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Madeline's Restaurant

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788 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-2835
+1 805-927-4175
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent delicious food using local produce, our mushroom soup was amazing. Also hadvery helpful service. We had a great meal

Thank LindaandRon
Osage Beach, Missouri
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our friends favorite eating place in this area and wanted it to be our first restaurant to go to on our first night in Cambria. I went in with high expectations, and was not disappointed. First : FOOD My friend again had the Filet and our wives had locally wild harvested mushroom soup and salads. I asked what... More 

Thank GunnerMO
San Diego
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been coming to Cambria for years and have never visited Madeline's. Made a reservation, although that night they weren't too busy. Everything was very good. We both at the cream of artichoke soup and it was amazing. So good, I will be dreaming of it for quite some time. We had the halibut and pork chop, both were... More 

Thank callan1034
Meadow Vista, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

White tablecloth, stemware, nice china, and good food, this is a nice restaurant.On local recommendation I tried this place. It was a very pleasant experience. Competent staff. I had a Crab & Lobster Crab cake starter & Lamb Tenderloin. Very nice. the wine recommendation Pinot Noir was right on also. It's on my list to return.

Thank EffStop
Chino Hills, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The perfect place to celebrate my birth day tonight even with all the rain!!! This restaurant was recommended to us by our Innkeepers and we were not disappointed. Having reservations gave us a nice table for two by the window facing the street. Lots of plants outside so we weren't truly viewing Main Street, plus it was dark outside. Since... More 

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Soquel, California
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had a great meal here during our recent visit to Cambria. We both had the Golden Mushroom soup, and the sea bass special. What really stood out for us were the accompanying rice and vegetables, which normally I don't pay a lot of attention to. Both were so flavorful that we really took notice. The only... More 

Thank linnyswan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came to Madeline's with a large group. Everything was so wonderful! Chef Dave and his staff could not have been more accommodating. They handled various difficult requests professionally and graciously. They could not have been nicer. And the food was incredibly good. Our table had the chef's tasting menu with wine pairings. It was delicious, well-balanced, and a good value.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I completely rely on reviews for bookings where we don't know anyone or anything about an area. We booked this CA trip on the fly (literally 4 days ahead). We loved our food and wine, the server Asia was great and how cute is this town?! So cute. We definitely recommend.

Thank Kristy M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended to Madeline's by the front desk of our hotel, and thankful for it. The food was amazing. The Diver Scallops almost melt in your mouth. We were lucky to get in early on a Friday night without a reservation.

Thank Jroth924
Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went back to Madeline's in December, in the thick of holiday season. When we visit Cambria this restaurant has been our choice of dining. This time we happened to be there right after visiting Pacific Grove and dining in a fine restaurant. Therefor I had a chance to compare. I am still pleased overall but the cooking left me... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$32
American, French, Wine Bar, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 788 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-2835
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-4175
Wine Tasting Room by Day & Restaurant by Night! I think one of the best ways to get the full experience of Madeline's is to visit our open daily wine tasting room where you can try some of the best boutique wines that the central coast has to offer and then finish off your custom wine tasting with dinner in our full service dining room! We thank you for spending a few moments on our website and hope you enjoy all that the central coast has to offer. See you soon! David - Chef/Owner

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?