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TEMPORARILY CLOSED This Pismo Beach Pier is currently closed to the Public due to the Pier Rehabilitation Project
Pismo Beach, CA
+1 805-773-4382
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Unfortunately, the pier was closed for maintenance or construction when we visited on September 16-17. There are a lot of restaurants and activities near the pier. Beach looked very nice, although it was chilly in the morning and evening in mid September. The photo of...More

1  Thank Lee C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The world famous Pismo Pier is a fantastic place to visit. When the Red Snapper are running, fishing from the pier is a rewarding and lots of fun. Great clam chowder is just up the street and the beaches are the best.

Thank MarkJColbert
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised how lovely the beach was. At this point on time only part of the pier was open. It looks like they are repairing part of it. Lovely few hours out and about.I would definitely recommend this for parents with young children

Thank catwoman34
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great. Could have stayed here longer. Very kid friendly. Nice beach. Clean and just nice place to visit with kids. Would come back for sure.

Thank Cirilen_MTL
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The pier and Wharf area is a very popular place loads of bars shops and restaurants well worth spending time here.

Thank misternick67
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately the Pier was closed for our visit for renovations. However, can imagine it offering nice views at sunset.

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed August 14, 2018

This is a great way to unwind with a quiet walk along the pier and walkways. It is a chance to get some great views across the ocean and just take some time out. There is currently significant work being done on the pier itself...More

2  Thank Kelvin L
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We went to Pismo over the 4th of July and had a wonderful time along with hundreds of others. It was great, people were friendly for the most part. Saw numerous American Flags waving in the breeze, just beautiful. On the night of 4th of...More

Thank mcvega
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I caught a wave and enjoyed fish and chips at the Pismo Beach Pier! Classically California and charming.

Thank renee722
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The pier is under construction, so it is closed to the public. It looks like it will be completed in Spring 2019

Thank Bart A
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Response from Iain Richard S | Reviewed this property |
Norman is spot-on!
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