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Barbara's FishTrap ***

Barbara's Fish Trap in Princeton-by-the-Sea, nr Half Moon Bay

Cuisine: Seafood

Description & Atmosphere
Look for the little red building on stilts, hanging over the water in Princeton-by-the-Sea. The popular little restaurant is frequented by locals and tourists alike — be prepared to wait for a table during weekends and holidays.

Barbara's FishTrap features a cozy glassed-in front patio and a small, casual dining room with windows overlooking the water. Decor includes fish nets dangling from the ceiling.

The glassed-in patio is a fun, casual place to take your team for lunch, especially if you're hosting an nearby off-site corporate event.

Famous for two dishes in particular — its delicious thick Clam Chowder and the Fish 'n Chips — Barbara's FishTrap also has incredible Salmon Burgers, Seafood Tempura (prawns, scallops, fish, calamari and vegies), Dungeness Crab Salad, and an awesome Dungeness Crab Sandwich (crab, onion, celery and special sauce heaped on a Sourdough roll).

With food this good, it's no wonder there's always a line out the door!

Open daily
Sun-Thurs 11am-9pm,
Fri-Sat 11am-9:30pm

Winter Hours:
Sun-Thurs 11am-8:30pm
Fri-Sat 11am-9pm

No reservations

Lot parking across the street


Reasonably priced

Cash only —
No credit cards accepted



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Barbara's Fish Trap in Princeton-by-the-Sea, nr Half Moon Bay

Birds and ocean view at Princeton-by-the-Sea, Half Moon Bay, California

Inside Barbara's Fish Trap - room overlooks water

Barbara's Fish Trap Glassed-In Patio

Barbara's FishTrap View from the inside tables

Outside Barbara's Fish Trap, Princeton-by-the-Sea

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281 Capistrano Road,

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