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Cetrella ***

Cetrella on Main Street

845 Main Street
Half Moon Bay
650-726-4090

Cuisine: No. Mediterranean

Description & Atmosphere
Cetrella — a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence winner — has attracted quite a following in Half Moon Bay and beyond. It's an impressive venue for entertaining clients and out-of-town guests.

Main Dining Room

Located on the lower end of Main Street, the roomy Mediterranean-style restaurant features high ceilings with massive wood beams and a 60-ft. skylight. Its three dining rooms seat up to 120 people — the main room overlooks the open kitchen and the other two areas include a beautiful stone fireplace.

Cetrella also has three private dining rooms — ideal for Wine-Tasting Dinners, Parties and Corporate Meetings.

The Bar/Café features a Baby Grand Piano and Live Jazz Thurs-Sat nights.



Food
Flavorful Northern Mediterranean cuisine inspired by the coastal villages of France, Italy and Spain includes: deliciously thin, crispy Wood-Oven Pizzas, Raw Bar, fresh Seafood & Salads, Rotisserie Roasted Free-Range Chicken, Grilled Steaks, tasty Paellas and Homemade Pastas. Even the side dishes are spectacular, especially the Wood-Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Smoked Bacon.

Cetrella even has a European cheese storage and aging room — located just inside the main entrance — and offers an impressive Cheese Tasting selection.

International wine list.



 

Private Party Rooms
Cetrella can easily accommodate 10-300 people for Private Parties and Corporate Events.

Wine Cellar — the room overlooks a glass-partitioned wine cellar (photo below) featuring over 3,500 bottles of wine. Ideal for Wine-Tastings and more intimate settings, it seats up to 20 people.

Wine Cellar

Provence — the room has its own private entrance and overlooks the restaurant's herb garden. It can seat up to 60 people; 80 for a reception.

Terrace Room — features a fireplace and arched wood-framed windows overlooking Main Street. The cozy area seats up to 24 people.

Hours
Open daily.
Dinner: Sun-Thurs 5:30-9:30pm
Fri-Sat 5:30-10pm

Sunday Brunch: 10:30-2:30pm

Bar/Café:
Sun-Wed 5-10pm
Thurs-Sat 5pm-12am.

Reservations
Reservations recommended.

Parking
Lot parking.

Service
Very Good.

Prices
Moderate-Expensive.

More Info
Check out Cetrella's web site for more information on restaurant reservations, menu, wine list, room availability, deposits and directions.

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