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Bill & Carol's Sea Shanty

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296 S Ocean Ave, Cayucos, CA 93430-1230
(805) 995-3272
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Cayucos, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the destination for most Caucus beach goers. The food it fresh and yummy. The desserts are huge and could be eaten by a small gang. Always first class. And the patio is dog friendly.

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Thank wedelbysea
Cayucos, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

need a new menu , need competent wait people . if the owners can't change they need to sell . lucky for them it's a small town and not that many places to eat . look around , there are much better places in this neat little town .

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Thank cayucosbob
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been coming to this place for 18 years and it has never disappointed. The food is always fresh and delicious and the service makes you feel at home. One of the main highlights are the fish and chips and their wide variety of crazy desserts.

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Thank Hanna A
Central California, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We eat at The Sea Shanty every time we are in Cayucos. We travel with our dog and enjoy the patio dining there. My hubby loves their burgers and I go for the fish and chips. I really don't want the secret to be out, but breakfast is to die for! Fast, friendly, fun staff!

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Thank Mary Lou S
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here. Great bar atmosphere. Good drink specials my wife liked this place more than me. The whole town has huge desert menus. 🍭🍭🍭🍭

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Thank Tomhinkens
Solvang, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been very impressed with Trip Advisor's ranking and reviews, so we trusted them again to try a different location for our annual family beach trip. For the past 9 years we have enjoyed participating in the annual Brian Waterbury Rock to Pier run and have stayed in many different locations. This year, we found The Cayucos Beach Inn,... More 

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Thank TKAMBHL
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch here a couple times and both were great. Everything was yummy, (though I would avoid the calamari steak sandwich..ugh). The servers were all young and energetic with plenty of smiles. We sat out on the deck where dogs on leashes are allowed since we had just been to the dog beach with our dog. A great place!

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Thank Ellen M
Hemet
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214 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting Cayucos, this was one of the restaurants recommended by the motel staff. It was good advice. The food is delicious, the service is very good, and the atmosphere is quaint with a lot of local flare. Since tastes vary, I will only recommend that you try this restaurant if you are in the area and want a good meal.... More 

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Thank tmgreen777
Rohnert Park, California
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Patio is dog friendly. Crab Salad was fantastic. Hubby said the Clam Chowder was chalky and tasteless. Desserts were good and large.

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Thank franannRP
Santa Clarita, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great beach cafe with loads of charm and great food to boot. We had breakfast and lunch here and loved what we ordered.

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Thank George C

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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
Cuisine
American, Soups, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 296 S Ocean Ave, Cayucos, CA 93430-1230
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cayucos
  • Phone Number: (805) 995-3272

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