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Flying Fish Grill

211 San Mateo Rd, Postal addr: 99 San Mateo Road Suite D, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1707
+1 650-712-1125
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish tacos” (60 reviews)
“garlic bread” (11 reviews)
Opens in 30 min
American, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
211 San Mateo Rd, Postal addr: 99 San Mateo Road Suite D, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1707
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Nice place with its own parking. Friendly and caring service. Mahi Tacos were super. Cod fish sandwich was also excellent. Sides are homemade. Desserts looked good.

Thank advisorj
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We ate here a couple years ago and felt it didn't live up to its reputation, but one of us returned this year and found the codfish and chips one of the best ever. Batter was light, not too greasy, just right. Service was attentive...More

Thank RuNanS
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We had such delicious tacos and fish and chips. We came back the next day for more fish tacos. We had the mahi mahi grande tacos. I would definitely recommend them

Thank LaliBird
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We visited the Bay Area for family reasons and spent our last day touring the area by car. Arriving in Half Moon Bay quite hungry, we found the Flying Fish Grill through a local restaurant search. Boy were we happy! The service was top notch...More

Thank Toni B
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

After an unsuccessful visit to one five star hotel at Half Moon Bay, we’ve decided to bring the family to lunch at the Flying Fish. Great cioppino. We had the lazy cioppino meaning the crab is not in a shell. Ordered the key lime pie....More

Thank BPenuliar2015
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Arriving in HMB, we made our way to Flying Fish Grill and this time it seemed to be much larger than before; I guess it has been a while since we made the trek over the hill. We ordered the shrimp wrap which my husband...More

1  Thank bikerchick66
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We drove past The Flying Fish Grill in Half Moon Bay on our way down the coast from San Francisco and thought we'd give it a try. The food was delicious!! I had the Cioppino, which was the best I'd ever had! My son had...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 2 February 2018

I have been hearing about the Flying Fish Restaurant for years. With a reputation of good food, great prices and friendly staff. I decided to finally give it a try. It was totally awesome and i am so regretful for waiting this long to give...More

Thank Kelsdog
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great selection of Tacos , very fresh and delicious. Also very good Salmon and Halibut dinners. Best tacos on the coast.

1  Thank ncwtj2000
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Crisp, hot, flavorful fries, and lovely, tender white fish. So rare to find such good quality, and perfectly done fish.

Thank heatherp278
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18 July 2015|
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Response from P M | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Dogs are allowed. Ours sat inside (bar table) with us but there is a very small patio that would have worked too. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 San Mateo Rd, Postal addr: 99 San Mateo Road Suite D, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1707
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-712-1125
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