2930 N Cabrillo Hwy.
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Phone: (650) 712-1999
Fax: (650) 712-4412
Bars & Cafes
Miramar Beach Restaurant & Bar is a beautiful oceanside restaurant that offers excellent views, live music, fine seafood and a story rich with local history. After your meal, take a walk on the beach or sit by the fireplace and enjoy an after-dinner drink. The menu specializes in steak and fresh seafood. The champagne brunch comes at a fixed price of $23.95 that includes unlimited champagne, fresh-squeezed orange juice, coffee or tea, fresh-baked muffins, country-style potatoes, fresh fruit, an espresso drink and your choice of entree. Located 30 minutes south of San Francisco in Half Moon Bay, the drive is unforgettable.
Acclaimed for using completely organic ingredients, Cafe Gibraltar offers a medley of Mediterranean preparations, each wholesome and healthy. The venue by the sea is peaceful and quiet, great for a romantic outing. The menu consists of Pintada Con Membrillo, Pesce A La Pantelleria, Cassola and Khoresh E Bademjan. The open kitchen provides an unrestricted view of the preparations engrossing the diners. The view of the seaside, soft lights and friendly service together make a win-win situation for it.
Half Moon Bay Brewing Company offers a great variety of ales and drafts. The avid drinker can try the many crafted beers brewed on the site. Most of the steaks are heavy, but surfing or a run along the coastline would make you hungry enough to wolf down these. Enjoy live bands playing around three to four times a week. Also in order to not let you freeze, the open patio is fixed with heaters at strategic places. Indoor diners can admire the Pillar Point Harbor view with or without the beer! Not very far from this outdoor dining restaurant is the very famous big wave surfing point. So you would definitely get your surfing tips as surfers often drop by at Half Moon Bay Brewing Company. The bar is open for an extra hour daily.
Pasta Moon restaurant carries an age-old reputation and ensures a cozy setting for lunch or dinner. It serves elegant, yet inexpensive Italian cuisine. Homemade hand-cut pastas are paired with seafood that is flown in from around the world. An open kitchen and a wood-burning oven bring the warmth of an authentic Italian restaurant. Freshly prepared pasta and unusual dishes, such as the fried rabbit and focaccia make Pasta Moon a restaurant to savor.
A full line, European style bakery that specializes in danishes and pastries, cookies, tarts, cakes, and pies, as well as different artisan breads daily, along with pretzels, bagels, and rolls. They also feature a cafe that offers breakfast and lunch everyday.
This cafe has won the "Best Breakfast on the Coast" award for eight years straight and they are known for their fantastic breakfasts, including delicious "Omelettes of the Compass," as well as some of the very best burgers in the area, such as their B-29 Mushroom Burger.
A unique British pub and restaurant that features over 20 beers on draft, with 65 bottled, and specialty drinks in the pub, as well as a creative menu that includes pizza, steak, and fish dishes in the restaurant. This establishment also features a gift shop, game room, and three bed and "beverage" rooms above the restaurant and pub.
The pleasant dining opportunities at Navio's, within the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay, come rare. The freshest of the sea produce, the best of wines and champagne coupled with extremely attentive service simply sets this elegant restaurant apart. Its interiors are mostly a mix of light wood and white. A winner of several awards and accolades consistently, business lunches and romantic dinners are held and planned here all the time. Magnificent views of the Pacific coastline add to the exclusivity of Navio. Visit website for information.
Drive into the countryside locale on Skyline Boulevard to uncover a gem of an American restaurant. The Mountain House Restaurant embraces its visitors with a rustic charm and fireplace, while the dimly lit ambiance set the tone for a romantic dining experience. As for the food, the restaurant offers a delectable treat of fresh seafood, steaks and pastas, rounded off with delightful homemade desserts. The meat-eaters are going to enjoy savoring the dishes made from bison, ostrich and elk meat. The regular steakhouse fare of Bison Filet and BBQ ribs are also worth trying. To avoid the peak time rush, visit the restaurant in the evening and enjoy the drive through the dense forest.
The glazed green tiles on the roof are to ward off evil spirits. The red color that dominates the dining room of Hong Kong Flower Lounge is for good luck. It must work. This warm and friendly place serves great food to locals who flock in from opening to closing every day. The Cantonese cuisine features flavorful pan-fried noodles with a variety of toppings, hearty beef and chicken dishes and, at lunch, a wonderful selection of dim sum. You know the fish is fresh because you choose it yourself from a tank. There is a full service bar, too, that makes a memorable Singapore Sling. Please see the website for further information.
La Collina offers authentic Italian cuisine, with a touch of pure California bay charm. Regulars and locals make up most of the crowd, and the focus is definitely on the food, so it is fine if you are not wearing the best attire for once. The menu presents you with a variety of meat and seafood delicacies to choose from, try the Costatine di Agnello, lamb chops served with mashed potatoes and sauteed veggies. Although the restaurant offers a good wine list, get someone who knows which one would fairly complement your meal. Dining here is a homely, comfortable experience and worth all that money!
Located in the heart of Burlingame, Copenhagen Bakery & Cafe is one the favorite breakfast & brunch spots in the Bay Area. Breakfast is served every morning and the menu features classic standbys like Eggs Benedict, Bacon & Cheese Omelette and Huevos Rancheros; each made to order and served with home-style potatoes. Not only do they specialize in desserts and cakes but also savory specialties like salads, sandwiches, burgers, pastas and steaks. The restaurant's tastefully decorated interiors elicit a casual and cafe-esque vibe perfect for family lunches and romantic dinners. Copenhagen Bakery & Cafe caters to every occasion, along with offering efficient pick-up and delivery service.