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2066 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063
Captain's is a skateboarding and surfing shop. The business carries skateboard decks, surf boards, accessories andMore clothing for men, women and children. The shop also carries helmets, skateboard parts, beanies, shorts, T-shirts, motorcycle accessories, hoodies, sandals, pants and more.  Visit its website for a comprehensive catalogue of products sold, an online ordering platform and information on domestic and international shipping.
Bed Bath & Beyond
1950 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063
Located in Five Points Shopping Center on El Camino Real, Bed Bath & Beyond is your one stop shop for many of yourMore household needs. It sells everything including pots and pans, bathroom supplies and furniture, supplies and various accessories for most bedrooms in the house. Check out the inventory online.  
Cook's Upholstery & Classic Restoration
1823 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063
Cook's Upholstery & Classic Restoration beautifies classic cars to their owners' specifications. The shop canMore refurbish, upgrade or customize classic car interiors and convertible tops, fix leaks, work on wood interiors and restore headlights. Many beautiful classic cars are on display in the shop's online gallery. The shop is located on El Camino Real, next to Harry's Hofbrau.
The Grind Coffee Shop
1200 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063
The Grind Coffee Shop exists within a movie rental store called The Movie Groove. With the growth of chain movieMore distributors like Blockbuster, and more movies now available online and on TV, it's hard for a small video business to stay afloat. The Grind was started as a way to create a more personal, local experience. The Grind provides drip coffee, espresso drinks and some pastries.
Design Shop Build
1391 Woodside Rd, Redwood City, CA 94061
Design Shop Build is a locally-managed online directory based in Redwood City and serving the greater Bay Area. ItMore is geared toward home owners that want to connect with home improvement and home design experts and information. It offers resources for those interested in home interior, exterior, construction and maintenance. Its database can be filtered by services, business name, keyword, city or zip code. 
2539 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94061
GNC sells vitamins and nutritional supplements. GNC is a national chain and stands for General Nutrition Center. TheyMore sell all kinds of workout and diet-related nutritional supplements. You can also go online and shop by various categories or ask the in store experts.
La Biscotteria
2747 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94061
La Biscotteria is a family run retail and wholesale bakery specializing in Italian delicacies. Serving the commercialMore industry for several decades, La Biscotteria opened its doors to the public in 1993. The shop sells a variety of traditional baked Italian pastries and desserts, including cannolis, biscottis, cookies and New York-style cheesecakes. Online ordering is available. The bakery is  located on El Camino Real in Redwood City.
2485 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063
Located off El Camino Real with a large parking lot you'll find your local Target. It is a chain retailer selling a wideMore selection of goods including clothing, sporting goods, electronics, food items, etc. Their aim is to offer the things people want at the most affordable prices. You can shop at one of their many retail outlets or online at their website.  This particular Target location has a pharmacy, photo center, wine selection, Starbucks, fresh groceries and flu shots.
Payless Shoe Source
2531 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94061
Payless Shoe store is located in the Target shopping center in Redwood City. Payless is a national retail chain thatMore specializes in low-cost shoes for the whole family. It has a wide selection of styles and sizes, and it often changes and updates its inventory. Customers can also find out what clothing and accessories are available online. You can also follow Payless on Facebook and Twitter!
Blockbuster Video
1073 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063
Blockbuster Video is located in the Sequoia Station shopping center off of El Camino Real. Blockbuster is aMore nationwide chain of video stores where customers can rent or buy videos of all genres and titles of all kinds. It has video games too. Blockbuster carries all new releases and customers can also view the titles online. 
Barnes & Noble Bookstore
1091 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063
This Barnes & Noble Bookstore is located in the Sequoia shopping center. The store has a hugeMore selection of both books and magazines, as well as a large selection of books on tape. You can also order online and pick up your items at the store. This store often hosts events, which are listed on Barnes & Noble's website.
Sancho's Taqueria
3205 Oak Knoll Dr, Redwood City, CA 94062
Sancho's Taqueria is located in the little shopping nook off Oak Knoll Drive. Sancho's serves fresh Mexican foodMore daily, including burritos, tortas and its popular and delicious fish tacos. Sancho's has several large screen TVs and a nice bar. There is a parking lot in the back of the restaurant, and the menu is available online. 
Amici's East Coast Pizzeria
226 Redwood Shores Pkwy, Redwood City, CA 94065

This is a well-known pizza chain throughout the San Francisco area. This restaurant is located in the Nob Hill FoodMore Shopping Center and offers an inviting dining room which is humming at lunch and  enjoyable for a family dinner. Amici's serves traditional New York style pizza with a variety of toppings. All pizzas are cooked in brick ovens, the way Italians and New Yorkers cook their pizzas. You can either eat in, take out or have your pizza delivered.  You can also order your pizza online.  Gift certificates are available.

This location's delivery area includes Belmont, Redwood City, Redwood Shores and San Carlos. Delivery is free with a $25-$35 minimum order depending upon location.

Redwood City SamTrans
1 James Ave, Redwood City, CA 94063

The main bus station in Redwood City is on the west side of the Redwood City Caltrain station at Sequoia station inMore Redwood City. There are six bus shelters here and paid parking for SamTrans and Caltrain riders. Eight local and multi-city bus routes stop here.

  • Route 270 (serves Redwood City Caltrain Station, Kaiser Hospital, Seaport Village, Harbor Village, Marsh Road (Menlo Park)
  • Route 271 (serves Westwood Terrace, Roosevelt, Downtown Redwood City, County Government Center, Redwood City Caltrain Station, Woodside Plaza)
  • Route 274 (serves Cañada College, Redwood City Caltrain Station)
  • Route 295 (serves Downtown San Mateo, Hillsdale Shopping Center, Sequoia Hospital, Redwood City, Menlo Park)
  • Route 296 (serves Redwood City, Atherton, Menlo Park, East Palo Alto)
  • Route 297 (serves Redwood City, Palo Alto)
  • Route 391 (serves San Francisco (limited), Daly City, Colma BART, South San Francisco, San Bruno, Millbrae, Burlingame, San Mateo, Belmont, San Carlos, Redwood City)
  • Route 397 (serves San Francisco, South San Francisco, San Francisco International Airport, Burlingame, San Mateo, Belmont, San Carlos, Redwood City, Palo Alto)

There are 4 other routes that service Redwood City but do not stop at Redwood City Caltrain.

  • Route 72 (serves Redwood City, Woodside Plaza, Fair Oaks, Marsh Manor, Atherton)
  • Route 73 (serves Redwood City and San Carlos)
  • Route 390 (serves Daly City BART, Colma, South San Francisco, San Bruno, Millbrae, Burlingame, San Mateo, Belmont, San Carlos, Redwood City, Atherton, Menlo Park, Palo Alto)
  • Route KX (express and local service to Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton, Redwood City, San Carlos, Belmont, SFO and San Francisco)

SamTrans  provides local bus service in San Mateo County. Some routes extend beyond the borders as far south as Palo Alto Caltrains and as far north as San Francisco Mission Street. 

SamTrans provides a full system map and schedules online and in paper format on the buses and at locations where you can purchase tokens and passes.  However, these schedules do not include most stops. They ONLY include the "timed stops". To find bus stop nearest to the address of interest you can either call SamTrans (1-800-660-4287) or use 511.org trip planner and select the tab Nearby Stops and Routes to enter in your address and find the closest bus stops. You can also use also use 511.org trip planner to plan your full trip across multiple transport agencies. 

A few pointers to decipher the bus route numbers and colors that service Redwood City are:

  • The 100 (blue) routes service BART
  • The 200 (red) routes service Caltrain
  • The 300 (green) routes service Caltrain and BART
  • The x7x routes service Redwood City (72, 73, 270, 271, 274)
  • The x9x routes are multi-city routes 
  • The KX  (black) route is considered an express route from Palo Alto Caltrain to San Francisco Mission Street. However, it is also provides local service on most of it's route. 

Buses can be boarded at clearly marked points along the routes. At a minimum these boarding points will include a SamTrans sign that lists bus routes for this location. Some locations have a SamTrans bench and others have one or multiple bus shelters. At locations with multiple bus shelters (such as Sequoia Station) make sure that you locate the one with your desired route in the correct direction. If is a bus is late or you do not have a schedule you can call (1-800- 660-4287) to get "live" information on a bus ETA from 7am - 7pm M-F and 8am - 5pm weekends and holidays.

All buses are clearly marked above the front windshield with the route number, however, if you are ever in doubt when boarding a bus make sure you ask the driver before paying. 

There are multiple ways to pay for your bus fare including cash, tokens, monthly bus pass and Clipper Card. There are discounts for Youth, Seniors, Disabled and Medicare cardholders. Please be aware that if you are paying cash that you need to have exact change (which is currently two dollars for Adults). The machine will accept larger bills but neither the machine or the driver will provide change. 

There are multiple different types of bus passes offered including Local, Local/SF and EXP (KX route). With the Local/SF and the EXP you can also purchase the Muni sticker (for local SF rides on Muni). 

If you travel on Caltrain and also use SamTrans and/or VTA please be aware that a two zone (or higher) monthly train pass is accepted on SamTrans and VTA. 

Clipper Card just started being accepted on SamTrans in December 2010. The biggest advantages of using the Clipper Card is that it reduces the number of cards you need for multi-agency travel, you can manage it online and if lost you can replace it. 

Bicycles are also accepted on SamTrans buses (please refer to the pictures to see how bikes are loaded on the front of the bus). You need to load your bike on the front of the bus before boarding. Also make sure to remind the driver that you will be unloading your bike before disembarking the bus.