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209 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2641
805-773-6165
Today
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 135
    Excellent
  • 125
    Very good
  • 61
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very average, there are much better choices in Pismo

Clam chowder, not so much. French fries, not so much. Burger, not so much. The patio was extra nice, with warming heaters as was the service.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
travelershe
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No. Calif.
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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340 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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No. Calif.
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Clam chowder, not so much. French fries, not so much. Burger, not so much. The patio was extra nice, with warming heaters as was the service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Some people go to the coast and eat seafood, I go to the coast to eat Brad's bbq beef ribs! The service and food were excellent!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I ordered the fish and chips combo which came with 2 pieces plu 2 clam strips, 2 jumbo shrimp and calimari pieces. The food was good as were the fries and the tartar sauce was excellant.

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San Jose, California
Top Contributor
146 reviews 146 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We got here because a random person on the street overheard our debate on dinner and said "Go to Brad's, they have fantastic fish and chips!" So we did. Good thing it was fairly early, as it was only about a 5 minute wait for a table (on the patio). By the time we were done, there was a huge... More 

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Fresno, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

had the french dip and clam chowder, OOOOOOooooo its was the best!!! Clam chower so creamy and had great flavor. WAY better than Splash.... The french dip, tender.. the waitress, (can't remember her name, but her birthday is in November), was so nice and friendly...

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Santa Maria, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The staff were great, but just too busy to put our great food, They need more staff for that which is too bad, the opportunity is there if they could slow it down a bit, Just too long a wait for avg food. We ordered shrimp on skewers and tri tip steak, Steak came in strips and all were cooked... More 

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Montpelier, Vermont
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Very good clam chowder, and a good club sandwich on rye with excellent onion rings. But my wife's meal was really excellent....a baked cod with fresh steamed vegetables. Sounds rather boring, but it was superb! Price was good and the waitress was great. This is an old established Pismo Beach place with a long interesting family history. If it's a... More 

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Visalia, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

My family loves Brad's! We eat there every single time we go to Pismo, sometimes we eat there two or three times. The food is fantastic, the service is great and the price is reasonable.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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65 reviews 65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Three years ago we stayed three nights in Pismo beach and ate at Brads twice so on returning we thought we would eat lunch there again. Although it was ok it was nowhere as good back then but the fact i could order a beer evened things out.

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Visalia, CA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

While they have indoor seating, consider going around to the side where the BBQ is and get seated outside. I haven't ever had anything bad here, the service is always great as well! My favorite is the crab and shrimp louie salad which is enough for two people!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 209 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2641
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pismo Beach
  • Phone Number: 805-773-6165

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?