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Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill

6550 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428-1810
+1 805-927-3859
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (148 reviews)
“seafood pasta” (54 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6550 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428-1810
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a mid day stop for us after Hearst Castle. Arrived at 2:30 pm. We sat outside, it was extremely windy day, but you could not feel it on the patio behind the glass. My husband had the clam chowder in a sour dough...More

Thank Amy W
Reviewed yesterday

We really enjoyed our meals of seafood linguine and shrimp salad but shame everywhere closes so early in Cambria. The restaurant is located opposite the beach so useful if you have spent time there. We were staying at The Castle Inn, 3 minutes walk along...More

Thank Gaye S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enjoying dinner on our getaway for our 20th. We walked a 1/2 mile up the beach and saw some folks having fun and laughing. We had to wait a few but it was worth it. The food and ambiance was great the service matched. We...More

Thank ClintGarman
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An absolute MUST do when visiting Cambria. One can smell the wood burning and meat cooking all over the west end of town. BBQ beef, pork & chicken, is so good. I love their onion rings too. Simple menu, casual dining, cocktails, beer & wine,...More

Thank Aileen R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A little expensive, friendly but a little slow staff. Good menue and vinelist. Indoor and outdoor. Magic view.

Thank emile_johannesen
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for being such a fan of what we do here. We hope you'll make it back our way again soon. All the best, John, Owner

Reviewed 3 days ago

Good food ,good drinks,good service,great view. Enjoyed the bloody marks and soup in the early afternoon

Thank chipsin
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for coming to see us! We're thrilled you're a fan. Hoping you'll be back our way again soon. All the best, John, Owner

Reviewed 3 days ago

Every time we visit and stay at Moonstone Beach wife & I have to have dinner here. This trip September 14 thru the 18 was no different enjoying 2 evenings having drinks & dinner here. Staff are very attentive & polite, food quality never disappoints,...More

Thank aimskyhi2
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I'm glad you always enjoy your time here at Moonstone. My staff and I work very hard to please our customers. Thanks for stopping in twice, that is always the ultimate compliment. We really appreciate having you as a member of the "Moonstone Nation". Looking...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a great place to go on a warm afternoon when you can sit outside on the patio. We have eaten here multiple times over the years and overall, we like the proximity of the restaurant to the hotels on Moonstone Beach and the...More

Thank Megan A
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Megan, I appreciate your loyalty to us these past years and am so glad you always enjoy our Moonstone hospitality. It's great to hear you're a fan of our fresh seafood and hot out of the oven rolls! Thanks for taking the time to give...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We had to wait quite a while for our party of 8 because they didn't want to put two tables together. The prices for the sandwiches are around $16 dollars but doesn't include any side dish. I got the Ruben sandwich but instead of sauerkraut...More

Thank dprez1984
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I appreciate you taking the time to write this review and share your feedback. Our Moonstone Ruben doesn't have sauerkraut as it is our version of the sandwich, and it is a big favorite with many of our customers. That is why we describe the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very tasty chowder, awesome mussels. Waiter very friendly. Sea view We tasted Riesling wine, it was perfect

Thank Alina A
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Alina, it's fantastic that you enjoyed stopping by. Thanks for the feedback. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Here's to next time, John, Owner

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19 June 2017|
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Response from calcam95 | Reviewed this property |
You're perhaps thinking of Moonshadows, on the beach in Malibu.
29 November 2016|
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Response from jbell3 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do. Suggest you call the restaurant directly. 805.927.3859. Opens at 11am.
25 August 2016|
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Response from yodzo | Reviewed this property |
No they don't
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6550 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428-1810
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-3859
Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill offers our diners breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. Diners may choose to sit outside on our ocean front patio or they may sit inside where our large picturesque window allows a vast view of the ocean. We offer fresh seafood, steaks, and pasta. Our specialties include our creamy clam chowder and mouth-watering sauces that compliment every fresh seafood entree. For meat lovers, we offer a variety of juicy, delicious steaks. If you're a fan of onion rings be sure to order our Pork Chops; you won't be disappointed. We are known for our delicately battered fish and chips and our scrumptious fish tacos that make for a delicious lunch plate. Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill also boasts a full service bar where we have a variety of beers and a wine list that features central coast wineries. For the adventurous drinkers, be sure to try something from our special cocktail menu. We take pride in our excellent service and being a kid-friendly establishment with a free toy for every child. While we love pets, we do ask that you leave your pets at home when dining at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill. When dining at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill remember to sit back, relax, and enjoy!
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