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Bayside Cafe

10 State Park Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2430
+1 805-772-1465
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“nachos” (18 reviews)
“chowder” (27 reviews)
“mud pie” (11 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 State Park Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2430
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Indoor & patio dining. Beautiful view is the bay and Friendly staff with excellent service. Best fish & chips and amazing clam chowder. Patio is dog friendly.

Thank rslotown2010
Reviewed 2 days ago

When my husband and I come to Morro Bay we always stop here for a wonderful meal. Everything we've had here is delicious. We had the Cob Salad which was excellent and the California Chowder best in the area. We were biking and my husband...More

Thank 13bstock01
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not fancy, but always good food. Being right by the little marina makes for a nice backdrop to the enclosed porch seating. Easy parking.

Thank morrso
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

People and staff were great. The best food in Morro Bay. Great view. If one doesn't visit this place then the trip to Morro Bay is incomplete.

Thank Arthit N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at this restaurant because it was close to our hotel ( Inn at Morro Bay). We opted to sit outside since it was a nice evening. They had plenty of patio heaters to keep us warm even though they really weren't needed. The...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our go to place anytime we are entertaining friends and family. Always ask for Paul or Amanda they are the best and so attentive. Nachos, burritos, fish and chips, soup, salads, and amazing scratch made desserts...no matter what you order you won't be...More

Thank jamaicabitty
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We’ve visited the Morro Bay area a number of times but somehow missed this gem in the past. That won’t be the case in the future. There was a short wait for a table, but the food was worth the wait. We sat outside, which...More

Thank MBTraveler47
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This visit I stayed down the road at Inn at Morro Bay; can walk to restaurant. You really can't go wrong with anything on the menu here. Had the clam chowder with green chili chowder addition...yum! Indoor and outdoor seating. Usually very busy. No reservations,...More

Thank Ruby M
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Our friends told us about this spot. It is just a cross the little road from the campground. The food is simple and seems home cooked. I liked the clam chowder, shrimp cocktail and fresh halibut dinner. They have a nice local wine selection. Our...More

Thank liz_callihan
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious food, fun location, kind and attentive staff. Freshest fish, homemade desserts. Great setting for a walk after your meal.

Thank welove2trvl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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.