Fodor's Expert Review Sam's Chowder House
This East Coast–style waterfront seafood joint may not be textbook Cape Cod, but that's okay—dine here, and you'll get the best of both coasts: fresh West Coast seafood prepared with traditional East Coast recipes. Indoor seats are in several long dining rooms; cozy outdoor seats are warmed by gas fire pits and heaters on chilly days; and every seat in the house looks out to the water.
4210 North Cabrillo Hwy. (Hwy. 1)
Half Moon Bay, California 94019, USA
- New England–style clam chowder
- Award-winning lobster rolls
- Fresh local seafood