San Mateo is a city in the U.S. state of California, in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is situated in San Mateo County, and is part of the high-tech region known as Silicon Valley. San Mateo is bordered by Burlingame, Foster City, Belmont, Highlands-Baywood Park, and Hillsborough.
The top employers in San Mateo with office space or other facilities in the area include San Mateo Medical Center, San Mateo-Foster City School District, Franklin Templeton Investments, San Mateo County Community College, San Mateo Union High School, City of San Mateo, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, Fisher Investments, CAPS Service Center, and San Mateo County.
Entertainment And Dining Out
One of the main attractions in San Mateo is 670-acre Coyote Point Park. This distinctive point is covered in eucalyptus trees. It serves as a great place to watch airplanes coming and going from the San Francisco International Airport. The park features walking and cycling trails, and includes sections of the San Francisco Bay Trail. There are many picnic areas throughout the park, as well as the Captains House Conference Facility, the Coyote Point Pistol and Rifle Range, the Coyote Point Museum for Environmental Education, and the Coyote Point Marina. Highly rated dining options in San Mateo include Kingfish Restaurant, Viognier, Sweet Basil Thai Cuisine, 5 Joy Restaurant, Astaria Restaurant & Bar, Hotaru, and Ravioli House.
There are several major airports located less than 30 miles from San Mateo. They include San Francisco International Airport located within 7 miles, Oakland International Airport located 25 miles away, and San Jose International Airport which is just 29 miles of San Mateo. The city’s public transportation includes light rail and bus service.