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“Good, but not amazing”
Review of Brad's Restaurant

Brad's Restaurant
Ranked #13 of 104 Restaurants in Pismo Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
Atwater, California
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62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Good, but not amazing”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Brad's is a nice place to eat. I wouldn't say it's anything special but it's not definitely not bad. They have trivia cards at each table to keep you occupied while waiting for your order, and it's an entertaining way to pass the time. It's usually not too crowded, so you shouldn't have to wait too long to find a seat.

Visited July 2012
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Santa Maria, California, United States
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116 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great Seafood Fast Service”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

We were there for lunch mid-week, off season. The service was fantastic and fast. The clam chowder was some of the best we've had on the Central Coast and the fried scallops and french fries were very good.

  • Visited January 2013
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Louisville, Kentucky
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A throwback diner”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

This has decor from a bygone era and the food was excellent. It is right off Pismo Beach and the staff was very friendly and the food wait time was very short. Highly recommended.

  • Visited January 2013
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Bakersfield
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Ok”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

The food was great, but our server was not so great. She was not friendly and did not bring the items that we asked for. She brought us our food and then disappeared.

Visited January 2013
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Silicon Valley, CA
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good seafood & burgers...like a 1950s restaurant”
Reviewed January 8, 2013

Definitely a throwback to the 50s. Booths, nice outdoor seating for warm weather. Good seafood and good service. Moderate price.

Seven of us and had everything from a burger to fish and chips and chowder.

Booth was big enough for all of us on the benches.

I've eaten there in the outdoor area a couple of summers ago and had good food and service also. Parking can be difficult during peak summer times so you may have to park a few blocks away. Christmas time we found an on street parking place a block away and it was a "farmer's market" afternoon at the Pismo Beach Pier a block of so away.

  • Visited December 2012
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