San Mateo Japanese Tea Garden

This garden was designed by landscape architect, Nagao Sakurai of the Imperial Palace of Tokyo. It features a granite pagoda, tea house, koi pond and bamboo grove. The Japanese Tea Garden is beautiful throughout the year, and the cherry blossoms are in bloom in the late Winter and early Spring. Koi feedings are done  Monday thru Friday from 11:00am and 3:00pm from April to September.


No dogs are allowed in garden

Operating Hours

Monday thru Friday from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day.


El Camino Real and 5th Avenue

50 E 5th Ave

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Contact Info

Phone: (650) 522-7440