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“Excellant food with a great view”

SeaVenture Restaurant
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Ranked #9 of 104 Restaurants in Pismo Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$45
Cuisines: Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: View, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Dolliver
Description: SeaVenture Restaurant located on the beach in California's Central Coast wine country, the third floor Restaurant allows you to take in breathtaking sunsets and panoramic beach and ocean views from large picture windows and outdoor decks. Chef Casey Walcott's contemporary coastal cuisine is inspired by the surrounding local wine country. Our seasonal menu is prepared with locally farmed vegetables, premium pork and beef and the highest quality fish and seafood. All desserts are made in house from scratch.
Crewe, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Excellant food with a great view”
Reviewed 19 July 2014

we sayed at the hotel next door which doesnt have a restaurant and after a long car journey we just wanted somewhere we could walk to. We booked a table and I am glad we did it gets very busy and I can see why
It has quite a varied menu we opted for the Porterhouse Pork Chops, The food at this restaurant is excellant, the service is great and the ocean views are amazing
Make sure you book a table if you want to eat at a specific time as it gets very busy !

Visited May 2014
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Richmond, California
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Top notch dinner with a view”
Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

Came out to Pismo Beach for our 10th wedding anniversary looking for an upscale restaurant for dinner. Found this place on yelp with good reviews, and the menu looked really good, too. So we decided to try it out.
Food, service and location were top notch. Our server, Corey, was super attentive and very personable. He made our night that much better.
Like I said, location is awesome. It's right on the beach with lots of large windows. They also have an outdoor seating area with large window panes that was awesome for viewing the sunset. Only complaint is the hotel/restaurant looks pretty outdated. Carpet on the elevator walls??
Anyway, we started with the oysters Rockefeller, which were very good. We shared the sea venture and a petite filet for dinner. Their signature dish is a mix of fish, shrimp, scallops, clams, mussels, and local sausage with saffron rice, and an aromatic tomato fume - delicious!! I highly recommend it - and sharing was perfect. They brought us out two full bowls and at first thought they'd ordered two servings - but no, the dish was so big that splitting it in two was still more than enough for the two of us. With a little room left, we splurged and had the bananas foster - OMG soooo good!!! It's three scoops of banana's foster ice cream over banana bread with sliced bananas, strawberries, pecans and caramel sauce flamed table-side with Bacardi 151. An experience to remember!!
Thank you Corey, and The Sea Venture, for making our anniversary that much better!!

  • Visited July 2014
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Dartford, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Posh nosh with great views”
Reviewed 12 July 2014

Apart from a fascination with Brussels sprouts (really guys- consider the taste clash with more delicate seafoods) this is a nice place to eat. The menu is predominantly seafood (what do you expect from a restaurant overlooking the beach) but they also do steaks (well according to the husband). The food is good, the view superb and the staff excellent. It's more special occasion than casual eating but we went just because there are only so many burgers & fries you can stand before you really need adult food.

Visited July 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Romantic ambiance & great steak ”
Reviewed 10 July 2014 via mobile

My husband & I came here for dinner one evening while visiting Pismo Beach. It is a hotel restaurant and I sometimes shy away from those but this one had great reviews and we were in the mood for steak. They had a nice wine list which also offered champagne or "sparking wine" which I ordered. I don't remember which vineyard it came from but it was very good.
We both ordered the filet mignon and neither of us were disappointed. They were both a tiny bit undercooked but not enough to send it back. They were juicy and the flavor was delicious. The table was a U shaped booth which overlooked the ocean. We made it there just in time to catch the sunset which was absolutely beautiful. The staff was friendly and service was efficient. We enjoyed our dinner and will go back if we are in the mood for steak next time we are in Pismo Beach.

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Toronto
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1,076 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 411 helpful votes
“Yummy, with whales on the side!”
Reviewed 2 July 2014

This restaurant sits on the third floor of the hotel of the same name. It has stunning views over the ocean, and we saw many whales and dolphins throughout the meal, which was fun. The whole restaurant was oooing and ahhhhing! The service is good, and there are a lot o fun drinks. We brought out own wine form a winery we visited that day. There was a corkage fee of $10, which is very reasonable. The menu had lots to choose from, and each dish was really good, and the plating was pretty. This is a solid choice for a lovely dinner in Pismo Beach!

  • Visited July 2014
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