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404 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424
(805) 595-7425
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Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for: Bar scene
Description: great happy hour mon-thurs 5:30 7 pm great specialty drinks!! live music/dj...
great happy hour mon-thurs 5:30 7 pm great specialty drinks!! live music/dj too
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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Bar Good Drinks Great View

Came here for a quick drink after a work meeting. Outside seating with great view of the ocean (it was crowded so we sat just right inside but still good view). Happy hour of $3 well drinks and 1/2 price apps from 4-7 made it for a relaxing inexpensive time all hanging out. Can't wait until next... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
jamaicabitty
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Morro Bay, California
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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Awesome, great food nice wonderful service. Lots of choices almost to many :) we both enjoyed the place so much and the history. Highly recommend

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Thank Linda P
Phoenix, Arizona
Level Contributor
14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is more of a bar than a restaurant....we ate at the bar. We ordered a good ole cheeseburger and garlic fries. The burger was cooked perfectly and the garlic fries were very garlicky and very good.

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Thank Kaki A
Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Stop in for a great Bloody Mary and drink it while enjoying an awesome view! Ryan was a very knowledgable bartender and gave us a little history of the area...enjoyable, lazy afternoon stop.

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Thank Have-A-Lovely
Templeton, California
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Sunday around 4:30 pm, very noisy, with load music and people, but what else would you expect in a bar? Fish & chips were yum, fries excellent flavor. No table service, you have to oder at bar, they will give you a # , and bring food to you. Beautiful view of ocean and the pier.

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Thank Rachael M
San Luis Obispo, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

The drinks here aren't all that good (I've had both a lemon drop martini and margarita here, and their mix tastes very artificial and is not my cup of tea), but the views are great! It's a nice spot to relax and people watch after a bike ride. I haven't had the food, though.

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Thank Courtney C
Lompoc, California
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

This place is good for a casual drink but the space was not utilized well. There was a lack of seating with a good number of patrons entering only to find no tables were available, including my own party. Also the DJ was out on the patio even though there was a massive stage and dance area inside. This made... More 

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Thank AmericanRuby
Morro Bay, California
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126 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

Came here for a quick drink after a work meeting. Outside seating with great view of the ocean (it was crowded so we sat just right inside but still good view). Happy hour of $3 well drinks and 1/2 price apps from 4-7 made it for a relaxing inexpensive time all hanging out. Can't wait until next time!

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Thank jamaicabitty
Fresno, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I love this bar for its casual welcoming feel. Great staff. Great views. Allows dogs on the patio. Good food. Good live music often.

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Thank Alyz123
Springfield, Missouri
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

On beach bar with good food from the adjoining restaurant. All good brands of liquor and on tap beer represented.

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Thank Gary E
southern california
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138 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This bar is a great fit for us since we like a casual place to have a drink! Food was good and you go up to bar to order. Love sitting outside on the patio to people watch on the boardwalk. Came here 3 times and got a seat right away. Love the casual atmosphere!

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Thank southerncaligirl72

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

great happy hour mon-thurs 5:30 7 pm great specialty drinks!! live music/dj too

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