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Moonstone Grill

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100 Moonstone Beach Rd, Trinidad, CA 95570-9619
+1 707-677-1616
17:00 - 20:30
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Wed - Sun 17:00 - 20:30
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Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has the perfect location to watch a beautiful sunset. They open at 5 PM, and usually people line up at the door before opening. They have a happy hour, but everything on their Happy Hour menu is fried, high carb/high cholesterol. I ordered the pok chops with some apple relish from the main menu. The food came out... More 

Thank tigrris
Medford, Oregon
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great service and eye on the small details to make an excellent dining experience, good menu selections, excellent ocean view setting.

Thank rmuckey1
London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Set with far reaching views across the beach and ocean this worth a detour ! Bar is friendly with a mix of tourist and locals and food is good! A lovely experience especially before sunset.

Thank richard g
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207 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary with a lovely dinner here. From being seated in a perfect place for viewing the sunset to the luscious dessert we had to share because we were so full of the other amazing courses, this meal was declared one of the best we had shared in our many years together. Delicious chowder, unbelievable... More 

Thank Mary V
Northern California
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110 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

South of Trinidad, this restaurant is reached via the crumbled, winding Scenic Drive, one lane in places where the other has fallen down the cliff into the sea. Or by Highway 101 via an indirect and not well marked entrance and exit. The service was friendly and attentive. The bread I recall was white bread in a torpedo shape, and... More 

Thank ronks
Eureka, California
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256 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Here fancy attire is clean jeans with your vest. But, the food here is top notch. We take out of town guests here and its always sure to wow and please. Do start with the oysters. For entres two of us had the prime rib. Its exactly how prime rib should be, moist, rare, slightly salty and very tender! Our... More 

1 Thank norcalhummingbirds
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Service is EXCEPTIONAL, here. Everyone treats you very special, as if they've been waiting all day for your arrival. The bar was buzzing with happy hour guests. I had a Scallops Rockefeller starter and a salad with apples and nuts and a nice, light citrus vinaigrette. Wish I could say more about the menu but I ate light that night.... More 

2 Thank wildwest739
Guffey, Colorado
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had to take reservations late 8pm so if you plan to go call early. The food was prepared the way we ordered it. I like my steak well done and they were able to cook it so no pink and melt in the mouth taste. The view would be great if you get there before dark. The staff was... More 

1 Thank susieatblackbear
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163 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We only had cocktails and snacks....and we sat at the crowded bar. It was very nice and the view of the beach is awesome.

2 Thank Marc L
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

A small upscale restaurant with ocean views offering a nice variety of dishes, including vegetarian options.

2 Thank paulapY5540TV

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?