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Moss Beach Distillery Restaurant

140 Beach Way, Moss Beach, CA 94038-9737
+1 650-728-5595
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (23 reviews)
“sliders” (29 reviews)
“crab cakes” (28 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 20:00All hours
Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
140 Beach Way, Moss Beach, CA 94038-9737
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Reviewed yesterday

On the suggestion by a friend we went here. Great food and a nice brunch. The view is wonderful, too. We had the salmon benedict. It hit the spot. Definitely make reservations.

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We check out the Moss Beach Distillery mostly because they are dog friendly and have a view. The view was nice but they have a lot of shrubs along the edge of the patio railing which takes away a lot of the view. I think...More

Thank Lynn5065
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the place as it has a great fireplace by the beach and is worth it a stop for sure. The food isnt cheap but they have good sea food (mostly fried).

Thank tmuc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We would never had known about it without a local pointing it out. Use your GPS to navigate. Plenty of parking. We were there for lunch and arrived at 11:30 and just beat the rush. The place has a great deal of capacity if the...More

Thank Pixelpanderer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like a lot of restaurants set with beautiful views, the Moss Beach Distillery gets away with just ok food and service. We were there on a beautiful, sunny day in late December, with crowds filling the tables on the outdoor deck, many -- like ourselves...More

Thank MBA60302
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here Christmas eve. The staff was pleasant and the food was good. We especially enjoyed the view and the patio. A great place to relax and enjoy a gorgeous view.

Thank Sandy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great historical building with awesome views. It was a bit cold for us to sit outside, but they have great outdoor dining also. Service was very good, and the food was great:)

Thank SB1114
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Great historical place to celebrate life! One of the best places to watch the sunset and enjoy your well- prepared meal. Great local fish dishes, pastas and meats.

Thank Victoria W
Reviewed 26 November 2017

My wife and I went here for a late lunch and absolutely loved it! She had the grilled chicken sandwich with fries and I had the Seafood Quesadilla. She said hers was very good and I have to say mine was outstanding! It's a little...More

Thank bobbie277
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We came upon this restaurant by accident while exploring Highway 1. What a lucky find! Built in 1927 and carrying a long history including their Ghost, 'The Blue Lady, this restaurant has lots of personality. Its location is perfect right on the Ocean with panoramic...More

Thank BPutt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
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
  • E-mail
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