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Manta Rey Restaurant

9240 Castillo Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452-9748
+1 805-924-1032
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sea bass” (23 reviews)
“seafood” (29 reviews)
“salmon” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
9240 Castillo Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452-9748
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Everything was wonderful - from the fresh bread to the dessert. I thoroughly enjoyed the Rack of Lamb (Yum!) and my husband's rib eye steak was perfect. The clam chowder was the best we tasted so far in the area. It's pricey but not as...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were searching restaurants on Yelp and came across the Mata Ray. I called and made a reservation. Our waitress was very accommodating, great seafood options, my husband and I both had the 16oz lobster and it was delicious. I would definitely recommend this restaurant...More

Thank Jules143z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Miguel was awesome! We were tired from a long day of driving the coast but wanted a good meal before calling it a day. Walking in, we felt a little underdressed but we wanted to eat. There aren't a lot of options in the area...More

Thank kmethvin
travelerme, Owner at Manta Rey Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad to hear that you and your son enjoyed the food and the service. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We so enjoyed dining here twice 6 years ago that I emailed in advance from the UK to reserve a table this year! It was a Saturday evening in June and consequently rather busy but the staff coped well and the food was just as...More

Thank Pete A
travelerme, Owner at Manta Rey Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review! It is so nice to see returning customers especially ones that come from so far away. We hope to see you next time you are traveling through the area.

Reviewed 7 July 2017

After not wanting to eat one more time at the San Simeon Bar & Grill, my wife looked up this place on yelp. It had pretty good reviews so we decided to try it. The service was good but the food was boring and not...More

Thank Wester B
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We had a nice meal at this restaurant. I particularly enjoyed my fish meal, although my wife's steak was nothing special. It's a pleasant place to have dinner.

Thank Andy_from_Broomall
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Read the reviews and the menu and decided to give it a try while in San Simeon. So glad we did. Excellent, fresh fish beautifully prepared at very reasonable prices. Side veggies also fresh. Nice salad and crab bisque too. Service excellent throughout the meal.With...More

Thank SNG56
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Really good restaurant in the quality inn. Food was very good and the service great.we were on our way paso Robles wine country and the server gave us some great advice On wineries to visit. Would go back.

Thank hendricks632017
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We were created by Miguel the owner, who welcomed us and told us the specials. Our waitress brought us fresh baked rolls & butter. We decided on Sand Dabs for my wife and I had the salmon. Both were cook properly and were accompanied by...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Great place to have a special dinner one night. Servers were great to talk to and get the latest information happening around the area. Try the Mushroom appetizer. Soak the nice warm sourdough bread roll in the light gravey sauce and it's just delicious. Yummy!...More

Thank Elizabeth T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9240 Castillo Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452-9748
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Simeon
  • Phone Number: +1 805-924-1032
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