VIA UNO Cucina Italiana & Bar

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    Fresh, Local Ingredients

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    Neapolitan Wood-Fired Pizza

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    Fine Italian Cuisine In Half Moon Bay

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    Calabrian Wine Room Available For Private Events

Welcome to VIA UNO!

Welcome to VIA UNO!

From Calabria to Campania, Rome to Naples, and Potenza to Cosenza, the many culinary flavors of Southern Italy’s regions find their way to VIA UNO’s cucina daily. We are proud to share with you recipes from our families, friends and chefs, both traditional and contemporary. Our menu features farm-to-table foods that are hand selected daily from farms along the coast and in the San Francisco Bay Area. This style of purchasing is the true Italian trattoria way: using local, regionally grown and artisan produced fare, and preparing these ingredients in the Italian Slow Food Movement style.

To Italians, a meal is more than just food – it’s an experience, it’s a memory, and it’s an event to be shared with family and friends. Welcome to VIA UNO!

Reserve Our Wine Room

Reserve Our Wine Room

Join us in our Calabrian Wine Room where we host lively wine pairing dinners complete with a five course prix fixe menu.  Our wine room is also available for private parties seating up to 18.  Call 650.560.8858 to reserve.

Enjoy Our Outdoor Patio

Enjoy Our Outdoor Patio

Enjoy our heated dog-friendly outdoor patio!  A cheerful gathering place for family and friends by day, an ideal romantic dinner destination by night.  Seats up to 35 for private parties.

Join Us For Nightly Specials

Join Us For Nightly Specials

Monday – Lobster Night
Half Maine lobster with spaghetti pasta in a light spicy tomato sauce – $25

Tuesday – Locals’ Night
Special 4-course dinner – $19.95

Wednesday – Rabbit Special
Local rabbit stewed with vegetables and herbs served over polenta – $22

Thursday – Calabria Night
Specials menu features classic Calabrian dishes

 

Voted Favorite New Restaurant

Voted Favorite New Restaurant

Discover for yourself why Half Moon Bay locals voted us the best new restaurant in town. Enjoy big city taste in small town casual coastal ambiance including a modern-rustic dining room, dog-friendly outdoor patio, and private wine room.  VIA UNO – where authentic Calabrian tradition gets a fresh new locally-sourced interpretation!

As Seen in Sunset Magazine

As Seen in Sunset Magazine

Sunset Magazine, October 2014

“Dining has always been a dicey proposition in Half Moon Bay, the main options being high-end hotel fare or fried fish from a walk-up window. In March, two Italian immigrants opened Via Uno, where they installed a big wood-burning oven that turns out terrific pizzas. Try the capricciosa, with artichokes, mushrooms, olives, and Italian ham. Crisp-skinned grilled seabass on fennel is good too, especially when paired with a dry white from the Old World-heavy wine list.” -Tam Putnam