Sam's Chowder House

4210 Cabrillo Hwy, Half Moon Bay, CA
Capacity: 300 people

About Sam's Chowder House

Choose from six spectacular oceanfront locations for your wedding, reception, engagement party, rehearsal dinner, or bridal shower, for an unforgettable and romantic experience. Voted "Best Waterfront Dining" and "Best Seafood in the Bay Area" by San Francisco's Best of the Baylist, Sam's Chowder House in Half Moon Bay offers breathtaking sunsets, a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean and delectable cuisine. Our excellent Private Dining staff, award-winning seafood, and beautiful ocean front setting will give your guests an unforgettable experience. At Sam's, every seat has an ocean view, and outside seating includes outdoor heat lamps, colorful Adirondack chairs, wind breaks and cozy fire pits. Whether you are looking for a "toes in the sand" oceanfront wedding down on the sandy beach, an elegant tented reception on the grassy lawn, or an intimate gathering inside watching the waves crash, Sam's has the perfect setting for your special day.

Event Spaces

Beachfront Lawn
Mavericks Room
South Beach Bar
The Harbor View
The Ocean Terrace
Venue Types
  • Full Bar/Lounge
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Waterfront
  • Waterview
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 300
  • Special Features: Oceanfront dining, fire pits, Adirondack chairs, amazing sunsets, fire pits, full bar inside, outside bar, steps leading down to lawn for outdoor events or tented weddings, and sandy beach for weddings. Oyster bar and outside oyster cart.