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Zorro's Cafe & Cantina

927 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-2053
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chili” (28 reviews)
“tacos” (26 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
927 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-2053
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Zorro's is on Price Street, and this is a busy relatively fast) street. So although there was a musician singing songs, that combined with the traffic noise and other conversation, made the whole place really loud. The food was just OK. The clam chowder was...More

Thank beni78
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Cute little neighborhood restaurant. Has indoor and outside seating. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Makes their own homemade salsa which is excellent and you can buy a jar. No ocean view, but definitely worth a visit. Wait staff was very friendly. Enjoy!

Thank LindaKayC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Zorro's offers late breakfast, but we decided to have lunch. They also offer a doggie menu with many options. My husband & I shared California chicken melt with fries (can be substituted ie. Fruit & more). My husband also had their "peoples choice award winning"...More

Thank Sillyscubacat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I keep wanting this place to be excellent. I love the small size, the decor, the high energy and the staff (who really enjoy each other!). The chips are fresh and the salsa is very good. Each time we go here we have something that...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

The food here was oriented around the Latino culture but offered some classic burgers and solid fish. The restaurant often has a wait list for 5-10 minutes but on a nice day can be very rewarding and nice. I would speak highly of this restaurant...More

Thank Sidarth G
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

The food was quite good with more than adequate size portions. Certainly worth the price which about average for a family restaurant in this area. The service was good. All this considered this is a place worth returning to.

Thank MNVikesfan
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Food was good in this casual setting. We didn't have anything that was amazing but the dishes were all on the good level. Carnitas burrito, carnitas plate and kids chicken nuggets. I don't think you will go wrong here but it's not off the charts...More

Thank S R
Reviewed 20 December 2017

We wanted some Mexican food we tried something different, I had chicken enchiladas and they are not stingy they were filled with chicken, great flavor. The venue was good a small place but very busy and all the staff was friendly. I definitely would eat...More

Thank 54cm_1962
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Zorro's is a small local eatery with a single dining room of maybe ten tables, plus a five-or six-seat bar (beer and wine only) and a few outdoor tables. It's in an unimpressive brick building, but the walls are painted bright orange and are hung...More

Thank Taylor K
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Since this stretch of Shell Beach has little in the way of a sit down meal, this remains a popular place with lots of hype. To the consternation of locals, you can often drive by and see a significant line! While this place does seem...More

Thank Paul M
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Marianna M
28 July 2016|
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Response from Rafael B | Reviewed this property |
I guess we were lucky the day we got in, on a Friday at around 8 pm, very quick service.
8 June 2016|
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Response from Richard K | Reviewed this property |
Front patio - yes. Inside - no
22 April 2016|
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Response from Richard K | Reviewed this property |
Both menus are on this page, just scroll down. Go to the zorroscafe website, then click view menus.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 927 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-2053
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Shell Beach
  • Phone Number: 805-773-ZORO
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