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1. Century 12 San Mateo
Downtown San Mateo, San Mateo
Theater & Shows • $$
Always popular
Always popular
Popular weekend mornings • Popular weekend evenings
320 2nd Ave
Theater & Shows • $$
1. Century 12 San Mateo
Downtown San Mateo, San Mateo
Always popular
Always popular
Popular weekend mornings • Popular weekend evenings
320 2nd Ave
2. Motion Arts Center
Downtown San Mateo, San Mateo
Activities
217 S Claremont St
Activities
2. Motion Arts Center
Downtown San Mateo, San Mateo
217 S Claremont St
3. Cinemark Theatre Redwood Downtown 20 and XD
Downtown, Redwood City
Theater & Shows • $$
Always popular
Always popular
Group go-to • Popular weekdays
825 Middlefield Rd
Theater & Shows • $$
3. Cinemark Theatre Redwood Downtown 20 and XD
Downtown, Redwood City
Always popular
Always popular
Group go-to • Popular weekdays
825 Middlefield Rd
4. Artichoke Joe's Casino
Belle Air North, San Bruno
Activities
Popular weekend evenings
Popular weekend evenings
Popular weekend nights • Popular weekday evenings
659 Huntington Ave
Activities
4. Artichoke Joe's Casino
Belle Air North, San Bruno
Popular weekend evenings
Popular weekend evenings
Popular weekend nights • Popular weekday evenings
659 Huntington Ave
5. Century at Tanforan and XD
Tanforan, San Bruno
Theater & Shows
Popular weekdays
Popular weekdays
Popular weekend afternoons • Popular on weekends
1188 El Camino Real
Theater & Shows
5. Century at Tanforan and XD
Tanforan, San Bruno
Popular weekdays
Popular weekdays
Popular weekend afternoons • Popular on weekends
1188 El Camino Real
6. Fox Theatre
Downtown, Redwood City
Theater & Shows
Popular weekend evenings
Popular weekend evenings
Popular on weekends
2215 Broadway St
Theater & Shows
6. Fox Theatre
Downtown, Redwood City
Popular weekend evenings
Popular weekend evenings
Popular on weekends
2215 Broadway St
7. California Golf Club of San Francisco
El Camino, South San Francisco
Parks & Rec
Feelin' fancy?
Feelin' fancy?
844 W Orange Ave
Parks & Rec
7. California Golf Club of San Francisco
El Camino, South San Francisco
Feelin' fancy?
Feelin' fancy?
844 W Orange Ave
8. Google BrandLab At YouTube
Bayhill, San Bruno
Activities
Popular weekdays
Popular weekdays
Popular weekday mornings
901 Cherry Ave
Activities
Activities
8. Google BrandLab At YouTube
Bayhill, San Bruno
Popular weekdays
Popular weekdays
Activities
Popular weekday mornings
901 Cherry Ave
9. SFO Terminal 3 Ted McCann's Garage
Bayside Manor, South San Francisco
Activities
Super Popular
Super Popular
Feelin' fancy? • Always popular
Terminal 3 San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
Activities
Activities
9. SFO Terminal 3 Ted McCann's Garage
Bayside Manor, South San Francisco
Super Popular
Super Popular
Activities
Feelin' fancy? • Always popular
Terminal 3 San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
10. Central Park
Glazenwood, San Mateo
Parks & Rec
Trending
Trending
50 E 5th Ave
Parks & Rec
10. Central Park
Glazenwood, San Mateo
Trending
Trending
50 E 5th Ave
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Get to know nearby neighborhoods

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 Burlingame

Downtown Burlingame, located in San Francisco, sits on the edge of the San Francisco Bay. The area features residential homes and businesses. There are restaurants, cafes, candy stores, pottery stores, salons, home improvement, and pet supply stores. Fall Fest, First Friday, and Celebrate the Holidays are some of the events that take place in Downtown Burlingame.

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.

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.

Downtown

Downtown Redwood City sits right in the heart of Silicon Valley. A large selection of restaurants, cafes, and coffee shops can be found in Downtown Redwood City. Consignment shops, jewelry, clothing stores, real estate offices, bookstores, and more are available throughout town. Street shopping is abundant in Redwood City with clothing boutiques, hobby shops, and more.

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.

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