The Zaballa House 324 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Built in 1859, the Zaballa House Bed & Breakfast is the oldest house in Half Moon Bay. Now a family owned and…More operated bed and breakfast, this historic site is the perfect way to experience the coast while enjoying the comforts and hospitality of small town living.
Main Street Grill 547 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 A popular breakfast and lunch spot, Main Street Grill is located in the heart of downtown Half Moon Bay and offers great…More home cooked food served up in an inviting setting. The old-fashioned jukebox plays vintage music, and owner and chef Bill Geves can often be heard singing along. The menu features house-made corned beef hash, custom omelettes, eggs Benedict, pancakes, a weekly sausage special and a wide variety of burgers, salads and sandwiches.
Incorporated in 1959, the city of Half Moon Bay is managed from this City Hall building, located at Kelly Avenue and…More Main Street in the heart of downtown. The modest building houses the city management, finance, public works, and planning departments. The side of the building features two brightly painted murals.
The Recreation Division is located close by 535 Kelly Avenue, which also houses the City Council chambers, a meeting space for city commissions, and the Ted Adcock Senior/Community Center.
Sushi Main Street 696 Mill St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Sushi Main Street is a fun and ornately-decorated Japanese restaurant in the heart of Half Moon Bay. Centrally located…More on Main street, this family-friendly establishment offers authentic sushi and Japanese cuisine in an elegant, artfully-adorned atmosphere.
The experienced chef and dedicated kitchen staff use natural ingredients to provide a traditional but exciting eating experience. The bento box and dragon roll are two house specialties.
Old Thyme Inn Bed and Breakfast 779 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Old Thyme Inn is a charming bed and breakfast in a Victorian house on Main street in Half Moon Bay. There are seven…More uniquely decorated rooms (fireplaces, whirlpool tubs), and a home-cooked breakfast and a complimentary wine and cheese hour in the afternoon.
Near the center of town, the Old Thyme Inn is close to everything from the beach to the shops and restaurants scattered about the town. Specialized packages are also offered that cater to more specific needs.
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.
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.
Brianna's Mexican Restaurant 523 Church St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Brianna's Mexican Restaurant is comfortably set in a charming little house on Main Street. It offers a wide variety of…More Mexican cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Aside from the usual menu one would expect from a Mexican restaurant, Brianna's also serves some dishes specific to the region in Mexico the owner is from. Try the mole negro for something you won't find elsewhere. If it's a nice day, be sure to sit out on the front porch and enjoy your meal.
San Benito House Bar 356 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 The 105-year-old San Benito House Bar is a great place to have some drinks with friends or to wind down at the end of…More the day. This friendly, neighborhood saloon has an old world feel, including a wooden bar and exotic animal heads hanging from the wall (donated by the Museum of Natural History in Santa Barbara). In addition to a full bar, there is a build-your-own-burger menu as well as wedge salad, clam chowder, nachos and poppers. The bar often hosts live bands and during the annual Pumpkin Festival serves its legendary Pumpkin Puree Martini.
Half Moon Bay Feed & Fuel Co. 331 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Half Moon Bay Feed & Fuel, in business since 1911, is a must-see for Half Moon Bay visitors, a popular place…More for toddlers to look at the baby chicks and bunnies, and a regular stop for anyone needing animal feed or supplies. There is a section devoted to riding gear and western wear, feed for small pets like hamsters and rabbits, pre-packaged or chosen from bins and purchased by weight; birdseed, dog and cat food, plus anything customers need for pets -- cages, bedding, pens, collars and toys. Farm supplies and equipment are outside; everything from feeding troughs, fencing, hay and dog houses.
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.