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Dorn's Original Breakers Cafe

801 Market Ave, Morro Bay, CA 93442
805-772-4415
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Ranked #7 of 81 Restaurants in Morro Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert

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Paso Robles, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Great service and the Mojito cocktails were delicious. I love the cozy booths where we enjoyed the view of the harbor.

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Manteca, California
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170 reviews 170 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

WE had a good breakfast here. Paying for the view. Kind of expensive but a good breakfast and good service. I would go back. They made everything just like we asked and it was all good.

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Tucson, Arizona
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

While in Morro Bay, we ate our breakfasts and dinners several times at Dorn's. The seafood is very fresh and high quality. One night we had Petrale sole and it was wonderful. The other night it was scampi and halibut-equally delicious. The breakfasts are also wonderful. It's a busy place that a lot of locals frequent. Make sure to reserve... More 

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Was in Morrow Bay and a local business recommended Dorn's as the place to go. Delightful place with a great view of the bay and fabulous sunset! Had the oysters on the half shell (nice big oysters) and tasty clam chowder. Impressive wait staff and a well run resturant!

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San Diego, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Great place for lunch. Very fresh ingredients and a beautiful view of the old town and ocean. Came here with a friend who lives in Morro Bay and she found the ideal place for lunch

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Concord, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Dorns is our family's go-to place for special occasions- Mother's Day, birthdays, family get-togethers, friends visiting in town.. you name it. It sits higher up on the hill than they other restaurants on the bay, so you get a more panoramic view of the rock and harbor. There is a back room for overflow or large parties, but I prefer... More 

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ojai,ca
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Loved Dorn's from the moment we walked in the door. Very inviting. Sat at the Bar while we waited for our table. Decorated beautifully. Very cozy. Nice view. Good food.

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San Luis Obispo, CA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My pal and I love to go to Dorn's for classic seafood dished. I love the Caesar Salad with Shrimp, and he opts for the clam chowder. I had tried the Chopped Salad, but everything is chopped very fine, and I enjoy the more rustic version. Needless to say, the fried seafood platter is one of the best in town!... More 

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Morro Bay, California, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

When visitors to Morro Bay ask me for a dining recommendation, Dorn's is always at the top of my list. Of course it depends on person's budget, as Dorn's is not cheap, nor is it fast food. When you are in the mood to savor some excellent fare, served in an exceptionally charming atmosphere, then Dorn's is the pick of... More 

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Morro Bay, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Unfortunately, I was not impressed. For a place with such a great reputation (and such an expensive meal) it was truly disappointing. I ordered a rib eye steak medium rare because I like a tender steak, but mine came out tough and dry. I can't believe it was actually a rib eye - I've never had one so dry and... More 

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Additional Information about Dorn's Original Breakers Cafe

Address: 801 Market Ave, Morro Bay, CA 93442
Phone Number: 805-772-4415
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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