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Olde Port Inn

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Port San Luis, Pier 3, Avila Beach, CA 93424
(805) 595-2515
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 80
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We enjoyed a lovely dinner at the Olde Port Inn. The evening began with a scenic drive to the end of the pier where we greeted by the songs of a giant sea lion at the bottom of the stairs to the water. Dozens of his family members were lined up at rest along the ledge just above the water... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
Alexandra H
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Burbank, California
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Burbank, California
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed a lovely dinner at the Olde Port Inn. The evening began with a scenic drive to the end of the pier where we greeted by the songs of a giant sea lion at the bottom of the stairs to the water. Dozens of his family members were lined up at rest along the ledge just above the water... More 

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Nipomo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Be prepared to walk to the end of the pier to reach Olde Port Inn. They have wonderful sea food. Their steamed clams are awesome. We have been here several times for dinner and the sea food is always good. It is not cheap but well worth the price.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Food and service was very average. Not commensurate with the prices. Server was friendly, but not very attentive. Won't be returning.

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Tehachapi, California
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

end of the pier, great views of the bay and its surroundings, food not so good, had better for less, over priced for what they offer. sour doe bread, needed to be more done in the middle,take lessions from the fish stores in san fran for sour doe

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Long Beach, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

the olde port inn, has been a number place to have your fish fresh caught that day. the atmosphere is quiet rustic barnacle beauty. the glass tables, you can see to the ocean. a must to stop in for dinner. definately call ahead for reserv or see what fish is in.

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Brownsburg-Chatham, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Relaxed with a fantastic mojito ny the sea and enjoyed a great seafood meal while looking at the fishing boats coming in to dock. Great, enjoyable service!

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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Had the house salad and split an order of crab legs. Special of the night. Horrible. Dry, tasteless and not worth the money. Change of ownership brought this restaurant way down hill. Ambiance and location don't make up for the price. PASS

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McKinleyville, California
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

At the end of a long pier, this funky old building houses a fresh fish store and this great place to eat. Our large group was easily accommodated with a perfect view of the ocean. Go here! Good food, helpful staff and scenery.

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Avila Beach, California
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Unique location - at the end of the pier available for driving the car. Tables in the dining rooms have see through centers to the water. Very fresh and delicious fish. Great clam chowder and other food choices. Excellent wine list. Charming terrace. Great customer service. Our choice of dining any time we have a company or we are in... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Located at the end of a very long pier, this Resturant is filled with charm and good food. Located in Avila Beach, at the end of the road, the views are 360 of the surrounding waters of the pacific and the coast range. We stopped in late for wine and appetizers to round out a week in Avila Beach and... More 

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Additional Information about Olde Port Inn

Address: Port San Luis, Pier 3, Avila Beach, CA 93424
Phone Number: (805) 595-2515
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Avila Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Port San Luis, Pier 3, Avila Beach, CA 93424
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Avila Beach
  • Phone Number: (805) 595-2515

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?