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DiStasio's on the Bay

781 Market Ave, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2121
+1 805-771-8760
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible7%
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781 Market Ave, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2121
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Immediate seating on a Friday night at 530. Great view of the rock and bay. No full bar, but found a nice wine to enjoy. Staff was competent and pleasant without being bothersome. Prices are reasonable, complimentary bread and oil served up quickly. Several sauces...More

Thank Dawb99
Reviewed June 25, 2017

Our first visit here and fortunately we got a table at the window with its nice views of the bay. Plenty of nice menu choices and attentive and friendly service. We enjoyed our dishes that were well prepared and had nice presentation. A very enjoyable...More

Thank radar60
Reviewed June 9, 2017

Promptly greeted and seated. Server was very helpful as we only wanted a pizza. Our 10" pizza arrived hot out of the oven. Possibly one of the better pizzas we have eaten. Just looking at it and tasting it you were assured it was prepared...More

Thank SteveZ234
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant as didn't fancy fish from the many fish restaurants along the front. We didn't look on trip advisor first as with the reviews, probably wouldn't have visited. However, I'm glad we didn't as the food was really good, I had...More

Thank Cyrilsneer123
Reviewed February 24, 2017

Went there looking forward to some good pasta, but was very disappointing. the Minestrone was bland, that is what was left in the bowl and not in my lap, when the waitress served it. (I know your thinking, they spilled his soup so hes going...More

Thank socaldreamhomes
Reviewed February 19, 2017

We dined here on a Saturday night. Our reservation was for 7:45 and we were seated promptly. Our group of 8 had to ask several times for certain items and the server seemed distracted. Our food was not well prepared nor really very tasty. My...More

Thank troutbum2
Reviewed January 6, 2017

This restaurant has a wonderful view overlooking the Embarcadero area of Morro Bay, Staff is excellent and provided great service. We did find the food to only be average, hence the rating on this establishment. We would, however, return to sit in the bar and...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed September 7, 2016

We had a really lovely Italian meal here. The food was really good and the service great. Also lots of great music in the background especially from the rat pack The cost was also reasonable. With tip $90 for four of us.

Thank Martin G
Reviewed August 31, 2016

A beautiful view restaurant, family owned and operated atop the Embarcadero in Morro Bay. If you are looking for a calming atmosphere after a hectic day of shopping on the embarcadero, then this is the place to rest your legs with fine Italian dining at...More

Thank hungrynomore2016
Reviewed August 29, 2016

How can you screw up Italian food? Nothing creative or inventive. Same old Italian with heavy sauces and tasted reheated. Bread was not good. They need to try some rosemary & Garlic in their bread ~ or something! Husband had Canole's and I had vegetarian...More

Thank KCCowgirlLosAngeles
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$10 - $22
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, 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, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 781 Market Ave, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2121
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-771-8760
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Beautiful setting overlooking the Rock, the Bay and the Embarcadero. Panoramic view. Every seat has a view and the fireplace adds that cozy feeling. We offer a separate Gluten-Free menu with over 10 entrees. DiStasio's has been in business on the central coast for 17+ years.
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