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Great American Fish Co

1185 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2039
+1 805-772-4407
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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1185 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2039
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been back many times over the years. Right on the water with great sunset views. Easy parking and fun atmosphere. Full bar and can be busy on the weekends. Surf and Turf food with good service. Not the cleanest place we have dined. A varied...More

Thank Dan E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hadn't been here for a while so I gave it a try last night for dinner. On the downside it is a tad bit spendy for what you get but the food was all very good. I was pleased to find wild caught Pacific salmon...More

Thank c21bill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We liked it it wont change your life. But the steamed clams , chowder and bread were nice .The view was great and our waiter was preppy

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I was seduced by the banner outside the restaurant "Mesquite Grill". Maybe I mistook it for Mesquite BBQ. Despite being a seafood restaurant, I felt more like a good steak and thought it would be exceptional if it was Mesquite bbq'd. I chose the Top...More

Thank jerock
Reviewed 6 October 2017

It was out fall get away down the coast heading to Pismo Beach. Had to stop after exploring to get the best sea food in town. Had family from Kansas and they were so happy we took them there. They foundered on sea food. Service...More

Thank Joy P
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Awesome, another hit on the Embarcadero. I ordered the Special, Seafood Platter, scallops, shrimp, seabass, mushrooms, in a saute of butter and broth. Excellent! Service is super nice and efficient. Another go back place. Plenty of free parking. Beautiful views.

Thank HBwino
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Nice place, pleasant music, good views, decent food. We were a little disappointed because we ate here twice a few months ago and really liked it. The coconut shrimp was a bit hard & not real flavorful. Fries are mediocre. A bit expensive for what...More

Thank westerntravelwizard
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Arrived early without a booking and got a great window table with a view of the Morro Rock and Bay. Fish and chip meals were tasty and very generous. The clam chowder superb and the lovely waitress was excellent. Thank you from a couple of...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We ate at the GAFCo twice during our travels to and from San Francisco/Los Angeles. Each time we ordered mesquite-grilled fish lunches. One dish was fish tacos and the other orders were snapper. Very enjoyable and nicely cooked. The servers were helpful and the view...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Just another tourist restaurant at Morro Bay. Great location overlooking the bay and Morro Rock. Way too long to seat us. Older gentleman as host did not have a clue....waited and waited for staff to take our order. Could not get it right. The food...More

Thank bakodon
Travis L, Owner at Great American Fish Co, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Firstly, the owner is the old man you mentioned, so he is definiteley not 'resting on his laurels'. He is my father and partner as well as the original owner of our establishment. Sorry for any service problems or food issues. We strive to do...More

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Justlynn J
26 January 2017|
Response from Travis L | Property representative |
Sorry.. Not currently but we have future plans for outside dining in the works. Thanks for inquiring.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1185 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2039
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-4407
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Great American Fish Company overlooks the Morro Bay Harbor serving Mesquite Broiled Fish and Steaks that we've been famous for since 1980.
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