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The Sow's Ear Cafe

2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
+1 805-927-4865
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We came here on a Monday afternoon. The place was not busy, but we were a bit early for dinner. They do have an early dinner menu, which my boyfriend ordered his meal from. We were first offered an interesting bread combo baked in a...More

Thank areteacher
Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate here while visiting Cambria. The place is a throwback to the 70's with barn wood walls, pig memorabilia everywhere and an aging hippie vibe. The food was good. I had the beef stroganoff, which was made with high quality beef and tasty sauce....More

Thank DrDadrwp
Reviewed 6 days ago

DELISH!!! We had dinner here to celebrate my birthday. We love Cambria and LOVE most if the quaint restaurants. Sow's Ear is cozy, great food and terrific wine list.

Thank sdrnek22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always consistently great food great ambience, selections vairied for great prices, Restuarant has "early" dinner options at reduced prices. They also offer French Press Tableside coffee after dinner.... GREAT!!

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Food and atmosphere. Be sure to make reservations as it can get crowded on the weekend. The bread is great and the Chicken Fried steak is awesome. Just a good place to go and to come back to. 3rd time to the restaurant.

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fiance and I were staying in San Simeon while on a Pacific Coast Highway road trip and were given the recommendation to have dinner in Cambria. We picked The Sow's Ear after taking a look at the menu and seeing so many positive reviews...More

Thank Dana E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good, American style menu. Everything is good from the steak, to the pork chop, to the fish. Our two favorites are the macadamia crusted halibut and the chicken fried steak. The wine menu, while once spectacular, is still good with most local wines. Good...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were blown away by the quality of food here. Don't let the "cafe" in the name fool you. We loved the cozy atmosphere with upbeat staff and clients. The atmosphere was quiet, elegant, country charm. And the food was exceptional. They...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This resturant is quaint and Cozy. The food was amazing! I had Calamari and my husband had steak. the prices were very reasonable, I highly recommend this resturant.

Thank Vanessa T
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We went for early dinner, food and service were both good. Prices were reasonable. We were not disappointed

Thank Livetoeat925
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Do you take reservations on line for Feb 14,2017
9 January 2017|
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Response from mjke1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I called The Sow's Ear tonight; they are not set up to take online reservations. You can call them at 805/927-4865. If you call before they open at 5:00PM, you can leave a message and they will call you back... More
Are you open on Xmas Eve and Xmas day?
25 October 2016|
Response from KaarnEgge | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, you'll have to call the restaurant. Good luck.
Are you open on Xmas eve and Xmas day
25 October 2016|
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Response from PABernard | Reviewed this property |
No, I do not think they are open....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-4865
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