Whether it's a glass of fine wine, a salty margarita or an ice cold beer, there's nothing like walking into your favorite cocktail place in town and unwind from the stress of the work day.
Maybe it's your favorite place to catch up with friends, or the place with the best hi-def TV to watch the game.
Patch wants to know - where do you think is the best place for a cocktail in San Mateo? Be it a pub, a hole-in-the-wall bar or the restaurant with the best full bar, we want to know your insider tip for the best in San Mateo.
We took your nominations and created a list of some of the best places for a cocktail 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.