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Wild Ginger Cafe

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2380 Main St, Ste G, Cambria, CA 93428-3431
+1 805-927-1001
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Wed 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Wed 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Wow. This tiny restaurant only seats maybe 20 people at a time. We felt so lucky to squeeze in at about 9pm. A couple came in right after us and was turned away. We had one of the best meals we've ever had. The menu is ecclectic, Asian-fusion, local (San Luis Obispo farmers' market.) There are many gluten-free choices. We... More 

Thank wendyroseville
Richmond, California
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We visited at lunchtime and it was not busy. Dog friendly establishment and we sat outside on a lovely patio. Everything was absolutely delicious, fresh, and flavorful. We started with a squash coconut soup that was light and satisfying. Chosen entrees were pork with noodles and shrimp yellow curry. Both were good sized servings accompanied with a variety of fresh,... More 

Thank jane w
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Delicious Singapore cuisine with a twist and cooked to order. We loved the food . It was quiet during our stay so guess that's why it was just us!

Thank Anna R
Boston, Massachusetts
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119 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Things like yellow carrots, artichokes, etc appeared in the dishes. The pad thai was different than I've ever had (in the US). The Vietnamese BBQ pork was excellent. A bit pricey, but that seems to be the deal in Cambria.

Thank Bubba_da_Traveler1
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed our meal at Wild Ginger, great flavors. (Would have given 5 star if they used local seafood and meats, which given prices and availability of those products would seem to be reasonable.) In photo is barbecued pork with noodles dish and sweet and sour tofu, both delicious.

Thank envirogal
El Dorado Hills, California
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105 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

One of the things I love about Cambria is that for such a small town, there is no shortage of fine dining experiences. My husband and I stopped in for dinner at Wild Ginger unexpectedly tonight, we'd never been before, but the specials looked good and we sure weren't disappointed. We both ordered the Tom Kha Kai soup, (spicy with... More 

Thank ColleenQD
santa barbara
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

fusion cuisine, very simple but completely delicious. we eat here every time we come to cambria. a tiny eatery full of big flavors. highly recommend.

Thank leahking
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

To start off on the wrong foot the server/ owner saw we had a larger party (4 adults, 3 kids) and never seemed to assist us in ordering larger dishes that we could share. We went into it thinking the plates would be a little larger and that we could perhaps have extra rice(sort of like the family style dishes... More 

Thank kabolivier
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Good service, surprisingly excellent food. Fresh ingredients, beautifully prepared and presented. My roasted fig salad was outstanding. My husband had a salmon dinner that had a tasty assortment of different vegetables and perfectly cooked salmon. We also shared the lemon pudding cake and it was really good.

Thank Chantal L
Ocean City, Maryland
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106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We read menus and reviews for many local restaurants while walking thru Cambria before selecting Wild Ginger for dinner. What a treat! The Pacific Rim/Asian fusion menu was intriguing and inspired. We chose Grilled Vietnamese Pork and Korean Beef Barbecue, even tho the daily specials also sounded good. Altho our dishes each had rice noodles and fresh vegetables in common,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2380 Main St, Ste G, Cambria, CA 93428-3431
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-1001

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?