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Bayside Cafe

10 State Park Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2430
+1 805-772-1465
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chowder” (33 reviews)
“nachos” (18 reviews)
“salad” (35 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 State Park Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2430
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You cannot go wrong ordering anything off the menu. Great place for lunch. The hamburger we had wasn't just good, it was the best we've had since our last double-double In-N-Out in L.A. (probably better). Looking around as food was being delivered to those around...More

Thank Gloria L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A word of warning, all guests must be there when your name is called. After a bit of delay being seated (I had trouble finding the place) we had a very enjoyable meal. The location along the Bay is very nice. We enjoyed the fish...More

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 1 week ago

. . . . . and out of town visitors have heard of it also. Wait time table for two was half an hour on a busy weekend. There are some outside tables in addition to the indoor tables with picture windows facing a small...More

Thank Zorro805
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place...always try to stop in. Had the fish tacos...shrimp was a bit bland but the salmon was really good. I liked that it wasn't really mexican more California style with lots of fresh lettuce and cabbage. Nice touch

Thank Diana W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As locals, we've loved BSC for a long time. The views are great and the food is tasty. Four stars because it's a bit pricey. And on this trip, the kids chicken strips were almost burnt. But otherwise, staff is friendly, wait isn't usually more...More

Thank clipingirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Bayside Cafe with my wife (and puppy) while in Morro Bay the other day. We came here based on other reviews. We were not disappointed . Wife started with the clam chowder which she said was excellent. She then had the Pacific King...More

Thank bryan p
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Saw this place on the map as I was looking to see how far if a walk it was to the museum from our hotel (1 1/2mi). Even thought it was lunch time, we got in right away. Sat inside as it was a little...More

Thank XK140NUT
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Delicious California chowder--a mix of clam and green chili chowder. Excellent crabmeat sandwich with grilled onions, lettuce, tomato on delicious pretzel bun. All of our meals were great. Indoor and outdoor seating on the bay. Rest rooms are public and outside but clean with hot...More

Thank Val E
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

California chowder sourdough bread bowl, phenomenal!!! Fantastic!! Busy day today, 20 minute wait, but definitely worth the wait!

Thank Nutritionsoynut
Reviewed 3 August 2017

While visiting the area, a friend suggested this place. Usually I do not eat fried foods but had to share a 5 piece fish and chips plate. Good wait staff, beautiful views of the bay. Enjoyable!

Thank Mary I
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 State Park Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2430
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-1465
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Bayside Cafe is nestled in the beautiful State Park Marina across from the entrance to the State Park Campground on lower State Park Road. The views of the back bay are astounding and unique.The food is very fresh with all homemade items including soups, salad dressing, sauces and desserts. You will not be disappointed by the friendly service and wide range of food items offered. A dog friendly outdoor patio is also a plus for our animal lovers.Oh, and by the way, we are NOT open for breakfast as has been stated by trip adviser.....sorry.Open every day for lunch starting at 11:00am and including service of dinners on Thursday through Sunday.See you there.
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