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Bill & Carol's Sea Shanty

296 S Ocean Ave, Cayucos, CA 93430-1230
+1 805-995-3272
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (44 reviews)
“cobbler” (6 reviews)
“red snapper” (7 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
296 S Ocean Ave, Cayucos, CA 93430-1230
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

They serve a variety of seafood, dinners, breakfast, desserts and sandwiches. Great fish tacos. Children's menu too. Can be busy on weekends and may have to wait to be seated. The outside dining is great, but it faces the street. So on busy seasonal weekends,...More

Thank ChrisnCA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been coming here for 25 years. This is our all time favorite restaurant. Their food is delicious and consistent. However, between last year and this year our bill increased by $30.00 for the same meal. The desserts are wonderful but the serving is...More

Thank Ziggy801
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a nice surprise! While in Cayucos on a chilly evening we chose the restaurant for their pet friendly, heated patio. Our servers were very friendly and attentive, and our food was tasty, tasty. We had the artichoke appetizer, their burger and a hot pastrami...More

Thank Danny330
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We visit Cayucos every few years and this little restaurant always delivers a satisfying meal at a price you can feel good about. I consider it to be family dining with good fish & chips, desserts, burgers and breakfast.

Thank randogm2011
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Our party of 8 had breakfast at the Sea Shanty before heading back home. All of our breakfasts were really tasty. The potatoes were thick cut slices and really good. I especially liked my chorizo burrito that was served with fresh fruit and homemade salsa....More

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

This is a great sit down, "beachy" kind of restaurant, with great service and great food. Very good veggie burger and fish tacos!

Thank Nita B
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Make sure you try breakfast at The Sea Shanty! Worlds best corned beef hash, amazing homemade cinnamon roll, perfect pancakes!

Thank Calvin100
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here many times and always for breakfast. The menu has all the standard breakfast fare. All is first class and good. My favorite is the Swiss sausage they serve. Quaint and nicely decorated it is a favorite with the locals.

Thank darwindan
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Recommended by the Cayucos Beach Inn across the road and so glad we took their advice. Friendly staff, great food and casual at it's best. I had the fish tacos and others had the chowder and/or the fish and chips and we all were delighted...More

1  Thank Dorothy B
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Great, fun atmosphere. Fresh food that tastes amazing. Servers are very friendly. We always hit the Shanty when we are in town!

1  Thank kristinhall2008
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 296 S Ocean Ave, Cayucos, CA 93430-1230
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cayucos
  • Phone Number: +1 805-995-3272
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