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3895 Avila Beach Drive, At Port San Luis at the end of the pier, Avila Beach, CA 93424
+1 805-548-2290
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (9 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3895 Avila Beach Drive, At Port San Luis at the end of the pier, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome location, pretty good Manhattan clam chowder (although a little too thick), but the service was, oh, so slow. Waited over 30 minutes for nothing but a bowl of chowder. Finally had to ask for it before it was delivered. The staff did apologize and...More

Thank twoguyswhotravel
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Go Here.. just go here.. walk out the pier past the commercial fishing charter, sit down at a table outside, grab a cold beer and order the fish and chips.. as you eat, listen, see and smell all the wonderful things around you.. seals barking,...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Actually, it's beyond land's end--it's at the end of what local's call the "Third Pier" in Avila Beach, or more specifically, Port San Luis which is a small marine center with a pier something less than a mile from Avila (that's what most locals call...More

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Sure Mersea's isn't going to win an Michelin stars and may be the food doesn't rate five (or quite four) stars, but for the price-point it's hard to beat. On a warm summer's afternoon, we were just kicking back with some cold beers and generous...More

Thank BritinSoCal
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We strolled along the pier to look for whales and found this beautiful little restaurant. The food is OK, not great, the beer is cold and frothy, but what makes this restaurant amazing is the location. Next to the pier is a dock where sea...More

Thank jvirish
Reviewed 13 August 2017

5 of us for a dinner, 5 different foods. All were enjoyable and well prepared. If concerned about spicy food, ask them to tone it down a notch as their default spicing is hot by some standards.

Thank PhxSpeak
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We ate here on our recent stay to Pismo Beach. It was a very fun place with see-through tables and awesome food. Even though we didn't see anything what we were sitting at our restaurant table we did see sea lions on our way back...More

Thank Matti G
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We're in the area and friends who live here decide Mersea's would be a good place for lunch and they were right! We enjoyed a wonderful variety of simple seafood dishes that hit the spot after a morning of being tourists. Our favorite dishes were...More

Thank IlluminataPhoto
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We decided to take a walk on one of the Avila piers. It was fun watching the fisherman bring in their catch of the day. Its a real working pier and not commercialized, yet. We went during the week and was not crowded at all....More

Thank baseballmom3_13
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Walked from Avila Beach to the pier and had 3 1/2 dozen oysters, fried calamari strips, fried oysters, and delicious drinks while sitting out on the bar. It was a beautiful day and we took our time strolling around the pier before making the walk...More

Thank 4manns
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
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11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3895 Avila Beach Drive, At Port San Luis at the end of the pier, Avila Beach, CA 93424
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Avila Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-548-2290
Dine on fresh, delicious seafood, grab a drink at the bar and enjoy the awesome views from the Harford Pier in Avila Beach.
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