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Schooners Wharf

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171 N Ocean Ave, Cayucos, CA 93430-1603
805-995-3883
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food. Staff is friendly. If you eat outside bring a jacket for dinner!! Local food specials. My favorite. Give this place a visit. I will be back.

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Thank Tomhinkens
Trabuco Canyon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was delicious and the atmosphere was the best in Cayucos. We ate in the bar which overlooked the beach and pier. We had the halibut slaw and tuna melt. So good!

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Thank Christine T
Stilwell, Kansas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Cayucos and our favorite place to eat is Schooners Wharf. The calamari is the best you will ever have. Was there in March and will be back in August with friends. This restaurant will be on our list to take them to.

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Thank maryP6039BD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Food, Adult Beverages, Service. Viewing the ocean while dining is breathtaking. It puts you in a pirate theme matey.

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Thank Robert J
Rohnert Park, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Met here for a reunion with friends. Was a fun atmosphere. Great beers on tap and decent wine list! The view from the bar and deck is as amazing.

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Thank franannRP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we got to watch the youngins and were called out to meet up for lunch the next day after a 5th anniversary night out. We met here and it was allgood! We enjoyed very well made spiczee bloody marys and shared an order of sashimi and calamari with really good tartar and cocktail sauce as we looked out over... More 

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Napa, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Two of our five meals were inedible! The portobello risotto tasted like wall spackle with no flavor whatsoever. Even salt would added at lest something to taste. I couldn't even swallow the first bite! Our daughters burger patty on her burger, and I kid you not, was as hard as a frisbee made out of concrete! It was so difficult... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this place after looking at the TripAdvisor reviews. We got a great spot outside just as dusk was emerging. We had just driven down from Monterey and it was pretty warm so we went for a cocktail. Both of them lovely. Food was mixed. My Drunken Mussels was OK but Gills fish of the day was ordinary.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We come to Cayucos every year, and one of our favorite places is Schooners. I always get the Halibut and a cup of clam chowder. Sit upstairs overlooking the ocean if there is room.

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Thank Brenda R
East Anglia,England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The views stunning,sunset amazing. The fresh fish was excellent,superb service very friendly,and quick. Reasonable prices,and some good wines.We were not rushed even though they were busy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $29
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 N Ocean Ave, Cayucos, CA 93430-1603
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cayucos
  • Phone Number: 805-995-3883
Description
Located in picturesque Cayucos, California, Schooners has been offering guests an unforgettable dining experience since it opened in 1993. Embracing a nautical theme reminiscent of the early history of the Central Coast sailors and fishermen, Schooners boasts the best ocean views of any restaurant in the area. Gaze into the deep blue while enjoying one of our signature cocktails, or perhaps some of our famous calamari strips. Schooners menu features fresh seafood and steaks, prepared thoughtfully by Chef Beto Gonzalez. Take time to stop in, take a look and say hello; chances are you'll find yourself wanting to indulge in our house specialty Bloody Mary, our fresh seafood, and some lively conversation with our local patrons. Hope to see you soon!

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