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Windows on the Water

699 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2276
+1 805-772-0677
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sand dabs” (47 reviews)
“lemon mousse” (9 reviews)
“halibut” (39 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
699 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2276
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Windows is the place to go for view, food, and atmosphere. It is elegant and lovely, romantic, and delicious! It is the place I always use when I need to buy a dinner gift certificate, everyone loves Windows on the Water. And don't miss Martini...More

1  Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had really looked forward to dining here based on the reviews, and were sorely disappointed. The sand dabs, which were touted as a signature dish, were not fresh; they arrived smelling fishy. The beef was tough, not at all worth the premium charged for...More

Thank LandCruisers
WindowsGM, General Manager at Windows on the Water, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello I want to sincerely apologize for the unpleasant incident you had at our restaurant. Your comments were most troubling but I want to unequivocally thank you for bringing this to my attention. Without your feedback I might never have known of it. It is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Windows on the Water is THE place to go for fine dining in Morro Bay. It’s pricier than most of the other establishments in town, but well worth it. First, there's the location: it sits on the upper level of the embarcadero and overlooks the...More

Thank rmongoos
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This was a return visit with friends from the local area. Our first visit was so enjoyable, we eagerly made reservations for another birthday dinner. Unfortunately, it was a bit of a disappointment. My husband's halibut was dry, the spinach looked and tasted like it...More

Thank Linda C
WindowsGM, General Manager at Windows on the Water, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Dear Linda, I want to sincerely apologize for the unacceptable meal you were served at our restaurant. Providing our guests with high quality, delicious food is one of our highest priorities. I am very sorry that your meal did not live up to the level...More

Reviewed 6 April 2018

Beautiful Restaurant and view. Throuroughly enjoyed me Swordfish, it's presentation and the wine pairing. Great evening!

Thank Casey C
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Great views of the bay. Be sure to reserve a window table. Seafood is great. One of my party had a flat iron steak unlike any I have ever seen, looked like a filet, sliced like a roast, and my taste was very tasty. Unusual...More

Thank Z7011UDmichaelp
Reviewed 2 April 2018

If you go for the atmosphere alone, you will not be disappointed. A little on the pricey side, but well worth the price. Perfect for a first Anniversary or any Anniversary dinner. A great selection of wines to make the meal perfect. Give it a...More

Thank hungrynomore2016
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The bag here is decidedly mixed — the experience can run from "truly commendable" to "not recommendable". On average it warrants a "not bad" but there are potential "not good" problems in the dining experience. First, the location and the views are wonderful. The ambiance...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 26 March 2018

My family and I had what could best be described as just a really, really great meal. Nothing over the top, just solid. Wonderful service. Quality food. Excellent wine and drinks. Such a welcoming place.

Thank pac0450
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Looking for great dinner? Come to Windows on the Water. Windows on the Water will afford you great food selection, bold flavors, right size portions and prices view of Morro Rock across the water. Time your dinner right and you'll be treated to a sunset...More

1  Thank Ori A
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Questions & Answers
8 May 2015|
Response from WindowsGM | Property representative |
Hello, We do offer a children's menu with Pepperoni or Cheese Pizza, Chicken Tenders and Pasta.
24 January 2015|
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Response from WindowsGM | Property representative |
Hello, Sorry about the delay in getting back to you. I just received this. When you come in please notify your server and she will help you with selecting your menu choices. Thank you, Windows on the Water
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 699 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2276
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-0677
  • E-mail
Located on the water in the Morro Bay, Windows on the Water celebrates the finest the Central Coast of California has to offer. Fresh, local and sustainable ingredients, an extensive wine and beer list of local and international labels, the best in local musicians each Monday, Thursday and Saturday night, and arguably the most dramatic view on the coast. Join us in the bar for a drink and bar specials and dinner nightly from our menu created by our award-winning executive chef, Neil Smith.
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