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Mezza Luna

459 Prospect Way, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
+1 650-728-8108
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Price range: $10 - $40
Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Capistrano
Transit: Samtrans
Description: Mezzaluna Restaurant is located in the historic Princeton Landing building (which was built in 1908). The harbor town of Princeton By The Sea is located 20 miles south of San Francisco. In this scenic area of Half Moon Bay, which overlooks the Pacific Ocean, you can experience breathtaking coastal views and marvel at the giants waves of Mavericks surf spot. We provide nothing but the highest quality of meat, fish, produce, pasta and local fresh ingredients. Mezzaluna is continually awarded as Best Restaurant on the Coast and Best Customer Service. In 2012, Mezza Luna was awarded "Favorite Italian Restaurant" and in 2013 awarded "Favorite Overall Restaurant" and "Favorite Italian Restaurant" by the coastside community and the readers of the Half Moon Bay Review. In 2014 Mezza Luna was awarded by Open Table the "Dinners Choice Award". But it doesn't take an award to prove the quality and consistency of the great food, service and wine... You must experience it for yourself.
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English first
Vacaville, California, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

My husband and I went to Mezza Luna in the Princeton area of Half Moon Bay today. The food was superb! So fresh and tasty and the service was excellent. Prices were very reasonable for what appeared to be a pricey restaurant when we walked in. My new favorite place when I'm in the area, yes and I will return!

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Calgary, Canada
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198 reviews 198 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The Tomato Caprese Salad was as classic as you can get, with nice greens, and not just thick tomato layers, but mozzarella as well, and some olives to boot. The ham and mushroom tortellini delivered as well, with not a huge or too small portion, and good flavor throughout. What perplexes me to no end is the constant Italian restaurant... More

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San Francisco, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Our yacht club makes an annual trip to Half Moon Bay over Labor Day weekend. Because all of the members are coming by boat, the number of reservations fluctuates wildly as the weather forecasts are released. Mezza Luna not only has great food and service, but they are very understanding with my regular calls to either increase or decrease the... More

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Half Moon Bay
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I love this place. The quality of the food is fabulous, the waiters very efficient yet kind. Lovely ambience.

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Moss Beach, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Every meal we have had at Mezza Luna Restaurant in Half Moon Bay has been excellent, and we have made it through almost the complete menu! We often go on Tuesdays when the have their weekly special. Always a special treat for $10.00. The servers are always friendly and helpful and give good service. The aroma when you walk in... More

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Soquel, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

Not our first time nor will it be our last, Mezzaluna continues to please. Service and food were great. Whether it the fish or pizza or dessert everything was great. We love to visit the coast and will be back again. Don't forget your reservations though, it can be crowded.

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Weatherford, Oklahoma
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136 reviews 136 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Slipped in on a Sunday afternoon for a lunch. We were promptly seated and enjoyed our server, Michael. We enjoyed a special, chicken stuffed with artichoke, along with a delicious pepperoni pizza. The chicken was served with a pasta, and the pizza crust was light and tasty. They have a complete wine list and wonderful dessert menu. We'll be back.

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Walnut Creek, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Excellent Italian Seafood restaurant, a combination you'll rarely find. This place is popular for a reason. Full menu of appetizers, pasta, and entrees. Great specials for fresh caught fish, straight from the waterfront. Nice ambience w/ beautiful fireplace. Full bar and excellent service.

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Roseville, CA
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Wonderful Italian food! Enjoyed everything from the bruschetta to the lasgna to the spahetti bolognese...even finished our meal with some delicious lemoncello!! FAntastic!

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Houston, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We tried this restaurant at the recommendation of our Innkeeper in Carmel. He said it was one of his favorites, and we loved it! The food was very good, we had no reservation but were still seated promptly, and the staff was very pleasant. The salmon ravioli was absolutely delicious. The location isn't the best since it's not right on... More

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