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Marisol at the Cliffs

) #22 of 75 Restaurants in Pismo Beach $$ - $$$ American, ,
2757 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-1602
+1 805-773-2511
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (23 reviews)
“duck breast” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2757 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-1602
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1 - 10 of 262 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's complicated to give this restaurant 3 stars because my hunch is we just had a bad experience on an off night, so please take this into consideration. The food was excellent and the location is also lovely. I can recommend it based on those...More

Thank Moxie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner at a nice ocean view table. The service was awesome and the food was very good. We had the calamari to start and it was good, but not great. Then we both had the salmon as an entree. It...More

1  Thank mid65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful venue - overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Daily brunch with great selection. Sunday they add a carving station and unlimited mimosas.

Thank NorCalChuck
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing view of the ocean. Food and drinks are good! They always seem understaffed, service is a little slow and they have waiting lists for tables but have tables sitting empty. 😬

Thank Shana C
Reviewed 24 May 2017

All the elements for a romantic evening were in place. We sat outdoors on the patio to watch the stunning sunset, having asked the captain if our dinner reservation could be held. He personally seated us at a perfect table for viewing the sunset, presented...More

Thank AnitaNewportBch
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoy a spectacular view of Avila Nay and the Pacific while enjoying a cocktail and complimentary gourmet pizza! If you are lucky you might see some migrating grey whales or a passing pod of dolphins!

Thank Brad S
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This was a wonderful restaurant for a great brunch, incredible view, plus the added benefit of watching the NBA playoffs. The service was excellent as well. The taco station? WOW. Well priced. Will go back.

Thank margyrl
Reviewed 10 April 2017

the selection was good and fresh me servers were attentive and remembered me the next day coffee is free in the foyer

Thank severnOntario
Reviewed 27 March 2017

After reading some of the reviews we hoped we'd have a good experenice, it was excellent food and very nice service with great follow up. We'd return again. Also had a nice ocean view with a fireplace

1  Thank Tim R
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We had friends staying at The Cliffs and had the opportunity to eat dinner and lunch in the bar area of Marisol. We had a very large group and the staff was more than accomodating in getting us seating. We had dinner then lunch the...More

Thank JenV65
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Questions & Answers
14 February 2016|
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Response from Greenwich78 | Reviewed this property |
We went there in the evening and didn't see a flag ..sorry.
9 May 2015|
Response from TJ F | Reviewed this property |
According to their website, they serve lunch between 11 - 2. Check out their website if you would like more info on them.
Brenda W
2 January 2015|
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Response from Kathy G | Reviewed this property |
I would go with either Uber or a car rental. Since I am from the Los Angeles area, I had my own vehicle. Sorry I can't be of further help, but I hope tat you enjoy your vacation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2757 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-1602
    (Spy Glass)
  • Public Transportation: The bus stops right in front of the cliffs or down the street at spy glass.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Pismo Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-773-2511
  • E-mail
"Marisol" translates to "The Sun and the Sea" and no where is this more evident than through the flavors of the food. The menu at "Marisol" has been developed as New American Cuisine. As the premier choice of Pismo Beach restaurants, all of the dishes at "Marisol" are prepared with a soulful touch by Chef de Cuisine Victor Flores, featuring produce from fields of local farmers, seafood fresh off the boats of local fishermen, and naturally raised meats and poultry. The wine list for "Marisol" is awarded by Wine Spectator and has an amazing wines by the glass page with many local wines from Monterey to Santa Barbara County. For the finest oceanfront dining experience, try our award-winning Pismo Beach California restaurant "Marisol at the Cliffs".
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