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Moonstone Grill

100 Moonstone Beach Rd, Trinidad, CA 95570-9619
+1 707-677-1616
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
100 Moonstone Beach Rd, Trinidad, CA 95570-9619
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is fairly good but much too over priced. The view was nothing special, compare to the view at Sunset restaurant. Service is good.

Thank Ookie1682
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food and a gorgeous sunset view! We had no reservation, but they were able to seat us at the bar. Don't think we could have had a better view of the sunset. One of the best filet mignons I have ever eaten!

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Great food, Humboldt Pacific petite oysters fab! Our server Laura was great and nothing was too much trouble. Even the brussel sprouts managed to shine! View also spectacular in spite of the unseasonably wet and foggy weather during the day. All in all a lovely...More

Thank Gill A
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Excellent service. Very attentive. Did not have to ask for anything. Food was very good, but a bit overpriced. While we enjoyed the ocean view, the afternoon sun made it a bit uncomfortable. Probably looks awesome after sunset.

Thank desertsailor
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This is Definitely a fine dining establishment, but they are so welcoming and accommodating that we felt just fine in our plain clothes with 2 rambunctious little girls. Most of the seats at the bar face the ocean with a lovely view. We were a...More

Thank ohdonnaoh
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We started with the oysters which were fabulous! Then my husband and I shared a spinach salad and the fish special with cous cous. Everything was so fresh and well prepared. And the lava cake was scrumptious! The view was beautiful and I'm still thinking...More

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

The food is very good here. Nice view of Trinidad bay me. Small Casino but still fun. Try it and you will like it.

Thank Don S
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Our first night we made reservations for 7:45PM, and not only enjoyed a stunning sunset over the Pacific, but superb food. We opted to do only appetizers, and we were not disappointed. Every dish was perfectly prepared and delicious (scallops, prawns, seafood chowder & baked...More

Thank Hopsalong
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We had a marvelous meal at this wonderful restaurant in remote Trinidad. Right on the beach, every table has a beautiful sunset view. We started with drinks and fresh oysters at the bar for happy hour - be sure and tell them if you want...More

Thank Michelelabelle
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We took a group of 8 here and were very satisfied with everything. The food exceeded expectations. Great seafood and well prepared. The atmosphere is great and the sunset was awesome. This area is somewhat off the grid so it can be somewhat of a...More

Thank robert e
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12 December 2016|
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Response from Linda B | Reviewed this property |
I did not know they served duck, so I have no idea where they get them. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Moonstone Beach Rd, Trinidad, CA 95570-9619
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Trinidad
  • Phone Number: +1 707-677-1616
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