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Otter Rock Cafe

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885 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2147
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
All hours
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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San Jose
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 ArnSoto
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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103 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank bb3rs
Buena Park, California
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99 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

We came to Otter Rock Cafe to just have a beer and relax while our daughters kayaked out in the bay. Is a beautiful view with inside and outside seating so I could watch the girls. After the beer I asked for a Long Island Iced Tea. Wow, they don't skimp here. Absolutely delicious, so the drink idea turn into... More 

Thank Michael S
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Although they have live music, we generally go early to see the harbor, rock, boats, birds & seals. Good service, yummy fish tacos and great setting. We have been coming here for years.

Thank Travelendude
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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

We went there with a party of 10 to celebrate a birthday. We specifically chose the restaurant for its casual atmosphere and because they had halibut on the menu. Despite having reservations, we had to wait a while for our table, and they had run out of halibut. Service was OK, as was the food. In all a decent experience... More 

Thank David D
Palmdale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Great views and environment on the water. Bloody Mary's are crazy good. Chowder and fish &a chips are common staples in most coastal town eateries but this was a cut above the rest. Chowder had great consistency, good amount of clams as well. The fish & chips were breaded nicely yet light and not greasy. Thumbs up here

Thank Sean-Debi
Wil, Switzerland
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102 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Arrived late in Morro Bay and kitchen was just about to close. Enjoyed a nice meal, good beers and friendly service. The live music really made it a special place to be. Really enjoyed Morro Bay, will stay longer next time.

Thank hamacas78

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?