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All 22 Templeton Restaurants

McPhee's Grill

416 S Main St, Templeton, CA 93465-5302
805-434-3204
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Ranked #2 of 22 Restaurants in Templeton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 4th Street
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English first
Fountain Valley, California
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

I had the best Porterhouse steak I've ver had in my life. My wife took the filet and I had the New York. The staff were very friendly and the rest of the food was good

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San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Every year we come up and stay for Thanksgiving weekend and we always spend Thanksgiving evening having dinner at McPhee's Grill. They have a limited menu that day with Turkey Dinner being one of the selections. You get lots of turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, mashed sweet potatoes, apple-sage stuffing, cranberries and you can even bring in your own bottle of... More 

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Glendale, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Locals in the Cambria/Paso Robles/Templeton area all know that this place is one of the best. I have been enjoying Ian McPhee's cooking (and his wife June's Creme Brulee) for over 30 years, first in Cambria at "Ian's" and at "McPhee's Grill" in Templeton. We had a meal on Friday, November 28 that exemplifies the quality: the Filet Mignon was... More 

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California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We've been to McPhee's Grill numerous times and have never been disappointment in food, service, presentation, home ambiance. My husband ordered the lunch special this day - meatloaf sandwich on fresh baked rye bread which we shared. Undescribably delicious.

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Grove City, PA
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69 reviews 69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

5 of us went to dinner and all ordered steaks, rib eyes & filets. Service was good and prompt. Had a good server. Steaks were very good but the mashed potatoes, both garlic and jalapeno left something to be desired. Had a good selection of wines. Interesting building in an interesting downtown area.

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Atascadero
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

McPhee's used to be our "go to" restaurant for years until we found Koberl at Blue in SLO, which is now our hands down favorite. Some friends wanted to go to dinner and stay in North County, so we chose McPhee's. I called on Friday to make a reservation for 4 for 6:00pm on Sunday. The caller was so efficient... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Based on the recommendations of several people we met while tasting wine in the Paso area, we went to McPhees for our burger fix. We were not disappointed! The 1/2 lb burgers were absolutely enormous and super juicy and were served with delicious skinny fries. The tempura shrimp and garlic bread appetizers were both piping hot and tasty. The one... More 

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Orcutt, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Templeton California is not a huge tourist stop by any means. It is a quite little town wedged in between two larger ones. But if you are nearby or traveling on the 101, take the time to exit and visit downtown Templeton. It is there you will find the hidden gem of a restaurant called McPhee's Grill. This place is... More 

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Templeton, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Have been here a few times and like the atmosphere, the people and the food. But each time the service has been slow and in two occasions i also had to wait a long time for a table when there were clearly free tables in the back room.

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This restaurant is a real gem. Located on Main Street across from a five-story granary, it is a family-run restored 1890s saloon, with very high ceilings with tin plate, a long bar, dim lighting, and comfortable booth seating. The food is stellar! We had shrimp tempura as an appetizer, 6 large shrimp with a delicious peanut sauce. We were warned... More 

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Additional Information about McPhee's Grill

Address: 416 S Main St, Templeton, CA 93465-5302
Phone Number: 805-434-3204
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Templeton
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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