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901 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2149
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

AWESOME food. fast and friendly service. sometimes a wait but usually not long. Try the french dip. AWESOME!!!

Thank Dustin H
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I enjoy coming here, sitting on the waterfront, either inside the restaurant or outside. I mainly have fish and chips with cole slaw, which I enjoy very much when I come here to visit, and I would come when I lived in Morro Bay many years ago. The sandwiches are great, too, and the staff is always great as well.... More 

Thank Don B
Brentwood, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I think we got the wrong food at this place. We ordered seafood while it seems like they do beef and wurst right. Our seafood was WAY too greasy. My 4 year old daughter kept raving about the french fry but I found them to be just ok.

Thank Hitokiri_Battosai
Castle Rock, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to love the Hofbrau. I would drive to Morro Bay from Pismo just to eat here. Recently revisited the Hofbrau and was disappointed to find that it was expensive and less than mediocre ... From the lackadaisically seemingly jaded girls' attitudes at the counter (greeted me with a monotone "Whaddya need") to the old time favorite carved roast... More 

Thank Andrew F
Lake Elsinore, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we ate here we did not like it. Most of the food is real bland no flavor.Except the shrimp is good.Prices are cheaper than other places there.You get what you pay for!

Thank terry r
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37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place great family restaurant with really good food. Please get rid of the Carpet it's not Clean and is old. A tile floor is much more sanitary and easier to clean. The Deck tables are chipped and cracked on top and an awning would help the heat factor. It's a busy place and would benefit greatly with... More 

Thank Chasmosis
Santee, California
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The sandwiches here are amazing! To say the least... Absolutely good prices..... They have lots of other goodies too. I had the Corned beef Ruben and the wife had a French Dip. You will not be dissapointed and you will not go away hungry, i promise

Thank Rhonda R
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been going to the Hofbrau since the 80’s when they were at their old location. I tend to order the carved beef sandwich that has not changed in thirty years. Large thick cuts of beef from a roast sitting in front of the preparer. They also have excellent clam chowder. I’ve enjoyed everything I’ve ordered there over the... More 

Thank rosieox
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Hofbrau, an excellent standard in Morro Bay restaurant culture. Stan often is found wielding his butcher knife slicing perfectly roasted beef and creating sandwiches we crave. My kids grew up on Hofbrau's foods and now my grandkids call it their best sandwich. There is a line at the order counter but service is fast, friendly and fun. We have... More 

Thank SiouxMac
Bakersfield, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The best spot in Morro Bay. My family and I visit at least twice when we come into town. Highly recommend the turkey dip!

Thank TropicalUSA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Soups, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2149
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: 805-772-2411

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?