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Bayside Cafe

10 State Park Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2430
+1 805-772-1465
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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10 State Park Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2430
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Reviewed yesterday

Me and a friend recently visited another friend of ours in Morro Bay, CA for three days. On our last night there, we were trying to decide where to go for dinner. My local friend thought of the Bayside Cafe, which was at the State...More

1  Thank chai-tee
Reviewed 2 days ago

This eatery is highly visited by locals for quite a series of good resons. It has an outside dining area which is pet friendly. The glass enclosures and overhead heat were great buffers against the cold fog. It was interesting to hear the fog horns...More

1  Thank Firehousecat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided on lunch at Bayside Cafe after reading reviews. We both opted for a small (3 pieces) battered cod meal, one with salad the other with chips so that we could share. The fish was beautifully cooked in a very light batter. Staff were...More

Thank and13Tenby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We absolutely love the Bayside Cafe!! Huge menu and great desserts like you can't believe. The beer battered fish and chips is the best in the world! Nothing comes close! Everything else looks killer, but I can't help myself and always go for the calorie...More

1  Thank Tomas V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place always has delicious, substantial, fresh fish meals (and other choices). Whole family is always happy with this. It has never gone down in quality. Everything, including service, and ambiance is perfect for socal.

Thank HolidayReview216
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've eaten here multiple times in recent years with never a complaint.  This visit was similar.  Service was great and the food could not have been better quality or better prepared.  I doubt there's anything on the menu that wouldn't get four or five stars. ...More

Thank norsky100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Consistently good food and nice service. We have eaten here many times and are always - all around the table - pleased. I like my club sandwich and the salad is alway a good mix. the fish is cooked to order and so tasty. Enjoy...More

Thank CharleySays
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit here and it will be the first of many! We loved everything. First the location by the marina and the bay is wonderful, particularly around sunset. We joined several patrons who got up from their table to go outside and...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

You cannot go wrong ordering anything off the menu. Great place for lunch. The hamburger we had wasn't just good, it was the best we've had since our last double-double In-N-Out in L.A. (probably better). Looking around as food was being delivered to those around...More

Thank Gloria L
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

A word of warning, all guests must be there when your name is called. After a bit of delay being seated (I had trouble finding the place) we had a very enjoyable meal. The location along the Bay is very nice. We enjoyed the fish...More

Thank Neil M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 State Park Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2430
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-1465
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Bayside Cafe is nestled in the beautiful State Park Marina across from the entrance to the State Park Campground on lower State Park Road. The views of the back bay are astounding and unique.The food is very fresh with all homemade items including soups, salad dressing, sauces and desserts. You will not be disappointed by the friendly service and wide range of food items offered. A dog friendly outdoor patio is also a plus for our animal lovers.Oh, and by the way, we are NOT open for breakfast as has been stated by trip adviser.....sorry.Open every day for lunch starting at 11:00am and including service of dinners on Thursday through Sunday.See you there.
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