ocean view dining restaurant serving California coastal cuisine

Reservations

Award-winning California Coastal Cuisine restaurant on the San Francisco Peninsula offers a romantic ocean view dining experience.

RESERVATIONS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED – CALL 650-728-5595

Indoor and Outdoor Patio Dining & Takeout Available

CURRENT HOURS:
Open daily 12 noon – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm – last seating and last take out order

HAPPY HOUR IS BACK!
Monday through Friday, 5-7pm
Beer $4, Well Drinks $5, Glass of Wine $6

Gift Certificates are also available!

REVIEWS

  • “I love love this place it’s truly a GEM! Great food great service great views! I’ll never get tired of coming here, everyone I have brought here has had a great experience and has returned!! Keep doing what your doing.”

    Mary M.
  • “We sat outside with our lovely dog, Makena, with friends watching the tide roll in and out. We had delicious appetizers and drinks and it was so much fun to have new people sit with us around the firepit. We will definitely go back.”

    –Pam H.
  • “Excellent food in a most beautiful atmosphere. Seriously, what’s not to like?! Thank you, always lovely.”

    Laura K.
  • “The Distillery is a romantic restaurant with beautiful views….”

    –SF Travel Magazine
  • “GREAT service and food! We were there for Valentine’s Day and had a wonderful time. Our server was in black shirt with a purple tie (didn’t get her name!). She was fantastic!! She served us in July when we had a wedding rehearsal there and made the experience so lovely. Can’t wait to go back!”

    – Faye U.
  • “Sitting outside by fire pit with a glass of wine looking at and hearing the ocean. Doesn’t get better than that!”

    –Kathy S.
  • “Thank you for the lovely evening we had at the Moss Beach Distillery. All the out of town guests thought the Distillery was fantastic and the meal was great. Thanks again for everything you did to make it a special night.”

    –Jackie C.
  • “The food and service were excellent… The foggy view, the elegant dinner, the fire pits – the evening was all we had hoped for.”

    –Lori E. and Steve W., Dublin, CA
  • “My husband and I enjoyed a romantic and very memorable wedding anniversary – exquisite food & service”

    –Sage M., Citrus Heights, CA
  • “Our entire family will never forget what a wonderful time they had overlooking the Pacific at Moss Beach.”

    – ADRIENNE L., HILLSBOROUGH, CA
  • “World class views, the chicken dish was to die for. Affordable. Did I mention the views? Reserve ahead for the best tables.”

    Eric W.
  • “Amazing food and beautiful scenery! Will be going back every week!”

    – AURA O., PACIFICA, CA
  • “A cozy romantic eatery perched on a bluff with a spectacular view of the Pacific. Fine food with an upscale menu”

    –Pacifica Tribune, Pacifica, CA
  • “A very magical place with a lot of history right on the edge of the beach! Excellent food, with friendly and attentive service staff with a view to die for! 5 out of 5 stars! Must Go! Experience the mystery for yourself and bring a friend ;)”

    – JEROMY H., PALO ALTO, CA
  • “We went here for the first time tonight. Had the prime rib -it was Excellent!!!! Love the dog friendly patio! She had the chicken and loved it! We met so many friendly people!!! Will be back soon!!!!”

    – A.J., SAN FRANCISCO, CA
  • My niece took me here….We had a great lunch! Best Crab cakes, calamari and clam chowder. Delicious! Heard all about the ghost of the Blue Lady, very interesting story.

  • “We bring all out of area guests to the Distillery.”

    – MICHELE M., HALF MOON BAY, CA
  • “LOVE this place! …. Awesome staff and food and cocktails. There isn’t a place ON the ocean like it! Worth the easy drive from SF down the 1 too! …. Dog friendly on the patio … even if it’s foggy they have a super cool fire pit. Support your LOCALS!”

    –Felicia F.
  • “Definitely worth a 5 star rating! Their panko-crusted halibut with that delicious apricot couscous and that creamy sauce is absolutely to die for! Delicious food in perfect size portions, presented beautifully. Absolutely no complaints, would definitely recommend!”

    – Abbie S.
  • “Beautiful historic point of interest. Great food and service! Ocean views tucked away in Moss Beach area in Half Moon Bay. Will definitely return! Thank you to Susan for her wonderful service and great recommendations on the menu!”

    Lori W.
  • “Awesome! Ive been going here since I was young and always enjoy it. The distillery steamers are the way to go for food. Bottomless mimosas on Sundays. The view is incredible and if you have a dog bring them –the most dog friendly place ever!”

    – JOSEPH S., HALF MOON BAY, CA
  • “Tourists and couples on dates fill window-side tables, gawking at the stunning view of the rocky coast, while gracious servers deliver seared, sugar-crusted filet mignon, grilled wild Pacific salmon and more New American favorites. On pleasant days, the sun-drenched patio is the place to be for drinks and light bites….”

    –CitySearch.com Editorial Review
  • “Phenomenal service, delicious food, great views…what else do you need?!”

    – Steve
  • “There is no better place on the Coast to listen to the surf, watch the sunset, or simply enjoy people watching”

    –SF Independent, Dining Out With the Habits
  • “The place is great to get away. Service is excellent and the bartender will take care of you. There is a fireplace that you can relax after dinner.”

    –Willie W.
  • “Sip chilled champagne as you watch the sunlight dance on waves. Their Famous Sunday Brunch is a traditional with visitors and locals alike”

    –Coastal Dining Reviews
  • “The Premier seafood and steak restaurant in San Mateo County. Panoramic ocean views, fabulous food, historic site, romantic ambience, outdoor patio and famous ghost legend.”

    –San Jose Magazine
MOSS BEACH DISTILLERY • 140 BEACH WAY • MOSS BEACH, CA 94038 • DIRECTIONS

INDOOR & OUTDOOR DINING OR TAKEOUT
Open Daily 12 Noon - 8:30 pm
7:00 pm last seating and last take out order

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