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DePalo & Sons

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2665 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-1779
+1 805-773-1589
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Shell Beach, California
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to pick up groceries you need for vacation!! Bakery goods, ready meals, good wines too. Well located in Shell Beach, near hotels, restaurants and great beaches

1 Thank Adele M
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Fun store to get snacks & awesome, yummy Italian food. They have a little bit of everything in here including a wonderful selection of wines & spirits.

2 Thank Leslie F
Knoxville, Tennessee
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67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Found this by accident while staying in a nearby hotel. Delicious everything! A bit pricey but worth it. Very nice shop, nice people. They will heat up entrees for you if you tell them you are in the hotel nearby. Desserts are fab!

Thank tnjeannia
San Luis Obispo, CA
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147 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Food is pretty good, but very expensive! Some of the food is better than others. Makes the best pasta salad I've ever tasted and I usually hate pasta salad. Deli items are OK. I eat there about once every 3 or 4 months due mainly to the expense.

Thank Backpacker_0905
Wrentham, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful shop with excellent sandwiches coffee and breakfast foods Has a great wine selection and cheeses and breads.

Thank cfcaldwell
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Known to the locals of Shell Beach, this is a must-stop for anyone in the area. Fantastic food can be found in the deli....giant meatballs, lasagne, terrine....you name it - its fantastic! The store also features upscale food items, cookbooks and alcohol. Need breakfast? They sell a variety of homemade pastries and freshly brewed coffee. Need a picnic lunch? They... More 

1 Thank Michelle E
Dallas, Texas
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

We loved the deli sandwiches. It's a small gourmet market with some grocery items, wine, spirits, yummy desserts (get the carrot cake), and a decent sized deli. We loved the sandwiches, but I did not like the eggrolls or the tortellini from the deli case.

Thank ashlandmatt
Santa Barbara, California
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

There was so much good food in this deli, it was hard to choose! Great big deli case with wide variety of salads, meats, cheeses. Another big case of desserts. Pre-made pastas and soups. Gluten free cookies, just lots and lots of variety. Great stuff!

Thank Goletian
Garden Grove, California
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63 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

I have only been here one time, on a very recent visit to Pismo Beach. Two or three people all recommended De Palo & Sons for the deli counter, so we decided to pick up a couple sandwiches on our way to Morro Bay for a quick day trip, with the idea of having a picnic looking at the Rock.... More 

Thank MO_Rates_Em
Washoe City, Nevada, United States
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113 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Excellent deli, market and wine and liquor store. The food is awesome and very fresh. Great Caesar Salads, Pasta Salads, fresh cooked sliced turkey, pork pops, carrot cakes and much, much more.

Thank Judy B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2665 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-1779
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Shell Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-773-1589

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