The Peninsula is the area south of San Francisco, including cities from Millbrae to Palo Alto. Look no further then Burlingame, San Mateo, and San Carlos for a city with a small town feel. These three suburban cities boast fantastic dining, nightlife, salons, and boutique shopping in their lively city centers.
Dining & Nightlife
1696 Laurel Street, San Carlos
Vibrant from-scratch eatery offering seasonal New American fare, weekend brunch, and patio seating.
1444 Burlingame Avenue,
Locals line up for the Neapolitan-style pies at this farm-to-table outpost also serving wine and beer.
716 Laurel Street, San Carlos
West Coast wines complement American takes on steaks, chops, and seafood in a simple woody setting.
164 South B Street,
Eclectic American cuisine served in a converted bank with soaring ceilings and original fixtures.
1101 Burlingame Avenue, Burlingame
Traditional, quality Peruvian cuisine with an innovative menu that is served in an inviting, colorful atmosphere.
305 California Drive, Burlingame
Trendy joint pairs pub grub with craft beer and cocktails, plus occasional live music and patio.
135 El Camino Real,
Warm, polished dining room for kebabs and traditional Afghan cuisine, plus wine, beer, and desserts.
Culture & Entertainment
HILLER AVIATION MUSUEM
601 Skyway Road, San Carlos
Discover the history of aviation and explore the adventure and magic of flight.
5th Street and El Camino Real, San Mateo
San Mateo's signature park featuring a Japanese garden, tennis courts, a baseball diamond, and playground.
Health & Wellness
GLOW SKIN & BODY
160 South Boulevard,
Hip yet cozy salon, vibrant and colorful haven offering the latest in skin and body care.
REVELRY INDOOR CYCLING & FITNESS
10 East 3rd Avenue,
Premier group fitness studio.
24 HOUR FITNESS SUPER SPORT
93 Bovet Road, San Mateo
24 hour fitness club
113 Burlingame Avenue, Burlingame
High-end hair salon, commited to beauty.
AMBIENCE SALON & GALLERY
1501 El Camino Real, Belmont
Nail salon to pamper your senses, with nails, waxing, facials, and more.
50 El Camino Real,
Pilates classes focusing on functional strength and flexibility.
4 East 4th Avenue, San Mateo
High-end fitness club with trainers and classes.
1213 San Carlos Avenue,
Woman's clothing and accessories
677A Laurel Street, San Carlos
Women's clothing, jewelry, and home decor
HILLSDALE SHOPPING CENTER
60 East 31st Avenue,
Collection of boutiques and department stores
1348 Burlingame Avenue, Burlingame
Local chain showcasing clothing, home goods, shoes, and accessories
44 East 4th Avenue,
810 Laurel Street,
MILLS PENINSULA MEDICAL CENTER
1501 Trousdale Drive, Burlingame
100 South San Mateo Drive, San Mateo
WINE & LIQUOR
THE WINE STOP
337 Primrose Road, Burlingame
Captions courtesy of Google Maps