Founded in 1927 by restaurant owner Frank Torres, the Moss Beach Distillery was a former 1920s speakeasy that purchased boot legged spirits during the Prohibition and was frequented by silent movie stars, politicians, and mystery novelist Dashiell Hammet. Built on cliffs above a private beach, its
During Prohibition, the San Mateo Coast was an ideal spot for rum running, bootleggers and speakeasies, establishments which sold illegal booze to thirsty clients.
One of the most successful speakeasies of the era was Frank s Place on the cliffs at Moss Beach. Built by Fr
This historic restaurant dates back to the 1920's and has been a favorite ocean view restaurant for many people worldwide. Guests marvel at the view of the Pacific Ocean while enjoying the Distillery's excellent cuisine including fabulous prime steaks and fresh seafood favorites. Relax by the patio
During the Prohibition era of the 1920s, a young woman was murdered after her lover found her cheating with another man who was employed at the site. Today, The Lady in Blue, lurks around the cliffs surrounding the building; she warns children not to play too close to the edge. In the area, there h