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Blue Sky Bistro on the Bay

699 Embarcadero Ste 6, Morro Bay, CA 93442 (Formerly Blue Skye Deli Cafe)
+1 805-772-8988
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Ranked #31 of 79 restaurants in Morro Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Bistro
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Description: Spectacular views and outdoor tables make this "Bistro on the Bay" a perfect spot to relax, enjoy a latte or organic coffee and hot breakfast.Breakfast is served all day. In addition to the indoor seating, there are 18 outdoor waterfront tables to enjoy watching the seals, otters, pelicans and other nature as well as watching the sailboats drift by. There is soothing live weekend entertainment in the morning and it gets a bit kicked up in the afternoon during happy hour and they have their own house wine among a great wine list. The scene is gorgeous and a glassed in area is provided to enjoy the outdoors when it is windy. Sunset is beautiful from this location while dinner is served. Fresh local seafood is the main dish along with pastas and fresh salads.
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English first
SF Bay Area, CA
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Just returned from a weekend in Morro Bay and had our last meal at the Blue Sky - what a terrible way to end such a fun weekend. The service was just awful - shall I saw absent? The interior dining area is cramped and has zero charm. If you want to see the beautiful views that the Bay has... More

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Nelsonville, Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We enjoyed our breakfast and the view was great! Food was good, but there was a bit of a wait. The café seems to be going through an identity crisis, in the process of changing names, etc. Hope all goes well.

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Fresno, California
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We had just visited Morro Bay for an event we went to. We were a group of 8-10. We arrived Friday afternoon and set out to find a place to eat. Still early evening and the crowds were small. We came across the Blue Sky Bistro and said let's try it. They had a great selection of wine and beer.... More

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London
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Never, in 40 years of visiting restaurants throughout the world, have I experienced such self-centred and appalling behaviour from restaurant staff - and that from the manager. We had a couple of relatively minor issues (an extra long wait for our light lunch, and the salsa spilt on serving) but had not made any issue about them at all. When... More

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Morro Bay, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I am a Morro Bay local and really wanted this place to be great. With outside seating right on the bay the atmosphere is beautiful. However, I have been here several times and it seems to be getting worse. The service is negligent, at best. I watched someone's breakfast burrito sit in the window for about 12 minutes before being... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This place has poor service. Sat down, waitress said she would be with us. 10 minutes later, after watching several servers look at us still never received a menu. After watching other people get served around us, we got up and left. So rude and bad service.

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Spring Creek, Nevada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Awesome view! The service was awesome, and the food was really good! I enjoyed the shrimp tacos. They were the best I have ever had. Definitely must stop here if you are visiting Morro Bay!

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Santa Cruz, CA
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We ate here twice. Mushroom ravioli, steak...everything was fantastic and the staff is so friendly. The views are beautiful. The dining area inside is nothing fancy, but the food and service (and views) more than make up for it.

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Burbank
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

We stumbled across this place after getting into town late and we were looking for a nice place to eat on the water. We decided to eat here and we weren't disappointed! They have the best clam chowder we have ever tasted! Main entree was delicious as well. Great service and great view of bay and Morro Rock. Very kid-friendly... More

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Fresno, California
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Stopped here for breakfast after passing it up way too many times to visit restaurants that don't come close to measuring up to the Blue Sky! You could not choose a better location because it is right on the water with picture perfect views of the Bay, Rock, boats and birds! Since it was early, it was nice to have... More

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