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Half Moon Bay Brewing Company

390 Capistrano Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-4061
+1 650-728-2739
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (67 reviews)
“crab roll” (9 reviews)
“burger” (43 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:30 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
390 Capistrano Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-4061
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1 - 10 of 730 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit to Half Moon Brewing. Tasty fish dishes served with love by a friendly staff. Live music in the bar area.

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for an early dinner Visually unimpressive, dirty floors with papers all over the floor,in the middle of our meal some employee came by with a sweeper,swept the open areas made no effort to clean under unoccupied tables.most windows dirty,and fish tank was discusting.my...More

Thank Gary L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The only way to go here is their specialty which is the Dungeness crab rolls. They are delicious! Top that with a very well made cocktail made to your specifications and you have the perfect meal. Bartender and waitress, very good! Outdoor seating was perfect...More

Thank Lynne N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to stop for launch and have a happy hour beer. They brew their own beers so it was great to enjoy a nice afternoon drink. Try the Calf-eine Coffee Milk Stout!!! Great patio area also with a view of sale boats right near...More

Thank MimiWahinee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was delicious. Service was good! Only complaint is we asked to sit seaside and were told no. There was seating available and all tables were full within a few minutes. My only visit to the area in many years and I found them not...More

Thank Mery C
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Half Moon Bay has become a very popular weekend jaunt and the restaurants are Jamed any time around noon on a weekend. We lucked out with an outside garden table, wonderful server, and awesome fish tacos and fish and chips. Fun place, and yet needs...More

Thank 11jeannie57
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Definitely a pub. With a wide range of beer from their brewery, more fish options than usual and a nice selection of desserts this is a place to head for in Half Moon Bay. They also had seating on the patio with fire pits and...More

Thank blbl0ng
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Delicious food and great beer choices...wine too...friendly staff and helpful with suggestions ...outdoor and indoor dining areas...outdoor has fireplaces and overhead heaters for chilly nights...Fun music and dancing as well.

Thank sanmiguelsandy
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This is a nice place in Half Moon Bay. Above average pub food. It is a very relaxed atmosphere with good service.

Thank mbhill62
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Well, this is a place for being out in the sun enjoying the weather or being cozy in the inside! Great selections of beverages and food. I would say one of the best clam chowders around. And the artichoke appetizers... worth it for a crowd...More

Thank Nancy E
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10 January 2018|
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Response from PadoukDesign | Reviewed this property |
It may be best to contact them directly. There is no real winter in this area, however. Number: +1 650-728-2739 There is also a contact form on their website.
24 May 2015|
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Response from Margrau | Reviewed this property |
There is a hotel next to it, but I can't recall its name. We visited twice but stayed in Pacifica.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 390 Capistrano Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-4061
    (Hwy. 1)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-728-2739
Half Moon Bay Brewing Company is a warm oceanfront restaurant and brew pub at Pillar Point Harbor in Princeton-by-the-Sea Calif., four miles north of Half Moon Bay and 30 miles south of San Francisco.
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