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Otter Rock Cafe

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885 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2147
10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Mon 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to stop for a drink & burger, and there is an awesome view of the water from here! Its a good place to watch football games!

Thank AbraCadaverz
Palmdale, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't eat here only popped in for a couple of cold ones after a day on the water. Service was great and bar staff were friendly. Live music kept us entertained and appealed to a varied taste. Food smelt and looked good but really can't comment further.

Thank Mark R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing extraordinary here. Same food that can be had at any location in the vicinity. Service was okay as well. My fish and chips featured fish that was very chewy.

Thank Allen M
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived late in Morro Bay and went in here for a drink as we heard some live music coming out. Great chap on a guitar, lovely wine and the most fantastic brownie which two of us shared as it was so big Waitress/bar staff were lovely

Thank Sally S
Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had read the TA reviews before we came and it looked like this place would be good for a few drinks and to listen to the music. We went on this basis and had a really enjoyable night. We also had dinner there. The servings were large but the quality was what you would expect in a bar. The... More 

Thank CorvettePete
San Jose
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Great drinks, tasty food, great service. We wanted to go back for music but didn't get the chance. Will be another stop when we make a return visit.

Thank aclsact
Modesto Ca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

This place is a really fun place with good food. From what I understand, there's always live music in the evenings (you might want to double check that) and it makes meals more enjoyable. The food itself is pretty damn good! Their cheeseburger was on point but you must try the garlic fries. The fries are loaded with real minced... More 

Thank Arnoldo S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Live music, great food, great service. Amazing view of the sunset and Morro Rock. I had the scallops - delicious. Recommended.

Thank Kelani S
San Diego
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

We came in for breakfast on our way out of town. The food was good as was the coffee and the service fast. There were about 10 there tables at 8:30 already. It was a nice choice

Thank wxzzy
Hanford, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Ice cold beer, great atmosphere and great food!! Love the live bands on the weekends! Wear your dancing shoes and have fun!!!

Thank bb3rs

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 885 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2147
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: 805-772-1420

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