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Olde Port Inn

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Port San Luis, Pier 3, Avila Beach, CA 93424
(805) 595-2515
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Fri 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Lodi, California
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Hubby and I went here for our anniversary. They put a little sign on our table and that was that. To begin with we ordered clam chowder and a crab cake. The crab cake was cooked on one side and raw on the other. It was so mushy, of course we sent it back. We did not bother to order... More 

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Carmel Valley, California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been coming here for years and have always touted this as the best crab cakes in California. I was disappointed today with gooey cakes. But the service is adequate albeit a little slow (after repeated requests for no straw in my drink, no compliance) and the view is amazing so worth the walk out the pier.

Thank Brandon W
Napa, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

And excellent food! It was well priced and fresh. The staff was warm, welcoming and gave us interesting history of the location and the restaurant.

Thank 833kjones
Carlsbad, California
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89 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose this location due to overview of the ocean. Our server Brandi was great. Her professionalism was most appreciated. However, the food was not up to par. My wife and I both ordered Petrale sole. While the fish was done perfectly, the accompanying of potatoes au gratin and the steamed vegetables were bad. Both were bland and the veggies... More 

Thank Sagres96
El Monte, California
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157 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Third place we visited on our California Pier Adventure and it was awesome. We decided to go eat at Olde Port Inn at the end of the pier and so glad we did. We found we could drive on the pier and park near the entrance. The food was great and the view was awesome! We sat in the patio... More 

Thank Frances G
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Excellent Seafood/ beautiful location, a little pricey. Parking is a problem but the walk is interesting and the views are exceptional.

Thank John H
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

This place is horrible! 1. The waiter maid us feel very uncomfortable 2. My whole family ordered fish a chips and there was absolutely no flavor to fish there was no taste at all. Best part of the meal was the fries that's about it. Not worth the $16 a plate! 3rd. My daughter ordered orange juice I'm glad she... More 

Thank Kaylen T
San Diego, California
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Love the Olde Port Inn. The adventure begins as you walk out to it on the pier and see the lounging sea lions. The restaurant is relaxed, the food delicious and you can't beat the beautiful ocean view. Have eaten there three times and it's always a pleasure. Grab a glass of your favorite drink and enjoy the sunset.

Thank Emley
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a relaxing, delicious dinner at the Olde Port Inn. The setting couldn't have been better. We chose to sit in the enclosed patio. The expansive ocean view was so captivating that I honestly couldn't describe the inside decor (which I notice some past reviewers dinged). (By the way, the gigantic windows were spotlessly clean.) On our way out... More 

Thank Deborah G
Los Angeles, California
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64 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We've been here at least 5 times. Never a bad meal or poor service. I would return again. Before or after eating, check out the sea lions hanging out below the pier.

Thank Joe T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Soups, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Port San Luis, Pier 3, Avila Beach, CA 93424
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Avila Beach
  • Phone Number: (805) 595-2515

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