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The 8 Best Lunch Spots In San Mateo

Updated: August 7, 2022

Need a quick lunch or a spot to have a fancy business lunch? These San Mateo lunch spots have you covered. To bring you only the best Lunch in San Mateo we analyzed top review, articles, and ranking sites. If you need quick service tacos or you have time for a sit-down buffet you will find your next lunch spot here!

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Jayli's Cocina

Mexican, $, Twenty-Fifth AveMexican, $San Mateo, Twenty-Fifth Ave
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Deja Vu Organic Juice Bar

Juice & Smoothie Bar, Central Business DistrictJuice & Smoothie BarSan Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 5.0
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

Velo City Pizza

Pizza, $$, Twenty-Fifth AvePizza, $$San Mateo, Twenty-Fifth Ave
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 we curate this list?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We pored over ratings for 28808 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 restaurant reviews in San Mateo and 1901 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. Don’t bother looking for we’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Most common questions

Wakuriya, Sushi Yoshizumi, and Pausa Bar & Cookery are lunch restaurants with outdoor seating in San Mateo.

The highest-rated restaurants in San Mateo for group lunches are Pausa Bar & Cookery, Central Park Bistro, and La Lanterna Ristorante.

Pausa Bar & Cookery, Central Park Bistro, and La Lanterna Ristorante are the highest-rated lunch restaurants that is good for groups in San Mateo.

The highest-rated lunch restaurants with outdoor seating in San Mateo are Wakuriya, Sushi Yoshizumi and Pausa Bar & Cookery.

Pausa Bar & Cookery, All Spice, and La Lanterna Ristorante are the highest-rated vegetarian-friendly lunch restaurants in San Mateo.

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