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DiStasio's on the Bay

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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Pasta
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781 Market St, Morro Bay, CA 93442
+1 805-771-8760
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Beautiful setting overlooking the Rock, the Bay and the Embarcadero...
Beautiful setting overlooking the Rock, the Bay and the Embarcadero. Panoramic view. Every seat has a view and the fireplace adds that cozy feeling. We offer a separate Gluten-Free menu with over 10 entrees. DiStasio's has been in business on the central coast for 17+ years.
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    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 15
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
One of Our Favorite Places for Lunch when in Town

We have enjoyed DiStasio's for several years, and usually eat there 2 or 3 times a year, when we are visiting Morro Bay, or driving through for the day. The food has always been good and also decent sized portions, for a reasonable price. The wait staff is sometimes hit and miss, depends on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Rod B
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San Jose, California
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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Monterey, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I personally work in a restaurant and have most of my life. I was on a vacation to morro bay with my family and happened upon an Italian restaurant which seemed busy and so it appeared to be a good sign. Sadly it wasnt! I'm not one to usually complain because I know how things go and I try to... More 

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West Hollywood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The smell of the garlic bread wafting out of the restaurant drew us in! We were not disappointed! That sat 10 of us on a busy weekend in under a half an hour. They split the check for us without blinking twice. The service and the food are both amazing! I would definitely go back the next time I am... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We have enjoyed DiStasio's for several years, and usually eat there 2 or 3 times a year, when we are visiting Morro Bay, or driving through for the day. The food has always been good and also decent sized portions, for a reasonable price. The wait staff is sometimes hit and miss, depends on the time of day and who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Outstanding dish, service, view of the Bay from basically every table in the restaurant. Would highly recommend.

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Lakewood, Washington, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Close to the waterfront with a great view. Service was excellent and the food equally as good. Very reasonable priced as well.

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Pflugerville, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We had a very good dinner here. I had cannelloni and my two companions both had lasagna. We all enjoyed our meal. Our serer was attentive. The view is nice; it sits above the Embarcadero, so you have to look past the businesses below them. We had a delightful evening.

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West Hollywood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We were a block away when we smelled the garlic bread! HEAVEN! Truly awesome pasta, pizza and seafood dishes. There were 10 of us and that sat us quickly, served us like royalty and split our checks! Next time in Morro Bay this is a MUST STOP!

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Oakland, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The food here is the standard Italian fare, priced very high (you're paying for the view). But the main reason I'm compelled to write the review is that the dipping oil on the table was rancid(!). We politely informed the waiter, who asked if we would like it replaced (uh, yes) -- and he brought out a fresh beaker of... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We had a party of six and didn't have much of a wait to be seated. We talked to the owner as we waited. He was talking about how restaurants change when passed down to family. He is grooming his son to take over one day, but to keep everything the same. Everyone absolutely enjoyed their food. Our waitstaff was... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

My girlfriend and I visited off-season and decided to go for a quick italian meal on a slow night in November. We travel to Italy and Sicily several times a year and enjoy the country and cuisine. Particularly, I was hoping to get a nice real italian pizza. The staff were hanging around the shabby, fairly outdated place, watching the... More 

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Additional Information about DiStasio's on the Bay

Address: 781 Market St, Morro Bay, CA 93442
Phone Number: +1 805-771-8760
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 22
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 781 Market St, Morro Bay, CA 93442
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-771-8760

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 22
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children

Description

Beautiful setting overlooking the Rock, the Bay and the Embarcadero. Panoramic view. Every seat has a view and the fireplace adds that cozy feeling. We offer a separate Gluten-Free menu with over 10 entrees. DiStasio's has been in business on the central coast for 17+ years.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?