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Ocean Grill is ocean front dining just steps away from the sand in beautiful Avila Beach! Stop in today and try some of the most delicious and creatively prepared cuisine in San Luis Obispo county!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed January 11, 2020 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch, and ordered crab cake sandwiches with no great expectations, but were pleasantly surprised by the generous portions, the freshness and unique dressing on the salad dressing and the French fries. We look forward to a return trip for dinner.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank CADreamers28
Reviewed January 6, 2020 via mobile

Good dinner in a scenic location. Most tables have some views in a patio environment. Lots of glass. Salmon was very good and crispy shrimp was innovative. Server was well informed and pleasant. Go early so you can see sunset.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank BoulderNut
Reviewed January 5, 2020

Our group of 6 had a fabulous meal at Ocean Grill. We were hungry after a day of hiking the Ontario Ridge trail, wine tasting and walking around Avila Beach. Our excellent server, Luke, recommended the Alaskan Salmon as his favorite on the menu, and...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank mhscott
Reviewed December 30, 2019 via mobile

We were craving some clam chowder, which is to be expected while on the Central Coast. This place did not disappoint. The restaurant, like many in Avila Beach, is right on the beach. We shared the Sea Bass dinner and they offered a split portion...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank kamnhb
Reviewed December 12, 2019 via mobile

This is our favorite eating place in Avila Beach and have been coming here every time we’re in town since the day it opened. We love the view, and the service and food are normally top notch. One of our favorites entrees is the fungi...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Bickman50
Reviewed December 4, 2019

We enjoyed two Happy Hour pizza, beer and wine on Friday afternoon. The ocean view and service were excellent.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank TallCal2461
Reviewed November 18, 2019 via mobile

Ok. So, I have eaten here before and enjoyed it. Not tonight, as in we walked down the street to Blue Moon Over Avila (see photo). It’s Monday Night, probably the single slowest night in the restaurant business. My wife and I walk in. The...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 4, 2019 via mobile

We ate lunch here based on someone suggesting we go there. The clam chowder was incredible. I enjoyed rockfish tacos that were tremendous. My husband had a crab cake sandwich which we both loved. We were so happy with lunch that we went back the...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank ljttaho
Reviewed October 20, 2019

We have eaten at this restaurant twice this year. Their summer version of the pork chop was the best/ the fall menu is different. My husband had a meat pizza both times and enjoyed his meal. Perfect portions and no leftovers.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank ocfamily92886
Reviewed October 11, 2019 via mobile

Such a wonderful meal. Views. Wine. Perfect. Casual vibe with fine dining food! Great customer service.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Mary S
January 3, 2017|
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I apologize for the inconvenience. Our website is currently down. We should have it up shortly in the next day or two. Thank you.
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DCKi
July 30, 2015|
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Response from Eric K | Property representative |
Hello! Yes! We have quite a few gluten free options! They are listed on our menus as GF*. Menus can be seen in person or on our website. Thank you! :)
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Jayne R
June 22, 2015|
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Unfortunately street parking is the only thing available and it is first come first serve. If you have a handicapped placard there are a couple spots adjacent from the restaurant on Front street. Best of luck and we look... More
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