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Bayside Cafe

10 State Park Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2430
+1 805-772-1465
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mud pie” (13 reviews)
“chowder” (32 reviews)
“nachos” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:30All hours
American, Cafe, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 State Park Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2430
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Saw this place on the map as I was looking to see how far if a walk it was to the museum from our hotel (1 1/2mi). Even thought it was lunch time, we got in right away. Sat inside as it was a little...More

Thank XK140NUT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious California chowder--a mix of clam and green chili chowder. Excellent crabmeat sandwich with grilled onions, lettuce, tomato on delicious pretzel bun. All of our meals were great. Indoor and outdoor seating on the bay. Rest rooms are public and outside but clean with hot...More

Thank Val E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

California chowder sourdough bread bowl, phenomenal!!! Fantastic!! Busy day today, 20 minute wait, but definitely worth the wait!

Thank Nutritionsoynut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting the area, a friend suggested this place. Usually I do not eat fried foods but had to share a 5 piece fish and chips plate. Good wait staff, beautiful views of the bay. Enjoyable!

Thank Mary I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is well worth looking for! It is across from the state park and tucked in near the marina. I love the veggie tostada, and my husband always enjoys the BLT. The patio is the best! We enjoy sitting outside and enjoying the view,...More

Thank Linda O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting friends and they took us here for lunch. We liked it so much that we returned the next day! Excellent beer selection. The enchiladas, the crab cake sandwhich and the fish and chips were just great. The mud pie was huge and...More

Thank DrKeithEvan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quaint, awesome location, live music some evenings, Breakfast is so good. Fresh food good prices. Lots to choose from.

Thank raquelw557
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Dropped by with the family ...hoping for breakfast but instead got lunch. A BIG lunch! Portions huge!! Food very good and reasonably priced... Cassidy was super friendly and very attentive to all our needs! Coffee also 'hit the spot' and tasted superb! Many may not...More

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We were in Los Osos and had read many great reviews about this place. We went for dinner and tried the Calamari strips and chowder which were just okay. My partner had the linguini and clams and I ordered the blackened ahi. His dish was...More

Thank Tammy C
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

The last few years, we have eaten here every time we visit the coast. They are very welcoming to dogs and will seat you on the patio with your furry friend. But, the wait is usually long and the food is not always worth it....More

1  Thank Colleen R
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.16 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 State Park Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2430
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-1465
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Bayside Cafe is nestled in the beautiful State Park Marina across from the entrance to the State Park Campground on lower State Park Road. The views of the back bay are astounding and unique.The food is very fresh with all homemade items including soups, salad dressing, sauces and desserts. You will not be disappointed by the friendly service and wide range of food items offered. A dog friendly outdoor patio is also a plus for our animal lovers.Oh, and by the way, we are NOT open for breakfast as has been stated by trip adviser.....sorry.Open every day for lunch starting at 11:00am and including service of dinners on Thursday through Sunday.See you there.
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