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Mr Ricks

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Pub
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404 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424
(805) 595-7425
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Riverside, California
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951 reviews
592 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped in for lunch with a few friends. We found this to be a delightful bar/restaurant. We sat inside, but they have a large patio area in front. All areas have a great view of the ocean and beach area. We found that the food was very good. The sandwiches were very ;large and came with french fries, I enjoyed... More 

Thank Chuck8700
Oceano, California
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81 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sports type bar set up inside, weekend live music outside, beverage prices on the high side, overall younger customers

Thank oceanogary
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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196 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got a seat right on the 'boardwalk' and watched the world go by while drinking a beer and eating a bite on a beautiful sunny summer afternoon. They have a full bar so no matter what you want, they can fix you up. There was a decent selection of beers on draft too. They menu is small with bar... More 

Thank punkiepam
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1st visit to Mr Rick's and it's a great establishment. Try the Margarita or one of there many other awesome cocktails.

Thank Sheila R
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious red beers in the morning and a great patio to enjoy the view. The food was typical bar fare, but tasty, and the beer was cold. Laid back and easy breezy.

Thank Dana W
Bakersfield, California
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We went there after dinner to drink and dance. They had a live band and we had a great time, drinking and dancing.

Thank JJoef
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Place is dirty and small like depression and stale beer. The "bouncers" are some type of secret service, swat team, wannabe lames. Could not bring my bottle of water in because being hydrated is frowned upon. Skip this turd on fire and go elsewhere.

Thank Gregory S
Bakersfield, California
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70 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Great place to unwind on Friday and Saturday. Friday, during summer, there is a farmers market in the street in front. They have a live band and people set up lawn chairs or sit inside the bar. Good music and mix of younger and older crowd. Something for everyone. Saturday they have a DJ on the patio and lots of... More 

Thank Greg H
Corning, CA
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68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Visited the bar on a Sunday and it is very busy! Lots of TV's with sporting events and a casual hang-out place.

Thank LNYE
Southern California
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105 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

On a road trip home to LA from SF, we stopped for a couple of hours in this charming beach town. We haven't been there in years and remembered Mr Ricks when they were located on the pier. Feeling nostalgic we HAD to stop in for a drink and check it out. Happy we did, it was a beautiful day... More 

Thank LadyDi_and_Cowman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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: (805) 595-7425
great happy hour mon-thurs 5:30 7 pm great specialty drinks!! live music/dj too

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?