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La Costanera

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8150 Cabrillo Highway, Montara, CA 94037
+1 650-728-1600
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“cebiche” (19 reviews)
“ceviche” (26 reviews)
“beef heart” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
8150 Cabrillo Highway, Montara, CA 94037
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1 - 10 of 263 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The restaurant offers a panoramic view of the ocean, superb ceviche, and delicious fish dishes. The space is casual and well designed to make the most of the view. The only down side is that it can be a bit noisy when large groups are...More

Thank Solerics
Reviewed 4 days ago

We love this place so much we got married here a few years ago! We try to come back every year on our anniversary, and a few times besides that during the year. The food is always perfect, the views are amazing, the drinks are...More

Thank Janeen M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very foofey sauces and rich tasting. No air-conditioning and felt like a greenhouse with the setting sun. Waiter was constantly rushing us and not very responsive. Very noisy. Definitely expected more based on the recommendation of concierge from hotel.

Thank erjohnson22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I gave this restaurant three stars mainly because the sun setting practically ruined the dinner! I know, I know, you are thinking “how can a sunset ruin a dinner?” Well, the gorgeous view is separated by a glass and the glass intensified the heat causing...More

Thank jacobcodysmom
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely evening at this restaurant, delicious food, a sumptuous banquet enjoyed by all those who were at the dinner and a superb caring server Nick! A fabulous way to mark a seventieth birthday!

Thank Bindu D
Reviewed May 5, 2018

Very noisy, tight seating, my chair legs were uneven so wobbly sitting and waiting waiting for service. We finally chose to leave before anyone even brought water.

Thank Hollis444
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Situated on Montara State Beach along Highway 1, La Costanera affords great views of the Pacific Ocean. However, the real show comes from the kitchen and the expertly-prepared Peruvian flavors. On this night, we shared a tuna cebiche and a small plate of camarones al...More

Thank mcgowan06
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Underwhelming. Here you definitely pay for the view. But the dining room on a nice clear sunny day is well over 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Wait staff and customers were miserable. Outside air temperature was in the upper 50s lower 60s. Pailla was Bland. After squeezing...More

Thank 7,268
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

It was an amazing dinner I will definitely return. Octopus appetizer was spectacular and the salmon entree was spot-on

Thank unplannedAdventure
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stop by around happy hour time thought it would be a nice place to have a drink before continuing to half-moon bay and checking into our hotel. The sunset from the parking lot was wonderful however there was no seating in...More

Thank Scott S
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Janice P
June 27, 2015|
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Response from Steveroo | Reviewed this property |
Casual to fancy - but not shorts - lovely place!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$31 - $50
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8150 Cabrillo Highway, Montara, CA 94037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Montara
  • Phone Number: +1 650-728-1600
  • E-mail
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