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885 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2147
805-772-1420
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Today
10:00 am - 1:00 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: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food

We visited this place later at night in the hope of getting a quick meal. The food was great. There was a band playing which was loud so chatting was difficult but they were quite good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Beki64
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We visited this place later at night in the hope of getting a quick meal. The food was great. There was a band playing which was loud so chatting was difficult but they were quite good.

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Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

if you get there early, you can get a window seat and watch the boats go in and out of the harbor. The service was friendly, timely and knew there stuff. The wine list was short but good. We had the scallops and they were excellent. We had no dessert. Would go back again.

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California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Pricey, average tasting food. Fish and chips were bland. Steak was grissley. Even the salsa was blah.

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Bakersfield, California
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I have been here several times in the past and the food is generally very good. But on this visit the service fell woefully short. It took more than 15 minutes to get our first round of beer. That said, the oysters rockefeller were delicious as was all the other food. Just need to work on the bartender.

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I ordered a salad and my husband had fish and chips. The food was good. The server was polite. The embarcadero was bustling with lots of tourists but this place was not too busy and we were able to self seat as soon as we walked in. There are large windows overlooking the bay which was nice.

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Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We walked down the seafront esplanade - many restaurants & cafes but we found this little cosy gem. Service was good & the young wait staff were very friendly & helpful with their recommendations. Good choice of cocktails & beerWe had both oyster shooters with tequila & oysters natural - excellent. The steamed clams were half the size of those... More 

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We just popped in for a quick drink - and stayed for the evening. Beer was good, the food was good the service was great and there was a group on!

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plano tx
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Lots of other choices in town. Touristy but good service. Odd lay-out and understandably they charge for water. Use as last resort

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We stumbled on this mid-morning after finishing a drive from Big Sur. What a terrific each town and this restaurant is the epitome of the experience. The staff were superb.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Went for burger, shrimps and beer and we end up staying late that night enjoying Jimmy Harrell & Amaya Rose, she has such a beautiful voice and plays the violin with such a grace and inspiration. It was so much fun, dancing and family ambiance. couples and singles, beautiful gathering.

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Additional Information about Otter Rock Cafe

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

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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?