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Marisol at the Cliffs

$$ - $$$American, ,
2757 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-1602
+1 805-773-2511
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“salmon” (19 reviews)
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American, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2757 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-1602
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Reviewed 1 week ago

light dinner and drinks at sunset the view is amazing We enjoyed watching a wedding on the lawn below us. Our meal and drinks were really good.

Thank Sherrie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were delighted to stay at Pismo Beach cliffs resort hotel and visited the bar for cocktails and clam chowder in the first instance followed by an evening meal and more cocktails! We shared an appetiser of wings and main of Sliders. The best fries...More

Thank oanne044
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate there twice, once for dinner and once for breakfast. We both had New York steaks for dinner, and they were done correctly to order. Sides were tasty: I had the lobster mashed potatoes (a bit bland), and she had the mac and cheese....More

Thank BillSJ
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Last year I reviewed the Marisol Sunday brunch and my review showed that I was not happy. This year we went for dinner with out of town friends who had bot been to Marisol in three years. We requested a table outside and was told...More

1  Thank Russ R
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We walked up the path from another hotel to enjoy a late dinner here. The vibe was fun and the service very friendly. Go for a mai tai.

Thank JEVTodd
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We had an early reservation and ended up with most of the place to ourselves. A very beautiful restaurant, but we felt a little under dressed. The wait staff were accomodating and helpful. We ordered cocktails and they they gave us time and didn't rush...More

Thank Calgal13
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The breakfast staffs were friendly and apparently nice. The foods were fine and tasteful. I tried to order take out food for dinner and I notice lack of attention of small order. They forgot certain items which part of my order so I have to...More

Thank rickmark123
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We went for "happy hour" but it wasn't much of a happy hour. House wine for happy hour is $7/glass. Appetizers tasted good but overpriced I thought. Our table in the back didn't have much of a view, which is what you must be paying...More

Thank ranger U
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

It's complicated to give this restaurant 3 stars because my hunch is we just had a bad experience on an off night, so please take this into consideration. The food was excellent and the location is also lovely. I can recommend it based on those...More

Thank Moxie M
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner at a nice ocean view table. The service was awesome and the food was very good. We had the calamari to start and it was good, but not great. Then we both had the salmon as an entree. It...More

1  Thank mid65
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15 February 2016|
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Response from Greenwich78 | Reviewed this property |
We went there in the evening and didn't see a flag ..sorry.
9 May 2015|
Response from TJ F | Reviewed this property |
According to their website, they serve lunch between 11 - 2. Check out their website if you would like more info on them.
Brenda W
3 January 2015|
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Response from Kathy G | Reviewed this property |
I would go with either Uber or a car rental. Since I am from the Los Angeles area, I had my own vehicle. Sorry I can't be of further help, but I hope tat you enjoy your vacation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2757 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-1602
    (Spy Glass)
  • Public Transportation: The bus stops right in front of the cliffs or down the street at spy glass.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Pismo Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-773-2511
  • E-mail
"Marisol" translates to "The Sun and the Sea" and no where is this more evident than through the flavors of the food. The menu at "Marisol" has been developed as New American Cuisine. As the premier choice of Pismo Beach restaurants, all of the dishes at "Marisol" are prepared with a soulful touch by Chef de Cuisine Victor Flores, featuring produce from fields of local farmers, seafood fresh off the boats of local fishermen, and naturally raised meats and poultry. The wine list for "Marisol" is awarded by Wine Spectator and has an amazing wines by the glass page with many local wines from Monterey to Santa Barbara County. For the finest oceanfront dining experience, try our award-winning Pismo Beach California restaurant "Marisol at the Cliffs".
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