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Great American Fish Co

1185 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2039
+1 805-772-4407
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“halibut” (22 reviews)
“rice pilaf” (6 reviews)
“garlic bread” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
1185 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2039
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Reviewed 6 days ago

good food- moderately priced local seafood- the bar on the parking lot is all locals- fisherman, bluecollar, and retirees. good times and generous pours. lot of stories

Thank Skip H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this restaurant because it was the only one open past 7:00 on a weeknight. The food was fine, service was okay, portions okay, but very expensive.More

Thank NightowlCalifornia
Travis L, Owner at Great American Fish Co, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We do our best to offer affordable dining over the water. We try to maintain a menu with plenty of variety at different price points. Perhaps in the future you may want to look into our dishes offered in senior...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a party of five looking for something other than turkey on Thanksgiving. Great looking place with great views. Only a five minute wait for a table. Restaurant was packed so the slow service on a holiday was understandable. Warm garlic bread was very...More

Thank Michael R
Travis L, Owner at Great American Fish Co, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again soon when we are able to better our performance from a customer service standpoint. We appreciate all the positives and negatives of your review as we strive to be the best at what we...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017

Been back many times over the years. Right on the water with great sunset views. Easy parking and fun atmosphere. Full bar and can be busy on the weekends. Surf and Turf food with good service. Not the cleanest place we have dined. A varied...More

Thank Dan E
Travis L, Owner at Great American Fish Co, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Please let us know where we can improve on cleanliness for your future visits. I do apologize if the restaurant was out of sorts...perhaps an untidy restroom? We strive for excellance and any suggestions you have are greatly appreciated. Thank...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

Hadn't been here for a while so I gave it a try last night for dinner. On the downside it is a tad bit spendy for what you get but the food was all very good. I was pleased to find wild caught Pacific salmon...More

Thank c21bill
Travis L, Owner at Great American Fish Co, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. I appreciate your honesty about prices. We do strive to offer affordable choices and variety for our waterfront location and will continue to search for fresh, quality products to bring to the table at the best pricepoint possible. I see...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We liked it it wont change your life. But the steamed clams , chowder and bread were nice .The view was great and our waiter was preppyMore

Thank Kelly C
Travis L, Owner at Great American Fish Co, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your input. All the information you provide helps us to be the best at what we offer. Please feel free to offer any suggestions that might get us to that ‘life changing’ status you mention. Thank you again and we hope to...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017

I was seduced by the banner outside the restaurant "Mesquite Grill". Maybe I mistook it for Mesquite BBQ. Despite being a seafood restaurant, I felt more like a good steak and thought it would be exceptional if it was Mesquite bbq'd. I chose the Top...More

Thank jerock
Travis L, Owner at Great American Fish Co, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry about any confusion. We cook over an open flame using mesquite charcoal. This method provides a hint of mesquite flavor that is not too overwhelming for any one entree prepared this way. Our fish options are excellant...i suggest the macadamia halibut that is often...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017

It was out fall get away down the coast heading to Pismo Beach. Had to stop after exploring to get the best sea food in town. Had family from Kansas and they were so happy we took them there. They foundered on sea food. Service...More

Thank Joy P
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Awesome, another hit on the Embarcadero. I ordered the Special, Seafood Platter, scallops, shrimp, seabass, mushrooms, in a saute of butter and broth. Excellent! Service is super nice and efficient. Another go back place. Plenty of free parking. Beautiful views.

Thank HBwino
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Nice place, pleasant music, good views, decent food. We were a little disappointed because we ate here twice a few months ago and really liked it. The coconut shrimp was a bit hard & not real flavorful. Fries are mediocre. A bit expensive for what...More

Thank westerntravelwizard
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Justlynn J
26 January 2017|
Response from Travis L | Property representative |
Sorry.. Not currently but we have future plans for outside dining in the works. Thanks for inquiring.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Groups
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: 1185 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2039
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-4407
  • E-mail
Great American Fish Company overlooks the Morro Bay Harbor serving Mesquite Broiled Fish and Steaks that we've been famous for since 1980.
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