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The Sow's Ear Cafe

2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
+1 805-927-4865
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“bread” (93 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
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Reviewed 8 June 2015

Decided to eat here based on the menu which said comfort food. It was quaint and intimate and we had the best meal ever. My husband had the steak and I had swordfish. Everything was delicious including their freshly baked bread which is called their...More

Thank fergieworld
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Food delicious and service even better. Very friendly and authentic staff members, We would go back in a heart beat!

Thank Echew
Reviewed 5 June 2015

The Sow's ear is a nice place to eat and staff were very friendly, but the food was very average and without much flavor. I had the chicken breast with a peach glaze and my husband had the short ribs. Both dishes were without flavor...More

Thank KidsRGrown
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

This is the 3rd year our family has eaten here over Memorial Day weekend and we live it!! They have comfort food done right. Love the chicken fried steak, chicken and biscuits, and beef stroganoff. The mud pie for desert is also special. And they...More

Thank DuckMagee
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Recommended by the locals and we were told to try the Fisherman's Stew. Awesome!! Fresh and in a nice light sauce (not tomato or cream based.) It's not something I would normally try but after eating at The Sow's Ear - it's not to be...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Do yourself a huge favor, plan your day in Cambria around dinner at The Sow's Ear. I say plan, because you'll need to be ready to enjoy the succulent short ribs, flavorful and fork tender, these are melt in your mouth delicious. My companions enjoyed...More

Thank ElaineXezonatos
Reviewed 21 May 2015

Dinner at the Sow's ear was good. I had lobster pot pie, which was very tasty and had a fair amount if lobster in it. Julienne veggies served wi it were also very tasty. Service was very good. Waiter was attentive and helpful. Dessert was...More

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 20 May 2015

I'm a sucker for pot pies when back in the States, and I'm usually happy to find a supermarket that provides a selection. But Sow's Ear makes theirs with Lobster, and a whole bunch of other fresh and tasty ingredients, topped off with a wonderfully...More

Thank AvuncularAmerican
Reviewed 13 May 2015 via mobile

From entering this restaurant I was in a cosy world of heaven. The food was healthy and very flavoursome, the bread in the flower pots added to the charm of this delightful establishment. One of the places I shall remember Califiornia for.!!

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 12 May 2015

Ate dinner here on a recent trip. Had the ribs which were good, just not great. Service was very good, ambience is very nice, and unlike a few other places in Cambria, they did not nickel and dime me for a bottle of water (though...More

Thank Bill S
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10 January 2017|
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Response from mjke1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I called The Sow's Ear tonight; they are not set up to take online reservations. You can call them at 805/927-4865. If you call before they open at 5:00PM, you can leave a message and they will call you back... More
26 October 2016|
Response from KaarnEgge | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, you'll have to call the restaurant. Good luck.
26 October 2016|
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Response from PABernard | Reviewed this property |
No, I do not think they are open....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-4865
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