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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 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the seafood omelette with fruit and a zucchini muffin. It was delicious! It had prawns and real crab, not that fake stuff. Highly recommend it.

Thank Lane201
Nipomo, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place--especially for brunch on warm days. The prices are reasonable, service and food are good and I like the outside seating.

Thank Catherine O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the Happy Hour $2.50 Tacos which is my favorite while watch either the News or a surfing video on the TV's

Thank pismosurfer
Nipomo, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As always we look for a dog friendly place with great food and this fits the bill. They have a nice covered patio for their customers with and without dogs. Today was very cold and windy, but we were warm and comfortable. We had the crab and shrimp enchiladas, #6, and they were excellent. Very large pieces of shrimp and... More 

Thank NipomoLynn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 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 January 17, 2017

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 January 15, 2017

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 December 29, 2016 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
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 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 December 21, 2016

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

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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, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?