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901 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2149
+1 805-772-2411
11:00 - 20:00
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San Luis Obispo, California
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109 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food at the Hoffbrau in Morro Bay has always been quite good. The place itself is homey and has a neat feel to it. The prices are reasonable, and most of the tables have a terrific view of Morro Bay. The restaurant is right on the water. From this place I've seen osprey, bald eagles and plenty of pelicans.

Thank Tommy O
San Andreas, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Hofbrau has always been my favorite place to eat, I was so excited that we were in Morro Bay and could go for dinner. I was sadly disappointed though . We ordered 2 french dips sandwiches and an order of french fries , the sandwiches had plenty of roast beef but it was sliced so thick that it was tough... More 

Thank blondiePineGrove
San Jose
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Came across place on accident while walking downtown and was amazing. Fresh roast beef sandwiches carved right there with cheese and dipping a jus and sides. Views on water. Loved it!!

Thank Jennifer F
Ventura, California
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We love seafood but I was really in the mood for something different. The Hofbrau offers great french dip sandwiches that the owner hand carved right in front of me. Generous portions and friendly service.

Thank Coast101
Menlo Park, California
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57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Great location overlooking the bay and unobstructed views of the rock. We enjoyed delicious sandwiches of freshly carved beef. Good salad assortment also.

Thank Carol C
Morro Bay, California
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

The Hofbrau located on the Embarcadero in Morro Bay, CA has the best hot roast beef sandwich on the central coast. Thick slices of roast beef, melted cheese of your choice, and anything you want to go with it . Great place for lunch when you visit Morro Bay.

Thank Terry D
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

everything is good my wife and I love this place. we started eating there two years ago during our vacations. now that we live here. could not wait to eat there again. but had to wait until they reopened

Thank Brenda M
Moorpark, California
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704 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 352 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

They really pile the handcarved roast slices onto a big fresh roll that you then dip into a yummy aus jus. Add the cheese of your choice. I also like to add a bit of horseradish to the aus jus for an extra kick. We've never found a better roast beef sandwich - goodness knows we've tried! The outside deck... More 

Thank Linda C
Orange, California
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

I find the french dip and the fish and chips adequate, the prices were moderate and it's usually cold inside. The french dip was very salty and lacking flavor the fish and chips were a bit too greasy. We have been going to the Hofbrau for about 25 years but have seen a decline in service and quality of food... More 

Thank Jonathan M
Morro Bay, California
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

My husband and I have gone to the Hofbrau many times over the years. I almost always get the Beef Dip/French Dip sandwich. My husband has ordered their burgers, fried fish, and a couple other items, and they were all delicious. They are a little more expensive than some of the other restaurants by the time you add fries and... More 

Thank Laura D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Soups, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2149
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-2411

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