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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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American, French, Wine Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
788 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-2835
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was our second time eating here, and the food was great. It's a quiet little spot on the main strip in Cambria. We will definitely be back.

Thank Timothy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were spending the night in Cambria to visit Hearst Castle the following day. Our hotel clerk recommended Madeline's. What a culinary treat it was! We couldnt' find one thing wrong with our entire experience, from the moment we walked in the door until we...More

Thank msshields63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was better than expected. The gumbo was terrific, spicy but not overwhelming. My wife had the cod, and absolutely loved it. The “Diver Scallops” were excellent. Shared the Spinach salad, and it hit the spot Sorry to say that the Crab Cakes were a...More

Thank Reed W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cambria has a cute little downtown section, populated with art galleries, jewelry designers and the like— basically the selection of shops that line most upscale tourist towns. Tucked among them is “Madeline’s Restaurant and Wine Shop.” We visited here in a slow season, a week...More

1  Thank VickiBorn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Okay....so it’s been eight years since my first time at Madeline’s. That experience was one I talked about for years. I told everyone I knew to go to Madeline’s if they were in Cambria. So I went back this weekend and took my boyfriend. The...More

1  Thank EngineerTiffany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the #1 rated restaurant in Cambria. I highly recommend that you have reservations if your coming during prime-time. The restaurant is set in a front row home and decorated with a local flair. They have a excellent wine selection and the staff are...More

Thank robert j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible service for a high priced little hole in the wall. Sat for 20 minutes with only bread and water. Never once asked if we wanted a glass of wine or to take our order. Finally had enough and we walked out. Madelines almost ruined...More

Thank mercedfamily
cambriadining, Owner at Madeline's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Tracy M. First off I want to take a moment and offer up a no excuses apology for your experience with us at Madeline's Restaurant last night. I had the most wonder time meeting you both, getting your table ready by the window, and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are east coasters, every time we get to Cambria... Madelines is our first, and last dinner. It is a darling and cozy restaurant, the food is creative and excellent quality. The waitstaff is attentive and knowlegeable.. This past trip Caesar and Alexander were most...More

Thank HB1008
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We've been to Cambria many times and decided to try Madeline's. Our experience was fantastic. The service was excellent. Everyone was friendly from the host to the owner. Our server was very knowledgeable about both the wine and the dinner menu. We had the scallop...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 3 September 2018

enjoyed our dinner -food was good a little overpriced for the area, good service overall, nice atmosphere , located on main street in Cambria

Thank SGLA2017
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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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Yes that would cut the wait down
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • 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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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