Sixty 31st Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403 | (650) 532-1022
CLOSED THROUGH APRIL 8

A CULINARY CLOSE UP

Think Hillsdale when looking for dynamic dining destinations! You’ll find a mix of great flavor trends, upbeat nightlife, family-friendly spots and some beyond-the-food fun at our many standout restaurants.

New Restaurants on the Scene

Craving Cantonese? Then Palette Tea Garden is your place of culinary contentment!  Delight in creative dim sum, fresh seafood and try the tantalizing tender the roast duck. Eat in the main dining area or on the enclosed patio. Plus, there’s a quick-serve area for those on the go. For meat lovers, your paradise is Belcampo Restaurant.  We’re talking dry-aged tender cuts of steak, lamb burgers, succulent chicken dishes and seafood options for non-carnivores that will have you making weekly reservations. Their meat comes from animals raised on their own certified organic, certified humane and climate positive farm, too. Winner Winner is serving up the ultimate in comfort food. Fried chicken with tasty sauces, chicken on a bun, eat-your-greens salads, and satisfying sides are just the highlights. And everything is proudly served hormone and antibiotic free, naturally raised chicken. 

Belcampo Meat Co

650.294-4354

Winner Winner

650.315.2240

Palette Tea Garden

 

Fare and Flare

If you’re looking for more than just a meal, check out some of Hillsdale’s newest hot spots that are dishing up amazing food and exciting entertainment for unforgettable good times. Enjoy a side of live music with your wood-fired pizza at MidiCi.  Every 1st and 3rd Thursday the smooth music of the Peninsula Jazz Cats is paired with delicious food, cocktails and desserts (may we recommend the Nutella calzone?). Catch dinner, drinks and the latest flick all under one roof at Hillsdale’s Cinépolis Luxury Theatre.  Make your food and drink selections from the chef-inspired menu and full bar, enjoy the at-your-seat food service and settle in to dine in front of the big screen. In the mood for some friendly competition? Pinstripes is a must-visit for the kids and the kid at heart, combining upscale American and Italian bistro fare with the fun of bowling and bocce. 

Cinepolis Luxury Cinemas

650.581.8901

Pinstripes Bistro Bowling Bocce

650.781.4720

MidiCi The Neopolitan Pizza Company

650.458.3545

 

 Instant Gratification

 

Need a little something but want it grab and go? There are plenty of quick bite choices for refueling. Get your coffee fix at Starbucks. We’re currently addicted to the Cold Brew with sweet cream paired with the lemon pound cake! For another afternoon pick-me-up stop in for one of Sharetea’s unique Boba teas. Try the refreshing Thai tea ice blended with pearl and winter melon lemonade. For the sweet tooth “I want it now” craving, treat yourself to something decadent from Häagen-Dazs like the classic chocolate, chocolate chip ice cream or amaretto black cherry almond, or sneak in a delicate macaroon from Lolita.  

Haagen-Dazs

650.458.3550

Sharetea

650.458.3028

Lolita Artisinal Bakery

 

The Modern Burger

Sometimes your hunger pangs for a good old burger! Luckily the burger selection at Hillsdale is way better than good and anything but old!  Elevate the all-American classic with a create-your-own burger at The Counter. With over 85 ingredients to choose from, the combinations are endless and anything but ordinary.  Shake Shack goes above and beyond their grass-fed burgers with their chicken breast sandwich, cheese stuffed ‘Shroom burger, signature crinkle fries and out-of-this-world homemade shacks and frozen custards. At Paul Martin’s American Grill order up a juicy burger – medium rare – with a creative cocktail or a local craft beer for the ultimate pairing.

Shake Shack

650.398.1756

The Counter Custom Burgers

650.212.3200

Paul Martin’s American Grill

650.212.7400

 Travel the World

 

You don’t need to go far to find unique flavors.  Let your taste buds explore new territory at Hillsdale from sushi to poke bowls, to tacos and burritos. Try the Japanese Teishoku at YAYOI, a Japanese set meal that is serves all dishes t once. At Blue Whale enjoy a fresh take on sushi with influences drawn from the Philippines, Korea, Hong Kong and China. Cozy up with a hot bowl of comforting ramen noodles from Kuro-Obi. And for a taqueria that gets down to business with mouthwatering tacos, burritos and other Mexican eats check out Taco El Grullense. 

Blue Whale Poke Bar and Grill

650.458.3179

Kuro-Obi

650.571.1009

Taco El Grullense

650.458.3057