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Spyglass Inn Restaurant

2703 Spyglass Dr, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-1728
+1 805-773-1222
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Ranked #33 of 91 Restaurants in Pismo Beach
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Spyglass Inn Restaurant offers fine dining overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Every seat in the house has a gorgeous view!
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Peoria, Arizona
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The service was very poor and they did not seem that busy. The food was below average in quality and value. I would not go back.

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Doug R, Owner at Spyglass Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Douglas, I'm sorry to hear you had an unpleasant experience with us. It sounds like you were unhappy with both the food and service. We always aim for speedy and friendly service and delicious food. I would like to look into this matter in more detail so we can correct the problem. Would you mind sharing the date and... More 

Worthing, Uk
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91 reviews 91 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We stopped here as it was convenient on our drive up the coast, not knowing what to expect, and were very pleasantly surprised. The weather was good so we sat outside and enjoyed the amazing views over the ocean, the seating area is enclosed with glass panels so keeping the wind away - very pleasant. The food was fantastic and... More 

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Doug R, Manager at Spyglass Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Robert, We are pleased to hear you had such a pleasant experience with us. You really can't beat our view, and we are glad you enjoyed your meal as well. Feel free to stop by any time you are heading up or down the coast. We can't wait to see you soon! More 

Pacific Palisades
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62 reviews 62 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The outdoor patio was a lovely place to sit with a full ocean view. It was very nice to have a much better than average lunch while watching a sea otter play. Service was quite good and prices not too bad.

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Doug R, Owner at Spyglass Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Sounds like you lucked out this time -- the view is always beautiful, but you don't always get to observe sea life so closely. We're glad you had just as much fun as the otters did! We appreciate your feedback, and we hope you'll visit us again very soon. Best wishes, Spyglass Inn Restaurant More 

Lake Elsinore, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Found this on bring fideo.com checked trip advisor reviews Good food, great view, service a bit slow but food, view and Fideo friendly great Recommend

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Doug R, Owner at Spyglass Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

We're so glad you found us! Sorry our service wasn't as quick as it could have been -- we'll do our best to step it up going forward. This setback aside, we're thrilled that you loved our view and our menu, and we hope you and your pup will join us again very soon! All the best, Spyglass Inn Restaurant More 

CA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Server accomodated my request to have pasta and salmon instead of pasta and clams. Both my husband and I enjoyed our food. The server also quickly returned my purse I had left in a chair. Since we were traveling, I was very appreciative! Nice views of the ocean. For an honest review I have to include the fact the Ladies... More 

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Doug R, Owner at Spyglass Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Please accept our apologies for the bathroom's conditions. Rest assured that messy bathrooms aren't the norm for us -- it's very disappointing to think they dragged down your otherwise wonderful dining experience, and we'll do our very best to be sure this never happens again. This setback aside, we're very glad you enjoyed your dinner just as much as our... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We checked for the timing of sunset and had drinks in hand on the patio just in time. Beautiful! The menu choices were wonderful and I had a delicious shrimp scampi dinner. A companion had the clam chowder at a prior visit and ordered it again this time - it didn't disappoint. Nice atmosphere, lots of windows facing the water,... More 

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Doug R, Owner at Spyglass Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Staying for the sunset was a great idea, Stephanie! Our view is wonderful at any time of the day, but sounds like your experience was particularly special. Glad we could help make your trip to California memorable! We really appreciate our feedback about our service and our shrimp scampi. Hope you can join us for another plate very soon! Sincerely,... More 

California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We had breakfast there (and won't go back for another meal like lunch) which didnt require much more than scrambling an egg...no I don''t like them HARD since I asked for them easy...the waitress was disinterested at best. The only good thing is the patio (opens at 9!) so your mediocre breakfast can be enjoyed outside (and wear a sweater... More 

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Doug R, Owner at Spyglass Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Sorry to hear our eggs weren't as good as your view. While we are indeed proud of our patio, we like to think our breakfast and lunch are just as important to the dining experience -- it's a shame to think we fell short this time. We appreciate your feedback, and we hope you'll give us another chance the next... More 

Carlsbad, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

My wife and I live in San Diego and are visiting our kids and their families in SLO. We had some time and decided to grab a quick bite at this restaurant. We have been here before, but have never reviewed it. Pretty simple: Perfect clam chowder, wonderful fresh salad, nice wine overlooking the ocean on a crystal-clear day. Our... More 

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Doug R, Owner at Spyglass Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for dining with us again, Gary! While we can't be sure exactly who served you during your visit, our entire team is glad we could help make your family trip to Shell Beach memorable. We appreciate your support, and we hope you'll join us for more clam chowder and wine the next time you're in our neighborhood! All the... More 

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Went here last summer and had a fab meal then enjoyed the sea views from the patio, food was fantastic and the atmosphere second to none, they have entertainment throughout the season. We visited again at the beginning of November and they had a real roaring fire which was great .good choice of food at reasonable prices this place is... More 

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Doug R, Owner at Spyglass Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for dropping by! We're very flattered that you went out of your way to visit us during your second trip to the states. We really appreciate your feedback, and we look forward to seeing you again the next time you're in town! All the best, Spyglass Inn Restaurant More 

Fullerton, California
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460 reviews 460 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
201 helpful votes 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We found out Tuesday was Crab Night so we decided to check it out. The all u can eat crab was VERY good...perhaps the best crab I have had. The crab had big chunks of meat which made it easy it eat. It was easy to crack open as well. Dinner came with soup or salad, bread, rice and veggies.... More 

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Doug R, Owner at Spyglass Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Stumbling upon the crab special was lucky, indeed -- glad we could pleasantly surprise you, Stacey! Crab can be pretty messy, so it's good to know that ours came hassle-free. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you're in Shell Beach on a Tuesday! All the best, Spyglass Inn Restaurant More 

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Address: 2703 Spyglass Dr, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-1728
Phone Number: +1 805-773-1222
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pismo Beach
Cuisine: American

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