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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

New American Restaurant
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“My favorite restaurant in the central coast. Seasonally changed menu. New American food. Offer weekend brunch. Must have: tri-tip tartare ( dinner only)”
  • 33 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Fun place, good 805 beer, etc. good bar food. Has music on certain days. Close by Try the pretzel for appetizer!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Cafe
“For some comfort American breakfast hit up lil bits in Grover Beach. It’s a local favorite so expect a lil wait. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Classic Mexican food. Popular place can have very long wait times on weekends. Might be worth it for their chips & salsa and chicken mole enchiladas. Even better, order to-go. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The live music may keep you awake on occasion, so you might as well join them! The food is very affordable and tasty and there's plenty of room to spread out and even families will like it.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Fantastic Thai restaurant. Moderate to high price. comfy. Great fresh good! Highly recommend. Be sure to check hours of operation”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“I love the red curry and the pad Thai here. I just have to remember to ask for "mild" because the chef here is very generous with peppers.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great fish and chips, can sit inside or outside with fireside tables. Right at the beach.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“One of our favorite places to dine. The atmosphere is western frontier with lots of decor and memorabilia to view, including but not limited to a once real buffalo! The food is abundant and yummy! We usually have to take some home, which is always nice. You must try their onion rings!”
  • 12 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“Open all day. Great BBQ! All fresh ingredients and farm raised meat. Great prices. Walking distance. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Excellent Thai food You can take your own bottle of wine -there is no corkage fee”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Outstanding Sushi and assorted Japanese cuisine. Fresh!!! Its a little hole in the wall and a must go if you LOVE sushi.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Diner
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“Near the Amtrak "Station" and seating inside or outside. All-American comfort food. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“PIzza! Two for one! Try their white sauce. Delish. This place is popular with locals. Not a place for dining, one or two tables next to a busy counter. Choose this place for takeout. Also, they deliver.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Greek Restaurant
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“It's very close and the food and service are excellent. It's not much to see from the outside, but the inside is quite pleasant. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Always seem to have a ton of people feasting! Friday11:30AM–9:30PM Saturday11:30AM–9:30PM SundayClosed Monday11:30AM–2PM, 5–9PM Tuesday11:30AM–2PM, 5–9PM Wednesday11:30AM–2PM, 5–9PM Thursday11:30AM–2PM, 5–9PM ”
  • 4 locals recommend