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Welcome to Rise Woodfire

Proudly a local and family-owned business, we serve elevated comfort food in the heart of Downtown San Mateo, located right at the San Mateo train station. Born out of our owners Omid and Susan’s passion for people, pizza, and wood-fired cooking, our menu brings together an unexpected yet delicious combo of wood-fired pizza, rotisserie fare, and even homemade pies! Savor family favorites like our prime rib and rotisserie chicken slow roasted over a wood-burning spitfire with a side of creamy macaroni and cheese. Or, why not enjoy one of our wood-fired pizzas made famous at our Pizzeria location in Burlingame. We’re proud to use the best ingredients and unique dough to create mouth-watering gems and to craft signature cocktails at our two beautiful bars. 

Come experience our state-of-the-art patio bar -- it's heated and covered!

Takeout service for pickup and delivery are available.

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corkage fee $20 per bottle

Wines by The Glass


La Marca, Sparkling Wine, Italy (187 ml)


Argiolas, Sardegna, Italy

Sauvignon Blanc

Morgan, Arroyo Seco, Monterey, CA

Chardonnay, Unoaked

Lioco, Sonoma, CA

Chardonnay, Oaked

Chalk Hill, Sonoma, CA


Firestone, Santa Barbara, CA

Rose of Pinot Noir

The Day Wine, Mendocino, CA

Pinot Noir

Pali Wine Co., Central Coast, CA


Poggio Al Sole, Tuscany, Italy


Heron, Oakville, CA

Cabernet Sauvignon

B.R. Cohn, North Coast, CA


St. Cosme, Cotes du Rhone, France

Sangiovese / Sagrantino

Arnaldo Caprai, Montefalco Rosso, Umbria, Italy

Half Bottles

Champagne Brut

Laurent Perrier, France

Sauvignon Blanc

Frog's Leap, Napa, CA

Chardonnay, Oaked

Rombauer, Carneros, CA

Pinot Noir

Hitching Post, Central Coast, CA

Cab. Sauv. / Cab. Franc / Merlot

Blackbird Arise, Napa, CA

Whites by The Bottle


Bisol, Veneto, Italy

Gruner Veltliner

Zocker, Edna Valley, CA


Arnoldo Caprai, Umbria, Italy

Chardonnay, Unoaked

Albert Bichot, Chablis, France

Chardonnay, Oaked

Newton, Napa, CA

Roses by The Bottle

Sparkling Rose

Gruet, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Rose of Pinot Noir

The Day Wine, Mendocino, CA

Rose of Lagrein

Cantina Terlan, Alto Adige, Italy

Reds by The Bottle

Pinot Noir

Lioco, Mendocino, CA


Terra D'oro, Amador, CA

Cabernet Sauvignon

Textbook, Napa, CA

Sangiovese, Brunello di Montalcino

Altesino, Tuscany, Italy

Draught Beers


Fort Point, SF, CA


Trumer, Berkeley, CA

California Lager

Anchor Brewing, SF, CA

Pale Ale

Sierra Nevada, Chico, CA


Lagunitas, Petaluma, CA

Double IPA, Denogginizer

Drake’s, San Leandro, CA

Packaged Beers


Modelo Especial, Mexico Hazy


St. Archer, San Diego, CA

Red Ale

Westfalia, Fort Point, SF, CA

Specialty Cocktails

all cocktails $13

Orchard Highball

Hangar 1 Makrut Lime Vodka, Orange & Peychaud's Bitters, Elderflower Tonic Water

Lovely Loco Motive

Ketel One Vodka or Tanqueray Gin, White Peach Puree, Lemon

Peacock Daisy

Mi Campo Blanco Tequila, Blue Curacao, Agave Nectar, Lemon


Momento Verde Mezcal, Orange Curacao, Cactus Pear & Pomegranate, Lime

San Mateo Smash

Rittenhouse 100proof Rye Whiskey, Muddled Tangerine, Mint, Bitters

Golden Spike

George Dickel Rye Whiskey, Maraschino Cherry Liqueur, Ginger Beer, Pineapple, Lime

The Mule Train

Hangar 1 Vodka, Soda, Ginger Beer, Fresh Squeeze of Lime, Basil and Cucumber Garnish

Let The Fun Be-Gin

Gin, Fresh Grapefruit, Soda Water, Rosemary Sprig


Housemade Lemonade

fresh lemon juice, cane sugar

Tropical Sting

pineapple, lime, ginger, ginger beer

Rad Red Refresher

cactus pear & pomegranate, mint, lime, sparkling water

Bundaberg Ginger Beer


Mexican Coke


Mexican Sprite


Organic Oak Wood Roasted Coffee

italian-inspired coffee, local & fair trade, brewed fresh daily

Organic Iced Tea

Rishi "Golden Triangle Breakfast" black tea, fresh brewed

Organic Hot Tea

select from an assortment by Rishi Tea, fresh brewed

Private Events

Rise Woodfire is the premiere choice for hosting your special event. Built with events in mind, Rise Woodfire offers multiple options in a chic but approachable ambiance with a menu that can please all guests. Our beautifully designed space can host events for up to 200 persons. For more information, please send us an inquiry for your desired option, and an event manager will be in touch with you soon. Until then, we welcome you to take a virtual 360° tour of Rise Woodfire by clicking here.

Outdoor Patio

  • Capacity 120 standing | 90 seated
  • Space 1280 sq ft (including bar)

Train Car Room

Our special Train Car Room was designed to resemble dining train cars of the past. Feel free to admire the beautiful artwork on our wall. It is titled "Walking" by Inkiostro Bianco. We selected this particular piece because of the movement it conveys and the color combination is a perfect expression of our concept. After all, we are located within a historical train station directly at the San Mateo Caltrain stop! 

  • Capacity 40 seated
  • Space 400 sq ft

Grand Main Dining Room

  • Capacity 48 seated + 16 at the bar
  • Space 775 sq ft

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