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Hofbrau

901 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2149
805-772-2411
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Ranked #31 of 78 restaurants in Morro Bay
Cuisines: American, German, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Sacramento
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The meal was okay, nothing spectacular. Had the brats & sauerkraut which was a lot of food. Would have tried the french dip but the roast beef looked too well done for me.

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texas
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80 reviews 80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We had been traveling all day and just wanted a casual place with a view of the water and this worked out for us. We had the fish and chips and that with a cold brew hit the spot. There is indoor and outdoor seating and the view of Morro Bay is very good from both.

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Ventura, CA
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92 reviews 92 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Our family ate here while on our family vacation. We had planned on eating at a restaurant a friend recommended to us but it was closed. We found another restaurant but it closed at 6 PM just as we got there to eat. We saw this restaurant earlier so we came back here to try it. The sandwiches were very... More

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Los Osos, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Had the Clam Chowder and chicken strips with fries. The chowder was decent-a little on the thin side. The chicken strips were somewhat greasy. My husband had a fish combo and said it was decent but not memorable by any means. The ambiance is alright. We aren't tourists so can go here anytime. Tourists may think it's a great place... More

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Jackson, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My husband and two other people in our party had the beef sandwiches that they are known for. They liked them but were not bowled over by them. For that to have happened, they needed to have pout more beef on the roll. We could not have them, for the meat had MSG in it. However, this place should be... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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104 reviews 104 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I am allergic to seafood, so I have a problem finding a restaurant in the area that does not smell strongly of cooking fish. The Hofbrau fills the bill and while it has fish on the menu, it does not reek of the odor. They have a good roast beef sandwich and carve the beef while you wait. There are... More

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Morro Bay, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

When we want really good roast beef (must be half a cow every day!) this has been the place for more than 25 years. Good German potato salad, too, okay clam chowder; burgers for kids. But the Roast Beef Sandwich is the reason people go there! Yumm

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Los Angeles
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Average fare. Chicken breast sandwich was good. Ordered to go and told they do not have plastic utensils for to go orders? What's up with that? Wanted to go to the point and watch the sea otters and have lunch.

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Morro Bay, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have lived in Morro Bay for 40 years. Hofbrau has been a staple and a go to for us as long as I remember. Beer battered fish and chips and you have to have roast beef. Carved right in front of you! Yummy!!

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Woodland Hills
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

My favorite place to eat. The best Roast Beef sandwich in the world, carved right in front of you. I go surfing (I call it bible study with the baby dolphin) then to communion (Hofbrau Roast Beef with a beer)... I am thankful that I live here!!!

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