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STAX Wine Bar & Bistro

1099 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2037
+1 805-772-5055
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“crostini” (21 reviews)
“panini” (16 reviews)
“cheese plate” (12 reviews)
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Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1099 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2037
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a couple hours sipping wine and having a shrimp cocktail and panini. It was nice, low key staff, didn't feel rushed. The only thing that would make it better would be a view of the bay.

Thank Gary & Bonnie D
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Underwhelming experience to be sure. Took at least 30 minutes to get waited on. Several folk who came in long after me served first. Granted they were super busy, but hey you're in the biz - that's what you want? Ordered a glass of wine...More

Thank Chasmosis
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We chose for the wine tasting, to get an idea of the local wines, and combined it with a meat- and cheese platter. It was simply delicious. The live music provided the finishing touch.

Thank Saskia B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

You can't beat these local Oysters, and for a buck you'll eat your fill. The ultimate crostini with truffle sautéed filet mignon, Portobello, olive tapenade and pesto is a must have as well. They have a real fine Merlot, the cheapest is the best! Fine...More

Thank kelly l
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Driving back to Morro Bay from Bakersfield, I just wanted something light for dinner and a glass or two of wine. I decided to give STAX a try and I'm so glad I did. I was expecting a restaurant but was both delighted and pleasantly...More

Thank DianeXit98
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We ended the evening at Stay to watch sunset. We had 2 glasses of wine. The owners nephew was our waiter offered us champagne, he mentioned it was the last of the bottle would we like to taste it. When we receive the bill it...More

1  Thank Bucketlistin
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Very nice place right on the Embarcadero. Had a lovely glasses of California wines and a cheese plate. Owner was very attentive and informative. Excellent service. I felt the food was a bit overpriced. Wines by the glass very reasonable. Friendly clientele as well.

Thank gdr23
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a glass of wine and ended up with a bottle. As proper skeptics, we started with the wine tasting menu to "check it out". The manager served us a cab sav from Johansing Vineyard, amongst others, and we were sold. Along...More

1  Thank delucaworld
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We stopped in Morro Bay before heading into the Big Sur and went to Stax as it was in my guide book. We were not disappointed, the small plates we had were delicious; the wine was exceptional. We had the wine flight and the waiter...More

Thank NicolaS2345
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Great specials $5 glass wine Fridays, with good quality wine. $5 paninis Friday's. $1 Oysters Saturdays. Fantastic meat and cheese platters. Great setting, great music. Really comfortable inside to just hang out. We love it here. Come multiple times each visit. Highly recommend.

Thank equineracers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1099 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-5055
  • E-mail
STAX Wine Bar& Bistro Featuring Gourmet Tapas starting at $6. Imported Meats, Cheeses, Olives, and MOre. Crositinis, Paninis, Huge Prawn Cocktail, OVER 120 Local and Imported wines. Wine by the Glass, Taste or Bottle. Live music Thursdays and Sundays. Morro Bay's Coolest Wine Bar!
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