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Central

The Central San Mateo, California, area is a community that features charming neighborhoods, a vital downtown area, recreational parks, and lagoons for water sports. The Central Recreation Center provides exercise classes, senior activities, and rooms that can be rented for events. There is plenty of shopping at both locally owned stores and large chain stores. When you get hungry, visit any of the variety of restaurants, including Central Park Bistro, All Spice Indian Fusion Restaurant, Saigon City Vietnamese Restaurant, and many more.

Downtown San Mateo

Downtown San Mateo, California, is a thriving and bustling community with brand new local businesses in historic buildings as well as long-standing establishments that have served the community for years. This urban area has an abundance of restaurants, bars, boutiques, and art exhibits to delight both residents and visitors.

Tanforan

The Tanforan area of San Bruno is a business district featuring the Tanforan shopping mall and a number of other businesses. Recent development has opened this neighborhood up to residential living, including numerous apartment buildings that are close to the mall and just a mile away from downtown Bruno.

Hacienda

Hacienda in San Mateo, California, is a charming community with tree-lined streets and small bungalows that are ideal for families and single people who enjoy the laid-back lifestyle. This section of town features parks, shopping, and restaurants for residents and visitors to enjoy. Shop at La Hacienda Market that offers a variety of Mexican staples to stock the pantry.

Downtown San Carlos

Downtown San Carlos, California, features a wide range of locally owned shops, restaurants, and bars. Known as the "city of good living," San Carlos has quite a few events that bring people to the area, including theater productions, the Hometown Days Carnival in Burton Park, a weekly farmers' market, and various other happenings.

Hillsdale

Hillsdale, located in San Mateo, is an area filled with shops, restaurants, and schools. The Hillsdale Shopping Center offers bookstores, electronics, apparel, jewelry, home furnishings, and more. Restaurants abound in the area, as well as a car wash, food market, preschool, and police station. Fiesta Meadows Park is in Hillsdale near the Bayshore Freeway.

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