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Mr Ricks

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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404 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424
+1 805-595-7425
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11:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The place is right on the sea front and offers good, but limited food, a range of liquors and beer well served and a great atmosphere day or night with live bands supplementing good background sounds. Bit heavy on security but I guess it keeps the place under control at times when needed, not that we saw any trouble.

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Thank JonHollick
Oakland, California
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59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Stopped in for a couple drinks while visiting this cute little town. I had the special Bloody Mary, they advertise it as their special mix. It was OK, I like spicy bloodies, this one was just hot for the sake of being hot, not much else. Music was too loud for our taste so my wife and I had our... More 

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Thank MCAce007
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2017

My husband enjoyed his 805 beer & the calm chowder bread bowls were great . It was a very rainy day, so the huge full window front was great so we could enjoy watching the crashing waves while enjoying our lunch. The staff were very friendly and fun. My husband calls Mr. Rice his favorite man-cave.

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Thank Cheryl Shelly A
Bakersfield Ca
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We spent a pleasant afternoon at Mr. Rick's bar. It was a beautiful sunny day and we were fortunate to have a table outside in the patio area. The drinks were really good and generous with the spirits. The price is what you would pay anywhere on the beach. They have a nice menu with a variety of special items.... More 

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Thank John B
Nipomo, United States
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This is a great place to hear live music and dance right on the beach. In the summer they have bands outside on Friday afternoons and most weekends they have live bands and dancing inside. They have seating both inside and outside.

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Thank Catherine O
Lake Elsinore, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Great location, delicious food and drinks, but without table service on the patio it can't be five dots. Outside patio is much nicer, with a view of the pier, ocean and boardwalk. The bar staff was knowledgeable and friendly, but they seemed very rushed having to deal with both the bar and the tables.

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Thank Henry J
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I don't live very far from here ,so if I'm ever in the area I will always stop by for a tasty drink, and they are not stingy with the liquor 😊

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Thank Susie C
San Francisco, California
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83 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to enjoy a drink or a bite. Sit out on the deck, or even inside near the large open doors, and take in the beautiful view of Avila Beach and the boardwalk. Friendly staff mix great drinks and have nice selection of beers on tap and wines by the glass. Excellent bar food, especially the fish tacos and... More 

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Thank gitanomericano
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Each time we went we got a very warm welcome from the staff! Everyone is very friendly and my fiancé thinks their garlic fries are even better than at dodger stadium! We were introduced to the new Jameson by the bartender. Jukebox is great but they also have live music!

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Thank Armida R
Redwood City, California
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Disappointed that the hotel TV cable was not carrying the Sunday football games we wanted to watch, we set out in search of the live music we could hear. We ordered wine and garlic fries and we able to watch the Bay Area football teams play while listening to the live music. Very enjoyable.

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Thank Robert C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Avila Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-595-7425
Description
great happy hour mon-thurs 5:30 7 pm great specialty drinks!! live music/dj too

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?