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Pillar Point Harbor, Half Moon Bay

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TripAdvisor
  • Free parking is always a plus along the coast, but especially for this "bird trap" at Princeton on the coast. This is not one of the more spectacular spots for gorgeous scenery, but it's a relaxing st...  more »
  • The area has many seafood and other places to eat. Easy access to beaches, quaint shops, and several good places to stay. It is neat to watch the working boats and the pleasure boats in the harbor. Yo...  more »
  • Typical harbour with great views. A number of shops around and some good eating places. We ate at the Brew company across the road although I had heard that restaurant on the harbour has a good reputa...  more »
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  • Pillar Point Harbor is a great place to buy fresh fish straight from the fishermen. You can also rent kayaks and SUP from a couple locations or launch your boat from their ramp. There are some great local restaurants serving lunch and dinner. The harbor employees are very friendly and are trying hard to keep this place pretty despite the huge number of visitors. As a matter of fact they partner with a local non profit called Pacifica Beach Coalition and they lead beach cleanups on a monthly basis.
  • Great place to buy fresh-caught seafood literally off the fishing boat! It's kind of a luck-of-the-draw thing as to what gets in and when, but there is a FishLine app and website that may be helpful.
  • Hike up to Pillar Point and find that small cove a little tucked away with the bench. Great view. The California coast line is truly a beauty.
  • Love it! Need better launch facility.
  • Beautiful to walk around and take photos