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Half Moon Bay Brewing Company

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390 Capistrano Avenue, Half Moon Bay, CA 94018 (Hwy. 1)
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Many times the well located restaurants deliver great views but mediocre food. Half Moon Bay is an great exception - warm welcoming service, the beer menu is superb, the see food dishes - tuna and calamari - among the best and the burgers for our two teenagers went down with a smile. Enjoy.

Thank GoodLifeStockholm
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ordered fried calamari, clam chowder, cobb salad with lobster meat and fish and chips. Everything was delicious. Service was great and the craft beer wonderful. We sat inside by a bay window so we could enjoy the views of the sailboats outside.

Thank evelyn s
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant offered both indoor and patio dining. Good food friendly service and great bay view from patio. At 58 degrees the patio offers fire pits to warm up with. Definitely layer clothing bring a jacket and wear pants.

Thank Litebeam58
Santa Cruz, California
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91 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a dark and foggy night as we made our way south from San Francisco, Half Moon Bay our destination. Their website says they close at 8:30 so we were concerned about traffic and late arrival. Our party of three was seated within 10 minutes and the bar was still jumping when we left. An interesting beer and ale... More 

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41 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited this restaurant for a late lunch. If your looking for polish, this is not it. Very casual atmosphere. We choose the rustic brick patio and enjoyed the view is the marina at Half Moon Bay. The patio was busy with people enjoying the view. It was a beautiful day. The employees were friendly. Our table,... More 

Thank momq58
Saint Peters, MO
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quick lunch stop on a beautiful sunny day. Ate outdoors which was perfect. Plenty of dogs sitting around to entertain us. Food was great. Fish and chips was an ample portion. Loved the deep fried artichokes! Will be back!

Thank MartaSaintPeters_MO
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped to stretch & grab a bite to eat. Crowded with friendly staff & good food. Burger was good, waitress nice & took care of everything I needed. This would be a great place if staying in the area.

Thank Dee W
San Carlos, California
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252 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing better than beer battered artichoke hearts, even if you cant taste the artichoke, A food sized portion (enough for two) and a beer go just right.

Thank Larry v
San Francisco, California
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189 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've had brunch at HMBBC several times and every time, we had our dogs with us. The staff have always been very accommodating and always super nice to make sure we are seated where most of the other dog owners are also dining in. Keep in mind not everyone likes dogs so it's important to keep your eyes on your... More 

Thank Edwin R
Winter Garden, Florida
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181 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The four of us stopped here at around 6 p.m. on a Sunday and the restaurant was very crowded. But, we were seated within 10 minutes on the inside near a window. Our server was very knowledgeable about all the beer selections. We tried 5 different tastes. The taste is $2.00 and you can choose which ones you would like... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $25
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 390 Capistrano Avenue, Half Moon Bay, CA 94018
    (Hwy. 1)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: 16507282739
Half Moon Bay Brewing Company is a warm oceanfront restaurant and brew pub at Pillar Point Harbor in Princeton-by-the-Sea Calif., four miles north of Half Moon Bay and 30 miles south of San Francisco.

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