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Otter Rock Cafe
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885 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2147
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885 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2147
805-772-1420
Website
Today
10:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Visitor rating
  • 26
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Bad service and not so good food

the view here is great but the service was the slowest I have experience at a restaurant. my omelette was cooked in vegetable oil instead of butter or virgin olive oil. It was all that I could taste. The guy at the bar was very nice though.

1 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2014
jsarratt
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Bakersfield, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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Bakersfield, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

the view here is great but the service was the slowest I have experience at a restaurant. my omelette was cooked in vegetable oil instead of butter or virgin olive oil. It was all that I could taste. The guy at the bar was very nice though.

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Gooding, Idaho
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This is an inexpensive place to have lunch over the water. We didn't stay for the night life but it gets rocking with live music.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Enjoyed our breakfast here with views of the water and Morro Rock. Nice breakfast selection. Food was good and the atmosphere very relaxed on a Sunday morning.

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Fresno, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We enjoyed eating here outdoors on the deck. We had fish and chips as well as shrimp and chips. The service was good considering they were really busy and a little short-handed. The food was delicious and hot and were quite tasty coupled with a beer. Enjoyed that we could look out over the bay and watch the boats, kayaks... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This little cafe has great food a bit pricey for seafood which you would think the main attraction should be...steaks are out of the question price was extreme...the view is awesome the music was live and a very good musician was at the helm overall experience was very pleasant

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Murrieta, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Four of us showed up for dinner, we put our name in a minutes later seated with a great view of the bay. Around 8.30pm the live jazz began and our night was completely enjoyable. The food was excellent, wine very good, service terrific.

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Lake Forest, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The seafood was very good and the view was nice, but the Servers really didn't seem to care much about customer service.

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Golden, Colorado
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122 reviews 122 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We just had light snacks, it was great. It was packed as I think they have music every night. I know we got to enjoy that! The service was great. A must do when you are in Morro Bay! I so love Morro Bay!

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Los Angeles, California
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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We went here because it was supposedly dog friendly. Most of the bar staff were friendly and accommodating to us humans and our pooch, but our waitress didn't have much of a personality. The fish and chips were good - not greasy, but the burger was overcooked, dry and tasteless. Not impressed. Best part was the view.

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Sacramento, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We were driving through Morro Bay. The plan was to have breakfast than spend the morning at the beach for my nephew's first time on the beach. We used TripAdvisor to find a different restaurant but after driving by it didn't look children friendly, so we drove around the block and found this cute little place, Otter Rock Café. I'm... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 885 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2147
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: 805-772-1420

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?