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Ruddell's Smokehouse

101 D St, Cayucos, CA 93430-1107
+1 805-995-5028
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“smoked fish” (70 reviews)
“taco” (83 reviews)
“albacore” (45 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Fast food
101 D St, Cayucos, CA 93430-1107
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Picked up a package of smoked albacore to enjoy with a light bread that we had picked up from the bakery. Delish!

Thank Dianne and Cesa... R
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wife and I confirmed on our third visit, this is the real deal. Killer, on our must "go back" list. Try all the tacos, but rx the both fish n the pork. Celery, apple in a taco? Yess. Sauces not needed, but very enhancing.Worth detour...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 1 week ago

For people cruising the California coast. or people driving to visit the Hearst Castle, there is some sad news but some good news. "Smoker Jim" the founder and much beloved Cayucos businessman, paddle boarder, surfer, fish smoker par excellent and all around adventurer recently passed...More

Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The smoked albacore tacos are to die for. They have celery, apple pieces and celantro ... delicious. It is a hole in the wall place for take out or set n chairs on the sidewalk

Thank allana s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never Disappoints! Love the smoked salmon tacos! Family also had the smoked salmon salad and smoked chicken tacos. All delicious! Quality, time and effort all evident in the preparation. Just a little hole in that wall by the pier downtown. Little plastic tables to sit...More

Thank gypsy90808
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Best fish tacos around! Many choices to choose from and they are all unique and delicious! The smoked albacore rocks!

Thank Jeanette G
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We live 3 hours away from this place, but when in Cayucos Pier, it’s a must stop for $6.00 shrimp taco, yes, a bit pricey for A taco, but well worth the money, they have this special hot sauce you can add to them, which...More

Thank Gloryaa
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended to us. It did not disappoint! There was already a line to order when they opened. Best shrimp taco I’ve ever had! No indoor seating so to go is the only way to go. Take your food and hang out on...More

Thank DfinLVR
Reviewed 20 November 2017

this place is ridiculously great. the smoked fish sounded so fab, but I had the smoked chicken with all the sauced and trimmings and I was in heaven. My husband also, but I forgot what he ordered (but not fish as he does not like...More

Thank Cheryl Y
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I think in general, us Brits do not really eat fish tacos. However, my wife and I are converted! We were passing thru recently after visiting Hearst Castle.Great resort Cayucos as well! I had the salmon taco, my wife had the local fish one, wow,...More

Thank Simon R
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 D St, Cayucos, CA 93430-1107
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cayucos
  • Phone Number: +1 805-995-5028
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