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Bill & Carol's Sea Shanty

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296 S Ocean Ave, Cayucos, CA 93430-1230
(805) 995-3272
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 30
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Filling breakfast

Busy restaurant with filling food. Service was a bit slow but the food was good and prices fair. I think the servers could have been a bit more attentive, but I don't think it hurts the atmosphere too much. I would go back for breakfast.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
bloomingone
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California
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Fresno, California
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Been there many many times Huge menu serving breakfast, lunch & dinner Family owned and service is great Order a desert. Is right across street from Cayucos Beach Inn

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California
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Busy restaurant with filling food. Service was a bit slow but the food was good and prices fair. I think the servers could have been a bit more attentive, but I don't think it hurts the atmosphere too much. I would go back for breakfast.

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Clovis, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We ate lunch outside, and got there just in time before it started filling up. Our crispy chicken sandwich was huge--and scrumptious--and grilled cheese with Ortega chili was mouthwateringly delicious!

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Fresno, California
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Went here for some ice cream while visiting friends in Cayucos. Had such a good time that we came back for lunch the next day. The food is delicious, service awesome, and decor is fun. Don't miss this place while visiting the California coast.

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Bakersfield
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Stop in for a quick order to take back to the room and relax. I have a food allergy and the staff was very accommodating.

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Near the hotel, serve Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Good service, great menu and YES! the food is very GOOD!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

FISH AND CHIPS! Need I say more? Look up! We always played Eye Spy with the millions of hats on the ceiling! Don't leave yours behind or they will add it to the collection!! Prices are fair. Service is decent. Food is good!

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Alpine, California
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88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Wanted someplace that has good selection on non seafood dishes. Found it here at the Sea Shanty. The placed was full with either locals or tourist, either way food was fantastic and so worth the drive. We had fish and chips, and I had an appetizer that consisted of two skewers of steak on a bed of rice. Then we... More 

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Lakeland, FL
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244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We were visiting relatives, and they took us to the Sea Shanty for breakfast. All 4 meals came out at the same time - hot and tasty. Portions are large. The restaurant is small, but it was packed when we were there. The single server did a STELLAR job of keeping everyone happy. If I were looking for a single... More 

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visalia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Our hotel was across the street from the Sea Shanty so we had lunch there. Staff was very friendly and attentive. The clam chowder is really good. Our food was fast and fresh. Defiantly would recommend them to anyone.

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Additional Information about Bill & Carol's Sea Shanty

Address: 296 S Ocean Ave, Cayucos, CA 93430-1230
Phone Number: (805) 995-3272
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cayucos
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 296 S Ocean Ave, Cayucos, CA 93430-1230
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cayucos
  • Phone Number: (805) 995-3272

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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