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All 43 Cambria Restaurants

Robin's Restaurant

4095 Burton Dr, Cambria, CA 93428-3001
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Ranked #2 of 43 Restaurants in Cambria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American, Indian, Fusion
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Center Street
Description: International fare and farmer's market fresh. Located in a vintage home in the East Village of Cambria, Robin's has been committed to serving handcrafted global cuisine since 1985. Our commitment to seasonal, fresh, sustainable food & gracious service keeps delighted guests visiting time & time again. Experience authentic curries alongside Latin, and European flavors complemented by a fine, local, heavy wine list. Cozy indoor seating or dine in our lovely heated & covered patio. Sunday brunch & regionally themed monthly Prix Fixe dinners. We have a beautiful garden for small weddings & special events. Additionally, dining with your pooch is available in our garden.

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Santa Maria, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Loved the unique blend of flavors in the menu. Loved the special tables and chairs, reminded me of a table we had growing up.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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158 reviews 158 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

A very unique menu, with Thai, Middle Eastern, and American items. Be sure and ask for a seat in the enclosed patio, much better than inside. The Pad Thai was good but not great. The lamb curry was excellent however.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I really wanted dinner with an ocean view, but a local suggested Robin's. We got there about 20 minutes before the dinner menu began at 5pm. The hostess pointed this out before she seated us. She was happy to seat us or let us take a walk and come back or enjoy something from their Happy Hour Menu M-F 3pm... More

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Dana Point, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Our dinners were wonderful. Even though the menu seems to be common, the chef does an amazing job of putting a delicious twist on every dish. Service was great!

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San Jose, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We were staying just one night in Cambria, at a place across the street from the restaurant, meeting some friends for dinner. We didn't have reservations, and it was a busy Saturday night, but they managed to get the four of us seated after only about a 30 to 40 minute wait. The large dining room in back is somewhat... More

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Irvine, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Loved the garden area and the outdoor terrace. Great ambiance. Great food. Had the best sangria there that I've ever had. Would def go back.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Fantastic restaurant in Cambria with eclectic menu. Mediterranean to Morrocan to Asian to fresh fish. The chef has wide ranging food experience which is reflected in a menu that includes Vietnamese spring roll through to chicken satay for starters, followed by rib eye steak through to Roghan Josh curry for main course. Excellent attention to service. If you travel through... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The setting is a little too chi-chi for my taste but the food was alright if sparse. However, their practice of taking plates from those who had finished each course while the rest of the party was still eating, is discourteous in the extreme. Not only did we feel rushed but someone from reception kept peering round the corner at... More

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Southern California
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Ordered the "seared tuna" special. Still not convinced it actually was tuna. It looked, felt and tasted more like swordfish. But, tuna or not, it certainly wasn't seared. "Seared" implies a crust on the outside, created by cooking quickly at high temperature, and rarer meat on the inside. This was uniformly hard, dry and bright white throughout. My companion, who... More

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Excellent service and menu choices. We were sat in the conservatory which was nicely heated and magical with the most beautiful decor. Friendly staff and food was great.

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