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Ocean Grill

268 Front Street, Avila Beach, Avila Beach, CA 93424
+1 805-595-4050
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brussel sprouts” (25 reviews)
“pizza” (54 reviews)
“pork belly” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
268 Front Street, Avila Beach, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing really special here. Everything we tried was okay, but nothing to write home about. It's convenient if you're staying in Avila Beach, but don't bother going out of your way to find it.

Thank Newsdoc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You know a place has set a hook in you when one item on the menu brings you back multiple times. For me, that’s the clam chowder at Ocean Grill. It’s outstanding. First time here, my wife and I shared a bowl. There’s no sharing...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in here on a Sunday lunchtime. Weather was stunning, and the welcome was too. Great service, amazing food and a great view/setting out to the sea. Worth stopping!

Thank phil_sllvn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After eating here a few months ago I was craving their fire oven pizza like crazy! We came with our five kids on a Saturday to spend the day at the beach and I have my heart set on the Apple Pork Pizza. My husband...More

Thank kidsnt0w
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Simple varied menu, resonnably priced, appetizer portions like fried calamari on the smaller side. It is across the street from the ocean, so not really nice views. An okay place to have a quick lunch

Thank dianamna
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Came here because of the positive reviews. Service was good but their idea of “bread and butter while you wait for your meal” was laughable. It was more like crumbs and butter. I ordered the poke tacos (3 for $15) because I LOVE poke usually....More

Thank TawnyLeann
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Large portions of good sandwiches with fries. My husband had the BLTA, with lots of avocado, thick sliced bacon, and he requested it on sourdough with no problem. I had the Apple Chicken Sandwich, with pulled chicken, dried cherries, fennel, almonds, apple, on dutch crunch...More

Thank nelsone73
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Dinner and service were fantastic. Second New Years we've eaten here and the food was amazing. Look forward to next year.

Thank skippy2018
Reviewed 20 December 2017

We shared a salad and chicken sandwich for lunch, and both were tasty. Our server was exceptional, making sure we were happy and had everything we needed. The hostess was welcoming, and the view is majestic. We opted for lunch, since the dinner menu seemed...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Ocean front seating. Would recommend not sitting by the door, as gets a bit chilly this time of year (Nov.-Dec.) but they do have heaters. Friendly service. Food was good, but was disappointed in the calamari, after reading some of the reviews, expected better, but...More

Thank Adventurer2day
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Mary S
3 January 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.
30 July 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
22 June 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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Kids
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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