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Navio

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1 Miramontes Point Rd, The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 (Highway 1)
+1 650-712-7000
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Closed
Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Fri 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off, The Santa for the brunch was legit. Really great, and he spent time with all of the kids. Great job by that dude. We had a later seating (2:30 pm) but everything was still full, and the full menu was available and ample. The variety was immense. The food was pretty good to great. Just a little of... More 

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Thank Steven J
Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at Navio, responded to this review

Dear Steven J, We are delighted that you were able to join us for our memorable Christmas Brunch. The diverse culinary selections and exceptional service allow for a truly unique seasonal experience. However, we are concerned that you felt our seating arrangement was less than satisfactory. If you find that any aspect of our hotel does not meet your standards,... More 

Martinez, California
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner at Navio was perfect for celebrating our 21st anniversary. Although others were dressed casually, it was nice to dress up a bit without feeling out of place. Our server, Adrian, was very attentive and provided the expert service we expected. From surprise amuse-bouche to appetizer to entree to dessert, everything was truly divine.

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Thank IrisPleasantHill
Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at Navio, responded to this review

Dear IrisPleasantHill, Congratulations on your recent anniversary! With its exceptional seafood dishes and locally inspired décor, Navio provides the perfect setting for a romantic getaway with your closest companion. We are pleased that you chose to spend such a special celebration with us and look forward to creating many more memories with you in the future. Sincerely, The Ladies and... More 

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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

We ate breakfast here on a Saturday morning as we were staying at the hotel. We hadn't planned on ordering the buffet but when we compared the pricing of a la carte to the buffet we went for it. We were pleasantly surprised. I was impressed with the quality of the food. Buffets often don't look that appetizing. The fruit... More 

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Thank Michelleseesit
Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at Navio, responded to this review

Dear Michelleseesit, We appreciate your kind words. It is comforting to hear that you were impressed by the offerings at Navio. Our chefs artfully combine the subtle flavors of the sea with the approachable flavors of the coast in a California-inspired setting. It was a pleasure serving you and we hope to see you again in the near future. Sincerely,... More 

Columbus, Ohio, United States
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72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We were celebrating a major birthday and wedding anniversary. The staff in Navio made us forget (at least for a short while) our poor experience with the property. They made the evening very special from beginning to end. Great food and even better service.

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Thank Mitchel L
Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at Navio, responded to this review

Dear Mitchel L, Congratulations on the wedding anniversary! We appreciate your kind words and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the excellent service at Navio. The exceptional seafood and comfortable California-inspired design allow for a truly memorable experience. Thank you for joining us for such a special occasion. Sincerely, The Ladies and Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay More 

Southern California
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100 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

The breakfast buffet was absolutely amazing. The quality and selection was fabulous. The danish selection was impressive with my favorite being a fig danish. The $39 price was the best value for a buffet of this quality. The staff was also extremely helpful and accommodating. Don't miss breakfast at Navio while staying at The Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay.

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Thank Mommy2mygirlies
Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at Navio, responded to this review

Dear Mommy2mygirlies, Thank you for your lovely review. With our enticing spread and excellent service, it is pleasing to know that your experience at Navio was an especially memorable aspect of your stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay. We would be honored to welcome you back for another inspiring meal in the future. Sincerely, The Ladies and Gentlemen of... More 

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45 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Beautiful location, restaurant inside the Ritz Carlton by the ocean. Watch the sunset while dining. Great food! Especially love their brioche bread, it can be addictive. Service great. Their margarita is a disappointment. Very pricey.

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Thank i-Lagalag
Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at Navio, responded to this review

Dear Allaban, We are grateful for your review. It is lovely to hear you enjoyed an exquisite meal with outstanding service as you watched the sun set into the ocean waves. We regret you were not impressed with your margarita but appreciate your feedback. Should an item on our menu fall below your expectations, we would be pleased to provide... More 

Houston, Texas
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

We had the most amazing meal prepared as a birthday feast for my "sister" and I, who share September as a birthday month. WOW. Chef Michael and his team put together a meal that none of us will soon forget and it was so kind of them to offer us the use of the private dining room for our celebratory... More 

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Thank BaileyandBella
Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at Navio, responded to this review

Dear BaileyandBella, First and foremost, happy birthday! We are delighted your celebratory meal by Chef Michael was simply unforgettable. It has been an honor to serve you and we hope your travels bring you back to Navio in the near future. Sincerely, The Ladies and Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay More 

San Francisco, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic brunch buffet! Seafood, prime rib, sushi, eggs Benedict, caviar ... You name it they have it. Service was excellent as you would expect at the Ritz. Beautiful location right on the coast with views of the pacific.

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Thank Vickie D
Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at Navio, responded to this review

Dear Vickie D, We are thrilled you joined us for the enticing spread at our brunch. It sounds as though you had the opportunity to sample many of our offering and we are pleased to hear it. We hope your travels return you for another memorable dining experience in Half Moon Bay. Sincerely, The Ladies and Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton,... More 

Greenville, SC
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

As our hostess said right out loud in front of the wait staff, "order starters, the portions of the entrees are so small you'll need something else to eat." The wait staff is stuffy. It's a lot of effort for them to fill your glass and to come back to see how things are going. I'm sorry, with excellent restaurants... More 

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1 Thank Ed R
Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at Navio, responded to this review

Dear Ed R, We appreciate you bringing this matter to our attention. While we are pleased you were impressed with our oceanfront atmosphere, is truly disappointing to hear that the level of service you encountered was not up to your standards, nor our own. At your earliest convenience, we invite you to contact us at 650-712-7001 to discuss your experience... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Bad service, cold food, and a total disappointment. Since we sat down, water was not offered, my order was wrong, the food overly presented and under seasoned. Take a short drive to SF downtown and learn how your sister property does it right. We will never be back again.

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Thank John W
Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at Navio, responded to this review

Dear John W, We appreciate you taking a moment to share your review. We regret your experience at Navio did not reflect our standard of excellence. Should your order arrive incorrectly we would hope to have the chance to correct it on the spot. We strive to provide each guest with enticing flavors and exceptional service from the moment they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Miramontes Point Rd, The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
    (Highway 1)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-712-7000
Description
California Coastal Crusine

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