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“Specials were not the thing to try!”
Review of Pasta Moon

Pasta Moon
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Ranked #2 of 102 Restaurants in Half Moon Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$50
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Based on reviews here on Tripadvisor and a suggestion from the Ritz Carlton we made reservations for dinner here. We were looking forward to a good Italian meal, but should have stuck with our original thoughts.
We had the special local heirloom tomato to start which was wonderful. But, one of the specials was fish baked in parchment. The waiter highly recommened this. Both my husband and I decided to go with his suggestion and try the fish. We both wish we had stuck with one of the pasta dishes. The paper was very browned and gave the fish a slighty burned rather unpleasant taste and it was over cooked. Neither of us were able to eat much of it.
The restaurant was very crowded and very loud. We were brushing elbows with the table next to us. We didn't mind so much and it could be a fun experience if the food you order was also good. If you are out for a romantic evening, this might not be the best choice because of the crowded table and the noise level.
If we were to be back in the area again we would give this restaurant another try, but would stick with the pasta dishes next time.

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Thank shelbee67
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Reviewed 11 October 2013

Have been going every time in Half Moon area. Great fresh pasta. Strong and exciting wine list and good service.


Thank Alexandria-Bob
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Reviewed 11 October 2013

Pasta moon's hand-made past is excellent. The restaurant features fresh local ingredients and produce, so the salads are very fresh and tasty. The best dish is definitely the lasagna! The butterscotch pudding for dessert is also a must!

Thank suntravel2000
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Reviewed 6 October 2013 via mobile

Wow!!! Everything I had last night from the lasagna to risotto with shrimp was awesome. Let's not leave out dessert! Yum

Thank tonic12345
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Reviewed 2 October 2013

We had seen this restaurant reviewed in travel books and it came highly recommended. Truly, it was way up there on my list of favorite meals. The chef herself served us, although I was unaware of it at the time. Had I known I would have liked to have asked her a few chef related questions. There is a choice of seating areas and we took advantage of being seated so that we could enjoy the music of the featured guitarist. This restaurant may be a splurge for some, but really worth it for a fine meal and evening.

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