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356 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1724
+1 650-726-3425
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
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Hong Kong
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42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

You’ll be back again! We first stumbled onto this place a year and a half ago on a road trip and this time since we are back in the Bay Area we thought we’d come back down to Half Moon bay for lunch and came back to San Benitos for their delicious sandwiches that are all obviously made from fresh... More 

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Thank Schmata
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Cool place with a nice outdoor seating area. I had some great soup and a very big tasty sandwich made to order. I would recommend this place for lunch and the restaurant/bar next door seemed to have a good menu too

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Thank LissaV9
Truckee, California
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287 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Great local Bar and Restaraunt on main street in Half Moon Bay. Full bar for your drinking needs. Good prices.

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Thank dank937
oakland, CA USA
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84 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We attended a very fun wedding reception here over the weekend and were pleasantly surprised by the nice food catered by the restaurant. Delicious and unique quinoa salad, spinach salad with great strawberries, pulled pork mini sliders, beautiful heirloom tomatoes and grilled vegetable platters, tasty fresh fruit and excellent service with a smile. The venue is both indoors and out... More 

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Thank cvalentino
Half Moon Bay, California
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

decided to have a few drinks and watch the ceremonies, 3 tvs so plenty of space to watch. Ballgame on as well. Drinks were nice and well made. Wasn't really hungry but went for the cup of chilli and it was much better than anticipated. Delicious! Nice spicy, cheesy sauce and the chilli it self was over the top tasty.... More 

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baltimore, md
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Good spot on the main drag. Great craft beer selection, but the tequila selection was quite impressive. Was able to taste some that I've never seen before. Friendly staff. Clean restroom. Didn't eat, but saw the chili and the nachos and they both looked delicious.

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Thank officeday
Dallas, Georgia
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

My husband and I popped into the deli thinking we'd have a sandwich for a light lunch. We had no idea how huge these sandwiches are! Fresh bread was sliced really thick and was then piled with heaps of meat, cheese, and any fixings you request. We both grabbed bottled drinks and bags of chips before heading out to the... More 

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Thank Katherine M
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

The homemade bread makes these sandwiches irresistible. Small loaves can be purchased, but get sold out daily. The wheat is our favorite. They slice the bread thick and load the sandwiches up to make a hearty meal. I believe the deli closes by 5 or 5:30pm. I always visit when in the area.

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Thank Joann P
Lehigh Acres, Florida
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

The inside of the deli isn't much to look at, but the sandwiches are excellent. My mother really enjoyed the olive and walnut bread she got on our last visit. It sounds weird but absolutely works. The deli slices thick slabs of meat and cheese--each sandwich half is easily a meal by itself. My garden salad came with a really... More 

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Thank Kim A
Cupertino, California, United States
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100 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

When in sat down, ordered a beer, wife ordered a water, water came, no beer. The waitress took the order from several other tables who came in after us then walked away, LEFT and went down the road. Poor food choices anyway.

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Thank Jerry T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$34
Cuisine
American, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 356 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1724
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-726-3425

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?