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404 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424
(805) 595-7425
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Ranked #11 of 23 Restaurants in Avila Beach
Cuisines: American
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Description: great happy hour mon-thurs 5:30 7 pm great specialty drinks!! live music/dj too

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English first
Bradford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Lively and atmospheric when the live music is playing but quickly quietness later. Bar closes early and staff seem to be in a rush to get you out.

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Los Osos, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Good bar for music and entertainment. During the summer it's quite crowded, but the service is great - never waited for a drink. Drinks are a little pricy, but so close to hotels (La Fonda or the Lighthouse Suites, it's worth not driving.

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Nipomo, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Went with a friend for appetizers and drinks. First time there, and i can say that the drinks were strong and the view of the beach and ocean across the street was amazing. The appetizers were good we got the calamari and the pot stickers. Also there is a stage so I am sure they have live entertainment often

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southern california
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114 reviews 114 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Lovely location and that its 21 and over. Ocean front we sat outside and had a great view of the pier and beaches. We had a fish sandwich and fish tacos. Good food and service.

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Bay Area
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

It was a beautiful day and we were lucky enough to get a table outside the bar (tables are very tall and with me being 5' tall the edge of the table was pretty close to my chin - I had no problem eating though 😃). Our waiter Levi came right out, took our drink order and gave us our... More 

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I ate at Mr. Ricks a couple of days ago with a friend. We had the mahi mahi fish tacos and sunburst sandwich. I would rate our food as great!! I have to say that it was rather noisy but kind of expected it cuz we sat inside rather than out on the patio which would have been our first... More 

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Kandahar, Kandahar, Afghanistan
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70 reviews 70 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Mr Rick's is a good beach bar, great food and great drinks. They have live music which is catered toward an older crowd. They keep the doors open so you get some nice air flow. Worth checking out.

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Fresno, California, Usa
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60 reviews 60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Great place to hang out, have drinks and enjoy music on the beach. Decent prices, large selecttion of beers, wine and good drinks. The food is brought in from the restaurant next door. We didn't eat but our friends did and said they liked it. We always stop in when in the area.

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Livermore, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

While in San Luis Obispo at Availa beach, we had beer/ales at Mr. Ricks. I had the Octoberfest one and I really liked it!!! We also ate lunch there one day & the food was really good !!!

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Visalia, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Nice place to relax after a morning of golf. Plenty of TV's to watch football games or watch the waves roll in. Clean, friendly staff and patio seating provides and excellent view of beach. Food was good and reasonable priced.

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Address: 404 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424
Phone Number: (805) 595-7425
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Avila Beach
Cuisine: American

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