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Galley Seafood Grill & Bar
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899 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2147
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899 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2147
805 772 7777
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The freshest, premium seafood. Hand-selected seasonal ingredients from our...
The freshest, premium seafood. Hand-selected seasonal ingredients from our own farm. An impressive selection of world-class wines. All tastefully wrapped in novel Island decor and overlooking the scenic waterfront. Welcome to a new definition of taste - The Galley Seafood Grill & Bar - the Central Coast's finest seafood restaurant located on the Embarcadero in Morro Bay.
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A wonderful experience!
5 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2014
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Smoky22
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Location Is great right on the harbor and in same building as Anderson's where we were staying. We asked for and were given a window table. Great service even though we did not order a full... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Location Is great right on the harbor and in same building as Anderson's where we were staying. We asked for and were given a window table. Great service even though we did not order a full dinner. The crab cakes were the best I have ever had. Service was attentive but not overbearing. Nice wine list. Gets a bit noisy... More

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Yorba Linda, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

We stopped by Morro Bay for lunch and chose the Galley - happy we did : ) The service was great and the food was delicious. We chose the crab cakes as a starter - they were our favorite dish! Fresh chunks of crab lightly crusted. They were perfect. Second favorite were the fish tacos made with the catch of... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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82 reviews 82 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This small waterfront restaurant offers very well prepared fresh, fresh seafood with a lot of local choices from a local fishing fleet. Be sure to make a reservation as it is small but popular with both tourists & locals.

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Los Angeles, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This really is one of the best seafood restaurants ANYWHERE...their signature , scallops, either as a starter or a main course are quite superb ..large, beautifully cooked with a perfectly balanced sauce. Lobster surf and turf ..just perfection. And an exceptional and very competitively priced wine list. Service?...again, cheerful, attentive, knowledgable and speedy. The niggle? Black pepper. Freshly-ground black pepper... More

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tustin
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78 reviews 78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

After reading the glowing reviews, we decided to stop for lunch. Certainly the waterfront location is great and the service was fine. However, the food was a big disappointment. We both ordered the seafood salad which did have good chunks of lobster, shrimp, crab. But it was tasteless except for the distinct taste of refrigerator. Definitely not fresh. Also, the... More

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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I showed up without making a reservation and we were told it was a 90 minute wait. As it was early in the evening we decided to get on the waiting list and go somewhere else for an appetizer. They have a system of contacting you by text message when they're ready to seat you which is... More

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Garden Grove, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The Galley was our last dinner of our fall trip. We have been there before many years ago and were impressed by the remodeling. The food was delicious; the service friendly and efficient; and the view of the bay was beautiful. The ony negative was the noise level. You do need reservations as it is usually very crowded. My husband... More

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Riga
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

One of the best places we dined at on our whole trip. Everything was top-notch, starting from host, who was very nice and knew where Latvia is :) ending with great food and service.

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Morro Bay, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Some of the best food in Morro Bay. This is my husband's and my "special event" restaurant. We go here for every special occasion. I do not like sea food, my husband loves it. We have tried something different on the menu every time and have not been disappointed once! The staff is always friendly, and the ambiance is wonderful.... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

My mother and I stopped here based on Trip Advisor reviews and were not disappointed. The Galley had fantastic food and great service at reasonable prices. It was surely the best meal on our Big Sur/Hwy 1 trip and I would love to eat there again.

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Additional Information about Galley Seafood Grill & Bar

Address: 899 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2147
Phone Number: 805 772 7777
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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