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3-Zero Cafe

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9850 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-5208
+1 650-728-1411
08:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 15:00
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Burlingame, California
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299 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Have heard a lot about this place and finally tried it for late Sunday brunch. Small and historically decorated. Seating is limited, but there is some outside space near runway as well. There is a sign posted about wait time to be seated and wait time to get food. Service was great, as is their coffee. Smoked salmon scramble was... More 

Thank travelagentreplies
Moss Beach, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is one of the best places for breakfast! Some plates are big enough to be shared! Great egg dishes, coffee and great wait staff.

Thank tina1649
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Had crab Benedict and loved it. Hubby had the Farmers platter and it was good and spicy. Nice waitress and lots of memorabilia on the walls.

Thank Ava W
Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I was told by a friend that if I was going to Palo Alto, I must take the drive to 3-Zero Cafe in Half Moon Bay.. I am so glad that I did. The food was fantastic, the service was great and the owner took the time to walk around and talk to people. Bit of a line up but... More 

Thank 701charlene11
Walnut Creek, CA
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We visited on a mid-morning on a weekday. On the good side, the breakfast was very very good & sizeable. The servers were very friendly. However, the wait between for our order after placed was at least 20 minutes. The restaurant was only moderately busy. A very low key environment, however we were not impressed with the cleanliness (e.g., coffee... More 

1 Thank enso-circle
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Good breakfasts; fair prices, decent service. Fun airplane decor. Good outdoor area right on the airport. Lunch menu good as well.

Thank Gregory H
Half Moon Bay, California
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Nice enough place. Decent food, good portions. Nothing that will blow your socks off but satisfying. Sometimes long waits are coupled with slow service but not the worst I've been exposed to. Staff is polite.

Thank CVB1776
Saratoga, CA
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201 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

The first thing I noticed was all of the airplane memorabilia hanging in literally ever possible space throughout the cafe. That alone is worth the price of admission - once. Note this is also called the 30 cafe in some reviews. I imagine its called the 3 xero becasue of the alignment of the runway - but who knows. We... More 

Thank Mithra
Bay area
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The most bang for your buck and great food to boot. If you go there on a Saturday or Sunday and the weather is nice to have a nice outdoor patio you can watch the airplanes landing and taking off. Friendly staff and good service once you get seated

Thank Matthew J
Rainbow, CA
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Heard about this restaurant and had to take the drive to Half Moon Bay to check it out. I had my usual fare, Huevos Rancheros, and it was fabulous. The eggs were perfectly cooked and while I prefer my corn tortillas with a bit of a crunch, these were not but I ate every bite. The beans, rice and salsa... More 

Thank wwubbly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9850 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-5208
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-728-1411

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