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For 2
7:00 PM


767 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Floor to ceiling windows that look down on the beach makes Moonraker restaurant a go to spot for food and an excellent view. Situated inside the Best Western Lighthouse in Pacifica, Moonraker serves breakfast, after dinner cocktails and everything in between.

A large selection of fresh seafood dots the Moonraker menu with items like Dungeness crab, British Colombia Fanny Bay oysters, Washington Hood Canal oysters and ahi tuna tartare. Other options from "the land" include pot roast, steak, pork chops and a vegetarian farm plate. Be sure to save some room for bananas Foster bread pudding or campfire s'mores for two with a table side hibachi.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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American, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Bar Open at 4:30pm daily
Lunch: Tuesday - Saturday 11:30am - 2:00pm
Sunday Brunch 10:30am and 1:00pm seatings / $47.95 for adults / kids half price
Dinner: Sunday - 5pm-9pm, Monday-Thursday 5pm-9:30pm, Friday and Saturday 5pm-10pm
Breakfast: Monday - Saturday 7:00am - 11:00am / Sunday 7:00am - 10:00am
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Phone number
(650) 557-7025
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Jason Yeafoli
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Private party facilities
We have two banquet spaces, both with ocean views, that can hold parties of up to 160 and 120 guests. Within the restaurant, we also have a space for up to 20 guests for a smaller meeting or private dinner. Buyouts of the restaurant are also possible.
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Private party contact
Emily Hoover: (888) 338-3954
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Cross street
highway 1
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Parking details
Free lot and Street
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Live music every Saturday night 6:30pm-9:30pm, check our website for updates
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Special events & promotions
Moonraker has plenty of space for corporate events, weddings, and other events. The restaurant has access to two banquet spaces within the building that can hold parties of up to 120 and 180 guests and a private dining room holding up to 20 guests, as well as the main restaurant that can accommodate 200 for guests interested in a restaurant buyout.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 767 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.2  based on all time ratings
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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ReturningtotheMoonraker (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Not having been back for many years, this was very good. Although the Feb. 14th menu was pre-set, all the selections were fabulous and our waiter and table service were perfect. Going back soon and for Sunday brunch.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

We went for their Thanksgiving Dinner and it was very good. The turkey was cooked perfectly and there was a nice mix of dark and white meat. The dressing and sweet potatoes were also very good. They also offered Filet of Sole or Lamb instead of Turkey, my wife had the Filet of Sole and they gave her a very tasty and generous portion.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

The food was good but way overpriced. The service was horrible and very slow. We did not get our salad/soup until 45 minutes after seating. The only positive was the view.

gagme (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on August 13, 2016

Another "View" restaurant on the coast. Good whale watching in season, expensive, mediocre food and service. Vowed never to return after last experience. Wish an experienced restauranteur with some passion would purchase this property and bring it up to its potential.

vipSpSs (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on May 8, 2016

Disappointed this time. Started with poorly managed check-in and seating. After being seated, poor service - I actually had no idea who our server was. The food was disappointing as well. Limited selection, and lots of stuff ran out and they were slow to replenish. Overall this was not a good choice for Mother's Day brunch. 2015 was a lot better.

BDeA (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on April 17, 2016

We like this restaurant and bar when we're by ourselves but it's even better as a site to impress out of town guests, especially those who don't live near the ocean.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on April 17, 2016

Food was just ok, but the view was spectacular!!!

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on April 16, 2016

This was our first disappointing experience here. Our table was not ready until 30 minutes past the reservation time. Unfinished Appetizers were cleared from the table 20 minutes before our dinner orders came. Two out of five dinner orders were unsatisfactory. Brunch has been a better experience for us here. We will come back, just not for dinner.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on April 8, 2016

We were seated immediately upon arrival. Our server was attentive but not annoying. The food was amazing. I would recommend the crispy brussel sprout appetizer!

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on April 3, 2016

The food is soooo good at brunch.the view is awesome .the service is outstanding .if i could i would ne there every sunday. Everything is so delicious .ive beem there 5 times already and can't wait until the next time.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on April 2, 2016

Great view, ambiance was amazing, food was delicious and service was on fleek.
Went to the restaurant to celebrate my bday, and Gary out did himself!! He was so generous and kind! And so was his staff!!

AlexInWilderland (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on April 2, 2016

Lovely place to dine with a glorious ocean view. Quiet for Sunday brunch. Not sure what it is like for dinner, but for a weekend lunch, the service was wonderful and attentive, and the food was quite good. The window seats cannot be beat, if you love watching the activity on the water while you dine. I imagine it would be perfect for drinks at sunset, too. I had the grilled veggie plate and it was just exquisite - 5 or 6 different vegetables, each done very uniquely in a way that complemented each other. The crispy Brussels sprouts were perfection. My dining partner had the crab louie salad, which came with a very generous amount of fresh crab, homemade dressing. Delicious. I will return.

vipMB1234 (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on March 26, 2016

Wow what a spectacular setting and view! We were seated in a cozy banquette with an ocean view! The place was quite busy, Saturday night. Unfortunately the food was not good, we even had to ask for the lobster soup to be taken off of the bill as it was almost inedible. It wouldn't take much for them to prepare some simple local cuisine but unfortunately the food had too much sauce and just wasn't good! We'd come back for the view and will just be careful of what to order.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on March 25, 2016

this place is awesome because of its location and interior ambiance.
we were there, when they had live music that added a nice touch.
the service was truly top notch and how it should be.
unfortunately the food left a bit to be desired, especially considering the price.
we found things in general to be too sweet / lack of sensible salt and spices on all dishes. from the caesar salad dressing to meats, veggies etc...
the lobster bisque, while a decent soup and a nice touch with the "capuccino" presentation, does not taste much like lobster nor does it contain any pieces or anything resembling seafood.
lamb shank was overcooked/meat quality partly mushy, gross.
pot roast was a bit better but not above average.

Lala (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on March 20, 2016

Food was interesting, but tried too hard to BE interesting. Simpler combinations would work better. Ahi was a bit dry, lobster combinatbwas not great, Scallops worked well, as did coconut shrimp. Steak and fries, just OK.

Mooshell (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on March 19, 2016

I love Moonraker they have great food and great service and a beautiful view of the ocean.

vipJewel (Sacramento)
5.0  Dined on March 18, 2016

Loved it my first time there! I will be back:-)

vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on March 15, 2016

Food was inconsistent. Entree was good. Salad too drenched in dressing. Cake for dessert was dry. Service was friendly, but slow, with long gaps between courses. This place could be great - they just need to notch it up a bit and give the quality you'd expect from the prices. The view and location can't be beat.

vipKaren429 (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on March 14, 2016

Another excellent dinner. Because I ordered the Oysters Rockefeller for an appetizer I was unable to finish my Squash Ravioli entree. It was delicious and believe me the rest of it went home with me for lunch the next day. My husband had the burrata crostini first and then the steak fritte. His steak was cooked perfectly and I kept stealing his frites, they were so tasty. Our server was Tony and he paid just the right amount of attention without hovering. We had the end view table at the north end of the restaurant with a perfect view of the ocean. We stopped going to the Moonraker several years ago due to changing ownerships and inconsistent food. We have returned and have been in 3 times within the last month. We'll keep going back as long as they keep up this high level of food and service.

333isy (Central Coast)
5.0  Dined on March 12, 2016

This restaurant did not disappoint! The food was good, the service was great and the atmosphere was exceptional