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Windows on the Water

699 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2276
+1 805-772-0677
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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699 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2276
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Returned to Windows and sat inside the restaurant this visit. Enjoyed the lamb and the carrots but wasn't crazy about the puree and the pearl onions were lost on the plate. Next time...it's back to the bar for me.

Thank DianeXit98
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view is the most beautiful in Morro Bay, however we were disappointed with our meal and service last night. The young waiter seemed very insecure and timid. If he was in training that’s OK he should have had some knowledgeable help. We wondered why...More

Thank PennyMax
WindowsGM, General Manager at Windows on the Water, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear PennyMax, I want to sincerely apologize for the unpleasant incident you had at our restaurant. Your comments were most troubling but I want to unequivocally thank you for bringing this to my attention. Without your feedback I might never have known of it. It...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice restaurant with impressive menu, reasonably priced and terrific views. Service was very good as was the wine list and the food was cooked to perfection.

Thank Leigh2S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my third dinner at the restaurant in the past 6 months. The food and wine were great as usual. This restaurant provides a consistent high quality experience without people having to dress up for dinner as this is a beach community. We were...More

Thank hawk204
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The setting is very spacious and the wait staff is superb. The food is very consistently good. We went twice in a week!

Thank Leslie B
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We had a party of four here for dinner on a tuesday night. We also knew that tuesday is 75 cent oyster night. For local morro bay oysters, forget about it but, for blue points YES YES! There was a line waiting to get in...More

Thank Urban_Cowgill
Reviewed 4 January 2018

What a pleasant surprise this restaurant was. We, a party of 4 ordered the following: 1 three course meal with wine included for $ 50.00 (1 glass of champagne and 1 white and 1 red wine), 1 marrow bone starter then the scallops, 1 frisee...More

Thank jessie694a
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We dined here with friends during Christmas. Loved the Christmas décor and of course the views are lovely. The menu is mostly seafood and it is served in an inventive style. I ordered the salmon and it was a generous portion but was served warm...More

Thank expat326
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

This is a fine dining, white tablecloth establishment with creative and delicious food. I very much appreciate the focus on locally sourced ingredients! We we served by a very nice lady, Vicki, and all the staff were friendly and helpful. We had the marrow bones,...More

Thank Ajalinder
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Wife and I had a very nice dinner. Very classy place. Clam chowder was terrific. Scallops were excellent. Waitress was the best and very attentive. We will be going back every time we come to Morro Bay. Little pricey,worth it.

Thank Pete M
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Questions & Answers
7 May 2015|
Response from WindowsGM | Property representative |
Hello, We do offer a children's menu with Pepperoni or Cheese Pizza, Chicken Tenders and Pasta.
24 January 2015|
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Response from WindowsGM | Property representative |
Hello, Sorry about the delay in getting back to you. I just received this. When you come in please notify your server and she will help you with selecting your menu choices. Thank you, Windows on the Water
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 699 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2276
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-0677
  • E-mail
Located on the water in the Morro Bay, Windows on the Water celebrates the finest the Central Coast of California has to offer. Fresh, local and sustainable ingredients, an extensive wine and beer list of local and international labels, the best in local musicians each Monday, Thursday and Saturday night, and arguably the most dramatic view on the coast. Join us in the bar for a drink and bar specials and dinner nightly from our menu created by our award-winning executive chef, Neil Smith.
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