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Moonstone Grill

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100 Moonstone Beach Rd, Trinidad, CA 95570-9619
707-677-1616
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 43
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  • 38
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Beautiful setting

The setting of this restaurant is spectacular, right on the beach in far Northern California. The food is excellent and service is good.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
rjb5224
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Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
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Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The setting of this restaurant is spectacular, right on the beach in far Northern California. The food is excellent and service is good.

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Eureka, California
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

My friend and I went for a celebratory dinner. We started with the beet tower appetizer that was so good. I had the seafood chowder & coconut encrusted halibut, and my friend had the house salad and baked chicken. Everything was delicious. The service was delightful and the view was incredible!

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Oakland, California
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The view is one of the best you'll find anywhere. Most places w/ a view get by on so-so food but not Moonstone. Their seafood dishes are cooked to perfection and seasoned to enhance the natural flavors. We all enjoyed the fresh, local food prepared in a non-fussy way. It's our new go-to place when we're up on the North... More 

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Allegan, Michigan
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Everything we had was amazing and a cut above all the other restaurants we ate at during our trip to Humboldt. Very classy. I would suggest making reservations for a table with the best view of the ocean; we did not make reservations as we just came from the beach and decided to stop. They had one table in the... More 

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Redding, California
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85 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We hadn't been here since it was the old Merryman's many years ago, so we were a little reluctant about returning. Am happy to say that the new owners have more than maintained the reputation of that historic old establishment. The food was great, the staff was outstanding and the views are still mesmerizing. We will be going back. Maybe... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Small and busy; great place to take a break; good food and drinks. Clean restrooms. Very nice employees.

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Brookings, Oregon
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80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This is located on a very bad road just off highway 101. Fantastic location!!! Excellent window coverage to enjoy fantastic views of the ocean. The menu is diverse including several daily specials. This is Gourmet!!!

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Venice Italy
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

OK the first thing you notice when you get here is the view. A breathtaking panorama of the Humboldt coast, with no obstructions. A perfect sunset view. If you're lucky, you can get the northwest corner table for two, with windows on two sides. Stop and stare. We stopped at the bar first, and the bartender is a magician. We... More 

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redding,ca
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

View great; service was good; food lacked flavor, possibly seasonings. Prices for quality of food and selection on menu very overpriced. Very noisy. A salad and/or soup was not included, and had to be bought separately.

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Arcata, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Secure a table for sunset, always spectacular, and the service is excellent. If duck is on the menu, it's some of the best I've had. Best martini on the NorCal coast.

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Address: 100 Moonstone Beach Rd, Trinidad, CA 95570-9619
Phone Number: 707-677-1616
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Trinidad
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 Moonstone Beach Rd, Trinidad, CA 95570-9619
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Trinidad
  • Phone Number: 707-677-1616

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients

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