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La Costanera

8150 Cabrillo Highway, Montara, CA 94037
+1 650-728-1600
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Peruvian, Seafood, Latin, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
8150 Cabrillo Highway, Montara, CA 94037
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Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

I had the braised beef empanada and for $13.00 and it was very small. The macNcheese was very delicious with the smoked bacon. The chicken & chorizo paella was ok tasting nothing wow about it. The paella rice was a little soggy for me. The...More

Thank CaliforniaLosthiker
Reviewed 12 April 2015

I've been here a couple of times and I've always been incredible impressed with the food. Brazilian corn nuts, amazing wine and cocktails, and eclectic dishes...all right on the ocean. This is a place I go out of my way to go to for a...More

Thank kayla530
Reviewed 30 March 2015

I was visiting my family in Half Moon Bay. I would not have discovered this restaurant without them as it is on the way to San Francisco situated on a beautiful beach. The setting of it is definitely special especially for people not living in...More

Thank EvaPrague
Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

Not only a spectacular sunset but we enjoyed the tapas that were all special - prawns coated with quinoa and bbq sweet potatoes to the scallops and empanadas. The paella was fabulous and flavorful for an entree. Last, tried the passion fruit Peruvian drink -...More

Thank MommyK2
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Good food, good service, a bit noisy. Although it is on the beach, not all tables have a great ocean view. Parking is an issue as the lot gets filled quickly then you have to park on Hwy 1 and walk back to the restaurant.

Thank KarenRCB
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Awesome dinner . . Peruvian cuisine . . every dish is a masterpiece! The food is awesome. Unfortunately you can tell your server about food allergy and it will be totally ignored. Your plates will come loaded with whatever you are allergic to. The check...More

Thank UltimateGuide
Reviewed 6 March 2015

This is one of the best restaurants on the Coastside. It is located on the bluff tops and has a commanding view of the ocean. There is a bar downstairs with outside tables (and heat lamps). The food is sensational; full of great flavors. This...More

Thank Marfak
Reviewed 25 February 2015

I can understand why La Costanera received a Michelin Star since they rate on food only. Yes the food is very good and consistent. However, I cannot give a good review on the service. It is consistently poor and I have been there several times....More

Thank Eilene W
Reviewed 18 February 2015

We took our family there and were delighted. We found the view fabulous and the food was as well. Since we live so close to the restaurant we will return many times.

Thank jeanik2014
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Location, Location, Location! This restaurant is perched above Montara public beach along highway one, just north of Half Moon Bay. It would be hard to think of a better location! The main attraction outside the restaurant is the sunset. In winter this can be quite...More

Thank Peter S
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Casual to fancy - but not shorts - lovely place!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8150 Cabrillo Highway, Montara, CA 94037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Montara
  • Phone Number: +1 650-728-1600
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