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McPhee's Grill

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416 S Main St, Templeton, CA 93465-5302 (4th Street)
805-434-3204
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 21
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Always a great experience

Have been going here for over 20 years now and its always excellent. It can get noisy at times and is definitely pricey but oh so good. If you haven't been there for Sunday brunch, check it out!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Scott T
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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English first
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Have been going here for over 20 years now and its always excellent. It can get noisy at times and is definitely pricey but oh so good. If you haven't been there for Sunday brunch, check it out!

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NY
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My husband and I ate at McPhee's last Friday to celebrate the end of a wonderful trip for our 40th anniversary. We had brought a Tulley Winery zinfandel and our wonderful waitress was spot on in recommending appetizers and main dishes that would go well with that wine. We shared a duck and cheese (with many other ingredients) quesadilla and... More 

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Pacific Grove, Ca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We stayed at an Airbnb en suite on Vintage Road in Templeton and came here for dinner. The restaurant has a very warm feel to it and the staff is very friendly. We had the artichoke, a pizza and then the yummy dessert. Templeton has a very hometown nature to it. We went to the Farmer's Market on Saturday a.m.... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Paso Robles is a city loaded with really good restaurants, and yet when you talk to the locals, they all suggest driving to McPhee's Grill, "just a couple miles down the road." Driving south from Paso on the 101, you hit the town of Templeton in under ten minutes; McPhee's is about a mile off the highway, in the center... More 

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Atascadero, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Just had lunch yesterday at McPhee's Grill (or Ian's as the locals call it) and the quality of the service and quality of the food it still top flight. The starter with a few olives and a bit of bread with balsamic and olive oil is good opener. Then we split an appetizer of the tempura shrimp with the peanut... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

A very good meal, but I thought the pork chop was a bit over cooked. Still, the food was good and the service was excellent.

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Cambria, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Great find in the middle of a unique town. Very old California. Wine list good. If you love beef than this is the place. I have only eaten in front part of restaurant so cannot comment on the back. Love the shrimp hors d'oeuvre! Staff friendly. Generous pours on wine. A must see if visiting Templeton. Check for hours of... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This place was recommend by the staff at Red Soles Winery, and it was a good tip. McPhee's is in downtown Templeton. the building has a lot of history, but it's the food you want. The steaks and made to perfection, and the seafood is par excellent. I recommend the Macadamia Crusted Halibut. Waiting for your table? no problem. The... More 

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Murrieta, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Visiting Paso Robles for first time, we went here with another couple. Easy location to get to. I ordered the lamb, which I would rate a 5. Wife ordered scallops, which she would rate a 3. I felt like all the menu items however were overpriced a bit. I get you are in wine country, but...Our waitress made us feel... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is an excellent place to dine when you visit the central coast. They have great shrimp and steaks. Very nice ambiance.

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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, Steakhouse, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 416 S Main St, Templeton, CA 93465-5302
    (4th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Templeton
  • Phone Number: 805-434-3204

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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

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