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Zorro's Cafe & Cantina

) #1 of 5 Restaurants in Shell Beach $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Soups
927 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-2053
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chilli” (29 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
927 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-2053
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11 - 20 of 360 reviews

Reviewed 20 May 2017

Stopped for lunch. The place was packed but we got seated right away. Inside was loud but expected for a small place with lots of tables. Outside dining is a bit more kicked back with heaters and sarapes to ward off a chill. Portions were...More

Thank st0ked
Reviewed 16 May 2017

walked to breakfast, based on our Hotel recommendation. food was excellent and service was good, the place was packed. we were there for breakfast, but they are also open for lunch and dinner. will definitely go back, when we are in the area.

Thank nascardonna
Reviewed 9 May 2017

If you are traveling with dog this the place to eat near Pismo Beach. They actually seem to cater to dogs and offer outside seating to help with a comfortable place for the pets to lay down. Water dishes are plentiful for the dogs as...More

Thank Walker S
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is a quaint Mexican restaurant right off the main street in Shell Beach near Pismo Beach. Parking on the street is quick and easy. The restaurant is nothing fancy; but is clean. The menu is somewhat limited; but there are choices for whatever taste...More

Thank REVoigt
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Everything I've had at Zorro's is great. I'm there when they open and it fills up quickly. It's a big breakfast so come hungry. The sausage is wonderful. Service is nice and casual.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great food don't be put off by the outside appearance. Very friendly staff & reasonable prices. Ate here for breakfast & evening meal.

Thank Denise823
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Our hotel host recommend this place. At first we thought, can this really be a good restaurant? Once we got our meal we were convinced that it was. it's a homey place with seating both inside and out. Menus are provided and a waitress/waiter takes...More

Thank Rene V
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This is a small place and popular with the locals. I have visited twice and both times the food has been excellent. The patio would be nice in the summer. This will be my go to when I am in the area.

Thank Gmickers11661
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We split an omelet, which was plenty for both of us. Excellent food. Good attentive waitstaff. Can't wait to go there again.

Thank Rich M
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Food was OK the pork had way too much cumin..the shrimp tacos were good, beef was great, but the price for 2 adults 2 kids was over $70 no drinks.

Thank mdauth58
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Marianna M
27 July 2016|
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Response from Denise M | Reviewed this property |
Their website doesn't appear to list their hours. But we got there close to 8 pm and the place was filled with diners. They didn't look like they were about to close anytime soon.
7 June 2016|
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Response from Ace90266 | Reviewed this property |
Front patio - yes. Inside - no
21 April 2016|
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Response from Ace90266 | Reviewed this property |
Both menus are on this page, just scroll down. Go to the zorroscafe website, then click view menus.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 927 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-2053
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Shell Beach
  • Phone Number: 805-773-ZORO
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