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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Bar
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“Some of the best meals we have shared with family and friends has been at Ventana Grill! The food offerings are always consistently great and the view is amazing! Try the Halibut steak fish and chips, the clam chowder and the Chipotle Seafood pasta. YUM!”
  • 48 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Delicious, world famous clam chowder and more!! They even fry twinkies and snickers bars for an unusual dessert. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Delicious farm-to-table food offerings, great happy hour, and great service!”
  • 34 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Delicious Breakfast Burritos, and amazing arrays of dishes. A local favourite!”
  • 27 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
Breakfast Spot
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“If sugar is your thing, don’t have to wait for the fair for the best cinnamon rolls on the west coast and only a block to the beach. Grab to go and watch the surfers”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
“Great burgers and a good beer selection. Try the burger with carnitas on it!”
  • 17 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Good bar and restaurant, kind of high prices, but worth it. Right on the beach bluffs, fantastic views . Easy listening music”
  • 15 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great coastal town with many delicious places to eat, shop and relax with beautiful ocean views! Shell Beach Brew House has great food and craft beers!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“When they dump a bucket of crab, shrimp, potatoes, sausage and corn on the table, well what's not to love?! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Delicious food, great place to hang out and enjoy the beach, shopping and the pier! ”
  • 11 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
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
“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
Seafood Restaurant
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“An amazing Fliet Mignon, great oysters, a romantic atmosphere and an amazing view! The food offerings are consistently great!”
  • 8 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great place for dinner or just to catch the sunset with a few drinks and appetizers. Outdoor seating is your best bet during the summer months. The only better outdoor view is the Spyglass Restaurant just down the road.”
  • 14 locals recommend