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Zorro's Cafe & Cantina

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Soups, American
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927 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-2053
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Some of the best Mexican food I have ever eaten. The staff is very friendly. It's absolutely a must to eat here everything we visit.

Thank Christine C
Sunnyvale, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice seating, Good vegetarian options. Loved the 7 grain pancakes We sat in outdoors in the tent and it was comfortable. The service was good and friendly.

Thank TravellerUG
Emeryville CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I just come to Pismo Beach once or twice a year for a weekend. On this trip I actually read some reviews of this restaurant on another dining site that I'm also a member of, and was very impressed with what they had to say, so had to try it out for myself. On one of those reviews they mentioned... More 

Thank ed_in_510
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are few things better than really good Mexican food...especially after several days of cooking and heavy holiday meals. But no matter what time of year, Zorro's is always good and will satisfy your craving for spicy food, cold beers, and a great laid back atmosphere. Consider a reservation, as they can get busy, especially around the holidays.

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Escondido, California
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really...not fresh tortillas...grocery store style...dried out carne asada??? Very disappointed. Cute place, very attentive servers.

Thank mtrow1
Santa Barbara, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was very good, & plentiful. The service was great. The restaurant was clean. I was vacationing in this area, my family joined me and we were looking for a casual place for late lunch & our choice was excellent. It was during Christmas holiday prior to Xmas Day & the restaurant was very festive with holiday atmosphere.

Thank Annie F
Costa Mesa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

This cafe came highly recommended by locals, always a good sign, and it did not disappoint. Food was fresh and yummy and service was outstanding.

Thank Monica S
Ojai, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

We stopped in for lunch while driving south on the 101. The place was packed on the day after Thanksgiving so all we ordered were bowls of soup. The Clam Chowder and Chicken Tortilla soup was just super. We'll do this again.

Thank Bargainhuntress
Robinson, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

The food is very fresh & the coffee is superb. The service is a little slow but not bad. The food more than makes up for the service. The outdoor patio is great for people & dog watching. The portions are quite large & filling.

Thank susan c
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

We had one of the best chili rellenos and then had their deep-fried ice cream...absolutely delicious. Our server Jamie and her staff were polite and gave us excellent service. Fun and lively atmosphere, I see why the locals come here. A wonderful evening while on vacation :)

Thank Shari W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Soups, American
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 927 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-2053
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Shell Beach
  • Phone Number: 805-773-ZORO

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