Sam's Chowder House 4210 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Sam's Chowder House is an award-winning seafood restaurant along a scenic stretch of Highway One in Half Moon Bay.…More Literally right above the beach, the Chowder House offers waterfront dining and serves authentic seafood, New England-style, with entrees such as Grilled Australian swordfish and Alaskan king salmon. The outdoor seating is a full beachfront terrace with a bar, heated areas for eating and a long line of beach chairs with dog-friendly fire pits nearby.
Sam's Chowder House is also committed to operating an eco-friendly existence, powered by rooftop solar electricity and only buying seafood caught with environmentally just methods. Sam's Chowder House, which opened in 2006, also hosts private events. Reservations are recommended.
San Benito House Hotel 356 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 The San Benito House Hotel is an unfussy boutique inn built 105 years ago. It has 12 rooms, a saloon and an…More award-winning deli serving sandwiches on homemade bread. There is a garden area, a fun and quirky wood patio and a spacious dining room that can be rented for special events. The hotel is within walking distance of Half Moon Bay's beaches and shops.
Bangkok House Thai Cuisine 20 Stone Pine Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Bangkok House Thai Cuisine has been serving the Half Moon Bay area since 1991. This family-run business offers a great…More selection of authentic Thai recipes, including Pad Pik King, Honey Roast Duck and many different curry and seafood dishes. The tranquil surroundings and quality service are perfect for a relaxing lunch or dinner.
Lesley Gardens 701 Arnold Way, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Lesley Gardens is a senior community. It offers housing and monthly rent is 30 percent of each resident's monthly…More income. The facility includes a lounge with a TV, a library area and a laundry facility. Additional features include an exercise room, parking area and Internet access. Check the website for details or for information on amenities and features.
Coastal Repertory Theatre 1167 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Founded in 1986, and housed in the Mel Mello Center for the Performing Arts since 1993, Coastal Repertory Theatre is a…More volunteer-run, non profit community theatre group. The theatre has 158 fixed seats and serves audiences from the San Mateo coastside, the Peninsula and the Greater Bay Area. There are six productions each season, which include a mix of plays, comedies and musicals. Tickets for individual performances can be purchased or season tickets are available. There are discounts for students and seniors.
Half to Have It-Main Street Exchange 131 California Ave, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Half to Have It has been in business for 16-plus years and is housed in an historic building and barn in the heart of…More downtown Half Moon Bay. It has an extensive and fascinating collection of vintage items, antiques, collectibles, furniture and memorabilia. The outdoor display area is full of statues, garden ornaments, fountains, wrought iron furniture and recycled glass, which can be purchased by weight and used for household and art projects. It also offers estate buying and selling as well as certified appraisal services.
Kenmark Construction 2450 Cabrillo Hwy S, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Kenmark Construction helps customers design and build houses in Ocean Colony, a gated community and golf course located…More a few miles south of the center of town. Like a developer but for the private citizen, Kenmark and its resources are there for those considering moving into the area.
Tom Whiting, the school's founder, emphasizes that the philosophy and curriculum of Los Ninos Nursery School are…More based on the interests and needs of young children and not based on their family's child care needs. Located at the edge of Half Moon Bay State Beach and the Coastside Trail, the school operates out of a converted house and has an outdoor play area that looks out onto an open field. The school publishes a monthly newsletter that can be downloaded from their website.
The school has been open since 1974 and has an open door policy -- meaning that visitors are welcome to drop by without an appointment. Whiting says that he has had many former students at Los Ninos come back and enroll their own children as well.
The Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F) Ocean View Lodge #143 has been performing benevolent work in the area…More since 1865. This fraternal society has played a big role in the history of Half Moon Bay. It was responsible for the incorporation of the city and formed the original city council. It also created the first city park, the first low-cost senior housing facility and one of the first cemeteries. The I.O.O.F. is also responsible for one of the most distinctive looking buildings on Main Street. The historic Odd Fellows Building is hard to miss with a large eyeball on near the top and a mysterious sign with only the three-linked letters: F.L.T.
The lodge has meetings on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month for planning charity work and fraternizing with fellow members. Some of the organizations the I.O.O.F. sponsors are the S.O.S. Challenge, the Educational Foundation, Living Legacy Program, Remembering Our War Heroes, United Nations Educational Program for Youth and the Tournament of Roses Parade, as well as many other local charities.
The Pilarcitos Rebekah Lodge #286 also meets in the Odd Fellows Building on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month.