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Dorn's Original Breakers Cafe

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801 Market Ave, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2123
+1 805-772-4415
07:00 - 21:00
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Bloomington, Indiana
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

More formal than most Morro Bay restaurants we've been too, but certainly not stuffy. Connie thought the clam Linguini was the best she's ever had. My sauteed Snapper was delicious. The flan was very nicely done. Excellent view from higher on the hill was delightful.

Thank Guy L
Morro Bay, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Had the seafood salad. Delicious, fresh, very large. Excellent food and and atmosphere. Hubby had a steak that he said was excellent also. Would go more often if I would remember to make reservations in advance because it is highly recommended and popular.

Thank wyom
Los Osos, California
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have eaten hear many times over the years & consider it a good celebratory breakfast. Love their many omlettes with the cottage potatoes & the muffins. Quite a large breakfast, great service,

Thank Paulatrip8
San Jose, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

WOW! We hit the jackpot with this restaurant. City parking lot a block away made parking easy - Morrow Bay street parking is crowded. Were there mid morning on a Sunday. Thought it might be a very long wait but it was only 15 minutes. Our view of Morrow Rock and the bay was stunning. Waitress was very attentive but... More 

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Perth, Australia
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108 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

From the girl who showed us to our seats and the waitress all first class. The dining was very dark in fact the darkest restaurant I have ever been in, like having your sunnies on. The Clam Chowder was excellent and a large serve, and the Sourdough very sour. Could not fault the Fillet Mignon and the veggies cooked perfectly.... More 

Thank David U
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived on a Saturday night after having this place recommended to us at our accommodation, and had no booking. We were told there was about a 30 minute wait which seemed reasonable for a Saturday night. We couldn't have a drink at the bar as people were eating there, but we did get drinks and take them outside. The... More 

Thank CharlieCentral
Atascadero, California
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The atmosphere was beautiful over looking Morro Bay and the food was excellent. The service was great.

Thank paulawon
Mission Hills, California
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a great restaurant, and the breakfast is wonderful. My seafood omelet was delicious and my son loved his apple/bacon waffles.

Thank everythingceltic
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had an enjoyable dinner at Dorn's. Our salads were wonderful and the guys had great fish and chips. One of our guests did have an issue with the clam chowder, unfortunately the clams were too rubbery and the roux was floury. Otherwise it would have been a strong 5* review. The other reviews rave about the chowder, something must... More 

Thank mikrin
Los Angeles, California
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We almost always visit Dorn's when in town - either for breakfast or lunch, or both, and we always have great food and service, coupled with a great view of the rock! We generally have our large dog with us, and we are welcome with her on the patio that offers heating and a nice wind break. The food, the... More 

Thank rockshaun

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 Market Ave, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2123
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-4415

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?