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Miramar Beach Restaurant and Bar

131 Mirada Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-5340
+1 650-726-9053
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (29 reviews)
“crab melt” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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131 Mirada Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-5340
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1 - 10 of 513 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The restaurant itself had very friendly staff, big space, great views. The menu itself was odd - was expecting more seafood options. Happy hour is only in the lounge which kind of sucked. Its also quite expensive.

Thank Ihearthoward
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not as good as people say it is! Service was terrible. They pretty much forgot us. Food wasn’t all that. The view was beautiful. We were sat outside but there were heaters and the weather was actually really nice! We were able to see the...More

Thank JayDee921
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice restaurant, right on the beach, great view of sunset, good selection on the menu, for the most part reasonably priced.

Thank eugene n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate dinner here while staying at the Landis Shores Oceanfront Inn next door. The menu is extensive and varied, and our food was very good. Service was very friendly. There is indoor and outdoor seating; a lot of the outdoor seating has a nice...More

Thank Lin0515
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thursdays they have a $20 fixed price item. When we went it was a Capri salad, a Parmesan cheese crusted scallops on scalloped potatoes, with Pumpkin Gelato for dessert. We also decided to order two appetizers. Our server came and put our two appetizers down...More

Thank RexGermanorium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nestled between Half Moon Bay and Santa Cruz this is the perfect lunch spot. Right on the beach and you can watch the water and the food was excellent too. We ate seafood chowder followed by a lobster roll and Mahi Mahi tacos. All washed...More

Thank Claire A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place and it is a favorite family destination for us. We really enjoy the Mother's day brunch, but it's also a solid choice for other times. I recommend the seafood as well as the steak au poivre. The views are stunning!

Thank chantalo764
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived and were asked if we had a reservation and we did not. We were told that we could sit at the bar or the lounge or outside dining. We chose the lounge where I could hear and enjoy the amazing piano player while...More

Thank Farmer_Annie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good menu choices. Good service. Nice bar and wine selections. A definite place to try. They also have a great Sunday Brunch.

Thank NorCalChuck
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We were in a hurry and needed to eat before getting to San Francisco. My wife had a hamburger and I had fish and chips. Best hamburger for a long, long time. Inside the beer batter was real cod - flaky and tasty. Excellent fries....More

Thank ChrisAtech
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Mirada Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-5340
  • Public Transportation: Highway 1 and Medio
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-726-9053
  • E-mail
The Historic Miramar Beach Restaurant & Bar has a long and colorful history going back more than 70 years. It was originally designed and built as a Prohibition speakeasy to serve the liquor smuggled into the Bay Area through a drop off point on Miramar Beach. We have kept the historical ambiance and decor of the 1920s including an incomparable collection of photos from the era. With only a frontage road between us and the beautiful Pacific Ocean, we have the number one view and sunset on the Coast side.
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