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Mr Ricks

404 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424
+1 805-595-7425
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
404 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coldest taps..best D.J..sunburn was worth every amazing person we met that day!! We will be returning to Mr. Ricks..sooon!

Thank mshll1
Reviewed April 18, 2018

When it's busy it's fun inside or outside in the sun people watching and working on your tan as the beach crowds walk past. Some times they have live music and on Fridays after 4 pm or so there is a Farmers Market going on...More

Thank harveymushman99
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

It was a nice sunny day and their patio looked inviting. There was no receptionist and the sign said, "seat yourself". So we did. And we waited. And we waited. A few servers pass by, but there was no eye contact or greeting. What might...More

Thank jckent1223
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Great venue. Everyone having a very good time in a Sunday afternoon! Interesting mix of people great for people watching with a beer

Thank Polly D
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Sea, sand and surf within view, Mr Rick's near the Avila Pier provided the perfect spot to soak up the sun and suck up a few rounds of margaritas. Nice small plate menu as well. Recommend.

Thank jimtomasello
Reviewed April 14, 2017

The place is right on the sea front and offers good, but limited food, a range of liquors and beer well served and a great atmosphere day or night with live bands supplementing good background sounds. Bit heavy on security but I guess it keeps...More

Thank JonHollick
Reviewed February 21, 2017

Stopped in for a couple drinks while visiting this cute little town. I had the special Bloody Mary, they advertise it as their special mix. It was OK, I like spicy bloodies, this one was just hot for the sake of being hot, not much...More

Thank MCAce007
Reviewed February 19, 2017

My husband enjoyed his 805 beer & the calm chowder bread bowls were great . It was a very rainy day, so the huge full window front was great so we could enjoy watching the crashing waves while enjoying our lunch. The staff were very...More

Thank Cheryl Shelly A
Reviewed February 17, 2017

We spent a pleasant afternoon at Mr. Rick's bar. It was a beautiful sunny day and we were fortunate to have a table outside in the patio area. The drinks were really good and generous with the spirits. The price is what you would pay...More

Thank John B
Reviewed February 16, 2017

This is a great place to hear live music and dance right on the beach. In the summer they have bands outside on Friday afternoons and most weekends they have live bands and dancing inside. They have seating both inside and outside.

Thank Catherine O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Avila Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-595-7425
Great Happy Hour Mon-thurs 5:30 7 Pm Great Specialty Drinks!! Live Music/dj Too
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