Pismo Pier
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
About
The Newly Renovated Pismo Beach Pier and Promenade are open for business. We look forward to seeing you all very soon!
Duration: More than 3 hours
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  • mikki777
    Woodstock, Georgia545 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Small town beach feel
    Beautiful place. Nice that it's free to walk on the pier. Some places charge these days. I liked the boardwalk area near it too. And the lighted Pismo Beach sign. It's a small town feel. And nice restaurants near it.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 20 July 2023
  • Terrie T
    1 contribution
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Parking ticket has soured us on Pismo.
    The pier is beautiful and so is the beach. What is NOT visitor friendly is the “paid parking” which is NOT clearly marked. Unbeknown to us, the 90 minute visit cost $85 parking citation. Spaces are not marked. There are small machines in hidden corners where a parking ticket can be bought. No signage. No markings. We out of town suckers don’t know…but boy did we pay. We won’t be back…it felt underhanded, after we had spent about $1500 for RV parking, meals and tours. Small town scheming. Too bad.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 19 March 2024
  • sharrongeg
    Henderson, Nevada3,440 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Take a coat!
    First time here…and nearly froze to death. Was wearing a turtleneck, wool sweater, jean jacket and a raincoat. Lovely wooden pier. Fun to watch the surfers in full wetsuits.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 11 April 2024
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sharrongeg
Henderson, NV3,440 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
First time here…and nearly froze to death. Was wearing a turtleneck, wool sweater, jean jacket and a raincoat.

Lovely wooden pier. Fun to watch the surfers in full wetsuits.
Written 11 April 2024
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Terrie T
1 contribution
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
The pier is beautiful and so is the beach. What is NOT visitor friendly is the “paid parking” which is NOT clearly marked. Unbeknown to us, the 90 minute visit cost $85 parking citation. Spaces are not marked. There are small machines in hidden corners where a parking ticket can be bought. No signage. No markings. We out of town suckers don’t know…but boy did we pay. We won’t be back…it felt underhanded, after we had spent about $1500 for RV parking, meals and tours. Small town scheming. Too bad.
Written 19 March 2024
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Gregg R
Cedar City, UT2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
On the colder side in March but who cares, your at the beach! The Pier was awesome! The sunset on the Pier was incredible and the views to die for!
Written 13 March 2024
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Vicki P
8 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
We were there for a birthday. Had a great time until a wave took out the beach. Also got food poisoning at a local oyster restaurant. Pismo Beach was nice.
Written 30 December 2023
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MarkJA59
Arundel, UK158 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
This has to be one of the worst places I’ve ever been to on planet Earth. All I can say is that it’s overcrowded, noisy, and so full of people it makes it difficult to hear or breathe. This was a massive disappointment to us and we only stayed for five minutes before leaving, I will never ever come back here ever again. Thank god we stayed a Mile away from this dump - it reminded me of Bognor Regis on a bad day
Written 26 August 2023
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mikki777
Woodstock, GA545 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
Beautiful place. Nice that it's free to walk on the pier. Some places charge these days. I liked the boardwalk area near it too. And the lighted Pismo Beach sign. It's a small town feel. And nice restaurants near it.
Written 21 July 2023
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y4pt443s09
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
The view was amazing and peaceful not a lot of shopping spots which was nice it was all about the view. I saw a lot of otters and a sea lion swimming amongst the surfers. It was quiet. Both in the evening and in the morning.
Written 16 June 2023
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berricks
Boulder, CO281 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
Nice walk out on the big pier. Good to watch the sunset, surfers and just check out the waves in general. I love the live cam from 805 webcams it's a beautiful spot.
Written 5 March 2023
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Balasubramanian R
Chennai (Madras), India806 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
Pismo Pier is situated in the Pismo beach. We enjoyed the walking on the pier and viewing the scenery of Pacific Ocean on the western side.
Written 9 January 2023
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Zoom_Gotti
Henderson, NV1,488 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
This is basically a fishing pier, with several food truck stands during the day. Nice, easy stroll out over the ocean. Pay parking lot is very close by, but you can walk here from most any point in the central beach area.
Written 4 January 2023
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