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“Best local kept secret”

Tognazzini's Dockside Restaurant
Ranked #6 of 101 Restaurants in Morro Bay
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed June 7, 2011

This is a no frills but great quality restaurant owned and run by the President of the local fishing co-op. The fish is fresh, prices are reasonable, the bisque is fabulos, and sometimes there is even music at the take out part of the restaurant. It's a winner all around.

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Reviewed May 17, 2011

Great mixed fried fish platter, BBQ oysters and fish taco. Neat experience to eat outside, overlooking the marina, listening to some live music. 3 of us ate like queens for $55.

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Reviewed April 27, 2011

Both the Visitor Center and the local indie bookstore recommended eating at the Dockside. The bookstore staff even said "They will tell you what's fresh." We ordered one of the specials-the petrale sole stuffed with crab and shrimp in mushroom cream sauce. The fish was not tender and while I am not surprised that the Dungeness crab may have been frozen, it seemed as if the bay shrimp were straight from one of those cans you can buy in the supermarket. In fact, the whole meal seemed like something that could be prepared using cans, frozen food, etc. Disappointing for $24.95. Additionally we were seated right under what may have been the loudest HVAC system in any restaurant. A deep, vibrating sound as if you were on a diesel boat. As soon as I got up, just taking a few steps away, it was significantly quieter. Our server was mediocre. When she brought us our dinner, she never said a word, just placed our meals in front of us and walked off. Brought us our check in the same manner. By this point we just wanted to get some peace from the HVAC thrum, so I finished my beer sitting outside (hard to believe a parking lot was the preferred place to dine).

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Reviewed April 8, 2011

My family ate here two nights in one week, while we were visiting Cayucos. We loved the staff, the food was excellent, and the prices were good. Fish of the day and Chicken pasta with red sauce were two favorite dishes, along with incredible clam chowder. :-) Highly recommended!

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Reviewed December 29, 2010

We ordered fish of the day and mariner salad with ahi and two cups of clam chowder. Everything tasted like a short order grill- greasy. Chowder was okay but very heavy if that's what your looking for. Worst $50 lunch ever!

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