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Cavalier Restaurant

9415 Hearst Dr, Cavalier Oceanfront Resort, San Simeon, CA 93452-9724
+1 805-927-3276
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good43%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“breakfast” (157 reviews)
“prime rib” (13 reviews)
“meatloaf” (10 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9415 Hearst Dr, Cavalier Oceanfront Resort, San Simeon, CA 93452-9724
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Extremely disappointed with all food offerings in San Simeon. A shame, really, with such close proximity to Hearst Castle. After a full day of walking, we were ready for a hearty meal. Outside, the place looked inviting. Inside, we were squeezed into our table and...More

Thank Rachel A
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had dinner here after visiting Hearst Castle. The setting was quite pleasant with ocean view, the menu was varied, our dinners were great, and our server was prompt, helpful and good fun. They have a full bar, in addition to the usual wine and...More

Thank Jerry J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved the darkened lighting and grilled snapper dinner. Just walked across parking lot from our room at The Cavalier. So convenient and delicious. Can't wait to go again tonight. Full bar helps too.

Thank ChampagnePrincess
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the broiled salmon and my husband had the New York steak, with a beer and glass of house wine this bill came to $72 plus tip. In our experience this was reasonably priced particularly with our recent visits to las Vegas and San...More

Thank Bexxlea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice to have a restaurant close to the hotel. We discovered the clam chowder which is the best american food we have experienced till now. The rest of the dinner was quite large but a bit fatty.

Thank Babeth42100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent one night in San Simeon and had breakfast at the Cavalier Restaurant. They open at 7 AM and was located just across highway 1 from our motel. They have standard breakfast fare - but very good. Prices were reasonable.

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We were exhausted when we got checked into the hotel, so this seemed the best choice for dinner our first night. We both had very good meals. My salad even had twice the amount of crab on it than the one at a much fancier...More

Thank lmadbigbear
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We always eat at the Cavalier when in San Simeon. The service is good and the food is always top notch at a slightly less expensive price. I just wish they had more of a view!

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We ate her a couple of nights here, as the restaurant at the Cambria Pines Lodge had a limited menu - Filet, Mignon, sirloin steak Mac & cheese, Pork chop and other things that they presumably thought were a 'bit European'. Most of the more...More

Thank ikohlinsky
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Had dinner. Scallops were excellent, pesto chicken was great. Margaritas were very good. Service was fantastic. Price was about right. For a small place in the middle of no-where, what more could you want?

Thank ChalkyD78
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17 May 2016|
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Response from Amy M | Reviewed this property |
I did not partake, but definitely observed a full bar.
25 September 2015|
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Response from girlcat68 | Reviewed this property |
You can most definitely eat there without staying at the Hotel ! But , if I were you , I would make a Reservation for dinner , because it will be Thanksgiving & many restaurants there or anywhere else could be very busy... More
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7 August 2015|
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Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
Very relaxed and casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9415 Hearst Dr, Cavalier Oceanfront Resort, San Simeon, CA 93452-9724
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Simeon
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-3276
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