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SAN MATEO COUNTY/SILICON VALLEY CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU GUIDE San Mateo County/Silicon Valley is the best of the San Francisco Bay Area, scenic home to SFO and a fresh culinary tourism destination! The Visitors Guide is published by the San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau. Ad Sales Representative: Tracy Fong Graphic Artist: Georgann Cartwright Printer: Lure Creative Design

MAKE RESERVATIONS ONLINE www.visitsmcsv.com PLEASE DIRECT YOUR QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS TO: SMCCVB 111 Anza Boulevard, Suite 410 Burlingame, CA 94010 Tel: 650.348.7600 or 800.288.4748 Fax: 650.348.7687 Web: visitsmcsv.com JOHN M. HUTAR President & CEO GINA ALLHANDS Vice President & COO TEIPO BROWN, JR. Director of Sales NINA RAMOS Director of International Market & Tourism Development KARALEE ADAMS National Account Executive (Sacramento Office) QUINCY SMITH National Account Executive (Chicago Office) FAYE PASTOR, CMP National Account Executive (Washington, DC Office) HEIDI ALVARADO National Account Executive JUAN CAMERO Media & Public Relations Manager KAT SAVIN Public Relations & Film Liaison CAROLE SELF Executive Assistant & Project Manager JOEY JIANG Sales Assistant MARY DE ROSA Part-Time Administrative Assistant ROSELLE BARTKE - BORG Part-Time Administrative Assistant

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Welcome To San Mateo County/Silicon Valley The Best Of The San Francisco Bay Area! San Mateo County/Silicon Valley, gateway to San Francisco, is graced with natural scenic beauty, yet has all of the excitement of a cosmopolitan community. With over 18,000 sleeping rooms and three large public meeting facilities, the San Mateo County/Silicon Valley area has it all. San Francisco International Airport adds to the appeal and convenience of the area. Ideally suited for conferences, long weekends and family vacations, San Mateo County/Silicon Valley fulfills the highest expectations of all types of visitors. Already known for its sunshine, 90 miles of beaches and proximity to San Francisco, the area has also earned a reputation as a culinary tourism destination, due to the incredible, fresh produce, seafood, locally produced cheese, wine and microbrews. The San Francisco Giants and other professional Bay Area teams are just a quick mass transit ride away. With Stanford University in our midst, sports and educational opportunities abound. Cultural activities involving the arts, music, history and entertainment are found throughout our area. Movie buffs will find filming locales from numerous feature films. For the ultimate in shopping, we offer several vibrant downtown areas, as well as four major shopping centers and numerous pockets of unique stores and boutiques. Conference attendees and families all find something of interest here. Nature lovers enjoy whale watching and migrating elephant seals at Año Nuevo State Reserve. Museum lovers flock to the Hiller Aviation Museum, CuriOdyssey, Cantor Arts Center, San Mateo County History Museum and Computer History Museum. Golfers find courses and practice ranges with spectacular views, and runners, walkers and bicyclists have miles of scenic trails and parks to explore. The opportunities are endless in the area we call home. Come and discover “The best of the San Francisco Bay Area - San Mateo County/Silicon Valley.”

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Oakland San Francisco

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Brisbane

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Atherton Menlo Park

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WHAT OUR CVB CAN DO FOR YOU We are happy to provide you with information on properties, tours, transportation, visitor guides, and more! The San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau represents over 170 properties and over 18,000 sleeping rooms from the deluxe to the economical. Home to San Francisco International Airport, we offer postcardperfect accommodations on or near the water and in the heart of all the action. With San Francisco just minutes away, you’ll have the best of all worlds. Whether you’re looking for an airport property, a resort, an intimate inn or a quiet retreat and conference center away from it all, we can help. 650.348.7600 / 1.800.288.4748 www.visitsmcsv.com Follow Us: @visit_smc_sv DEVILS SLIDE COASTAL TRAIL by Edna Takeda Geller

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HOTELS San Mateo County/Silicon Valley offers over 18,000 hotel rooms, just minutes from San Francisco International Airport. Choose from bay front, oceanfront, or center of town. Luxury resorts, quaint inns, full service hotels and bed and breakfasts all await your stay. Whatever your preference, San Mateo County/Silicon Valley is your place to stay while in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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• AC HOTEL SFO/OYSTER POINT

• AMERICAS BEST VALUE INN

1333 Veterans Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94080 .................................................... 650.742.9211 www.achotelsfo.com

140 North Bayshore Boulevard San Mateo, CA 94401............ 650.342.3273 www.americasbestvalueinn.com

HOTELS

WATERFRONT

• AIRPORT INN

751 Airport Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94080 .................................................... 650.588.9400

• ALL SEASONS LODGE

800 El Camino Real South San Francisco, CA 94080 ............................................ 650.589.6702 www.allseasonslodgesfo.com Newly remodeled, in a quiet and convenient central location. Free high-speed wireless Internet, a 33” flat screen TV with HBO, microwave, minifridge and full bathtub/shower.

• ALOFT SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT

401 East Millbrae Avenue Millbrae, CA 94030................ 650.443.5500 https://marriott.com/sfoal

• AMERICANA INN MOTEL

760 El Camino Real
 South San Francisco, CA 94080 .................................................... 650.589.0404

• AMERICAS BEST VALUE INN PACIFICA/SAN FRANCISCO

2160 Francisco Boulevard Pacifica, CA 94044................. 650.359.9494 www.americasbestvalueinn.com

• BEL MATEO MOTEL

SAN MATEO/SAN FRANCISCO

• AMERICAS BEST VALUE INN 
 & SUITES SFO NORTH

701 Airport Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94080
 .................................................... 650.952.2505 www.americasbestvalueinn.com

• AMERICAS BEST VALUE SKY RANCH INN

4234 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94306............... 650.493.7221 www.americasbestvalueinn.com

• BELMONT PALMS MOTEL

700 El Camino Real Belmont, CA 94002................ 650.593.3951

• BERBEDA PLACE

3339 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94306............... 650.493.2521 www.berbedaplace.com

• BEST WESTERN COYOTE POINT

480 North Bayshore Boulevard San Mateo, CA 94401.............650.347.9990 www.bestwestern.com

• ATHERTON INN

• BEST WESTERN INN

• ATHERTON PARK INN 


• BEST WESTERN PLUS CAMERON’S

2834 El Camino Real Redwood City, CA 94061 .................................................... 650.366.2000 www.theredwoodcityhotel.com

1410 Cabrillo Highway South
 Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
 .................................................... 650.713.5151 www.cameronsinn.com

1201 West Selby Lane Redwood City, CA 94061 .................................................... 650.474.2777 www.athertoninn.com

316 El Camino Real Redwood City, CA 94062 .................................................... 650.366.3808 www.bestwestern.com

INN HALF MOON BAY

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• BAY LANDING HOTEL

• BEST WESTERN PLUS

• BAYHILL INN SAN BRUNO/SFO

25 5th Avenue Redwood City, CA 94063 .................................................... 650.366.5794 www.bestwestern.com/executivesuites

1550 Bayshore Highway Burlingame, CA 94010.......... 650.259.9000 www.baylandinghotel.com 950 El Camino Real San Bruno, CA 94066............ 650.588.4967 www.bayhillinn.com

• AMERICAS BEST VALUE INN

• BEACH HOUSE HOTEL

1562 El Camino Real
 San Carlos, CA 94070............ 650.591.6655 www.americasbestvalueinn.com

4100 Cabrillo Highway North Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 .................................................... 650.712.0220 www.beach-house.com

SAN CARLOS

803 Belmont Avenue Belmont, CA 94002................ 650.591.0748 www.bel-mateomotel.com

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• BEST WESTERN PLUS

GROSVENOR HOTEL SFO

380 South Airport Boulevard
 South San Francisco, CA 94080
 .................................................... 650.873.3200 www.grosvenorsfo.com

| Complimentary 24/7 shuttle to SFO airport | re:fuel - 24 hr gourmet grab & go | tactic - 650 sq. ft. meeting space | complimentary wifi

401 E. MILLBRAE AVENUE MILLBRAE, CA 94030 | re:charge - 24 hr workout facility | splash - indoor heated pool | live music entertainment | W XYZ Bar & Lounge 10

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GRAND HYATT AT SFO

Please come and visit Bay Landing Hotel, a hidden jewel and winner of the California Lodging Industry Association’s Excellence in Lodging & Hospitality Award!

Complimentary deluxe hot breakfast daily Complimentary high-speed, wireless Internet access throughout the hotel Abundant, free parking Complimentary shuttle to/from San Francisco International Airport Spectacular bay views Well-equipped exercise room For reservations, please call (866) 783-9612 or (650) 259-9000. 1550 Bayshore Highway, Burlingame CA 94010 www.baylandinghotel.com @VISIT_SMC_SV

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• BUDGET INN

2526 El Camino Real Redwood City, CA 94061 .................................................... 650.366.0880

16350 Skyline Boulevard Woodside, CA 94062.............. 650.529.1046 www.canyonranch.com/woodside

• CAPRI MOTEL

2380 El Camino Real Redwood City, CA 94063 .................................................... 650.369.6221 www.caprimotelredwoodcity.com

• CARDINAL HOTEL

235 Hamilton Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94301............... 650.323.5101 www.cardinalhotel.com

• THE CATRINA HOTEL

2110 South El Camino Real
 San Mateo, CA 94403............ 650.341.9231 www.thecatrinahotel.com

• THE CLEMENT HOTEL PALO ALTO

711 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94301...... 650.322.7111 www.theclementpaloalto.com

S.F. AIRPORT WEST

611 San Bruno Avenue East San Bruno, CA 94066............ 650.589.5089 www.comfortinn.com

• COMFORT INN & SUITES 
 SFO AIRPORT NORTH

121 East Grand Avenue South San Francisco, CA 94080
 .................................................... 650.589.7100 www.sfosuites.com

• COMFORT INN PALO ALTO

• COMFORT INN REDWOOD CITY

1818 El Camino Real Redwood City, CA 94063 .................................................... 650.599.9636 www.comfortinn.com

• CORONET MOTEL

2455 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94306............... 650.326.1081 www.coronetmotel.net

• COSTANOA LODGE & RESORT

2001 Rossi Road Pescadero, CA 94060............. 650.879.1100 www.costanoa.com

251 El Camino Real San Carlos, CA 94070............ 650.508.1800 www.countryinn.com/sancarlosca

• COUNTRY INN MOTEL

Free hot breakfast buffet • Walk to beach & Main Street • Pet-friendly Mention code “SMC” for a discounted rate. Not valid on holidays or during special events.

4345 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94306............... 650.948.9154 www.paloaltocountryinn.com

• COURTYARD REDWOOD CITY

600 Bair Island Road Redwood City, CA 94063 .................................................... 650.216.9435 www.marriott.com/sford

Best Western Plus

GROSVENOR HOTEL At San Francisco International Airport 380 South Airport Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94080

- Located close to the South San Francisco Conference Center - 206 Guest Rooms and 9 Suites, 100% smoke free - Newly renovated meeting space for up to 300 people - Newly renovated guest rooms - Complimentary newly upgraded wireless internet - Complimentary Airport Shuttle to SFO - Guest Laundry Area - Fitness Room and Outdoor Seasonal Pool For Reservations Call: 1-800-722-7141 or 650-873-3200

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1300 Veterans Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94080
 .................................................... 650.871.4100 www.marriott.com/sfoop

• COURTYARD S.F. AIRPORT - SAN BRUNO

1050 Bayhill Drive San Bruno, CA 94066............ 650.952.3333 www.marriott.com/sfosb

- STANFORD

BY RADISSON

230 Cabrillo Highway South Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 ............................................ 650.726.3400 www.coastsideinn.com

POINT WATERFRONT - SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO

3945 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94306............... 650.493.3141 www.choicehotels.com

• COUNTRY INN & SUITES

• COASTSIDE INN

• COURTYARD S.F. AIRPORT/OYSTER HOTELS

• CANYON RANCH WELLNESS RETREAT

• COMFORT INN & SUITES 


• COURTYARD SAN MATEO FOSTER CITY

550 Shell Boulevard Foster City, CA 94404....650.377.0600 www.marriott.com/sfofc “It’s a New Stay” with luxurious bedding, flat-panel TVs, and gracious amenities that make travelers feel they are home. Enjoy breakfast, dinner and cocktails in The Bistro.

• COWPER INN

705 Cowper Street Palo Alto, CA 94301................650.327.4475 www.cowperinn.com

• CREEKSIDE INN

3400 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94306............... 650.493.2411 www.creekside-inn.com

• CROWNE PLAZA FOSTER CITY 
 - SAN MATEO

1221 Chess Drive Foster City, CA 94404............ 650.570.5700 www.eventscp.com

• CROWNE PLAZA PALO ALTO

4290 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94306................650.857.0787 www.cabanapaloalto.com

COMFORT INN & SUITES SFO AIRPORT NORTH 121 East Grand Avenue, South San Francisco, CA 94080 P 650.589.7100 F 650.589.7796 E info@sfosuites.com

“You’ll feel at home.”

Business Center Exercise Room Onsite Laundry Facility Outdoor Heated Spa Complimentary Deluxe Breakfast Daily Complimentary High-Speed Wireless Internet Access Complimentary Shuttle to/from San Francisco Airport

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• CROWNE PLAZA S.F. AIRPORT HOTELS

1177 Airport Boulevard Burlingame, CA 94010.......... 650.342.9200 www.sfocp.com

• CYPRESS INN ON 


MIRAMAR BEACH

407 Mirada Road Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 .................................................... 650.726.6002 www.cypressinn.com

• DAYS INN REDWOOD CITY

2650 El Camino Real Redwood City, CA 94061 .................................................... 650.369.9200 www.daysinn.com

• DAYS INN S.F. AIRPORT 
 - OYSTER POINT

1113 Airport Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94080
 .................................................... 650.873.9300 www.daysinnsfairport.com

• DAYS INN S.F. AIRPORT WEST

1550 El Camino Real San Bruno, CA 94066............ 650.616.9600 www.daysinnsanbruno.com

• DELUXE INN REDWOOD CITY

1402 Stafford Street Redwood City, CA 94063 .................................................... 650.368.3596

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• DELUXE INN 


• EMBASSY SUITES S.F. AIRPORT 


920 El Camino Real South San Francisco, CA 94080
 .................................................... 650.583.2408

150 Anza Boulevard Burlingame, CA 94010.......... 650.342.4600 www.sfoburlingame.embassysuites.com

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO

• DINAH’S GARDEN HOTEL

4261 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94306............... 650.493.2844 www.dinahshotel.com

• DOUBLETREE BY HILTON 
 S.F. AIRPORT

835 Airport Boulevard Burlingame, CA 94010.......... 650.344.5500 www.sanfranciscoairport.doubletree.com

• DOUBLETREE BY HILTON 
 S.F. AIRPORT NORTH

5000 Sierra Point Parkway Brisbane, CA 94005................415.467.4400 www.doubletreesfo.com

• THE DYLAN HOTEL AT SFO

110 South El Camino Real Millbrae, CA 94030.................650.697.7373 www.dylansfo.com

• EL RANCHO INN, BEST WESTERN SIGNATURE COLLECTION

1100 El Camino Real Millbrae, CA 94030................ 650.588.8500 www.elranchoinn.com

•SOUTH SMC/PALO ALTO

- WATERFRONT

• EMBASSY SUITES SFO AIRPORT SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO

250 Gateway Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94080 .................................................... 650.589.3400 www.sfosouthsanfrancisco. embassysuites.com

• EXTENDED STAY AMERICA 
 - BELMONT

120 Sem Lane Belmont, CA 94002................ 650.654.0344 www.extendedstayhotels.com

• EXTENDED STAY AMERICA 
 - SAN CARLOS

3 Circle Star Way San Carlos, CA 94070............ 650.368.2600 www.extendedstayhotels.com

• EXTENDED STAY AMERICA 
 - SAN MATEO

1830 Gateway Drive San Mateo, CA 94404............ 650.574.1744 www.extendedstayhotels.com

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• FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES 
 S.F./SAN CARLOS

• FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON HOTEL & SUITES

264 South Airport Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94080
 .................................................... 650.624.3700 www.fourpointssfo.com

• FOUR SEASONS HOTEL 
 SILICON VALLEY

2050 University Avenue East Palo Alto, CA 94303 .................................................... 650.566.1200 www.fourseasons.com/siliconvalley

• GARDEN COURT HOTEL

520 Cowper Street Palo Alto, CA 94301............... 650.322.9000 www.gardencourt.com

• GARDEN MOTEL

1690 Broadway Street Redwood City, CA 94063 .................................................... 650.366.4724

• GATEWAY INN & SUITES

516 El Camino Real San Bruno, CA 94066............ 650.583.4555 www.gatewayinnsfo.com

• HAMPTON INN SFO AIRPORT

• GOOD NITE INN

300 Gateway Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94080
 .................................................... 650.876.0200 www.sanfranciscoairport.hamptoninn.com

3941 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94306............... 650.493.6611 www.glassinnpaloalto.com 485 Veterans Boulevard Redwood City, CA 94063...... 650.365.5500 www.goodnite.com/redwood-city

• GRAND HYAT T AT SFO

55 South McDonnell Road San Francisco, CA 94128 .................................................... 650.452.1234 www.grandhyattatsfo.com

• HALF MOON BAY INN

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO

• HARBOR VIEW INN

51 Avenue Alhambra Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
 .................................................... 650.726.2329 www.harborviewinn.net

• HILLSDALE INN

477 East Hillsdale Boulevard San Mateo, CA 94403............ 650.341.3461

401 Main Street Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 .................................................... 650.726.1177 www.halfmoonbayinn.com

• HILTON GARDEN INN PALO ALTO

• HALF MOON BAY LODGE

• HILTON GARDEN INN

2400 Cabrillo Highway South Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 .................................................... 650.726.9000 www.halfmoonbaylodge.com

• HAMPTON INN & SUITES

S.F. AIRPORT BURLINGAME

1755 Bayshore Highway Burlingame, CA 94010.......... 650.697. 5736 www.hamptoninn.com

HOTELS

555 Skyway Road San Carlos, CA 94070............ 650.631.0777 www.marriott.com/sfofs

• GLASS SLIPPER INN

4216 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94306............... 650.843.0795 www.paloalto.hgi.com

SAN MATEO

2000 Bridgepointe Circle San Mateo, CA 94404............ 650.522.9000 www.sanmateo.hgi.com

• HILTON GARDEN INN

S.F. AIRPORT - BURLINGAME

765 Airport Boulevard Burlingame, CA 94010...........650.347.7800 www.sfoburlingame.hgi.com

CROWNE PLAZA SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT IS PERFECTLY SITUATED 3 MILES FROM SFO. • COMPLIMENTARY WI-FI, 24/7 BUSINESS CENTER & FITNESS CENTER · COMPLIMENTARY PARKING AND HOTEL SHUTTLE TO/FROM SFO AIRPORT

2000 Bridgepointe Circle, San Mateo, CA 94404 650-522-9000 · 1-877-STAY-HGI sanmateo.hgi.com

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• HILTON GARDEN INN 


• HOMEWOOD SUITES BY HILTON

670 Gateway Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94080
 .................................................... 650.872.1515 www.sanfranciscoairportnorth.hgi.com

(Opening Fall 2019) 400 Concourse Drive 1201 Shoreway Road Belmont, CA 94002................ 650.591.8600 Belmont, CA 94005.................650.597.2000 https://belmont.house.hyatt.com www.hwbelmont. HYAT T REGENCY homewoodsuitesbyhilton.com

• HILTON S.F. AIRPORT

• HOMEWOOD SUITES BY HILTON

600 Airport Boulevard Burlingame, CA 94010.......... 650.340.8500 www.hiltonsfo.com

4329 El Camino Real
 Palo Alto, CA 94306............... 650.559.8700 www.paloalto.homewoodsuites.com

• HOLIDAY INN & SUITES

• HOMEWOOD SUITES BY HILTON

330 North Bayshore Boulevard San Mateo, CA 94401............ 650.344.3219 www.hisanmateo.com

2000 Shoreline Court
 Brisbane, CA 94005............... 650.589.1600 www.sfoairport.north. homewoodsuites.com

HOTELS

S.F. AIRPORT NORTH 
 - SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO

BAYFRONT

SAN MATEO - S.F. SFO

• HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS 


BELMONT

PALO ALTO

• HOTEL AURA SFO

190 El Camino Real San Bruno, CA 94066... 650.588.0800 www.hotelaurasfo.com

• HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS 


• HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS 


• HOTEL BELMONT

560 El Camino Real
 Belmont, CA 94002................ 650.593.3495

REDWOOD CITY CENTRAL

1836 El Camino Real Redwood City, CA 94063 .................................................... 650.299.0909 www.hiexstanford.com

• HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS 
 SFO NORTH

111 Mitchell Avenue South San Francisco, CA 94080 .............................................650.877.0770 www.hotelfocussfo.com

• HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS 


Eco-friendly, pet-friendly, newly renovated hotel, with complimentary WiFi, Continental breakfast and SFO airport shuttle. Close to SFO, biotech, restaurants and activities.

SFO SOUTH

1250 Bayshore Highway Burlingame, CA 94010...........650.347.2381 www.holidayinnexpress.com

AIRPORT

275 South Airport Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94080 ............................................ 650.873.3550 www.hisfo.com

• HOME2 SUITES BY HILTON SFO NORTH

• INN AT MAVERICKS

346 Princeton Avenue Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 ............................................ 650.421.5300 www.innatmavericks.com Six spacious suites offer superior accommodations overlooking picturesque Pillar Point Harbor and the Pacific Ocean. Three suites are dog-friendly with a fenced-in patio.

• HOTEL FOCUS SFO

373 South Airport Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94080
 .................................................... 650.589.0600 www.expresssfo.com

• HOLIDAY INN S.F. INT’L

SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT

1333 Bayshore Highway Burlingame, CA 94010...........650.347.1234 https://sanfranciscoairport. regency.hyatt.com

SFO AIRPORT NORTH

& SUITES BELMONT

& SUITES PACIFICA

BELMONT/
REDWOOD SHORES

1650 El Camino Real Belmont, CA 94002................ 650.654.4000 www.hiexpress.com/belmontca

519 Nick Gust Way/Rockaway Beach Pacifica, CA 94044................. 650.355.5000 www.hiexpresspacifica.com

• HYAT T HOUSE

• HOTEL KEEN

425 High Street
 Palo Alto, CA 94301................650.327.2775 www.hotelkeen.com

• HOTEL NOVA SFO BY FAIRBRIDGE

410 South Airport Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94080 .................................................... 650.875.7878 www.fairbridgeinns.com

550 Gateway Boulevard HOTEL PARMANI South San Francisco, CA 94080 3200 El Camino Real .................................................... 650.822.1000 Palo Alto, CA 94306............... 650.493.9085 www.sanfranciscoairportnorth. www.hotelparmani.com home2suitesbyhilton.com

• INN AT ROCKAWAY

200 Rockaway Beach Avenue Pacifica, CA 94044......... 650.359.7700 www.innatrockaway.com Newly renovated boutique hotel, just a half block from the beach. Ocean View rooms available. Walk to restaurants and shopping. SFO and San Francisco are a short drive away.

• LA QUINTA INN & SUITES 
 S.F. AIRPORT WEST

1390 El Camino Real Millbrae, CA 94030................ 650.952.3200 www.lq.com

• LA QUINTA INN & SUITES
 S.F. AIRPORT NORTH

20 Airport Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94080
 .................................................... 650.583.2223 www.659.lq.com

• HOTEL V

222 South Airport Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94080
 .................................................... 650.589.9055 www.hotelvsfoairport.com

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HOTELS

CARDINAL HOTEL, PALO ALTO

EMBASSY SUITES BY HILTON SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT 250 Gateway Boulevard, South San Francisco (650) 589-3400 / www.sfosouthsanfrancisco.embassysuites.com

www.dylansfo.com / 650.697.7373

110 S. El Camino, Millbrae, California Complimentary: buffet breakfast, overnight parking, 24hr San Francisco Airport shuttle & high-speed wi-fi

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Two Room Suites, Complimentary Breakfast and Evening Reception, & FREE SFO Shuttle Service

EMBASSY SUITES BY HILTON SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT-WATERFRONT 150 Anza Boulevard, Burlingame (650) 342-4600 / www.sfoburlingame.embassysuites.com VISITSMCSV.COM

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EMBASSY SUITES SFO SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO

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• MARRIOT T FAIRFIELD INN

690 Gateway Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94080 .....................................................650.827.1515 www.larkspurhotels.com

250 El Camino Real Millbrae, CA 94030................ 650.259.0400 www.marriott.com/sfome

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO

• LIA HOTEL

950 El Camino Real San Carlos, CA 94070............ 650.593.3136 www.liahotel.com

& SUITES SFO

• NANTUCKET WHALE INN

615 Mill Street Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 .................................................... 650.726.8750 www.millroseinn.com

779 Main Street Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 ............................................ 650.726.1616 www.nantucketwhaleinn.com

• MILLWOOD INN & SUITES

Experience Half Moon Bay’s premiere, luxury boutique inn. Seven exquisite rooms. Enjoy a full breakfast, wine & cheese hour, and relax in the garden sitting area with a fire pit.

• THE MIRAMAR INN & SUITES

105 Rockaway Beach Avenue Pacifica, CA 94044......... 650.355.6300 www.pacificalighthouse.com The only full-service hotel in the Bay Area located directly on the ocean, with 97 rooms, 4,500 sq. ft. of event space, and onsite Moonraker restaurant.

NANTUCKET WHALE INN

• MILL ROSE INN

1375 El Camino Real 
 Millbrae, CA 94030................ 650.583.3935 www.millwoodinn.com

• LIGHTHOUSE HOTEL

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3020 Cabrillo Highway North Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 .................................................... 650.726.9700 www.miramarinn.com

• MOTEL 6 BELMONT - 
SAN FRANCISCO

• THE NEST PALO ALTO

3901 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94306............... 650.493.2760 www.thenestpaloalto.com

• NOBU HOTEL PALO ALTO

1101 Shoreway Road
 Belmont, CA 94002................ 650.591.1471 www.motel6.com

Destined for any traveler, Holiday Inn Express San Francisco Airport South means clean, consistent, and comfortable rooms wherever you go.

HOTELS

• LARKSPUR LANDING HOTEL 


(Formerly The Epiphany Hotel) 180 Hamilton Avenue
 Palo Alto, CA 94301............... 650.666.3311 www.paloalto.nobuhotels.com

• OAK MOTEL

4279 El Camino Real
 Palo Alto, CA 94306............... 650.493.6644

Mixing Work and Play in the Bay. It’s good not to be home.

We are where hospitality meets the bay! holidayinnexpress.com

Centrally located in between downtown San Francisco and Silicon Valley, Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport is the ideal place to work and play. For reservations, visit sanfranciscoairport.regency.hyatt.com

1250 Bayshore Highway, Burlingame, CA 94010 reservations@hiesfosouth.com | 650.347.2381 @VISIT_SMC_SV

HYATT REGENCY SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT 1333 Bayshore Highway Burlingame, California, United States, 94010

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• OCEAN VIEW INN HOTELS

8425 Cabrillo Highway Montara, CA 94037................ 650.728.8200 www.oceanviewinnhmb.com

• THE OCEANFRONT HOTEL

211 Mirada Road Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 .................................................... 650.726.6642

• OCEANO HOTEL & SPA

HALF MOON BAY HARBOR

280 Capistrano Road Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 .................................................... 888.623.2661 www.oceanohalfmoonbay.com

• PACIFIC EURO HOTEL

868 Main Street Redwood City, CA 94063 .................................................... 650.363.1642 www.pacificeuro.com

• PACIFIC INN

2610 El Camino Real Redwood City, CA 94061 .................................................... 650.368.1495 www.pacificinnrwc.com

• PACIFIC VICTORIAN BED & BREAKFAST

325 Alameda Avenue Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 .................................................... 650.712.3900 www.pacificvictorian.com

• PACIFICA BEACH HOTEL

525 Crespi Drive
 Pacifica, CA 94044................. 650.355.9999 www.pacificabeachhotel.com

• PULLMAN SAN FRANCISCO BAY

223 Twin Dolphin Drive Redwood City, CA 94065 .................................................... 650.598.9000 www.pullmanhotels.com

• QUALITY INN HALF MOON BAY

2930 Cabrillo Highway North Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 .................................................... 650.712.1999 www.choicehotels.com

• RAMADA LIMITED SAN BRUNO

500 El Camino Real San Bruno, CA 94066............ 650.871.4000 www.ramada.com

• RAMADA LIMITED SUITES

721 Airport Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94080
 .................................................... 650.583.7300 www.ramadainnsfairport.com

• RED ROOF PLUS+ S.F. AIRPORT

777 Airport Boulevard Burlingame, CA 94010.......... 650.342.7772 https://sanfranciscoairport.redroof.com

• REDWOOD CREEK INN

3706 Rolison Road Redwood City, CA 94063 .................................................... 650.366.1442

• REGENCY INN S.F AIRPORT

411 San Bruno Avenue East San Bruno, CA 94066............ 650.589.7535 www.regencyinnsfo.com

800 East San Carlos Avenue San Carlos, CA 94070.............650.637.5500 www.residenceinnsancarlos.com

A charming neighborhood boutique hotel within walking distance of shopping and dining. Minutes from Stanford University, Stanford Shopping Center, and downtown Palo Alto.

• PARK POINTE HOTEL

245 South Airport Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94080
 .................................................... 650.589.7200 www.parkpointehotel.com

• PESCADERO CREEK INN

393 Stage Road Pescadero, CA 94060..............888.307.1898 www.pescaderocreekinn.com

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• ROYAL INN

120 Hickey Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94080
 .................................................... 650.755.0724 www.royalinnsanfrancisco.us

• SAN BENITO HOUSE HISTORIC INN

356 Main Street Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 .................................................... 650.726.3425 www.sanbenitohouse.com

• SAN CARLOS INN

1140 Morse Boulevard San Carlos, CA 94070............ 650.593.4198

• SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT MARRIOTT WATERFRONT

1800 Old Bayshore Highway
 Burlingame, CA 94010.......... 650.692.9100 www.sanfranciscoairportmarriott.com

• REDWOOD MOTOR COURT

SAN CARLOS

4238 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94306...... 650.493.4222 www.thepaloaltoinn.com

151 El Camino Real San Bruno, CA 94066............ 650.589.3553 www.ritzinnsfo.com

1090 El Camino Real Redwood City, CA 94063 .................................................... 650.369.1731 www.redwoodcreekinn.com

• RESIDENCE INN REDWOOD CITY

• THE PALO ALTO INN

• RITZ INN

• RESIDENCE INN S.F. AIRPORT/
 SAN MATEO

2000 Winward Way San Mateo, CA 94404............ 650.574.4700 www.marriott.com/sfosm

• RESIDENCE INN S.F.

AIRPORT/
OYSTER POINT WATERFRONT

1350 Veterans Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94080
 .....................................................650.837.9000 www.marriott.com/sfori

• THE RITZ-CARLTON, 
 HALF MOON BAY

One Miramontes Point Road Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 .................................................... 650.712.7000 www.ritzcarlton.com/hmb

•SOUTH SMC/PALO ALTO

• SAN MATEO MARRIOT T S.F. AIRPORT

1770 South Amphlett Boulevard San Mateo, CA 94402 ............................................ 650.653.6000 www.sanmateomarriott.com Located 10 minutes from SFO and close to Silicon Valley’s high-tech world, the San Mateo Marriott welcomes guests with stylish, luxurious accommodations and warm, welcoming service.

• SAN MATEO SFO 
 AIRPORT HOTEL

350 North Bayshore Boulevard San Mateo, CA 94401............ 650.344.6376 www.sanmateosfoairporthotel.com

• SEA BREEZE MOTEL

100 Rockaway Beach Avenue Pacifica, CA 94044................. 650.359.3903 www.nicksrestaurant.net/motel.html

• SEAL COVE INN

221 Cypress Avenue Moss Beach, CA 94038......... 650.728.4114 www.sealcoveinn.com

• SEQUOIA INN

526 El Camino Real Redwood City, CA 94063 .................................................... 650.369.6736

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HOTELS

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL, SILICON VALLEY

By Devin Roberts

Residence Inn by Marriott® Redwood City San Carlos Welcome to Silicon Valley’s newest high-tech retreat. Relax when you want. Stay productive when it’s essential. We’ll make sure you thrive during your stay.

650.637.5500 | ResidenceInnSanCarlos.com @VISIT_SMC_SV

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PACIFICA BEACH HOTEL

By Bradley Wittke Photography

ENJOY THE BEST OF THE BAY AREA • 10 minutes from SFO, complimentary airport shuttle available • 25 minutes from Downtown San Francisco, Oracle Park, and the Golden Gate Bridge • 477 guestrooms and suites • 22,000 square feet of modern meeting space • Resort-like campus with heated outdoor pool, business center, and fitness center • Red Stack Café & Market offering fresh grab-and-go items • CRAFT/CODE kitchen & cocktails serving all day SALES@MARRIOTT-SANMATEO.COM | SanMateoMarriott.com 650-653-6100 | 1770 South Amphlett Blvd. | San Mateo, CA 94402

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•CENTRAL SMC

•SOUTH SMC/PALO ALTO

•PACIFIC COAST SIDE

•SURROUNDING AREAS


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• VAGABOND INN EXECUTIVE 


• SHERATON PALO ALTO HOTEL

S.F. AIRPORT BAYFRONT

625 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94301...... 650.328.2800 https://marriott.com/sjcsi

1640 Old Bayshore Highway Burlingame, CA 94010.......... 650.692.4040 www.vagabondinn.com

• TOWNEPLACE SUITES

630 El Camino Real Belmont, CA 94002................ 650.593.5883 www.siliconvalleyinnca.com

SAN MATEO FOSTER CITY

1299 Chess Drive Foster City, CA 94404 ............................................ 650.539.4600 www.marriott.com/sfomt

• SPRINGHILL SUITES BELMONT REDWOOD SHORES

1401 Shoreway Road Belmont, CA 94002................ 650.622.9004 www.marriott.com/sfobm

New hotel, ideal for mid- and longterm stays. Features a fully equipped kitchen, free hot breakfast, free parking and free WiFi. Shopping and restaurants within walking distance.

• STANFORD MOTOR INN

3305 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94306............... 650.493.3153 www.stanfordmotorinn.com

• STANFORD TERRACE INN

• TOWNEPLACE SUITES

• STAYBRIDGE SUITES 


1000 Twin Dolphin Drive Redwood City, CA 94065 ............................................ 650.593.4100 www.marriott.com/sforw

REDWOOD SHORES

531 Stanford Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94306................650.857.0333 www.stanfordterraceinn.com

S.F. AIRPORT

1350 Huntington Avenue San Bruno, CA 94066............ 650.588.0770 www.staybridgesuites.com/sfoairport

• STONE VILLA INN

2175 South El Camino Real San Mateo, CA 94403............ 650.458.6556 www.stonevillainnsanmateo.com

• SUPER 8 S.F. AIRPORT - SAN BRUNO

421 El Camino Real San Bruno, CA 94066... 650.624.0999 www.sanbrunosuper8.com

• TRAVELERS INN

100 Hickey Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94080
 .................................................... 800.755.7973 www.travelersinnonline.com

• VILLA MONTÉS HOTEL

620 El Camino Real San Bruno, CA 94066............ 650.745.0111 www.villamonteshotel.com

HOTELS

• SILICON VALLEY INN

• THE WESTIN PALO ALTO HOTEL

675 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94301...... 650.321.4422 https://marriott.com/sjcwp

• THE WESTIN S.F. AIRPORT

1 Old Bayshore Highway Millbrae, CA 94030................ 650.692.3500 https://marriott.com/sfowi

• ZABALLA HOUSE BED 
 & BREAKFAST

324 Main Street Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 .................................................... 650.726.9123 www.zaballahouse.net

• THE ZEN HOTEL

4164 El Camino Real
 Palo Alto, CA 94306............... 650.493.4492 www.thezenhotel.com

• TRAVELODGE PALO ALTO

3255 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94306............... 650.600.8515 www.travelodgepaloalto.com

• TRAVELODGE S.F. 
AIRPORT NORTH

326 South Airport Boulevard
 South San Francisco, CA 94080
 .................................................... 650.583.9600 www.staysf.com/sfo.html

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO BAYSIDE by Donna Fentanes

• Less than 1 mile from SFO, complimentary 24/7 airport shuttle offered • 16+ Meeting Rooms, over 13,000 sq. ft. of meeting space • Grill & Vine Restaurant offering locally sourced ingredients & Runway Café serving Starbucks™ coffee • WestinWORKOUT Fitness Studio, heated indoor pool & jacuzzi 1 Old Bayshore Hwy, Millbrae CA 94030 Reservations: 800-228-3000 Direct: 650-692-3500 https://marriott.com/sfowi

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FOOD & DRINK When it comes to dining, San Mateo County/Silicon Valley is top-notch. Whether you’re looking for a quaint Italian restaurant nestled in downtown, a sidewalk café, a romantic seafood restaurant with stunning views of the water, or a brew pub, you’ll find exactly what you need.

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AMERICAN • 37 NORTH RESTAURANT & BAR

Located at the DoubleTree by Hilton SFO, the pub and restaurant specializes in fresh, local foods, artisan selections, wine, beer and cocktails in a casual, upbeat environment. 835 Airport Boulevard Burlingame.............................. 650.373.2237 www.sanfranciscoairport.doubletree.com

• ALANA’S CAFÉ – BURLINGAME

Serving breakfast and lunch daily in a cozy neighborhood atmosphere in Downtown Burlingame. Catering and private events are available. Sidewalk tables are pet-friendly. 1408 Burlingame Avenue Burlingame.............................. 650.348.0417 www.alanascafe.com

• APPLEBEE’S GRILL & BAR

• THE BISTRO - REDWOOD CITY

• BAY WATCH BURLINGAME

• THE BISTRO - SAN BRUNO

This prominent eatery at Fisherman’s Wharf draws people of all ages with its fun, family-friendly atmosphere and signature bar & grill menu. Space available for parties of all sizes. 2770 Taylor Street
 San Francisco.......................... 415.749.9025 www.applebees.com Serving a wide assortment of breakfast, brunch and lunch, 7:00am –2:30pm daily. Bay Watch also offers many healthy options, weekly specials, and a weekend brunch menu. 1841 El Camino Real Burlingame.............................. 650.692.2226 www.restaurantbaywatch.com

• ANGELICA’S

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• BAY WATCH RESTAURANT SAN MATEO

201 2nd Ave San Mateo........................ 650.342.2356 www.restaurantbaywatch.com Serving a wide assortment of breakfast, brunch and lunch from 7:00am–2:30pm daily in Downtown. Enjoy low-calorie, low-cholesterol, low-fat entrees and weekly specials.

Award-winning fine dining, a full bar, and live entertainment dinner shows. Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Happy Hour Tuesday– Friday, 3:30–6:00. 863 Main Street Redwood City........................... 650.679.8184 www.angelicasllc.com

• THE BISTRO - FOSTER CITY

•NORTH SMC

•SOUTH SMC/PALO ALTO

•CENTRAL SMC

Located in the Courtyard S.F. Airport, serving fresh breakfast choices, specialty beverages made with Starbucks coffee, and a variety of dinner and cocktail options in the evening. 1050 Bayhill Drive San Bruno................................. 650.952.3333 www.marriott.com/sfosb

• THE BISTRO -

• ALANA’S CAFÉ – REDWOOD CITY

Four dining rooms offering cozy seating for breakfast and lunch daily, while the pet-friendly patio offers pleasant outdoor dining. Catering and private events are available. 1020 Main Street Redwood City........................... 650.366.1498 www.alanascafe.com

Located in the Courtyard Redwood City, serving fresh breakfast choices, specialty beverages made with Starbucks coffee, and a variety of dinner options with full bar in the evening. 600 Bair Island Road Redwood City........................... 650.216.9435 www.marriott.com/sford

Located in the Courtyard San MateoFoster City, serving fresh breakfast choices, specialty beverages with Starbucks coffee, and a variety of dinner and cocktail options in the evening. 550 Shell Boulevard Foster City.................................650.377.0600 www.marriott.com/sfofc

Located in the Courtyard SFO/Oyster Point, serving fresh breakfast choices, specialty beverages with Starbucks coffee, and a variety of dinner and cocktail options in the evening. 1300 Veterans Boulevard South San Francisco.............. 650.871.4100 www.marriott.com/sfoop

• BISTRO 330 BAR & GRILL

Located in the Holiday Inn & Suites San Mateo-SFO, serving American fare for breakfast, dinner and dessert, and a fullservice bar in the evenings with Happy Hour from 5:00–7:00. 330 North Bayshore Boulevard San Mateo................................ 650.344.3219 www.hisanmateo.com

• BOUDIN BAKERY & CAFE

Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner with beer, wine and Peet’s Coffee, inside or on the patio. Kids menu, to-go orders and catering available. Open daily. 701 Sunnyvale Saratoga Road Sunnyvale................................. 408.419.0777 www.boudinbakery.com

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FOOD & DRINK FLIGHTS is excited to announce the arrival of Chef Kyle Kingrey, previously

of Lavo Las Vegas, as well as Beauty & Essex in NY, Hollywood, and Las Vegas. “I would like to invite you in to check out my brand new menu. I’m excited about the flavors we have created, and I know you will enjoy our small plates concept as well as our amazing drink program.” - Kyle Kingrey

FLIGHTS is the hottest addition to the Bay Area dining scene. Serving comfort food tapas style. Shared plates are the perfect way to eat out on a date night, girls’ night out, family outing, or business meeting.

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• BRASS ELEPHANT RESTAURANT

• FLIGHTS RESTAURANT

• CAFÉ FLORIAN

• GARDEN GRILLE & BAR -

In the Best Western Plus Grosvenor Hotel, serving traditional American cuisine along with Caribbean, Asian and South of the Border flavors for breakfast and dinner. 380 South Airport Boulevard South San Francisco.............. 650.873.3200 www.grosvenorsfo.com Located in the Crowne Plaza Foster City-San Mateo, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Features an amazing Brunch served 10:30am–2:00pm every Sunday. RSVP through Yelp and Open Table. 1221 Chess Drive Foster City................................ 650.570.5700 www.eventscp.com

• CLUBHOUSE BISTRO

Featuring the Ultra Lounge for private parties. Located in the Crowne Plaza, the entertainment restaurant and lounge serves a wide variety of dinners from an Italian wood-burning oven. 1221 Chess Drive Foster City................................ 650.570.5700 www.clubhousebistro.com

• CRAFT/CODE KITCHEN & COCKTAILS

Located in the San Mateo Marriott, enjoy artisanal products, fresh seafood, creative California dishes, local and regional craft beers, wine and handcrafted cocktails. 1770 South Amphlett Drive San Mateo................................ 650.653.6008 www.craftcodekitchen.com

• ELEPHANT BAR RESTAURANT

Fresh, flavorful, and globally-inspired fare for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. The bold and diverse menu has something for everyone, along with a view of San Francisco Bay. 1600 Old Bayshore Highway Burlingame.............................. 650.259.9585 www.elephantbarrestaurant.com

• [ESC]

This welcoming café at the Four Seasons Silicon Valley offers craft coffee, fresh juices and baked goods, and curated quick bites for on-the-go enjoyment for breakfast and lunch. 2050 University Avenue East Palo Alto.......................... 650.566.1200 http://escpaloalto.com

• FARM HOUSE

Farm-to-table lunch and dinner with seasonally changing menu offering the freshest ingredients. Catering is available, as well as private events for up to 50. Dog-friendly patio. 1301 Sixth Avenue Belmont.................................... 650.593.7311 https://farmhousebelmont.com

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•CENTRAL SMC

New menu under celebrity chef Kyle Kingrey, serving comfort food tapas. Flights serves food, wine, beer and cocktails in Flights of three. Voted “Best New Restaurant” 2018. 1100 Burlingame Avenue Burlingame.............................. 650.513.6059 www.flightsrestaurants.com

SAN MATEO

Located in the Hilton Garden Inn, offering classic American cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner, along with complimentary wireless internet. 2000 Bridgepointe Circle San Mateo................................ 650.522.9000 www.sanmateo.hgi.com

• GARDEN GRILLE & BAR SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO

Located in the Hilton Garden Inn SFO North, serving freshly prepared breakfast and dinner. Relax with a glass of wine or a cocktail at the Pavilion Lounge. 670 Gateway Boulevard South San Francisco.............. 650.872.1515 www.sanfranciscoairportnorth.hgi.com

• GIGI’S CAFE

In the heart of hotel row, enjoy breakfast and lunch indoors or outside overlooking a lagoon. Full deli, espresso bar, homemade pastries, daily specials, catering. M–F, 7:30–3:00. 111 Anza Blvd., 1st Floor Burlingame.............................. 650.344.3355 www.gigiscafeburlingame.com

• GRANOLA’S COFFEE HOUSE

Healthy baked goods featuring vegan and gluten-free options, coffee, Belgian waffles, protein-packed breakfast cookies, parfaits, and fresh fruit or veggie smoothies. 116 Cabrillo Highway North Half Moon Bay........................ 650.440.4692 www.granolascoffeehouse.com

• GRINDSTONE COFFEE

Located at the Stone Villa Inn, this modern, rustic decor coffee shop serves an assortment of pastries and espresso drinks with beans from Verve Coffee out of Santa Cruz. 2175 S. El Camino Real San Mateo................................ 650.458.6556

• JACK’S PRIME

A modern day diner serving classic favorites such as flame-grilled burgers and hand-spun shakes. Three catering menus fit any style of meeting, event or party. 3723 South El Camino Real San Mateo................................ 650.638.1479 www.jacksprime.com

• THE KITCHEN

At Hilton Garden Inn, offering freshly prepared, locally sourced cuisine for breakfast, dinner, corporate events and weddings. Unwind in the lounge area with a cocktail from the full bar. 4216 El Camino Real Palo Alto................................... 650.843.0795 www.paloalto.hgi.com

• LEANN’S CAFE

A comfy, diner-style setting offers a delicious array of meals seven days a week, 24 hours a day, including holidays. Just a few exits away from SFO and next to the Red Roof Plus+. 777 Airport Boulevard Burlingame.............................. 650.342.8248 www.leannscafe.com

• MACARTHUR PARK RESTAURANT

A Julia Morgan Historical site located in the heart of Palo Alto, offering California cuisine, mesquite BBQ ribs and chicken, steaks, fresh fish, and seasonal salads. Dinner 5:00-9:00pm. 27 University Avenue Palo Alto................................... 650.321.9990 www.macarthurparkpaloalto.com

• GREAT AMERICAN GRILL

Located in the Hilton Garden Inn, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Unwind after a long day with your choice of beverage in the Pavilion Lounge. 765 Airport Boulevard Burlingame...............................650.347.7800 www.sfoburlingame.hgi.com

• GRILL & VINE RESTAURANT

Located at The Westin San Francisco Airport, enjoy nourishing items for breakfast, lunch and dinner, focusing on locally sourced items from the Bay Area. 1 Old Bayshore Highway Millbrae..................................... 650.872.8141 https://marriott.com/sfowi

•SOUTH SMC/PALO ALTO

• MAVERICK JACK’S BURLINGAME

1190 California Drive Burlingame......................650.347.3061 www.maverickjacks.com Burlingame’s contemporary, familyfriendly diner, serving flame grilled burgers, meal salads, hand spun shakes, craft beers and wine. Located at the Broadway Caltrain Station.

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•SURROUNDING AREAS


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AC HOTEL SFO

by Charly Ramos of Food & Travel MX

GIGI’S CAFE Breakfast * Lunch 7:30 – 3:00 Full Deli * Salads Daily Hot Entrée & Soup Espresso Bar * Homemade Pastries * Catering

111 Anza Blvd., 1st Floor, Burlingame 650.344.3355 www.gigiscafeburlingame.com @VISIT_SMC_SV

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• TAP & TAVERN

• MAVERICK JACK’S SAN CARLOS

622 Laurel Street San Carlos........................ 650.830.5868 www.maverickjacks.com San Carlos’s new family-friendly diner serves delicious flame grilled burgers, meal salads, hand spun shakes, craft beers and wine. Catering available.

• PAR 3 AT POPLAR CREEK

Come gather at Par 3, serving approachable California cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner, full bar and 12 craft beers. Catering available. Event space for up to 450. 1700 Coyote Point Drive San Mateo................................ 650.522.7525 www.par3thelodge.com

Located in the Embassy Suites SFOWaterfront, featuring a fresh, new menu for lunch and dinner daily. Enjoy a spectacular view of San Francisco Bay while dining inside or outside. 150 Anza Boulevard Burlingame.............................. 650.342.4600 www.sfoburlingame.embassysuites.com

545 San Antonio Road Mountain View.........................650.917.9941 www.paulmartinsamericangrill.com

• POOLSIDE GRILL

Dine indoors or on the patio at the Poolside Grill at the Sheraton Palo Alto. Lunch and dinner offer daily specials and a wide variety of fresh cuisine with Californian flair. 625 El Camino Real Palo Alto................................... 650.328.2800 https://marriott.com/sjcsi

• SAN BENITO ALE HOUSE

Located in the historic San Benito House, featuring a great grill, burgers, local and imported beer and wines, specialty cocktails and live music. 356 Main Street Half Moon Bay........................ 650.726.3425 www.sanbenitoalehouse.com

• SIXTEEN MILE HOUSE

Dating back to the 1800’s, this historic restaurant specializes in steak, seafood and tableside salads. Dinner served Tuesday-Friday from 5:00–9:30, Happy Hour from 3:00–7:00. 448 Broadway Millbrae......................................650.697.6118 www.sixteenmilehouse.com

Contemporary Thai cuisine with an extensive menu of Southeast Asian-inspired dishes. One block from shopping district. Full service bar with Happy Hour from 5:00–7:00 daily. 1107 Howard Avenue Burlingame.............................. 650.558.8268 www.coconutbaythai.com

• TERRACE CAFE & BAR

Located in the El Rancho Inn, Best Western Signature Collection, serving contemporary American fare. Enjoy appetizers and your favorite cocktail at the Veranda Bar with its cozy fireplace. 1100 El Camino Real Millbrae..................................... 650.742.5588 www.terracecafeandbar.com

• THREE CRAFT KITCHEN & BAR

Inviting and innovative dishes are perfect for sharing in this Downtown location. Enjoy eight rotating craft beers, a first-class wine program and hand crafted cocktails. 50 East Third Avenue San Mateo............................... 650.344.9444 www.3craftkitchenandbar.com

••PAUL MARTIN’S AMERICAN GRILL • WATERDOG TAVERN On a mission to make the food America loves set to a higher standard, all served in an environment of convivial and remarkable hospitality, for lunch, dinner and Happy Hour daily. 101 Hillsdale Shopping Center San Mateo................................ 650.212.7400

• COCONUT BAY THAI RESTAURANT

Featuring a fresh twist on the classics, 20+ beers on tap, hand-picked wines and amazing cocktails. Enjoy the dogfriendly Beer Garden while relaxing under beautiful oak trees. 1015 Alameda de las Pulgas Belmont.................................... 650.622.4642 www.waterdogtavern.com

• WINDOWS ON THE BAY

In the Hilton SFO Bayfront, featuring classic breakfast fare along the waterfront from 6:00–11:00am It also serves as a stunning place to host executive meetings in style. 600 Airport Boulevard Burlingame.............................. 650.340.8500 www.hiltonsfo.com

ASIAN • BARRACUDA JAPANESE RESTAURANT

Offers both traditional sushi styles and contemporary fusion dishes with influences from a wide variety of cultures, as well as an impressive list of wines and premium sakes. 347 Primrose Road Burlingame.............................. 650.548.0300 www.barracudaburlingame.com

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• JOY SUSHI

Fresh, delectable sushi, traditional Japanese food, and sake, beer and wine. Lunch specials are a great deal - from sushi to nigiri, yakitori, nabe, donburi and much more. 30 South B Street San Mateo................................ 650.340.8974 www.joysushi.net

• NOBU PALO ALTO

World-renowned signatures include Yellowtail Sashimi and Black Cod with Miso, along with locally-inspired dishes and signature cocktails, located in downtown Palo Alto at Nobu Hotel. 180 Hamilton Avenue Palo Alto................................... 650.666.3322 www.noburestaurants.com/paloalto

BRITISH • CAMERON’S RESTAURANT & PUB

Family dining, fish & chips, clam chowder, killer burgers. Enjoy a dogfriendly patio, game room with TVs, 3,000+ beer can collection, double decker bus, and British import shop. 1410 Cabrillo Highway South Half Moon Bay........................ 650.726.5705 www.cameronspub.net

• THE SWINGIN’ DOOR

Voted “Hottest Night Spot in San Mateo,” featuring fish & chips, burgers, live music, karaoke, dueling pianos, 11 large screen TVs, and an outside heated patio. 106 East 25th Avenue San Mateo................................ 650.522.9800 www.theswingindoor.com

• CAMBOWAN

Serving traditional cuisine from Cambodia and Taiwan for lunch, dinner and to-go, Wednesday–Monday. Small room available for up to 20 people. Private parking lot. 4300 South El Camino Real
 San Mateo................................ 650.212.7550 www.cambowan.com

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• DINAH’S POOLSIDE RESTAURANT

Located in the Crowne Plaza, enjoy contemporary favorites for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday champagne brunch. Indoor and outdoor seating available. 4290 El Camino Real Palo Alto................................... 650.628.0145 www.cabanapaloalto.com

• 7 MILE HOUSE

2800 Bayshore Boulevard Brisbane...........................415.467.2343 www.7milehouse.com Established in 1858, 7 Mile House is an award-winning neighborhood family and dog-friendly restaurant/ sports bar serving American-Filipino comfort food. Free live music nightly.

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• 4290 BISTRO & BAR

At Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, offering farm-to-table, changing seasonal menus of creative regional cuisine sourced from Northern California farmers and artisans. 1333 Bayshore Highway
 Burlingame...............................650.347.1234 https://sanfranciscoairport. regency.hyatt.com

Located in the Four Points by Sheraton, serving fresh California cuisine. The Martini Bar showcases hand shaken martinis and California wines. 264 South Airport Boulevard South San Francisco.............. 650.624.3700 www.fourpointsssf.com

• CASCADE BAR & GRILL

Located at Costanoa, serving California coastal cuisine, local wines, sustainable seafood and organic produce for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a kid-friendly menu. 2001 Rossi Road at Highway 1 Pescadero................................. 650.879.1100 www.costanoa.com

At The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, enjoy homegrown California comfort cuisine and inventive cocktails inspired by the coast. One Miramontes Point Road Half Moon Bay........................ 650.712.7000 www.ritzcarlton.com/hmb

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Relax in peaceful surroundings next to Dinah’s Garden Hotel’s pool, for daily breakfast, lunch, Happy Hour, and dinner. A fresh menu utilizes the “farm to table” approach. 4261 El Camino Real Palo Alto................................... 650.798.1314 www.dinahshotel.com

• FIRE | VINE GRILL & BAR

At the Hilton SFO Bayfront, featuring a diverse Northern California menu for lunch and dinner. Enjoy a cocktail or a frosty draft beer while watching your favorite sports team. 600 Airport Boulevard Burlingame.............................. 650.340.8500 www.hiltonsfo.com

• HOULIHAN’S

At the Holiday Inn SFO, get the evening buzzing in the sports bar with 11 HDTVs and enticing Happy Hour specials, then tuck in for a plate of kicked-up American favorites. 275 South Airport Boulevard South San Francisco.............. 650.588.2265 www.houlihans.com

• MOONRAKER RESTAURANT An American Experience. Ribs and a whole lot more in a historic building. Private rooms for dinner and special occasions designed to delight from 10-400 people.

105 Rockaway Beach Avenue Pacifica..............................650.557.7025 www.moonrakerpacifica.com Floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the ocean make Moonraker a go-to spot for fresh coastal cuisine and an excellent view. Moonraker serves dinner, happy hour and Sunday brunch.

• MULLINS BAR & GRILL

At the Half Moon Bay Golf Links, offering breakfast, lunch and dinner daily with dramatic ocean and golf course views, a cozy fireplace, and complimentary valet parking. Two Miramontes Point Road Half Moon Bay........................ 650.726.1818 www.halfmoonbaygolf.com

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• NAVIO

At The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, savor artfully presented ocean cuisine and a curated wine list celebrating local and global vintages alongside Pacific Ocean views. One Miramontes Point Road Half Moon Bay........................ 650.712.7000 www.ritzcarlton.com/hmb

• OCEANO BAR & GRILL

Located in the Oceano Hotel & Spa, enjoy casual harbor front ambiance for a pre-dinner cocktail with friends or a sampling of delicious coastal fare from the unique menu. 280 Capistrano Road Half Moon Bay........................ 650.726.5400 www.oceanohalfmoonbay.com

• RESTAURANT SOLEIL

Located at The Westin Palo Alto, enjoy fresh seafood, grilled pork chop, and grilled Angus New York steak in a warm and charming atmosphere. Be sure to try the popular Sunday Brunch. 675 El Camino Real Palo Alto................................... 650.321.4422 https://marriott.com/sjcwp

• SAINT MICHAEL’S ALLEY

Seasonal California cuisine for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch in an elegant and casual setting. The award winner is one of the most established restaurants in the Bay Area. 140 Homer Avenue Palo Alto................................... 650.326.2530 www.stmikes.com

• TASTE

At the Embassy Suites SFO, serving fresh, California cuisine featuring seafood, prime steaks and local produce, with an extensive California wine list, for lunch and dinner daily. 250 Gateway Boulevard South San Francisco.............. 650.246.3187 www.sfosouthsanfrancisco. embassysuites.com

• WEST BAY RESTAURANT & BAR

Located in the Crowne Plaza SFO, serving California contemporary cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Watch the game on a 200-inch projection screen TV while enjoying a cocktail. 1177 Airport Boulevard Burlingame.............................. 650.373.7038 www.sfocp.com

• WHITECAPS DRINKS + EATS

Located in the DoubleTree SFO North, serving fresh, locally sourced, California cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a view of San Francisco Bay. Outdoor seating available. 5000 Sierra Point Parkway Brisbane.................................... 650.871.8565 www.whitecapsdrinksandeats.com

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• TRIPP DISTILLERY

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Unwind with a specialty cocktail, craft beer or wine, while enjoying empanadas and charcuterie. Listen to music inside or lounge on the pet-friendly patio. Daily 3:00pm–2:00am 305 California Drive Burlingame.............................. 650.340.8642 www.barrelhouseburlingame.com

• THE CARDINAL CLUB LOUNGE

Located in the Sheraton Palo Alto, poolside cocktails are also available, and complimentary hors d’oeuvres are served Monday–Friday evening. 625 El Camino Real Palo Alto................................... 650.328.2800 https://marriott.com/sjcsi

• FIRE & VINE

At The Nest Palo Alto, savor an eclectic California-Mediterranean menu and wines from California and the world, either inside the warm, welcoming bar or on the large patio. 3901 El Camino Real Palo Alto................................... 650.493.2760 www.thenestpaloalto.com

• FLIGHTS 101 CLUB LOUNGE

Enjoy handcrafted cocktails, curated culinary delights, free WiFi and impressive floor-to-ceiling Bay views in this high energy lounge at the SFO Marriott Waterfront. 1800 Old Bayshore Highway Burlingame.............................. 650.552.3505 www.hangarsteaksfo.com

• FREEWHEEL BREWING COMPANY

Enjoy locally brewed beer, fresh pub fare, daily specials, sporting events, Monday Night Pub Quiz, live music, and more. Special events may be held in the taproom. 3736 Florence Street Redwood City........................... 650.365.2337 www.freewheelbrewing.com

• LUNA LOUNGE

Sip on your favorite aperitif or cordial in the lounge adjacent to the pool at The Westin Palo Alto. Features an extensive martini menu and California wine list. 675 El Camino Real Palo Alto................................... 650.321.4422 https://marriott.com/sjcwp

• PEDRO POINT BREWING

Featuring a dozen classic beers with a coastal twist, brewed on-site with ingredients that celebrate the best of California. Off Highway 1, dog/familyfriendly, free parking. 55A Bill Drake Way Pacifica...................................... 650.735.5813 www.pedropointbrewing.com

•SOUTH SMC/PALO ALTO

This award winning small batch distillery on the coast offers vodka, rum and gin made from organic ingredients and hand crafted on site. Tastings Friday–Sunday. Pet-friendly. 1121 Palmetto Avenue Pacifica.......................................650.557.1335 www.trippdistillery.com

• VINYL ROOM

Sip, mingle and groove at one of the Peninsula’s favorite dance club destinations. Events calendar online. No cover charge. Wed-Sat, 6:00pm–2:00am; Sun 7:30pm –2:00am 221 Park Road Burlingame...............................650.347.7656 www.vinyl-room.com

• W XYZ

At Aloft San Francisco Airport, mix and mingle with friends and enjoy light bites, pints, wines and specialty sippers in the bar or play in the re:mix lounge. 401 East Millbrae Avenue Millbrae..................................... 650.443.5500 https://marriott.com/sfoal

FARMERS’ MARKETS / FARMS / FARM STANDS • BLUE HOUSE ORGANIC FARM

Certified organic veggies, fruit and flowers grown for neighbors in the Bay Area. Farmstand and strawberry U-pick at 950 La Honda Road, San Gregorio, weekends, 10–6, May–October. www.bluehousefarm.com

• COASTSIDE FARMERS’ MARKETS

Specializing in Coastside Grown produce, flowers, fish, pastured eggs, grass-fed meats, pastured poultry, and honey. The 2019 season runs through December. Wednesdays, 200 Rockaway Beach Avenue, Pacifica Saturdays, Shoreline Station, 225 Cabrillo Highway South, Half Moon Bay .................................................... 650.726.4895 www.coastsidefarmersmarket.org

• COZZOLINO’S PUMPKIN PATCH & TREE FARM

Cozzolino’s colored pumpkins and more may be found at Pastorino’s Farm. After Thanksgiving, stop by Cozzolino Tree Farm, 501 San Mateo Rd., Half Moon Bay, for quality firs and more. .................................................... 650.504.8206 www.cozzolinopumpkins.com

• FARMER JOHN’S PUMPKIN FARM

Located off Hwy. 1, this farm offers a fun, family atmosphere. A diverse variety of pumpkins are grown, including their specialty - the Atlantic Giant. Open mid-September to Halloween. 850 Cabrillo Highway North Half Moon Bay........................ 650.726.4980 www.farmerjohnspumpkins.com

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• FRESH MARKET - BURLINGAME

Fresh local produce, flowers, specialty food products, and nonprofit organization information on Sundays, 9:00–1:30, year round, and on Thursdays, 3:00–7:00, from May– October. Park Road at Burlingame Avenue Burlingame.............................. 650.344.1735 www.burlingamechamber.org

• HARLEY FARMS GOAT DAIRY

With 200 alpine goats, this farmstead dairy produces award-winning fresh goat cheese. Farm and shop open Friday–Sunday, 11:00–4:00. Please email for private tours and reservations. 205 North Street Pescadero ........................ contactus@harleyfarms.com www.harleyfarms.com

• MARKEGARD FAMILY GRASS-FED

Locally born, raised and processed certified grass-fed beef, lamb, chicken and pasture-raised pork. Order online or buy at College of San Mateo and other Bay Area farmers’ markets. 20080 Cabrillo Highway South
 Half Moon Bay........................ 650.670.7984 www.markegardfamily.com

• MILLBRAE FARMERS’ MARKET

Fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants, baked goods, and other seasonal specialties every Saturday from 8:00– 1:00. City Parking Lot on Broadway between La Cruz & Victoria Ave. Millbrae......................................650.697.7324 www.millbrae.com

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• NURSERIES

The coastside is the location for a huge number of fresh flowers/plants nurseries, Christmas tree farms and pumpkin fields. Contact the San Mateo County Farm Bureau for information. .................................................... 650.726.4485 www.cfbf.com/san-mateo-fb

• OUROBOROS FARMS

Aquaponically-grown produce may be picked up at the farm/farm stand or delivered to restaurants and businesses. Offering tours, classes, and facility rental for events. 12511 San Mateo Road
 Half Moon Bay........................ 650.522.0542 www.ouroborosfarms.com

• PIE RANCH

The farm stand has seasonal offerings such as pumpkin, lemon and walnut pies, heirloom wheat and other fresh, organic produce. A CSA program offers vegetables, meat and more. 2080 Cabrillo Highway
 Pescadero................................. 650.879.0995 www.pieranch.org

• ROOT DOWN FARM

Pasture-raised chicken, duck, turkey and pork. Stop by the Saturday farmers’ markets in Half Moon Bay and Palo Alto, or visit the website for other ways to purchase. 2601 Cloverdale Road
 Pescadero................................. 650.879.9921 www.rootdownfarm.org

• SAN CARLOS FARMERS’ MARKET

Featuring fresh, certified produce, flowers, specialty foods, and live music on Sundays, 10:00–2:00, year-round. 700 block of Laurel Street
 San Carlos................................ 650.593.1068 www.sancarloschamber.org

• SAN MATEO COUNTY FARM BUREAU

Provides information on the various farms and ranches in the area. 765 Main Street Half Moon Bay........................ 650.726.4485 www.cfbf.com/san-mateo-fb

GERMAN • GOURMET HAUS STAUDT

Downtown market and biergarten, featuring a multitude of German goods, craft and German bottled beers, and mouth-watering German fare. Dogfriendly patio. Visit Facebook page for more. 2615 Broadway Street Redwood City........................... 650.364.9232

HAWAIIAN • HULA HOOPS

Tiki bar and restaurant serves dinner nightly and brunch Thursday-Sunday. Enjoy an island-inspired craft cocktail while listening to live music. Large parties for 13–20 guests. 2278 Westborough Boulevard, #203 South San Francisco.............. 650.952.3255 https://hulahoopssf.com VISITSMCSV.COM

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• STELLA ALPINA OSTERIA

• NOELANI’S ISLAND GRILL

1037 Laurel Street San Carlos........................ 650.394.8169 www.noelanis.com “Sharing a taste of aloha,” from refreshing, hand-crafted, tropical cocktails, to signature ahi poke nachos. Be transported to the islands while listening to live Hawaiian tunes.

ITALIAN •• AMICI’S EAST COAST PIZZERIA

Award-winning New York-style pizzas, delicious pastas and the freshest salads. Upscale dining room; free delivery. 226 Redwood Shores Parkway Redwood Shores..................... 650.654.3333 69 3rd Avenue San Mateo................................ 650.342.9392 www.amicis.com

• PASTA MOON RISTORANTE & BAR

For 30 years, award-winning Pasta Moon has committed to the Farm-toTable concept, using fresh, seasonal and local ingredients. Event spaces for 15–200. 845 Main Street Half Moon Bay........................ 650.726.5125 www.pastamoon.com

• PAUSA BAR & COOKERY

Fresh, authentic Italian fare made from scratch with Northern California ingredients, paired with an all-Italian wine list, craft cocktails and spritzes. Event space for up to 90. 223 E. 4th Avenue San Mateo................................ 650.375.0818 www.pausasanmateo.com

Authentic Northern Italian delights such as zuppa, pastas, housemade gnocchi, cannelloni, risottos, braised meats and housemade dolci. Dinner nightly, full bar, patio seating. 401 Primrose Road (at Chapin) Burlingame...............................650.347.5733 www.stellaalpinaosteria.com

• VINA ENOTECA AT

THE STANFORD BARN

Sip fine wine, craft cocktails and savor modern Italian cuisine while their dedicated team guides you through an unforgettable dining experience or private event. 700 Welch Road, #110
 Palo Alto................................... 650.646.3477 www.vinaenoteca.com

LATIN • THE GREEN ENCHILADA

Authentic, organic Mexican recipes featuring many locally sourced ingredients. Taco Tuesdays 2:00–5:00; Wednesday Happy Hour 2:30–5:30. Pet-friendly patio. Catering for 12+. 444 Manor Plaza Pacifica.......................................650.557.0841 https://thegreenenchilada.com

• RISE PIZZERIA

Unique, wood-fired pizzas and craft beers in an attractive Downtown location. Happy Hour on weekdays from 3:00–5:00. Private events and catering available. Dog-friendly patio. 1451 Burlingame Avenue Burlingame.............................. 650.235.9715 www.risepizzeria.com

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Mexican regional cuisine and hand-crafted cocktails in a warm, contemporary atmosphere. Private events for up to 40 banquet or 55 reception on the mezzanine or the pet-friendly patio. 1448 Burlingame Avenue Burlingame.............................. 650.342.7600 www.sixtoscantina.com

MODERN GLOBAL • QUAIL & CRANE

Located in the new Grand Hyatt at SFO, enjoy the bounty of Northern California and the cooking practices and traditions of Asia for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. 55 South McDonnell Road San Francisco Int’l Airport .................................................... 650.452.1234 www.grandhyattatsfo.com

• SCROLLBAR WATERFRONT KITCHEN

Located at Pullman S.F. Bay, this modern market features both indoor and outdoor dining spaces, and offers a variety of shareable starters, enticing mains, and creative cocktails. 223 Twin Dolphin Drive Redwood City........................... 650.508.7105 www.scrollbarkitchen.com

PATISSERIE • ALEXANDER’S PATISSERIE

• LA VIGA SEAFOOD

& COCINA MEXICANA

Settle in and enjoy a well-developed selection of vibrant tacos, ceviches, tapas, entrees, and cocktails in a friendly and casual environment. 1772 Broadway Street Redwood City........................... 650.679.8141 www.lavigaseafood.com

Coffee and sweet treats in the beautiful and historic downtown area. Using the highest quality ingredients, flavors are rotated to highlight the best of each season. 209 Castro Street
 Mountain View........................ 650.864.9999 www.alexanderspatisserie.com

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• QUATTRO RESTAURANT & BAR

Located at the Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley, Quattro showcases contemporary Italian cuisine and a wide selection of boutique wines from California and around the world. 2050 University Avenue East Palo Alto.......................... 650.470.2889 www.quattrorestaurant.com

• SIXTO’S CANTINA

• LV MAR TAPAS & COCKTAILS

A tapas and cocktail restaurant providing a transcendent dining experience characterized by culinary discovery, sociability, and relaxation. Savor, share and enjoy at LV Mar. 2042 Broadway Street Redwood City........................... 650.241.3111 www.lvmar.com

Located at the AC Hotel SFO, overlooking San Francisco Bay. Spanish-inspired entrees and shared plates paired with craft and signature cocktails, local beer and wine selections. 1333 Veterans Boulevard South San Francisco.............. 650.742.9211 www.achotelsfo.com

SPORTS BAR • WIPEOUT BAR & GRILL

San Francisco’s popular surfing restaurant is reminiscent of classic beach restaurants along the California coast. Features burgers, salads, pizza, tacos and sustainable seafood. PIER 39 San Francisco.......................... 415.986.5966 www.wipeoutbarandgrill.com

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STEAK AND/OR SEAFOOD •• ESPETUS BRAZILIAN STEAK HOUSE

Enjoy appetizers, 14 signature cuts of meat slowly roasted over a mesquite grill, a gourmet salad bar, and Brazilian side dishes. 1686 Market Street San Francisco.......................... 415.552.8792 710 South B Street San Mateo ............................... 650.342.8700 www.espetus.com

• THE FISH MARKET - PALO ALTO

Serving fresh, high-quality seafood, with a full-service oyster bar, signature mesquite wood broilers, and retail seafood market. 3150 El Camino Real Palo Alto.................... 650.493.8862 (TUNA) www.thefishmarket.com

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• THE FISH MARKET - SAN MATEO

Serving fresh, high-quality seafood, with a full-service oyster bar and signature mesquite wood broilers. “Top of the Market” is an intimate, elegant setting with upscale service. 1855 South Norfolk Street San Mateo................................ 650.349.3474 www.thefishmarket.com

• FOG HARBOR FISH HOUSE

Fog Harbor Fish House offers the quintessential San Francisco waterfront dining experience and award-winning Clam Chowder. Voted “Best Scenic View” by OpenTable diners. PIER 39 San Francisco.......................... 415.421.2442 www.fogharbor.com

• FLYING FISH AND GRILL

Serving the very best tasting seafood and steak for over 25 years. MoulesFrites Monday and Happy Hour Monday–Friday from 2:30–6:00. Pet friendly patio; gluten-free options. 211 San Mateo Road Half Moon Bay........................ 650.712.1125 www.flyingfishgrill.net

• HALF MOON BAY

BREWING COMPANY

390 Capistrano Road Half Moon Bay............... 650.728.2739 www.hmbbrewingco.com Fresh California coastal cuisine and onsite brewery with award-winning ales on the waterfront. Open seven days a week, Saturday–Sunday brunch, and featuring live weekend music.

• HANGAR STEAK RESTAURANT

A departure from your average steakhouse, featuring aged Prime Angus Beef, daily caught seafood, and locally grown produce. Located in the S.F. Airport Marriott Waterfront. 1800 Old Bayshore Highway Burlingame.............................. 650.552.3505 www.hangarsteaksfo.com VISITSMCSV.COM

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• KINCAID’S CLASSIC AMERICAN DINING

Nestled along the Bay’s edge with spectacular views, Kincaid’s features cuisine of both land and sea for lunch and dinner. Patio seating available. Daily Happy Hour. 60 Bayview Place Burlingame.............................. 650.342.9844 https://kincaids.com

• MIRAMAR BEACH RESTAURANT

• THE MOUNTAIN HOUSE

Sit by a warm fire or gaze into the redwoods while enjoying savory meats, poultry, pasta and seafood. The historic ridgetop cabin is minutes from the midPeninsula and coastside. 13808 Skyline Boulevard Woodside ................................. 650.851.8541 www.themountainhouse.com

• NEW ENGLAND LOBSTER MARKET & EATERY

Treat yourself to incomparable ocean views, the freshest seafood, finest steaks, world-famous seafood chowder, and hand-picked wines at this historic 1918 restaurant and bar. 131 Mirada Road Half Moon Bay........................ 650.726.9053 www.miramarbeachrestaurant.com

Eatery serves fresh, traditional, New England-style food, while the market sells quality shellfish at competitive prices. Private events, lobster feeds and catering available. 824 Cowan Road Burlingame.............................. 650.873.9000 www.newenglandlobster.net

• MOONSTAR BUFFET

• NICK’S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

Great food, great fun and great atmosphere at the Bay Area’s best upscale seafood buffet. The largest selection of food made with only the freshest ingredients. 383 Gellert Boulevard Daly City.................................... 650.992.2888 www.moonstarbuffet.com

• MOSS BEACH DISTILLERY

Enjoy spectacular ocean views, prime steaks and fresh seafood at this historic restaurant and bar. An indoor-outdoor, heated patio is dog-friendly. Live music throughout the week. 140 Beach Way Moss Beach.............................. 650.728.5595 www.mossbeachdistillery.com

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily in a relaxed atmosphere with extraordinary views of the Pacific Ocean. Home of the Famous Crab Sandwich. Live music and dancing on weekends. 100 Rockaway Beach Avenue Pacifica...................................... 650.359.3900 www.nicksrestaurant.net

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The WestCoast Fish House features high quality, sustainable seafood with ingredients found throughout the Pacific. Specials highlight specific regions and seasonal offerings. 243 South B Street San Mateo................................ 650.389.2482

• PIER MARKET

Enjoy mesquite-grilled fish and meat, award-winning clam chowder and views overlooking San Francisco Bay. Proudly serving sustainable seafood. PIER 39 San Francisco.......................... 415.989.7437 www.piermarket.com

• PORTERHOUSE

Features dry-aged steaks, seafood, full bar, three private dining rooms, and weekday Happy Hour starting at 5:00. This elegant downtown restaurant is perfect for any event. 60 East 3rd Avenue San Mateo................................ 650.579.5911 www.porterhousesanmateo.com

• SAM’S CHOWDER HOUSE

4210 Cabrillo Highway North Half Moon Bay............... 650.712.0245 www.samschowderhouse.com Oceanfront dining, fresh, awardwinning New England-style seafood, amazing sunsets, and cozy fire pits. Lobster Roll was Top 5 “Best Sandwiches in America” on NBC’s The Today Show.

545 San Antonio Road, #34 Mountain View........................ 650.941.1810 1875 South Bascom Avenue, #500 Campbell................................... 408.879.9091 www.pacificcatch.com

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• THE SEA BY ALEXANDER’S STEAKHOUSE

This Bay Area premier seafood-centric dining destination is renown for extraordinary American-Asian fusion cuisine with surprise influences. Private event space available. 4269 El Camino Real
 Palo Alto................................... 650.213.1117 www.theseausa.com

VEGAN / ORGANIC • QUE SERAW SERAW

This grab-and-go shop’s food is organic, vegan, raw and free of wheat, dairy and gluten. They also support local, sustainable farms. Catering available. 1160 Capuchino Avenue
 Burlingame.............................. 650.348.7298 www.queserawseraw.com

WINERIES / WINE BAR / WINE TASTING

• DOMENICO WINERY AND OSTERIA

• OLD COUNTY WINE CELLARS

• FLYING SUITCASE WINES

• RUSSIAN RIDGE WINERY

Specializing in Cal-Italia and New World wines. Visit their new Osteria for a taste of true Italian hospitality. The newly renovated event space holds up to 700 guests. 1697 Industrial Road San Carlos................................ 650.593.2335 www.domenicowinery.com Bringing the best of California grapes from Napa, Russian River, Amador County and more, directly to your local area. Taste award-winning wines from Friday–Sunday. 915 Washington Street
 San Carlos................................ 650.636.6737 www.flyingsuitcasewines.com

Makes award-winning wines from high quality grapes in California. Enjoy a taste of their vision with a friend. The Tasting Room is open Saturday-Sunday from 1:30–5:30. 295 Old County Road, #1
 San Carlos................................ 650.918.7716 www.oldcountycellars.com Boutique urban winery with awardwinning wines that are a product of combining high quality fruit with meticulous, hands-on nurturing. Tasting room open Friday–Sunday. 919 Washington Street San Carlos................................ 650.851.9690 www.russianridgewinery.com

• LA NEBBIA WINERY

The California wine experience, all in one place. 10:00–5:00 daily. Gardens, picnic area and bocce ball courts are an ideal setting for special events up to 200 outdoors or 50 inside. 12341 San Mateo Road (Hwy. 92) Half Moon Bay........................ 650.726.9463 www.lanebbiawinery.com

• A GRAPE IN THE FOG

The friendly wine bar by the beach specializes in boutique wines, and offers craft-style beers, an extensive sharing menu, live music every weekend and a dog-friendly patio. 400 Old County Road, Rockaway Beach Pacifica...................................... 650.735.5854 www.agitf.com

• BARTERRA WINERY

Award-winning wines that delight even the most discerning connoisseur. Tasting room open Thursday - Monday, 12:00–6:00, or by appt. Private events from 15–60 in the Courtyard. 643 Main Street Half Moon Bay........................ 650.712.1635 www.barterrawinery.com

Seashore Restaurant Since 1927

Dining - Dancing - Cocktails • CUVÉE WINE CELLARS

1001 Washington Street San Carlos........................ 650.610.9810 www.cuveewinecellars.com Artisan winery producing many award winning Bordeaux and Burgundy-style wines. French-inspired event room for 20–120 guests. Open Saturdays, 1:00–5:00, or by appointment.

On the shores of the beautiful Pacific Ocean Banquet Facilities for 20-150

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• SAN FRANCISCO WINE SCHOOL

Enjoy a wide variety of classes and unique public events at this gorgeous Wine Education & Events Center. Learn tasting, pairing, regions and more. Easy parking and public transit. 415 Grand Avenue, #301 South San Francisco.............. 650.763.1324 www.sfwineschool.com

• SANTE ARCANGELI FAMILY WINES

Elegant and expressive California Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from carefully handcrafted Burgundian varietals. Tasting room open Friday–Sunday. Private tastings available. 216-A Stage Road Pescadero................................. 831.406.1262 www.santewinery.com

• THOMAS FOGARTY WINERY

Spend an afternoon wine-tasting, or host your wedding or special event. This mountaintop location offers stunning views along with award-winning Estate Grown wines. 19501 Skyline Boulevard Woodside.................................. 650.851.6777 www.fogartywinery.com

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RUSSIAN RIDGE WINERY WINE TASTING, GREAT WINES @ GREAT PRICES Friday 5 - 9pm / Saturday & Sunday 12 - 5pm 919 Washington St., San Carlos, CA (650) 851-9690 russianridgewinery.com @VISIT_SMC_SV

• Premium Wines • Olive Oils • Wine Tasting Thurs-Mon, 12:00-6:00 • Wine Club Specials

Located in the Courtyard

643 Main Street Half Moon Bay, California 650-712-1635 • www.barterrawinery.com

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Closest to San Francisco & Biotech Capital of the World!

Brisbane San Bruno South San Francisco

On the San Francisco Bay and Home to San Francisco Int’l Airport

Burlingame Foster City Millbrae San Mateo

The majestic and scenic Pacific coastline

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• A.SPACE DESIGN GALLERY

The source for original art, high-end furnishings and home accessories. The gallery boasts local emerging artists and established painters and sculptors using various mediums. 773 Santa Cruz Avenue Menlo Park............................... 650.731.7730 http://adotspace.com

• THE ANDERSON COLLECTION

314 Lomita Drive Stanford............................ 650.721.6055 http://anderson.stanford.edu The Anderson Collection at Stanford University is a museum of modern and contemporary American art. Works by Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Agnes Martin, and more.

• CANTOR ARTS CENTER AT STANFORD UNIVERSITY

View innovative contemporary artworks and inspiring historic ones. See one of the largest displays of Rodin bronzes outside of Paris. Open Wed–Mon, Closed Tues; free admission. 328 Lomita Drive at Museum Way Stanford University................ 650.723.4177 www.museum.stanford.edu

• CITY ARTS OF SAN MATEO

Encourages, promotes and supports visual, literary and performing arts, and publishes a guide and location map to sculpture, murals and other art in public places within San Mateo. ......................................650.522.7522 x 2787 www.cityartsofsanmateo.org

• COASTSIDE TOWNS

Half Moon Bay, San Gregorio, Pescadero, Montara, Moss Beach, El Granada, Princeton-by-the-Sea, Miramar, and La Honda offer a rich history of Native American and European settlers, agricultural development and bootlegging. Historical sites include the Johnston House, Greek Revival Building, San Gregorio Store, Half Moon Bay Jail, Pescadero Community Church, Zaballa House, Moss Beach Distillery and more. Half Moon Bay offers a self-guided walking tour highlighting some of the oldest buildings. .................................................... 650.726.8380

• COLMA CEMETERIES

Early tycoons and financiers of San Mateo County including Crocker, Flood, Spreckles, Hooper, Clarke and Hearst lie at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park. The Hills of Eternity Cemetery boasts of the gravesite of famed lawman Wyatt Earp, while Holy Cross Cemetery is the resting place of baseball legend Joe DiMaggio. www.colma.ca.gov/visitors

• COLMA HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION View the history of Colma’s 17 cemeteries, Native Americans and Spanish settlers, and visit a historic 1863 train depot, blacksmith shop reproduction, and research library. 1500 Hillside Boulevard Colma..........................................650.757.1676 www.colmahistory.com

• DE YOUNG MUSEUM

Featuring American Art from the 17th to the 21st centuries, contemporary art, photography, textiles and costumes, and art from Africa, Oceania and the Americas. Golden Gate Park 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive San Francisco.......................... 415.750.3600 www.famsf.org

THINGS TO DO

ART / CULTURE / HISTORIC SITES

• ELIZABETH F. GAMBLE GARDEN

The historic 2.5 acre property includes a rose garden, cutting garden, formal herb garden, demonstration bed, wisteria garden, and an allée. Open daily; free admission. 1431 Waverley Street Palo Alto................................... 650.329.1356 www.gamblegarden.org

• FILOLI

Filoli offers unique restorative experiences–from the historic home and gardens to a vast estate and natural trails. Explore the beauty and tranquility of another time. 86 Cañada Road Woodside.................................. 650.364.8300 www.filoli.org

• THE FOSTER

View Tony Foster’s watercolor wilderness journeys. Open daily, free admission. Museum also serves as an event venue for community groups. 940 Commercial Street Palo Alto................................... 650.209.7181 www.thefoster.org

• HALF MOON BAY ART GLASS

Create a paperweight, heart or pumpkin from molten hot glass. Advanced classes also available. Call for reservations; open most weekends and during the week, seasonally. 12341-1 San Mateo Road (Hwy. 92) Half Moon Bay........................ 650.283.5626 www.hmbartglass.com

Visit one of California’s most iconic historic landmarks, 30 miles south of San Francisco. Filoli offers unique experiences for the whole family. Explore a magnificent mansion Take a guided tour or self-guide at your leisure Stroll through 16 acres of manicured gardens Each season combines special events, art exhibitions, specialty tours, and programs along with beautiful blooms. 86 Cañada Road, Woodside, CA 94062 www.filoli.org | 650-364-8300 | info@filoli.org

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SAN MATEO COUNTY Discover the Past, Imagine the Future

HISTORY MUSEUM OPEN: TUESDAY - SUNDAY, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Interactive Exhibits Historic 1910 Courthouse Largest Stained Glass Dome on the West Coast 2200 Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94063 www.historysmc.org | Ph: 650.299.0104

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Eastern-style “saltbox” house built in 1853 by Scottish immigrant James Johnston for his California bride. The restored house is now an interpretive museum, open for monthly tours. 100 Higgins Canyon Road Half Moon Bay........................ 650.726.0329 www.johnstonhouse.org

• LEGION OF HONOR

Established in 1924, The Legion of Honor features over 4,000 years of ancient and European art, including works by Rembrandt, Monet and Van Gogh. Lincoln Park, 100 34th Avenue
 San Francisco.......................... 415.750.3600 www.famsf.org

• MILLBRAE MUSEUM

Built in 1895 and fully restored, the museum is full of historical artifacts, photos and documents of Millbrae. Open Saturdays from 12:00–4:00 and by appointment. 420 Poplar Avenue Millbrae..................................... 650.692.5786 www.millbraehs.org

• MILLBRAE TRAIN MUSEUM

On the National Registry of Historic Places, this former 1907 Southern Pacific depot has numerous historical items and a Pullman sleeping car. Saturdays 10:00–2:00 or by appointment. California and Murchirson Drives Millbrae..................................... 650.333.1136 www.millbraehs.org

• PENINSULA ARTS COUNCIL

The Council’s mission and three areas of focus are arts education, public art and developing San Mateo County into a destination for the arts. 1777 California Drive Burlingame.............................. 650.591.2101 www.peninsulaartscouncil.org

• PENINSULA MUSEUM OF ART

Featuring five exhibition galleries, classroom, the Museum Studios (a complex of 29 working studios and gallery), and a gift shop of works by regional artists. Wednesday–Sunday, 11:00–5:00; free admission. 1777 California Drive Burlingame.............................. 650.692.2133 www.peninsulamuseum.org

• PIGEON POINT LIGHTHOUSE

One of the tallest lighthouses in the U.S. Built in 1872 following a string of shipwrecks. Highway 1 and Pigeon Point Road Pescadero................................. 650.879.0633 www.parks.ca.gov

• PULGAS WATER TEMPLE

Commemorating the 1934 completion of the Hetch Hetchy Aqueduct that brings water to Crystal Springs Reservoir from the Sierra more than 160 miles away. Mon–Fri, 9:00–4:00. Just off Cañada Road by the Crystal Springs Reservoir. Woodside.................................. 650.872.5900 www.sfwater.org

• SAN MATEO COUNTY HISTORY MUSEUM

Exhibits depict the history of the Peninsula including Ohlone Indians, Spanish explorers, ranchos and much more. Largest stained glass dome in a public building on the West Coast. 2200 Broadway Street Redwood City........................... 650.299.0104 www.historysmc.org

THINGS TO DO

• JOHNSTON HOUSE

• SANCHEZ ADOBE

• THE SAM MAZZA FOUNDATION

Pacifica............................. 650.355.0272 www.sammazzafoundation.org A historic home (1908) headquarters the Sam Mazza Foundation and is a unique venue for fundraising and private events. Visit the website for music events and tours.

• SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT

COMMISSION AVIATION LIBRARY & LOUIS A. TURPEN AVIATION MUSEUM AT SFO

The free aviation museum and library provide unique opportunities for learning about the development of commercial aviation. Open daily, 10:00am–4:30pm; closed holidays. International Terminal, pre-security .................................................... 650.821.9900 www.flysfo.com/museum/ aviation-museum-library

• SFO MUSEUM/SAN FRANCISCO INT’L AIRPORT

With galleries throughout all four terminals, this accredited museum offers an ever-changing schedule of educational and cultural exhibitions. Always open, free of charge. .................................................... 650.821.6700 www.flysfo.com/museum

• SAN MATEO COUNTY ARTS COMMISSION

Promotes and encourages the arts, and acts as liaison with arts organizations to ensure collaboration and coordination related to culture and art activities in San Mateo County. County Manager’s Office 400 County Center Redwood City .......................artscommission@smcgov.org

Restored 1846 rancho-era adobe furnished with period pieces traces the various periods of California’s past. Free admission. Open Tuesday–Thursday and Saturday–Sunday. 1000 Linda Mar Boulevard Pacifica...................................... 650.359.1462 www.historysmc.org

• SANCHEZ ART CENTER

A cultural gem on the coast, this former school now houses galleries, studios and art education. Exhibitions open Friday to Sunday, 1:00–5:00. Admission is free. More info on website. 1220B Linda Mar Boulevard Pacifica...................................... 650.355.1894 www.sanchezartcenter.org

• SOCIETY OF WEST-COAST ARTISTS FINE ART CENTER

Features a new art exhibit by local artists every two months, free artist lecture/painting demonstrations, and painting workshops. Come vote for your favorite painting. 527 San Mateo Avenue San Bruno................................. 650.225.9250 www.societyofwest-coastartists.com

• TWIN PINES ART CENTER IN THE MANOR HOUSE

Eleven resident artist studios and monthly rotating exhibitions in the Manor House at Twin Pines Park. Open Wednesday–Sunday, 1:00–4:00; free admission. 10 Twin Pines Lane Belmont.................................... 650.654.4068

• WOODSIDE STORE

Dr. Robert Tripp’s store, built in 1854, is a relic of early timber operations in California. A community center, the store also served as a post office and stagecoach stop. 3300 Tripp Road at Kings Mountain Road Woodside.................................. 650.851.7615 www.historysmc.org

• POINT MONTARA LIGHTHOUSE

Picturesque 1875 light station served as a naval training base during WW II. 16th Street and Highway 1 Montara.................................... 650.728.7177 www.parks.ca.gov @VISIT_SMC_SV

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MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM

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• CURIODYSSEY • AQUARIUM OF THE BAY

The Embarcadero at Beach Street PIER 39 San Francisco................. 415.623.5300 www.aquariumofthebay.org California’s only Smithsonian affiliate aquarium is home to more than 20,000 marine animals found in and around San Francisco Bay, including sharks and North American river otters.

• CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

In Golden Gate Park, visit an aquarium, planetarium, rainforest, and natural history museum all under one living roof. 55 Music Concourse Drive San Francisco.......................... 415.379.8000 www.calacademy.org

• COMPUTER HISTORY MUSEUM

Learn about 2000 years of computing, from ancient times to today’s Internet, with 1,000+ unique artifacts, videos, docent-led tours and vintage technology demonstrations. 1401 N. Shoreline Boulevard Mountain View........................ 650.810.1010 www.computerhistory.org

1651 Coyote Point Drive San Mateo........................ 650.342.7755 www.curiodyssey.org CuriOdyssey is a science playground and zoo in San Mateo where kids and their parents play with fun, hands-on science exhibits and meet animals up-close.

• EXPLORATORIUM

Step inside a tornado, turn upside down in a curved mirror, walk on a fog bridge, and explore more than 650 hands-on exhibits at this beautiful bayside San Francisco location. Pier 15, The Embarcadero San Francisco.......................... 415.528.4444 www.exploratorium.edu/visit

• THE FLYER – SAN FRANCISCO

This flying theater experience combines motion seats, live action and computergenerated 3D imagery to take guests above San Francisco, under the Golden Gate Bridge and more. PIER 39, 2 Beach Street, Bldg. Q San Francisco.......................... 415.273.8852 www.theflyer-sanfrancisco.com

A global leader in ocean conservation, the Monterey Bay Aquarium showcases the stunningly biodiverse marine habitats of the Monterey Bay and Pacific Ocean. 886 Cannery Row Monterey................................... 831.648.4800 www.montereybayaquarium.org

• PINSTRIPES

THINGS TO DO

• MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM

ATTRACTIONS

Located in the Hillsdale Shopping Center, opening November 2019. Pinstripes features bowling, bocce ball courts, a restaurant and bar, and multiple private event spaces. 36 Hillsdale Mall San Mateo................................ 650.436.3060 www.pinstripes.com

• RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT MUSEUM

Visit Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium, Marvelous Mirror Maze and Impossible Laser Race at this Fisherman’s Wharf location. Save when you purchase combo tickets online. 175 Jefferson Street San Francisco.......................... 415.202.9850 www.ripleys.com/sanfrancisco

• ROARING CAMP RAILROAD

See towering redwoods from two historic railroads at an 1880s logging camp. In Felton, six miles north of Santa Cruz, California. 5401 Graham Hill Road Felton........................................ 831.335.4484 www.roaringcamp.com

• HILLER AVIATION MUSEUM

Showcases the past, present and future of aviation with a wide array of aircraft, interactive hands-on displays, and multimedia presentations spanning the development of aviation. 601 Skyway Road San Carlos................................ 650.654.0200 www.hiller.org

UNLIMITED BIKING RENTALS

WHERE CURIOSITY TAKES YOU

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• USS HORNET MUSEUM

With docent-led and self-exploring tours, the whole family will enjoy the authentically restored aircraft carrier with classic naval aircraft and Apollo moon mission artifacts. Pier 3, Alameda Point Alameda.................................... 510.521.8448 www.uss-hornet.org

BEACHES AND PARKS •••• BEACHES AND PARKS

San Mateo County beaches provide a great day for exploring cliffs and bluffs, watching tide pools, fishing, strolling, horseback riding, and sunbathing. Butano State Park and the 8,020-acre complex which includes Memorial, Pescadero Creek, Sam McDonald and Heritage Grove county parks offer recreational activities galore, including hiking, camping, picnicking, or simple enjoyment of nature. .................. 650.363.4020 / 1.800.777.0369 www.smcgov.org / www.parks.ca.gov

• AÑO NUEVO STATE RESERVE

Site of the largest mainland breeding colony for the northern elephant seal. Observe the herd and pups December - April, although a large colony of seals remain throughout the year. New Year’s Creek Road, off Highway 1 Pescadero................................. 650.879.0227 www.parks.ca.gov

ENTERTAINMENT • BOTTLE & BOTTEGA • SAN MATEO COUNTY PARKS FOUNDATION

Inspires people to care for, learn about and enjoy our parks. The Foundation raises funds to support projects, programs and volunteers to benefit the parks and visitors. 1701 Coyote Point Drive
 San Mateo................................ 650.321.5812 www.supportparks.org

BOATING • EDGEWATER MARINE

Explore the beautiful Foster City Lagoon in a quiet, eco-friendly, comfortable and easy to drive Duffy Electric Boat. A unique way to relax with family and friends. Book online. 650 Shell Boulevard Foster City................................ 650.766.9155 www.EdgewaterMarineLLC.com

• FITZGERALD MARINE RESERVE

PRESERVE

This wildlife sanctuary is a favorite of birdwatchers and other animal lovers. The 243 acres of marshlands contain a wide variety of birds, mammals, amphibians, and plants. Highway 1 at New Years Creek Road Pescadero................................. 650.726.8380 www.coastsidestateparks.org

Bringing award-winning, world-class musical theatre to the Peninsula for 54 years. Performances are held at the historic Fox Theatre in Downtown Redwood City. 2215 Broadway Street Redwood City........................... 650.579.5565 www.broadwaybythebay.org

• DRAGON PRODUCTIONS THEATRE COMPANY

High quality, low cost, live theatre in the heart of downtown. The non-profit houses a 65-seat intimate theatre area, classroom, and studio space. Venue rental available. 2120 Broadway Street Redwood City........................... 650.493.2006 www.dragonproductions.net

Rental Spaces

• JAPANESE TEA GARDEN

• PESCADERO MARSH NATURAL

• BROADWAY BY THE BAY

Parks &

Site offers one of the most diverse tide pool systems in the state - a variety of seaweed, crabs, sponges, sea anemones, mollusks, starfish and fish. Located off Highway 1. 200 Nevada Avenue Moss Beach.............................. 650.728.3584 www.fitzgeraldreserve.org Designed by a former landscape architect at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, it features a tea house, waterfalls, a pagoda, and pathways through harmoniously arranged trees and rocks. San Mateo Central Park East 5th Avenue & El Camino Real San Mateo................................ 650.522.7440

Premium paint and sip parties are the perfect place to have fun and get creative. Visit the stylish studio or hold a customized pop-up party in the size, theme and venue of your event. 1538 El Camino Real, Suite E-F Belmont.................................... 650.242.9400 www.bottleandbottega.com/belmont

Central Park

The City of Millbrae is a close-knit community that welcomes everyone to its family-friendly parks. Millbrae is only a 10-minute trip from SFO via BART or SamTrans.

Millbrae also has picnic sites & rooms available for rent, which are great for parties, banquets and company meetings.

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PARACHUTE GLIDERS OVER SAN FRANCISCO BAY by Lisa Pappas

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PORTOLA REDWOODS STATE PARK, LA HONDA

SAVANNA JAZZ, SAN CARLOS

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• CALIFORNIA CANOE & KAYAK – PORT OF REDWOOD CITY

This historic live entertainment venue puts on a wide variety of public and private events. Located in the heart of downtown, restaurants and Caltrain are within walking distance. 2215 Broadway Street Redwood City...........................650.FOX.7770 www.foxvenues.com

• PACIFICA PERFORMANCES

World-class artists in an intimate, casual environment. Featuring a variety of music, dance, and comedy performances almost every weekend at the Mildred Owen Concert Hall. 1220 Linda Mar Boulevard Pacifica ...................info@pacificaperformances.org www.pacificaperformances.org

• SAVANNA JAZZ

• POPLAR CREEK GOLF COURSE

1700 Coyote Point Drive San Mateo........................ 650.522.4653 www.poplarcreekgolf.com Enjoy championship golf at affordable prices. This 18 hole, par 70 golf course also includes a clubhouse with full service Golf Shop, and Par 3 restaurant and event facilities.

Enjoy a cozy atmosphere, melodious musical ambiance, and cocktails and bar food available throughout the evening. A perfect location for corporate events, birthdays and more. 1189 Laurel Street San Carlos................................ 415.624.4549 www.savannajazz.com

EXOTIC CAR RENTALS • ENTERPRISE EXOTIC CAR COLLECTION

SFO - Rental Car Center 780 N. McDonnell Road San Francisco.......................... 650.933.0124 SJC - Rental Car Center 1701 Airport Blvd, Level 6 San Jose.................................... 408.590.9935 Silicon Valley 4517 Stevens Creek Blvd. Santa Clara.............................. 408.201.2207 https://exoticcars.enterprise.com

GOLF • CRYSTAL SPRINGS GOLF COURSE

Public 18-hole, par 72 course is set on a 32,000-acre wildlife refuge with views of Crystal Springs Reservoir. Driving range, pub and private event space for up to 280. 6650 Golf Course Drive Burlingame.............................. 650.342.0603 www.playcrystalsprings.com

• HALF MOON BAY GOLF LINKS

(36 holes, Old Course and Ocean Course) Set against dramatic cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean, featuring championship golf, ocean-view fine dining, and a full Pro Shop. Two Miramontes Point Road Half Moon Bay........................ 650.726.1800 www.halfmoonbaygolf.com

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Year-round sales, rentals, classes, tours, and service of kayaks, surfskis, and stand-up paddleboards. Guided kayak fishing trips. Hobie Kayak authorized dealer and demo center. 487 Seaport Court Redwood City........................... 650.593.6060 www.calkayak.com

THINGS TO DO

• FOX THEATRE

• DEVIL’S SLIDE COASTAL TRAIL

Walk, hike or bike the Devil’s Slide Coastal Trail, along the old, rugged stretch of Highway 1. This portion of the Coast offers stunning views of dramatic rock formations and the crashing surf below. On clear days, the Farallon Islands are visible. Enjoy the interpretive signage, telescopes, picnic table and benches. Restrooms are on site. Some parking is available on either end of the trail. Public transportation to the trail is SamTrans Route 17 on Highway 1. Just south of Pacifica............. 650.355.8289 www.devilsslidecoast.org

• HALF MOON BAY KAYAK

• TPC HARDING PARK

Impressive 27-hole facility, open to the public; offers a challenging, scenic experience. Harding Park will host the 2020 PGA Championship, the first one staged in San Francisco. 99 Harding Road San Francisco.......................... 415.664.4690 www.tpc.com/hardingpark https://attend.thepga.com/2020

INDOOR ACTIVITIES • SPORTSHOUSE

The 75,000 sf indoor complex offers drop-in sports, camps, parties and rental of turf fields, basketball and volleyball courts. On-site grill opens daily and caters parties/events. 3151 Edison Way Redwood City........................... 650.362.4100 www.sportshouse.us

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES • CALIFORNIA CANOE & KAYAK HALF MOON BAY

A wide range of sea kayaking activities, including beginning to advanced kayak classes, stand-up paddle (SUP) classes, guided tours and corporate team building. By appointment only. Pillar Point Harbor (top of boat ramp) Half Moon Bay........................ 510.893.7833 www.calkayak.com

Beachfront location with rentals, tours, corporate trips, classes and private events with kayaks, stand-up paddleboards (SUP) and bicycles out of Pillar Point Harbor in Half Moon Bay. 2 Johnson Pier Half Moon Bay........................ 650.773.6101 www.hmbkayak.com

•• SAN MATEO COUNTY HARBOR DISTRICT

Buy fresh fish, enjoy water sports and dining in Half Moon Bay. Recreational fishing in Half Moon Bay and South San Francisco. Call 650.583.4400 for detailed information. Pillar Point Harbor
 1 Johnson Pier Half Moon Bay........................ 650.726.5727 95 Oyster Point Marina
 Harbormaster Road South San Francisco.............. 650.952.0808 www.smharbor.com

• UNLIMITED BIKING RENTALS

Rent a bike to explore on your own, or take a three-hour Golden Gate Bridge Bike Tour. For groups staying in San Mateo County, delivery will be provided for a minimum of 15 bikes. 887 Beach Street, Ghiradelli Square San Francisco.......................... 415.854.2222 www.unlimitedbiking.com/san-francisco

• WHALE WATCHING

The California Gray Whales continue their migration off shore from December through April. Boats leaving from Pillar Point Harbor offer whalewatching tours. ......................................... www.smharbor.com

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SHOPPING - PARTNERS • ENCORE BOOKS ON THE SQUARE

Proceeds of gently used books support the San Mateo County Historical Association. 2200 Broadway Street, Lower Level Redwood City............... 650.299.0104 x 234 www.historysmc.org/encore-books-square

• HILLSDALE SHOPPING CENTER

El Camino Real & Hillsdale Boulevard San Mateo................................ 650.345.8222 www.hillsdale.com

• ODDYSSEA

Interactive retail shop and outdoor garden focused on science, nature, and art products and experiences. 617 Main Street Half Moon Bay........................ 650.440.4555 www.oddyssea.com

SHOPPING – 
 UNIQUE AREAS • BELMONT

• PIER 39

Beach Street & The Embarcadero San Francisco.... 415.981.PIER (7437) www.PIER39.com A visit to San Francisco starts with PIER 39’s amazing views, sea lions, chowder bread bowls, California wines, two levels of dining, entertainment, shopping and attractions.

• SERRAMONTE SHOPPING CENTER

Highway 280 & Serramonte Boulevard Daly City.................................... 650.992.8686 www.serramontecenter.com

• THE SHOPS AT TANFORAN

1150 El Camino Real San Bruno................................. 650.873.2000 www.theshopsattanforan.com

Ralston Avenue and El Camino Real are the main locations for shopping in Belmont. ..................................................... 650.595.8696

• BRISBANE

Visitacion Avenue is the heart of downtown, with the Brisbane Village Shopping Center only blocks away. Both areas are home to a myriad of indoor and outdoor restaurants. .....................................................415.467.7283

• BURLINGAME

Broadway and Burlingame Avenues offer tree-lined streets, convenient parking, charming shops, designer boutiques, fine arts galleries, bakeries, delis and many restaurants. .................................................... 650.344.1735

• STANFORD SHOPPING CENTER

660 Stanford Shopping Center Palo Alto....................................650.617.8200 www.stanfordshop.com

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DISCOVER A NEW EXPERIENCE

ONE-STOP ENTERTAINMENT, DINING & SHOPPING Pinstripes Bistro Bowling & Bocce | West Elm | lululemon Shake Shack | MidiCi, The Neapolitan Pizza Company and more. OPENING SOON Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas | Belcampo Meat Co. Restaurant & Bar Palette Tea House | Ethan Allen | The Refuge plus more

THE PLACE TO BE

HEART OF THE PENINSULA Nordstrom, Macy’s and over 120 stores | Off Hwy. 101 at Hillsdale Blvd. in San Mateo @VISIT_SMC_SV Mon–Sat, 10am–9pm; Sun, 11am–7pm | 650.517.1029 | hillsdale.com | VISITSMCSV.COM

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• PALO ALTO

• SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO

• PRINCETON-BY-THE-SEA

SIGHTSEEING TOURS • ALCATRAZ CRUISES

THINGS TO DO

Downtown Palo Alto offers unique shopping, top-rated restaurants and nightlife. Explore University and California Avenues and surrounding streets, and Stanford Shopping Center. ..................................................... 650.324.3121

• COLMA

............................................ 650.755.3900 A favorite destination for selection and savings, with all-in-one stores, specialty shops, and restaurants conveniently located off Highway 280. Shop till you drop in Colma.

• FOSTER CITY

There are several neighborhood shopping centers, including the Metro Center on E. Hillsdale Boulevard. Bridgepointe Shopping Center is conveniently adjacent to Foster City. .................................................... 650.573.7600

• HALF MOON BAY

Downtown provides plenty of shopping opportunities at quaint shops, antique stores, and an arts and crafts center. .................................................... 650.726.8380

• MILLBRAE

Broadway Avenue houses this city’s shopping area with department stores, restaurants and smaller shops. .....................................................650.697.7324

• PACIFICA

Linda Mar, Pacific Manor and Rockaway Beach Plaza are just a few of the neighborhood shopping areas. Visit the Coastside Farmers’ Market on Wednesdays, 2:30-6:30, May-December. .................................................... 650.355.4122

Enjoy several wonderful restaurants, an indoor mall, sparkling beaches, and Pillar Point Harbor, with fishing trips, whale watching tours and kayaking. Big waves from world-renowned Mavericks is also here. .................................................... 650.726.8380

Grand Avenue features the main shopping, dining and business districts. El Camino Real offers many restaurants. .................................................... 650.588.1911

Pier 33, Alcatraz Landing San Francisco.......................... 415.981.7625 www.alcatrazcruises.com

• REDWOOD CITY

Broadway, Veterans Boulevard and El Camino Real offer plenty of shopping and parking. The revitalized downtown features a 20-screen theater, a restored historic courthouse, live entertainment and many restaurants. .................................................... 650.364.1722

• SAN BRUNO

Shopping along El Camino Real, San Mateo and San Bruno Avenues, and at The Shops at Tanforan and Bayhill Shopping Center. .................................................... 650.588.0180

• BAY AERIAL HELICOPTER TOURS

San Carlos Airport.................. 650.281.8282 www.bayaerial.com

• BIG BUS TOURS – SAN FRANCISCO

99 Jefferson Street San Francisco.......................... 855.854.8687 www.bigbustours.com

• SAN CARLOS

Shops are in abundance along Holly and Laurel Streets, San Carlos Avenue, and El Camino Real. .................................................... 650.593.1068

• SAN MATEO

Downtown San Mateo (along 3rd & 4th Avenues and cross streets) has numerous restaurants, stores and a 12-screen theater. Hillsdale and Bridgepointe Shopping Centers offer many options. .................................................... 650.401.2440

• BLUE & GOLD FLEET

PIER 39 at Beach Street & The Embarcadero San Francisco................. 415.705.8200 www.blueandgoldfleet.com Sail the Bay with Blue & Gold Fleet, the Bay Area’s premier provider of Ferry Services and Bay Cruises, featuring multi-language audio tours.

Check out your favorite stores, plus over 120 Specialty Stores + Restaurants

NORDSTROM RACK, TJ MAXX, MACY’S TARGET, DICK’S SPORTING GOODS DAVE & BUSTERS, H&M, DISNEY STORE, UNIQLO, NEW YORK & COMPANY + more.

Highway 280 & Serramonte Blvd., Daly City SerramonteCenter.com

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•PACIFIC COAST SIDE

•SURROUNDING AREAS


#PLAYBYTHEBAY

THINGS TO DO

SIERRA POINT MARINA, BRISBANE by Scott Mucci

relax. refuel.

RECONNECT.

JCPenney • Sears • Target • Barnes & Noble Forever 21 • G by GUESS • Old Navy • Tillys • The Children’s Place Victoria’s Secret • Charlotte Russe • Kay Jewelers BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse • Chipotle • Hooters Panda Express • Jollibee • Five Guys • International Food Court Century Theatres • GAMA Ride • Hop N’ Play Children’s Play Area

1 0 0 + S H O P S A N D R E S TAU R A N T S 1150 El Camino Real San Bruno, CA 94066 | 650.873.2000 | TheShopsAtTanforan.com |

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THINGS TO DO

PORTOLA DISCOVERY SITE by Richard Wood 2017

BOCCE BALL COURTS IN SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO by Billy Hustace

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#PLAYBYTHEBAY

Walking Food Tours San Francisco.......................1.888.498.2008 www.foodieadventures.com

• HALF MOON BAY COASTSIDE TOURS

223 Cabrillo Highway South, #108C Half Moon Bay........................ 650.720.7050 www.hmbcoastsidetours.com

• HORNBLOWER CLASSIC CABLE CARS

San Francisco.......................... 415.922.2425 www.hornblowerclassiccablecars.com

• HORNBLOWER CRUISES & EVENTS Pier 3, The Embarcadero San Francisco.......................... 415.788.8866 www.hornblower.com

• INCREDIBLE ADVENTURES

.................................................... 415.642.7378 https://incadventures.com

• RED AND WHITE FLEET

Pier 43½, Fisherman’s Wharf San Francisco.......................... 415.673.2900 www.redandwhite.com

• SF ADVENTURE TOURS

.................................................... 415.323.6180 www.adventureinsf.com

• STANFORD UNIVERSITY

Visitor Center, 295 Galvez Street Stanford.................................... 650.723.2560 www.visit.stanford.edu

SPAS / WELLNESS / NAILS • MODA ECO SPA & WELLNESS

SPORTS • THE JOCKEY CLUB

• OCEANO COASTAL SPA

• SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS

• THE RITZ-CARLTON SPA,

• STANFORD ATHLETICS

A leader in advanced skin care and hair removal services, specializing in sugaring and waxing techniques as well as the age-defying Elite HydraFacial. Open daily, 10:00–8:00. 348 Lorton Avenue Burlingame.............................. 650.334.5798 www.hydrafacial.com At the Oceano Hotel, relax in deepsoaking tubs, enjoy a private steam, indulge in a variety of healing massage therapies, or visit the Wellness Boutique and Aromatherapy bar. 280 Capistrano Road Half Moon Bay........................ 650.263.2008 www.oceanohalfmoonbay.com/spa

HALF MOON BAY

Indulge in spa treatments inspired by the resort’s natural surroundings. Gentlemen and ladies’ lounges with coed whirlpool, sauna and steam rooms. One Miramontes Point Road Half Moon Bay........................ 650.712.7000 www.ritzcarlton.com/hmb

• SHAMA THAI MASSAGE

A truly unique experience in traditional Thai massage by Wat Po, trained therapists. Shama therapists are also exceptionally trained in a variety of other types of massage therapy. 1100-B Howard Avenue Burlingame.............................. 650.685.1100 www.shamathaimassage.com

• SPA AT COSTANOA • TOWER TOURS

288 Beach Street San Francisco ............................. 415.345.TOUR (8687) www.towertours.com Sightseeing bus tours of San Francisco, Muir Woods, Napa, Sonoma and more. Alcatraz packages also available. Complimentary shuttle available from most SFO area hotels.

Discover the relaxing pace of nature at Costanoa with one of the spa’s integrative massages. Supplement any of the therapies with aromatherapy, deep tissue and/or Arnica treatments. 2001 Rossi Road at Highway 1 Pescadero................................. 650.879.1100 www.costanoa.com

• THE SPA AT FOUR SEASONS SILICON VALLEY

An array of revitalizing treatments may be enjoyed in seven personalized treatment rooms. In-room and poolside treatments available, as well as steam room and rooftop lap pool. 2050 University Avenue East Palo Alto.......................... 650.566.1200 www.fourseasons.com/siliconvalley/spa

Watch live racing from around the world at this Satellite Wagering facility located at the San Mateo County Event Center. Over 80 TVs, full bar, extensive food menu, and more. 2495 South Delaware Street San Mateo................................ 650.574.6063 http://smjockeyclub.com

THINGS TO DO

• FOODIE ADVENTURES!

The World Champion baseball team plays at Oracle Park, featuring breathtaking views, a wide variety of food, and an 80-foot Coca-Cola bottle with playground slides. 24 Willie Mays Plaza San Francisco.......................... 415.972.2000 www.sfgiants.com Stanford has the most successful intercollegiate athletics program in the country, offering 36 varsity sports - 20 for women, 15 for men and one coed and 31 club sports. Department of Athletics Stanford University 641 East Campus Drive Stanford.................................... 650.723.4591 www.gostanford.com

• GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS ( BASKETBALL )

..............................................1.888.GSW.HOOP

• OAKLAND ATHLETICS (BASEBALL)

................................................. 1.877.493.2255

• OAKLAND RAIDERS ( FOOTBALL )

..................................................1.800.RAIDERS

• SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS ( FOOTBALL )

................................................... 415.GO.49ERS

• SAN JOSE SHARKS (HOCKEY)

.................................................... 408.999.5757

• SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES ( SOCCER )

.................................................... 408.556.7700

MONTARA STATE BEACH by Jared White

@VISIT_SMC_SV

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PLAN Whether you are interested in meeting in a conference room overlooking San Francisco Bay, having a company retreat next to the Pacific Ocean, or having a power lunch in the heart of Silicon Valley, the San Mateo County/Silicon Valley CVB will tailor our complimentary services to meet your specifications. You’ll leave wanting to come back.

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by Charly Ramos of Food & Travel MX

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CONVENTION FACILITIES • COW PALACE ARENA PLAN

& EVENT CENTER

An extremely flexible, major multipurpose event/convention facility with over 300,000 sf of meeting and exhibit space, arena seating for up to 16,500, and 3,500 parking spaces. 2600 Geneva Avenue Daly City.................................... 415.404.4100 www.cowpalace.com

• SAN MATEO COUNTY EVENT CENTER

Seven unique venue spaces offering over 200,000 sq. ft. indoor exhibit space (from 500 sq. ft. to 105,000 sq. ft.), eleven acres of outdoor space, onsite catering, and parking for 2,000. 1346 Saratoga Drive San Mateo................................ 650.574.3247 www.smcec.co

Nestled among majestic eucalyptus trees, the museum offers unparalleled views across San Francisco Bay in a rustic park setting for meetings, banquets and events up to 300 people. 1651 Coyote Point Drive San Mateo................................ 650.342.7755 www.curiodyssey.org

• DOMENICO WINERY

This industrial-chic winery offers a unique backdrop of wine barrels and market lighting for private and public events ranging in size from 20 to 700 guests. 1697 Industrial Road
 San Carlos................................ 650.593.2335 www.domenicowinery.com

• SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO

• DOMINIC’S AT OYSTER POINT,

This state-of-the-art facility, with 20,600 sf of meeting and banquet space, is known for its technological excellence, culinary capabilities, and light-drenched atrium lobby. 255 South Airport Boulevard South San Francisco...............650.877.8787 www.ssfconf.com

With a breathtaking backdrop of the Oyster Point Marina, Dominic’s has been specializing in delectable cuisine and memorable moments for all types of events for over 34 years. 911 Marina Boulevard South San Francisco.............. 650.589.1096 www.dominicsop.com

EVENT VENUES • AQUARIUM OF THE BAY

A beautiful garden, carriage house, and tea room make this historic Palo Alto home the perfect setting for an intimate event. Ideal for weddings, parties, meetings, and more. 1431 Waverley Street Palo Alto................................... 650.329.1356 www.gamblegarden.org

CONFERENCE CENTER

Your reception, product launch, wedding, birthday or other event will be unforgettable at the Aquarium. Three unique spaces with oceanside views and patio access hold up to 800 guests. The Embarcadero at Beach Street PIER 39 San Francisco.......................... 415.623.5300 www.aquariumofthebay.org

• CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

With a choice of 15 stunning settings and the highest standards of excellence your guests can experience the wonder of the Academy via an intimate party to an extravaganza for 3,000 guests. 55 Music Concourse Drive
 Golden Gate Park San Francisco.......................... 415.379.8000 www.calacademy.org

• COMPUTER HISTORY MUSEUM

Home to the largest collection of computing artifacts in the world. Features a state-of-the-art theater and screening room for 370, outdoor patios, courtyards, parking for 400. 1401 N. Shoreline Boulevard Mountain View........................ 650.810.1010 www.computerhistory.org

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BANQUETS

• ELIZABETH F. GAMBLE GARDEN

• EXPLORATORIUM

The Exploratorium is an unforgettable venue for everything from intimate gatherings to large events—featuring spectacular views of San Francisco’s skyline and the Bay. Pier 15, The Embarcadero San Francisco.......................... 415.528.4500 www.exploratorium.edu/rentals

• FILOLI

The ideal oasis for celebrations, meetings, corporate and team building events for groups from 10 to 2,000. Filoli is a beautiful, one-of-a-kind venue that will leave guests in awe. 86 Cañada Road Woodside.................................. 650.364.8300 www.filoli.org

• FOX THEATRE

The recently restored 1928 crown jewel of downtown holds 1,174 and offers flexible floor plans, a built-in stage, state-of-the-art sound and light, and a professional in-house team. 2215 Broadway Street Redwood City...........................650.FOX.7770 www.foxvenues.com

• GREEN HILLS COUNTRY CLUB

With sweeping views of the championship golf course, this spacious banquet facility is perfect for weddings and large parties up to 250, as well as more intimate gatherings. 500 Ludeman Lane Millbrae..................................... 650.648.9877 www.greenhillscc.com

• HARLEY FARMS GOAT DAIRY

Private dinners, Farm Dinners and weddings in the fabulous restored hayloft, in the larger upper barn for cocktails, dinner, and dancing, or team build with a day on a working farm. Please email for info. 205 North Street Pescadero........... events@harleyfarms.com www.harleyfarms.com

• HILLER AVIATION MUSEUM

Showcasing the past, present and future of aviation, the museum’s open design makes it a perfect place for your next party, wedding, meeting or conference for 40 to 800 guests. 601 Skyway Road San Carlos................................ 650.654.0200 www.hiller.org

• KOHL MANSION

The beautiful 1914 Tudor mansion is perfect for weddings, corporate events, private parties, and all types of photo shoots. Call for an appointment to view the property. 2750 Adeline Drive Burlingame.............. 650.762.1134 or 1137 https://kohlmansion.com

• LONG BRANCH SALOON & FARMS

Travel through time and visit the Old West, complete with an outdoor barbecue, dance area, casino gaming saloon, and bar with indoor and outdoor meeting areas for up to 300. 321 Verde Road Half Moon Bay........................ 650.726.3117 www.longbranchfarms.net

GAMBLE GARDEN

by Chris Schmauch

• FOX FORUM

An elegant, 4,500 sq. ft., rectangular banquet hall with a fabulous bar, in the heart of downtown. Standing capacity is 300; sit-down is 150. Full complement of A/V available. 2411 Broadway Street Redwood City...........................650.FOX.7770 www.foxvenues.com

•SOUTH SMC/PALO ALTO

•PACIFIC COAST SIDE

•SURROUNDING AREAS


#PLAYBYTHEBAY

PLAN

HILLER AVIATION MUSEUM

• MILDRED OWEN CONCERT HALL

• MAVERICKS EVENT CENTER

AND HARBOR VIEW GARDEN

107 Broadway Avenue Half Moon Bay........650.728.2739 x 3 www.maverickseventcenter.com 2,000 sf indoor reception space with 180-degree ocean views, a spacious pre-wedding bridal suite/breakout room, private ceremony garden, catering by Half Moon Bay Brewing Co.

• MERCY CENTER BURLINGAME

An international conference, retreat and spirituality center on a 40-acre historical site with 11 meeting rooms for groups of four to 200. Dining room accommodates up to 130. 2300 Adeline Drive Burlingame.............................. 650.340.7474 www.mercy-center.org

@VISIT_SMC_SV

This comfortable hall has a large stage, professional lighting, pro sound system, grand piano, seating for 199, large adjoining kitchen, and free parking for any type of event. 1220 Linda Mar Boulevard Pacifica ................. info@pacificaperformances.com www.pacificaperformances.com

• NOTRE DAME DE NAMUR

UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE SERVICES

The campus’ 47 acres of countryside in the Belmont hills is perfect for educational symposia, conferences, weekend retreats, sports camps or special events for up to 576. 1500 Ralston Avenue Belmont.................................... 650.508.3569 www.ndnu.edu/conferences

• PAR 3 AT POPLAR CREEK

Surrounded by natural beauty, Par3 offers unique, light filled gathering space that connects to the great outdoors. With multiple venue options, the possibilities are endless. 1700 Coyote Point Drive San Mateo................................ 650.522.7525 www.par3thelodge.com

• SAN FRANCISCO WINE SCHOOL

Wow your guests at this gorgeous Wine Education & Events Center. 4,000 ft2 of flexible space. Great for meetings, team building, receptions & private dining. Offsite events available. 415 Grand Avenue, #301 South San Francisco.............. 650.763.1324 www.sfwineschool.com

• SAN MATEO COUNTY HISTORY MUSEUM

The 1910 Courthouse is a National Historic Landmark that may be rented for corporate events or meetings, social gatherings, weddings/receptions and film and photo shoots. 2200 Broadway Street Redwood City........................... 650.299.0104 www.historysmc.org

• SEAPORT CONFERENCE CENTER

Beautiful waterfront setting with spacious rooms for meetings, nontechnical or computer-based training, seminars or special events. Full service for groups from 2 to 120. 459 Seaport Court Redwood City........................... 650.482.3500 www.seaportcenter.com

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PAR 3 AT POPLAR CREEK by Susan Munroe

We look forward to hosting you! BUSINESS OFFICE 2495 S. Delaware Street San Mateo, CA 94403 Tel: (650) 574-3247 Fax: (650) 574-3985 Email: sales@smcec.co

A true taste of Italy in San Carlos, CA. We produce 20+ award-winning Cal-Italia wines in a stunning urban winery, conveniently located off Hwy 101. Our full-service events venue can host up to 700 guests for corporate gatherings, weddings, or private parties.

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•CENTRAL SMC

•SOUTH SMC/PALO ALTO

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•PACIFIC COAST SIDE

•SURROUNDING AREAS


#PLAYBYTHEBAY

• SF BAY ADVENTURES

• SPORTSHOUSE

The 75,000 sf indoor complex holds up to 1,500 for sporting and social events. Multi-use turf fields, courts, arcade, concourse, sports grill and catering offer endless options. 3151 Edison Way Redwood City........................... 650.362.4100 www.sportshouse.us

• USS HORNET MUSEUM

The former aircraft carrier, a National Historical Landmark, is available for corporate entertaining, trade shows, dances, and special events. Sit-down dinners for up to 3,000. Pier 3, Alameda Point Alameda........................ 510.521.8448 x 211 www.uss-hornet.org Along with the facilities listed previous, all San Mateo County and Palo Alto fullservice hotels and many limited services properties offer outstanding conference and meeting space. Please call the San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau for complimentary assistance in securing a venue for your event. 1.800.288.4748


SERVICES

CATERING

CONVENTION SERVICES

• BOUDIN CATERING

• CURTIN CONVENTION &

.....................................................877.988.1849 www.boudinbakery.com

• CALIFORNIA CATERING COMPANY (ON - SITE BANQUET )

Elks Lodge, 920 Stonegate Drive South San Francisco.............. 650.589.0729 www.cacateringcompany.com

• DOMINIC’S AT OYSTER POINT, BANQUETS

911 Marina Boulevard South San Francisco.............. 650.589.1096 www.dominicsop.com

• GIGI’S CAFÉ & CATERING

111 Anza Blvd., 1st Floor Burlingame.............................. 650.344.3355 www.gigiscafeburlingame.com

• PALACE CAFÉ CATERING

.................................................... 650.622.4171 catering@palacecafe.net www.palacecafe.net

• SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO CONFERENCE CENTER (ON - SITE BANQUET )

catering@ssfconf.com 255 South Airport Boulevard South San Francisco...............650.877.5200 www.ssfconf.com

• TASTE CATERING & EVENT PLANNING

AUDIO / VISUAL

• AUDIO VISUAL RESOURCES

150 Anza Boulevard Burlingame.............................. 650.348.0400 www.avresources.com

201 Adrian Road Millbrae..................................... 415.550.6464 www.tastecatering.com

• PSAV

Presentation Services Audio Visual 1 Old Bayshore Highway Millbrae..................................... 650.872.8238 www.psav.com

Your One-Stop Bakery! Y

• 45 Years in Business • Wedding Cake Specialis Specialist st

• Wedding Planning (and day of)

Custom Photo Cakes Specialty Gift Baskets Seasonal Desserts Famous Foccacia Pies, Cheesecakes & More e 101 Manor Dr. • Pacifica CA 94 94044 404 650.355.1007 • 415.355.1007 7 www.mazzettisbakery.com

@VISIT_SMC_SV

DESTINATION MANAGEMENT SERVICES Providing tours, transportation arrangements and event planning services.

• BAY MAGIC MEETINGS & TOURS

.................................................... 925.932.8687 www.baymagictours.com

• HELLO! CA DESTINATION MANAGEMENT

1388 Sutter Street, Suite 525 San Francisco...........................415.447.0121 http://hello-dmc.com

ENTERTAINMENT

• HAVE A PARTY PROS

DJs, MCs and bands for all types of special events. Top-of-the-line sound, personalized planning and packages that can include lights, photos, dancers, giveaways, karaoke and more. .............................................510.357.7770 www.haveapartypros.com

• MUSIC CITY ENTERTAINMENT

Representing a variety of original artist and tribute shows, MCE is the premier choice for your local entertainment needs, from community concerts to corporate events. 1353 Bush Street San Francisco.......................... 415.298.8483 www.musiccitysf.org

EVENT PLANNING / PRODUCTION / CREATIVE SERVICES

Mazzetti’s Bakery

• • • • •

EXPOSITION SERVICES

A full-service convention contractor providing flexible, personalized services for events of all sizes. 2269 Chestnut Street, Suite 628 San Francisco.......................... 415.883.7818 www.curtinconvention.com

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Teambuilding, nautical weddings, regattas, day sails, private charters, Angel Island picnics and BBQs, and educational sailing programs for up to 49 people of all ages. 1001 Bridgeway, #238 Sausalito................................... 415.331.0444 www.sfbayadventures.com

• CIRCLE COMMUNICATIONS

Producing conferences/events along with creating logos/branding and marketing collateral. Other services include business development, public relations, and community relations. .................................................... 650.678.8638 www.circlecommunications.com

• FEATHERSTONE STUDIOS

Comprehensive photo/video services such as head shots, event coverage, corporate video production and more. Advanced photo booth entertainment services available. .................................................... 510.313.0908 www.featherstonestudios.com

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• IT’S IN THE BAG

Enjoy a seamless, stress-free event planning experience with creative, customizable services that provide you with the right resources and assist you with all of the details. .....................................................650.797.2247 www.itsinthebagamenities.com

• MIRAMAR EVENTS

Specializing in event marketing, promotion, production, strategic planning and sponsorship sales of special events since 1986. View website for upcoming opportunities. .................................................... 650.726.3491 www.miramarevents.com

• PARTY PIXEL BOOTHS

Create custom photo experiences for any occasion. Portable and sleek photo, GIF and green screen booths are always the life of the party. Dozens of background options available. .................................................... 415.279.7885 www.partypixelbooths.com

EXECUTIVE PROGRAMS

• SILICON VALLEY INNOVATION CENTER

Silicon Valley immersion programs for senior executives to help companies accelerate innovation, understand emerging trends and leverage disruptive technologies for growth. 1850 Gateway Drive, #150 San Mateo................................ 650.274.0214 https://siliconvalley.center

FLORISTS / LANDSCAPER

• BLOSSOMS FLOWER SHOP

147 Hillsdale Shopping Center San Mateo................................ 650.574.1625 www.blossomssanmateo.com

• BURLINGAME LAGUNA FLORIST & GIFTS

1202 Broadway Burlingame.............................. 650.342.8187 www.burlingamelagunaflorist.com

• SCAPES LANDSCAPE COMPANY

12344 San Mateo Road (Hwy. 92) Half Moon Bay........................ 650.712.4460 www.scapes.org

• ARCANGELI GROCERY COMPANY / NORM’S MARKET

287 Stage Road Pescadero................................. 650.879.0147 www.normsmarket.com

• CARAMEL CARAVAN CO.

Handcrafted caramel treats featuring local ingredients. .....................................................650.427.9066 www.caramelcaravan.com

•NORTH SMC

• SCOT T BUSCHMAN PHOTOGRAPHY

• HALF MOON HONEY

PRINTERS / SIGNS / GRAPHICS / PROMO ITEMS / AWARDS /BANNERS

Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegars 1440 Burlingame Avenue Burlingame.............................. 650.342.1195 www.deloliva.com San Mateo Coastside Local Honey, Pollen and Beeswax .................................................... 415.608.5201 www.halfmoonhoney.com

•CENTRAL SMC

.................................................... 650.872.3207 www.buschmanphoto.com

• FASTSIGNS

• HARLEY FARMS GOAT CHEESE

Sign Design, Production, Installation, Promo Items, Laser Engraving, Vehicle, Wall & Window Graphics 2130 South El Camino Real San Mateo................................ 650.345.0900 www.fastsigns.com/118

• MAZZETTI’S BAKERY

• THE GROUP

205 North Street Pescadero................................. 650.879.0480 www.harleyfarms.com 101 Manor Drive Pacifica...................................... 650.355.1007 www.mazzettisbakery.com

• MOSS BEACH KOMBUCHA

Visit website to find stores selling this healthy, organic, locally made beverage. .................................................... 415.890.4671 www.mossbeachkombucha.com

• OMG! PRETZELS

Gourmet-flavored sourdough pretzel nuggets. .................................................... 650.532.9678 www.omgpretzels.com

• SEE’S CANDIES

210 El Camino Real South San Francisco.............. 650.761.2490 www.sees.com

• SIBBY’S CUPCAKERY

716 S. Railroad Avenue
 San Mateo................................ 415.613.4373 www.sibbyscupcakery.com

• SWEET55 - SWISS CHOCOLATES & CONFECTIONS

225 Cabrillo Highway South, #104C Half Moon Bay............... 650.440.4330 www.sweet55.com Handcrafted, award-winning Swiss chocolates and desserts. Event catering, customized corporate gifts, workshops, chocolate tastings and team building activities.

Awards, Badges, Banners, Labels, Promo Items .................................................... 253.858.7248 the.group@comcast.net https://thegroup.dcpromosite.com

• JACK NADEL INTERNATIONAL

Promo Items, Branding, Kitting, Fulfillment 5976 W. Las Positas Boulevard, #110 Pleasanton............................... 925.224.7223 www.nadel.com

• PACFUL, INC.

Printing, Fulfillment, Mailing, Warehousing, Embroidery 131 Glenn Way, Unit 4 San Carlos................................ 650.200.4252 www.pacful.com

• SPOTLIGHT IMPRESSIONS

Awards, Badges, Signs, Promo Items 147 South B Street San Mateo................................ 650.348.5520 www.spotlightimpressions.com

TEAM BUILDING

• TEAMBUILDING UNLIMITED / MURDER ON THE MENU

Customized interactive team building and entertainment for up to 250 at meetings, conventions and special events. Charity Challenges, Murder Mysteries, Scavenger Hunts and more. .................................................... 510.845.3600 www.teambuilding-unlimited.com Also see descriptions under the “Event Venues” category in this section.

PHOTOGRAPHY / VIDEOGRAPHY

• ALLENII PHOTOGRAPHY

GIFTS & GOODIES

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• DEL’OLIVA

Walking San Francisco tour and photo session. .....................................................707.391.4721 www.alleniiphotography.com

• BRADLEY WIT TKE PHOTOGRAPHY .................................................... 650.796.8938 www.wittkephoto.com

• FEATHERSTONE STUDIOS

.................................................... 510.313.0908 www.featherstonestudios.com

•SOUTH SMC/PALO ALTO

TRANSPORTATION AIRLINES / AIRPORT

• SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

..................650.821.8211 / 1.800.435.9736 www.flysfo.com

• JETBLUE AIRWAYS

............................ 1.800.JETBLUE (538.2583) www.jetblue.com

•PACIFIC COAST SIDE

•SURROUNDING AREAS


#PLAYBYTHEBAY

PLAN

THE RITZ-CARLTON, HALF MOON BAY

PALACE CAFE CATERING

@VISIT_SMC_SV

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PLAN

SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

REDWOOD CITY DOWNTOWN CALTRAIN By Joel Wade for Redwood City Events

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•SOUTH SMC/PALO ALTO

•PACIFIC COAST SIDE

•SURROUNDING AREAS


#PLAYBYTHEBAY

• UNITED AIRLINES

.................................................1.800.241.6522 www.united.com

CAR RENTALS

• GATEWAY GLOBAL

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

• GOGO CHARTERS SAN FRANCISCO

...................................... 650.992.BART (2278) www.bart.gov

• HORNBLOWER CLASSIC

.................................................1.800.660.4287 www.caltrain.com

1550 Gilbreth Road Burlingame...............................650.697.5548 www.gatewayglobalsf.com

CABLE CARS

•• ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR

San Francisco.......................... 415.922.2425 www.hornblowerclassiccablecars.com

Receive a discount by using #23G5187 when reserving. Green Rental Car program at SFO.

• HORNBLOWER CRUISES & EVENTS

SFO – Rental Car Center 780 N. McDonnell Road San Francisco...........................650.697.9200 778 Burlway Road Burlingame.............................. 650.344.6000 734 San Bruno Avenue East San Bruno................................. 650.873.7413 www.enterprise.com

Pier 3, The Embarcadero San Francisco.......................... 415.788.8866 www.hornblower.com

• MOSAIC GLOBAL

TRANSPORTATION

743 South Winchester Blvd., #210 San Jose.................................... 800.398.7881 www.mosaicglobaltransportation.com

• RED AND WHITE FLEET

Pier 43½, Fisherman’s Wharf San Francisco.......................... 415.673.2900 www.redandwhite.com

CHARTERS / LIMOUSINES

• ANGEL WORLDWIDE

• SAN FRANCISCO MINIBUS

TRANSPORTATION

982 E. Lewelling Boulevard Hayward.................................... 925.803.9898 www.angellimo.com

• BAUER’S INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION

Pier 50 San Francisco.......................... 415.522.1212 www.bauersIT.com

.....................................................415.777.5555 www.sfminibus.com

• TOWER TOURS

( BAY AREA RAPID TRANSIT )

•••• CALTRAIN

PLAN

.................................................... 415.462.2870 www.gogocharters.com

••• BART

•••• COMMUTE.ORG

400 Oyster Point Boulevard, #409 South San Francisco.............. 650.588.8170 www.commute.org

•••• SAMTRANS

.................................................1.800.660.4287 www.samtrans.com

TRAVEL • BOOKING.COM

101 Mission Street, #800 San Francisco.......................... 415.633.4000 www.booking.com

• EXPEDIA GROUP

114 Sansome Street, 4th Floor San Francisco .............................1.800.EXPEDIA (397.3342) www.expedia.com

288 Beach Street San Francisco........... 415.345.TOUR (8687) www.towertours.com

• BLUE & GOLD FLEET

PIER 39 at Beach Street & The Embarcadero San Francisco.......................... 415.705.8203 www.blueandgoldfleet.com

• EXCEL SEDANS SERVICES

.................................................... 650.200.7531 excelsedans.curly@gmail.com

LIMO AND CAR SERVICES FOR THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

SAN FRANCISCO MINIBUS Transport Specialist Since 1978

415-777-5555

• Safe and reliable • Employee shuttles • Motor coaches, minibuses, vans & sedans • Large fleet to serve all your transportation needs • Professional charter services • Corporate events • ADA-equipped

www.sfminibus.com

@VISIT_SMC_SV

Excel Sedans Services is the highest rated limousine and car service in the San Francisco Bay Area. Corporate Transportation Airport Transportation Point to Point Services 650.200.7531 excelsedans.curly@gmail.com VISITSMCSV.COM

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ADDITIONAL SERVICES BANK / CREDIT UNION

BUSINESS SERVICES

• BOSTON PRIVATE

• ABD INSURANCE

160 Bovet Road San Mateo................................ 650.378.3700 www.bostonprivate.com

• PRESIDIO BANK

• GOLDEN GATE BET TER BUSINESS BUREAU

& FINANCIAL SERVICES

3 Waters Park Drive, Suite 100 San Mateo................................ 650.488.8565 www.theABDteam.com

400 South El Camino Real, Suite 150 San Mateo................................ 650.645.6480 www.presidiobank.com

•NORTH SMC

•CENTRAL SMC

SAN FRANCISCO

• JWAY GROUP • DOWNTOWN SAN MATEO ASSOCIATION

380 1st Avenue San Mateo................................ 650.342.5520 www.downtownsanmateo.org

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• HOTEL COUNCIL OF 323 Geary Street, Suite 405 San Francisco.......................... 415.391.5197 www.hotelcouncilsf.org

• SAN MATEO CREDIT UNION

350 Convention Way Redwood City........................... 650.363.1725 www.smcu.org

1000 Broadway, Suite 625 Oakland..................................... 866.411.2221 www.bbb.org/greater-san-francisco

•SOUTH SMC/PALO ALTO

Make your digital presence matter. JWay Group, a digital marketing company with 20+ years’ experience, helps connect customers with brands to sell products and services. .................................................... 408.398.3472 www.JWay.com

•PACIFIC COAST SIDE

•SURROUNDING AREAS


ADDITIONAL SERVICES PESCADERO STATE BEACH by Larisa Gleyser

• PACIFIC GAS & ELECTRIC

275 Industrial Road San Carlos................................800.PGE.5000 www.pge.com

• SECURITAS SECURITY SYSTEMS

Security services, on-site/mobile/remote guarding, electronic security, fire & safety, and corporate risk management. 2480 North First Street, #180 San Jose.................................... 408.571.1000 www.securitasinc.com

• SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO SCAVENGER CO.

• SAMCEDA - SAN MATEO

COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION

1900 O’Farrell Street #380 San Mateo........................ 650.413.5600 www.samceda.org Since 1953, SAMCEDA has been an important voice in solutions that balance the quality of life and the need for a thriving economic engine.

@VISIT_SMC_SV

500 East Jamie Court South San Francisco.............. 650.589.4020 www.ssfscavenger.com

CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

• BELMONT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

1059A Alameda de las Pulgas Belmont.................................... 650.595.8696 www.belmontchamber.org

• BRISBANE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

50 Park Place, 2nd Floor Brisbane.....................................415.467.7283 www.brisbanechamber.com

• BURLINGAME/SFO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

417 California Drive Burlingame.............................. 650.344.1735 www.burlingamechamber.org

• DALY CITY-COLMA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

355 Gellert Boulevard, Suite 138 Daly City.................................... 650.755.3900 www.dalycity-colmachamber.org

• FOSTER CITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

100 Grand Lane, Suite B Foster City................................ 650.573.7600 www.fostercitychamber.com

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ADDITIONAL SERVICES

SAN MATEO COUNTY FAIR

by Bradley Wittke Photography

• FRENCH AMERICAN CHAMBER

• PALO ALTO CHAMBER OF

• EXPRESS EMPLOYMENT

26 O’Farrell, Suite 500 San Francisco.......................... 415.442.4717 www.faccsf.com

355 Alma Street Palo Alto................................... 650.324.3121 www.paloaltochamber.com www.destinationpaloalto.com

1700 South Amphlett Blvd., #215 San Mateo................................ 650.403.1380 www.expresspros.com

OF COMMERCE

• HALF MOON BAY COASTSIDE

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND VISITORS’ BUREAU

235 Main Street Half Moon Bay........................ 650.726.8380 www.hmbcoastsidechamber.com

• MENLO PARK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

1100 Merrill Street Menlo Park............................... 650.325.2818 www.menloparkchamber.com

• MILLBRAE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

50 Victoria Avenue, Suite 103 Millbrae......................................650.697.7324 www.millbrae.com

COMMERCE & VISITOR CENTER

• REDWOOD CITY/SAN MATEO

COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

1450 Veterans Boulevard, Suite 125 Redwood City........................... 650.364.1722 www.redwoodcitychamber.com

• SAN BRUNO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

458 San Mateo Avenue San Bruno................................. 650.918.0612 www.sanbrunochamber.com

• SAN CARLOS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

610 Elm Street, #206 San Carlos................................ 650.593.1068 www.sancarloschamber.org

• SAN MATEO AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

1730 S. Amphlett Blvd. #206 San Mateo................................ 650.401.2440 www.sanmateochamber.org

• SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

• PACIFICA CHAMBER

OF COMMERCE & VISITOR CENTER

213 Linden Avenue South San Francisco.............. 650.588.1911 www.ssfchamber.com

• ACCOUNTING PRINCIPALS

With its proximity to San Francisco, a diverse range of outdoor recreation, oceanfront lodging, popular restaurants and a rich history, Pacifica is an ideal playground for all ages.

• AJILON

HOTEL SHUTTLE SERVICE

• BAUER’S HOTEL SHUTTLE

533 Airport Boulevard, 4th Floor Burlingame.............................. 650.333.6840 www.bauersIT.com

NEWSPAPERS

• PALO ALTO WEEKLY ONLINE - EXPRESS

450 Cambridge Avenue Palo Alto................................... 650.326.8210 www.paloaltoonline.com

• SAN MATEO DAILY JOURNAL

San Mateo................................ 650.344.5200 www.smdailyjournal.com

REAL ESTATE SERVICES

• CONCAR ENTERPRISES, INC.

Real Estate Holding Company 1700 S. El Camino Real, Suite 385 San Mateo................................ 650.574.1203

• SAN MATEO COUNTY

ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS

850 Woodside Way San Mateo................................ 650.696.8200 www.samcar.org

EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

225 Rockaway Beach, Suite 1 Pacifica............................. 650.355.4122 www.pacificachamber.com

PROFESSIONALS

44 Montgomery Street, #1950 San Francisco.......................... 415.365.2000 www.accountingprincipals.com 44 Montgomery Street, #1310 San Francisco.......................... 415.984.0450 www.ajilon.com By Bradley Wittke Photography

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SAN FRANCISCO FRANCISCO

OAKLAND OAKLAND

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OAK

WARRIORS

USS Hornet Museum

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280

COLMA 1

Cow Palace

Oyster Point South San Francisco Conference Center

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO

380

SAN BRUNO PACIFICA

Sierra Point

BRISBANE

San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

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MILLBRAE

Coyote Point

Burlingame Ave

BURLINGAME Montara Lighthouse

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San Mateo Bridge 35

MONTARA

San Mateo County Event Center

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La Nebbia Winery

PRINCETON BY THE SEA

EL GRANADA Pillar Point Harbor

FOSTER CITY

SAN MATEO

Hiller Aviation Museum

BELMONT

Crystal Springs Reservoir

SAN CARLOS Broadway

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REDWOOD CITY

HALF MOON BAY

Filoli

WOODSIDE

Port of Redwood City

San Mateo County History Museum

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EAST PALO ALTO

University Ave

PALO ALTO

Thomas Fogarty Winery

San Francisco 49’ers

PORTOLA PORTOLA VALLEY 280

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SAN GREGORIO PESCADERO Pigeon Point Lighthouse

35

Harley Farms

Año Nuevo State Reserve * Caricature (not to scale)

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Pescadero Creek County Park

Butano State Park

SJC Stanford University

LA HONDA

49’ers

SAN SAN JOSE JOSE


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