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Mezza Luna

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459 Prospect Way, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-4054 (Capistrano)
+1 650-728-8108
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Pacifica, California
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our family went our for my husbands birthday dinner. We have been to Mezza Luna before and it was excellent. Well what a shock this time. Wait staff was very good just wis the food was. I had seafood pasta. It was bland and tasteless. There was not enough sauce so it was also dry. Husband had pasta with sausage.... More 

Thank Susan K
Brattleboro, Vermont
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the antipasto place of marinated veggies -- the fisherman's stew was also quite yummy, but needed a bit more seasoning...

Thank CantorKate
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mezza Luna is the perfect place for an intimate dinner or a group gathering. The food is always great. We always request a table in the bar room.

Thank Alicia A
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177 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It never ceases to amaze me that every time we come to this restaurant either for family get togethers or just a great meal with my wife, we end up eating a magnificent meal no matter if we choose the special of the day or not. For this occasion we were 11 of us and we all had different choices... More 

Thank Mauro1990
Baltimore, Maryland
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent pre-holiday lunch by the sea while visiting our son. Our group of 6 shared 2 orders of the Insalata Caprese and 2 orders of the Bruschetta Campagnola, both were delicious and fresh. We then ordered 4 pizzas as they are not that large. Alla Calabrese, Prosciutto e Funghi, Pepperoni and Margherita. Each pizza was perfectly cooked with a... More 

Thank Jane S
SF Bay Area
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159 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Italian comfort food on the waterfrontront. Excellent wine selection with moderate prices. Open relaxed room.

Thank mjmbkk
Pacifica, California
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

We go here every 3-4 weeks for lunch and have always had a good experience. We sometimes share the antipasto with a mushroom and prosciutto pizza, always good. The fried calamari is the best we've had, never greasy. I love the fish soup, loaded with petrale sole, clams, octopus, calamari, shrimp all in a light tomato broth. The bread is... More 

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San Jose, California
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

We went to Mezza Luna on a busy Saturday night. The staff was friendly and efficient. We had the antipasto Italiano to start with and loved the variety of roasted and fresh vegetables. For entrees we had the duck and calamari steak, both of which were delicious. The calamari steak was especially tender and fresh. The prices are moderate, and... More 

Thank Lyn J
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been going here for years. When we moved to San Francisco we tried to find something closer, but no luck. Together with the fantastic food and wonderful staff, parking is a breeze. Will continue to keep coming back.

Thank mom_sf24
Columbus, Ohio
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to SFO. The lasagna was excellent, the margaritas were super and the tiramisu incredible. A nice choice for a meal.

Thank w9pmz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $40
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 459 Prospect Way, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-4054
  • Public Transportation: Samtrans
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-728-8108
Mezzaluna Restaurant is located in the historic Princeton Landing building (which was built in 1908). The harbor town of Princeton By The Sea is located 20 miles south of San Francisco. In this scenic area of Half Moon Bay, which overlooks the Pacific Ocean, you can experience breathtaking coastal views and marvel at the giants waves of Mavericks surf spot.

We provide nothing but the highest quality of meat, fish, produce, pasta and local fresh ingredients. Mezzaluna is continually awarded as Best Restaurant on the Coast and Best Customer Service. In 2012, Mezza Luna was awarded "Favorite Italian Restaurant" and in 2013 awarded "Favorite Overall Restaurant" and "Favorite Italian Restaurant" by the coastside community and the readers of the Half Moon Bay Review. In 2014 Mezza Luna was awarded by Open Table the "Dinners Choice Award". But it doesn't take an award to prove the quality and consistency of the great food, service and wine... You must experience it for yourself.

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