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Olde Port Inn

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Port San Luis, Pier 3, Avila Beach, CA 93424
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Fri 12:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the fresh catch of the day (sole) lightly breaded. A gratin potatoes All was delicious. Tables with a glass top and view down into the water was novel. Staff was very nice.

Thank Shelley B
Aromas, California
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

3 minutes from Avila at the end of the pier is a quiet, delicious seafood restaurant with views galore! Laura, our waitperson, was friendly and engaging. Great service! The hostess was very kind to show us our seating options given it was our first visit. Highly recommend the room surrounded by glass. 360 degree views of the ocean!

Thank simplelife5
Fresno, California
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107 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This is good food and the things to see are the best. This is sad for me, we went in with Friends of color we only could get seated but when we did it was away from everybody and service was terrible. I never experienced anything like this and like I said it was sad to see it from the... More 

Thank Larry C
Long Beach, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Any visit to Avila Beach is not complete without a dinner at the Olde Port Inn situated at the end of the pier just north of town. It's not a fancy place but the fish is fresh and the waitstaff very pleasant. Add to that the view over the water and you have a relaxed but satisfying dining experience. Check... More 

Thank Kurt V
Riverside, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Loved the walk to the restaurant! The view of the water is second to none. Service was great! Enjoyed the calamari as an appetizer. The salmon was fresh & tasty. Great place for couples & families. Highly recommend.

Thank smaxwell13
Bakersfield Ca
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

My wife and I, along with two other couples, enjoyed a nice Valentine's Day drinks and dinner at this unique restaurant. It is positioned at the very end of the Harford pier in Avila beach. You can drive out and park on the pier or, because there are few spaces, you can park on the beach and walk out. The... More 

Thank John B
Calgary, Canada
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81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My book club went for dinner. The tables are mirrored windows into the water below. During our dinner, an otter appeared below us and had dinner too. It broke its shell open on the pier piling and enjoyed the contents. So fun! My friends all had the shrimp and scallops special and raved about it. I had the salmon which... More 

Thank Retiredtraveller27
Frazier Park, California
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Had dinner here last night, it is our second time there, love it, it is on the old pier, great food, and if you ask for it, you can sit at a table that has glass on it so you can see down to the water, very fun thing to see.

Thank Diana A
San Luis Obispo, California
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110 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The Old Port Inn at the far end of the Hartford Pier is old, quite nice, and the food is excellent, especially the seafood. I almost never go in there though, because it is a very pricey place, Many of the tables inside have terrific views of the bay, and it's a nice place to get something to eat and... More 

Thank Tommy O
Bakersfield, California
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Great experience. Loved the fisherman's platter. I'm not much of a fan of fish but on the coast I have to eat it. Absolutely loved it! Crab cakes were excellent... service was good. Will be back.

Thank Brent I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Port San Luis, Pier 3, Avila Beach, CA 93424
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Avila Beach
  • Phone Number: 8052154588

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