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The Conservatory

1 Miramontes Point Road, The Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
+1 650-712-7000
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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1 Miramontes Point Road, The Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been eating here for the past 15 years and have found the restaurant to be a lively and buzzy place for a casual dinner. The food is beautifully cooked and presented and the menu promises a local farm-to-fork concept. Positives: Location, view, husband...More

Thank CaliLondonFoodie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful greenery and views. Wonderful cocktails and food. Great desserts -- the basket of cookies was my favorite.

Thank Travelingbear1000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had chowder, salad and pasta for lunch while we waited for check-in. We said we would share and dishes were served in two halved portions, which was very convenient for us. Everything was pretty good, but chowder was not hot enough. Fettucini with eggplant...More

Thank eunhwan
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Setting, service and food quality were all very good. I stayed at the hotel and would recommend this restaurant to others. The service was not rushed. I dined alone and my total was $100 for salad, fish course, glass of wine, dessert and coffee. On...More

Thank tlh02
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Our server was truly obnoxious. I don't need that at any time, let alone in a classy hotel. Food was so so, certainly not worth the money, and wine prices were more than obscene.More

Thank Chipperbunny
Ritz-CarltonHMB, Manager at The Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Dear Chipperbunny, Thank you for being our guest at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay and for taking the time to provide us your important feedback. We were very disappointed to learn about the poor service and unsatisfactory dining you experienced. It is our goal each...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017

A friend was visiting from Los Angeles for her birthday and had heard that the Ritz/Half Moon Bay was a must see. Since I recently relocated to San Mateo, it was my first time there too. Of course, the view was spectacular. After spending some...More

Thank T H
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We came here to catch some cool breeze and lunch at the Conservatory at the Ritz. We were the only party coming in the restaurant and the staff tried to sit us on the side table, My wife asked to move to the center table...More

1  Thank LakeviewMan
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our Wedding Anniversary at The Conservatory. The food was absolutely perfectly prepared. They accommodated our special requests.

Thank BrentwoodJerry
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Make sure an ask for a table by the window. The food was great but the view was A+. Spent time sipping wine and enjoying clam chowder and a warn basket of various breads. YUM!

Thank Diane O
Reviewed 1 March 2017

It's the Ritz and if you're into over-priced, stuffy interiors, this is the place for you. I tried the four-week aged Manhattan and I gotta say, four weeks in used oak doesn't to much so avoid it (and the cost).

Thank Jon P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Miramontes Point Road, The Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
    (Highway 1)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-712-7000
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