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Dorn's Original Breakers Cafe

801 Market Ave, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2123
+1 805-772-4415
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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801 Market Ave, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2123
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've been going to Dorns for decades and it certainly never disappoints. Last week we went there with another couple and the fresh, local halibut was to die for. Love the nostalgia and the setting. We'll be back...!

Thank AHBaywalker
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were a large group and we were happy to get a reservation on a busy 3 day weekend. We were seated promptly, walking past many standing waiting for a table. There was no view in the room we were seated in. We asked them...More

Thank Cincin2100
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were greeted by Collen. It was so nice to see a smiling and gracious person as a host. She made us feel like we were in for something special. We were seated at a window table with what must be the best view in...More

Thank Irene T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place to have dinner and watch a sunset over the bay. Service was good and food was too. My husband loved the pasta pomedoro.

Thank Linda O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An old reliable that seems to be slipping - breakfast mediocre. Quite disappointing after many years of above average meals.

Thank travels007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went at 5:00 on a Sunday night. Had a table next to the window with view. The sour dough bread was hot and very good. One of us had a Caesar sals that had way too much cheese on it. The other started with...More

Thank KB9MNN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a group of 6 women who all ordered different items from a new server.....breakfast as well as lunch items. Everything came correctly! My Louie Salad was good with shrimp and crab; fresh warm sourdough bread was delicious. Brunch items included a mimosa. My...More

Thank Robincafoxa
Reviewed 7 February 2018

I haven't been to Dorn's in a while and on a recent trip with my adult kids, we decided to have dinner there. It was Super Bowl weekend and the place was busy but I was politely greeted and we were given a great table....More

Thank Janet T
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Once again, Dorn's provides a wonderful, relaxing meal and glass of wine. As a solo business traveler, I'm often looking for a great dining spot which doesn't seem to mind if I linger over my wine while I prepare for the next day of work....More

Thank Phyllis92104
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Whenever we stay in Morro Bay, we enjoy having dinner at Dorn's. The restaurant is cozy, views are amazing and food and service excellent. Nice wine selection also! We always enjoy it!

Thank Karin S
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Response from beachlovers4 | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is but I can't confirm it, a phone call should do it, enjoy!
23 November 2015|
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Response from Mick T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Can't help. We're back in Australia. Just call them. And while you're there in Morro Bay, check out all the Australian Red Flowering Gum trees! T g ere are more there than I gave ever seen in Australia in one town... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 Market Ave, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2123
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-4415
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