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Half Moon Bay Joe's

2380 South Cabrillo Highway, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Keene, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We just wanted to walk somewhere from our hotel so we chose Joes. Service was fine, folks were friendly. I enjoyed lasagna and my husband chose red snapper. Both were fine, although nothing to write home about. Our salads were fair; both were swimming in salad dressing. I recommend you ask for it on the side.

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San Francisco, California
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

If you wax nostalgic for diners with overstuffed vinyl booths, and eating huge plates of old school greasy spoon favorites while listening to big band and elevator music playing softly in the background...then you'll love Joe's! I felt like we walked into a normal restaurant from decades ago. The staff was sweet, there were a lot of happy older patrons,... More 

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Granite Bay, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had a great breakfast with friends. I was very impressed with how kind, patient, and gracious the wait staff was with my friend's father who has some mobility and cognitive issues.

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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We made reservations here to celebrate my husbands birthday based on reviews of the desserts and Italian food. Not somewhere I would ever return to. The service was among the worst I've ever had and the Italian food tasted like it was frozen/canned. After spending more than an hour before we were served the main course, another hour passed before... More 

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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153 reviews 153 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We stopped here for lunch on our way to San Francisco. The booths are huge as are the tables. I particularly liked the fact that the chairs were all on coasters. The food is good, in large portions. Soup was delicious. But the star of the day was the cake! Luscious, decadent generous portions. Mmmm.

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New York, New York, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Just off of the scenic Hwy1 (which is my favorite drive in all of the US), this is nice diner with good food and good service. I just happened to stop there by chance but i was pleasantly surprised. I just ordered coffee and an eggplant parm sandwich for my lunch and they were both good. the place was clean... More 

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stockton ca
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We had lunch there, I saw a gent with a chef's hat checking the delivery truck. They were still serving breakfast. We tried a dessert. The place was almost empty. The food and the ambience reminded my husband and me of a chain restaurant like Denny's. This place gets good reviews but I wouldn't stop there again. Is there really... More 

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Appledore, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We stopped for lunch while travelling down Highway 1 from San Francisco. This is a traditional diner with very friendly staff and good service. The place is lovely and clean with a good selection of food which is served in generous quantities. Breakfast was still being served when we arrived which looked good but we had burgers and they were... More 

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89 reviews 89 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Joe's had great reviews so we made it a breakfast destination. The staff, including those in the kitchen were very welcoming and friendly. The breakfast was average. Eggs came to us cold - cold plates assure that. The place is clean and well kept and if I drove by hungry I'd stop but wouldn't go out of my way again.... More 

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Branford, Connecticut
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Joe's looks like a generic, Denny's type of restaurant, but don't be fooled by the exterior! Once inside, you will be treated to a warm welcome, excellent service, and a terrific meal. I chose to venture out alone one night, and felt completely comfortable at Joe's. I was treated like a valued regular, although I'd never been there before. The... More 

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Additional Information about Half Moon Bay Joe's

Address: 2380 South Cabrillo Highway, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Phone Number: 650-560-9260
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Italian

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