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Crab Landing - CLOSED

260 Capistrano Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-4043
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Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Highway 1
Transit: Public bus system with stops throughout El Granada and Princeton-by-the-Sea.
Description: Situated in picturesque Pillar Point Harbor, Crab Landing Seafood & Steak House strives to create an unforgettable dining experience for each and every guest. Crab Landing prides itself on gracious and professional service, a spectacular menu --featuring locally farmed produce and fresh, local sustainable seafood, and a unique multilevel dining room with floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows, showcasing the stunning harbor-views of the historic California Coastline.

34 reviews from our community

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English first
Half Moon Bay, California, United States
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68 reviews 68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This place is out of business and has been replaced by "Flavor" if you're looking for seafood on the coastside try either Barbara's Fish Trap or Princeton Seafood both right near by the old location for this place.

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216 reviews 216 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Stopped several months ago for a quick lunch. The clam chowder was horrible and the wine was just as bad. Thankfully we only had to pay for the wine. More thankfully the restaurant is closed.

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

This restaurant has a 180 degree view of the ocean and marina at Half Moon Bay and behind you is a 2-story, hand-painted mural of the Bay representing all forms of the wildlife there. The food was excellent, the drinks were satisfying, and the service was impeccable. No rushing you to finish your meal so that others could be seated.... More 

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Ijamsville, Maryland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Visited with my son for lunch on a Friday afternoon. I understand there is new management and a new chef. The location is very good, nice two level all glass with amazing view. Ordered the crab balls to start. They were good, but for five thought it was a bit expensive. My son had the crab melt, which he loved.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Drove to Half Moon Bay on a weekend and stopped by this place for a late lunch. Our waiter was very friendly, courteous and proactive in refilling our drinks and bread basket. Food was good. View was nice on the 2nd floor where you can ovelook the beautiful harbor. I ordered fish and chips which I enjoyed. My wife had... More 

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Lincoln, CA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

This 2 story restaurant and bar overlooks the harbor. I had the Steak salad and my husband had the clam chowder bowl and we were both very satisfied with the taste and temperature of the food. It was a little over priced, but delicious! The bread bowl that the clam chowder came in was light and fluffy, not a heavy... More 

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Half Moon Bay, CA
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64 reviews 64 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

Ok, the food was fresh and frankly better then what I read from the prior reviews. The Fish&Chips had a light batter and was cooked perfectly, fish was moist without being over cooked. The cappinno had a wonderful red sauce and fresh fish, crab, scallop and mussels. And the kids had a wonderful angus beef burger. Now the service needs... More 

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San Francisco, California
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271 reviews 271 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Enjoyed a late lunch on the patio overlooking the harbor with a friend. The two of us shared an appetizer special of scallops and prawns wrapped in bacon, followed by mussels, a crab louis salad, and a glass of wine. Our very efficient serer brought out a cup of their crab bisque to try, which was absolutely delicious. A live... More 

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Half Moon Bay, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

This restaurant is on its third time around and this is the worst version of them all. The food is overpriced, not very good, and the service is appalling. The only thing good about it is the location.

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Los Gatos
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319 reviews 319 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
226 helpful votes 226 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Our other favorite restaurants were very busy so decided to try the Crab Landing for the first time. Loved the views from the upstairs dining. Didn't understand some previous reviews about how they could do so much more. We thought the ambiance could not have been better. Very friendly and prompt service. We both enjoyed our fish lunches and thought... More 

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Additional Information about Crab Landing

Address: 260 Capistrano Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-4043
Phone Number: 650-712-1288
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: Italian

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