Guitar Center San Mateo

53 West Hillsdale Boulevard
San Mateo, CA 94403
Main Number
(650) 312-8270
Fax Number
(650) 312-8271

Store Hours

Monday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Lessons Hours

Monday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

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Upcoming Events

July 1
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Workshop Event
Guitar Center and Fender Guitars are proud to offer this free, beginner acoustic guitar group lesson for all of our newest guitar players. Every customer will have the opportunity to learn the anatomy of the guitar, best techniques for strumming and picking, three new chords, and will walk away with a brand new song, in a fun and family-friendly environment. The “Learn to Play: Guitar” is a 45 minute group lesson which starts at 10:15 AM, is free, and for all ages. Guitars will be provided, or students may bring their own.
July 9
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Workshop Event
Guitar Center is proud to offer this beginner recording group lesson for all of our newest Ableton users. Every customer will get the chance to learn best practices for recording, in a fun and family-friendly environment. The “Press Record: Ableton” is a 45-minute group lesson which starts at 10:15AM, is free, and for all ages.

In-Store Promotions

Guitar Center

One of the newest nationwide additions to the Guitar Center family is our location at the Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo. Since we've opened our doors in 2012, musicians from the Mid-Peninsula area have been arriving daily to browse our latest new and used arrivals, while aspiring up-and-comers get to hone their chops in our killer education program. Whether you're a metal shredder who wants a new axe or a DJ who's looking to make an equipment upgrade, Guitar Center San Mateo is dedicated to anyone who enjoys playing music.

Services
From guitars, basses, drums and pedals to lighting, DJ gear, recording software and more, our selection is everything you'd expect from the greatest music store chain in the country. With that in mind, we also have many other unique services; for instance, we have a lesson studio that features experienced instructors who teach a wide range of instruments at any skill level. We also have a certified guitar tech who's always on hand, a DJ room that's loaded with the latest controllers for you to try out, and our drum room contains the largest selection of kits in the area. Anything in particular you're interested in? Give us a call at 650-312-8270 and we'll gladly answer any questions you have.

Repairs
Like all Guitar Center stores, we offer comprehensive repair services at our San Mateo location. Our techs are as passionate about your instruments as you are, with the experience needed to keep them performing at their best. Whether you need a quick adjustment or a complete overhaul, we've got the equipment and know-how to take care of it. The repairs department would love to hear from you: in fact, we encourage it! Call or come in for a face-to-face chat about the work that we do. You'll have no doubt that your gear is in good hands when it's time for a repair.

What to Expect
Boasting thousands of items that cover every taste and genre, an extensive new and used selection, lessons, repairs and much more, Guitar Center San Mateo is proud to be an integral part of the local music community. Simply put, our mission is to help you make music, and to make your shopping experience as fun as playing the instrument itself, so please stop by and say "hi" soon!

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