Peninsula Restaurant Week Returns May 19-27

Bay Meadows residents and regional foodies rejoice as Peninsula Restaurant Week, a food extravaganza connecting locals with neighborhood gems and Michelin star restaurants, returns for 2023. Explore and indulge your culinary curiosity by supporting local restaurants participating in Peninsula Restaurant Week from May 19 – 27.  Embarcadero Media‘s Peninsula Foodist and THE SIX FIFTY have come together to bring you nine days of special menu items from 96 restaurants. Help support your local dining scene during Peninsula Restaurant Week.

So how does it work? Participating restaurants will be offering dining specials for lunch and dinner during Restaurant Week. Show your support by dining in at different restaurants offering special menu items during the entire nine days. You can find more details on special deals and prix-fixe menus from your favorite eateries or visiting This is a great opportunity for that special brunch out or date night.

Locally, San Mateo has a number of participants so far this year; be sure to check the official event site as the list can change.

Rise Woodfire
SAJJ Mediterranean
The Refuge San Mateo

Nearby neighboring cities of Burlingame and Belmont also have a number of restaurants in this year’s Peninsula Restaurant Week.

“The Peninsula dining scene has quietly emerged as a unique place for innovative restaurant entrepreneurs offering locally sourced food prepared by highly respected chefs,” said John Hutar, president and CEO of The San Francisco Peninsula. “It has a diversity of restaurants, from fine dining to the most informal, that rivals anything in San Francisco or other Bay Area cities.”

Show your support by dining in or ordering food to-go at different restaurants during the nine-day event. invites diners to simply visit their favorite participating restaurants during the week to enjoy special dishes; it’s also recommend that diners make reservations in advance. For reservations, diners may contact restaurants directly or check their websites for further information about their special menu.


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