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Olde Port Inn

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Port San Luis, Pier 3, Avila Beach, CA 93424
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Fri 12:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Bakersfield Ca
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I, along with two other couples, enjoyed a nice Valentine's Day drinks and dinner at this unique restaurant. It is positioned at the very end of the Harford pier in Avila beach. You can drive out and park on the pier or, because there are few spaces, you can park on the beach and walk out. The... More 

Thank John B
Calgary, Canada
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81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My book club went for dinner. The tables are mirrored windows into the water below. During our dinner, an otter appeared below us and had dinner too. It broke its shell open on the pier piling and enjoyed the contents. So fun! My friends all had the shrimp and scallops special and raved about it. I had the salmon which... More 

Thank Retiredtraveller27
Frazier Park, California
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here last night, it is our second time there, love it, it is on the old pier, great food, and if you ask for it, you can sit at a table that has glass on it so you can see down to the water, very fun thing to see.

Thank Diana A
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

This place was awesome, on the water..while dining we saw Peiicans, fishermen, and saw plenty of thing as they swam under our see through tables..it was awesome!

Thank efeasley37421
Anaheim, California
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234 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Drive out to the end of the pier and enjoy a nice dinner in this classic local seafood spot. Right next door to the seafood market where you can select a fresh crab or buy smoked fish. Seasonal events occur under the pavilion alongside Olde Port Inn.

Thank twinsaround
Lemoore, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

They have glass tables that allow yo to see the water below the pier. The food was really good. We got the seafood platter; it had various types of seafood. It is very big, so we shared and they are happy to split it onto two plates. Definitely recommend.

Thank sandrella9322016
Palmdale, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

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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18 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

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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, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups
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: 8052154588

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