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Brad's Restaurant

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American, Chowder, Seafood
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209 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2641
805-773-6165
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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, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good fun, outdoor dining

Our waitress, Chandra, was so friendly and helpful. She went out of her way to please everyone at our table. The shrimp platter was delicious with plenty of nice, large beer battered shrimp. All too often you get small shrimp, but these did not disappoint, and the batter was not too thick. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
mom22girlz
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Atlanta, Georgia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Bakersfield, California
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

the service was good the food was average we decided to eat in door thru they have outside seating the outside

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Our waitress, Chandra, was so friendly and helpful. She went out of her way to please everyone at our table. The shrimp platter was delicious with plenty of nice, large beer battered shrimp. All too often you get small shrimp, but these did not disappoint, and the batter was not too thick. We sat on the patio and when it... More 

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Fresno, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The food were grilled and dry. My lobster tail was over salted to where it was bitter. Than the waiter tried to scam my table for extra money by saying we didnt give him enough for our bill. When I confronted him, he had no excuse but to say sorry... maybe he made the mistake.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

Good to get away from e busy streets of Pismo on a hot day. Ypu do sit outside but in a courtyard. Staff is all over it to get you a cold drink. Seafood platter is huge and delicious. Tacos and BBQ are good too.

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Great selection on menu, nice server and food was excellent. Fish and chips was really tasty, large portions and not greasy. BBQ looked and smelled great and can't wait to try that next time.

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The best clam chowder in town. Don't waste you time standing in line next door. Nthe fish is awesome too.

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The food was very good and there were many options to choose from. The restaruant is located near the Pismo Beach pier in the downtown area. It has a lot of seating indoors as well as a large patio area. The prices were reasonable, especially for a tourist area. We had very good service and a good experience overall.

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Bakersfield, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We just wanted something to tide us over until we could go out to dinner later that night. So we ordered the four piece fish and chips for the both of us to share. It was really good. So good that we ate every bit of it and it was plenty for both of us. We didn't try the clam... More 

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San Bernardino, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Since we discovered Brad's, we have stopped here every time we travel to the central coast. We always get the tri tip sandwich that comes with beans and fries and we share it. Many people order clam chowder or fish plates. They have a patio where you can sit outside if you like. It is located in the center of... More 

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Antioch, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I read some reviews and looked over the menu before we chose Brads. It is not nearly as appealing in person. We were seated under a vent and we were freezing (colder than outside). We asked to move and we were told that it would not make a difference. The fish and chips were good quality, but the clam chowder... More 

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Additional Information about Brad's Restaurant

Address: 209 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2641
Phone Number: 805-773-6165
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Pismo Beach
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
Cuisine: American, Chowder, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Chowder, 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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?