Spanishtown Mexican Restaurant & Market

For a laid back meal, you can’t beat the Spanishtown Mexican Restaurant & Market. Simple food served with fresh material in a warm atmosphere might be just the thing for a shared dish of rice and beans, enchiladas or chicken mole. The local decor of piñatas and draperies adds to the atmosphere. A glass of cold beer and friendly service makes the Spanishtown Mexican Restaurant & Market a comforting place for a quiet meal. The Spanishtown Mexican Restaurant & Market is located at 515 Church St, in Half Moon Bay, CA 94019. For more information, call (650) 726-7357.

Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society

The bay area is a romantic spot for couples looking for the ideal spot to experience the wildness of nature, the allure of wineries and the appeal of live music. Since 1964, the Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society has been providing fantastic music to the bay area. Ocean front performances are also arranged on Sunday afternoons and highly recommended. The Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society has a tradition of mounting performances in small venues, giving the experience an intimate feeling that will create a unique night out. For more information, please check out the official website.

A night in with Blue Blanket Improv

We all need a good laugh. Laughter, after all, has been clinically proven to relieve stress and improve blood pressure. There are also few better ways to spend an evening than laughing like a loon with others. If that’s your cup of tea, there are few better performers than the Blue Blanket Improv group. Providing free and low cost entertainment in the Half Moon Bay area, they can be found bringing the giggles in many locales throughout the city. Saturday, August 13, the Blue Blanket Improv group will be performing at 8:00 PM at the Wine Bar located in the Harbor Village Mall. For more information, please check out the official website.

Peruse the shelves of Coastside Books

Walking along Main Street in Half Moon Bay is a lovely way to spend the afternoon. Coastside Books has a generous stock of books in addition to greeting cards that are sure to make that special event all the more unique. A section devoted to children’s literature where the store owner arranges special readings for the assembled little ones. Coastside Books is a charming little shop full to bursting with material that will keep you browsing for several happy hours. Visit the official website for special offerings and events.

Share a table at The Conservatory Lounge in the Ritz

If you are looking for the perfect place to share a romantic dinner or perhaps a weekend brunch, The Conservatory Lounge at the Half Moon Bay Ritz Carlton is an ideal location. Located inside the Ritz Carlton, the ambiance is thoroughly romantic with the sound of the sea blending perfectly with the music of live jazz. Starting with a shared offering of oysters, the dinner options are astounding. From the Rustichella d’Abruzzo Tagliatelle to the warm chocolate cake, the menu is mouth watering. Make sure to bookmark the official website and book a table for your next special event.
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Located approximately 35 minutes
south of San Francisco in the
Bay Area, this stunning slice of
the Golden State boasts an
unrivaled combination of
coastal town friendliness, charm
and natural beauty.

From romantic inns and luxurious coastal resorts
to budget-friendly brand hotels, the Half Moon Bay
area’s variety of lodging offers a perfect fit for
everyone visiting Northern California & the SF Bay Area.

There are four regions to explore in the Northern
California bay area of the San Mateo County Coastside.