We are OPEN for TAKEOUT only at this time...

We plan to be open in a few weeks for outdoor dining, but are busy retro-fitting the restaurant to meet the health and safety guidelines required.  At this time, we are not taking advance reservations.  Please check back on our website, or follow us on Facebook or Instagram for the latest news about reopening. 

Please be aware that there is NO BEACH ACCESS from Sam’s at this time, and MASKS are REQUIRED to enter the restaurant.

To Order:

  • ONLINE at www.samstakeout.com
    We will email or text you when your order is ready (include mobile# in notes). Please remain in your car. When your order is ready, drive by the front and a we’ll hand you your order. Please do not congregate in the parking lot.  
  • CALL 650 712-0245 x1
  • VISIT US and order in person. Only two people at a time can enter, keeping a safe social distance.

Discounted beer and wine, as well as pre-packaged cocktails are available for takeout, but you must order at the restaurant. Follow our Facebook or Instagram pages for updates.

Sam's ChowderMobile

  • On the coast, in Moss Beach at the Chevron station most days, and in the Ocean Colony neighborhood on Wednesdays 4:30-7:30.
  • Visit www.samschowdermobile.com to see the daily schedule.

We are following the health and sanitary guidelines of the San Mateo County Health Department, and other local and government authorities. Please also be aware that gatherings pose a heightened risk of COVID-19 transmission, and that older adults and individuals with existing health conditions are at particularly serious risk if they contract COVID-19 and should not attend. Please practice social distancing at all times.

If you need to reach us, call our main number at 650 712-0245. We have a very small staff at the moment, so please be patient with us. Thank you for helping to support our employees during this time, and we wish you all good health!

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Contact us:

Reservations: (650) 712-0245 or use Open Table.

For private event and wedding inquiries, please contact Tina Lourenco at (650) 712-0245 x4 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For other inquiries, you can email us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (not recommended for reservations, as it may take 24 hours for us to respond).

Fax: (650) 712-0371

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Find us:

4210 North Cabrillo Hwy
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Map and directions

Mailing address:
PO Box 2496
El Granada, CA 94018
Please note: USPS mail will NOT be delivered to our restaurant address, please be sure to use our mailing address.

Join us:

If you are a high energy individual who is passionate about food or hospitality, contact us! We are always adding to our top-notch team and would love to talk with you. Send us your resume copied into an This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – no attachments please as they won't be opened. Thank you!

See our list of Open Jobs