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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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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (69 reviews)
“crab roll” (10 reviews)
“burger” (43 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
390 Capistrano Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-4061
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had Father’s Day dinner there. Ordered the Portuguese stew. Two clams were unopened. They brought a bowl of mussels as a replacement. Something was off, because I’m been sick all the following day, achy, quest, can’t eat, fluids only. Lots positive otherwise, dinner partners are...More

Thank mendicant98
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice dinner, vegetarian and vegan selections. Strong mixed drinks. We enjoyed the restaurant and the waiter who was wonderful

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in today for a drink and stayed for lunch,both the food and drink were excellent. In some places its a bit rough around the edges but give it a try,you will not be disappointed.

Thank davehelen15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is excellent. The calamari is so good that i order it both as an appetizer and the same appetizer as my main entree. And they have the Tabasco sauce and ketchup that I much prefer to the usual calamari sauces. My wife on...More

Thank ltaku
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve come here quite a bit since we’ve been married, but before leaving for London we wanted to be able to compare ours to theirs. We did. And HMB Brewing won.

Thank felixthecat029
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch here last Saturday 5/26 (holiday weekend) and was, with patience, able to find a parking spot. Extremely busy holiday weekend during the lunch hour. We chose to sit inside which was equally busy, but were seated rather promptly by an extremely courteous young...More

Thank finlander46
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 May 11, 2018 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 May 8, 2018 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 May 2, 2018 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
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January 10, 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.
May 23, 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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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 brewery and restaurant 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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