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Windows on the Water

699 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2276
+1 805-772-0677
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sand dabs” (47 reviews)
“lemon mousse” (8 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 8:30 pmAll hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
699 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2276
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We celebrated my Birthday here while on a short vacation getaway in Morro Bay. Th e personal recommendations and Trip Advisor reviews were right on the mark! Wonderful food and superb service (thank you Donna) in a lovely setting. The Clam Chowder was flavorful and...More

Thank treborz1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good atmosphere, great cocktails and daily appetizer/drink specials. Moderate prices with very good quality and selection.

Thank lmbarraza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Windows on the Water is a great place for dinner...or a wedding (which will be next summer). After meeting with the wonderful and very patient general manager, my daughter-in-law, friend, and I enjoyed one of the best meals we've had in a long time. Our...More

Thank HendixMom12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent restaurant with amazing views. I have spent several New Year's Eve's at Windows on the Water and it is a great place to celebrate. The food is amazing and even though it's a busy night the service wasn't compromised. Usually on...More

Thank Janet T
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We started with a yummy pre dinner cocktail in their quaint bar area then moved into the main part of the restaurant for a most delicious meal. We arrived at the restaurant after sunset but I'm sure the sunset was nice even with the smoke...More

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant served very good fish. The halibut was cooked to perfection. We also enjoyed the view from the second floor location. The restaurant is situated on morro bay where you can see the sunset into the pacific.

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Windows on the Water is a really nice restaurant, the staff are friendly and attentive, the wine list is excellent and reasonably priced, the food was delicious. We had a great table to enjoy the sunset and two lovely dinners: sand dabs and warm water...More

Thank ivosper
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We had an 8pm booking and were shown to a table by the window with a great views out over the lights of Morro Bay. The food was good but not particularly memorable. The service seemed somewhat disorganized and we felt rushed. For example, the...More

Thank Geoff & Barbara
WindowsGM, General Manager at Windows on the Water, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Dear Geoff and Barbara, Thank you for letting us know about your experience at our restaurant. We are very sorry that we did not meet your expectations and did not live up to our own high standards. We do not ever want anyone to feel...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Our wedding anniversary is in September. We traditionally go out of town and enjoy dining at a special place (at least 2-3 at various locations). In Morro Bay, we picked Windows. Our first visit. We were not disappointed. Prices are a little on the high...More

Thank Gloria L
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This venue was nicely appointed. It has the charm of a historic building and the amenities of a newly constructed place. We were on the third floor which had a great view of the river. The room was more than sufficient for the wedding we...More

Thank Homecoming80
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Questions & Answers
8 May 2015|
Response from WindowsGM | Property representative |
Hello, We do offer a children's menu with Pepperoni or Cheese Pizza, Chicken Tenders and Pasta.
25 January 2015|
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Response from WindowsGM | Property representative |
Hello, Sorry about the delay in getting back to you. I just received this. When you come in please notify your server and she will help you with selecting your menu choices. Thank you, Windows on the Water
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 699 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2276
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-0677
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Located on the water in the Morro Bay, Windows on the Water celebrates the finest the Central Coast of California has to offer. Fresh, local and sustainable ingredients, an extensive wine and beer list of local and international labels, the best in local musicians each Monday, Thursday and Saturday night, and arguably the most dramatic view on the coast. Join us in the bar for a drink and bar specials and dinner nightly from our menu created by our award-winning executive chef, Neil Smith.
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