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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations

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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
breakfast

generous portions of good tasting food! We had breakfast there and we all ate off each other. Hash browns and eggs, pancakes, biscuit and gravy with sausages, and a Mexican style eggs and sausage.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Marina del Rey, California
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Marina del Rey, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

generous portions of good tasting food! We had breakfast there and we all ate off each other. Hash browns and eggs, pancakes, biscuit and gravy with sausages, and a Mexican style eggs and sausage.

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Mansfield, UK
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

Received a friendly welcome, the food was delivered promptly and was delicious. The dessert menu is awesome. The service was great and the final check was a pleasant suprise too. Would definitely recommend a visit to anyone visiting Cayucos.

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Visalia, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Wonderful food and atmosphere here. When we have a crowd in Cayucos we go here and sit outside. Great food, great service, friendly staff.

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Bakersfield, Ca
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52 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Last year we had fish and chips here. We were disappointed. Decided to give them a try for breakfast as they were across the street from our hotel. We ordered simple breakfast items and we were very happy with our choices. My girls ordered pancakes and French toast. I sampled each and loved their pancakes, I would order those next... More 

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Los Osos, California
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118 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Last ate here three years ago and was not impressed. Had lunch today with a large group of friends and I was pleased with my food as well as all of the members in our party. I had the fish sandwich made with snapper and a mixed green salad in lieu of fries. Our server did a nice job. If... More 

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Somis, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

WE never miss our early morning breakfast to start our daily fun, it keeps us going all day. Oh their pies or to die for. we usally get them to go for a late night star watching on our patio.

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Cupertino, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Every time we visit Cayucos, we always eat at the Sea Shanty at least one meal a day here. They have wonderful breakfasts, lunches and dinners all served on a dog friendly patio. They even have a water bowl for our dog and usually give her a nice dog biscuit too. Make sure to save room for one of their... More 

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Cayucos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The food is good and quick. The fish is the meal you came for and you will not be disappointed. Fish'n'Chips are a good way to go and the combo plates work well esp. if you're indecisive. There's usually a wait on weekends. That's because all of Fresno comes to the coast, but the meal is worth it. Thumbs up!

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South OC, CA, USA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We were in town for the Seaglass Festival the weekend of Mar 13/14/15 and had only eaten at the Sea Shanty one other time in our 8 to 10 trips to Cayucos, so we thought we'd give it another try on Sunday, Mar 15. It was rather quiet when we arrived, waited for about five minutes to get seated, which... More 

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So. California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We've had breakfast here twice, about a month apart. Space is tight and it can be very crowded but the food is good and the cinnamon rolls are probably THE BEST I've ever had. Good thing we don't live closer; I'd be here every week just for those.

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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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