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San Simeon Beach Bar & Grill

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9520 Castillo Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452
805-927-4604
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 65
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 25
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great Drinks but the menu LIES!!!

Went there on the day before New Years Eve to have a romantic dinner with my wife. The drinks and the staff were GREAT!! Then we went to dinner. The menu clearly stated Maine Lobster on it. My wife ordered the $38.00 Maine Lobster and instead got a Mexican clawless lobster. I brought this to... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2016
Daniel R
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Calimesa, California
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Navarre, Florida
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335 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In an expensive area, the San Simeon Beach bar and Grill has a good variety at reasonable prices. Happy hour starting at 4 pm. Great service and nice beach view.

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Thank blnavarremary
Calimesa, California
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Went there on the day before New Years Eve to have a romantic dinner with my wife. The drinks and the staff were GREAT!! Then we went to dinner. The menu clearly stated Maine Lobster on it. My wife ordered the $38.00 Maine Lobster and instead got a Mexican clawless lobster. I brought this to their attention and all I... More 

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Thank Daniel R
Pumpville, Texas, United States
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We were staying at the Lodge so we stopped in for a late lunch (2:30). Service was very slow despite only a few other patrons. The coffee first served had to be sent back because it was icy cold. The food was average, nothing special or great. The kids portions were too large and the adult portions were small.

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Thank Carol P
Ojai, California
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

I actually rate this a poor-plus or an average-minus. It was a quiet mid-week mid-December night (not very late). This place which was rather dowdy was nearly empty. Our service was OK (not great, not horrible) but we found little on the menu to order. Much of it seemed overpriced and we weren't starving. I ordered the soup (they were... More 

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Thank Bargainhuntress
Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

We had 2 restaurant choices in San Simeon for Christmas day - cavalier (in the Best Western) or beach bar and grill. Cavalier told us there was a 1.5 hour wait (no one in line in front of us, and the restaurant was no more than half full with lots of empty tables ?????) Went to beach bar and grill,... More 

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Thank Shale21
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

There are not too many choices for breakfast in the small town, so we accepted our hotel's voucher and walk in this closest restaurant. The omelette I ordered was average, but the service here is terrible. Sorry, I shouldn't criticize the service because there was no service at all. 1) We waited for 5 minutes at the door before being... More 

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Thank Wanli M
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

The food was ok, poor atmosphere. Motel-restaurant. We could have eaten at a better quality restaurants for the prices they were charging.

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Thank Josh T
Melbourne, Australia
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88 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Not much more to say about this restaurant except is was also pretty good value for dinner and the breakfast was also good. well.

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Thank chmeee5
Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Driving by, it looks like it may be nice with a little patio that has a view. That's where it ends. I ordered an Ice Tea, and for the first time in my life a restaurant served me the instant mix stir-in powder type of ice tea! This was not a good sign. The burger- for $12 the only place... More 

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Thank Andrew K
Scottsdale, Arizona
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138 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

We were staying in a hotel next door and stopped in for something to eat. One look at prices on menu I thought I was in a upscale resturant and not a crummy neighborhood sports bar. The bar had about 4 other people in it and the bartender could not even come over and wait on us! When the food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9520 Castillo Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Simeon
  • Phone Number: 805-927-4604

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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