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Madeline's Restaurant

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788 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428
+1 805-927-4175
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sunnyvale, California
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I tried Madeline's on a recommendation and that recommendation did not disappoint. It is casual nice. From the unique eggplant crostini (delectable - our favorite of the night), to the wine, main dish and dessert...it was all exceptional. This restaurant lived up to its reputation. Wonderful wine list but not too long that you get lost in... More 

Thank Bodie2008
Rio Verde, Arizona
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This has a reputation as the best restaurant in Cambria. We didn't try all the other options, but this place was good. Our server, Aja, was excellent. The food was terrific. I had the seafood gumbo and my wife a chicken dish. We would definitely return.

Thank Peter M
Durango, Colorado, United States
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped in on a recommendation from our hotel. We were on the later side (close to 8:30 pm) and the host was a bit short with either not having a reservation or bringing a child, but a few minutes later we were seated at a table in a half-full restaurant. Maybe they were getting close to closing. I had the... More 

1 Thank Dionne B
Whittier, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cozy, well appointed "white table cloth" restaurant with wine shop attached. Staff knowledgeable, accommodating (moved us to another table) and friendly. One could taste the care and attention to detail in the food but they really showed their stuff with the wines they selected. With the first course, two different viogniers were chosen-one for the salad and one for the... More 

Thank janwire
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stopped in to have some of their fabulous Blackberry Cobbler...a must have! It was even before their dinner time and they were nice enough to pack us up a piece to go so we had it for our trip home! Have the Cobbler! Its amazing!!!

1 Thank jadebbie
Gonzales, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Another fantastic dinner...Crab cakes are bomb....Great selection of fine wines to pair with any of entrees offered. This was our second visit this year and both were splendid.....pleasant staff and prompt, timely service.

Thank RoLaVos
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service is friendly and the food is wonderful! I would definitely recommend this for a romantic dinner. We had the bruschetta, which was amazing, the peach salad and the spinach salads, both were good. The gnocchi was good and the stuffed chicken breast was fantastic!

1 Thank KaraLand
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our food was absolute perfection and the service above and beyond. I have food allergies which I told the waiter. The waiter was knowledgeable about the food and suggested a different sauce for my fish (which was moist, tender and scrumptous).He also realized the rice contained what I am allergic to and made a change. My fish was fresh, tender,... More 

Thank O1924SKchristinac
Scotts Valley, California
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201 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has excellent continental food and strange service. I had a fabulous duck breast with excellent scalloped potatoes and asparagus. My husband had a delightful cod dish. Dessert was a totally delicious berry sorbet which tasted so much better than it sounds. The service was a little odd in that every time someone came to the table, it was... More 

Thank virgorising
Collierville, Tennessee
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed out evening dining at Madeline's Restaurant. I had the best beef filet I have ever had, my husband was delighted with the fish dish of the day. Great wine selection and the service was entertaining and enjoyable.

Thank Pamela Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $32
American, French, Wine Bar, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 788 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-4175
Wine Tasting Room by Day & Restaurant by Night! I think one of the best ways to get the full experience of Madeline's is to visit our open daily wine tasting room where you can try some of the best boutique wines that the central coast has to offer and then finish off your custom wine tasting with dinner in our full service dining room! We thank you for spending a few moments on our website and hope you enjoy all that the central coast has to offer. See you soon! David - Chef/Owner

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