San Mateo, California


2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

1363 Votes - "Best For Food"
11 Votes - "Most Beautiful"
10 Votes - "Friendliest"
7 Votes - "Most Fun"
1 Votes - "Most Patriotic"


I lived in San Mateo all my childhood and recently came back for my job. I feel spoiled and at home every time I come to San Mateo and that is because of the food and the atmosphere of the town. One of my long time favorites is Gau Poang! They have the BEST combination chow fun and if you order at lunch make sure you get the lunch combination its at a great deal. Another oldie but goodie is somewhere you might not Mill Hospital! The celebrity cafe is located on the first floor and has been there since I was 8 years old. The food truly reminds me of home cooking and a hospital is the last place you would think to find a good meal! They serve breakfast all day and I must say the hashbrowns are mighty delicious!
Reviewed by angien
on October 1, 2013
The food in San Mateo is delicious. Whether you go for the pasta, the Vietnamese food or the amazing burgers, they will always please.
Reviewed by Jazcristi
on October 1, 2013
Hotaru best food NA
Reviewed by Tommysiegle
on October 1, 2013
San Mateo is mostly know for it's vast variety of Japanese restaurants but there is this one pho place that stands out a lot. It is called Saigon city. They provide the most affordable and delicious pho anywhere else. This place also has a really great service that grasp the customers and have them coming back to eat next time.
Reviewed by Jamesyangf
on October 1, 2013
The food in San Mateo is the best. Trust me, I've been to Walla Walla, Washington. And the food there is nothing compared to my humble abode of a town that is San Mateo. Therefore, it can be inferred that although San Mateo, being the small town that it is, has great stuff you can't get anywhere else such as Tpumps and Pancho Villa. This shows that San Mateo ranges from all different types of food from Mexican to Asian. This furthermore shows that San Mateo is a highly versatile candidate for being the best small town in America.
Reviewed by Bryman100
on October 1, 2013
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