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The Sow's Ear Cafe

2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
+1 805-927-4865
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
17:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been coming to the Sow's Ear for years and always have a wonderful experience from the bread to dessert - everything is delightful and not terribly expensive for fine dining. The cream of mushroom soup was to die for and the catfish was...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Comfort food in comfortable surroundings. Though reservations are recommended my friends & I were able to get seated quickly. Waiters are friendly & even accommodated a request to change tables after the first course was delivered. No hassle, no fuss. Servings are the right size...More

Thank 200lindamarieh
Reviewed 1 week ago

after having average food at moonstone beach cafe and terrible Mexican food at las cabritas, my wife and I were ready for a good meal. if you like short ribs you will love this place! Best food in town. Had wine by the glass [jlohr...More

1  Thank davidlu34
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I did a lot of research on Cambria restaurants and we took a chance on Sows Ear. The main reason was the menu items at first. Once we entered we were plesantly surprise to be placed in the small dining room which...More

1  Thank Stacy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was delicious. I had the country fried steak and my husband had the stroganoff. Both were amazing. A cozy spot to share a meal.

Thank Keri C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our tasty meal and friendly service at The Sow's Ear, while surrounded by charming decor along with a warm, cozy fireplace. The flowerpot bread was particularly interesting -- but more for show, the taste was a bit lacking.

1  Thank PeanutButters
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I had heard from others about this tiny restaurant on the main drag in Cambria. Looks old, rather dark BUT? Small, intimate for those who enjoy quiet or even romance. I had the most incredible Kobe NY steak cooked to perfection with...More

Thank MsBunny2011
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We came here on a Monday afternoon. The place was not busy, but we were a bit early for dinner. They do have an early dinner menu, which my boyfriend ordered his meal from. We were first offered an interesting bread combo baked in a...More

Thank areteacher
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We ate here while visiting Cambria. The place is a throwback to the 70's with barn wood walls, pig memorabilia everywhere and an aging hippie vibe. The food was good. I had the beef stroganoff, which was made with high quality beef and tasty sauce....More

Thank DrDadrwp
Reviewed 22 June 2017

DELISH!!! We had dinner here to celebrate my birthday. We love Cambria and LOVE most if the quaint restaurants. Sow's Ear is cozy, great food and terrific wine list.

Thank sdrnek22
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Questions & Answers
10 January 2017|
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Response from mjke1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I called The Sow's Ear tonight; they are not set up to take online reservations. You can call them at 805/927-4865. If you call before they open at 5:00PM, you can leave a message and they will call you back... More
26 October 2016|
Response from KaarnEgge | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, you'll have to call the restaurant. Good luck.
26 October 2016|
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Response from PABernard | Reviewed this property |
No, I do not think they are open....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-4865
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