We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mezzaluna Restaurant

459 Prospect Way, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-4054
+1 650-728-8108
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (22 reviews)
“pizza” (36 reviews)
“salad” (38 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
459 Prospect Way, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-4054
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (470)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 455 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this restaurant. I had the pasta with seafood and the sauce was light and perfect. My son and daughter had a great meal as well. My husband thought his saffron seafood was bland, but the rest of us were happy with our choices.

Thank Rachel G
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Celebrated a BD yesterday and we were treated like rock stars. The service was impeccable and the food was outstanding. We had the Caprese salad and calamari- both very yummy. For the main entrees - the salmon ravioli & wide noodles with beef - both...More

Thank Elena A
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Surprised to find the restaurant packed on a Monday evening, the bar was also humming. I had pasta and brochette, my friend was a regular with his wife and he ordered the calamari and it looked scrumptious, next time my pick.

Thank Robert L
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We visited Mezzanine Luna for dinner in the mid-week. We were disappointed to be seated in the back room, away from the harbor. We found the portions to be large but the flavors bland and uninteresting. Service was friendly and timely but overall, I will...More

1  Thank ZionHiker
Reviewed August 4, 2018

food is tossed in the microwave when you order. Acceptable, not great. Dogs are welcome on the patio. This is a big plus.

Thank Duke S
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed my birthday meal at Mezzaluna. We began our meal with the Marinated Vegetable plate. It included a nice variety of vegetables. My Pasta Bolognese was exactly what I hoped it would be. Properly cooked homemade fettuccine with a flavorful meat sauce. My husband...More

Thank Farrell P
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

This is one place to have an authentic , wonderful and out of the world food. Service is excellent , food is mouth watering and just perfect flavours. For vegetarians, they have good options. If am back, definitely am coming back. Good work guys ....More

Thank SachinG1978
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

The food was good. The veal was very tender. The service was good -- not great. But something was missing -- there wasn't no soul to the food. It just seemed like everyone was going through the motions, including, sadly, the folks in the kitchen....More

1  Thank RichB89600
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Been going here for many years. Loving in Texas now, and will make the Mezza Luna a required stop on next visit to NorCal. Took my girlfriend (now wife) there on our first date 12 years ago. Have never been disappointed. Servers are attentive and...More

Thank dfmerges
Reviewed July 15, 2018

I ordered the Seafood Risotto and my cousin ordered the Vegetarian Pasta dish, both of which were very good the Risotto being one of the days specials. This was at a lunchtime so this family run restaraunt was well worth finding. Service was good and...More

Thank brianlow1
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 9 hotels in Half Moon Bay
Oceano Hotel & Spa Half Moon Bay
633 reviews
.31 km away
Harbor View Inn
199 reviews
.46 km away
Beach House at Half Moon Bay
1,031 reviews
1.13 km away
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites
94 reviews
3.26 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Hop Dogma Brewing Company
40 reviews
1.52 km away
The Press
34 reviews
.51 km away
3-Zero Cafe
236 reviews
1.25 km away
Silver Star Grill
21 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Half Moon Bay Distillery
112 reviews
.66 km away
Purisima Creek Redwoods
53 reviews
1.07 km away
Mavericks
192 reviews
.23 km away
Pillar Point Harbor
87 reviews
.50 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
LaurinH_13
July 31, 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Nancy N | Reviewed this property |
Nope
0
Votes
Leslie43017
June 18, 2016|
AnswerShow all 13 answers
Response from Nancy B | Reviewed this property |
Most people dress casual there. I Googled it, and lunch is served 11:30 - 2:30; dinner is from 5:00 - 9:30.
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 459 Prospect Way, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-4054
    (Capistrano)
  • Public Transportation: Samtrans
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-728-8108
  • E-mail
Description
In the summer of 1993, Mezza Luna Restaurant was opened by friends who shared the love of Italian food. Born and raised in Italy, their mission was to bring traditional food to the table, using only the freshest ingredients they could find. Celebrating twenty-five years on the coast, Mezza Luna continues to maintain consistency using only the best quality of meat, fish, produce, pizza and pasta. Multiple award winner of “Best Italian Restaurant” and “Best Overall Restaurant” by the Reader’s Choice Awards. The restaurant is located in the historic Princeton Landing Building (circa 1908), nestled in the scenic harbor town of Princeton by the Sea (20 miles south of San Francisco on scenic Highway 1). We offer a full bar, giant oversized fireplace and customized banquet menus for small and large gatherings and special events.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing