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Flying Fish Grill

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$$ - $$$
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211 San Mateo Rd, Postal addr: 99 San Mateo Road Suite D, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1707
+1 650-712-1125
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Tallahassee, Florida
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A standard setting. Excellent service. Super fresh seafood cooked to perfection. The Clipper Combo comes with salad and bread. The entree has lightly battered fried of cod, large shrimp, scallop, calamari. Very generous portion. The Seafood Corn Tacos has a perfect taste with mango salsa, shredded lettuce, and guacamole.

Thank alwin20152015
Orchard Park, New York
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

My wife and I stopped at this quaint restaurant for lunch. We had the magnificent crabby cheesy bread, crab & corn chowder, crab cakes, the crab louie salad, and a scallop taco. Our server Teresa was very helpful and attentive. All of the seafood was fresh and of good quality. The taco had two very generous sized scallops. The prices... More 

Thank AMinnieDriver
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135 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

Fresh cod/prawns with nice mildly spicy sauce and fixings, cooked just right. Service is relaxed but so should you be in an unpretentious and pleasant setting.

Thank tresdar
Sedro Woolley, Washington
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Good service, great food. I had the cioppino. it was delicious. my wife had the scrimp salad. she says it was great.

Thank John V
Sacramento, California
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

This restaurant has a fun, funky atmosphere. The food was good and had good pricing for what you got as the portions were very generous. It also had an extensive menu. Our server was excellent and very pleasant! The pricing was good for families. Because the above qualities, we said it was a place we would return to!

Thank Phyllis B
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

I went with friends to have dinner. Nothing special. The food is not very good quality-price relationship. The waiters were nice and the place is well located.

Thank Nuria M
State College, Pennsylvania
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131 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

We stopped here for lunch on a drive from Monterey to San Francisco. Not too far off the main highway. We had fish tacos, they have about 6 or 7 kinds. Well prepared, fresh and tasty. Definitely worth a stop.

Thank Radio9phs
Half Moon Bay, California
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

This location gets thousands of drive-bye per day. Everyone sees it. It looks lust like a coffee shop on the outside. Don't let that fool you. They have quality fresh fish. They make great fish tacos, fish topped salads and even a good special. I get seared Ahi, Salmon and Mahi the most. The bar is comfy. The people are... More 

Thank jjtravels2015
Sunnyvale, California
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363 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

What a delightful little spot! Great seafood, amazing margaritas and good prices to boot! We had the spicy Margarita which is a classic Margarita with Jalapenos in it, what a great twist! The Crabby Cheesy bread is as good as they say. Among us all we had the brioche burger with mushrooms, onions, bacon and cheese. Yum! The Grilled prawn... More 

Thank ohdonnaoh
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Don't let the location or average exterior deter you. The fish and chips on the crab melt were delicious. We will definitely dine here again.

Thank JoyBClayton

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 San Mateo Rd, Postal addr: 99 San Mateo Road Suite D, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1707
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-712-1125

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?