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“Best breakfast”
Review of Shell Cafe

Shell Cafe
Ranked #36 of 106 Restaurants in Pismo Beach
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed December 28, 2013

This is not on the beach but we could still see the ocean. Great standards of coffee, bacon, eggs and bloody mary's. The staff is fast to insure you get back to the beach fun. Sit outside for a beautiful eating experience in this beach community.

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Reviewed November 30, 2013 via mobile

Service was great asked for a recommendation of 3 different breakfast menu items and he said they were all good so I still had to pick one and I chose wisely the chorizo and eggs with homemade tortillas and the view is great too

Thank Tom H
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Reviewed November 20, 2013

Of the places I've tried in Pismo so far the Shell Café has had the best coffee. M wife and I had breakfast their recently. Reasonably priced, good service, good portions, average food, but very good coffee.

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Reviewed October 28, 2013

We had a great late lunch at the Shell Cafe. Asked to sit outdoors. View is great and protected from the wind. Lunch portions are huge. I had the grilled chicken sandwich with avocado and bacon. It was wonderful. Had a side of onion rings that were perfect. I should have shared because I could not eat everything. Other guest had breakfast for lunch. The ham steak was huge but the toast was puny and cold and when asked for additional piece had same result. I would go there for lunch again and try other items. I also will try breakfast but probably will pass on the toast!

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Thank nippon703
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cbrunetti, Owner at Shell Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on our patio for lunch and breakfast. The grilled chicken with bacon and avocado is one of our top sellers, primarily because we marinate each piece before grilling assuring a moist tender flavorful sandwich.

The toast does come from a local baker and we will make sure not use end pieces and get it out hot next time.

thank you again from the Shell Café "Eats and Beats than Bring you Back".

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Reviewed September 20, 2013

Spent a week in the area between San Louis Obispo and Pismo, we had breakfast at 4 different places and go figure breakfast Imfeel is the easiest meal to makentheynall seemed to get it wrong.
But the Shell Cafe did a great job, we had the 2 perfectly cooked and great tasting meals.
Next time we are in the area this is where we will be eating breakfast.

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1  Thank JIM B
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cbrunetti, Owner at Shell Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. You are correct we are the number one breakfast in Five Cities with a great ocean view.

thank you again from the Shell Café "Eats and Beats that Bring you Back".

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