Restaurants

You won't see much snow on the Half Moon Bay Coastside, but you can still experience your own winter wonderland when you're here during the holiday season. Here are some of our favorite things to do when the days grow short. Fill Up on Crab Dungeness crab season in California arrives in early November, so it's no surprise that crab… Read more →
A former stop on the Ocean Shore Railroad, the quiet community of Moss Beach has lured visitors since its inception in the 1880s. Today, the railroad is long gone, but the magnificent coastal splendor remains. Though just 22 miles from the clamor of nearby San Francisco, Moss Beach’s undisturbed coastline feels worlds away. Here,… Read more →
Don’t let the diminutive size of Montara fool you. What it lacks in population, it makes up with grand-scale scenery. Engulfed by mountains and the Pacific, the cozy coastal community enjoys one of the most dramatically beautiful pockets along the Half Moon Bay Coastside. Set roughly 20 miles south of San Francisco, the quiet… Read more →
Offering more than the usual surf and sand, Miramar Beach is a hidden gem within the Half Moon Bay Coastside. Here, you’ll discover a charming, tight-knit coastal community brimming with quaint beach homes, bohemian vibes, and plenty of activities to fill a weekend. WHAT TO DO Miramar Beach A popular destination on sunny days,… Read more →
A bustling gathering spot since 2000, Half Moon Brewing Co. draws locals and visitors alike with killer views, brews, and grub. Situated along the shoreline in charming Pillar Point Harbor, the welcoming craft brewery and restaurant offers a sense of place with fresh local seafood, beers brewed onsite, and an expansive, light-strung… Read more →