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9070 Castillo Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452-9726
805-927-5403
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good value for money

Quiet when we went but filled up before we left. Were greeted at the door & shown to a table. Ordered a BBQ Burger & a grilled Chicken Club, both with fries & thought they were reasonable priced at $27.84. The food was filling & well prepared. Had a surfing décor & soft beach Boys music so you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Hastings, New Zealand
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Hastings, New Zealand
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107 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Quiet when we went but filled up before we left. Were greeted at the door & shown to a table. Ordered a BBQ Burger & a grilled Chicken Club, both with fries & thought they were reasonable priced at $27.84. The food was filling & well prepared. Had a surfing décor & soft beach Boys music so you could talk... More 

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Newport, South East Wales
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Travelling solo, you sometimes feel a bit weird walking into restaurants on your own, but made to feel very welcome, and the steak was perfect, is was peppered, something I'm not used to, but very enjoyable. Service was A1, even for the US. shuts at 9pm so be careful.

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Riverside, California, United States
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We ate here as part of an on-line deal we got from Manta Rey restaurant. If you get this deal, be sure to print out the voucher as they require it. The buffet was small, but had a good selection and was quite tasty. The wait staff was very friendly and on the ball.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I realize there is not a large selection of places to eat in this small area by Hearst Castle, however this place was bad. It is very small and our table of two apparently needed two servers to handle all the work. We still waited over 20 minutes for the check and had to ask twice for it. The food... More 

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Los Gatos
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We enjoyed our dinner here. The portions were large and reasonably well-prepared. Pizza was tasty with an odd thick cracker like crust. Giant Caesar salad with a nondescript dressing and LOTS of croutons. Sort of like a Denny's, which isn't a terrible thing. Just don't expect a great dining experience. The ambiance was a little strange. Dim lighting and very... More 

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Imperial Beach, California
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We only ate here for the breakfast buffet and we were pleasantly surprised. The food was tasty and well-prepared. Mom liked it so much she went back for thirds. I had eggs, bacon and french toast. The bacon was pretty good. We were actually staying across the street but the breakfast offering wasn't much, so this was a good option... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

We visited this restaurant in November, which is probably why the atmosphere was so flat. We were the only people in here bar another family and it was very quiet. We didn't really mind that, but we definitely weren't impressed with the food we had considering the price. We wanted something easy to eat so we had a large pizza,... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Stayed at the newly remodeled Motel 6 and this place was conveniently attached...BBQ chick pizza is fantastic! Better than CPK. Friendly and efficient ...

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We had the Westcoast Shrimp and Cod. Bits of cod and shrimp in a white sauce. It sounded good and it was better than good. I also enjoyed the grilled garlic parmesan bread. I had never eaten that before. I saw it on the menu at other restaurants we visited and ordered it at one other place. It was kind... More 

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Waihi Beach, NZ
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55 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Handy choice for dinner as it was straight over the road as part of a Motel 6. This left me suspicious but the food was excellent, service speedy and we left full and content.

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Address: 9070 Castillo Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452-9726
Phone Number: 805-927-5403
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Simeon
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 9070 Castillo Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452-9726
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Simeon
  • Phone Number: 805-927-5403

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  • Cuisine: American

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