We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Bay Front Bistro

££ - £££
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
400 Surf St, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2060
+1 805-772-4041
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

8 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 7: English reviews
Visalia, California
Level Contributor
388 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We sat outside with our dog, it's a great view of the bay and the weather was perfect as it is most of the time at Morro Bay. I had the Clam Chowder Bread Bowl and my wife had the Tortilla Soup Bread Bowl. The service was great and the soups were really good also. The prices were normal for... More 

Thank Carnutz
El Dorado Hills, California
Level Contributor
160 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

Very nice waterfront restaurant. We had a window table overlooking the bay. There were harbor seals swimming and barking and the sunset over a glass of wine made it a perfect evening.

Thank Michael S
Morro Bay, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

best seafood linguine pasta, try the grill swordfish al salmoriglio the really house specialty is the crab cioppino and for gluten free roasted kale and cheese filled gluten free ravioli

Thank Gcsbistro2015
Palm Desert, CA
Level Contributor
19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

We had lunch here twice last week and enjoyed each time. Very prompt, efficient and friendly service and great hamburgers. When you tire of fish n chips in Morro Bay (hey! It happens :) this is a nice alternative. Entertainment on Fri, Sat, Sun, nice table with umbrellas on the bay. Our small dog was very comfortable, as were we.... More 

Thank MikeFerrari
Morro Bay, California
Level Contributor
95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2012

Inconsistent quality, dog friendly. Good enough for lunch, but dinner dissappointing 3 out of 4 diners thought. Setting good, next to marina at bayside.

Thank Paul O
Corona del Mar, CA
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2012

This funky bistro is just inside the state park and right on the water, but not one of the many Embarcadero locations that can be crowded and noisy. We went for lunch and they offered several fresh seafood specials which some in our party enjoyed. The food everyone in our party enjoyed, although I feel it was a tad pricey.... More 

Thank aniwells
Eureka, California, United States
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2011

Steak was just right, good wine list, friendly service, and a wonderful view of the green flash!

Thank Greg O

Travellers who viewed Bay Front Bistro also viewed

Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County
Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County
Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County
Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County
Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County
Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County

Been to Bay Front Bistro? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, French
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Surf St, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2060
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-4041

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Bay Front Bistro and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Bay Front Bistro staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?