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Bayside Cafe

10 State Park Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2430
+1 805-772-1465
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nachos” (18 reviews)
“chowder” (29 reviews)
“mud pie” (12 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 State Park Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2430
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Quaint, awesome location, live music some evenings, Breakfast is so good. Fresh food good prices. Lots to choose from.

Thank raquelw557
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped by with the family ...hoping for breakfast but instead got lunch. A BIG lunch! Portions huge!! Food very good and reasonably priced... Cassidy was super friendly and very attentive to all our needs! Coffee also 'hit the spot' and tasted superb! Many may not...More

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Los Osos and had read many great reviews about this place. We went for dinner and tried the Calamari strips and chowder which were just okay. My partner had the linguini and clams and I ordered the blackened ahi. His dish was...More

Thank Tammy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The last few years, we have eaten here every time we visit the coast. They are very welcoming to dogs and will seat you on the patio with your furry friend. But, the wait is usually long and the food is not always worth it....More

1  Thank Colleen R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the quiet spot away from the touristy embarcadero area but honestly, the food was not that great. The crab cakes were so thin they were almost tasteless, the chowder a bit watery and the chips were cold.

Thank P M
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We live in Los Osos and have been to the Bayside Cafe countless times. Although our family orders pretty much the same menu items each time we visit (enchiladas, fish tacos, veggie Tostadas, catch of the day sandwich, chowder in a bread bowl, Salmon, and...More

Thank MBR44
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We've been riding bicycles past this place for a while and decided to try it out for lunch. Its a "down by the water" shack with a nice views of Morro Bay from the inside (but not from the patio). If you go there, its...More

1  Thank CaliTexan22
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Went for lunch after some friends had recommended it and enjoyed it so much that we went back the next day to try other dishes! Would definitely go back the next time we're in Morro Bay. Good variety of menu options to choose from and...More

Thank Gakster14
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Indoor & patio dining. Beautiful view is the bay and Friendly staff with excellent service. Best fish & chips and amazing clam chowder. Patio is dog friendly.

Thank rslotown2010
Reviewed 23 May 2017

When my husband and I come to Morro Bay we always stop here for a wonderful meal. Everything we've had here is delicious. We had the Cob Salad which was excellent and the California Chowder best in the area. We were biking and my husband...More

Thank 13bstock01
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 State Park Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2430
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-1465
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Bayside Cafe is nestled in the beautiful State Park Marina across from the entrance to the State Park Campground on lower State Park Road. The views of the back bay are astounding and unique.The food is very fresh with all homemade items including soups, salad dressing, sauces and desserts. You will not be disappointed by the friendly service and wide range of food items offered. A dog friendly outdoor patio is also a plus for our animal lovers.Oh, and by the way, we are NOT open for breakfast as has been stated by trip adviser.....sorry.Open every day for lunch starting at 11:00am and including service of dinners on Thursday through Sunday.See you there.
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