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The 9 Best Fast Food Restaurants In San Mateo

Updated: December 9, 2021

The delicious menu items at these San Mateo spots show us that fast food does not have to mean bad food! We analyzed popular review and ranking sites and assimilated millions of reviews for San Mateo’s best fast food. Feel like a classic Indian or Chinese takeout? How about a hot dog on the go? These spots have you covered.

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Green Leaf Bistro

Asian, $, Central Business DistrictAsian, $San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 5.0

Chai Yo Thai Vegetarian

Asian, Twenty-Fifth AveAsianSan Mateo, Twenty-Fifth Ave
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

Totoro Ramen

$$, North Central$$San Mateo, North Central
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Cuban Kitchen

Cuban, $, San Mateo VillageCuban, $San Mateo, San Mateo Village
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Village Hummus

Mediterranean, $, Bay MeadowsMediterranean, $San Mateo, Bay Meadows
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Velo City Pizza

Pizza, $$, Twenty-Fifth AvePizza, $$San Mateo, Twenty-Fifth Ave
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5


American, $$, Central Business DistrictAmerican, $$San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Los Tacos Locos

Mexican, Twenty-Fifth AveMexicanSan Mateo, Twenty-Fifth Ave
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Rise Woodfire

Pizza, Central Business DistrictPizzaSan Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

How did these spots get chosen?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in San Mateo. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 28808 spots across San Mateo, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1901 lists and articles from the likes of – applying our boam magic to sift through results. Don’t bother looking for we’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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