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Otter Rock Cafe

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885 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2147
+1 805-772-1420
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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South Pasadena, California
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is more of a bar with food. The lunch was ok. The evening is probably nice with music and snacks but it is not great for lunch.

Thank Toni I
Southern California
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't eat here but stopped by for a drink to listen to the live music. Nice place to hang out, great service. Music catered to the 50+ crowd with a few dancers on the floor. Looks like a local favorite. Will come again next time we are in town.

Thank luv2trvlthwrld
Santa Cruz, California
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

outside with heaters or inside- a very nice place with great people. Moderately priced and food for all- Try the specials, they are very good. Beer from Local breweries

Thank Skip H
Bullhead City, Arizona
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132 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

My wife and I had the calm chowder which were both good. We sat at a table overlooking the bay. They also have a few tables outside. There is a stage for a band and a full bar.

Thank JimandSuki_11
Visalia, California
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

My husband and I called in for one drink and stayed for about 4. We didn't eat there (except for some fries) so can't comment on the food but the staff were attentive and friendly and the beers were good. There was also really good fun band on so there was lots of laughs and dancing. I'd happily go back... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 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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120 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 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 October 9, 2016 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 September 30, 2016

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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160 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

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

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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
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: +1 805-772-1420

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