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3-Zero Cafe

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9850 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-5208
+1 650-728-1411
07:00 - 15:00
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 15:00
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Foster City, California
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Great place to get almost anything you want to eat or drink! Interesting bloody mary made with beer! Nice wait staff.

Thank Starforman
San Francisco Bay Area
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269 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We took in the 3-zero for a Father's Day breakfast today. Arrived at 8:15.... And wow were they busy. We had around a 10min wait..... Traffic was light all the way their on 92 from 280.... So I was surprised how busy they were. Definitely worth the wait.. Their menu for breakfast is what I would call broad and diverse.... More 

Thank kh57ca
Half Moon Bay, California
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

A right turn off Route 1 into this local haunt will probably be a happy landing for hungry diners looking for good quality, variety and service. A woman named Willa who runs a nearby horse stables first shared the best kept secret for eggs and pancakes (yes, real maple syrup) in Half Moon Bay. It's not ideal if you want... More 

Thank luannedesign
Sonoma, California
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Cute little cafe with a aviator theme. Nice size menu to choose from. Very generous portions. The strawberry waffle was like dessert it was soooo good! Definitely recommend.

Thank Nina3287
San Francisco
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291 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

This restaurant, next to a small airport, has a significant airplane theme, with pictures and posters covering the walls. The food was average, although I heard that the breakfasts were better than average. I probably won't go there again since I resist restaurants solely on the quality of the food.

Thank OmarKhayyam
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast and service at an small county airport. Everything we ordered from eggs benedict,hash browns and waffles and bacon were all good diner quality and made right.

Thank Sierra N
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for brunch. Restaurant less than half full. Two waitresses, dishwasher maybe two cooks. Service was so slow, cook one meal at a time and then it sits for the rest of the order. Waitresses more interested in talking than delivering food.Chicken fried steak was fried to death and luke warm,potatoes was also Luke warm but toast was... More 

Thank Rockinrobin1951
Half Moon Bay, California
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Owner seems stressed but does try to put on a happy face. Food is so so and my grandson Charlie loves chocolate and the Mickey Mouse pancakes

Thank DDLMaverick
Eureka, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

I and my family were on our way home from Santa Cruz and I wanted to eat here based on the reviews. Never would have stopped based on its outside appearance. Inside wasn't much different. The food was fantastic though. My son bit into his hamburger and the look of pure joy overcame him. He said it was the best... More 

Thank scott707_13
San Francisco, California
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

"Air Terminal," reads the sign over the doorway of the small, fiftyish one-story building at the Half Moon Bay Airport. Inside is the airport office, but most of the square footage is used by the 3-Zero Cafe, whose name echoes the flight term. Homey and serviceable, its walls pleasantly cluttered with clippings and photos from the last hundred years, this... More 

Thank Shauna0829

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9850 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-5208
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-728-1411

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?