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San Mateo
Guitar Center
San Mateo
53 W. Hillsdale Blvd.
Suite A
San Mateo, CA 94403-3424
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Store Hours
Monday 11:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday 11:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday 11:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday 11:00am - 9:00pm
Friday 11:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday 11:00am - 7:00pm
Store Services
  • Lessons
    Lessons
    From guitar and bass to drums, DJ, piano and more, our expert instructors can get you playing. We work to understand your passions and tailor one-on-one lessons to your schedule, goals and skill level.
  • Repairs
    Repairs
    From routine care and setups to custom mods and aesthetic upgrades, our skilled Guitar Repairs technicians can help you get the absolute most out of your gear—taking it from well-loved or factory-new to made just for you.
  • Rentals
    Rentals
    Need gear for a gig or tour? Guitar Center offers affordable rentals on a full range of equipment. Head to our Rentals department to grab quality speakers, DJ equipment, lighting, backline gear and more
  • Platinum Room
    Platinum Room
    Our Platinum Collection features the greatest selection of the finest guitars, basses and amps. Come in-store to fully experience the superior craftsmanship and tone of these top-of-the-line and custom shop models.
Store Services
  • Platinum Room
    Platinum Room
    Our Platinum Collection features the greatest selection of the finest guitars, basses and amps. Come in-store to fully experience the superior craftsmanship and tone of these top-of-the-line and custom shop models.
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Guitar Center San Mateo Musical Instruments Store

About Guitar Center San Mateo

No matter your musical style or preference, we can help you explore your passion for music at Guitar Center San Mateo. It’s not just about wanting to play music; it’s about finding the right instrument, equipment and accessories to truly help bring your dream to life. From picking out your first guitar to finding the right lighting or sound equipment for your next live gig, we’re here to help you make the music you want to. There’s something for every music lover at Guitar Center San Mateo. Let us help you find exactly what you need to get the show going.

Shop Top Brands at Our San Mateo Music Store

Guitar Center San Mateo caters to the needs of all musicians. Our local music store carries top brands, such as Fender®, Taylor, Shure, Zildjian, Pioneer DJ, Gibson, Alesis, DW, Yamaha and more. Whether you’re looking for the perfect guitar to shred on, want a new drum set, or are ready to kick up the sound with a louder amp, with our wide selection of new, used and vintage instruments, any artist can find exactly what they need to start their next musical journey.

After you’ve got your instrument, you can kick things up a notch with the right add-ons and accessories. If you’re ready to record your demo, our San Mateo music shop sells professional recording equipment, including mixers, software and microphones. For anyone needing gear for a live show, our live sound department includes PA systems, loudspeakers, PA monitors, subwoofers, headphones and more. Stop by Guitar Center San Mateo today to experience and hear our products first-hand.

Guitar Center San Mateo Services

Our local music shop in San Mateo offers a variety of services to help musicians achieve their goals when it comes to making music. Learn how to play an instrument with expert lessons, available for all ages and skill levels. Our instructors teach guitar, bass, piano, drums and more. Learning to play is just the beginning. We also provide repairs, maintenance and modification services to ensure that your instrument stays in peak playing condition. Ready to play a show or record a song? Guitar Center San Mateo has an assortment of high-quality live sound gear and instruments available for rent for when you’re traveling, have an upcoming show or are working on a new project. Contact Guitar Center San Mateo to learn more about our repair and maintenance services, to schedule your first lesson, or get the gear rentals you need.

Start Making the Music You Love: Visit Guitar Center San Mateo

From playing music at home or rocking out with friends to playing your first live show, we have everything you need to keep the music going. At Guitar Center San Mateo, we love music just as much as you do and want you to find the musical instruments, equipment and accessories you need to pursue your passions. Browse our music store inventory online or stop by Guitar Center San Mateo to explore how we can help you with your next project.

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