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Bayside Cafe

10 State Park Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2430
+1 805-772-1465
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chowder” (38 reviews)
“nachos” (19 reviews)
“salad” (37 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 State Park Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2430
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have had fish and chips. Very good. Also had a taco one time. Had to eat it with a fork, very large but tasty.

Thank wyom
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The best part of this place...the view of the bay! It’s beautiful! Also they have the best chicken strips and fries ever!

Thank MelissaMasters
Reviewed yesterday

Lunch time on a sunny day. Great choice of salads, seafood standards, soup and whatever else you might want. Cheerful staff even though very busy. A bit of a wait but a smiling waitress really helped. Good value for the money. The water, boats and...More

Thank Suzanne L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a humble place right always my side Morro Bay, nothing fancy with both inside and outdoor seating. Good local beer (805 was very good). Clam chowder was thick with lots of tender clams, very tasty. My husband had fish and chips which were excellent...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Inside outside seating with great view. Nice rustic atmosphere. Excellent service. Tasty menu. It's not cheap, but counters that food and view.

Thank bka1943
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place really surprised me. Great reviews and even better experience. The California clam chowder is out of this world (and I come from Boston where we teach ‘chowder’) and yes, the magnificent nachos. Even the chips are sooooo good: these are not your regular...More

Thank Vera B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the calamari and chips, while eating one of my wife’s cod pieces. Both had a good taste and I would recommend these dishes. The chips were ok, nothing special but good enough. I would definitely go there again.

Thank 66dude
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Bayside is one of those places that you love to go to when you want to be casual, comfortable, and still have a wonderful meal. The atmosphere is very quaint inside, really nice on the patio. They are consistently good, lots of food, and the...More

Thank Leslie M
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

You have to search out the state park and locate the marina, then hidden at the north end of the parking lot you can find this little gem of a restaurant. We got there 15 minutes before opening time on Easter Sunday and added our...More

Thank northernneckinn
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Start out with the view, fabulous! Next, the service is very fast and friendly! The food, amazing! We started out with the clam chowder and California chowder, a Bayside favorite with a kick and didn’t go wrong, wow! Next, my husband had the club sandwich...More

Thank DWestfall2011
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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: +1 805-772-1465
  • E-mail
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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