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“Nice meal!”
Review of Brad's Restaurant

Brad's Restaurant
Ranked #12 of 105 Restaurants in Pismo Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed December 2, 2013

My partner and I stayed in Pismo on our way to No. California, which we do very few years. I usually eat at the place across the street, but it was packed and having eaten at Brad's before we grabbed a table in the patio next to a heater and with a nice view of the flowers and a couple of statues.

Brad's fish and chips are excellent! Light batter and the fish was cooked just right. Their tartar sauce is great too! What's F&C without tarter sauce? So many place have great fish and terrible tartar, but Brad's is just right. I don't know if they make it, but if they do they should bottle it. The "chips" were also excellent.

My partner had the clam chowder bowl. It's as good as the other chowder place, and at Brad's they serve it to you on real plates!

Definite thumbs up. I'll be back again, and again!

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Reviewed November 19, 2013 via mobile

Good fish and chips, red snapper, and calimari. Very busy but the service was good. Fresh desserts and reasonably priced.

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Reviewed November 16, 2013

Bit nervous ordering fish and chips...we live by the sea in the part of the world where "F&C" was invented...we needn't have worried. Very different batter (thinner but crispier) and lovely chips. Had a cup of clam chowder to start and that was the highlight of lunch for me. Friendly waitress. Awful tea but I should know by now. Pismo is such a pretty spot; wish we had been able to stay longer.

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2  Thank littlelambSussex
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Reviewed November 15, 2013

The food and the service were bad basic. The halibut was dry and tasteless. The broiled salmon was ok. The service was rude. Before one of the party was even half finished the check had been brought to the table. Without asking if we wanted dessert, which one of us did. Given that it was a large establishment and right by the sea, it was disappointing that the sea food was below standard.

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1  Thank kathimacc
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Reviewed November 13, 2013

Locals favorite, great breakfast, tri tip with eggs was a great value with 3 nice pieces of tri tip done well; they also serve lunch and dinner and have a wood grill menu adjacent to the cafe. Step back in time and enjoy this gem!

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2  Thank lrcInlandEmpire_CA
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