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Half Moon Bay Joe's

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2380 South Cabrillo Highway, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
650-560-9260
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent REAL, classic French Dip

Stopped here for lunch while driving to Santa Cruz fro San Francisco. Never been here before and never heard of it but was hungry as I hadn't eaten breakfast. Ordered their French dip sandwich with fries. Was about 11:00am on a Monday. It was amazingly good. REAL old fashioned French dip... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Bolero49
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Santa Rosa, California
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San Francisco
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173 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a big restaurant with a huge menu and I loved it that the chef said I could have anything listed on the menu, even though it was early in the day. This has all the Joe's specialties other Joe's restaurants have, such as Joe's Special with the ground beef, scrambled eggs and spinach. My choice was the 3/4... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 487 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Traditional Italian-American diner providing a decent quick lunch option during a roadtrip on highway one. Minestrone and meatballs as expected.

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California, USA
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We visited this place a day ago. We just wondered in on the out of the Half Moon Bay. Awful food. Everything is overcooked with tons of overpowering sauces. My kids ordered MacNCheese and it looked like pasta in cheese soup. And prices are like in a regular restaurant. Avoid.

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Santa Rosa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Stopped here for lunch while driving to Santa Cruz fro San Francisco. Never been here before and never heard of it but was hungry as I hadn't eaten breakfast. Ordered their French dip sandwich with fries. Was about 11:00am on a Monday. It was amazingly good. REAL old fashioned French dip sandwich. Not one of those disguised Philly things with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

My friends and I stumbled across this place more by accident than on purpose but we are glad we did. The food was good and our server was happy to make substitutions on the set menu. We were waited on by an extremely friendly gentleman who couldn't have helped out any more than he did. If I'm ever back I'll... More 

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Fairfield, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Even though it is listed as an Italian Restaurant, it served a hearty breakfast. Nice portions but not too big. The staff was friendly and welcoming. We ate there on a Sunday morning so clearly the after church spot.

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El Dorado Hills, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We ate breakfast here. 3 pancakes the size of dinner plate is normal and they are delicious. Clean, friendly staff and service was good. Prices are very reasonable. Highly recommend.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

After being seated we sat for 15 minutes and no one came to our table, one server was rolling silverware and the one who seated us was walking around other tables but couldn't be bothered to stop by ours. I don't think they even noticed when we walked out.

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New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

After a big day sightseeing in San Francisco and with an exhausted family ready to eat, we happily stumbled into Joe's. My notoriously picky eating daughter loved the kids meal of spaghetti and meatballs, the husband enjoyed his Caesar salad and I ate way more ravioli than I'd planned to, it was so delicious. We somehow made room for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Just stopped off for a quick bite on the way to San Francisco - what amazing food. The princess cake was the best every. Great service too.

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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: Italian, American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2380 South Cabrillo Highway, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: 650-560-9260

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, American
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

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