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Great American Fish Co

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1185 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2039
+1 805-772-4407
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014

This restaurang serves very fresh sea food and has a great view over the harbor. There are a lot of wild sea lions in the water just outside of the restaurant. A lot of the times you can see them through the windows

Thank Claes N
San Luis Obispo, California
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

This used to be a great restaurant, but I'm not sure it's been cleaned in 30 years. It started in the waiting area, where there were a half dozen flies circling just inside the door. A glance at the windowsills showed bodies of dozens more. Then the water: tastes like mold, and no amount of lemon slice can cover it.... More 

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Lemoore, California
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

While watching the fading light of day behind Morro Rock, we ordered our dinner. Our daughter just had to go to GAFCO (Great American Fish Company) for a shrimp cocktail and clam chowder. So we drove from San Luis Obispo to eat at one of our favorite places. I had the seafood salad and my husband had barbequed fresh fish.... More 

Thank Paulette B
San Luis Obispo, CA
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

Since we live close to Morro Bay, we've been to the Fish Company many times, and we're never disappointed. My halibut was very good and fairly generous, and our friend Charlie was more than pleased with his calimari steak. And no complaints about the service or the prices. I've heard people whine about the cost of halibut, but thanks to... More 

Thank milasmom
Hamilton, VA
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

We really lucked out here, coming on a Friday night without reservations. We only had to wait a couple of minutes when a table in the back with a view off the bay opened up. We got to watch the seals playing in the water while the fog rolled in. I had the fish in chips mesquite broiled which was... More 

Thank Rewrite
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

Took quite a while for host to acknowledge us and then seat us. Waitress was good though. Kitchen seemed to be slow with only 1/2 full restaurant. They have scalone on menu which I very rarely see anywhere. It was fork tender and cooked to perfection. I'd go back.

Thank Izoom3
Hanford, California
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

We had been to this restaurant several times but it had been a while. The good was good, But paying $14 for a shrimp cocktail with 4 shrimp?! No thank you!! Waitress was rude. I'm guessing she just likes locals since we ate in the bar area and she catered to them. I won't go back. WAY to expensive for... More 

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Fresno, California
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014

My husband and I had lunch here and the food was outstanding. We had meskite flavor Fish and Chips and it was superb. When we left the restaurant, I walked past the grill and I can see the Fish and Chips being cooked right in front of me. My husband and I had a wonderful time at Moro Bay.

Thank Sue3266
Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2014

Cant beat the location. Dock just outside window. Waitress and busboy were outstanding. Fish and chips were fabulous. No complaints at all.

Thank pattyar123
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

We go here most times when we go to Morro Bay. Mesquite grilled seafood is outstanding. My wife had the Alaskan Halibut and I had local Sea Bass we both had them with a caper cream sauce. The sea bass came with that sauce but my wife substituted it instead of a red pepper sauce. The sides were good I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1185 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2039
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-4407
Great American Fish Company overlooks the Morro Bay Harbor serving Mesquite Broiled Fish and Steaks that we've been famous for since 1980.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?