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Cetrella Bistro and Cafe - CLOSED

845 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-2117
+1 650-726-4090
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“steak frites” (2 reviews)
“oysters” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
845 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-2117
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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We've been coming here for years. The food is great, the service is phenomenal. Lots of great wines and cocktails. Oysters have always been a treat. You can come in for a formal dinner or belly up to the bar for informal eats and drinks....More

Thank CVB1776
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The waiter was excellent, attentive to every need and very helpful. Food was very good but as usual in this part of the States the portion size was big for our appetite. Lovely conversion of old produce market building and nice atmosphere would visit again...More

Thank Dominic H
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We were so looking forward to are dinner at Cetrella Bistro. We had dined here 4 years ago when on a visit to California. It was then a wonderful experience but on this recent visit it was not. We ordered two appetizers that were good...More

Thank Alexandra K
Reviewed 26 October 2016

A good friend brought me to HMB for a birthday getaway, and treated me to dinner. This was not my first choice, but, that said, was the best meal of our 3-day holiday. Good wine list, good cocktails. I especially enjoyed the grilled octopus and...More

Thank Kathe599
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We were a little apprehensive about this restaurant, although we had made reservations, because we were one of the first customers on a Wednesday night, so it seemed empty at 6 pm. However, the staff really delivered, which was great, because it was my husband's...More

1  Thank GAnn_10
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We ate there this friday night and we had a great meal and great fun! We were celebrating my husband's .....birthday and we just felt like the service was excellent and the food was just delicious! we ordered the caprese salad, and would highly recommend...More

Thank lindycalifornia
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Great dinners at Cetellra. Excellent food, attentive service and reasonable prices for a nice dinner out with wine. Very accommodating for gluten-free requests.

Thank OjeMa
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We went to Cetrella Saturday night. The ambience was low key and laid back, the service was terrific - and the meal was very very good. A wonderful little gem of a place at the end of Main St in the cute town of Half...More

Thank Ritabg5
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Cetrella was a short walk from the Nantucket Whale Inn where we stayed. Service was excellent and our food was wonderful as well. We enjoyed the heirloom tomatoes as an appetizer, the gluten free corn and coconut soup was delightful and all entrees were beautifully...More

Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 12 July 2016

This restaurant was great. The waiter was so nice and the food was delicious. We got to sit by the fire and the waiter nre adjusted the fire for us. I loved the vegetable dish with local veggies.

Thank Caroline L
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$80
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 845 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-2117
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-726-4090
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