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La Costanera

8150 Cabrillo Highway, Montara, CA 94037
+1 650-728-1600
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Peruvian, Seafood, Latin, South American
8150 Cabrillo Highway, Montara, CA 94037
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Interesting, Michelin rated, fairly unique Peruvian restaurant with ocean view. I will order the crab salad and the mussels when we return. Great service.

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

On this deserted coastline I stayed at the Montara Light House Hostel and spent my evenings at this exquisitely located rather elegant large restaurant. Usually I prefer mom and pop places, but this hit the spot! And what a spot! Right on the ocean, big,...More

Thank pongo2014
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The House Pisco is delicious. The variety and taste of food is unique and great for special occasions as prices are close to fine dining prices. This is the place to bring a date you want to impress. Great customer service and table side visit...More

Thank zenwave
Reviewed 13 April 2017

So this is where we dined on her birthday. The food and service were stellar, the view was spectacular. The high rating was earned through their dedication to excellent cuisine.

Thank James C
Reviewed 9 April 2017

There were four of us in our party and we all loved the dishes we ordered. Portions were a good size, and, the setting, looking out over the ocean at sunset could not have been better. I'm not giving it five stars as the service...More

Thank Jan743
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Food was great, then.....Upon receiving the bill, totaling over $250, I found that EACH Soda Water from the gun, in a stinkin Shirley Temple glass, chock full o' ice was $3. Major Fail! This is more expensive than a bottle of Crystal Geysers. My mistake...More

Thank DrGuapo
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The service is impeccable, everyone of the waitstaff from our waitress, to busboy to floorwalker is at the top of their game. On the advice of our very helpful waitress we chose to have five small plates. Two of shrimp on sweet potato (3 shrimp...More

1  Thank Donasdhu
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This restaurant is located about 3 miles from Half Moon Bay and has a reputation as one of the best S American restaurants in the area. Unfortunately, since we were ordering as a group, not much of the menu was to my taste and the...More

Thank Moleseyboy
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I went to La Costanera two nights running. On both occasions the weather was against us so I didn't get to sample the views over the ocean. The first visit was a large corporate event and I was really impressed by how they looked after...More

1  Thank SixNineOne
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I have been here twice now, both times with groups of four, so have tasted a wide range of the offerings. Everything has been wonderful. This evening I had the swordfish with roasted vegetables and it was excellent. Ask for a table as close to...More

1  Thank JMA-Kunming
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Janice P
Is there a dress code?
28 June 2015|
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Response from Steveroo | Reviewed this property |
Casual to fancy - but not shorts - lovely place!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8150 Cabrillo Highway, Montara, CA 94037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Montara
  • Phone Number: +1 650-728-1600
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