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DiStasio's on the Bay

781 Market St, Morro Bay, CA 93442
+1 805-771-8760
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Ranked #30 of 77 restaurants in Morro Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $10 - $22
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood, Pizza & Pasta
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
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.
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San Diego, CA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 NEW via mobile

Great view of the water and excellent italian food is a winning combination. Fabulous marinara sauce made my calzone even tastier. Lasagna and ravioli were good but the calzone was outstanding. Good value.

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Tehachapi, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

The food was good but the prices were a bit high for what you get, for the price I expected a little more upscale.

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Oceanside, Oregon
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67 reviews 67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We had a light dinner tonight at DiStasio's and found it to be excellent. We shared bacon wrapped scallops and a pizza. Both were very good. The scallop dish was similar to Angels on Horseback; i.e., oysters wrapped in bacon and were very good. The small crispy thin crust pizza reminded us of the pizzas we have had during our... More

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Fresno, California
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11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I are huge fans of authentic Italian food, especially mom and pop Italian restaurants. We'd like to think we've had some of the best Italian feasts in the country. We specifically came to Morro Bay to eat at our favorite place, Giancarlo's. Giancarlo's is time after time the most incredible food in Morro Bay. The day before,... More

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California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

This Italian Restaurant is now in Morro Bay in a great location, after years in an adjacent locale. Very pleased with the menu, the setting and the overall experience. Good for locals and tourists alike. Will not disappoint.

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Port Townsend, Washington
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11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

The dining experience was spoiled by the incredibly poor service - one server brought a split-sized bottle of carbonated red wine in answer to a request for a glass of White Zinfandel while another server delivered an unopened bottle of beer with the inference that we should open the bottle ourselves! The location is good, however, with ocean views and... More

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Aptos, CA
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

My Sicilian hubby declared the marinara and meatballs were as good as his mom's! I had portobello mushroom ravioli that was really wonderful. Good portions and prices.

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Oakland, California
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6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

This restaurant had a great view over looking Morro Bay. The service was great and the meal was cooked perfect. Their location is near a public stairway, that takes you down to the Boardwalk. Great way to walk off that tasty meal. There was also a bar and DJ music at this location.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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108 reviews 108 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We were a party of 8. Best thing I can now say about DiStasio's is the view. The food was so so and the service was guite slow and dis-organized. The restaurant was quiet (mid-week) and it seemed to take forever to get our food delivered. It appeared there was some kind of problem in the kitchen as some of... More

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Top Contributor
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38 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

I had the chicken Alfredo, my husband had the sausage lasagna. Neither were anything spectacular, but neither were they bad. The only thing that was poor, was the bread; hard as a rock and crumbled to pieces all over the table. Definitely not freshly made. But the waitress was nice, view was beautiful, price was reasonable.

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