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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: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Full Plate

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
HLG53
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Fairfield, California
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34 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Fairfield, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

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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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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sutton coldfield
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Columbus, Ohio
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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We pulled into Joe's just before noon and decided to have an omelet. I got the Spanish Sausage omelet and it was delicious. The ingredients were fresh and seasoned well and the portion was more than enough. Our server was polite, courteous and very attentive without being pushy. Our food arrived hot and once we began to eat the server... More 

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Keene, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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85 reviews 85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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Wichita
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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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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