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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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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Orcutt, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

IF YOU LIKE CLAM CHOWDER plus other great sandwiches and such ...step right up and place your order (that is after waiting in line that is out the door...WELL WORTH IT and ENJOY

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Thank generalwilliman
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Followed splash cafe on Twitter for a year before finally getting here. Lots of hype about their clam chowder, didn't disappoint. Only had a small bowl and that was filling, rich and creamy. Chipotle burger was delicious and with fries I couldn't eat it all. Basic cafe style seating but comfy enough, loads of surfing pic on the walls and... More 

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Thank jasonwalker46
Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to Splash a few times for a snack and beer. Always busy!! Food is really good and service is excellent!

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Thank michellevlavianos
Boston
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94 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This review is coming from a New Englander perspective and we love seafood. Almost everyone is eating the clam chowder In a huge bread bowl here. My son got it (you can add seafood and other toppings too). It is so rich, you can taste butter in every bite. I prefer it more cream flavored like Legal Seafood. It tastes... More 

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Thank HBerke
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Yummy! Best clam chowder around. Don't bother trying it anywhere else bc Splash is the best in town.

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Thank Shaka S
Grants, New Mexico
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Be prepared for overcrowding and a long(ish), hot wait for your food. It would be best to order and go elsewhere to eat unless you love dripping in sweat while you eat. However, the food IS worth getting. Clam chowder is delish and so are the steamed clams.

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Thank Juehotih
La Quinta, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Since Steamers restaurant is closed, I went looking for good steamed clams. They have them here, and very good, but they could use a little more garlic. Everything is delish and reasonably priced. Very casual place with friendly staff.

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Thank madcy
New Providence, New Jersey, United States
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First stop upon arriving in the Central Coast for the first time. The food was delicious, all kinds of seafood to choose from. The Clam Chowder was one of the best we have had. Fish tacos, Salmon and Ahi Tuna was delish as well.There are all the other items you might seek in a casual beach place, including scallops, clams,... More 

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Thank Penny V
Memphis, Tennessee
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The clam chowder is a must taste! Everytime ivisit, I stop here for lunch. Great service and great food!

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Thank beky294
Bakersfield, California
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82 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Be wary, the lines are usually long in the summer, and their specialty is chowder. It is good chowder, but not the best in town. The other location in San Luis Obsipo has baked goods which are great.

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Thank JBakersfield

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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
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

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