If you’ve tried to create the perfect paella, this event is for you. Sam’s Chowder House in Half Moon Bay is having a Three-Course Spanish Wine Lover’s Dinner with paella as the featured dish. It will be held on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 (the last couple years these have sold out right away). (more…)
If you live on the coast between Pacifica and Pescadero, you can get 20% off your meal at Sam’s. Wednesday is the night to get a reduced meal and beverage in the bar or restaurant. You need to bring a photo ID. The the special price runs now through April of 2012 between 4:30 and 9 p.m.
If you love crab, this is the place to get it. Sam’s gets their fresh Dungeness Crab from the water right in front of the restaurant.
Try the Chili-Garlic Roasted Dungeness Crab that they serve with drawn butter with a choice of two sides. You may want to choose Giusti Farms Brussels Sprouts with capers and lemon or the Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes.
Sam’s Chowder House
4210 N. Cabrillo Hwy ~ Half Moon Bay ~ 650.712.0245
Sometimes, it is just nice to be able to take a break and be treated to someone else’s cooking. The San Mateo Coastside has some fabulous restaurants that have special Thanksgiving menus. If you want your turkey and trimmings served up by someone else, here are some places in Half Moon Bay that will do just that. We’ve listed just a few of the wonderful things on their menus. (more…)
Half Moon Bay’s Chez Shea has a new owner, and a new look. But don’t worry— the menu on this Main Street restaurant has not changed! Diners will still be able to choose from the eclectic menu of dishes from around the world. Whether your favorite cuisine is South African, Indian, Thai, Middle Eastern, Irish or Mexican, you’ll find your favorites. And you may even find a few American dishes as well. (more…)
This article is from CoastViews archives— July 2002. Check with the restaurant for updated menu or times. We found it encouraging to find that the restaurant is still open for business. That’s a great reason for visiting soon!
Sweet and Spicy Made to Order
The Pacifica Thai Restaurant at 1966 Francisco Boulevard has been a well-kept secret on the coast for over 13 years. It is open seven days a week, from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on weekdays and until 10 p.m. on weekends. There are 100 exotic and carefully prepared items always available on the menu plus several deliciously sweet desserts and unusual beverages, all created with a Thailand touch. The portions are ample for the hungriest of eaters with a container of leftovers for the next day’s meal at home. (more…)
Flavor on the Coast has very quickly become a Coastsider’s favorite. With delicious food, elegant decor, and views of the harbor; every meal is a treat. This Mothers’ Day, Flavor is cooking up more of their delicious delicacies. Patrons can choose items off the lunch menu or treat Mom to a special brunch that includes:
Eggs Benedict, Crab Cake Benedict, Vegetarian Benedict with Saffron Hollandaise Sauce
Flavor Waffles (strawberry, candied pecan, whipped cream) or (nutella, sliced almonds, bananas, mini chocolate chips and whipped cream)
Traditional NY Bagels and Lox’s
Fresh Fruit Bowls
Flavor is located across from the harbor at 10151 Cabrillo Highway in El Granada. Reservations are recommended. 650-726-8000.
Enjoy a day in Half Moon Bay with family-friendly food and fun on Sunday, May 15, 2011 from 12 to 5 p.m.. Net proceeds from the event will be donated to the American Legion Coastside Post 474, to support coastside Fourth of July Fireworks.
On Sunday, May 15, Sam’s Chowder House will host the annual Sam’s Lobster Fest — a family-friendly coastal celebration of food and wine, fun and outdoor activities.
Guests will enjoy live music from several bands including South City Blues and For the Broken, oyster shucking and eating contests, arts and crafts booth, as well as a silent auction. Kids will have fun with train rides, face painting, hayrides, whipped cream eating contests and jumpy slides.
Sip a variety of wine and Anchor Steam brews, and prepare for seafood and picnic-style fare from Sam’s Chowder House, including steamed lobsters, corn on the cob, hamburgers, hot dogs and more. Sam’s ChowderMobile will also be on the scene serving their infamous Lobster Rolls and clam chowder. Treatbot karaoke ice cream truck will supply the sweets. Net proceeds from the event will be donated to the American Legion Coastside Post 474, to support coastside Fourth of July Fireworks.
Local celebrities on hand for the event include Damon Bruce, host of KNBR’s “The Damon Bruce Show,” and Jeff Clark, the founder of the surf-competition Maverick’s. Both will serve as judges for the oyster shucking and oyster eating contests.
An impressive list of silent auction items will be up for grabs including a broadcast booth meet and greet with famed Giants announcer Jon Miller plus club level seats, and for those seeking relaxation, an overnight stay at the Half Moon Bay Ritz-Carlton.
The event will happen at the American Legion Fairgrounds, 470 Capistrano Road, Half Moon Bay at Princeton Harbor.
Attendance is free, but tickets for food, drinks, rides, kids’ activities can be purchased online in advance at a discounted rate and collected at will call; buy 12 tickets for $10, 25 for $20, or 60 for $50. For $30, partake in Sam’s Lobster Bake – an authentic New England-style experience featuring fresh whole Maine lobsters and corn-on-the-cob, flavored with Maine lobster seaweed (served at 1:30 p.m., must be pre-ordered).
For more info, Lisa Nourse, Rivera Public Relations: 415.533.0041 or Lisa@rivera-pr.com.
Terry Disley is an internationally acclaimed pianist, keyboardist, composer, arranger, Grammy Award nominee twice and winner of London’s best young jazz musicians award. He has been featured on hundreds of recordings with innumerable artists including Paul McCartney, Bryan Ferry, Van Morrison, Sir Mick Jagger, Dave Stewart, George Harrison, Billy Bragg, Terry Hall, Madness, Acoustic Alchemy, and the movie soundtracks Beautiful Girls, Showgirls, Crime Time, The Ref and Monument Avenue. He also opened shows for pianists McCoy Tyner, Monty Alexander and Cedar Walton, John McLaughlin, the Yellowjackets, Grover Washington, and Bob Dylan, and has been featured in newspapers, magazines, radio interviews and television shows around the world.
The Miramar offers incomparable views, exceptional food, and impeccable service at the Half Moon Bay restaurant in Miramar Beach. They provide a dining experience that will exceed the expectations of everyone in your party.
The dining menu consists of the freshest seafood, finest steaks and our world-famous seafood chowder. We also have a superb, hand-picked list of wines, domestic and imported.
The Miramar Beach Restaurant was originally designed and built as a Prohibition speakeasy. Inside were revolving kitchen cabinets and other secret compartments where illegal liquor was concealed from the prying eyes of the “G-Men.” Our new expanded bar with a view from every seat now displays our extensive collection of “legal spirits.”
3 course complete dinners for $19.95 per person!
February 3: Roast Lamb Loin Night
February 10: Rib Eye Night
February 17: Crab Risotto Night
February 24: Prime Rib Night
Plus 25% off bottle wines every Thursday. Happy Hour 4-7 pm.
Reservations advised 650-726-9053. Online reservation available.
Looking for a special, romantic dinner on Valentine’s Day? Cetrella has created an exquisite menu for their customer to enjoy on February 14th. Cetrella is at 845 Main Street in Half Moon Bay. Call ahead for reservations 650-726-4090
Mushroom Consommé with shiitake flan & crispy king oyster mushroom
Scallop Carpaccio with squash vinaigrette, pickled sunchoke & frisee
Oyster & Caviar Gratinee with champagne sabayonne, melted leeks & herbes fines
Duck Breast Pan roasted, with vanilla lentils, braised cabbage & huckleberry glace
Ribeye Slow-roasted, with glazed beef cheek, roasted beets & citrus
Arctic Char with spinach timbale & spiced carrot brood
Chocolate Fondant with vanilla ice cream & cocoa nib tuile
Macedoine of Winter Citrus with pineapple-pink peppercorn sorbet & meringue