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Zorro's Cafe & Cantina

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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 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here last night. Food was delicious, extremely fresh and tasty, portions massive and there was a lovely relaxed feel about the place. Fajitas would definitely feed two people! Deep fried ice cream was so good too but way too much for one person, definitely a sharer. Bill was reasonable too. Service was very quick and the waiter extremely friendly.... More 

Thank Kate M
Apple Valley, California
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Delicious food, wonderful service! They even have an outdoor patio that allows your canine friends to join you, and blankets to wrap up in when there is a chill in the air.

Thank Breezes65
Arvin, California
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been trying to eat breakfast here for years based on recommendations from others but the wait has always been too long. We finally got the opportunity this past weekend. The food was good but not as good as I was expecting. My Huevos Rancheros were just average. I would only come back if there was no wait at... More 

Thank SheBear63
Arroyo Grande, California
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visit for coffee and muffins after walking in Shell Beach. Hard to get in to for breakfast as there is usually a ling outside. Worth the wait however as this is a great little seaside cafe. Taco Tuesday is fun and lunches are great and hearty. A must visit when in town or for the locals who know when to... More 

Thank mariposa67
Clovis, California, USA
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Drove by this place a number of times looking for dinner while we were in Pismo. Not fancy, right off the street, but it was always busy. Not "you have to wait" busy, but busy and the folks inside seemed to be having fun, laughing and it was like a party . Stopped by Sat night to try. Awesome !... More 

Thank A M
Shell Beach, California
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Hard to believe that a place hard by the highway exudes a sense of calm, that you are in an authentically homey place that also has a distinctive flair.

Thank Joseph V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Nice breakfast this morning. Though primarily a Mexican place, Zorro's has a pretty extensive and very tasty traditional breakfast menu, too. Well worth a morning visit!

Thank CaseyfromBoston
Oceano, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Large tacos , inside/outside seating, limited parking, check ahead for beer & taco special time and day

Thank oceanogary
Salt Lake City, Utah
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a chance on Shell Beach's James recommendation and ate there every day we stayed. It was fabulous Mexican fare, nice friendly service, short wait time and the patio was great in the evening. They even provided a blanket if it was too chilly. Heat lamps also. We brought some family members back for dinner and they agreed, best... More 

Thank 7kate14
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This family-owned restaurant was such a treat we went twice for breakfast. The food is exceptional, the service was friendly and good (the kitchen was really backed up the first day we went but the staff was so friendly and food so good we went back and were not only remembered by the staff - all the way down to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, American, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?