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105 Rockaway Beach Ave, Pacifica, CA 94044 (highway 1)
+1 650-557-7025
07:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon 07:00 - 11:00
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:30
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Sacramento, CA
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

The seating is two layers of intimate booths all facing the ocean. The food was fantastic and the staff were prompt at handling all of our needs. While you are staring out the floor to ceiling windows out at the ocean, you barely notice that your drinks are being refilled. At night, the restaurant serves as a bit of nightclub... More 

Thank Dave C
Omaha, Nebraska
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

I really enjoy a good bowl of Clam Chowder and have been all over this great country of ours and always on the lookout for a great chowder restaurant , We were recommended to try Moonraker on a Tuesday Happy Hour where they serve a bowl at half price (normally $11) in the bar only. Well what a treat! The... More 

Thank Bill M
Petaluma, California
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

We had a very nice meal at Moonraker, nice entrée selections. The prices seemed a little high especially the wine, which was nothing special. The service was OK with lots of people attending to us. The physical facility could use little sprucing up.

Thank donnellypc
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

I lived in San Francisco for 13 years and the other ex-city snobs who trash this place and Nicks are generally full of it. This place is better than the vast majority of city restaurants with positively delectable appetizers and a surf and turf plate with lobster tail that is on point. The filet mignon was excellent as well. Their... More 

1 Thank Chris J
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199 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

We went for Happy Hour, drinks and a snack. This is one expensive place, even at happy hour ($13.95 for a Shrimp (6) cocktail). That being said, the view is to die for, perfect for a date - or if someone else is paying. .

Thank Manalani
Los Osos, California
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

decent place, very limited menu, room service bad. bar nice, view nice, staff okay. great ocean views.

Thank dragonsoul
Pacifica, California
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

It's always a treat to come here and enjoy a meal and watch the waves from the floor to ceiling windows as they crash against the beach directly below. The restaurant has two tier levels and consequently every table has a great view of the ocean. The meals and service are wonderful and you never feel rushed. Linger over a... More 

Thank Aija45
Gary M, Owner at Moonraker, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We're happy to hear that it's always a great experience here at Moonraker and truly appreciate your kind compliments. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Grass Valley, California
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

The margaritas were tasty enough to have another! Local raw Marin Gem oysters and clam chowder with Caesar salad. Perfect late night dinner!

Thank rebeccav262
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Dinner was delicious!! service was great and the staff were very friendly. Get a window seat to enjoy the crashing waves.

Thank coupleoftravellers52
San Francisco
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

The Moonraker is inside the Lighthouse Hotel, food is moderate but the location is second to none! Once can sit and watch the waves, and we are not taking small or far away we are talking BIG Maverick Surf where if a storm comes in the water hits the windows where you are dining! Fun, Romantic, Nice Bar, Live Music... More 

Thank gmvcsf

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 11:00
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Rockaway Beach Ave, Pacifica, CA 94044
    (highway 1)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pacifica
  • Phone Number: +1 650-557-7025

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?