Foster City is one of the best places to live and work in California. Just a mile outside of San Mateo and a short trip down the Bay from San Francisco, Foster City offers easy access to Silicon Valley at a fraction of the price. Its fun food scene, endless activities, and booming job market make it one of the Bay Area’s hottest destinations for young professionals.
Read along with us for a guide to working, living and dining in Foster City.
Working in Foster City
Foster City has a ton of high profile job opportunities. Gilead Sciences, IBM, and Visa are part of the thriving tech community, but you can also find top companies from a variety of industries like real estate, marketing, and finance.
For young professionals looking to found a start-up in Foster City, OnePiece Work offers space where you can innovate, collaborate, and thrive alongside other entrepreneurs. More than just creative office space, OnePiece Work Foster City offers guidance and support from an extensive community of investors, Fortune 500 companies, academic leaders, and entrepreneurs from across the globe.
Living in Foster City
Foster City is quiet, calm, and safe. Living space is reasonable compared to the rest of Silicon Valley, with no shortage of views to the famous lagoon that stretches around the entire city.
If you love the outdoors, you’ll love Foster City. There are parks and swimming beaches to enjoy, plus kayaking and wind-surfing in the lagoon are possible year-round. Foster City’s portion of the San Francisco Bay Trail is a favorite of bikers, joggers and dog-walkers who love the spectacular bay-view.
Getting to Palo Alto, San Mateo, San Francisco, and various other points of Silicon Valley is easy. CalTrain, BART, and multiple shuttles carry hundreds of commuters to and from Foster City each day.
Dining in Foster City
Foster City’s food scene can be described as low-key, local, and surprisingly delicious. There’s no shortage of great spots, no matter what you’re in the mood for. Catch a game at BJs Brewhouse for some good beer, awesome bar food, and a lively crowd. Visit any one of Foster City’s Asian eateries for wonderfully authentic ramen, sushi, and Thai. Kenta Ramen, Dozo Izakaya, and Sweet Basil Thai are some local favorites. Or for waterside dining and drinks, sample the new-American plates and stunning views at Mistral Restaurant and Bar.
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