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2703 Spyglass Dr, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-1728
+1 805-773-1222
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Spyglass Inn Restaurant offers fine dining overlooking the Pacific Ocean...
Spyglass Inn Restaurant offers fine dining overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Every seat in the house has a gorgeous view!
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Visitor rating
  • 49
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Surprisingly Still Great

I've been coming here for years..ever since I was a teenager visiting family here on the coast. And this place is STILL good. Came the other day with girlfriends for lunch, and the salads were fantastic!!! The service was attentive, and the view was great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
kelly m
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los angeles
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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los angeles
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I've been coming here for years..ever since I was a teenager visiting family here on the coast. And this place is STILL good. Came the other day with girlfriends for lunch, and the salads were fantastic!!! The service was attentive, and the view was great.

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

Always great to see you, Kelly! It's good to know that each visit has been as fun as the last, whether you're here with family or friends. We can't thank you enough for your support over the years, and we hope you'll visit us again soon! All the best, Spyglass Inn Restaurant More 

Thousand Oaks, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I had the seared ahi tacos for lunch. They were so good - cooked just right. The bloody Mary's were also good - just the right amount of spice.

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

Thanks for sharing, Suzanne! The Bloody Mary's are a staple of ours, so we're very glad you enjoyed them as much as the rest f our guests (not to mention the ahi tacos). We appreciate your support, and we hope you'll join us for lunch again very soon! Sincerely, Spyglass Inn Restaurant More 

Fresno, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I had Crab Benedict for breakfast and it was wonderful. Lemon Chicken with capers was my choice for dinner. It was delicious. We ate on the balcony facing the ocean. What a lovely view!

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

Amazing, Andrew! We're so glad our crab, chicken, and coastal view made for a great dining experience both morning and night. Hope you'll be able to visit us again soon! Sincerely, Spyglass Inn Restaurant More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

It would have been nice to have been seated however, I can understand that customers are not important when your friends are around to chat with. My wife an I apologize for disturbing you because we wanted to eat. We'll just go elsewhere.

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

Please accept our apologies, Paul. Nothing's more important to us than making our guests welcome, and it's disappointing to think we made you feel otherwise. We'll be sure to explore this issue further with our team, and we hope you'll give us another chance to prove how great our service can be. Sincerely, Spyglass Inn Restaurant More 

Fresno, California
Top Contributor
202 reviews 202 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We have come to this area annually for years, yet have never eaten here. We arrived mid-morning, so . . not crowded at all. We did hear a couple other guests ask to put their meal on a room charge (for Spyglass Inn) - and they were told they do not accept room charges. Our server was very nice and... More 

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

Thanks for finally checking us out! We're very glad that you enjoyed your poached eggs and pancakes as much as the view. Sorry for the few mishaps with your order -- we would have been glad to warm up your crab and take another shot at the bacon if you'd asked us. Just let us know next time! We appreciate... More 

Pittsburg, CA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I always have liked the Spyglass Inn Restaurant and Bar. I usually stop by on my way home after business...( I stay at the INN). The service is always great, the outside area is fantastic, food is very good. AND of course Larry the bar tender is very service oriented and makes a wonderful martini! He has been at it... More 

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

Amazing! Larry and the rest of our team can't thank you enough for both your vote of confidence and your continued support. We're always happy to see locals and visitors alike, so we hope you'll continue to stop by during your business trips. Looking forward to your next visit already! All the best, Spyglass Inn Restaurant More 

San Diego, California
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Enjoyed the dinner, Flat Iron Steak. Tasted great and the view of the ocean and sunset was beautiful.

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

Glad you loved your steak, TJ! We hope you'll be back to see how the rest of our menu measures up (the view, of course, will still be just as breathtaking). We appreciate your support, and we look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Spyglass Inn Restaurant More 

Carlsbad
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Next to the Spyglass Inn, this restaurant has very friendly staff and the bar seems to be a local favorite. During a sunset drink in the bar we got some great recommendations for Pinot Noir tasting in the Edna Valley and not to be missed sights in the Pismo Beach area. There is a breakfast special for those staying at... More 

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

Thanks for visiting, Kate! We're very glad we could help make your trip to the coastline memorable, and we hope you'll join us again someday soon! Sincerely, Spyglass Inn Restaurant More 

Peoria, Arizona
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2703 Spyglass Dr, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-1728
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Pismo Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-773-1222

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Spyglass Inn Restaurant offers fine dining overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Every seat in the house has a gorgeous view!

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