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Half Moon Bay Brewing Company

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Half Moon Bay Brewing CompanyHalf Moon Bay Brewing Company
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3.66/5
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422 Ratings
Half Moon Bay Brewing CompanyHalf Moon Bay Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

390 Capistrano Rd
Half Moon Bay, California, 94019
United States

(650) 728-2739 | map
hmbbrewingco.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
80
Reviews:
119
Ratings:
422
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
3.86/5
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
38
pDev:
9.84%
 
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Reviews by willjschmidt:
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3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

A brewpub located in Princeton-by-the-Sea, about 5 miles north of Half Moon Bay. Great location, right on the water, just a few hundred yards from Pillar Point harbor where one can purchase live dungeness crabs right off the boat. Typical brew-pub food with much more emphasis on seafood. The food is also a bit on the pricey side. The beers are all pretty good, if none are outstanding. I had their wet hop IPA which I had previously sampled at the Toronado's wet hop festival. Not bad but it was one of the weaker offerings at the fest. Also had their regular IPA which was a pretty good IPA. I would definitely recommend this place.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of gr8fulbeerhead
4.05/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of UCLABrewN84
4.19/5  rDev +8.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.94/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of CJNAPS
3.6/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Nice place beauty ocean view from the outside seating. I had a couple of their IPA's nothing special but still a good fresh IPA is always a good thing in my book.

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Photo of BubbleBobble
3.65/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of HMBBrewingCo
5/5  rDev +29.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of dmk82
4.46/5  rDev +15.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of WillDavis707
3.84/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4.5

Awesome spot right on the coast. Oysters were yummy. Cool outdoor patio with great views.

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Photo of Geoffq
4.15/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of Paccamacca
3.96/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of RBassSFHOPit2ME
4.04/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Martin_carvalho
3.6/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of KarmicSkrambl8
4.58/5  rDev +18.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Bacon Bleu Cheese Burger---one of best ever

Double Overhead IPA....phenomenal and deadly

Firepits....stellar setting

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Photo of bsuedekum
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of BabaBeer
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of kingpin1010
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of BMWiens
2.99/5  rDev -22.5%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 2 | selection: 3.75 | food: 2.5

Brewpub on the coast, south of San Francisco.

Beers: they try to make lower alcohol brews. Kudos for the attempt. Some end up watery, but it's better than being unable to drive after a single beer.

Food: nothing outstanding.

Service: watch your beer or the server will take it, try to push you out before you're done.

Parking can be limited especially on weekends.

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Photo of Dcbelkot
3/5  rDev -22.3%

Photo of JIMMER
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of Beer21
4.09/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3 | food: 4

I arrived here for lunch as it opened. It was a bright sunny windless day that was perfect for sitting in their abundant outdoor area. The outdoor seating overlooks the harbor across the road. It is a nice setting for lunch. I was immediately offered a menu and ordered the fish tacos. They were above average.

The beer selection was pretty good, but I only had time for a couple of half pints. I tried the Princeton by the sea IPA first and thought is was a typical West Coast IPA. Nothing special but pretty good. Next was the session Maverick Back in the Saddle Rye IPA. This was also pretty good. I could barely tell that it was a session beer.

The service was excellent and attentive. Everyone seemed pretty happy. Overall this is a great place to visit if you are driving along the coast or staying the night in Half Moon Bay.

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Photo of SkinniePost
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of Ilovebeer1549
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Oaktown2017
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of Matt_Ortiz
4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Half Moon Bay Brewing Company in Half Moon Bay, CA
Brewery rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 422 ratings
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