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Bayside Cafe

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10 State Park Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2430
+1 805-772-1465
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Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:30
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 15:00
Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I have dined at Bayside Cafe for over 12 years. Unfortunately we no longer have our home in Cayucos but dine at Bayside every time we are in town. Sit among the locals and tourists, watch the kayakers and hunters while sipping on local wines and beers. View the dunes and Montana de Oro. Great after a... More 

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Thank Shirley F
Los Osos, California
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Unique restaurant I have visited for many years. Love the out door atmosphere and the food. Usually get the vegetarian taco with everything, onions grilled. Everything is delicious including Nachos!

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Thank Paulatrip8
Ottawa, Illinois
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We discovered this with a 'tip' from a local. It is down off the beaten path with indoor and outdoor seating. Quite popular for a sunset meAl. We come every year we pass through. The menu hasn't changed over the years and is good. The salmon sandwich is excellent. All of their salmon is. Their chowder is also. You can... More 

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Thank CRMyers
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is over by the golf course and is really a hidden gem. I have not had a bad meal here, although I always recommend the nachos!

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Thank nick V
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Great sitting area by the Marina, indoors but great view. I had their daily special soup "curried carrot ginger soup", it was delicious! Clam chowder was also very good and we shared a tri-tip sandwich. Service was excellent, totally recommend!

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Thank Tamara O
San Luis Obispo, California
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

I almost always get the fish tacos and if feeling indulgent, share the berry cobbler with lots of whipped cream or really indulgent with ice cream. Great views of the little harbor there. Once we watched a couple facing each other in a canoe..learning how to paddle.....in circles. Another man blindly searching for his fallen cell phone off the dock... More 

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Thank Wanda L
Riverside, California
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226 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Four of us had a very nice lunch here around Thanksgiving. Each had something different, with two being vegetarian. I enjoyed my burrito and others said their sandwiches and salad were great too. You cannot beat the beautiful outdoor setting. Very nice experience! Hint - I am told it gets very busy at prime times so plan accordingly.

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Thank twofromLA
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

The waitstaff at the Bayside Café was very helpful, especially since we had my two-year-old granddaughter with us. The selection of food is good and appropriate for a bayside establishment.

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Thank Marlene V
Placentia, California
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98 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

My girlfriend and I ate here a couple of days ago, while on a road trip to San Francisco. The Bayside Cafe is located right next to a bay, hence the name. They are located very close to Morro Bay State Park campground. We came here because they have a great reputation for seafood. I ordered the large portion of... More 

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Thank Luciano L
Fresno, California
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111 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

While camping at the Morro Bay State Park Campground with friends we walked across the street to this great small restaurant for lunch. There was a wait as it was the weekend and this place is popular. We sat outside with friends and really enjoyed the sun and ocean air. The ambiance, service and food were all GREAT. We all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:30
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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