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DePalo & Sons

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2665 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-1779
+1 805-773-1589
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sandwiches” (21 reviews)
“pasta” (8 reviews)
“minestrone” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2665 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-1779
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Forget ok restaurants, eat here instead. Have eating area outside or escape to beach. The food was great, sandwiches fresh, desserts dangerous.

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot for coffee or an amazing sandwich for lunch or a quick place to grab some nice wine or choose from an outstanding liquor selection! Convenient location, friendly employees.

Thank tracyiewn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh and creative sandwiches, think crispy pancetta and more. Seems to be the only place in the near universe to find Dr. Tedone's fresh and homemade mozzarella which is the absolute best, bar none. It's a must have. The wine selection is fair and pricey...More

Thank Marc B
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Situated in Spyglass Village, just off Highway 101 in Shell Beach, this is a great deli. We had two delicious main meals from the deli, plus other bits and pieces during our stay in Shell Beach. It isn't necessarily the cheapest, but it is very...More

Thank iMunros
Reviewed May 26, 2017

Do not expect a Warm smile or a Thank You at this place. The service is adequate, but the employees do not seem very happy! Their selection of to go food is varied & plentiful & tasty, but does it hurt to say Hello? or...More

1  Thank CaliforniaLynnie56
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

Drop by on your way to the beach or park and grab one of their outstanding custom-made sandwiches! Looking for a great dinner idea they're stuffed chicken Parmesan is out of this world!

Thank Brad S
Reviewed May 2, 2017

We discovered this place by accident in July 2016. It was the only little store near our hotel and it was a pleasant surprise. This place had everything we could ever need on vacation and plenty of snacks for a family of 5. April 2017,...More

1  Thank Susan A
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Went to deli 3 times during the weekend. Meatballs, salad, turkey and risotto - all were very good. Recommended.

Thank Guy001122
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Every time we come to Shell Beach (SB), we hit DePalo's for dinner. We stay at a local hotel that doesn't always have a microwave. The last time we stayed in SB we picked up some food and asked that it be heated up. When...More

Thank cgal41go
Reviewed March 29, 2017

This is a perfect place to get the fixings for a picnic. They have gourmet sandwiches and salads and a large collection of wine. Located right along Rt. 101.

Thank lovetotravel560
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2665 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-1779
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Shell Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-773-1589
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