Restaurants in Half Moon Bay


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  • New Leaf Community Markets
    The premier destination for appetizing coffee and tasty tea, New Leaf Community Markets in Half Moon Bay is one of the area's top-rated restaurants. It's a favorite spot for customers interested in incredible food. There's not really a recommended attire, so feel free to dress comfortably. There truly is something for everyone, with both healthy and organic items on the robust menu. Plus, if you're searching for the perfect spot for a family gathering (or a birthday meal), it's rated as a nice local option for big groups and families with children. It offers convenient local delivery, and can even cater events in the area. Specializing in lunch, you won't walk away from New Leaf Community Markets disappointed. Don't worry about trying to find a spot on the street, as visitors to the restaurant do have access to a private parking lot nearby.
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    150 San Mateo Rd
    Half Moon Bay, CA US
  • Half Moon Bay Salt Water Taffy Co.
    Settled near the gentle, lapping waves of the Half Moon Bay coastline, Half Moon Bay Salt Water Taffy Co. pairs customers with an array of nostalgic beach-harkening treats and accessories. More than 50 varieties of taffy await eager sweet seekers in the shop's collection of charming oak barrels. With classic flavors such as licorice, root beer, peppermint, and peanut butter, the candy curators transport taste buds back to simpler times, and with new flavors such as caramel apple, golden pear, grape, and vanilla latte, the team keeps tongues intrigued. In addition to toothsome morsels, Half Moon Bay Salt Water Taffy Co. stocks colorful kites that patrons can unleash on the beach or nurture until they grow into healthy hang gliders.
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    270 Capistrano Rd
    Half Moon Bay, CA US
  • Cetrella
    Cetrella: A User’s Guide Critically Praised | Upscale Mediterranean Cuisine | 400+ Wines | Weekend Live Music Sample Menu Appetizer: mussels with white wine, harissa, and ciabatta Entree: bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin with vegetables Dessert: panna cotta Drink: a glass of Piedmont dolcetto Where to Sit: Private parties can be arranged in three rooms that can seat 10–150 people. When to Go: the weekend, when jazz and blues musicians invade Cetrella's bar to host a cover-free night of entertainment. Performers have included the Jean-Michel Hure Trio and Deborah Winters. Otherwise, head in for happy-hour specials at 5 p.m.–7 p.m. on Tuesday–Thursday. While You’re Waiting: Admire the decor, including a fireplace, which Gayot describes as "cozy and romantic instead of simply stylish." Vocab Lesson Pappardelle _: a broad, flat noodle similar to extra-wide fettuccine. _Panna cotta: a silky, custard-like Italian dessert, made with cream, milk, sugar, and gelatin and often served with caramel, chocolate sauce, or fruit coulis. While You’re in the Neighborhood: Order your dessert to go, pick up a bottle of sweet wine from Half Moon Bay Wine & Cheese Company (421 Main Street), and enjoy a post-meal picnic at the nearby Fernandez Park (Main Street, between Filbert Street and Spruce Street).
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    845 Main St
    Half Moon Bay, CA US
  • Pasta Moon
    An intimate dining experience, Pasta Moon serves Italian-style cuisine. If you're avoiding fat or gluten, you can still eat great at Pasta Moon, which offers a number of low-fat and gluten-free choices. Pasta Moon also provides alcohol, so diners don't have to worry about bringing their own bottle. Got a big family? Tons of friends? An entire soccer team? Consider the private room at Pasta Moon, where large groups can get together to celebrate life's biggest milestones. Show up in sneakers or a suit at Pasta Moon, where dining in comfort is of utmost importance. Call Pasta Moon for catering if you have a big event coming up. Always five minutes behind schedule? Pick up your food to go instead. Diners at Pasta Moon will love the free parking nearby. The average check at Pasta Moon will stay below $30 per person, so it's a relatively affordable option.
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    315 Main St
    Half Moon Bay, CA US
  • Barbara's Fishtrap
    Five Things to Know About Barbara’s Fishtrap Barbara Walsh and her team have served up fresh seafood at this oceanside eatery since 1971. Many of the employees have worked at the restaurant for years, as well—some of them have even been there for more than a decade. Read on to learn more about why so many staffers and customers become loyal fans of this Half Moon Bay mainstay: The seafood is, of course, the main draw. The clam chowder is a perennial favorite, and can accompany entrées such as the fish and chips. There’s more than just fish, though. Other options include burgers, steak sandwiches, and pastas. It used to be known as Paul and Barbara’s Fishtrap. When Paul, the local harbormaster, passed away, Barbara decided to keep the restaurant’s legacy alive on her own. The building it occupies is about a century old. It’s cash-only.
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    281 Capistrano Road
    Half Moon Bay, CA US
  • Popeyes Chicken and Biscuits
    A well-known fast food restaurant in Half Moon Bay, Popeyes on San Mateo Rd is the ideal spot for fantastic chicken and tasty chicken wings. It's a local favorite for guests interested in excellent food. Streetwear attire is acceptable, so feel free to come as you are and while the prices may be low, you can bet that the ingredients will be fresh. It's often reported that the background noise can get a bit loud here. In addition to its quick service (both drive-thru and take-out are available), the restaurant also caters for events in the area. One of the better fast-food chains in the area, this Popeyes will definitely be both tasty and Louisiana-fast. Don't worry about trying to find a spot on the street, as visitors to the restaurant do have access to a private parking lot nearby. Should you prefer to pedal over there, bicycle parking's also provided.
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    120 San Mateo Rd
    Half Moon Bay, CA US

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