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Ocean Grill

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268 Front Street, Avila Beach, Avila Beach, CA 93424
+1 805-595-4050
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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162 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Ocean Grill is just across the street from the Ocean with great views. We ordered the Brussel sprout appetizer and it was wonderful. The sprouts were quick fired with the most delicious seasoning laying on a glaze of aioli that was so amazing. I could have eaten two plates for my lunch! Both pizza's we ordered, one had meat and... More 

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Riverside, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Excellent appetizer (Brussel sprouts were Devine - unique combo of savory & sweet) & the best salmon I have had in years! Service was exceptional.

Thank smaxwell13
Atascadero, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed February 18, 2017

My wife and I had Valentine's Day dinner at the Ocean Grill and were treated to excellent food and service. The brussel sprout appetizer is yummy!

Thank jforte21
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80 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Wonderful food, a beautiful view of Avila Beach and Pier, good wine list, and excellent service. The ahi was excellent.

Thank Jody W
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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196 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

Lovely outdoor lunch today at this very popular eatery. The service is friendly yet very polished and professional. The menu has options for everyone, and the servers are happy to make recommendations if you can't decide. We enjoyed the sunny outdoor patio with our dogs, as well behaved pups are welcome. Thank you Ocean Grill! The Thai shrimp lettuce wraps... More 

Thank SuburbanWife
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 30, 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed the bar and sports lineup. Was able to watch what I wanted and still enjoy a great breakfast and later...lunch. Breakfast was amazing with Bloody Mary. I ordered the Bloody Mary with bacon in it! Pool tables, TVs, great bar. Good times! Bit pricey, as is most everything in Avila.

Thank Shawn O
Belmont, California
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78 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed January 30, 2017

We had lunch here, and both the service and food are great. We order calamari, ceviche, pizza, burger, and grilled cheese for our son. All dishes are great.

Thank xiliu82
Modesto, California
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 25, 2017

The food here was excellent!! We dropped in after one of the wine shop owners told us it was one of her favorite places. We brought our nice bottle of wine that we had just purchased, and headed to Ocean Grill. It was odd, that the hostess said there was only seating at the bar for the 2 of us,... More 

Thank Joyciekins
Ventura, California
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114 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2017

My group came to Avila for an afternoon sail and later had dinner at this nice restaurant. We had fish and pizza and the food was close to gourmet. The service was good. The view was excellent.

Thank 1Scooter
Ventura, CA
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I just had dinner at Ocean Grill. We weren't too hungry so we ordered a large bowl of clam chowder ($9) and a carne pizza. Both were delicious. The chowder was thick and had lots of clams and potatoes and just the right seasoning. It also had bacon. The pizza ($17) was a bit pricey. Ocean Grill... More 

Thank Surfn in Ventura

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 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
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 268 Front Street, Avila Beach, Avila Beach, CA 93424
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Avila Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-595-4050
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!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?