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Cavalier Restaurant

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9415 Hearst Dr, Cavalier Oceanfront Resort, San Simeon, CA 93452-9724
+1 805-927-3276
00:00 - 23:59
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Phoenix, Arizona
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate several times at this restaurant during our stay at the Cavalier resort. For 3 morning we order eggs over medium and the would be way over cooked and had to be redone. We had lunch and dinner at the restaurant and found the food to be very good and the price was to be expected for the location.... More 

Thank Gary_Val_AZ
Buxton, Oregon
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food wasn't bad, but neither was it worth what we had to pay. Even for a resort community such as San Simeon, $15.00 for a burger and iced tea seems a bit excessive for a motel coffee shop, regardless of what they choose to call themselves.

Thank Jim V
Clayton, California
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658 reviews
415 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My impression is that this is a nice looking coffee shop that exists to serve the guests of the attached motel. We came here for lunch and, while not overwhelmed, were satisfied with our meals. We had the Pacific snapper (small but tasted fresh), the hamburger (Hearst Ranch sourced-tasted okay), the clam chowder (good taste but really thick, like too... More 

Thank Dale W
Petoskey, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My eggs were ordered over medium and served crispy outside, my homemade beef hash was full of gristle, thus mostly not edible. The potatoes were very good, but I was disappointed that the other items were not. I would not eat here again.

Thank unci12
San Francisco, California
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99 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perhaps because we went with low expectations after reading some of the mixed reviews, we were genuinely surprised. Four stars instead of five for their being slightly slow and for the limited drinks menu. Those aside, service was cheerful and welcoming. The 1/3lb grass fed burger was juicy and my honey's club sandwich could have suited her for two meals.... More 

Thank Alex B
Apple Valley, California
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

IMO, service was slow and part of my food "forgotten" - should I forget the tip? Stayed at the motel next door, would have loved this place to be better. Would not go back.

Thank avoma42
Skaneateles, New York
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last year we were traveling from San Francisco to Los Angeles and stopped at this restaurant for lunch. The food was good and the view of the ocean was lovely. Last month we were going to visit Hearst Castle and decided to stay overnight at the Cavalier. We had dinner and breakfast here. The food was excellent , we had... More 

Thank Pearmartini
Simi Valley, California
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We ate breakfast and dinner at least twice & both were excellent. The staff is friendly, efficient, and the food was well prepared. I had the best liver & onions I've ever had here.

Thank spikeandchopper
Ensenada, Mexico
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270 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Had breakfast here, service was average as was the food, prices were above average. Not much to write about. Oh almost forgot! Fresh fruit was frozen...

Thank anlof9
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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent! Lots of choices. Waitresses friendly and helpful. Reasonably priced for the area. It was dark when we ate there, but would have been an awesome ocean view during the day!

Thank Foxfamilyfresno

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Soups, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9415 Hearst Dr, Cavalier Oceanfront Resort, San Simeon, CA 93452-9724
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Simeon
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-3276

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