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8150 Cabrillo Highway, Montara, CA 94037
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Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Montara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: South American
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
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English first
Colorado Springs, CO
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Good food, beautiful views, $$$$ oh, yeah!! Lots of great menu items, very friendly staff, even a romantic place - but oh!$$$$!

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San Jose, California, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was recommended to me by a Peruvian friend and I am so glad I went to it. I had visitors from out of state and we all loved it. It's not your typical Peruvian restaurant. This place has a Michelin Star, so it is pretty good. The restaurant is beautiful and elegant. It is by the ocean, so... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We were led to the bar downstairs while waiting for the rest of the group. It was extremely noisy that we and the server had to practically shout to communicate. I ordered Cebiche Mixto but was given Cebiche Camaron instead. Either there was too much noise or I didn't holler loud enough. The Sanguchon (food truck original) was delicious and... More 

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Berkeley, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We arrived at 5PM to enjoy the view of the sunset over the Pacific. We were not disappointed. The interior is lovely, although the acoustics are not great, and the restaurant does not have tablecloths. The wine list is adequate, but the waiter brought us the wrong wine the first time. He suggested som dishes and we mostly followed his... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We keep finding our way back to La Costanera for great tapas and sunsets over the ocean. The 2nd floor dining area is great, but the best experience in my opinion is downstairs against the glass. Listening to the waves crash while sipping a glass of wine and watching the sunset here is a life moment.

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San Francisco Bay Area
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164 reviews 164 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Had dinner as a group of six. The setting right on the coast is nice depending if your here during daylight hours. Parking can be a bit of a struggle depending on how busy. This wasn't the case this evening. Our server was very pleasant and got to drinks and early appetizer orders right away. They had a few different... More 

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Boston, MA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We were a large group, always a challenge for any restaurant, the place was full on a Friday, and we arrived late. But we were happily greeted and seated immediately. The place is spacious and they gave us enough room between tables and our seatmates- you didn’t get the feeling they were exploiting the restaurant’s popularity by packing dinners in... More 

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Oakland, California, United States
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140 reviews 140 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I made reservations here for my boyfriend's birthday. We were seated near the window on the second floor, which probably has a spectacular view, but at night we couldn't see much. The ambiance of the restaurant was warm and pleasant. The service from beginning to end was also wonderful. I was expecting to have an exceptional meal since I read... More 

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Tiburon, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I have to say that I do not write bad reviews of any place but this had to be told. This spot has many memories for my wife and I from back in the days of it being one of the Chart House restaurants. When they took the place over they spent a ton of money on the inside wood... More 

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Smithtown, New York
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Everyone we spoke to in Half Moon Bay from waitress to shopkeepers highly recommended this place. Food is different and yummy. Cocktals are divine. Setting is breathtaking** Go here at sunset!

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Additional Information about La Costanera

Address: 8150 Cabrillo Highway, Montara, CA 94037
Phone Number: 6507281600
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Montara
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: South American

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