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404 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424
(805) 595-7425
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Description: great happy hour mon-thurs 5:30 7 pm great specialty drinks!! live...
great happy hour mon-thurs 5:30 7 pm great specialty drinks!! live music/dj too
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  • 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
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Morro Bay, California
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Morro Bay, California
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107 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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southern california
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138 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 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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Salinas, California
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I've heard and read a lot of review so while in the area i had to stop by. Drinks we're great and lovely atmosphere to match. On the beach with outdoor seating with a live and hip crowd. Definitely going back soon!

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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Can't beat Mr. Ricks. It is worth a trip to Avila just to hang out, play pool, listen to music, and see some friends. If you are already at Avila for the day, Mr. Ricks is a great place to cool off for a while and have a drink. Fun and casual.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Perfect place to sit in the sun and watch people stroll along the boulevard in Avila and enjoy a cocktail, ice cold beer, glass of local wine or a great burger. Mr. Ricks has indoor and outdoor seating, lots of TV's for sports fans, and live entertainment late night. Over 21 only. Leashed dogs are o.k. on the patio.

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Bakersfield, California
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

First customer of the day! Nice treat. Bartender and security personnel greeted me with a smile. I ordered a Shock Top on tap and the Grilled Hot Dog with Fries. Very tasty, however the dog could have been on the grill just a tad bit longer.

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Irvine, California
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Mr Ricks is the place to go "Best Fish Tacos" Drinks The BEST! You Have The Perfect Ocean View! Best Service. Mr Ricks Is Next To The Lighthouse Suites! Can't Wait to Go Back!!

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San Diego, CA
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166 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We stop at Mr. Rick's anytime we're in the area, morning, noon or night. We love the casual atmosphere. Mimosas on the patio looking at the ocean is such a cool thing to do. The background music is usually classic rock, and weekend nights there are live bands and a dance floor. Staff are super nice.

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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

Description

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

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