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Moonside Bakery and Cafe

604 Main St., Ste A, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1982
650 726 9070
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Ranked #26 of 82 Restaurants in Half Moon Bay
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Bakery, Pizza, Central European, Café
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: We are located in downtown Half Moon Bay and serve a full-line bakery with european style patries, breads, pies, cakes, desserts and wedding cakes. We also have a delicious menu for a fresh breakfast and lunch includes wood-fired pizza, salads and home-made sandwiches are served in a fast-casual atmosphere on real dishes. there is plenty of seating inside and out and take-out is available.
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  • English first
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English first
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143 reviews 143 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Nice selection of baked goods and creative options for breakfast, using local and organic products. Plenty of seating options--inside, outside or in a small courtyard area. Only complaint, no one can seem to make a good cappuccino in the USA. Skip that and look elsewhere if that's what you're after.

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We stopped in Half Moon Bay just to look around for a short while and came across this bakery. We bought a really lovely fruit tart to take to friends we were visiting. We had it for supper and it had a really nice texture. We also bought a glass Christmas decoration (our only one) for our camper which was... More 

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

A great pizza!! Tender, thin crust and served piping hot. I ordered the Napoli and asked them to add some grilled chicken. Ate half there and took the rest back to the hotel for dinner.

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Park City, Utah
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139 reviews 139 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Just browsing stores in one of my favorite places on earth, my daughter and I responded to my hunger pains and walked in for lunch. It's a quaint little place with a nice menu for sandwiches and lots of yummy looking goodies in the bakery counter windows. So we ordered and enjoyed our food. There is a large back area... More 

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Napa, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is a real find along the Main street of Half Moon Bay. The Greek pizza was the best I've had. Then we had a raisin bear claw and apricot triangles which were so delicious.

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san jose, ca. u.s.a.
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Let me start by saying that I normally don't write negative reviews. I'm aware of the fact that 99.9% of other patrons could have had a 5 star experience here & that I represent the .1%. But, if I feel like I wasted my time & money, I'm going to say something. My wife & I stopped here for an... More 

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Austin, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This was one of our last stops before we left Half Moon Bay. We had to take home the fresh bread made daily and the cinnamon crisps. Great place for coffee and a fresh pastry. Every time we stood in line there was a local resident standing next to us for the fresh bread. Enjoy!

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Novato, California
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127 reviews 127 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is a no-frills good eats breakfast joint in town. Been here more than once and I will continue to have breakfast there whenever I am in town.

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San Mateo, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We have come here three times for breakfast now because we usually head over to the beach after to walk our dogs. The first time the food was pretty good, but wasn't terribly hot by the time we got it. Essentially, the way this place works is you step up to the bakery/food service counter and order from the specials/menu.... More 

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Sonora, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

we stopped in because we were told they had the best cookies and such. They were very good. A very busy place to visit. I would probably try another bakery if you don't want to wait.

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Additional Information about Moonside Bakery and Cafe

Address: 604 Main St., Ste A, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1982
Phone Number: 650 726 9070
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: Bakery, Pizza, Central European, Café

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