There are lots of good reasons to come to Half Moon Bay (on the California coast just 30 minutes south of San Francisco): beaches, hiking, biking, shopping. But we think the dining alone is worth the trip. So many wonderful things to try. Italian, Mediterranean, sushi, seafood, and more. Exquisite food, great wine lists, fabulous cocktails, even live entertainment. Whether you want a quiet romantic experience, or a group social scene, you'll find it here. And when we see you walking down the street with that warm satisfied smile on your face, we'll know you've just had a fantastic meal. You'll be thinking how glad you are you came, and so will we.
Looking for a smaller bite to eat, or a nice cup of coffee? Stop in one of our coffee shops. Making a weekend of your trip? Explore local wine tasting events and check out our hotels and inns.
See the list below with more information about each shop. Select an area from the drop-down list.
Top LA musicians originally from New York, perform some of the most beautiful songs ever written -- a mix of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Antonia Carlos Jobim, John Coltrane, Thad Jones, Monk and many others....
(650) 712-0245 - http://www.samschowderhouse.com
4210 North Cabrillo Highway Half Moon Bay,CA 94019
Sam's Chowder House opened in October of 2006 and has since won numerous awards including Top Three Outdoor Dining Spots in the Bay Area by San Francisco Magazine, and Sante Magazine's Service Hospitality Award...
(650) 560-9039 - http://www.cafegibraltar.com
425 Ave Alhambra Half Moon Bay,CA 94019
(650) 726.9053 - http://miramarbeachrestaurant.com
131 Mirada Rd Half Moon Bay,CA 94019
(650) 726-4444 - http://www.Itsitaliarestaurant.com
401 Main Street Half Moon Bay,CA 94019
(650) 726-6336 - http://www.sushimainstreet.com/
696 Mill Street Half Moon Bay,CA 94019
An excellent Japanese restaurant and Sushi Bar in the San Francisco Bay area featuring the freshest Nigiri, Sashimi, Sushi Rolls, Sukiyaki, Teriyaki, Tempura, Udon and many other Japanese culinary delights.
(650) 728-8108 - http://www.mezzalunabythesea.com/
459 PROSPECT WAY Half Moon Bay,CA 94019
Mezzaluna Italian Restaurant was opened in the Summer of 1993 by three friends, Roberto, Giovanni and Jose. All three had many years of experience working in restaurants in all parts of the world.Mezzaluna Restaurant is located in the historic Princeton Landing building (which was built in 1908). The harbor town of Princeton By The Sea is located 20 miles south of San Francisco. In this scenic area of Half Moon Bay, which overlooks the Pacific Ocean, you can experience breathtaking coastal views and marvel at the giants waves of Mavericks surf spot.
(650) 728-5595 - http://www.mossbeachdistillery.com/
140 Beach Way Moss Beach,CA 94038
During Prohibition, the San Mateo Coast was an ideal spot for rum running, bootleggers and "speakeasies," establishments which sold illegal booze to thirsty clients. The Moss Beach Distillery as it appeared in its early days. Exterior view from the east (above), view from the west (below) and the ocean view dining room ready for guests (bottom).
650-879-0464 - http://www.duartestavern.com
202 Stage Road Pescadero,CA 94060
Founded in 1894, Duarte's Tavern and Restaurant is located two miles east of scenic Highway 1, placed nearly at mid-point between San Francisco and Santa Cruz. Enjoy a stop for lunch while traveling on one of the most beautiful highways in the world.
(650) 726-2722 - http://princetonseafood.com/
9 Johnson Pier Half Moon Bay,CA 94019
(650) 560-9832 - http://www.daddyoshmb.com/
225 S Cabrillo Hwy Half Moon Bay,CA 94019
Daddy-O's takes pride in creating an upscale version of traditional 'good ole' American food such as Burgers, Hotdogs, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Soups, Chili and more. We start by using the finest meats, artisan cheeses and breads and the freshest local produce available.
(650) 726-4043 - http://www.JerseyJoesCoastside.com
40 Stone Pine Rd., Suite K Half Moon Bay,CA 94019
Authentic Philly cheesesteaks, hoagies, handcrafted burgers, sandwiches, soups and salads are served in a family and sports friendly casual Coastside atmosphere. You are sure to find your favorite beer or discover a new one from our eleven beers on tap, including five microbrews, and another 40 bottled beers.