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Sebastian's Cafe

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442 Slo San Simeon Road, San Simeon, CA 93452
(805) 927-3307
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My friend Deb & I had spent the entire day at Hearst Castle and we were hungry. Deb noted the food at Sebastian's Cafe was always great on previous visits. We got there as the last customers of the day since they close at 4pm, I am so glad we made it! Every now and then it's time for food... More 

Thank DixieJ
Long Beach, California
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We finally got to eat here. Have wanted to try it on our last two trips to the area but always very busy. This time we came on a Tuesday and had better luck. We loved that the patio is dog friendly and chose to eat at the long bar on the front patio so could have a partial view... More 

Thank Nadith1970
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great pulled pork sandwich, decent coffee in a place where there are few choices. Service was very quick, place is small and looks like it gets busy

Thank DavidHayesBC
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hot dogs & hamburgers to with your wine. No thanks. Especially for the price. It's fine if you want beach food for your kids.

Thank treasure59
Albany, Oregon
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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are very few services between Carmel and San Simeon and those that exist are overwhelmed at least in July on the weekend. This poor little place was hosting like 500 people that all seemed to need to go to the bathroom when we at lunch at 3pm. It was about a 30 min wait/person. Our chili, hot dogs/brats and... More 

Thank lookin4luxury
Santa Clarita, California
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106 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure if we went for wine tasting (Hearst Winery) or for the food! Both were delicious! As far as wine tasting, $10/$15 tasting fees which are waived with a 1 bottle purchase. Many different types, although surprisingly we chose the two Chardonnays (we're normally red wine fans). All were good though! Good cheeseburgers, quickly served, and the onion rings... More 

Thank Stephen S
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect place to come after the castle. We got our food quickly and at a good price. The burger and hotdog were big enough to share and didn't break our wallet. Sitting outside on a nice day, surrounded by people from everywhere imaginable and eating great food wasn't too much of a hardship at all.

Thank Katie A
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was told by a local to grab a quick bite at Sebastian's on my way to the elephant seals. It is across the street from Hearst Castle, same company. We ordered the fish taco and fish sandwich and fries. Loved the fries and fish. Just wished there was more fish in the sandwich. There is also wine tasting in the... More 

Thank Chrstne
Oakhurst, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is mostly a wine bar but the cafe offers some really good hamburgers and awesome fish and chips. It can get really busy but they have added more outdoor seating. The old post office is still active and the original store has been around for over 100 years. Parking is very limited.

Thank wrldtrvlers
San Luis Obispo, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped in after a visit to Hearst Castle and was shocked by just how good the burger was. I had read a bunch of good reviews but I was honestly just hungry and wanted something to eat but was blown away by the quality of the burger. The restaurant itself is small but there are some areas for outside... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 442 Slo San Simeon Road, San Simeon, CA 93452
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Simeon
  • Phone Number: (805) 927-3307

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