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Zorro's Cafe & Cantina

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927 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449
805-773-ZORO
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7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 17
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  • 1
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
great breakfast

came in for breakfast was greeted with a warm smile and friendly staff. Had the chili verde omelet and it was more than satisfying. will be back on my next trip into town.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
Candace H
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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English first
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

came in for breakfast was greeted with a warm smile and friendly staff. Had the chili verde omelet and it was more than satisfying. will be back on my next trip into town.

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Nipomo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

My wife and I have been trying to eat lighter lately and stay away from some of the junk. We went there for dinner because she had been there with our daughters last month. We had been there a couple years ago for breakfast. It is good also. We were planning to see a movie so we went there for... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Food fresh and abundant ..Fresh fruit, blackberries and strawberries with white and red wine sangria...Reasonably priced and dog friendly..Server immediately provided bowl of water for our dogs.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

4 to 6 PM Daily - or at least during the week. Coronas at $2.50 each, and great tacos at $2.50 each. Outside seating.

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KY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

One of the best dinners we've had since coming to the west coast from SC a week ago - and we were in San Fran and Monterey. (We didn't eat in fancy places.). Would go often if we lived here.

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Benicia, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

A visit to the area would not be complete without dinner at Zorro's. They have great deals on tacos and Corona before 6pm, but I am always tempted by their other dishes. My husband ALWAYS gets the carnitas plate-- some of the best he has ever had, according to him. I got the chicken taquitos, and really enjoyed them. We... More 

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Los Gatos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Recommended by the bell man at The Cliffs Hotel, this place served incredible breakfast. They are known for the excellent food and their amazing handmade fresh Bloody Mary.

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southern california
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

My husband and I were staying at Avila beach and wanted Mexican food. A bartender from Avila beach recommended it. Its in Shell beach just off the freeway. Small little restaurant with an outside patio. We came on a Thursday night and they had a guy playing the guitar on the patio, which was nice. The salsa and guacamole were... More 

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Orange County, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We stopped for lunch here because it had good reviews. It is a cute little restaurant right on the main street of Shell Beach with outside and inside seating and a bar. Whenever we drove by it was crowded. My husband really liked the food here. He had onion rings which he said were very good. Said his hamburger was... More 

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Santee, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Zorro's is a cute little restaurant within walking distance to Inn at the Cove. The chiliquiles we had for breakfast were delicious! We ate here several times and the food was always fresh tasting and well prepared. The wait staff are all very friendly and when the weather is cool and foggy in the mornings, they have blankets in a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 927 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Shell Beach
  • Phone Number: 805-773-ZORO

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?