Restaurants

Seafood in Half Moon Bay

Barbara's Fish Trap

The crowds are always overflowing out the door at this old-fashioned seafood shack by Pillar Point Harbor. Broiled rock cod, San Francisco–style cioppino (tomato-based seafood stew), sautéed garlic shrimp and Dungen…
Seafood in Half Moon Bay

Flying Fish Grill

Near downtown, this family-owned kitchen makes fresh cod, mahi and salmon tacos, along with deep-fried and grilled seafood plates. The pastel-colored dining room is whimsically decorated with tropical murals and pal…
Pub Food in Half Moon Bay

Half Moon Bay Brewing Company

Chomp on seafood and burgers while you swill pints from a respectable menu of local brews and gaze out at the bay from a sheltered, heated outdoor patio. Live music some weekends.
Bakery in Half Moon Bay

Half Moon Bay Bakery

Downtown, across from City Hall, this 110-year-old bakery makes grab-and-go breakfast pastries, doughnuts and tasty loaves of pumpkin bread.