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Miramar Beach Restaurant and Bar

131 Mirada Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-5340
+1 650-726-9053
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (27 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
131 Mirada Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-5340
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1 - 10 of 516 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Incredible ocean views. Blue burger, fries, salad and very yummy seafood chowder. Our waiter was really great, very attentive. Again view way too cool.

Thank desro35
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Big group (8) of us went and enjoyed lunch. Book a table and avoid prime time as parking can be tough.

Thank CTPreview
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always come to this restaurant for seafood chowder when we are in Half Moon Bay! We have even purchased it to take home with us! It is absolutely delicious! The last time we were here we were seated next to a very noisy bunch...More

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant itself had very friendly staff, big space, great views. The menu itself was odd - was expecting more seafood options. Happy hour is only in the lounge which kind of sucked. Its also quite expensive.

Thank Ihearthoward
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Not as good as people say it is! Service was terrible. They pretty much forgot us. Food wasn’t all that. The view was beautiful. We were sat outside but there were heaters and the weather was actually really nice! We were able to see the...More

Thank JayDee921
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant, right on the beach, great view of sunset, good selection on the menu, for the most part reasonably priced.

Thank eugene n
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We ate dinner here while staying at the Landis Shores Oceanfront Inn next door. The menu is extensive and varied, and our food was very good. Service was very friendly. There is indoor and outdoor seating; a lot of the outdoor seating has a nice...More

Thank Lin0515
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Thursdays they have a $20 fixed price item. When we went it was a Capri salad, a Parmesan cheese crusted scallops on scalloped potatoes, with Pumpkin Gelato for dessert. We also decided to order two appetizers. Our server came and put our two appetizers down...More

Thank RexGermanorium
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Nestled between Half Moon Bay and Santa Cruz this is the perfect lunch spot. Right on the beach and you can watch the water and the food was excellent too. We ate seafood chowder followed by a lobster roll and Mahi Mahi tacos. All washed...More

Thank Claire A
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I love this place and it is a favorite family destination for us. We really enjoy the Mother's day brunch, but it's also a solid choice for other times. I recommend the seafood as well as the steak au poivre. The views are stunning!

Thank chantalo764
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Mirada Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-5340
    (Magellan)
  • Public Transportation: Highway 1 and Medio
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-726-9053
  • E-mail
Description
The Historic Miramar Beach Restaurant & Bar has a long and colorful history going back more than 70 years. It was originally designed and built as a Prohibition speakeasy to serve the liquor smuggled into the Bay Area through a drop off point on Miramar Beach. We have kept the historical ambiance and decor of the 1920s including an incomparable collection of photos from the era. With only a frontage road between us and the beautiful Pacific Ocean, we have the number one view and sunset on the Coast side.
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