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Custom House

404 Front St, Avila Beach, CA 93424
+1 805-595-7555
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (91 reviews)
“fish and chips” (57 reviews)
“salad” (63 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
404 Front St, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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1 - 10 of 931 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

My boyfriend and I were up in Avila a couple weeks ago and spent Sunday at Avila beach and loved it. This restaurant is a bit rustic, but the food is delicious and fun atmosphere. We sat at the bar, had brunch & bloody mary's...More

Thank Connie O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I drove over here during a visit to San Luis Obispo, I enjoyed the atmosphere and the beach side location. I had chowder and fish & chips, the food came quickly and tasted great. I recommend this spot and expect to be back many times.

Thank Hillrm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Because I was on a little get away with my 5 yr old granddaughter, I wasn't able to try some of the other choices at Avila Beach.. she's a fussy eater. But we both really liked our meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner at Custom House....More

Thank bonniec213
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stopped in for lunch after being at the beach for the morning. It was quite windy, so we chose to sit indoors. It was very busy, but we were seated very quickly. There is quite an extensive menu and the prices...More

Thank Grant F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the twin filet mignon meal and my husband had the blackened rib eye. Both steaks were cooked perfectly to our tastes and very good quality meat. We love coming to Custom House when in Avila Beach, but I must say, this was our...More

Thank tym4zin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for lunch today. They have a nice outdoor patio with views of the ocean. Unfortunately, it was a windy day so we sat inside. The restaurant was crowded and we were told the wait would be about 10 minutes. We saw some...More

Thank gameluver
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had breakfast with a Bloody Mary on the patio and enjoyed this place so much we came back for dinner!

Thank Lynne D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was a little slow but the food was well with the wait. The New England clam chowder is top notch.

Thank nyclevelandfan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food, fantastic adult beverages, perfect view!These dishes consisted of Salmon, Surf n Turf, coconut shrimp,and crab cakes. Absolutely delicious!

Thank hightower92
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect location near Avila beach. Big hall with very convenient tables and chairs. Specialize in seafood but not only. Very big dishes. I ordered fresh catch with snapper caught in Moro Bay and it was OK but not superb. But it is still can be...More

Thank Vitaliy94080
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D7788ERdeborahb
25 January 2017|
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Response from HappyWandererQ | Reviewed this property |
We only drank beer there. Best bet is to call them and ask.
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Phil C
26 July 2016|
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Response from Sal E | Reviewed this property |
Sorry that I didn't see this message - Yelp informs you right away when you have a message! I do not know if I saw any dogs but I can guess that most out door establishments do allow dogs. Sorry again for the delayed answer!
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elidacapilla
26 April 2016|
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Response from Sal E | Reviewed this property |
Why are questions for the business being directed to the customers?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 35
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 Front St, Avila Beach, CA 93424
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Avila Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-595-7555
Description
Just steps away from the beautiful Avila Beach, Custom House offers a casual dining experience with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. Come and have a drink at our cocktail bar, or dine on our patio while gazing out across the beautiful San Luis Bay. With favorites like fresh fish, hand cut steaks, refreshing salads and our specialty appetizers, our menu has something for everyone. Our food is prepared with the utmost attention to quality. We receive fresh meat, vegetables and fruit daily. With our kitchen only steps away from the ocean, we are able to serve the absolute freshest seafood available. At Custom House, an excellent dining experience is our top priority. Our Central Coast beach-side location holds beautiful views with a casual atmosphere, the perfect spot for a meal with family and friends.
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