Mark your calendars for May 13-21

To support our local dining scene, The Six Fifty and Peninsula Foodist are teaming up to bring Peninsula Restaurant Week back for its second year May 13-21, featuring deals and special dishes from your favorite eateries between South San Francisco and Sunnyvale, as well as the San Mateo County Coastside.

Visit peninsularestaurantweek.com for a searchable directory of restaurants and more information on giveaways, or to sign up your restaurant to participate. Contact participating restaurants for reservations. 

View our roundup below for stories we’ve written on participating eateries, including Q&As with participating restaurateurs. (Note: Only restaurants that have signed up for Restaurant Week are listed below, so not all locations of a particular business are included.)

This post will be updated as more restaurants are added.

Win up to $850 in gift cards to local restaurants

Want to win up to $850 in gift cards to local restaurants? Post a photo of your meal during Peninsula Restaurant Week from a participating restaurant to Instagram, tag @peninsulafoodist @thesixfifty @thesfpeninsula and the restaurant you’re visiting, and use #PenRestaurantWeek in the caption.

We’ll also be doing smaller 24 hour giveaways on Instagram over the next couple weeks, so stay glued to our feeds.

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Restaurant Week interviews

Jettywave Distillery, Half Moon Bay. Distillery with Mediterranean cuisine.

Half Moon Bay’s Jettywave Distillery is making a name for itself through moonshine

Bevri. Georgian restaurant and wine bar.

4 years in, Bevri’s quest to spread Georgian cuisine is only beginning

State of Mind’s heirloom goat pizza. (Photo by Magali Gauthier)

Half Moon Bay

The Barn. American farm-to-table.

Beer garden bonanza: 17 outdoor options for safe summer drinking

Los Altos

Aurum. Contemporary Indian cuisine.

Good as gold: Aurum chef Manish Tyagi chats beating critics’ bad reviews and Bobby Flay

7 predictions about the future of dining on the Peninsula in 2022

Seeing stars: Peninsula restaurants shine in the 2021 Michelin Guide

650 Restaurant Roundup: Hawaiian donuts & Thai street food arrive (while mainstays hibernate)

State of Mind (and in Palo Alto). Pizzeria.

What we’re eating now: 15 local dishes to order for takeout during the coronavirus shutdown

The chef’s bucket list: 47 Peninsula dishes to eat before you die

Ostro @ State Street Market. Oysters and raw bar.

Food hall forage: What we ate at State Street Market in Los Altos

Menlo Park

Bistro Vida. French bistro and bar.

Menlo Park’s Bistro Vida celebrated as small business of the year

Cheese, wine and ‘the best gelato’: French-inspired outdoor market opens in Menlo Park

7 predictions about the future of dining on the Peninsula in 2022

The Refuge (and in San Carlos and San Mateo). Belgian beer, pastrami and burgers. 

Cheez(steak) Whiz: A Philly transplant’s guide to the Peninsula’s best cheesesteaks

Hillsdale says hello to a modern mall food court, featuring Shake Shack, The Refuge & more

Meat in heaven: Silicon Valley’s biggest, baddest sandwiches

Menlo Tavern. Hotel restaurant with classic American fare.

Not for tourists: 10 Silicon Valley hotel restaurants locals love

Pacifica

Rosalind Bakery. Bakery and cafe.

For the love of Philly: Meet the Pacifica baker striving for the perfect hoagie roll 

15 Peninsula sandwiches we’re craving now

What we’re eating now: Wood-fired pizza and Singaporean satay in Pacifica

Tin Pot Creamery owner Becky Sunseri at her San Mateo store. (Photo by Charles Russo)

Palo Alto

Bistronomie by Baumé. Casual fine dining restaurant serving new versions of classic French dishes.

Baumé gave up two Michelin stars. Now it’s reopening with a more relaxed approach to fine dining.

Ferrari and Toyota: Meet the $15 sandwich from the restaurateurs behind Baumé

Seeing stars: Peninsula restaurants shine in the 2021 Michelin Guide

15 Peninsula sandwiches we’re craving now

Fantastic food courts & $50 burgers: the 650’s year in Peninsula eats

‘We are floored’ — Palo Alto newcomer Protégé wins Michelin star

Tin Pot Creamery (and in San Mateo). Ice cream.

For the Peninsula’s ice cream guru, life after Facebook is soft and sweet

-Food hall forage: What we ate at State Street Market in Los Altos

The chef’s bucket list: 47 Peninsula dishes to eat before you die

San Agus. Mexican cuisine and cocktails.

Beyond margaritas: How San Agus in Palo Alto is crafting a new Mexican cocktail experience

San Agus opens in Palo Alto with Mexico City street food

Hot drinks for cold weather: A guide to the SF Peninsula’s best toddies, teas and mole’d wine

Mix it up: 10 locally made cocktails for your post-quarantine comeback

Wildseed. Plant-based restaurant.

Town & Country welcomes SF’s Wildseed, a 100% plant-based eatery

Portola Valley

Alpine Inn Beer Garden. Historic and recently renovated bar and restaurant with plenty of patio space.

‘The best version of Rossotti’s that it’s ever been’: a new era begins for the historic Alpine Inn

A trio of ceviche at La Viga in Redwood City. (Photo by Veronica Weber)

Redwood City

La Viga. Seafood, cocktails and Mexican cuisine.

Instagrammable eateries: The original art of Silicon Valley’s most photogenic restaurants

The Restaurant Week Interviews 2021: 7 questions for Chef Manuel Martinez of La Viga Seafood

Seeing stars: Peninsula restaurants shine in the 2021 Michelin Guide

LV Mar. Seafood, tapas and cocktails.

Looking for live music? 12 must-visit destinations for dining and entertainment on the Peninsula

Zareen’s. Indian and Pakistani food.  

HalalFest wants to take the Bay Area’s halal foodie movement global

The chef’s bucket list: 47 Peninsula dishes to eat before you die

San Mateo

Pinstripes. Italian American bistro and bar along with bowling and bocce.

Looking for live music? 12 must-visit destinations for dining and entertainment on the Peninsula

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