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197 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2639
+1 805-773-4653
08:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Las Vegas, Nv
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The best place to eat in pismo. We go almost every summer, and always buy frozen chowder to bring home! Can't wait to get back this year!

Thank mardan90
Central Coast, CA
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Without a doubt, the best clam chowder you can get in Pismo. It is our favorite lunch spot. The clam chowder in a bread bowl is probably the most popular item, but they have a great selection of other items as well. It is really popular, so my suggestion is to avoid peak lunch times.

Thank RenaeInCA
Roseville, California
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's a hole-in-the-wall that is delightfully funky with delicious food. Nothing is even remotely expensive - the Killer Cod Wrap and a bowl of their clam chowder made for a simply perfect lunch that was downright cheap. I'll definitely go back.

Thank calyptephile
Visalia, California
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Always been my favorite. Went their yesterday because I was in the area due to work and they had no power. No worries they were still willing to serve us even without power. It was a nice meal even in the dark. Definitely go back there again. No other place has a better bread bowl.

Thank Pedro P
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69 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Ive not had a better clam chowder anywhere, it helps to be at Pismo Beach, and it also helped that I was really hungry! Really though, it was amazing!

Thank hotelmagellaninn
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little beach cafe exceeded our expectations big time!! Everyone raves about the clan chowder bread bowl with good reason. My husband and I shared the chowder, he got the fish taco (you can get it grilled) and I had the calamari. Very affordable, very good. A must try when you're in Pismo Beach!!

Thank hikethat
San Diego
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96 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Decor is adorable. Had the bacon and eggs. Bacon was crisp and good and the scrambled eggs were a little tasteless. Coffee was very good.

Thank anniedutch13
Calgary, Canada
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81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am not a big clam chowder fan although my friends had it and raved about it. I chose the tuna melt which turned out to be a great choice. The tuna was fresh and had a mild dressing mixed in with celery, onion and avocado slices. I loved it! The location at Pismo is older and very cramped. We... More 

Thank Retiredtraveller27
Gardnerville, Nevada
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141 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clam chowder in a bread bowl is good, very good take on it and they have some subtle changes to the bowl itself. Service was good, very busy. Nice place when your in the area but good times with friends.

Thank muleyfever
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have never been here it's a must. Clam chowder in a bread bowl. If you really want to be adventurous ask for "all the fixings" that means it has crab/ seafood toppings. Fish & chips are very good and the fish tacos will knock your socks off.

Thank Ryan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2639
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Pismo Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-773-4653

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