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“Pleasant Experience” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ocean Grill

Ocean Grill
Ranked #2 of 25 Restaurants in Avila Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Ocean Grill is ocean front dining just steps away from the sand in beautiful Avila Beach! Stop in today and try some of the most delicious and creatively prepared cuisine in San Luis Obispo county!
Paso Robles, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Pleasant Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

We met another couple for lunch because we were familiar with the chef Julie Simon. We were fans of her's when she was at Thomas Hill Organics in Paso Robles. Her fresh and imaginative style transfers well to her new coastal setting. Can't wait to try Ocean Grill for dinner.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Menlo Park, California
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fantastic Ocean view, great food and super service!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014

Wonderful venue for a family birthday dinner--everyone loved what they ordered. Started with fabulous calamari, great ceviche tostadas and the best clam chowder anyone had eaten!
Entree highlights were bengali halibut, seared scallops and pork belly, and a real surprise--stone fruit and prosciutto pizza!
Tylene was our delightful server--cheerful, patient, responsive and made excellent suggestions.
We will go back on our next visit--unanimous vote!
Reservations for parties of 8 or more.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Estero, Florida
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69 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Good Spot Across from the Ocean”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

We went for lunch and were not disappointed. Place was packed, but we served quickly and the food was fresh and flavorful. I had fish tacos and my wife a shrimp salad. Would go again

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Lafayette, California
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178 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Delicious with a view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

We stopped here because our little dog was welcome on the patio. We were so glad we did! The waiter recommended the fried calamari - and they were great. Perfectly crisp and served with two house-made dipping sauces, including a spicy Asian-style one. Fish and chips were plentiful, flaky and delicious. The french fries were awesome.

We returned later in our trip for dinner. We enjoyed the view of the sunset. There's a pizza oven and they serve up thin-crust pizzas. Salads are fresh and well-dressed. The potatoes with my pork were so good everyone at the table was stealing them!

Nice service, great location. Highly recommended!

Visited July 2014
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Salinas, California
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014

A great place for beautiful ocean views. The Thai coconut sesame dip for the calamari was out of this world. Kids can order cheese pizza and they can watch it being made in the outside pizza oven. The service was awesome. A new favorite place when we visit. Couldn't leave and not order the adorable mini champagne bottles that perfectly in your glass.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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