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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
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Reservations

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  • 129
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  • 50
    Very good
  • 19
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  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
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
Wonderful Find

Our B & B recommended this restaurant to us and we were very happy with the food and experience. Had a roasted artichoke with chipotle mayo as an appetizer and LOVED it. Great food and a nice ambiance.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Katbalouml
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Fort Collins, Colorado
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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206 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
San Luis Obispo County, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

McPhee catered my daughter's wedding some 15 years ago, the food was top notch. For a few years after that we had meals at the restaurant with always pleasant memories. We had not been back for a decade, but returned with many family members to celebrate a number of birthdays. The service was top notch. The quality of food is... More 

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Seattle, WA
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

This quaint place was recommended to us by a local winemaker. It was busy when we arrived for lunch and the wait staff seemed to know most customers on a first name basis. Templeton is a small town so food choices are limited. Our experience left a bit to be desired; the waitress was just a bit condescending when we... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Our B & B recommended this restaurant to us and we were very happy with the food and experience. Had a roasted artichoke with chipotle mayo as an appetizer and LOVED it. Great food and a nice ambiance.

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San Diego, California
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We ate at McPhee's on the recommendation of another guest at our B&B in the area. It is part cool, part local and has terrific food in a low key atmosphere on the Main Street in old Templeton. My husband had a pork chop that he said was great and I had possibly the best hamburger I have ever had... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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73 reviews 73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We return to McPhee's grill this year again, a short drive from Paso Robles. The place remains unchanged..and decor is downright old style western California. My wife's pork chop was fantastic, while my Macadamia Crusted Northern Halibut with ginger sesame vinaigrette, Asian slaw, spicy cucumbers, cold noodle peanut salad was nicely done, and tasty. Really pleasant, and the beer was... More 

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Coronado, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Nothing to dislike here. Great service, great ambiance and the food was fantastic. I am actually writing this review before reading any other reviews. However, I have to imagine that many others have raved about the double cut (and bu double cut, there are two ribs and it's at least 2 inches thick) pork chop. They cook this big bad... More 

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palmdale,ca
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Second time here, wanted to revisit before writing review. Service and atmosphere were great, food was good but slightly overpriced, was expecting more. Have had better at other restaurants for less $$$.

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Bakersfield, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My wife and I were celebrating our anniversary with a trip to the coast it was recommended that we try McPhee's for our special dinner out. Friends had suggested the New York strip and the Filet so when we herd the special for two which included both we were thinking this is going to be good! - we were very... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great atmosphere for dinner, and delicious food, baby back ribs were tender and tasty. Good wine list, Problem Child from Linnie Colado was perfect with our dinner

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Templeton, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If you're looking for a great dining experience,excellent food and fine local wines this is the place in Templeton

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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
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Doing business, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?