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901 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2149
+1 805-772-2411
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

everything is good my wife and I love this place. we started eating there two years ago during our vacations. now that we live here. could not wait to eat there again. but had to wait until they reopened

Thank Brenda M
Moorpark, California
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703 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 349 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They really pile the handcarved roast slices onto a big fresh roll that you then dip into a yummy aus jus. Add the cheese of your choice. I also like to add a bit of horseradish to the aus jus for an extra kick. We've never found a better roast beef sandwich - goodness knows we've tried! The outside deck... More 

Thank Linda C
Orange, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I find the french dip and the fish and chips adequate, the prices were moderate and it's usually cold inside. The french dip was very salty and lacking flavor the fish and chips were a bit too greasy. We have been going to the Hofbrau for about 25 years but have seen a decline in service and quality of food... More 

Thank Jonathan M
Morro Bay, California
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have gone to the Hofbrau many times over the years. I almost always get the Beef Dip/French Dip sandwich. My husband has ordered their burgers, fried fish, and a couple other items, and they were all delicious. They are a little more expensive than some of the other restaurants by the time you add fries and... More 

Thank Laura D
Vancouver, Canada
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785 reviews
340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hofbrau offers good and reasonably priced food in a water front location right in Morro Bay.Nothing fancy. Good sandwiches and fried seafood, etc.

Thank Linda S
Morro Bay, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you visit Morro Bay, you have to go to the Hofbrau! Located right on the bay, it's kind of a funky place that hasn't changed in years; and that's a good thing.You stand in line to order from the person carving a huge hunk of beef. The french dip sandwiches are to die for, and they also have hamburgers,... More 

Thank 4evrxms
Adelaide, Australia
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We were staying just up the road so wanted somewhere close to walk to for our evening meal. It was quite busy which is always a good sign. Service was quick and the staff were friendly. It looked like the customers were a mix of locals and tourists. We easily founds items on the menu that suited us and our... More 

Thank Melanie B
Fresno, California
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were visiting the coast and wanted to have dinner where they offered seafood with an ocean view. When we walked in there were only a few patrons, but when we left after dinner the wait line was out the door. I ordered the seafood shrimp basket and substituted the fries with a garden salad. The shrimp was good and... More 

Thank CFIPilotsWife
Gallipolis, Ohio
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97 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

My cousin and I stopped here on the way up the PCH from LAX to Frisco and we were very pleased. Gorgeous view of Morro Rock and the Bay. The prime rib sandwich was HUGE and the chicken tortilla soup was homemade and the best I've ever had no kidding. I would love to have their recipe!

Thank Neal P
Lincoln, CA
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106 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great roast beef/ french dip sandwiches. Made fresh every day. Great view of the bay. Well priced. Nice assortment of beers on tap.

Thank bntzmimi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Soups, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2149
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-2411

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?