Welcome to San Mateo
Being one of the largest cities on the Peninsula, San Mateo is a great place to live and work. Multiple retail areas, including downtown San Mateo with scores of restaurants, shops, one of the largest wine cellars in the country, at Draeger's Grocery Store, movie theatres, bowling alleys, and parks of all sizes and features make the city comfortable and convenient. San Mateo’s diversity is represented by its many neighborhoods: San Mateo Park, Highlands in the hills, Shoreview by the bay, and close-to-downtown Baywood are just a few. San Mateo is also home to large corporations as well as mom-and-pop businesses. This city offers something for everyone.