San Francisco area coastal wedding destinations

Reception or Rehearsal Dinner – Pasta Moon

Written by Terry Plank on . Posted in Reception Locations & Dining, Resources - Half Moon Bay Coastside

Pasta Moon RistoranteThe Pasta Moon Restaurant is located in quaint downtown Half Moon Bay in a quiet corner of town, just 30 miles south of San Francisco. It has a wonderful atmosphere and is well known as an authentic Italian ristorante.

Half Moon Bay’s bounty of beauty has lured people to settle there from around the world. Several Italian growers have been growing and supplying fresh organic produce that has been a staple of the restaurants menu since it opened 17 years ago.

They have a fabulous selection of antipasti, insalata and zuppa, pizza, housemade pastas, and secondi piatti dishes for you to choose from.

For a rehearsal dinner or dinner reception Pasta Moon has a lovely private room overlooking their garden and Pilarcitos Creek. The room seats up to 45 people and is available for a luncheon or dinner.

For more information visit, www.pastamoon.com or call Teresa at 650-726-5125.

Best Regards,

Limousine Service – California Pacific Limousine

Written by Terry Plank on . Posted in Resources - Half Moon Bay Coastside

California Pacific Limousine is a family-owned limousine business providing services in the Bay Area since 1994. They are detail-oriented and strive to provide a great experience with the best drivers and strong work ethic. They know the San Francisco – Bay Area well so you don’t have to. As you plan your wedding day transportation arrangements California Pacific Limousine wants to make sure this occasion is the best day of your life. Their tuxedoed chauffer will roll out the red carpet and provide champagne and roses for the wedding couple. They can also accommodate transportation arrangements for your wedding party and guests. General wedding package information:
  • Up to 8 passengers for $95 per hour
  • Three hour minimum
  • Airport service available for out of town family and guests
California Pacific Limousine’s fleet includes 6 or 8 passenger all new Lincoln town cars, a Ford Expedition SUV, a 7-15 passenger van, 25+ passenger busses, a mini-coach and a standard coach. They pride themselves as being #1 as a professional limousine service. Therefore, their limousines feature the following amenities:
  • Color TV and VCR
  • Bar
  • Stereo with a CD player
  • Leather Interior
  • Sun Roof
  • Phone
For more information on their wedding packages visit, www.calpaclimo.com or call 650-738-5668. Best Regards,

Wedding Cakes – Moonside Bakery

Written by Terry Plank on . Posted in Resources - Half Moon Bay Coastside, Wedding Tips

Moonside Bakery is a European-style bakery located in the heart of downtown Half Moon Bay. Their wedding cakes are made with only the finest, freshest ingredients and they offer a wide variety of flavor and style options to suit your needs.

Their certified master pastry chef and owner, Thomas Grauke, will sit down with you to explain the delicious possibilities available for your special day. His general style is classical, but he has created many different styles of wedding cakes and is open to ideas to accommodate your personal style.

Moonside Bakery offers cake flavor options of dense chocolate which they suggest complimenting with their delicious chocolate canache filling, white sponge which is a more traditional layer to compliment any filling, chocolate sponge cake which is both delicious and moist and carrot cake with carrots, pecans, walnuts and filled with cream cheese filling.

Their fresh fruit fillings include strawberry, lemon, and raspberry or you can choose from several mousse options of chocolate, mocha, mascarpone cheese or hazelnut.

Then to finish it you can select either white chocolate buttercreme or whipped crème icing and/or topped with fresh fruit.

Whatever your style and taste, Moonside Bakery will provide a special, fresh compliment for your wedding cake.

For more information visit, www.moonsidebakery.com or call 650-726-9070 to make an appointment.

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