US

Candles nestled in chandeliers cast a flickering glow upon saffron-colored walls, exposed stonework, and iron accents. The light dimly illuminates the white tablecloths on the main dining floor and the overlooking mezzanine level, helping weave the aura of otherworldliness that Mythos's name suggests. Amid this visual backdrop, the aromas of West Coast and Mediterranean spices and sauces dance, hinting at the local seafood and produce that the chefs use in their menu. Taking advantage of the local bounty, the grill masters turn their eyes toward the culinary aesthetic of Greece as they braise lamb shanks, flame bathe house-ground burgers and 6-ounce skirt steaks, and sauté vegan plates.

Against a wall of windows, bartenders and stewards pair dishes with handpicked Northern Californian and Greek wines as well as 11 ouzos. They also mix cocktails from eclectic ingredients, such as vegetables pickled in-house and imported pomegranate juice, so diners don’t have to add Mediterranean authenticity by sifting their drinks through a Greek flag.

1201 San Carlos Ave
San Carlos,
CA
US

Founders Dena Tripp and Debra Shwetz started Nothing Bundt Cakes in Las Vegas with the simple aim of making cakes for their families and friends. But thanks to their handcrafted recipes, pure ingredients, and innovative decorating ideas, their business soon grew from a small home kitchen to a franchise, with locations in 13 states.

The custom-designed cakes—made with fresh eggs, real butter, and cream cheese—arrive in flavors ranging from white chocolate raspberry to lemon and chocolate chocolate chip. Thick, frosted petals atop each cake showcase the signature velvety cream cheese–frosting, which must be eaten swiftly before it glides away on a summer breeze.

864 Laurel Street
San Carlos,
CA
US

Since 1980, the Ramirez family has tapped into the flavors of its native Jalisco, a region in central Mexico, to fill the plates at La Hacienda. They banned lard from their kitchen and stocked it with lean meats to give each dish a heart-healthy edge. Regional specialties, such as meatball soup, share tables with steaks, fajitas, and enchiladas doused in completely vegetarian sauces. The restaurant is intimate, housing fewer than 10 tables and booths and no bleachers. Colorful papel picado banners brighten the space, which features walls are covered in eclectic Mexican artwork.

1377 Laurel St
San Carlos,
CA
US

New Orleans is a city that lingers in the heart long after you leave. Chef Edwin Caba spent 18 years running restaurants in various cities, but it was the cuisine of New Orleans that stayed with him. In 1996, he helped to open CreoLa Bistro, where as executive chef he helms a menu of Cajun and Creole cuisine using seafood that comes in directly from the Louisiana gulf.

344 El Camino Real
San Carlos,
CA
US

Yan's Garden piques palates with lunch and dinner menus brimming with Mandarin and Cantonese classics crafted using fresh ingredients and no MSG. Warm up meat macerators on crisp vegetarian egg rolls ($4.95) before graduating to the main meal event with large portions of sweet and sour pork ($8.50) or chicken in hot and spicy garlic sauce ($8.50). The Dragon and Phoenix plate flies to tables to slay hunger with a savory synthesis of chicken breast, prawns, bamboo shoots, mushrooms, and vegetables ($10.75), and white wine adds a splash of sophistication and inebriation to the seafood combination's stir-fried fusion of fresh fish, scallops, shrimp, mushrooms, and snow peas ($14.25). Traditionalists favoring fried rice ($6.25–$8.50) or egg foo young ($8.25–$9.50) can find the savory standbys prepared with a choice of pork, chicken, or beef, as braised tofu ($9.25) sizzles to the excitement of both vegetarians and swooning soy beans.

885 Laurel St
San Carlos,
CA
US

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