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Olde Port Inn

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Port San Luis, Pier 3, Avila Beach, CA 93424
+1 805-595-2515
12:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Fri 12:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Palmdale, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun place to relax, you can sit at glass tables and see the ocean below, you don't really see much down there but it is relaxing and enjoyable. Be sure to watch and listen for all the seals and walruses they are abundant and hilarious. Open all day Fri. Sat. Sun. and 4 pm weekends, the food is really good... More 

Thank Perzinabergina
San Diego, California
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30 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Though the view was fabulous, the food was average. Our waiter was extremely friendly. I wanted really good seafood (as we have had at the Sea Chest in Cambria), but was a little disappointed. The crab and prawn salad was so-so but was large enough to split. Not sure I would come back. It was nice to go once.

Thank Joy S
San Diego, CA
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

There's been some confusion about which Avila pier is closed. Since the Old Port Inn is at the end of 1 of the Avila piers (there are 3) I was concerned that I'd have to pass on my birthday steamed clams...thank goodness the old pier (the one on the north end of town) is still open so my birthday dinner... More 

Thank PFMica
Hollister, California
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

My husband and I camped at the beach and wandered down to the wharf in search of a good meal. The spinach and cheese ravioli was the best I've ever eaten. The sauce was divine and the ravioli melted in my mouth. My husband loved his seafood pasta too.

Thank johnnyscat
Santa Barbara, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

The view is amazing. We love the seafood and have had several celebration dinners at this off the beaten path restaurant

Thank Debra E
Fowler, California
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

From the moment we arrived the host and our waitress (the owners) were welcoming and informative, regarding the restaurant, the menu, and the town of Avila Beach. Three of us ordered the fish of the day, fresh petrale sole, which had a light sauce on the side, potatoes and fresh vegetables. The fourth person ordered a steak, which he reported... More 

Thank GrapeladyD
Clovis, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Great service & food. Of course all the fish are fresh caught and cooked to perfection. Will go there again.

Thank CabNCheese
Indio, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

My brother and his wife have a place in Avila beach and they took us here for a anniversary dinner. The food and service was great. I love the tables with the glass bottoms so you can see the water and the mushroom are wonderful. We ate to many!

Thank pkirkfour
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

My hubby and I went for our anniversary, our first time there. It was awesome just to get there driving on the pier, the waitress ( i think selena was her name) was very nice and patient to help us to choose our food which it was delicious! !! She also was kind to take us a pic together (i... More 

Thank Mary S
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

With the feel of old Avila this unique restaurant on the end of a pier is a must for any visitor to Avila. The fisherman's platter was a great choice. The peach cobbler was so so. The otter dining outside our window was too cute. Friendly waiter in a relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Davis J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Soups, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Port San Luis, Pier 3, Avila Beach, CA 93424
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Avila Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-595-2515

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