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The Sow's Ear Cafe

2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
+1 805-927-4865
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“bread” (93 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
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11 - 20 of 637 reviews

Reviewed 6 January 2018

My husband and I loved this place. It was recommended by our hotel and what a great choice. I had the lobster pot pie and it was one of the best meals I have had in awhile! Our waiter was efficient, knew his products and...More

Thank Nicole F
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Lobster corn dogs - interesting concept but flavorless. The mac and cheese was more like an alfredo sauce. The sweet pepper pasta was off as well.

Reviewed 17 December 2017

Quaint quiet restaurant on the pricey side. No draft beer. Glass of chardoney was not that good. They need a better wine selection. Spinach salad with chicken...Where's the chicken? Wife's pork tenderloin was overcooked...not tender. Bread in a flower pot was wonderful. Great idea and...More

Thank brentd123
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Very popular place in east village. Reservations a good idea on weekend. Good service and ambiance. Early bird specials from 5-6. Food is good we had chicken and dumplings and calamari steaks. No complaints.

Thank Visalia11
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our dinner immensely. Great atmosphere, terrific service and food was wonderful. Try the Shrimp Scampi, or MAC and cheese for something different an delicious. Wish it was closer to home because I would be back often.

Thank 911jackie
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We had a very nice dinner here. Always a little crowded (reservations, especially on weekends, are a must). Their food is good, service attentive, love the flowerpot bread. Cozy atmosphere. Try to get the little nook in front by a window for a view of...More

Thank Laureen M
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Went here for their holiday meal. I had the pot roast. It was excellent! The meat was well seasoned, tender, and no fat! The mashed potatoes were very good and not as heavy as they tend to be. First time here, won't be the last!

Thank Kendu24
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

After waiting over an hr at a different restaurant across the street we decided to come here. We were seated within 5 minutes. We ordered the lamb and spinach salad with sesame chicken. The lamb was juicy and flavorful. The salad was delicious and light...More

Thank Leoa710
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This restaurant has been serving wonderful meals in a warm and cozy atmosphere for many years. We try to get the front nook for two ... or a table near the fireplace. Enjoy the multi grain breads baked in terracotta flower pots. Dinner only ......More

Thank sea21anita
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Loved this place. The flowerpot bread we were brought whilst we perused the menu was just out of this world and everything we ordered was of the same high quality. The atmosphere is warm and cosy, service friendly and efficient and pricing fair. An excellent...More

Thank KateandSteve
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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
25 October 2016|
Response from KaarnEgge | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, you'll have to call the restaurant. Good luck.
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
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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