Support Small, Dine Outdoors in Downtown San Mateo

Summer is great for packing picnics, eating light and mastering fresh ingredients from the local market. It’s also the perfect time to enjoy some al fresco dining and making the most of the ideal Peninsula weather we have in San Mateo. Don’t forget to support small! Many of our downtown San Mateo restaurants are offering NEW outdoor dining opportunities during this time and need our support now more than ever before. Small businesses add flavor to any city, but San Mateo has been lucky to have more than most – adding the character we love to our hometown. Scroll through the list below to view some of your favorite spots that carry special memories (find a web link to all at bottom) and pledge to support one a week this summer. We could all use the fresh air and a sense of normalcy. Make it a Date Night and tag us in your photos sharing your San Mateo support with a menu recommendation that we can share with your neighbors! @baymeadowslife #letsdothis #downtownSMdatenight2020

*Help keep our community safe. Please wear face coverings except when eating or drinking, and maintain social distancing.

3 Bees Coffee
31st Union
Amici’s East Coast Pizzeria
Avenida Restaurant
Avocado Toast
Banh Mi
The Barrel Bistro & Wine Bar
Ben Tre
Best of Burma
B Street and Vine
Central Park Bistro
C Food Crush
Clay Oven

@napatheyorkie dines al fresco at the patio at Curry Up Now, thanks for sharing the pic – Napa!

Curry Up Now
Dessert Republic
El Rinconsito Catracho
Fiero Caffè
Foreigner Cafe

Outdoor dining at the Foreigner Cafe is in full effect. pc: @foreignercafe

Fusion Peruvian Grill
GAO Viet Kitchen
The Halal Guys
Hummus Mediterranean Kitchen
Icicles (benches)
Inchin’s Bamboo Garden
Izakaya Ginji
Izakaya Mai
Jeffrey’s Hamburgers
Joy Sushi
Kostantis Greek Kitchen
Mr Pizza Man
New Thai Elephant
New York Pizza (tables for “sets of two”)
Ni-Mo Japanese Cuisine
North Beach Pizza
Pacific Catch

Pausa offers new outdoor dining booths in downtown San Mateo! pc: @pausasanmateo

Pausa Bar & Cookery
Peninsula Italian American Social Club
Pizza My Heart
Rave Burger
Redwood Coast Cider Factory Store
Sajj Street Eats
Shihlin Taiwan Street Snacks
Sushi Maruyama
Sweet Moment
Thonglor Thai Bistro
Tokie’s Restaurant
Urban Mo:Mo
Vespucci Ristorante

The Wursthall biergarten has arrived. Grab your favorite sausages, burger, beer and now COCKTAILS sitting on the makeshift street patio. pc: @wursthall


View the Downtown San Mateo website for links to the restaurants!

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