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197 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2639
805-773-4653
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8:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 411
    Excellent
  • 179
    Very good
  • 101
    Average
  • 32
    Poor
  • 20
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Clam Chowder and Burgers

Went in with a couple family members and had to wait a little bit in the line before being able to place our order. The clam chowder was so good! Very flavorful and rich for being canned clams, quite a surprise! They don't really have the most comfortable or easy going seating, so it's somewhat of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
Tootsie1841
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Egg Harbor, Wisconsin
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Egg Harbor, Wisconsin
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120 reviews 120 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 NEW

Went in with a couple family members and had to wait a little bit in the line before being able to place our order. The clam chowder was so good! Very flavorful and rich for being canned clams, quite a surprise! They don't really have the most comfortable or easy going seating, so it's somewhat of a challenge to find... More 

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

I have to eat here every time im in pismo. They have by far the best clam chowder ever! My whole family loves eating here! They will see me again and again!

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Livermore, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The line is always long but worth the wait. When ordering clam chowder always remember to order toppings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Splash Cafe is in a fantastic location, right off of the Pismo Pier. My husband ordered the Award Winning Clam Chowder and I ordered the Salmon Tacos. We have been craving it every day since! We will definitely will be going back as soon as we can!

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Yucaipa, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I am in a family of seafood lovers so I wanted them to get an authentic seafood experience while we were in Pismo. We tried going by on a Sunday and the line was around the corner, so we came back on a Tuesday and it definitely wasn't empty, but we got to order fairly quickly. Great customer service despite... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We have been visiting Pismo beach for years and the highlight of our trip was always to go visit the "Splash Café" They do have on of the best Clam Chowders we've ever had but some how it has lost something. The fried fish and chips were so greasy. The French fries were not fresh tasting like they usually are.... More 

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Abbotsford, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

When there is a lineup to get in to a restaurant, either the food is good or the price is right. When both of these are true you have arrived at 197 Pomeroy St. Pismo Beach, California. The most expensive dish was less than $15.00. Many items on the menu were under $10.00. Eat in or take out. The day... More 

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Lemoore, CA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Our first time in Pismo Beach and my wife and I decided to fish at the pier. We parked and we were hungry. Saw the Splash Cafe up the road and it served breakfast. Fair enough. We both ordered the breakfast burritos with bacon and they were just amazing. They were served with this garlicky salsa and we agree that... More 

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Barstow, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Small place with limited seating. But the service is great and their claim chowder is to die for. The chili cheese burger is served open faced but delicious.

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Northridge
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Our visit to Pismo isn't complete without a walk along the beach to town and a stop for lunch at Splash Cafe. Never disappointed. This year we were with our dog so took the bowls to go and sat by pier. Always yummy!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 197 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2639
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Pismo Beach
  • Phone Number: 805-773-4653

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 - 8:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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