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Windows on the Water

699 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2276
+1 805-772-0677
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sand dabs” (43 reviews)
“lemon mousse” (7 reviews)
“halibut” (35 reviews)
Opens in 17 min
All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
699 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2276
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We started with a yummy pre dinner cocktail in their quaint bar area then moved into the main part of the restaurant for a most delicious meal. We arrived at the restaurant after sunset but I'm sure the sunset was nice even with the smoke...More

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant served very good fish. The halibut was cooked to perfection. We also enjoyed the view from the second floor location. The restaurant is situated on morro bay where you can see the sunset into the pacific.

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Windows on the Water is a really nice restaurant, the staff are friendly and attentive, the wine list is excellent and reasonably priced, the food was delicious. We had a great table to enjoy the sunset and two lovely dinners: sand dabs and warm water...More

Thank ivosper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an 8pm booking and were shown to a table by the window with a great views out over the lights of Morro Bay. The food was good but not particularly memorable. The service seemed somewhat disorganized and we felt rushed. For example, the...More

Thank Geoff & Barbara
WindowsGM, General Manager at Windows on the Water, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Geoff and Barbara, Thank you for letting us know about your experience at our restaurant. We are very sorry that we did not meet your expectations and did not live up to our own high standards. We do not ever want anyone to feel...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Our wedding anniversary is in September. We traditionally go out of town and enjoy dining at a special place (at least 2-3 at various locations). In Morro Bay, we picked Windows. Our first visit. We were not disappointed. Prices are a little on the high...More

Thank Gloria L
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This venue was nicely appointed. It has the charm of a historic building and the amenities of a newly constructed place. We were on the third floor which had a great view of the river. The room was more than sufficient for the wedding we...More

Thank Homecoming80
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Windows on the Water lives up to its name. Our table was, as requested, a window table with a view. We enjoyed our local wine, Clairborne & Churchill pinot gris. The crab cakes and spinach salad — presentation was lovely and was delicious. Entrees of...More

Thank DewMon
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Probably the nicest restaurant in Morro Bay. Our party ordered the Caprese salad, risotto, diver scallops, and halibut. The server was knowledgeable and willing to amend our selections due to food allergies. Overall, good presentation and excellent food. We will return. The only off note...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here every time we come to Morro Bay. The view cannot be beat and as the name implies, there are walls of windows. Every table has a view, but get a window table if possible. We wanted to start with their...More

1  Thank XK140NUT
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I had the scallops, which were served with some outstanding grits. Hubby had New York, which was tender and cooked to perfection. All the wait staff was friendly and helpful. We had a table by the window overlooking the rock and harbor. Gorgeous!

Thank jolundeberg
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Questions & Answers
8 May 2015|
Response from WindowsGM | Property representative |
Hello, We do offer a children's menu with Pepperoni or Cheese Pizza, Chicken Tenders and Pasta.
24 January 2015|
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Response from WindowsGM | Property representative |
Hello, Sorry about the delay in getting back to you. I just received this. When you come in please notify your server and she will help you with selecting your menu choices. Thank you, Windows on the Water
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 699 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2276
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-0677
  • E-mail
Located on the water in the Morro Bay, Windows on the Water celebrates the finest the Central Coast of California has to offer. Fresh, local and sustainable ingredients, an extensive wine and beer list of local and international labels, the best in local musicians each Monday, Thursday and Saturday night, and arguably the most dramatic view on the coast. Join us in the bar for a drink and bar specials and dinner nightly from our menu created by our award-winning executive chef, Neil Smith.
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