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Cetrella Bistro and Cafe - CLOSED

845 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-2117
+1 650-726-4090
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“steak frites” (2 reviews)
“oysters” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
845 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-2117
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Reviewed November 1, 2015

Great food and service. The owner was there and took great care of us, a large dinner party of 60 or so. Everyone was impressed by the good food and he got us some really good French champaigne at a fair price.

1  Thank Highender2015
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Go to Cetrella for delicious food and great service. To add to this excellent experience go there when Deborah Winters is singing. Reserve a table in the bar and enjoy one of the great jazz singers around, with a repertoire of oldies and classics put...More

Thank TxRose75
Reviewed August 7, 2015

great food. Good service. We had some oysters and pea ravioli. The ravioli was excellent. Nice dining areas.

Thank eric95014
Reviewed July 20, 2015

Our B&B recommended it, just down the street so we cancelled another booking and tried it. All three of us were thrilled by our dishes. The flavors were clean and delicate. The service was excellent.

1  Thank Morton42
Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Quiet little restaurant just outside of town on Main Street. The smoked octopus appetizer was spectacular. The cheeses are very fresh and tasty!!! The owner has a very watchful eye over the servers. Very very good service

1  Thank Jeffrey R
Reviewed May 12, 2015

We arrived early but the place filled quickly. The owner is very involved and the food was delicious. Unique dishes and nice combinations. They are opening a new restaurant in downtown Los Altos and we can't wait...due in June 2015 at the corner of First...More

Thank OwenHall2012
Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

Mothers Day get away for my wife. Very romantic, clean and great atmosphere. Staff was very friendly and owner greets you when you arrive. Food is outstanding.

Thank Joseph N
Reviewed April 19, 2015

When we decide to head to the coast, we always make a point to dine at Cetrellas.. The wait staff is great, atomsphere is perfect. They usualy have a great live music in the bar. WE alwya ask for the special, fresh fish, local produce.....More

Thank torin k
Reviewed April 6, 2015

We have our family Easter brunch here along with celebration of my son's birthday. The restaurant is located away from the main business section and a very interesting transformation from a warehouse to the current building. We sat right near the fireplace which was wonderful...More

Thank LakeviewMan
Reviewed February 22, 2015

We are out-of-towners, and went for husband's birthday. We hadn't been for a couple of years and were really looking forward to it. The restaurant was very pretty with good atmosphere. The fritto misto appetizer was wonderful, but that's where the excellent food ended. Husband's...More

1  Thank shar100
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$31 - $80
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 845 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-2117
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-726-4090
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