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Ocean Grill

268 Front Street, Avila Beach, Avila Beach, CA 93424
+1 805-595-4050
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brussel sprouts” (19 reviews)
“pizza” (58 reviews)
“pork belly” (12 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
268 Front Street, Avila Beach, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Waitress was attentive, good attitude and took care of us nicely. Got the Korean short rib special. Very good. Wife got ahi tacos also very good. Good choice in town for a meal.

Thank 924larry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fish tacos are alright and while I loved the cocktail sauce, the shrimp/prawns were a bit slimy.

Thank LoveFoie
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

The clam chowder and shrimp salad keep bringing us back here, because both are excellent. The chowder is the best on the Central Coast. The other food here is always very good, and it was again on this visit. But, this time we had too...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Told table would be ten minuites but waited forty five. Plenty of tables were empty.After being seated again no service untill we asked if someone could come and take our order. Food was really good and came promptly but night had unfortunately been ruined.

Thank 948paul
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided to eat here after seeing it multiples times (right next to our hotel). We were not disappointed! The food was delicious! As an appetizer, I had the crispy brussel sprouts which were amazing!!!! For dinner I had the margherita pizza...More

Thank aer661
Reviewed July 29, 2018

To start with, I ordered two meals so that I would have something to take with me to eat for another meal. The waitress, I assume, thought I was ordering two meals to eat RIGHT THEN, and even came back to ask me if the...More

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed July 23, 2018

My wife and I had dinner here the other night. The restaurant was busy, but things were moving along. Our salads came out quickly but when I asked the buser for a different salad dressing it was about 10 minutes before someone could help me....More

Thank john b
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Had a nice lunch today at Ocean Grill. Good food, excellent service, and a nice view! We had the OG burger, the calamari sandwich, and the chicken sandwich. We will be back for more!

Thank JohnGroverBeach
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Went for a family dinner with a toddler and the staff was very accommodating. We ordered the calamari & brussels sprouts appetizers and cleaned both plates. I ordered filet mignon and it was excellent. My daughter had the scallops and pork belly which she said...More

Thank Cyndi C
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I eat at Ocean Grill any time we’re in the area, or even somewhat nearby. The beautiful beach views, friendly service and delicious, fresh food make it a wonderful experience every time. We love the Brussel sprout appetizer - we didn’t even...More

Thank Natali C
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Mary S
January 3, 2017|
Response from Eric K | Property representative |
I apologize for the inconvenience. Our website is currently down. We should have it up shortly in the next day or two. Thank you.
July 30, 2015|
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Response from Eric K | Property representative |
Hello! Yes! We have quite a few gluten free options! They are listed on our menus as GF*. Menus can be seen in person or on our website. Thank you! :)
Jayne R
June 22, 2015|
Response from Eric K | Property representative |
Unfortunately street parking is the only thing available and it is first come first serve. If you have a handicapped placard there are a couple spots adjacent from the restaurant on Front street. Best of luck and we look... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 268 Front Street, Avila Beach, Avila Beach, CA 93424
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Avila Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-595-4050
  • E-mail
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!
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