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Otter Rock Cafe

885 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2147
+1 805-772-1420
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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American, Bar, Seafood
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885 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2147
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rose had their $13 shrimp cocktail and enjoyed it very much. I had their fish and chips. The fish was fresh but the batter tough to chewy. Three pieces of fish and a plate of fries. I asked for vinegar but even then the fish...More

Thank Joe-Lincoln-CA
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The service was very friendly, the view overlooking the harbor was great, and the live music was not so loud that you couldn't carry on a conversation. But keep your expectations very low when it comes to the food, and you probably should not buy...More

Thank jeff573
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

My husband had already eaten when we stopped in for me to just have a bowl of clam chowder. The soup was lukewarm and for 5.25 a very small bowl. The waitress brought the bill and I gave her my card. She then proceeded to...More

Thank sweetgin95
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Yummy lunch with an lovely view of the Bay. Staff was friendly and willing to accommodate my dietary issues. Grilled Fish tacos so yum. Clam Chowder was delightful and filling. Looking forward to coming back to enjoy the live music nightly.

Thank Lynnette2014
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We stoped in because we heard music on a Thursday night at 6:30. We were hungry for steak and to our delight they were serving grass fed local meat from the Hearst castle farm. Wonderful flavor!! My husband ordered the evening special which was cioppino...More

Thank Joyce H
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We strolled in for brunch and were immediately struck by the very laid back atmosphere, almost Caribbean. We sat at the bar and ordered a Bloody Maria (tequila vs. vodka) and a bowl of their New England Clam Chowder. All I can say is "WOW"!...More

Thank Grace H
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Food simple and quick, prices reasonable, watching the Superbowl in an American bar and experience to be remembered! Oh, and we thought the weather in California was supposed to be good - pouring hard with rain and cold! Otter mania dessert hit all the right...More

Thank Lambo82
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Spectacular view matched by fine service and food. Out of halibut, which means to me they don't serve it if not fresh. So salmon was delicious. Connie craving meatballs and spaghetti, was well pleased. $20 Gnarly Head house bottle of merlot very nice. Two hour...More

Thank Guy L
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Fun stuff. Pigeons come in the door knowing they are safe. Food is okay. Cold tuna sandwich is very good - not gobs of mayo, extra tomato and onion easy Peasy. Plan to walk on the Embarcadero for fresh water taffy after or definitely not...More

Thank Paulette S
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The fish and chips was below average. Not very good at all. The clam chowder was ok, but not as good as Splash. Tried to get the awning fixed to get the sun out of our eyes, or server said he couldn't. I decided to...More

Thank Erik P
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Who is the owner now?
15 October 2015|
Response from Leticia G | Reviewed this property |
I don't know who the owner is. I went in one night, had fun and that was it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 885 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2147
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-1420
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