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Redwood City restaurants worth checking out

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Redwood City Restaurants Worth Checking Out

By Stett Holbrook


DON'T look now, but sleepy Redwood City is developing quite a little food scene. Here are five restaurants that are elevating the city's culinary profile.

La Casita Chilanga Not a new restaurant but one of the best, especially if you like hulking, Mexico City–style tortas. Two locations to serve you. 2928 Middlefield Road, 650.568.0351; and 761 EL Camino Real, 650.364.2808.

Mandaloun Seasonal Mediterranean food with California influences. 2021 Broadway. 650.367.7974.

New Kapadokia The second location for a beloved Turkish restaurant. 2399 Broadway St. 650.368.5500.

Old Port Lobster Shack New England–style seafood specializing in lobster rolls and other seafaring foods. 851 Veterans Blvd. 650.366.2400.

Red Lantern Slated to open in early July, this highly anticipated restaurant will offer upscale Vietnamese food in an even more upscale setting. chef Daniel Sudar was chef de cuisine at Betelnut in San Francisco and also worked with Gary Danko and George Morrone. 808 Winslow St. 650.369.5483.


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