Half Moon Bay Fish Market 99 San Mateo Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Half Moon Bay Fish Market features a wide variety of fresh seafood: salmon, halibut, shrimp, scallops, crabs, shellfish,…More red snapper and whatever else is included in the "fresh catch daily." It has a good selection of condiments, as well as beer, wine, soft drinks and bread. There is also a bucket of fresh flowers on display. The market has a smoker onsite and is generous with samples when the fish has just finished cooking. But be warned: It takes a strong will not to buy some after a taste!
Creekside Smokehouse 280 Avenue Alhambra, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Creekside Smokehouse is a specialty food shop in El Granada offering smoked seafood, smoked cheese and smoked butter.…More Creekside Smokehouse specializes in its signature smoking techniques for smoked salmon, albacore, sturgeon, cheese and butter, each offered in several different varieties. Free samples of the store's products are available for visitors. Creekside Smokehouse has been open since 1993.
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.
Coastside Farmer's Market has been a Saturday tradition in Half Moon Bay since 2002. From May through December you…More will find 30 to 40 vendors showcasing the farm-fresh produce, wild salmon, artisanal goat cheeses, regional honey, flowers, local art and live music.
Most of vendors come from within the county – some of them from farms within walking distance of the market – and are chosen because they are self-sustaining, farmer run farms. It is the goal of the market organizers to champion small farms along the coast and local fishermen from Half Moon Bay harbor.
Although the focus is on the fresh produce, there is also a nice selection of prepared foods and bakery items, perfect for a light lunch while shopping and listening to the local musicians perform.