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Pasta Moon

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315 Main St, Ste C, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1750
+1 650-726-5125
11:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 09:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 17:30 - 20:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 05:30 - 09:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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London, United Kingdom
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177 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We recently had dinner at Pasta Moon. We did have reservations, and were seated promptly. The inside is nice not cozy and romantic as the name suggest. The bar seemed very nice and lively. The wine list is very small and limited. We ordered one of the beet & orange salad & the Tuscan soup ribollita .... the beet salad... More 

Thank Robyn C
Omaha, Nebraska
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This place puzzles me. Whenever we go, there's always 6-10 of us, we always have a reservation, and it always feels like they are understaffed. The wine list is noteworthy. The drinks are very well made but very slow to appear. (This is better than the other way around, but still...) The food is always superb. Superb, I say! Consistently.... More 

Thank Dallas-SM
Saratoga, CA
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179 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This place is simply great. Over the years I have been here once or twice and just went again recently and thier food is every bit as good as it was years ago. This is something hard o do in this day and age and I commend them on not messing with something that works, while improving it as needs... More 

Thank Mithra
Pleasanton, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We popped into Pasta Moon on a lark for dinner to avoid Pumpkin Festival traffic. What a pleasant surprise. Food was tasty and service fast. Very creative menu.

Thank Bev2beach
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Pasta Moon has been around, I've been told, for several decades, but it seems like they are the new kid on the block and are trying to impress everyone. The food is excellent, with good beer and wines by the glass selections. The hostess is sharp enough to seat couples away from the fun banter at the bar to a... More 

Thank George L
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Pablo the waiter was wonderful and gave good menu advice. The lasagna is definitely world class. It was sunny and full of friendly people for lunch on a Friday afternoon.

Thank Mary B
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Great place that was highly recommended by locals... Nice atmosphere and the staff was great... Late afternoon dinner after flying in that morning... We sat at the bar and enjoyed brick oven pizza with a few cocktails! We will be back!

1 Thank Bill H
Berlin, Germany
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Very good food, very (kid-)friendly staff, conveniently located in downtown HMB. Only 4 stars because interior is not so nice - red fake leather seats, irritating layout and semi-nice bathrooms. This could be better!

Thank Frederick R
San Mateo, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our experience at Pasta Moon. Everyone was friendly and helpful. The food was delicious and fresh. They cut their veggies that morning for their daily use. The restaurant is clean and beautiful. We're definitely going back!

Thank Joy W
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

I discovered this place by chance last year when staying in Half Moon Bay for one night. I loved it so much then that this year when I visited Half Moon Bay again I made it a point to come to Pasta Moon. The restaurant's food, service and ambiance are great. Pastas are wonderful and you can order half portions... More 

Thank Julia B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 50
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 15:00
05:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 09:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Main St, Ste C, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1750
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-726-5125

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?