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1351 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2217
805-773-8300
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Ranked #38 of 91 Restaurants in Pismo Beach
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Tue 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Quartzsite
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Pricey and sloooow service. Arrived for a late breakfast. It was not very busy, service was extremely slow. Asked for bacon well done it was not. Asked for a slice of lime for the water, it was never delivered. No need to return soon. Very disappointed.

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Austin, Texas, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

It was recommended to us by the hotel we stayed at. Great little place, friendly service. I had the spinach mushroom scrambled and sweet potato fries. Yummy!

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Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Outside patio is a must. Accepts dogs if you have them, and has a great Bloody Mary. Nice and Spicy. Food is good, portions are big, is within walking distance of any hotel in Pismo and the service is quick. I visit every time I'm in Pismo, Shell or Avila Beach.

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Madera, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Had breakfast and dinner here. Great eggs Benedict and Bloody Mary's. The live music in the evenings was great. We will definitely eat here again

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salt lake city
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We had a coupon from the SeaCrest Hotel to eat here. So...we decided it must be good as the SeaCrest Hotel is great! We enjoyed a late breakfast and were very happy with our meals. My husband is a big eater and he was not disappointed with the size of the portions. It is within walking distance of several of... More 

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Central Coast, CA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Sorry to be a grinch. I have a pretty low bar yet I have to say they didn't quite get even that low. Friday night, went for music and dinner. $14 burgers and omelettes that were less than average and might be satisfactory in a greasy spoon for 1/2 the price. Not busy yet service was slow. Music never happened.... More 

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Salinas, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We have eaten at this restaurant for breakfast and have enjoyed it. This time, it seems that the prices were very high. An omelet was good sized and lots of good potatoes were served, but the prices are too high for the quality of the food.

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Escondido, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We were seated immediately even while they were very busy. The four in our group all had something different so were shared around the table. The spinach scramble with avocado, bacon, etc. was very good. We also enjoyed the sausage patty with hot cakes. The employees for attentive, not pushy. We didn't wait for additional coffee, etc. We enjoyed our... More 

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Orange, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Stopped again on a trip up to the central coast, we stay in an area with lots of places to have breakfast, but we will take the 25 minute drive to the Shell Cafe to have the best Breakfast in the central coast. Try the chicken fried steak and eggs, the gravy is packed with sausage and bacon. Everything they... More 

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Arroyo Grande
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We have been comming here for lunch for a couple years and enjoy their sandwiches, fries and chips but we recently came across a coupon for two fish and chip dinners so thought we'd give it a try. We were both impressed with the crispy battered fish which is exactly the way I prefer it. Most restaurants simply bread the... More 

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Additional Information about Shell Cafe

Address: 1351 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2217
Phone Number: 805-773-8300
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pismo Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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