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“Treasures Within”

Ruddell's Smokehouse
Ranked #1 of 24 Restaurants in Cayucos
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout
Reviewed May 11, 2013

Proof again that the best things come in the smallest packages. The Ahi Jerky was the best jerky we've ever had, and the Smoked Oysters were amazing - try them even if you think you don't like oysters!

1  Thank VenturaPenny
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

The Smokehouse is one of the most popular places in Cayucos. They are famous for their albacore tacos, but the shrimp tacos are my favorite. Their smoked chicken salad is wonderful, it includes tomatoes, sliced black olives, diced celery, diced apples, shredded carrots, and sunflower seeds. One salad could easily serve two, maybe even three people. The crew is a friendly, cheerful lot and the service is fast. Locals know to show up early or late, as they can get very crowded at lunch time. I simply love this place and go there once a week for a 'fix.'

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3  Thank Kerry B
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

A very small shack off the pier with no indoor dining. Best for a takeout picnic. We opted to buy the smoked Albacore a la cart and made our own picnic. A great local find!

1  Thank Janeane42
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Reviewed March 21, 2013

some of the best food i have ever had. i eat here regularly and have the albacore fish tacos, they are delicious. its a little pricey for lunch of to go food, but it will never disapoint. just plain awesome food

1  Thank Rainer S
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

I've never had fish tacos quite like these! The smoked salmon fish tacos were amazing. Loved the curry spice. You have to try this place when you visit Cayucos!

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