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Manta Rey Restaurant

9240 Castillo Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452-9748
+1 805-924-1032
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“sea bass” (23 reviews)
“seafood” (29 reviews)
“steak” (18 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
9240 Castillo Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452-9748
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We so enjoyed dining here twice 6 years ago that I emailed in advance from the UK to reserve a table this year! It was a Saturday evening in June and consequently rather busy but the staff coped well and the food was just as...More

Thank Pete A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After not wanting to eat one more time at the San Simeon Bar & Grill, my wife looked up this place on yelp. It had pretty good reviews so we decided to try it. The service was good but the food was boring and not...More

Thank Wester B
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

We had a nice meal at this restaurant. I particularly enjoyed my fish meal, although my wife's steak was nothing special. It's a pleasant place to have dinner.

Thank Andy_from_Broomall
Reviewed June 6, 2017

Read the reviews and the menu and decided to give it a try while in San Simeon. So glad we did. Excellent, fresh fish beautifully prepared at very reasonable prices. Side veggies also fresh. Nice salad and crab bisque too. Service excellent throughout the meal.With...More

Thank SNG56
Reviewed June 3, 2017

Really good restaurant in the quality inn. Food was very good and the service great.we were on our way paso Robles wine country and the server gave us some great advice On wineries to visit. Would go back.

Thank hendricks632017
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

We were created by Miguel the owner, who welcomed us and told us the specials. Our waitress brought us fresh baked rolls & butter. We decided on Sand Dabs for my wife and I had the salmon. Both were cook properly and were accompanied by...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed May 8, 2017

Great place to have a special dinner one night. Servers were great to talk to and get the latest information happening around the area. Try the Mushroom appetizer. Soak the nice warm sourdough bread roll in the light gravey sauce and it's just delicious. Yummy!...More

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed May 4, 2017

Had an amazing tuna dish cooked to perfection and every member of the family had a lovely meal. IF you are near here you must have an dinner here. Waitress very friendly, really enjoyed the evening.

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travelerme, Owner at Manta Rey Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review. So glad you enjoyed everything. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed May 2, 2017

You really don't want to stay in San Simeon, essentially an unremarkable strip of motels, not a town at all. If you are peckish and passing through, however, you should definitely eat here. Friendly welcome, good honest food prepared with care and integrity, fair prices....More

Thank chalouisduletz
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

Great service and good food. Our server always topped off our drinks. The oyster crackers were not good at all. The clam chowder tasted fresh. I got the blackened salmon salad. It was delicious. The portion was huge. I only ate half. My boyfriend got...More

Thank Ruby S
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Lisa H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9240 Castillo Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452-9748
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Simeon
  • Phone Number: +1 805-924-1032
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