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Spyglass Inn Restaurant

2703 Spyglass Dr, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-1728
+1 805-773-1222
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Ranked #38 of 90 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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Reno, Nevada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

They may have been off last Friday (though reading through reviews, maybe not), it's a shame that an establishment with an incredible view on the beach in Pismo should have such abysmal service (think Mariana Trench). Though we had a large party (14), the restaurant didn't look half full. This was a family reunion and we were stuck at 3... More

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Los Angeles
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Occasionally we make our run down from San Jose to L.A. on the 101, either due to having extra time or to traffic tie ups on the 5. The 101 has everything the 5 lacks: character, beautiful scenery, and interesting places to stop. One of those places is the Spyglass Inn Restaurant at the north end of Pismo Beach. The... More

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

Your trips down the Pacific coastline sound absolutely wonderful. Thanks for making us a part of them! Feel free to enjoy our view and our tacos any time -- although we definitely encourage you to try the rest of our menu, too. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Spyglass Inn Restaurant More

Templeton, California, United States
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I hadn't been to the Spyglass in for about 25 years, but recently met a friend there for lunch. The location is spectacular and the weather cooperative, so we had great ocean views, and the patio was dog-friendly. I had a seafood salad and my friend a sandwich plus drinks. On the whole, the food was good, although not a... More

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

Many happy returns! We're thrilled that you came back to us after so long, and we're glad the location hasn't lost its charm. We appreciate your feedback, and we hope you'll come back again soon -- you're sure to find something else on the menu that stands out to you. Great to hear from you, Spyglass Inn Restaurant More

Vancouver, Washington
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Solid dinner menu, with wonderful ocean views, especially out on the deck overlooking the bay. Very good service and good dinner fare. Would recommend for the view, and food.

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

Thanks for checking in with us! We'd encourage you to try different menu items during your next visit -- the great view, of course, will stay the same. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you're in Shell Beach! Sincerely, Spyglass Inn Restaurant More

Bakersfield, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

You really need to visit this place, food excellent employee and managers the best the vies is unique

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

The view really is amazing, Chalo -- we're glad your meal lived up to its standards. We appreciate your feedback about the service, and we hope you'll visit us again the next time you're in Shell Beach! Sincerely, Spyglass Inn Restaurant More

Mountain View, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have had several meals here. You can't go wrong with breakfast, lunch or dinner. I have never had a bad meal or service here. It's walking distance for 3-4 hotels which is convenient.

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

Thanks for the great feedback! We're very glad our menu passed your test at all times of the day. We hope to see you again the next time you visit Shell Beach! Sincerely, The Team at Spyglass Inn Restaurant More

Elk Grove, California, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

sitting outback on the patio gives a great view, Food was good and to hear it's going to go through a revitalization sounds nice. Hope to visit it soon again.

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

We hope so, too! Feel free to come back both before and after we make our changes -- the amazing view will stay the same. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip! Sincerely, The Team at Spyglass Inn Restaurant More

Bishop
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Great seafood, especially the Calamari Steak, very tender. Had great view of the sunset. A bit too dark inside once the sun set, but overall the atmosphere was good.

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

Great to hear from you! We know people come for the view, so we try to keep our own lights a little muted -- let us know next time, and we'll be glad to crank them up. We appreciate the feedback, and we hope you'll join us for another dish the next time you're in Shell Beach! Sincerely, Spyglass Inn... More

Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food was great along with the service. The view is worth the visit if you only have a drink. There is both outside and inside seating. I had the garlic shrimp which was as good as it sounds. I would recommend this restaurant

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

Thanks for visiting us, Robin! We're glad both your drinks and your shrimp lived up to the amazing view. We hope you'll dine with us again sometime soon! Sincerely, Spyglass Inn Restaurant More

San Francisco, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The price of the meals were high and food was mediocre at best but a great location for just drinks if you are lucky to get a table outside.

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

We're sorry you weren't impressed by your meal. While we're certainly proud of our drinks and our atmosphere, we like to think that our menu lives up to both. We hope you'll give us another chance to prove that we can offer a great dining experience all around. Sincerely, 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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