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Main Street Grill

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603 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-2341
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Ontario, Canada
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were looking for a restaurant with vegetarian options. I had the veggie avacado sandwich and my huband had the garden burger (soy burger). We also each ordered side salads. Our mains were quite good and our salads were huge for side salads and good for a basic side salad. This is a order/pick-up style restaurant taking cash only payments,... More 

Thank moe2468
Orange County, California
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54 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The tri-tip sandwiches we ordered were thick with meat, with just the right amount of sauce and tender tri-tip. We split a side of fries and omigosh, it was a huge amount of fries, enough for two easily. Quick service and as a bonus you can watch the hawks circling overhead on the patio.

Thank Ernie S
Newport, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I both ate fish and chips. Very significant portions and no complaints. As a Brit abroad if wanted to make perfect then steel knife and forks and malt vinegar, but maybe I just need to go back to Blighty! Good meal

1 Thank james27vaughan
Orlando, Florida
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a self serve, no frills restaurant that accepts cash only. That being said, the food is good. I had a great Southwestern salad that was delicious and could have served two people. My husband had the fish and chips and really enjoyed them.

1 Thank Reddy55
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great barbecue, love their salads, chicken and tri-tip. Have been coming here for years and have never had a bad meal.

Thank jonathanj37
Palo Alto, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch-counter-type place, but with friendly service. The BBQ beef ribs were fabulous; the burgers o.k.

Thank jkilkullen
Long Beach, California
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The area in and around Cambria is gorgeous. Just for environment and mood alone I feel like on is apt to rate Main Street Grill a bit higher than it deserves. I've tried the Calamari Burger, Clam Chowder, Fried Shrimp, Tri-tip Sandwich and of course their fries served in enormous heaps. Cost vs. value? I feel like this place is... More 

Thank Anthony M
Rowland Heights, California
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34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For year, I've always stopped by this bbq restaurant when I'm in the area. This trip, I came and got my fixings before heading to Oxnard for the night. The flavor and taste is still the same, this place always reminded me of my youth and the great memories of the trips I used to take solo. I'll sure to... More 

Thank Jenn C
Glendale, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rolled into Cambria very hungry and decided to forego "fine dining" for something hearty and simple. The Ortega burger and ABC burger we ordered were cooked just right and were seriously delicious. Cole slaw and draft beer completed the order. We can't wait to visit Main Street Grill next time.

Thank Beverly E
San Diego, California
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our extended family spends a week in Cambria each year, and this is the second time we have taken out food from here. Great bar-b-q! So far we've enjoyed the pork ribs, beef ribs, chicken ,fries and salad. All were scrumptious! The portions are huge, and even our large group couldn't eat it all at one sitting, but that didn't... More 

Thank CarolFromPL

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 603 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-2341
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
  • Phone Number: 805-927-3194

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?