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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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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 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our 2nd time eating here. The price is very fair $12 for 3 good sized pieces of fish & fries. Always fresh & cooked perfectly, we enjoy sitting outside. Clam chowder is also really good. You order, they give you a table number...More

Thank MalissaC26
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Hurray! Finally, another entry on the Avila Beach Pier besides the Old Port Inn. This casual little gem on the Pier was both outside and inside tables. There is a small amount of parking available on the pier adjacent to the place, and we arrived...More

Thank Bickman50
Reviewed March 9, 2018

Nearly at the end of the pier, enjoy the seals, watching fishing boats come and go. We ordered two salads--Nancy's and the Cobb, both disappointing---huge but shrimp seemed like it came from the freezer and the entire lettuce base was iceberg, pretty blah as salads...More

Thank wandering_photog
Reviewed February 28, 2018

We shared the fish sandwich with was tasty. This would be a great place to watch the bay and eat outside-weather cooperating, of course!

Thank ufdahgal
Reviewed February 14, 2018

We stopped by for a quick dinner before going to the movies. We both ordered their fish & chips. Light, crispy & plentiful. Three good-sized pieces of fish and lots of crispy fries. It was a cloudy day, but on a clear day this is...More

Thank carynsdad
Reviewed February 7, 2018

We bellied up to the bar and ordered a bottle of pinot grigio then we ordered the combo fried fish plate. Life doesn't get any better then this. Oh wait when we finished a fishing boat just came in and unloaded a bunch of fresh...More

Thank imthatguysocal
Reviewed November 4, 2017

Located near the end of the Port San Luis Pier, there are plenty of places to sit outside on a nice day. There was about 4 local micros on tap the day I was there but plenty of other beers and nice wine selection to...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

This is a hidden gem for sure - out on a pier, surrounded by up-close views of marine life. The eatery is casual with friendly service and pleasant indoor and outdoor seating. I wish I would have snapped a photo of the colorful line of...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2017

My wife and I have always enjoyed Fat Cats so Mersea's was a nice change of pace for us at very reasonable prices. We had a Shrimp Louie salad and a shrimp rice bowl for dinner and then a apple cinnamon wrap for dessert. We...More

Thank vvbeachbum
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

The location, at the end of the pier in Port San Luis, is reason enough to go here. All the sights, sounds and smells of an ocean port and pier are here. Mersea's is about 2/3 of the way down the pier. We recommend parking...More

Thank Jon R
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Jocelyn B
June 12, 2018|
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Response from Bickman50 | Reviewed this property |
We were there when it first opened and didn’t see anyone with a dog. That being said, they have outdoor seating which is part of the pier, and dogs are allowed there so just to be sure you should call ahead time to find out... More
Arlene S
April 16, 2018|
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Response from carynsdad | Reviewed this property |
oorry, nondrinker.
Barbara S
December 3, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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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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