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Otter Rock Cafe

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885 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2147
+1 805-772-1420
10:00 - 01:00
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Mon 10:00 - 00:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 00:00
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fish and chips was below average. Not very good at all. The clam chowder was ok, but not as good as Splash. Tried to get the awning fixed to get the sun out of our eyes, or server said he couldn't. I decided to try and another server gave me a major attitude. I will never come back,

Thank Erik P
Arroyo Grande, California
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77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Enjoyed watching sail boats compete in Morro Bay while having lunch. Lunch menu a bit more limited than I expected. I had BLT which had almost too much bacon. My husband had a melt and enjoyed it with a garden salad on the side. Would return for breakfast or lunch..

Thank mariposa67
South Pasadena, California
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

This is more of a bar with food. The lunch was ok. The evening is probably nice with music and snacks but it is not great for lunch.

Thank Toni I
Southern California
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We didn't eat here but stopped by for a drink to listen to the live music. Nice place to hang out, great service. Music catered to the 50+ crowd with a few dancers on the floor. Looks like a local favorite. Will come again next time we are in town.

Thank luv2trvlthwrld
Santa Cruz, California
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

outside with heaters or inside- a very nice place with great people. Moderately priced and food for all- Try the specials, they are very good. Beer from Local breweries

Thank Skip H
Bullhead City, Arizona
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132 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

My wife and I had the calm chowder which were both good. We sat at a table overlooking the bay. They also have a few tables outside. There is a stage for a band and a full bar.

Thank JimandSuki_11
Visalia, California
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

My husband and I called in for one drink and stayed for about 4. We didn't eat there (except for some fries) so can't comment on the food but the staff were attentive and friendly and the beers were good. There was also really good fun band on so there was lots of laughs and dancing. I'd happily go back... More 

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154 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to stop for a drink & burger, and there is an awesome view of the water from here! Its a good place to watch football games!

Thank AbraCadaverz
Palmdale, California
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We didn't eat here only popped in for a couple of cold ones after a day on the water. Service was great and bar staff were friendly. Live music kept us entertained and appealed to a varied taste. Food smelt and looked good but really can't comment further.

Thank Mark R
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71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Nothing extraordinary here. Same food that can be had at any location in the vicinity. Service was okay as well. My fish and chips featured fish that was very chewy.

Thank Allen M

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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, Bar, Seafood
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 885 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2147
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-1420

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