• Where to eat in Half Moon Bay

A Foodie's Paradise

Downtown Half Moon Bay has extraordinary restaurants, cafés and wine rooms—a true foodie’s playground.

Dad’s Luncheonette is home to chef Scott Clark, formerly a three Michelin star chef de cuisine—serves up incredible sandwiches and salads. Further downtown, are gorgeous Italian restaurants, Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Mexican, American and even Mongolian fare. Downtown Half Moon Bay is also home to several great coffee shops, wine rooms and a gelateria. Come hungry, you won’t be disappointed.

Gulino Gelato

Gulino Gelato

643 Main Street

Jean Paul Gulino's gelato was an instant sensation when he opened up his doors in Downtown Half Moon Bay last year, and people still can't get enough. Every batch is made from scratch.

Cantina @ San Benito House

Cantina @ San Benito House

356 Main St.

Cantina @ San Benito House, founded in 2018, is the newest addition to the historic San Benito House. Offering Mexican fare, margaritas, 18 draft beers, live music, outdoor seating, and much more.

Spice Me Thai Cuisine

Spice Me Thai Cuisine

500 Purissima St., Ste C
Half Moon Bay Bakery

Half Moon Bay Bakery

514 Main Street

This old-school Main Street bakery still does things the old fashioned way. Operating since 1927, they still make their delicious bread, focaccia, pastries, and other treats in the bakery's original brick ovens

It's Italia

It's Italia

401 Main St.
Dad's Luncheonette

Dad's Luncheonette

225 Cabrillo Hwy South

Dad's serves up American roadside classics from the historic train caboose in Shoreline Station. Chef Scott Clark is the former chef de cuisine for San Francisco's three Michelin star Saison, so this is not your ordinary burger.

Cafe Capistrano - Mayan Cuisine

Cafe Capistrano - Mayan Cuisine

523 Church St.

Cafe Capistrano features Mayan cuisine from the Yucatan area of Mexico (near Cancun). Chef and owner Arturo Mul's restaurant has become a local favorite due to his fresh, healthy ingredients and unique flavors. There’s a cozy outdoor patio where you can enjoy both Mexican and Mayan specialties from the Yucatan such as poc chuk, thinly sliced pork marinated in citrus and spices and sikil-pak a delicious pumpkin seed dip served with chips. It’s also a great spot for breakfast.

Monsoon Himalayan Cuisine

Monsoon Himalayan Cuisine

20 Stone Pine Road, Suite B
Shiki Japanese Cuisine

Shiki Japanese Cuisine

Stone Pine Center
Jersey Joe's Coastside

Jersey Joe's Coastside

40 Stone Pine Rd., Ste K
3 Pigs BBQ

3 Pigs BBQ

408 Main Street

Serving barbeque favorites like pulled pork and BBQ Ribs along with their house-special fried chicken. Everything is house-made at 3 Pigs BBQ, and you can taste their love of food in every dish!

Nano's Ohana Café

Nano's Ohana Café

523 Main St
Cafe Society

Cafe Society

522 Main St.

Café Society is the hub for conversation and coffee. This friendly café in the heart of Main Street is the go-to spot for locals to meet, talk, get a strong coffee and fill up on locally-made salads, sandwiches and treats. Live Jazz on Friday nights.

Main Street Grill

Main Street Grill

547 Main St

This old-fashioned diner at the corner of Main and Miramontes Streets has been serving up classic American breakfasts and lunches since 1983.

Flying Fish Bar and Grill

Flying Fish Bar and Grill

211 San Mateo Rd.
Sacrilege Brewery + Kitchen

Sacrilege Brewery + Kitchen

730 Main St

At Sacrilege Brewery + Kitchen, they embrace the irreverent. From small-batch, house-crafted beers, to an ever rotating list of hard-to-find guest beers + an award winning kitchen you can have faith that they will transcend the typical, in pursuit of the memorable.

Evangeline Cuisine

Evangeline Cuisine

225 S Cabrillo Hwy, #102C
Spangler's Deli

Spangler's Deli

101 Main St, Suite A

Spangler's Deli serves up their delicious handmade sandwiches and fresh, healthy salads at their location on the north end on Main Street.

Pasta Moon

Pasta Moon

845 Main St.