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Best things to do in San Carlos

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Steakhouse
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“Fantastic local eatery. A bit on the $$ end but worth the treat. Very nice outside dining option. ”
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Sandwich Place
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“As seen on TV! This place is best known for the 15 minutes of fame on Guy Fieri's "Diners, Drive ins and Dives" Fresh and expertly made corned beef with all the heavy cheesy and meaty gastro pub favorites you can think of and a great selection of brews. ”
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History Museum
“The Hiller Aviation Museum, a museum specializing in helicopter and aviation history, offers interactive exhibits and more than forty aircraft including a replica of the first aircraft to fly, a spy drone with a 200-foot wingspan, and the nose section of a Boeing 747.”
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Bar
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“Excellent farm-to-table food in a fun, contemporary atmosphere. Great wine list too!”
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Breakfast Spot
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“A classic American breakfast & lunch menu served in a no-nonsense diner atmosphere.”
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Pharmacy
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“Walgreens convenience store including 24 hour pharmacy is walking distance.”
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French Restaurant
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“Lovely French bistro that serves Coq au vin, wine, and selection of high end beer. If you are a small family or groups looking for catering alternatives, Cuisinett offers: $34 Family Meal To Go - Organic whole roasted chicken - Roasted potatoes - Spring mix salad, demi baguette - and a bottle of wine for $15”
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Grocery Store
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Sports Bar
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“Food and Drink in a lively atmosphere with outdoor seating, fire pits, and bocce ball.”
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Bar
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“Pizza and good standby for a quick drink at the bar before heading up the road to A Fine Cabin. ”
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Italian Restaurant
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“A lively bar in front with live music every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night. Fine dining in back. 11-minute walk.”
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Cafe
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“Peet's is similar to Starbucks but is a Bay Area original. Wonderful coffee, indoor and outdoor seating. They have light breakfast items too. 12-minute walk.”
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Restaurant
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“Great service, delicious food, chic decor; Great for conference groups as large as 18-20 (we recommend calling ahead). Decent selection of wine, sake, beer and cocktails. Summer friendly ambience when they open up the street facing windows. ”
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Afghan Restaurant
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“A small, unassuming Afghan restaurant that is Michelin recommended. I always go for the lamb kebabs but the vegetable dishes and soups are all very delicious!”
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Bus Station
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Bar
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“Weekends have very good cover bands fun place to grab a drink and some barbeque.”
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