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All 43 Cambria Restaurants

The Sow's Ear Cafe

2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
805-927-4865
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Ranked #4 of 43 Restaurants in Cambria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $30
Cuisines: American, Californian
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

We were there for dinner. The food was good but the people there were so nice, I think it made the food better.

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Long Beach, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Don't miss this restaurant if you stay in Cambria. It's only open for dinner, but it is delicious! Everything was good!

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Scotland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Excellent early evening meal - both for quality and value on recommendation of trip adviser specialist.

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San Diego, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had never heard of this restaurant, but liked its looks so we gave it a try. The many awards and positive reviews posted on the outer wall augured well, and the interior looked warm and inviting. It turned out to be a very good choice. The atmosphere is delightful: very romantic, semi-dark but warm with wine bottles all along... More

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Tustin, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

We celebrated my 50th birthday at the Sow's Ear a few weeks ago and it was fantastic. We both had steak and it was awesome. The veggies were cooked perfectly and the mashed potatoes were heavenly. Our waitress was delightful. We will definitely be back the next time we visit Cambria

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punta gorda
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Our server was Romero and he was able to seat us even though we hadn't made reservations. I had the pot roast and my husband had the pecan encrusted catfish. Both meals were delicious and reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The food was good and our server was very friendly. Loved their bread made in the little clay pots! Glad we got there early (about 5:30) because the place was full when we left.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Great place to eat, great menu, great service! A sure Hit! We had a party of 12 all ordered something different Everyone meals were on time and everybody was happy with there meals! A job well done!

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Denver, Colorado
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289 reviews 289 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We ate here on more than one occasion and had excellent meals each time. The place is small so get reservations. We love their house salad and many of the standard fare on the menu. Personal favs include the steamed clams, the parchment wrapped salmon, and the Jack Daniels Filet Mignon. Cambria has many good restaurants and this one has... More

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Santa Barbara, CA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

There's innovation in the air at the Sow's Ear, but never over-the-top weirdness! Food pairings seem to make sense. I especially enjoyed the rib-eye salad, but order the dressing on the side. Love the quaint, quiet tables and the presentation of the food. The staff is incredibly friendly. The food is very good, never over sauced and always cooked just... More

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Additional Information about The Sow's Ear Cafe

Address: 2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
Phone Number: 805-927-4865
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
Average Prices: USD 1 - 30
Cuisine: American, Californian

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