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Chez Shea

408 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1725
+1 650-560-9234
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
408 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1725
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Dishes with flavors from around the world are presented by friendly servers in a low-key bistro. We shared the soup of the day, a starter, two main courses and a dessert. In all, the culinary influences came from Greece, Mexico, Italy, and good old California....More

1  Thank je-voyage-partout
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The menu is somewhat middle eastern, somewhat Spanish/Latin and whatever else they think is good. And, for the most part, the food is good. My wife ordered a warm seafood salad and I had tacos a la planch. We shared a bit of each other's...More

Thank oregonpoppa
Reviewed 26 March 2017

An unpretentious small restaurant with a varied menu from the Mediterranean and South America. The staff is pleasant, and the food is fresh and tasty.

1  Thank Howard R
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Stopped by here for lunch on the recommendation of a friend. I had the chicken and vegetable curry wrap which was very flavorful and fresh. Excellent service and nice little patio out back too.

1  Thank GlobalTouristHawaii
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We live down the street from Chez Shea and I always look forward to eating here. Last time I was in, I had the Salmon with Cinnamon, Turmeric and Citrus. One of the best things I've eaten in quite a while, and I've never had...More

1  Thank go94019
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Would have been a 5 star if they had cleaned it up a bit and I not have waitresses coughing into their hands i'm not washing after. Great beet salad. Would not dine here again

1  Thank jocelynd102
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I had the vegetable curry but had a hard time not trying the bobo something a South African dish. My curry was amazing. Nice atmosphere but great food!

1  Thank Jane S
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

A pleasant surprise. Very unassuming but so delicious!!! Everything from pumpkin soup, to pipian con carne de puerco, warm seafood salad, child rellano, creme brûlée, fried calamari! I didn't want to stop eating. Food was so fresh, not over seasoned, just perfect. I want to...More

1  Thank Gabriel G
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We've eaten here twice and will return again. Everything was cooked to perfection - great choices on the menu... Friendly staff.

1  Thank Marcia P
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is a small family operated restaurant that favors Mexican style cuisine. Every bit of it ....all the choices are excellent. They really know how to prepare excellent meals with poblano peppers, their beans and rice are just superb. It's home cooking Mexicano style. No...More

1  Thank MikeyBoy12804
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 16:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 408 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1725
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-560-9234
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