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Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill

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6550 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
+1 805-927-3859
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17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
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Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Fountain Valley, California
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

We had an amazing dinner with some long lost friends at this restaurant. We sat outside and could watch the beautiful ocean as well as listen to it. The food was wonderful, the service was great and we would definitely come back!

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Thank JoAnn J
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this review

I'm so glad you had a wonderful dinner with friends, JoAnn! Thank you for writing us a glowing review. We'd love to welcome you back again soon! Take care, John, Owner More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

We visited during a stop-over in Cambria for dinner. The service and location were brilliant. Though, the meal, whilst tasty was extremely expensive for what you got. It is clear that you pay for the location.

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1 Thank erindoors54
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this review

I'm happy to hear you enjoyed the atmosphere and food! Sorry if the pricing took you off guard, but I can assure you we only use the highest-quality ingredients in all our dishes. We'd love for you to join us again the next time you're in Cambria! Best wishes, John, Owner More 

Bakersfield, California
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64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Great location, excellent service, outstanding food. We ate on the front patio so you are right by the beach. The food is not only wonderfully prepared but bountiful as well. It's also a great place to have a cold drink in the afternoon. Of special note are the sautéed mushrooms - they make a great appetizer or snack.

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Thank Patrick P
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this review

I'm thrilled to hear you're a fan, Patrick! There's nothing better than enjoying a meal out on the patio. The next time you're craving some sautéed mushrooms, you know where to find us! Cheers, John, Owner More 

Level Contributor
15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

We had a short wait but could drink at the bar. Seafood and cocktails were great and service was OK.

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Thank Sophie F
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this review

I'm happy to hear the wait wasn't too long, Sophie! It sounds like you had a great time, and I appreciate you providing us with some feedback. We'd love to have you join us again soon for some more seafood and cocktails! Best wishes, John, Owner More 

Beaumont, California
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77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

we have eaten here a few times in the past. we had dinner this time and felt it a little expensive I had the skirt steak 6oz with nothing else everything is ala cart but the martinis were a dinner but will always go for lunch.

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Thank judydebeaubien
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us, Judy! I'm sorry you found the dinner prices to be expensive, but I appreciate the feedback. Hopefully we can welcome you back for another meal soon! Take care, John, Owner More 

Tustin, California
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

We had a nice dinner and cocktails here. It's across the street from Moonstone Beach and does get busy, but we didn't have a long wait.

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Thank egdove11
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Glad the wait wasn't too long! Thanks for taking the time to leave us some feedback. We'd love to have you join us for another dinner and cocktails! All the best, John, Owner More 

California
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161 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

We ordered bloody marys, fried oysters and steamed clams as a late morning/early lunch snack and found the food and drinks to be so so. The oysters were bland and not really what we expected for "fried" food; once you bit into a piece, nearly raw oyster oozed out in a wet, gelatinous glob! Fine if you love raw oysters,... More 

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2 Thank HBWillsy
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this review

I'm sorry your experience with us wasn't more impressive. We want to make sure everything from the Bloody Mary's to the oysters is spot on. I appreciate the feedback, though, and would love another opportunity to show you our best. Sincerely, John, Owner More 

Oakdale, New York
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

The location was great. A short walk from our hotel (the Fireside Inn). No reservations so I suggest getting there before 6. The parking lot is small but many people parked on the road right outside the restaurant. We shared a bottle of wine and took the remains back to our hotel. Our meals were great. In spite of the... More 

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Thank Steve M
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this review

I'm so glad you both enjoyed your visit, Steve! The Molten Chocolate Cake is the perfect way to end a meal. Thank you for the review, and we hope to welcome you back again soon! Take care, John, Owner More 

Denver
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81 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

Wonderful dinner spot. Nice to see the sun go down. Nice wine list. On the expensive side, but so is everything else.

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Thank vacationaddictDenver
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this review

I'm thrilled you were able to enjoy your meal outside. You really can't beat that view! Thank you so much for the review, and hopefully you can join us again! Take care, John, Owner More 

John Seymour
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

The view is the thing! The restaurant has a great patio directly across from Moonstone Beach. This is a perfect place to visit at sunset. The food was good but priced very high; probably for the tourists at all of the nearby hotels.

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Thank johnaseymour
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the view, John! Watching the sunset from the patio never gets old. I just wanted to thank you for the review, and I hope we can welcome you back again soon! Cheers, John, Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$32
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6550 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-3859
Description
Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill offers our diners breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. Diners may choose to sit outside on our ocean front patio or they may sit inside where our large picturesque window allows a vast view of the ocean.

We offer fresh seafood, steaks, and pasta. Our specialties include our creamy clam chowder and mouth-watering sauces that compliment every fresh seafood entree. For meat lovers, we offer a variety of juicy, delicious steaks. If you're a fan of onion rings be sure to order our Pork Chops; you won't be disappointed. We are known for our delicately battered fish and chips and our scrumptious fish tacos that make for a delicious lunch plate.

Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill also boasts a full service bar where we have a variety of beers and a wine list that features central coast wineries. For the adventurous drinkers, be sure to try something from our special cocktail menu.

We take pride in our excellent service and being a kid-friendly establishment with a free toy for every child. While we love pets, we do ask that you leave your pets at home when dining at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill.

When dining at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill remember to sit back, relax, and enjoy!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?