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The 9 Best American Restaurants In Redwood City

Updated: October 6, 2021

Looking for the best American restaurants in Redwood City? These are our top choices for gumbo and fried chicken. We researched top sites and incorporated millions of critic and user reviews to find the best American restaurants. If glasses of bloody mary and plates of crawfish sound like a good time head to these fantastic options in Redwood City.

Find the perfect American restaurant


Latin, $$, DowntownLatin, $$Redwood City, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Redwood Grill

American, $$, Woodside PlazaAmerican, $$Redwood City, Woodside Plaza
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0


American, $, Redwood CityAmerican, $Redwood City
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5


American, $$$$, Redwood CityAmerican, $$$$Redwood City
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5
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Franklin Street Caffe

American, $$, DowntownAmerican, $$Redwood City, Downtown
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.0

Harry's Hofbrau

American, $$, MiddlefieldAmerican, $$Redwood City, Middlefield
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Timber & Salt

New American, $$, DowntownNew American, $$Redwood City, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

The Grill House

American, $$, DolphinAmerican, $$Redwood City, Dolphin
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Ben Franks Restaurant

American, $, CentennialAmerican, $Redwood City, Centennial
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0

Why these restaurants?

Finding the best American restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. For these results, 3104661 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 28808 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 1901 lists and articles from Infatuation and others were carefully reviewed by boam. These spots have been featured in Infatuation - San Francisco’s New Restaurant Openings. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level pairing for Kentucky 75

    When having fried chicken, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Kentucky 75, a popular cocktail.

  • Pair Vieux Carre with heavy meat dish

    When considering what goes best with heavy meat dish, we recommend a glass of Vieux Carre, it truly complements the dish as it cuts through the heaviness of the dish.

  • A great drink pairing for grilled burger

    Knowing what to pair with grilled burger can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cocktail, particularly a glass of Margarita. This, sweet, cocktail balances the spicy and salty grilled burger.


  • July = American festival

    Pittsburgh, The United States is the proud home of the annual Picklesburgh Festival, held every July to celebrate everything that is good about American.

  • The first ever chocolate chip cookies

    Ruth Graves Wakefield is widely recognized as the first person to ever make the now-famous chocolate chip cookies.

Parking in the area

Getting a good parking spot in Redwood City can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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