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Wild Ginger Cafe

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2380 Main St, Ste G, Cambria, CA 93428-3431
+1 805-927-1001
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Wed 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Wed 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We just visited Cambria after spending two months in San Francisco, and the Wild Ginger Cafe in Cambria is better than all but one of the places we ate in the city. We had the chicken curry and the red snapper specials, and they were fantastic. We had our dog with us and ate on the patio; the vibe was... More 

Thank Scottygch
Sparks, Nevada
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128 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I've eaten in hundreds of restaurants during my life, from greasy diners to a few gourmet restaurants. The delicious meal I was served at the Wild Ginger Cafe took me by surprise. I wasn't expecting anything special. We were just looking for somewhere to eat. One of the specials was Braised Pork Belly. It arrived with a blend of five... More 

Thank Douglas R
Urbana, Illinois
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97 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This tiny restaurant is set up like a deli counter with a few tables. I don't think there's a restroom for the patrons- no space! That said, this is a sit down resturant with very innovative Asian-inspired menu options, presented beautifully. They make their own sorbet, which we had to try, of course. The proprietor is extremely friendly, and obviously... More 

Thank Cello12345
Foster City, California
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

There's more seating outside on the patio than there is inside the cute little café. This would be a good place to eat outside with your dog. The food is presented beautifully and smelled fantastic. My sister and I ordered from the regular menu and the daily special menu. The dishes did not disappoint. Fresh and tasty, but I did... More 

Thank mle94403
Cambria, California
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Owner and food designer Deborah and chef Alfredo deliver beauty to eye and palate and with a consistency that has turned us into regulars. Enchanting from the street, the enchantment deepens as you enter the intimate space and catch exotic aromas and read the board of daily specials. There are stalwart menu items that are hard to avoid, but then... More 

Thank tomcochrun
Pasadena, California
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Although I had been given the names of several restaurants by friends who have spent time in Cambria, this was not one of them and I can only think that they hadn't discovered it yet. The Asian fusion menu had my mouth watering before I ate. There was a delicious vegetarian butternut squash soup that was heavenly, and I had... More 

Thank 134paulinef
San Luis Obispo, California
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Teensy tiny interior, but has some patio seating too. This restaurant features innovative, fresh, elegant Thai type ethno-mix foods that are served with flair. I love it.

Thank SLL009
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Wow. This tiny restaurant only seats maybe 20 people at a time. We felt so lucky to squeeze in at about 9pm. A couple came in right after us and was turned away. We had one of the best meals we've ever had. The menu is ecclectic, Asian-fusion, local (San Luis Obispo farmers' market.) There are many gluten-free choices. We... More 

Thank wendyroseville
Richmond, California
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We visited at lunchtime and it was not busy. Dog friendly establishment and we sat outside on a lovely patio. Everything was absolutely delicious, fresh, and flavorful. We started with a squash coconut soup that was light and satisfying. Chosen entrees were pork with noodles and shrimp yellow curry. Both were good sized servings accompanied with a variety of fresh,... More 

Thank jane w
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Delicious Singapore cuisine with a twist and cooked to order. We loved the food . It was quiet during our stay so guess that's why it was just us!

Thank Anna R

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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
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2380 Main St, Ste G, Cambria, CA 93428-3431
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-1001

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