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Windows on the Water

699 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2276
+1 805-772-0677
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
699 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2276
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

Looking for great dinner? Come to Windows on the Water. Windows on the Water will afford you great food selection, bold flavors, right size portions and prices view of Morro Rock across the water. Time your dinner right and you'll be treated to a sunset...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Only have one experience there for a dinner. The food was really good. The overall experience was not outstanding but the restaurant is nice. The menu is short but I liked what I chose. A picky person may not like the lack of variety.

Thank BrunoCarreiroDaSilva
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Fresh fish was outstanding. Service was great. Place was beautiful with views of the water. Highly recommend.

Thank Joe Z
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Relatively small menu but with nice choices of fish and meat. The Niman Ranch pork chop was very tasty on a bed of Brussel sprouts and root vegetables. Service was good. The view is probably good over the water, but it was hard to tell...More

Thank cgny1fwd
Reviewed February 7, 2018

Returned to Windows and sat inside the restaurant this visit. Enjoyed the lamb and the carrots but wasn't crazy about the puree and the pearl onions were lost on the plate. Next time...it's back to the bar for me.

Thank DianeXit98
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

The view is the most beautiful in Morro Bay, however we were disappointed with our meal and service last night. The young waiter seemed very insecure and timid. If he was in training that’s OK he should have had some knowledgeable help. We wondered why...More

Thank PennyMax
WindowsGM, General Manager at Windows on the Water, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2018

Dear PennyMax, I want to sincerely apologize for the unpleasant incident you had at our restaurant. Your comments were most troubling but I want to unequivocally thank you for bringing this to my attention. Without your feedback I might never have known of it. It...More

Reviewed January 31, 2018

Nice restaurant with impressive menu, reasonably priced and terrific views. Service was very good as was the wine list and the food was cooked to perfection.

Thank Leigh2S
Reviewed January 30, 2018

This was my third dinner at the restaurant in the past 6 months. The food and wine were great as usual. This restaurant provides a consistent high quality experience without people having to dress up for dinner as this is a beach community. We were...More

Thank hawk204
Reviewed January 20, 2018

The setting is very spacious and the wait staff is superb. The food is very consistently good. We went twice in a week!

Thank Leslie B
Reviewed January 18, 2018

We had a party of four here for dinner on a tuesday night. We also knew that tuesday is 75 cent oyster night. For local morro bay oysters, forget about it but, for blue points YES YES! There was a line waiting to get in...More

Thank Urban_Cowgill
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Katt W
June 20, 2018|
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Response from rmongoos | Reviewed this property |
I've never seen grilled crabs of any kind on their menu, but their crab cakes are excellent. They do offer Sand DABS, which is a sweet, locally-caught Pacific flatfish related to the flounder; this is also an excellent dish.
May 7, 2015|
Response from WindowsGM | Property representative |
Hello, We do offer a children's menu with Pepperoni or Cheese Pizza, Chicken Tenders and Pasta.
January 24, 2015|
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Response from WindowsGM | Property representative |
Hello, Sorry about the delay in getting back to you. I just received this. When you come in please notify your server and she will help you with selecting your menu choices. Thank you, Windows on the Water
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$16 - $30
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 699 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2276
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-0677
  • E-mail
Located on the water in the Morro Bay, Windows on the Water celebrates the finest the Central Coast of California has to offer. Fresh, local and sustainable ingredients, an extensive wine and beer list of local and international labels, the best in local musicians each Monday, Thursday and Saturday night, and arguably the most dramatic view on the coast. Join us in the bar for a drink and bar specials and dinner nightly from our menu created by our award-winning executive chef, Neil Smith.
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