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DePalo & Sons

2665 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-1779
+1 805-773-1589
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (24 reviews)
“pasta” (8 reviews)
“caprese” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2665 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-1779
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Every time we come to Shell Beach (SB), we hit DePalo's for dinner. We stay at a local hotel that doesn't always have a microwave. The last time we stayed in SB we picked up some food and asked that it be heated up. When...More

Thank cgal41go
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is a perfect place to get the fixings for a picnic. They have gourmet sandwiches and salads and a large collection of wine. Located right along Rt. 101.

Thank lovetotravel560
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My wife and I were staying at the Spyglass Inn across the street. I needed a bottle of wine and the Inn recommended DePalo & Sons, wow, this place is packed with great eats and fine wine. We ended up getting a few salads from...More

Thank NorcalGSP
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Endless rain limits calorie burning, and sometimes you want a tasty sandwich rather than an expensive sit-down meal you won't finish (and can't take home). Twice in four days we had them make dinner which we took to our hotel -- and also on our...More

Thank Coastguy
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This shop has some great wines & alcohol at reasonable prices. They also make some great food for take out.

Thank susan c
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Stopped here to pick up some sandwiches and chips. We got a chicken caesar and a Roma turkey. The chicken caesar was seriously overdressed and chicken looked a little strange, but otherwise tasted fine. The turkey sandwich was also a bit sloppy, but was amazing....More

Thank This_r_serious
Reviewed 31 October 2016

A great place to pick up local wines, prepared foods, deli sandwiches, pastas, desserts, snacks and groceries.

Thank Joseph F
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Love it's market's deli especially daily made Dr Gidon's fresh mozzarella, vegetable frittata, rotisserie chicken, etc. Great wine and spirits selection. The only market in the area with best choices of tequila and limoncello.

Thank manyasha2009
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Being a "Brooklyn Boy":..I know good italian food. Having lived in Calif for 44 years,..and having traveled the world..I'm a wine guy and spoiled when it comes to food.So I'll only talk about 1 item from DePalo. THE CHICKEN. Prior to tasting THIS chicken.my benchmark...More

1  Thank ArtnCindy
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This is a great choice for everything from a lunch sandwich to fine dining for dinner. Exceptionally good salads and entrees to go. They have a mind boggling selection of wines and champagnes. The workers were knowledgeable about the wines so just ask when in...More

1  Thank GregoryRichardson
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2665 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-1779
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Shell Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-773-1589
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