cafe gibraltar


425 Avenue Alhambra
El Granada, CA [directions]
(650) 560-9039

Owner and Chef: Jose Luis Ugalde

Owner and Manager: Liam Durkee


Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday:
5:00 - 9:00pm
Friday, Saturday:
5:00 - 9:45pm

Live Music

Wednesdays, 6:00 - 8:30
Classical & Contemporary Guitar by Richard Patterson

Select Sundays, 6:00 - 8:00pm
Flamenco Guitar by Stevan Pasero

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Welcome to Cafe Gibraltar

Serving authentic Mediterranean cuisine since 1998, Cafe Gibraltar offers an award-winning menu served in a unique setting with a spectacular ocean view. Cafe Gibraltar is proud to use only organic free-range meat and fowl, organic produce and flour, and only the freshest seafood. 

Join us for Easter Brunch, from 10am to 4pm!  Please check out the menu under the menu prompt.  Happy Spring!

Cafe Gibraltar was recently featured on Check Please! Bay Area, with rave reviews from the diners, follow this link to see the segment.

Cafe Gibraltar was recently chosen as the locals favorite place to celebrate a special occasion, for the second year a row in the Half Moon Bay Review.

The 2014 Zagat Guide has awarded Cafe Gibraltar 28 points for food, the highest rating for any restaurant on the San Mateo County coast — and has listed Cafe Gibraltar at the number six position in the "top food" category in the guide, from among 1495 restaurants rated. 

Additionally, we have are recommended by the Michelin Guide for the fourth year in a row and we are among the highest rated Bay Area restaurants at, and!

Cafe Gibraltar was also selected by Wine Enthusiast Magazine to receive their Award of Distinction three years in a row. This award recognizes Cafe Gibraltar as one of the nation's most wine-friendly restaurants!



For reservations, please call us at (650) 560-9039 or use our online reservations form.

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