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Madeline's Restaurant

788 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-2835
+1 805-927-4175
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, French, Wine Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
788 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-2835
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice staff and great food. (The sea bass was excellent.) Madeline’s Restaurant is our favorite in Cambria and we always go back.

Thank Ukiahdds
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here with my husband for my birthday hoping to try the chef's tasting menu after reading the glowing reviews. Unfortunately, they no longer offer the tasting menu Fri-Sun(?), basically the busy nights. However, it's my understanding that it is offered during the week...More

1  Thank cheyrod21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mother and I were attending a knitting class weekend. About 30 of us had a wonderful dinner at Madeline's. All the food was excellent with the halibut special really standing out. The wine selections were perfect. They did an excellent job of taking care...More

Thank LNSchmidt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been to Madeline’s a few times and the food is always great. I have ordered the flourless chocolate tart to go a couple of times it’s REALLY good.

Thank mikey3600
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the Five Course Tasting Menu for two people last night. The food accompanied with the wine selected for each course was excellent. Chef David and his staff provide a warm ambiance to match the excellent food. From abalone, to wild mushroom salad, to...More

Thank sandeepants
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was amazed and delighted with everything about this place. Ambience is glowing with French cafe charm. Warm, cozy room. Cody the server was A+ with his polished, friendly service. Did a wine tasting with my dinner - so fun. Scallops blew me away. Perfect. Octopus...More

Thank Maggers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely one of the best restaurants in Cambria. I celebrated my birthday here with my husband. Our waitress was so nice and friendly. I ordered the special of Sand Dabs and it was delicious. My husband had their very well known Stuffed Chicken Breast which...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely among the best in Cambria food-quality-wise (there are at least a dozen 5 star restaurants in Cambria). However, I knock it down two stars because tables are crammed in. On our last visit a waiter's butt was hanging over our table for 8 minutes...More

Thank norsky100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food at Madeline's is terrific. If you are a small plates/tapas fan, this is a find. It doesn't advertise itself as such, but the appetizers are excellent. There is a full menu, but those days are behind me. We enjoyed a luscious octopus, very...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed this restaurant. It is small and a bit cramped (especially near the bar, which also serves as the route to the kitchen). We ordered a variety of dishes, including lapin (or rabbit, for those allergic to French), sea bass and chicken cordon bleu....More

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Response from Korina M | Reviewed this property |
I would call them....they are amazing and accommodating. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$32
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 788 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-2835
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-4175
Wine Tasting Room by Day & Restaurant by Night! I think one of the best ways to get the full experience of Madeline's is to visit our open daily wine tasting room where you can try some of the best boutique wines that the central coast has to offer and then finish off your custom wine tasting with dinner in our full service dining room! We thank you for spending a few moments on our website and hope you enjoy all that the central coast has to offer. See you soon! David - Chef/Owner
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