Eat & Shop Along Historic Half Moon Bay Main Street

Half Moon Bay Main StreetDuring your time in the area, take time to enjoy the great restaurants, shopping and nightlife on Half Moon Bay Main Street. Whether you’re on a quest for fashionable clothing or delicious local cuisine, Half Moon Bay Main Street offers an endless source of shops and restaurants within your reach. Come stay with us at the Mill Rose Inn and stroll through the historic downtown to find the hidden gems of local antiques and scrumptious Californian food. Shop in all of Half Moon Bay downtown hot spots, from the locals’ favorites to our visitors’ must-see sites. Use this Half Moon Bay Main Street guide to help you know exactly which places to spend your time!


Pasta Moon

Located on 315 Main Street, Pasta Moon serves the best Italian food in the area. While wandering around Half Moon Bay stop by this charming restaurant for a wonderful lunch or dinner experience. With an excellent selection of wine to choose from, you will have no problem finding the perfect one to pair with your entrée. The friendly services makes for an enjoyable time! End your meal with the classic Italian dessert, Tiramisu!


Cetrella Bistro and Cafe

If you are looking for a fine dinning experience, Cetrella Bistro and Café serves delicious food with great service in a wonderful atmosphere! All the food is prepared with fresh ingredients, adding to the already divine cuisine. The menu changes seasonally. Enjoy brunch, dinner or just a cup of coffee at this quaint establishment. Cetrella is definitely something to talk about!


Sushi Main Street

The absolute best sushi, Sushi Main Street offers delicious fresh food prepared to perfection. For all you sushi lovers out there, pop into this charming restaurant and satisfy your palate with the California rolls or the dragon rolls. Sushi Main Street is serving Japanese food at it’s finest!


Coastside Books 

Coastside Books has served Half Moon Bay since 1972 with a carefully edited selection of current fiction, biography, history, science and nature books. Located on the historic Half Moon Bay Main Street, wander through this store full of not just books but many cards by independent artists and design companies.


Toque Blanche

From cookbooks and cookware, the Toque Blanche offers visitors to the area a fantastic selection of household goods to choose from. Stop at this adorable store and pick up a gift for a friend or something for you! Stock your kitchen with the cookware at Toque Blanche, to remember your time spent on Half Moon Bay Main Street.


The Posh Moon

Looking for the perfect dress for a night on the town? Or a beautiful statement piece? This cute Parisian boutique in the quaint town of Half Moon Bay offers a wide selection of chic, trendy clothing for you to choose from! A style wonderland you won’t want to leave. Fill you suitcase with a lovely collection of clothing, accessories, household goodies, and more! You won’t leave this store empty handed!



Half Moon Bay Main Street is full of amazing treasures just waiting to be discovered. Come stay with us at Mill Rose Inn and wander in and out of the stores and restaurants on Main Street. Just minutes from downtown, our Half Moon Bay bed and breakfast has beautifully decorated rooms and suites, perfect to relax and recounted the day’s activities. Your stay always includes a full gourmet breakfast each morning, so you’ll be able to take on the day’s schedule. We look forward to seeing you soon!


Photo courtesy Neeta Lind.