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Hofbrau

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901 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2149
+1 805-772-2411
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Zelienople, Pennsylvania
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154 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We stopped in for an early dinner and beat the crowd. Ordered a roast beef sandwich, hamburger and onion rings. All were terrific. The staff were friendly and helpful with our questions. I was disappointed that the deck was not opened, but they were doing some construction. We were able to watch a few Sea Otters from the window enjoying... More 

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Oakland, California
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59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

While down exploring the beach and Morro Rock in the rain I decided that it was time to get out of the rain and have some lunch. I came in and had the fish and chips and a big beer. Pretty simple order and tough to screw up. The fish was good and cooked well, it seemed that my basket... More 

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Thank MCAce007
San Luis Obispo, California
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114 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The food at the Hoffbrau in Morro Bay has always been quite good. The place itself is homey and has a neat feel to it. The prices are reasonable, and most of the tables have a terrific view of Morro Bay. The restaurant is right on the water. From this place I've seen osprey, bald eagles and plenty of pelicans.

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Thank Tommy O
San Andreas, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Hofbrau has always been my favorite place to eat, I was so excited that we were in Morro Bay and could go for dinner. I was sadly disappointed though . We ordered 2 french dips sandwiches and an order of french fries , the sandwiches had plenty of roast beef but it was sliced so thick that it was tough... More 

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Thank blondiePineGrove
San Jose
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Came across place on accident while walking downtown and was amazing. Fresh roast beef sandwiches carved right there with cheese and dipping a jus and sides. Views on water. Loved it!!

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Thank Jennifer F
Ventura, California
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We love seafood but I was really in the mood for something different. The Hofbrau offers great french dip sandwiches that the owner hand carved right in front of me. Generous portions and friendly service.

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Thank Coast101
Menlo Park, California
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Great location overlooking the bay and unobstructed views of the rock. We enjoyed delicious sandwiches of freshly carved beef. Good salad assortment also.

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Thank Carol C
Morro Bay, California
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

The Hofbrau located on the Embarcadero in Morro Bay, CA has the best hot roast beef sandwich on the central coast. Thick slices of roast beef, melted cheese of your choice, and anything you want to go with it . Great place for lunch when you visit Morro Bay.

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Thank Terry D
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 December 2016

everything is good my wife and I love this place. we started eating there two years ago during our vacations. now that we live here. could not wait to eat there again. but had to wait until they reopened

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Thank Brenda M
Moorpark, California
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729 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 368 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

They really pile the handcarved roast slices onto a big fresh roll that you then dip into a yummy aus jus. Add the cheese of your choice. I also like to add a bit of horseradish to the aus jus for an extra kick. We've never found a better roast beef sandwich - goodness knows we've tried! The outside deck... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2149
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-2411

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