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Madeline's Restaurant

) #1 of 32 Restaurants in Cambria $$$$ American, French,
788 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-2835
+1 805-927-4175
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, French, Wine Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
788 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-2835
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Reviewed August 1, 2015

We had a great meal here. A mini "highlight" of our stay over in Cambria. We were in Cambria just as a way stop after seeing Heart Castle, and we are so glad we found this place. hard to imagine that we got in, when...More

1  Thank Apopik
Reviewed July 30, 2015

The food was very good but the service was despicable. If you go there be sure to get one of the male waiters - they really seemed to be on the ball. We were waited on by the only female waiter there. She never told...More

2  Thank Gary E
Grady P, General Manager at Madeline's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2015

Hello my name is Grady I am one of the managers at Madeline's Restaurant & Wine Shop. I want to first off say thank you for taking the time to bring specifically some of the service problems that you encountered while dining with us recently....More

Reviewed July 30, 2015

The ambience is refiined, the mood very French. Lots of lovely paintings and white linen. The food is French with local vegetables being featured prominently. They have an extensive wine list which includes many local wineries and some French imports. Very pleasent for a quiet...More

Thank Gay M
Reviewed July 29, 2015

Took my husband to Madeline's for dinner. It was wonderful. I have multiple food allergies and everyone (from the chef to wait staff and host) went out of their way to make dinner tasty and consisting of things I can eat. The food is very...More

Thank Claudia S
Reviewed July 28, 2015

Very small restaurant so make a reservation@ The servie is exquisite service. The meal was deliciousl. Excellent wine.

Thank kaytee7
Reviewed July 24, 2015

Friends put us onto this small restaurant in West Cambria township. Its a short 5-minute drive across the CA1 highway from the many motels along the beach. Its only a small restaurant tucked in the main street, and the service is great, food very good,...More

Thank BrisbaneSwanny_23
Reviewed July 19, 2015

My wife and I went to Madeline's for a romantic Saturday night dinner while spending the weekend in Cambria. Wonderful crab and lobster cakes with a lovely aioli, then a nice beet and local lettuce salad. Yummy stuffed pork chop for me and tasty vegetarian...More

2  Thank jbzesmith
Reviewed July 14, 2015

We have traveled to Cambria for many years so I don't know how we have missed this gem. The food is excellent, approaching gourmet. The owner is very hands on. He knows his foods and his wines quite well. Very well decorated and good use...More

Thank Jim and Anne M
Reviewed July 7, 2015

We ate here following Tripadviser rating. Food was excellent, scallops with mushrooms, salas, lamb and peach tart with icecream. All very well done with good service.

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed July 7, 2015

A really lovely evening spent at Madeline's. The food was good and the opportunity to taste wines with David, the owner, was an extremely enjoyable experience. We are not American and relished the opportunity to taste food that deviated from the "standard diner" experience.

Thank SMJ1962
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Response from Korina M | Reviewed this property |
I would call them....they are amazing and accommodating. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$22 - $32
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, Romantic, Special occasions
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 93428-2835
  • 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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