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260 Capistrano Road, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
+1 650-726-8000
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: We believe that reasonably priced "American Comfort Food" is a rapidly...
We believe that reasonably priced "American Comfort Food" is a rapidly disappearing culinary cuisine in the Bay Area. We decided that we would not let that vanish. Providing a fine balance of basic tasty foods and exquisite culinary delights where comfort and creativity collide, we proudly present El Granada with our latest venture- Flavor. What is California Comfort Food? Simply put, it is an attempt to take some of the classic and not so classic comfort dishes and have our wonderful chefs add some sort of twist to them. We will always try to provide the freshest ingredients and attempt to use local and organic ingredients when possible. Devin / Francisco
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Visitor rating
  • 33
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fantastic food!

What a delightful surprise to find this restaurant with an extensive menu. Friendly and efficient staff. I ordered the tri-tip sandwich which came on a ciabatta roll with fries and the sandwich was huge with an overwhelming amount of beautiful tasty meat and they were generous with great fries too... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Marilyn H
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Peoria, Illinois
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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Peoria, Illinois
Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

What a delightful surprise to find this restaurant with an extensive menu. Friendly and efficient staff. I ordered the tri-tip sandwich which came on a ciabatta roll with fries and the sandwich was huge with an overwhelming amount of beautiful tasty meat and they were generous with great fries too. My friend had the veggie burger with all the trimmings... More 

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Over the Atlantic
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95 reviews 95 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We had a 7p reservation. Didn't get seated until 7:15. They were not crowded and told two groups without reservations that came in right after us that it would be about 10 minutes. We were seated near the interior while one of the walk-ins was seated in the second row from the windows and another seated at the windows. Making... More 

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Morgan Hill, CA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Nice restaurant with dining upstairs with great views of Half Moon Bay Marina and harbor. The owner was nice, they have an outdoor bar area downstairs. The food didn't really agree with my boyfriend though.

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

setting: A very modern feel and decor. The restaurant is on 2 levels. Loft style, wide and open. Pretty fancy restroom. food: I was delighted by the quality and quantity. We had the pasta, chicken, vegetable combination - it was all delicious and cooked to perfection. The red wine choice was a splendid choice. Service: Fast, quick and friendly. They... More 

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Lincoln, CA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We shared a burger and fries and really had hoped for more flavor for sure. It was good enough but not equal to the prices.

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California Hot Springs, California
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157 reviews 157 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

We tried something different:) We sat at the bar and Gabrielle not only made a great Bloody Mary; but served us. The omelettes and especially the eggs Benedicts looked Super; however we went for the Seafood Pot Pie!!! Amazing.... They said we could split it and with no additional charge or fuss they made it happen. Really enjoyed and I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Wake up, and smell the sea breeze as you get ready for you day. Happy to be entertained and great to end the day with a great meal. So Flavor, the Food, the Decor, AND THE DESSERT! DRESS ATTIRE (optional): More Relaxed or Casual BAR (check): Optional, with Minimal TV Distractions. 5 (*) From Where we sat on the first... More 

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California
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94 reviews 94 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Great location we were staying at a local hotel and this was walking dustance. Had dinner on NYE so they were very busy. Service in the bar was fast and friendly but dining room needed some help. The fish and chips I had were very good and very generous on portions. My wife had the Filet and it was ok.... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The food and service were excellent! Jason at the bar was great as well as Sam in the restaurant. We had the sea bass special and it was great. The food is very fresh.

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San Jose, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is about location, location, location. We liked the old Flavor -across the road- for several years. This new place will take some getting used to -like which menu you can use. We liked the romantic dreamy fire pit service. Why be inside when you can be outside at the ocean? The snacks we had were prepared well and we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 260 Capistrano Road, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-726-8000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Description

We believe that reasonably priced "American Comfort Food" is a rapidly disappearing culinary cuisine in the Bay Area. We decided that we would not let that vanish. Providing a fine balance of basic tasty foods and exquisite culinary delights where comfort and creativity collide, we proudly present El Granada with our latest venture- Flavor. What is California Comfort Food? Simply put, it is an attempt to take some of the classic and not so classic comfort dishes and have our wonderful chefs add some sort of twist to them. We will always try to provide the freshest ingredients and attempt to use local and organic ingredients when possible. Devin / Francisco
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?