Half Moon Bay Restaurant Guide

Every year, thousands of tourists find themselves attracted by the stunning natural setting and the incredible selection of shops and first-class restaurants in Half Moon Bay. Home to dozens of world-class chefs, this endearing and elite coastal town boasts many of the finest restaurants in Northern California. By virtue of the seaside location, both visitors and locals will find themselves spoiled with miraculous preparations of the freshest seafood. There are also a variety of Italian restaurants in Half Moon Bay, as well as many cafés and bistros that specialize in serving both traditional and modern takes on the finest California cuisine. In accord with the rapidly growing popularity of "thinking green" and of supporting sustainable living, most of Half Moon Bay's restaurants prepare their dishes with organic, locally grown produce.
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Featured Half Moon Bay Restaurants

Cetrella Bistro and Café

845 Main Street, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Located on Main Street in Half Moon Bay, Cetrella Bistro serves incredible Mediterranean food in an unforgettable setting.
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Half Moon Bay Brewing Company

390 Capistrano Rd., Princeton by the Sea, CA 94019
Tasty pub grub and California cuisine are served alongside handcrafted microbrews at the Half Moon Bay Brewing Company.
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459 Prospect Way, Princeton, CA 94038; Tel. 650.728.8108
Homemade pasta and fresh meat make Mezzaluna one of the best Italian restaurants in Princeton-by-the-Sea.
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Miramar Beach Restaurant

131 Mirada Rd., Half Moon Bay, CA 94019; Tel. 650.726.9053
Miramar Beach Restaurant has been delighting patrons since its opening during prohibition with delicious steaks and seafood.
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Moss Beach Distillery

140 Beach Way, Moss Beach, CA 94038
One of the most popular (and infamous) restaurants on the Central California coast, the Moss Beach Distillery features exceptional steaks and seafood dishes featuring local produce in a spectacular setting on a bluff overlooking Moss Beach. The outdoor patio, with fireplaces and spectacular views, is an ideal spot for a cocktail (Moss Beach Distillery even provides visitors wool blankets) and there is live entertainment every Thursday night. Legend and first hand accounts indicate that the Blue Lady, a phantom woman of times past, still haunts the Moss Beach Distillery.
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Mullins Bar and Grill

2 Miramontes Point Rd., Half Moon Bay, CA 94019; Tel. 650.726.1818
Located on the Ocean Golf Course, Mullins is popular for golfers after hitting the links.
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Navio at the Ritz-Carlton

1 Miramontes Point Rd., Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
The elegant Ritz-Carlton Hotel is home to Navio, which offers unique California cuisine using regional, organic produce.
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Pasta Moon

315 Main St., Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Pasta Moon uses local, organic produce to create a menu of tasty pastas and Italian favorites.
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Sam's Chowder House

4210 Cabrillo Hwy., Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Seafood lovers are always delighted by the New England inspired menu and oyster bar at Sam's Chowder House in Half Moon Bay.
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More Half Moon Bay Restaurants

Cameron's Restaurant and Pub

1410 Cabrillo Hwy S., Half Moon Bay, CA 94019; Tel. 650.726.5705
British: Cameron's Restaurant and Pub features favorites like Scottish beef pie, bangers and mash and fish and chips.

Long Branch Saloon and Farms

321 Verde Road, Half Moon Bay; Tel. 650.726.3117
American: Long Branch Saloon and Farms offers catering for large gatherings with delicious barbeque favorites.

Rogue Chefs

730 Main St., Half Moon Bay, CA 94019; Tel. 650.712.2000
American: Home-cooked American favorites using local produce are used to create the menu at Rogue Chefs.
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