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Great American Fish Co

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1185 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2039
+1 805-772-4407
11:00 - 21:00
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant has magnificent views of Morrow Bay rock and says right on the ocean where you can observe see autres and seals cruising by to look up at you as you eat your lunch. Food is good and the prices are very reasonable.

Thank Stan F
Dana Point, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family has lived on the Central Coast since the early 1960's. Today we broke with the traditional place and tried another Morro Bay seafood restaurant. What a good decision! The Great American Fish Company was truly a delight. The very helpful staff made sure my 90 year parents were accommodated in their wheelchairs, providing us waterfront seating. The menu... More 

Thank svrob95
Prescott Valley
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious lunch of mesquite grilled fish and chips here a couple of days ago. My husband and I shared an order and it was plenty for our senior appetites. Our table was at a window and we watched otters playing in the bay. After lunch we went out onto the pier just outside the restaurant. There were... More 

Thank Elaine H
Jamestown, Rhode Island
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I dined here Jan 27 2017 and our meals we very slow in coming and terrible upon arrival. The food was barely warm and devoid of flavor. I had the Scalone - a combination of Scallops and Abalone- terrible and almost cold. The appetizer, Calimari was also bland . My wife's entree -Broiled Fish & Chips was... More 

Thank JackSheehan
San Jose, California
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413 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

The Great America Fish Company is on the North End of the Waterfront area, close to where the boat launch is. Fair amount of parking so can park close to get in, they also have a separate bar, which you will see a number of local fisherman in. Overall service was very good, the staff friendly, and the ambiance of... More 

Thank Rod B
Anshan, China
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Due to bad weather there were not many people at this restaurant when we were there but the staff made us very welcome and took good care of us. Food was served promptly and freshly prepared. Very enjoyable meal.

Thank SteveAC1
Winchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Staying at Best Western Tradewinds where this restaurant was highly recommended. As is was raining we took the advice and walked past Stax to get here. We were pretty wet on arrival due to the unusual but persistent rain. The staff were friendly and welcoming and no faults with the service. The draft IPA beer was very good and was... More 

Thank Stephen H
Travis L, Director of Sales at Great American Fish Co, responded to this review

Sounds like you ordered senior portion which is a good portion of food for the price in my opinion. If you were hungry than the full portion is nearly 10 ounces of fish in my experience.(5 cuts at 2 ounces each instead of 3 cuts). Did you mention to your server that your fish was dry so they could fix... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful little town, we were advised to eat here, and great choice it was. 4 of us ordered different meals, and were all happy with portion size and taste. Probably the pick of all was the macadamia crusted halibut. Staff were very accommodating and friendly.

Thank Tony H
Santa Barbara
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

With only one bar of reception, couldn't access Tripadvisor for recommendation so chose a random place-turned out to be a winner. Our fish was mesquite-grilled and juicy, good Bloody Marys and we loved the slaw-instead if mayonaisse-based dressing, ir was marinated in oil and red wine vinegar-delicious!

Thank vagabondodelmondo
Bullhead City, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Great food and friendly staff. My wife and I ordered the Cioppino, it's a large bowl with everything from the sea in a spicy tomato broth. It had fish, jumbo prawns, clams, scallops, and a large crab legs along with grilled french bread and a salad.

Thank JimandSuki_11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1185 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2039
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-4407
Great American Fish Company overlooks the Morro Bay Harbor serving Mesquite Broiled Fish and Steaks that we've been famous for since 1980.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?