Millbrae is home to a variety of lively restaurants that offer every setting from family-friendly to date-appropriate. Several of the more popular restaurants are located in the area's many hotels, since Millbrae welcomes not only Bay Area commuters on a daily basis, but also travelers to and from the San Francisco Airport. Tasty American cuisine can be found in the restaurants at hotels like Clarion and the El Rancho Inn, while artistic Mediterranean fare and an upscale atmosphere can be found at the Westin at the San Francisco National Airport. The ideal and central location allows Millbrae's locals and visitors to not only enjoy their own fun, flavorful restaurant scene, but also to enjoy easily exploring the dynamic restaurants in both San Francisco and San Jose.
1 Old Bayshore Hwy., Millbrae, CA 94030; Tel. 650.872.8141
Mediterranean: Located in the Westin San Francisco International Airport hotel, the Alfiere Bar and Grill is one of Millbrae's most upscale restaurants and features creative takes on Mediterranean cuisine served with artful presentation in a stylish setting overlooking the San Francisco Bay from Millbrae's bay shore.
Bayside Bar & Grill
401 E. Millbrae Ave., Millbrae, CA 94030; Tel. 650.692.6363
American: Located in Millbrae's Clarion hotel, the Bayside Bar and Grill is a casual Millbrae restaurant. American fusion appetizers to complement happy hour drinks specials in the lounge are Bayside Bar and Grill's calling card and include spring rolls and onion rings.
333 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030; Tel. 650.697.3419
Irish: For rugby, soda bread and frosty pints of ale, the Fiddler's Green Irish pub in Millbrae is a popular happy hour spot, sit down restaurant and sports pub rolled into one. Popular with families for hearty Irish fare and equally popular with drinkers for hearty Irish fare, Fiddler's Green is one of Millbrae's most popular restaurants.
Hong Kong Flower Lounge Restaurant
51 Millbrae Ave., Millbrae, CA 94030; Tel. 650.692.6666
Chinese: For fine Chinese dining in a luxurious setting decorated with an authentic Chinese opulence, the Hong Kong Flower Lounge restaurant in Millbrae rivals those in San Francisco. Dim sum lunches and classic family dinners at round tables with exceptional table service define the Hong Kong Flower experience. Standouts include the live seafood tank teaming with lobsters, crabs and prawns and fish.
355 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030; Tel. 650.652.9655
Italian: A long-standing and popular Italian restaurant in Millbrae with a kitschy, old school Italian vibe, La Collina excels at anti pasta with veal with prosciutto and mozzarella in sage sauce. The wine selection favors Italian reds and the dessert menu features authentic Italian sweets.
1100 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030; Tel. 650.742.5588
American: Terrace Cafe is located in El Ranco Inn and Suites and keeps guests happy with its selection of steaks, pastas and weekly specials.