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Best things to do in Moss Beach

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Bar
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“Beautiful views of Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, great happy hour and yummy appetizers!”
35 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“The Fitzgerald Marine Reserve tidepools are one of the most beautiful and easily accessible natural wonders of the Northern California coast. Check the tide tables (just search "Fitzgerald Marine Reserve tide tables"–you want to go during the lowest tide, ideally 1 ft or lower. ”
48 locals recommend
Bar
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“Down about 2 miles from our unit - lovely service and food and a great location for a stroll in the Pillar Point Harbor after dinner.”
19 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Street side taco joint - huge quesadillas and burritos, and hot salsa fresca!! Yum! Very affordable and fast. Cures the crave.”
8 locals recommend
Lighthouse
“A nice walk around spot, to view the rugged coastline of Montara - walk along the trails to the north and find the secret beach.”
5 locals recommend
Cafe
“*Currently closed as of 2019* Manager is trying to reopen the restaurant. This cafe at the Half Moon Bay Airport has a great breakfast. You may have to wait in line on the weekends, but it's worth it. Only open for breakfast and lunch.”
9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good local pizza made to order. Call ahead. It's best to get the pizza to go and pick up so that it's fresh and hot. They do also deliver. Salads and sweets are available but vary. Call to inquire.”
5 locals recommend
Bar
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1 local recommends
Premise
“Great for kids. Has a basketball court and large elaborate castle themed playground. Also has a tot lot for smaller children”
2 locals recommend
Park
“Take an enjoyable hike along the bluff tops through Moss Beach out to Pillar Point. It's magic.”
2 locals recommend
Lodging
“Perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific, the historic Point Montara Lighthouse is set against the dramatic and breathtaking scenery of the California coast. Secret tip: If the tide is low, pass the hostel and go down the dirt path to a magical and hidden beach.”
2 locals recommend
Arts
“Great ambiance, live music frequently, indoor outdoor environment, fun, lively. Everyone dances. Families okay.”
1 local recommends