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Madeline's

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788 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428
+1 805-927-4175
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Our menu is based upon locally sourced and seasonably available products...
Our menu is based upon locally sourced and seasonably available products. The best organic food is what's grown closest to you - and it tastes better! Come taste for yourself. - Chef/Owner David
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  • 428
    Excellent
  • 95
    Very good
  • 45
    Average
  • 23
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best food and wine in Cambria

We came across this small but obviously perfect restaurant and bar, where we met the owner chef David, whom instantly made us feel like family. He provided us with the best service and food on our first visit, so we had to return on our last night in town for another amazing dinner and wine... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Monica S
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Costa Mesa, California
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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607 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Costa Mesa, California
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We came across this small but obviously perfect restaurant and bar, where we met the owner chef David, whom instantly made us feel like family. He provided us with the best service and food on our first visit, so we had to return on our last night in town for another amazing dinner and wine experience. All the staff are... More 

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Menifee, CA
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We have been visiting Cambria annually for over 30 years. Yet somehow we had never eaten at Madeline's until today. I am happy to report that it was just as good as reported by others. We made a reservation and were greeted warmly and seated promptly. We utilized the coupon they offer online to get a bottle of wine for... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The cuisine and presentation was amazing. The service friendly and impeccable. The Chocolate dessert was the best I've ever had. Be sure and have the crab and lobster appetizer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

They make the best Bananas Foster ever. Love the place. Go every time we are in town. People are friendly, a terrific wine selection too. Great wine shop and lots of fun.

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Monterey, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The food and wines were very good. Location is right on the main street which is convenient. Small in size so I would recommend making a reservation. Menu limited but well planned. Wear a collared shirt to this place.

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Irvine, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We received the most outstanding service from David at Madeline's. Took the time to talk to us about some wine that we wanted to try and talk a bit about his restuarant and Cambria. He is very clearly passionate about what he does. The food was delicious! My boyfriend and I shared the scallop appetizer and split the fish of... More 

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Los Angeles
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

very cozy restaurant with very warm staff - and the food was excellent and not that expensive. had the filet, tomato soup and goat cheese salad. all good. nothing to complain about. loved the decor.

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Evansville, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Loved it, the oener greeted us and stopped at the table to visit, excellent food and wine. Must go! White table cloths, great wait staff, the deserts were wonderfull too

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Pasadena, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We took our mother out to Madeline's in Cambria and all I can say is the food is excellent, the service impeccable and nothing but a first rate restaurant. I had the sea food jambalaya but first we had the soup de jour which was a creamy mushroom. This had to be the best soup I have ever eaten, it... More 

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

My husband and I were delighted with our dining experience at Madeline's this evening. The entire experience was perfect. Greeted by the owner and executive chef David was the start of the evening. Oscar, our waiter offered excellent wine suggestions and dinner recommendations. The crab cakes were outstanding and the baby artichokes delicious. The duck and rack of lamb were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 788 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-4175

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 55
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business

Description

Our menu is based upon locally sourced and seasonably available products. The best organic food is what's grown closest to you - and it tastes better! Come taste for yourself. - Chef/Owner David
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?