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Moonside Bakery and Cafe

604 Main St, Ste A, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1976
+1 650-726-9070
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pastry” (11 reviews)
“cakes” (11 reviews)
“pizza” (11 reviews)
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604 Main St, Ste A, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1976
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked by the bakery and peeked in which made us want to check it out fully the next day. Went by after breakfast (best to go without being hungry or too hungry) and everyone in the family picked some favorites to try as well as...More

1  Thank doctoyou
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

As first-time visitors yesterday, we ordered at the counter, were handed a number to place on our table, and went outside to find a table. Quite some time later, a server arrived with our drinks on a tray, which included my wife's coffee drink, the...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We were treated so rudely we will never go back. No meal can justify bad service. We got there and wanted to use the restrooms. They said the code is at the bottom of the receipt. I explained that we were having breakfast and just...More

Thank Lupe S
Reviewed 4 January 2018

You can't go wrong with the bakery items from Moonside. For hassle-free, special events like Christmas or Thanksgiving, just order a day or two ahead to beat the crowd. It will be fresh, delicious, and beautifully crafted. Love the fruit tarts especially. Shopping downtown and...More

Thank robinhmb
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Driving through town on a cold day looking for a warm lunch and found Moonside. We sat in the inside court yard that was ok but clean and warm. The lunch was good and warm as was the Chai tea. Had a very nice treat...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017

We stopped into the Moonside one morning during our visit to Half Moon Bay. It's a homemade type spot with all sorts of wonderful food. I swear the avocado was just picked!

Thank sonyaseliz
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We have eaten here three or four times. We have always found the food to be very good to excellent. We have eaten their bakery goods as well as had lunch 3 times. Their lunches are fresh and tasty and generally healthy. Their bakery goods...More

Thank Pudditat
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We had delicious sourdough bread at a nearby restaurant and found out it was from Moonside Bakery and Café. We went to Moonside to buy a loaf of sourdough and to try some of the other bakery items. While the sourdough we brought home is...More

Thank Bob and Gail M
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The veggie scramble was very good. Coffee was good. The apple cinnamon muffin was very good. Be prepared to get 3/4 cup of coffee and then be charged for a refill. Very bad process. I might have given them a 5 rating, otherwise. The charge...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is a very good place for breakfast. It is in a very neat part of town. The food is very good. You need to check it out.

Thank lnichols2
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Ava W
17 January 2017|
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Response from CatieC822 | Reviewed this property |
This is not so much a donut spot as it is a european (german) bakery with a lunch menu and yes, decent gourmet pizza. the cookies look good, but their taste don't always live up to their beauty, in my opinion. the Main... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 604 Main St, Ste A, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1976
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-726-9070
We are located in downtown Half Moon Bay and serve a full-line bakery with european style patries, breads, pies, cakes, desserts and wedding cakes. We also have a delicious menu for a fresh breakfast and lunch includes wood-fired pizza, salads and home-made sandwiches are served in a fast-casual atmosphere on real dishes. there is plenty of seating inside and out and take-out is available.
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