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Bayside Cafe

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10 State Park Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2430
18057721465
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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SLO, CA
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to this little restaurant whenever we want to feel like we're in a marina setting. There's plenty of parking, the service is great, and the food is wonderful. There's usually a wait, but the wait is pleasant under the trees, with lots of happy people and dogs strolling around. Worth it!

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Thank clvrnamsalrdytkn
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a neat restaurant with great out door seating. They even have several built in heaters a lover the deck for the cool mornings & evening's. The clam chowder was not the best I have ever had but.... it was chalked full of clams and was tasty! The portions of fish & chips are generous. However I was not... More 

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Thank Steven T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for the first time in a while, and it was so comfortable- like your favorite slippers. The food was great, the service friendly, and the view is wonderful. Simple, budget friendly, and yet so classic.

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1 Thank Kinneys7
California
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently moved to Morro Bay and have visited a number of restaurants. So far, Bayside Cafe has been our favorite. We ordered Fish and Chips---they were beer batter---crispy with flaky white meat, and we were able to substitute salad for the chips at no extra cost. We enjoyed sitting on the patio, which had a very relaxing atmosphere. Attentive... More 

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Santa Maria, California
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108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bayside Café A casual off the beaten track type of café that just amazes you with their food selections. Located in the Morro Bay State Park Marina directly across the road from Morro Bay State Park Campground, this is a real gem. We have eaten here several times and have always been pleased with the food and service. Last week,... More 

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1 Thank BnThrDnThat
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, great location with lots of local customers. Had lunch here, come early as this is a popular place. Seafood tacos and BLTA excellent..!!

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love so many restaurants here, but this is our favorite. From the outside, you won't be impressed, but from the time you step inside, you will be treated like friends. We haven't been here in a year, but this visit surpassed the others. Water with cucumber in it? Loved it. I ordered the California clam chowder and it was... More 

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Morro Bay, California
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have been eating here for many years. Great location in the state park on the water. The burritos are delicious!

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Thank rambuncious
Auberry, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ordered the special, fish tacos. The plate was filled with goodness, and far more than I could eat, so took the left-overs home. Wonderful taste, and very fresh, even the tortillas were soft and tasted homemade. The view out to the Marina was lovely and very quaint.

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Thank JudyTraveler2014
Corona, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Recently we had lunch at the Bayside. I had the shrimp and salad. So good and the salad was crisp and fresh. The staff is friendly and efficient. My hubby never orders anything but the fried fish and salad. His very favorite here. Clams and salad ordered by my sister in law were fresh and good. My husband and I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Soups, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 State Park Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2430
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: 18057721465
Description
Bayside Cafe is nestled in the beautiful State Park Marina across from the entrance to the State Park Campground on lower State Park Road. The views of the back bay are astounding and unique.The food is very fresh with all homemade items including soups, salad dressing, sauces and desserts. You will not be disappointed by the friendly service and wide range of food items offered. A dog friendly outdoor patio is also a plus for our animal lovers.Oh, and by the way, we are NOT open for breakfast as has been stated by trip adviser.....sorry.Open every day for lunch starting at 11:00am and including service of dinners on Thursday through Sunday.See you there.

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