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260 Capistrano Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-4043
+1 650-726-8000
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Livermore, California
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have visited this restaurant a number of times and have been very satisfied each time we've visited. The restaurant is in the Pillar Point area of Half Moon Bay, California. Inside the restaurant, there are two stories. The top story gives the best view of the harbor and the ocean. However, on this visit, we chose to sit outside... More 

Thank brentprice_6179
Roseville, California
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104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great ocean views, but the food seemed microwaved at best. We should have left after we asked our waiter what he recommended and he said "you can't go wrong with a burger". We sent back two dishes, and the salad with my crab cake had spoiled lettuce. The ice cream with dessert was freezer burned. Needless to say we left... More 

Thank Jessica Y
Vancouver, Washington, United States
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137 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped in for dinner/happy hour to try something new. From the moment I walked in and sat at the bar, I was laughing and enjoying the wait staff - very welcoming, friendly and funny. I could tell it was a place locals come. They don't advertise their happy hour much. There is a nice selection of small plates available.... More 

Thank Cindi S
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited just to get drinks and appetizers at Flavor's bar. The bar atmosphere was Ccasual and comfortable. The appetizers were very tasty. We had both the salmon and short rib crostinis, which were very tasty. They offer the full menu at the bar as well, so if you want to see a sporting event while there, eat in the... More 

Thank Gary L
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by at Half moon bay for quick lunch on our way to Pillar Point Bluff. Service was OK. I ordered Flavor tuna salad. There were around 10 yellow spinach leaves in my salad. I was shocked! Never saw that before. Really? Yellow spinach leaves? so many? Are your vegetables fresh?

Thank smilej
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered a well done burger and it was served burnt/charred... Informed waitress and she argued that we ordered it well done and could give us a discounted price on the burger... We asked for a manager and after 15 minutes we were told by the same waitress we would not be charged. Not a good dining experience!

Thank Fred C
Half Moon Bay, California
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

This place is odd and seems to have gone through several changes in management. Each time I go there the server forgets something or gets something wrong. They seem young and untrained. The interior is nicely done (comfy chairs in the bar - my favorite part) but doesn't really take advantage of the view.

Thank Deborah W
Foster City, California
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Nice view for location - good for meeting up with our friends who live on the coast! Great wine selection.

Thank Starforman
Melksham, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We ate here as this was close to our a hotel. It was a terrible idea. We sat down during the NBA finals game and asked if i could sit here i could see a TV, so they placed us behind a wall so i couldn't see anything! The service was ok after but when the food arrived it was... More 

Thank Darren A
Half Moon Bay
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105 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Outside on the patio or inside in the bar area - there is no better deep fried calamari on the Coast (used to think it was across the street at another restaurant, but no - this is far better) Food is always tasty and the portions are huge (really, share an appetizer and main course - don't have kitchen split... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 Capistrano Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-4043
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-726-8000
We believe that reasonably priced "American Comfort Food" is a rapidly disappearing culinary cuisine in the Bay Area. We decided that we would not let that vanish. Providing a fine balance of basic tasty foods and exquisite culinary delights where comfort and creativity collide, we proudly present El Granada with our latest venture- Flavor. What is California Comfort Food? Simply put, it is an attempt to take some of the classic and not so classic comfort dishes and have our wonderful chefs add some sort of twist to them. We will always try to provide the freshest ingredients and attempt to use local and organic ingredients when possible. Devin / Francisco

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?