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Mezza Luna

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459 Prospect Way, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-4054 (Capistrano)
+1 650-728-8108
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Today
11:30 - 12:30
15:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 12:30
15:00 - 21:30
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Brooklyn, Michigan
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was amazing. White tablecloth setting and the great food to match. Was there with a group of 5 and I had seafood pasta. It was succulent!

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San Francisco, California
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Mezza Luna is a comfortable, welcoming, real Italian restaurant serving traditional Italian fare that seems to be disappearing from the fussy food, fusion type restaurant model so prevalent today. The many varieties of pastas are made in-house, and you can taste the difference and the care with which all the food is prepared. Mezza Luna is the perfect place to... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been wanting to go to this restaurant for a long time. Well we finally went last week and it didn't disappoint. It's a lovely and charming place and it's very authentic. The food is delicious and the servers were warm and welcoming. We started with the calamari appetizer and it's not to be missed! Lightly battered and so tender....delicious!!... More 

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Livermore, California
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6 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is wonderful. I ordered the veal and it was cooked just right, not chewy as can sometimes happen.

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San Francisco
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We love returning to Mezza Luna for any occasion! Whether it be just a weekend meal or a special occasion, Mezza Luna is wonderful!

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Thank J L
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Every time we visit Half Moon Bay, Mezza Luna is a must stop. The servers are amazing and the food is truly delicious. The gnocchi is tender, the Bolognese is spot on, and the tiramisu is to die for. Had a wonderful meal with family.

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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch and the only thing better than the service was the food! We had a pasta and chicken dish and both were excellent. The restaurant is very clean and comfortable. Highly recommend!!!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Original Italian tastes paired with great service. We come most Sunday afternoons for the Jazz Concerts at Sam's or the Bach Dynamite/Dancing Society events. Look at the menu board to the right as you enter the lobby - these are their daily featured special meals. Usually lists their special soup, salad, fish, and/or meat featured item that day. Go with... More 

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Thank Jerry C
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Mezza Luna offers it all, wonderful seafood, delicious pasta, tasty coffee and a great atmosphere right near the Pacific Ocean. This is southern Italian food at its best. Check the menu for the catch of the day. Mezza Luna is both a cafe and a restaurant. The cafe is open daily opening at 7 a.m. The restaurant is open between... More 

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Half Moon Bay
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Loved this place. My wife and I are big fans of Italian food, and this place does it justice. Great service, good selection of wines, and excellent food!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 40
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 12:30
15:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 12:30
15:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 459 Prospect Way, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-4054
    (Capistrano)
  • Public Transportation: Samtrans
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-728-8108
Description
Mezzaluna Restaurant is located in the historic Princeton Landing building (which was built in 1908). The harbor town of Princeton By The Sea is located 20 miles south of San Francisco. In this scenic area of Half Moon Bay, which overlooks the Pacific Ocean, you can experience breathtaking coastal views and marvel at the giants waves of Mavericks surf spot.

We provide nothing but the highest quality of meat, fish, produce, pasta and local fresh ingredients. Mezzaluna is continually awarded as Best Restaurant on the Coast and Best Customer Service. In 2012, Mezza Luna was awarded "Favorite Italian Restaurant" and in 2013 awarded "Favorite Overall Restaurant" and "Favorite Italian Restaurant" by the coastside community and the readers of the Half Moon Bay Review. In 2014 Mezza Luna was awarded by Open Table the "Dinners Choice Award". But it doesn't take an award to prove the quality and consistency of the great food, service and wine... You must experience it for yourself.

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