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3895 Avila Beach Drive, At Port San Luis at the end of the pier, Avila Beach, CA 93424
+1 805-548-2290
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (11 reviews)
“fries” (15 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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3895 Avila Beach Drive, At Port San Luis at the end of the pier, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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Reviewed 2 December 2018

Great restaurant on Port San Luis pier. Half way down the pier. Beautiful weather in November. Beer, wine and drinks. Delicious Bloody Mary's! Enjoyed oyster on the half shell while watching the sea lions in the bay waiting for the fish boats to bring their...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 5016DAH
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Nice assortment of seafood and sandwiches, with a great view! A nice leisurely walk on the pier, on a great day!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ed S
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and drinks with seats right on the edge of the pier. Weather was great. Seals and otters in the water below. I will definitely be back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brent M
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Ate at Mersea's with 5 people including two kids in June, then as a couple in October. Very good fried seafood, I'd specifically recommend the calamari strips as a personal favorite and well-done by Mersea's. Had to wait a while for a table in the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PhxSpeak
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Very reasonable priced restaurant with a big selection of food. The people working there were very friendly. Portions of food was large and good. Outdoor seating to watch the seals and sea otters.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CTW974
Reviewed 4 October 2018

I expected more based on the reviews. The lines were long to order and then they give you a number. Be patient as our food took about 15-20 minutes to get. I tried the crab Louise...would not recommend. Sorry I expected fresh crab...crab tasted like...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Huggerlamb
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We were visiting the California coast and Avila Pier, and found someone remodeled and opened the fast-food restaurant on the pier, called MERSEA'S. It is so much nicer then it used to be. Very clean, good food, served fast. You can sit outside or inside,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Nanski
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Went to this place from prior reviews, I guess they were made up. My sister ordered the southwest chicken salad and the salad looked like chopped up ends of romaine lettuce, which was also more yellow than green. Can’t really mess up fried fish, which...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 613christopherc
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Out at the end of the pier, great place for good food & a view. Lots of seals, otters & birds All fishing!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DEI916
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Enjoy nice meals and drinks by the beautiful Avila Old Pier. Parking might be an issue if you go in very busy days. The price is fair and you can also see some seals around which is especially fun if you have kids.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BrunoCarreiroDaSilva
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12 June 2018|
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Response from Bickman50 | Reviewed this property |
We were there when it first opened and didn’t see anyone with a dog. That being said, they have outdoor seating which is part of the pier, and dogs are allowed there so just to be sure you should call ahead time to find out... More
Arlene S
17 April 2018|
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Response from carynsdad | Reviewed this property |
oorry, nondrinker.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3895 Avila Beach Drive, At Port San Luis at the end of the pier, Avila Beach, CA 93424
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Avila Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-548-2290
Dine on fresh, delicious seafood, grab a drink at the bar and enjoy the awesome views from the Harford Pier in Avila Beach.
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