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Ketch Joanne Restaurant & Bar

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$$ - $$$
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17 Johnson, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
+1 650-728-3747
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08:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 00:00
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San Francisco, California
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94 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We needed a relatively quick brunch, and Joann's provided it. Portions were not huge, choice of sides with eggs or omelets were perfect - potatoes OR fruit - toast was REAL yummy whole grain, coffee was great and the price was very reasonable. The place was crowded towards lunch time (serve breakfast through about 1pm), but the service was VERY... More 

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Thank Anne O
Norfolk, Virginia, United States
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food (try the eggs with calamari steak), large servings, great drinks. fabulous atmosphere. We live on a boat on the east coast so this felt like home away from home. Love the wood stove fashioned out of a mooring ball. Great Irish coffee on the sidewalk when it's warm. Look forward to returning. Wish we could find one of... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for breakfast and it was to busy for the help to keep up so it took a lot longer than it should. food was ok and the place was nice. I would suggest eating here if its not super busy especially in the bar area, it tends to overflow and get so noisy you can't enjoy your... More 

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Petaluma, California, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy restaurant. Great Service. Fabulous food! We went for breakfast and got there around 10:30. The place was packed but we didn't wait more than 20 minutes and our table was ready. The staff was friendly and helpful. We live about an hour and a half away from Half Moon Bay but when we visit our daughter and son-in-law, we... More 

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Thank Lynn C
Mammoth Lakes, California
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Very good food, large portions and fast service. A busy bar, casual atmosphere. Outside seating but not enough shade, we sat inside.

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Thank corvibrown
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I've heard about this place but never have been till the other day. Place was packed but we were able to sit at the bar. We ordered a drink with the bartender while we checked out the menu. We decided to split the salmon and chips and also the crab and shrimp Louie. The food came out not more than... More 

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Thank Sandy M
Chicago, Illinois
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful choice when you want seafood prepared any way you like, servers and the kitchen are very accommodating. Vegetable sides are not to be missed!

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Thank Sharon O
Tucumcari, New Mexico
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We found this place near our hotel in the marina. Great food and drinks. Love their sea food. They had accommodations for our 1 year old granddaughter. Many locals love this place and that tells you something about quality and price. Went back 3 times, Breakfast and lunch.

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Thank Charles C
Westfield, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Stopped in while exploring the wharf. Enjoyed the New England Clam Chower and the fish and chips. Service quick and waitstaff friendly.

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Thank TheOtherRight
San Francisco
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

For many years we just went to Harbor Bar for the fried artichoke hearts. They are nothing special, just really good. We live in San Francisco and a trip to Pillar Point Harbor is a nice micro vacation: Lunch at the bar then a short drive to Pillar Point for a walk on the beach. We've never sat in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Johnson, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-728-3747

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