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Bill & Carol's Sea Shanty

296 S Ocean Ave, Cayucos, CA 93430-1230
(805) 995-3272
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Ranked #9 of 21 Restaurants in Cayucos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations

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Fresno, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Never go to the Central Coast without finding a way to have breakfast here., Both the town and restaurant are funky. Although they serve lunch and dinner as well (and people rave about the deserts) it is more a diner than a place for a dining experience. On he other hand, the breakfast is just what you'd love to find...great... More 

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Burbank, California, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We had a great dinner here and decided to have dessert from their huge menu. When dessert came I almost wished I hadn't had dinner....it was huge. Dinner was soooo good

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Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is a great little restaurant in the seaside community of Cayucos, CA. Good selection of items on the menu and excellent service. Seating inside and on covered and heated outside deck. We'll definitely be back on our next visit.

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Templeton, California, United States
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108 reviews 108 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

As a local, I have been coming to Cayucos for over 25 years. Because of home repairs, this was the first time we stayed at a motel there. Unfortunately, my favorite restaurant in the county, Hoppe's, had closed ( in my opinion due to mismanagement and changing of the menu by the new owners from Schooner's...more about that in another... More 

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Cayucos, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We stopped by here during our recent stay in Cayucos and were pleasantly surprised considering its ranking on Trip Advisor. There aren't a lot of choices in restaurants in Cayucos, and this was a little further out. We sat out on the patio, and when our order arrived, I was shocked when my significant other said "this is the best... More 

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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113 reviews 113 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We got into town late while driving up the Pacific Coast. This restaurant was within walking distance of our hotel and it was still open. Service was fine but then again we were close to being the only ones there. Dinner was all good comfort food and the dessert was awesome. Price seemed a little high for this type of... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The salad was marginal; my husband's club sandwich was average. It was definitely a "locals" place. I would not eat there again.

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Fullerton, California
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224 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Came here due to the good reviews and wanted to try somewhere new. It was a nice day so I sat outside. Mistake...the mesh style tables had so much food yuk stuck between the mesh...yuk. Really wanted fried shrimp so got the shrimp and calamari with fries. The fries, best part of the meal. The shrimp and calamari was over-coated... More 

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Valencia, CA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

We stopped at the Sea Shanty for breakfast while in Cayucos. The food had that home cooked flair and we greatly enjoyed the cinnamon rolls, biscuits and muffins. The ambience of the restaurant is also great. The owner brought us mimosas and we ate on the patio which was lively on that Sunday morning. We were a big group, over... More 

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california
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

i had the hamburger and fries which was fairly standard. the wine was sickeningly sweet in a screw cap sort of way and really overpriced at six bucks. suzanne had a beer she'd never heard of but she liked a lot. the patio was very nice for us and our dog. controversy arose with suzanne's vegetable plate. first off, the... More 

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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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