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Moss Beach Distillery Restaurant

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140 Beach Way, Moss Beach, CA 94038-9737 (Ocean Street)
+1 650-728-5595
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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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Mountain View, California
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting location. The restaurant is in a residential area, a bit hard to find. It took a little bit longer than expected for the food in terms of wait. But the wait was worth it. I had the Alfredo with filet mignon and skirt stead with mushroom and it was great and with generous portion. My wife had the Fish... More 

Thank catsladder
Plesant Prairie, WI
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132 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We perhaps had high expectations for this place -- a former speakeasy fronting the ocean with a great view and interesting history (including being haunted). Perfect place for a husband and wife to have a lunch or dinner or even a family (saw quite a few there). The service was good and attentive. A bit disappointing was the food quality.... More 

Thank 6530bx4
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe the view might be worth it during the daytime but at night, when you see nothing at a window table, it's a definite pass in my opinion. The food is not good. When asked about the stuffed ravioli, we were told it came from a box. Yep. That's about the quality of food here. My sliders were overdone, the... More 

Thank ihavetwins
Gilroy, California
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141 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here after a great day exploring the coast. I had the panko crusted sole and my girlfriend had a salad with grilled salmon. Both were delicious. Service was good and friendly. I would gladly go back again.

Thank Chip144
Montara, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live near here. I like the food, views and watching sporting events. The fire pit area has heavy blankets to fend off the chill for evening entertainment; and is very dog friendly.

Thank joelcolletti
Manteca, California
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360 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate out on the Patio. We had to go upstairs to get a menu and order at the bar, but they brought the food down to us. We had to carry our drinks down the stairs ourselves though. The view is nice, the patio sets above the ocean and you can eat out there and watch the waves. They... More 

Thank Sally J
Mammoth Lakes, California
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Great location and view. Sits above the coastline. Service was quick and attentive. Food was below average. My husband had French onion soup that he said was good but his Caesar salad had weak dressing. It was like it was watered down. I had a cup of clam chowder, very thick but average taste. My crab cakes had absolutely no... More 

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San Francisco, California
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145 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Stopped by for a late lunch/early dinner and couple drinks. Very nice atmosphere, outside patio overlooking ocean. You can see whales swimming by. Available fire pits and blankets when it gets colder.

Thank Lucyan
Grand Island, Nebraska
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

We were traveling down the Pacific Coast highway when I saw the sign for the restaurant. Traveled in a bit and came upon the Distillery. It was just what we were looking for on out PCH adventure as the table we got overlooked the ocean! They had a brunch special with all the champagne you could drink, think it was... More 

Thank tocman
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

Awesome dinner and a view of the ocean and sunset high above the beach! Terrific service and fun atmosphere! Try the yellowtail tuna dinner medium rare!!! Outstanding! Then take a walk outside and enjoy the tables outside and the gas fire pits! Pet friendly and just a great place! Highly recommend!

Thank Mark W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic, Scenic view
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: +1 650-728-5595

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