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Tognazzini's Dockside Restaurant

1245 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2041
805-772-8100
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Ranked #12 of 79 Restaurants in Morro Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Arlington, VA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The soup of the day - shrimp bisque - stole the show for me. Lots of baby shrimp, perfectly seasoned soup, nice consistency. My entree order: 2 calamari steaks prepared piccata-style with pasta. The calamari - tender, great taste - by itself. Wasn't crazy about that piccata sauce it was in. Loved that cheesy garlic toast that accompanied the entree.

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Simi Valley, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I am not a fan of burnt food or indifferent service so I can't give a very good review here. IF only one item was burnt I could say it was due to being busy but not when most of it is over cooked to the point of burnt. The staff appeared bored. Fish and chips, eh, nothing exciting, over... More

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Long Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

If you eat here, just order the less expensive items. They look really good. I ordered the "every type of fish" meal and it was all over cooked and not a good value. Fish and chips look awesome, hamburger looks awesome. I did not try. The people are nice and hard working.

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Walnut Creek, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Looking for a nice and comfortable place by the sea with good hot food and friendly employees and customers and you're looking for some hearty seafood.Well here it is, the food good and all are friendly here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Definitely worth the 2 hour drive. Very good food! Most of the staff is very friendly and helpful. Close to the piers and shops so you can walk it off after.

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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We were fishing on the North T Pier. On the way out I dropped and ordered a dozen bbq'd oysters to go. The oysters were in a yummy garlic butter sauce. They were medium pacific oysters, a good size for BBQ. A squeeze of lemon made them perfect!! Pick up a few when you're in the area!!!

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Katy, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Get your Otis Redding on here, eat the freshest seafood, watch the tide roll in and out again! Tables atop wooden plank dock with seals passing by the fishing boat that just caught your meal. My grilled halibut was perfect and so much I could hardly finish it, cooked just right. Order at the counter, they call your name when... More

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Denton, Texas, United States
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136 reviews 136 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

From the outside this is just another restaurant on the pier or dock. I checked out the menu online and there were some items the other seafood restaurants were not offering that caught my eye. This facility has been there since I was a young lad. Service was friendly and the restaurant was clean. The food was very good and... More

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Paris, France
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77 reviews 77 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Recommended by our hotel, we took a chance on this one, we were not disappointed. The server was knowledgable and we had a great meal from the fish of the day menu. The wine, however was disappointing, far too sweet, even after asking for the driest in the house!

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is a very casual restaurant with the option to sit inside or outside. Staff is great and make every effort to please the customer. We happen to come in very close to closing time and still received excellent service. They had ran out of my menu item choice and they offered to provide me with a tasting of the... More

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