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Best Hot Spot Restaurants in Half Moon Bay

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A photo of Pasta Moon restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(5107)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Half Moon Bay
Booked 43 times today
A popular destination in Half Moon Bay for 30 years, Pasta Moon Restaurant serves contemporary Italian cuisine using the freshest local produce available- in fact, easily the finest dining on the coast; (and not the most expensive!). You'll find a cozy setting for lunch or dinner, surrounded by old arched casement windows which once brought light into the Burlingame Public Library, and you'll be served by an attentive and knowledgeable staff.
A photo of Sam's Chowder House restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(5424)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Half Moon Bay
Booked 37 times today
Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Sam's is open for indoor & outdoor dining, and takeout. Serving lunch through dinner seven days a week. Award-winning, fresh New England style seafood, in a casual setting overlooking the ocean. Live Maine lobster, fresh local crab (in season), fish and chips, fried calamari, delicious clam chowder, award-winning lobster rolls, farm fresh salads, Cioppino and more! Gluten-free, kids menu, and vegetarian available.Reservations are for inside the restaurant - please note that we can't hold tables in the bar area or outside patio. Walk-ins are also welcome! Featured on NBC’s The Today Show, named “Best Outdoor Dining in the Bay Area” by SF Magazine, and “Best Seafood Restaurant in San Mateo County” by San Jose Magazine.We look forward to seeing you!
A photo of La Costanera restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(3809)
Price: Expensive
• Peruvian • Half Moon Bay
Booked 37 times today
Experience the culinary richness of Peru at La Costanera, a modern Peruvian fusion restaurant opened its doors October 2, 2009. The scenic California coast in Half Moon Bay, overlooks the Pillar Point Harbor with sweeping views of the beach and ocean. Just a short, beautiful drive from San Francisco (25 miles). The space is grand, with 180 degree windows, two stories, and a large outdoor terrace. We offer a full bar, domestic and imported Peruvian beers and a hand selected wine list. Come try our Pisco Sour – a classic Peruvian cocktail – and experience all that La Costanera has to offer...
A photo of Mezza Luna Restaurant restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(3328)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Half Moon Bay
Booked 18 times today
We are located in the historic Princeton Inn building in Half Moon Bay harbor, just a few minutes' drive from the world-famous Maverick's beach, home to the big wave surf contest. We are proud to celebrate 30 years in business and have won awards as the Best Italian and Overall restaurant by locals. Our specialties include homemade pastas, pizza and gelato made using authentic Italian family recipes. We use only fresh, local produce, seafood and quality meat to create our dishes. Our signature dishes are Insalata Mezza Luna, which is an organic green salad piled high with fresh marinated seafood, and Ravioli Mezza Luna, which is homemade ravioli stuffed with mixed seafood. You can enjoy our full bar with a cozy oversized fireplace for a romantic getaway or book a window seat with views of the harbor. We also have private venues available for weddings, business and special events. Mezza Luna is located 20 miles south of San Francisco and is a short drive from the Peninsula.
A photo of Twelvemonth restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(446)
Price: Expensive
• Californian • Burlingame
Booked 45 times today
Twelvemonth is a buzzing Californian spot known for its creative, 100% plant-based menu. Reviews rave about the 'beautiful setting' and 'outstanding' food. The restaurant's commitment to sustainability and unique approach to vegetable-first creativity sets it apart. One reviewer even said it's a place where they'd 'explore alternative plant-based cuisine'. So, if you're looking for an exciting, sustainable dining experience, Twelvemonth is a hotspot.
A photo of Pausa Bar & Cookery restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1756)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • San Mateo
Booked 64 times today
Pausa, a bar and cookery in San Mateo, calls for guests to take a recess from life and enjoy a dining experience that transports them to a place of leisure. With a strong focus on modern Italian, our menu will consist of house-made pasta, wood-fired pizza, wood-fired grill, and house-cured meats. Our friendly and knowledgeable team will ensure your pause is a memorable one.We are now taking reservations for our patio tables, bar, and indoor tables. As we practice social distancing with our new limited floor plan, we ask that you and your guests limit your dining to 2 hours to accommodate all reservations.When checking table availability, if outdoor seating is not an option to select, then your reservation will be for an indoor table as the outdoor may be booked. Thank you for understanding.
A photo of Mountain House restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(298)
Price: Expensive
• American • Woodside
Booked 23 times today
The Mountain House has reopened under new ownership! This beautiful iconic space has risen again under new leadership. Reservations are accommodated in The Forest Room and main dining room with a three course dinner menu priced at $82/person with a 20% service fee. We also offer an a la carte bar menu in our bar and lounge for walk-ins without a service fee. Join us for destination dining in the redwoods - where the old meets the new.
A photo of Mykonos Meze restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(892)
Price: Moderate
• Greek • Burlingame
Booked 64 times today
Meze is a traditional culture. From small gatherings for lunch or dinner having different mezes small sample like plates on the table to enjoy with a glass of wine or a cocktail.Mykonos Meze is established in 2020 and set within one of the beautiful and trendy restaurants of downtown Burlingame , in Lorton Ave. The restaurant offers a beautiful and friendly ambience for all occasions. The outdoor patio is perfect for long, relaxed lunches or dinners with friends surrounded by beautiful bougainvillea flowers over our white and blue walls which gives you a feel of sitting in a greek island.
A photo of Park & Howard Bistro restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1218)
Price: Moderate
• Bistro • Burlingame
Booked 34 times today
Park & Howard Bistro located on the corner of Park and Howard Ave in Burlingame CA and featuring fresh seasonal American cuisine. We offer a carefully chosen eclectic world wide wine list. Park & Howard Bistro has a decidedly understated rustic motif, linen tables clothes, hardwood floors, intimate leather booths , & rich mahogany wood accents and is an affordable sophisticated, fun dining experience. Park & Howard Bistro also has intimate private dining rooms perfect for that corporate presentation, business meeting, wedding rehearsal dinner, retirement celebrations ,anniversary dinner, or any special function you may have in mind. Check out our private wine cellar room which seats up to 12 people for that extra special dining experience. The lunch menu is full of wonderful seasonal pairings salads, sandwiches and entrees. Service is approachable, knowledgeable, attentive and friendly, in a comfortable atmosphere
A photo of Vivace - Belmont restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2330)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Belmont
Booked 17 times today
Translated from the Italian language, Vivace means "lively", which is exactly the ambiance at Vivace - Belmont where culinary creations join with excellent wines to celebrate the cuisine of Northern Italy. Highly regarded as one of the best restaurants on the Peninsula, Vivace Ristorante is located in the charming city of Belmont. The warm interior is designed as to permit the viewing of the talented chefs as they prepare an array of Italian dishes with emphasis in the regions of Piemonte and Toscana. With its exceptional cuisine, elegant ambiance, high level of service, and extensive wine list (2003-2019 Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence), Vivace creates a wonderful dining experience in which the gastronomia of Northern Italy is celebrated everyday!
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