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I love Sams food

Been here once and food was fresh and very tasty. Love their lobster rolls because the ingredients are fresh and the roll is soft. I also ordered calamari and oyster, they are pretty good too. Fresh delicious seafood with a spectacular view of the ocean. Loved it

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More than chowder on the menu

From the road, the building looks simple and unpretentious. Inside is a large, rustic, open space with a long bar, wooden tables, and chairs. There are big windows and a deck overlooking the bay and the ocean beyond. The menu is sizable and features some seasonal selections. The fare is pricey. We decided to forego the namesake chowder and touted lobster roll in favor of grilled fish tacos, that day's special. Th... view more

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Awesome seafood!

I love great seafood & was raised on it growing up. We had Bake Oysters Rockefeller, Steamed Manilla Clams, Fried Calamari, New England Chowder, Caesar Salad and of course a couple of glases of Pinot Grigio wine. The designated driver drank soda of course. All I can say it was the very best in a very long time. The french bread was so fresh & of course I used it to soak up the wonderful broth of the steamed c... view more

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Good food

I love the food here. Nice ambience and good service. There is a great view there too. The location is also perfect, I will surely come back here. :D

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calamari, popcorn shrimp, and ahi - oh my!

Service is sweet and so are their sides and entrees. The sweet corn and string beans are absolutely amazing sides and I know I'm in love with their clam chowder.\r \r We adore this perfectly placed restaurant in Half Moon Bay... It's a small southward drive coming from Pacifica and unquestionably worthwhile ride to dine at this magnificent establishment.\r \r They get romantic points for dinner ambiance too!

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Great seafood, good service, Dramatic views

I love this place. Been there four times...twice for dinner and twice for lunch. The first time was soon after they opened and you you see they needed work to smooth things out. But my last three visits were great! Food is fresh, well cooked seafood. Not what you expect from an ocean front restaurant...far better. The service was casual but good, especially considering how busy this place was. Chowder was outstanding... view more

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Avoid at all costs.

Worst Clam Chowder in the entire universe. If you mix it 50/50 with tabasco it will tast like tabasco. Tabasco tastes good. Who in their right mind rated this place before me. I ran home to find somewhere to bash this place. Overpriced, terrible food but i have to admit the service is great. They even screwed up a gin & tonic. Wow, Let's see, everyone at our table barely made it out alive. The Calimari was the bes... view more

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Lobster roll joke

After reading the visitor guide my friend and I went to Sam's last weekend. The banner on the outside of the building touting the lobster roll as one of the top 5 sandwiches in America sounded promising. Give me a break. For $20 you get an ordinary ""hot dog bun"" with some lobster and butter on it. What a disappointment! Boring and bland. We also ordered the salmon burger which was much better. The coleslaw tast... view more

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4210 Cabrillo Hwy NHalf Moon BayCA 94019

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