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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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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (65 reviews)
“sampler” (14 reviews)
“crab roll” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
390 Capistrano Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-4061
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Friday night, live music. Their chowder is amazing and we also had their homemade hummus, delicious. Hamburger is also amazing. Great stop in Half moon Bay. Live music was great and they have awesome fire pits on their outside patio. Thumbs up on this place!!!

Thank mayamrsG
Reviewed 1 week ago

really good jalapeno margarita! fish and chips were good not the best or worst . overall satisfied with the food and drinks . Expect long wait if you have a big group.

Thank 755viviannam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Relax on the outdoor patio (space heaters) and enjoy some coastal pub food while watching the marina. Dog friendly on the patio.

Thank clf1967
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to taste what we hoped would be some great local beer. Arrived to a very busy area, but were lucky enough to get a parking spot in their lot. The place looks like a restaurant and not a brewery or brew pub at...More

Thank bbbob84
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a beautiful day. The patio was full so we ate inside. We had a bowl of Clam Chowder. It was wonderful. There was no grit in any of it. The flavor was tasty. The service was good. Jessica was very attentive. I had...More

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Half Moon Bay brewing company is a hidden gem which o visited for the first time this past weekend. For early February, the weather was awesome in the mid 70’s with a slight warm breeze blowing in from the ocean. It felt like early...More

Thank Qualitypro3336
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to have lunch or end your day in Half Moon Bay. Food is really good, but I love the ambiance outside - winter or summer. There is an outdoor fire pit which really invites people to friendly and outgoing. Also,...More

Thank Fran G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here with a friend. The place has a lot of sittings inside and some outside. Actually in a hot sunny day it is convenient to stay inside. The staff was friendly and asked multiple times if all was fine with our food...More

Thank Antonio G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is a micro brewery with great food, great service and a great view of the marina across the street. Outdoor and indoor seating offer cosy atmosphere. Very nice choice of foods and nice appetizers. The food was well prepared, the service was excellent....More

Thank elip752
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm pretty sure my raw "fresh" oysters on a half shell, were from a jar and placed in a clean half shell and served. That is not OK, EVER, for someone who is expecting fresh oysters. Don't play with my emotions like that. I was...More

Thank DreDayBay
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10 January 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.
23 May 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 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 restaurant and brew pub 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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