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“YUM! The best fish tacos anywhere!”

Ruddell's Smokehouse
Ranked #2 of 22 Restaurants in Cayucos
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood, Fast Food, American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout
Elk Grove, California
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8 reviews
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“YUM! The best fish tacos anywhere!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2010

It may look like a dive but the fish tacos are every bit as good as you've heard!

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Costa Mesa, California
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“Great Place for Fish Tacos....!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2010

I'll go along with previous reviewers..this is a GREAT place for smoked fish tacos. We have eaten here many times and we can't wait to go back.

However, for future readers I think it needs to be pointed out that this is not a restaurant, per see. It is a "shop" selling smoked fish including wonderful smoked fish tacos. Very friendly...!!

The "seating" is outside....a couple of plastic tables on the sidewalk. We have done what others have done....namely taken our fish tacos back to our hotel/motel room and had a wonderful feast...!!

So....we're not really reviewing a "restaurant"....just a good place to eat. I'll therefore go along with other reviewers and give Ruddell's Smokehouse Five Stars. Give it a try...!!!

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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“Whoa!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2010

If in the Morro Bay Cayucos area you will be doing yourself a favor by stopping in a Ruddell's Smokehouse and having a taco or two. I had the albacore and the salmon and it was some of the best I have ever eaten. It will take 10 minutes to make but will worth the wait. Only downer is I could not get any shipped back to NC. Ken W.

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1 Thank GPLazer
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“Smoked salmon tacos rock!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2010

Smoked salmon tacos rock!

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Love Ruddell's - get the fish tacos!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2010

We love Ruddell's, their fish tacos are delicious and unique with smoked fish and apple! We have spent several Sunday's sitting outside with our dogs at our feet enjoying the tacos while locals have an impromptu guitar jam session.

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