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Half Moon Bay Brewing Company

398 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Great for Outdoor Dining (713)
  • Scenic View (639)
  • Good for Groups (416)

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Voted as one of America's Best Beach Bars by Travel + Leisure magazine and as one of America's Best Coastal Breweries by Coastal Living magazine, Half Moon Bay Brewing Company is an award winner that clearly loves food as much as it loves beer. This coastal venue creates a magical culinary and natural experience for its patrons that has made it a favorite for locals and worldly travelers alike. Half Moon Bay Brewing Company also welcomes your four legged friends, offering a prize winning patio and a full doggy menu.

Half Moon Bay Brewing Company uses nothing but fresh, seasonal and local ingredients. Whether you have a sophisticated or novice palate, come and enjoy scrumptious homemade soups, clam chowders made with over ten secret ingredients, slow smoked ribs and fresh beer bread made daily.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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American, Californian, Brewery
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 4:30pm Mon-Fri
Dinner: Daily: 4:30pm - 9:00pm Mon-Fri, 4:30-10pm Sat-Sun
Brunch: 10am-3pm Saturday-Sunday
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Phone number
(650) 728-2739
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Gaston Alfaro
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Parties to Go for groups of 25 or more.
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Cross street
Hwy. 1
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Parking details
Two large lots with room for 100 plus autos
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Live Oceanfront Music & Dancing Friday-Sunday, No Cover!

Additional music events added throughout the year. Music schedule posted on website
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Special events & promotions
Please check our website for latest event schedule.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
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Overall ratings and reviews
3.7  based on all time ratings
Noise · Moderate
88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on November 22, 2015

Can't help but love the casual atmosphere, great food and amazing views! Keep coming back time and time again. Get a window table or eat outside...

NCris (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on October 17, 2015

Went here for lunch, food was overpriced for the quality but that is standard in a touristy area with an ocean view. A fine place to meet up with friends for a pint of beer and lunch, nothing that has me clamoring to go back but also wasn't bad in any way, just very average.

OpenTable Diner (Sacramento)
2.0  Dined on October 10, 2015

We usually make this a place we have to stop and have dinner while visiting Half Moon Bay. This last visit was not very good the food lacked flavor and two dishes were sent back after trying them. The customer service was outstanding and the pumpkin beer was amazing but over all we will not be back.

vipExcellent (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on October 4, 2015

If you find yourself near Half Moon Bay around sunset, you want to try Half Moon Bay Brewery. Lots of outdoor seating, great view over the ocean at sunsets. Good bar food, burgers, calamari, etc. All good. Dog-friendly, kid-friendly.

Maryamie (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on August 8, 2015

The fried artichoke hearts, the tuna melt with green apples, the lively ambiance and fast and friendly service made the day!
We had a great view of the water too!
We love coming here and it's always a good time!

Tsprings69 (Central Coast)
5.0  Dined on July 29, 2015

We had a very nice time with a family friend. Nice view, GREAT Food and a waitress name Danielle who was one of the nicest, friendly and accommodating server that we have ever encountered at any restaurant we have ever eaten at. We will definitely return in the near future! And did I say the food was Great!

vipDukeH (Cleveland)
4.0  Dined on July 20, 2015

Beer good - food average - service good

vipthundersnow (San Francisco)
1.0  Dined on June 15, 2015

The service was poor - it took 30 minutes to get drinks and 45 minutes just to order dinner. The food was mediocre at best.

Service (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on June 13, 2015

The food is above average.
Workers doesn't seem very friendly & accommodating. I was there for my birthday & noted it on the open table comments. I'm not expecting anything but just be accommodating, friendly & welcoming with comfortable cozy feeling. The view is nice & that's all I can say!

OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on June 9, 2015

Great food and fast friendly service! We go every time we are in the area. Best garlic fries anywhere. Good for kids and great view!