They say it’s the most important meal of the day, and the one that will fuel your hectic schedule.
From the full stack of buttermilk pancakes to the vegetarian omelette to the savory eggs Benedict, breakfast offers dozens of options to satisfy your tummy and get you going through the morning runaround until lunchtime hits.
Or, it can be as perfectly light as coffee and a bagel or pastry.
So which local breakfast spot has you hopping out of bed in the morning?
We took your nominations and created a list of some of the best breakfast spots in San Mateo.
Choose your favorite from the list below, and be sure to add a comment telling us why you picked the one you did - if there is a tie, the comments will help us determine the winner.
Attached in the photo section of this article is Patch's official rules for Readers' Choice.