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Moss Beach Distillery Restaurant

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140 Beach Way, Moss Beach, CA 94038-9737 (Ocean Street)
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Sonoma County CA
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A chance stop while driving down the coast, and what a fun find! After reading the historical marker on the front of the building (prohibition-era speakeasy) we followed the 'dogs welcome' sign to a back patio where we joined other travellers with dogs. Since it was a weekday morning we had to go inside and upstairs to the bar to... More 

Thank bordercollie21
Hawthorne, New Jersey
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I really loved visiting this distillery. The history behind it is so interesting and the staff were friendly and loved giving details about the building. The food was phenomenal as well!

Thank Lmt73
Ventura, California
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65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The views are incredible! The food was terrible! We ordered salads and you could see and smell the rotten lettuce....really? The service was below average as well. So if you want a really nice view, go for it and try something COOKED, not what is supposed to be fresh!

Thank Dez13
San Francisco, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Brought my significant other here for a nice dinner at sunset and this place did not disappoint. We ordered drinks and Fried Calamari to start just before sunset. As the sun sets, the staff rolls up the shades so that everyone can enjoy the sunset. The staff is friendly and there is plenty of parking. The food is pretty good... More 

Thank TheBSharps
Lancaster, Ohio
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Food was very good and view was wonderful. We enjoyed the brunch. The staff was very warm and welcoming and the ambiance was quaint, thank you!

Thank Tammy043
Vancouver, Washington, United States
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137 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've driven by the sign many times as I've been in the area for business. Stopped in for the first time tonight and was not disappointed. Oysters were sweet and plump, pulled pork tacos delicious and filling. I like extra spicy so if you do too, ask for hot sauce. Mel at the bar was awesome. She made me feel... More 

Thank Cindi S
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I split the crab cakes which were wonderful and the sea food quesadilla which had prawns and crab. The meal was very tasteful and loved the variety of food. You can't beat the view of the ocean.

Thank 991lisar
Pacifica, California
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hadn't been here in years because the food was always pretty bad. Our friends from the South Bay suggested it and based on recent TA reviews, we thought we'd give it another try. So, four of us went for lunch. We made reservations on Open Table, tried for 12:30 but there were no openings, earliest was 12:45. We showed... More 

Thank DNDee
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure to tell of your celebration (birthday, anniversary) when you make a reservation. All tables in any of the rooms are good, sunsets are beautiful. Food and service excellent. Patio dining is dog friendly. Lots of history and great place to celebrate.

Thank frantic2
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505 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I agree with everyone else.....the view is spectacular and this is a relaxing place to have a cocktail especially with your dog at your side! Food is on the high side, especially the kids menu. Still worth a visit!

Thank pgrey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $35
Seafood, American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Beach Way, Moss Beach, CA 94038-9737
    (Ocean Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Moss Beach
  • Phone Number: 16507285595

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