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197 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2639
805-773-4653
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8:00 am - 9:00 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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Visitor rating
  • 410
    Excellent
  • 178
    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
Most recent review
Best clam chowder ever!

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Shailla L
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Apple Valley, Minnesota
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Apple Valley, Minnesota
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW 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
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

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

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Yucaipa, California
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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
Senior Contributor
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
23 helpful votes 23 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Whenever in the area we stop at splash cafe to get some clam chowder, its so well liked that they ship it to you! The ambiance is great and only a block away from the beach, but prepare yourself for a wait in line.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Whenever I go to Splash Cafe I order the same thing, Fish and Chips. The fish is cooked amazing, and the chips (curly fries) taste as great. The food is always consistent whenever I eat here. Now I'm sure anyone who's ever heard of Splash Cafe talks about the line. Long story short, there is always going to be line... More 

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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?