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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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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
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Reviewed 14 June 2015

The Sow's Ear has been a favorite dinner spot for my wife and I for years when we've visited Cambria and it has never disappointed us. We recently had dinner on our 43rd anniversary here and the super friendly service, excellent food and cozy atmosphere...More

Thank mediamaker
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed in Moonstone Landing for one night and the girl on reception recommend this restaurant. It is very cosy with a lovely atmosphere. The food was amazing for the price. The staff were attentive and nothing was too much trouble. We spoke to a...More

Thank Bernadette M
Reviewed 13 June 2015

We wandered in to this restaurant after a day of driving. It was hands down the best meal we have ever had. We ordered the brie and the calamari off the appetizer menu and it was a lot of food. Great wine list, great staff....More

Thank MandM0705
Reviewed 11 June 2015

This is a great little restaurant - quiet and casually elegant. The food is quite good - I had the halibut and it was baked just right. The prices are fair for the food you get. This may not be the place to dine with...More

Thank CyndiMom
Reviewed 8 June 2015

We decided to eat here based on the reviews while while staying 1 night in Cambria. The service was fairly average and we were seated in the back half of the restaurant in a dark corner. I had the shrimp scampi which was bland and...More

Thank BTM39
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
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
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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