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Pismo Pier

Pismo Beach, CA
+1 805-773-4382
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“great beach” (15 reviews)
“splash cafe” (23 reviews)
“watch surfers” (14 reviews)
Pismo Beach, CA
+1 805-773-4382
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were so disappointed to learn the Pismo Pier renovation will take up to 3 years. However, the city has unbelievable future plans--two new downtown hotels going up now, and there is talk of a possible future ferris wheel. It has not slowed down the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a very nice place specially the 🏖 the restaurant along the frontage road are excellent you have a lot of restaurants to choose from I like the fresh fish at almost all the restaurants

Thank lowrider1993
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though you cannot go out on the pier, there is still lots of things to see and do if you don't mind a little sand in your toes! Plenty of places to eat around here, along with surf and trinket shops. Great at night!

Thank beachfeetSoCal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They are renovating the pier and it is still closed. They are slowly making their way down it replacing all the boards so looks like it will take some more time yet (likely months not weeks)

1  Thank JKerr88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet walk during the week without partiers lurking around - very peaceful Shops close early, but restaurants are open

Thank LivPurple
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this fabulous beach and discovered the pier was unfortunately closed due to maintenance work! Which no doubt has to be carried out... We did walk along the beach before and after the pier for quite a distance, and we did see and photograph...More

Thank Craigside
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Park your car & take your Honey for a walk in the surf. Take in the extraordinary vistas. Go grab a bite to eat. Build a memory of a lifetime. This is the place to do it! All of it!

Thank Jeff814
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The views of whales and surfers would have been awesome - it is however under going a renovation and is shut. This is a real blow to anyone want in to visit Pismo and do those two things !

Thank john_mason950
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to view the late beach and ocean. The Pier has great access for wheelchairs. We saw many Pelicans and a few passing Whales

Thank SurFun5389
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The pier was closed on this labor day weekend. Looks like they are about a third of the way along with replacing supports. However, the artists depiction of what it will look like is really boring, not one structure planned, not even to get an...More

Thank Bryn W
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Angela M
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Response from Xcri | Reviewed this property |
There are a couple of alternatives that will be perfect for you. So don't worry. And have a great time.
18 June 2016|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
Splash Cafe just one block up from the pier has the BEST clam chowder on the planet. They won the clam chowder cookoff 10 years in a row and stopped entering. Don't bother with the bread bowl...just order the next size... More