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Splash Cafe

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197 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2639
805-773-4653
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8:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Seating, Takeout

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  • 549
    Excellent
  • 256
    Very good
  • 129
    Average
  • 37
    Poor
  • 23
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
It's the chowder!

Splash is known for award winning chowder and those bread bowls are killer! Sometimes you have to wait for a table but the service is fast and friendly... I never have a bad experience :-)

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Michelle M
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Newport News, Virginia, United States
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Newport News, Virginia, United States
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Splash is known for award winning chowder and those bread bowls are killer! Sometimes you have to wait for a table but the service is fast and friendly... I never have a bad experience :-)

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Thank Michelle M
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing clam chowder. I got the bread bowl with seafood topping. OMG amazing!! Love the butter and lightly grilled topping too! Sometimes there is a line out the door, sometimes not. Definitely a must stop place in Pismo!

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Thank Stephanie H
Tulare, California
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stop here every time we are in Pismo! There's something for everyone and the portions are spot on! The line seems to always be wrapped around the building, but we don't mind the wait!

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Thank W33Z3
Arroyo Grande, California
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Living in this area, we can vouch for the good food here. It is funky, often crowded, but that is because it is so good. The clam chowder ( and bread bowl ) is always our favorite.

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Thank marilynseimpainter
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Food is great, especially the clam chowder and the tuna tacos, A must when in the area. If there's a line it's worth the wait.

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Thank Cathy C
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the food,the fun murals on all the walls,even the mix of music. Friendly folks work here. Close to dock for take out meal.

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Thank tkuhnau
Portland, Oregon
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in specifically for the chowder. The place is a bit noisy and chaotic, but the chowder is awesome. The service was great and the staff friendly (even have a sign to remind the staff to smile). Prices were reasonable. I would definitely go back.

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Thank Happydevo
Meridian, Idaho
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were fortunate enough to hit it just right when no line to order and even a place to sit down to eat too! We ordered one bread bowl of chowder and a fish sandwich. Both were excellent! Would definitely recommend this place! It is small and not a lot of seating area but had a good staff that all... More 

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Thank slbmom
Oroville, California
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was told to come here for their FAMOUS Clam Chowder. I made the mistake to go at about 6 O'clock pm. Never again unless I am ordering take out. They are extremely busy and this little whole in the wall has very little seating inside and no seating outside. You HAVE to order your food FIRST before sitting, so... More 

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Visalia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered the Fish & Chips , a cup of clam chowder and a beer. $22. The fish was extremely dried out. Maybe they retrieved it from yesterdays trash. Absolutely horrible , all 3 pieces were dry, as chewy as leather and flavorless!! Yuck!! The public school cafeteria serves better fish sticks than this place does cod fillets!! Cant believe I... More 

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Thank Molly J

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 197 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2639
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Pismo Beach
  • Phone Number: 805-773-4653

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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