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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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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Santa Barbara
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78 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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132 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 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
Morro Bay, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This was such a good place. The waitress, the waiter all very polite. They give you bread with your drinks. Great view. Cleanness all the way around the whole resturant. You get to see the bbq and watch them. Smells wonderful in there. I highly recommend this place.

Thank StevenNicole F
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Was looking for a place along the warf that would not bust my budget. This place fit the bill. Has a tiny bar where it was obvious the locals went to. Good drinks there.... The food was very good. We really wanted to try Bbq oysters but they were out... Other than that....very good food for a very good price.... More 

Thank Todd S
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We've been many times to the Great American Fish Co. This visit we were with 2 other couples. As always I order my fish & chips mesquite grilled, not battered deep fried like other restaurants. I enjoy the taste better plus it's lower in calories, who doesn't appreciate that! It was a busy night last night due to the Morro... More 

Thank Kathleen S
Bossier City, Louisiana
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Shrimp & fish were overcooked. Snapper filet was tiny. Clam chowder & fries were good. Won't recommend or return.

Thank AmandaCommanda
Avila Beach, Ca.
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110 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We are clam chowder people. Tasting throughout Washington, Oregon, California. GAFC has one of the best. An abundance of tender clams, lots of herbs, minimum number of potatoes and most were diced small, and not too heavy on the cream. All in all one of the best clam chowders we've had. And our lunch entrees were also very good. Would... More 

Thank AndiamoBrian
Fresno, California
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here many times in the past and we still love it. They are a bit pricy but really good. The food is consistently good and there is a lot to choose from. We walked in without a reservation and were seated within 5 minutes. Our server was great and very friendly. He was knowledgeable about what was... More 

Thank JacksBonita
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Have eaten at GAFC for over 40 yrs when I'm Morro Bay. Food has always been good. Fish is mesquite grilled for great flavor. The bay/rock view is tremendous. Senior menu is priced right.

Thank Ri M
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

We had a wonderful dining experience. Service was great and friendly. Food very good. Best carrot cake ever!!! Macadamia nut crusted halibut is very very good! Make reservations so you don't have to wait long to be seated.

Thank Carol J

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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, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?