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Custom House

404 Front St, Avila Beach, CA 93424
+1 805-595-7555
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (91 reviews)
“fish and chips” (57 reviews)
“salad” (63 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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404 Front St, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Bloody Mary was very tasty and strong. The Monte Cristo sandwich was good but a little bland and greasy (definitely not the Disneyland Bleu Bayou) but still good. The drink was very filling and I enjoyed taking my time drinking it. All in all...More

Thank jamaicabitty
Reviewed 4 days ago

The huge big brother of the original small Custom House that was located just a block south .Very beautiful inside and very comfy they have it all. Huge plates of food and the prices are going up like everywhere else but you don't go away...More

Thank harveymushman99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat outdoors, had nachos and yummy ahi and fish Sando Sunny and quaint little town..feels a lot like san clemente..just 10 minutes from cal poly..we had a nice lunch..got a boba tea and headed back for more touring for open house weekend Will come...More

Thank drmader
Reviewed 1 week ago

I personally like to write good reviews but I do call them like I see them so if a negative review is in order, so be it. This is one of those times. Had dinner there tonight and the service was excellent and the food...More

Thank c21bill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Something much better than the out of the ordinary American burger restaurant. The burgers are large with nice standard sides. The relatively short menu for main course is very special. I had the penne with large shrimps and came together with sausage and vegetables based...More

Thank Ivo L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really really good food. We ate here our first nite and wanted to return for more. Very modern updates, attentive staff, good prices. All around excellent

Thank plentyfun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was too cold for us to sit outside and all the tables in the sun were taken, so we ate indoors. The service was very good and we had a pasta dish and the fish and chips. I appreciated that there were 2 sizes...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great menu, Staff on point, Patio with or without heaters and Dog friendly! they even have a small menu for your Pooch!!

Thank johnnyb457
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Avila Beach for the first time, a gem of a community, just ten miles or so southwest of Luis San Obispo. It's nestled in a small cove along the Pacific, just minutes from the 101 freeway. Custom House served us both dinner...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant fronts the beach and that is why we chose it. We are glad we did.The service and ambiance were very nice and the costs were reasonable. But it is the food we liked best. On our first visit I had fish and chips...More

Thank lobo59
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24 January 2017|
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Response from HappyWandererQ | Reviewed this property |
We only drank beer there. Best bet is to call them and ask.
Phil C
25 July 2016|
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Response from Sal E | Reviewed this property |
Sorry that I didn't see this message - Yelp informs you right away when you have a message! I do not know if I saw any dogs but I can guess that most out door establishments do allow dogs. Sorry again for the delayed answer!
26 April 2016|
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Response from Sal E | Reviewed this property |
Why are questions for the business being directed to the customers?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 Front St, Avila Beach, CA 93424
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Avila Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-595-7555
Just steps away from the beautiful Avila Beach, Custom House offers a casual dining experience with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. Come and have a drink at our cocktail bar, or dine on our patio while gazing out across the beautiful San Luis Bay. With favorites like fresh fish, hand cut steaks, refreshing salads and our specialty appetizers, our menu has something for everyone. Our food is prepared with the utmost attention to quality. We receive fresh meat, vegetables and fruit daily. With our kitchen only steps away from the ocean, we are able to serve the absolute freshest seafood available. At Custom House, an excellent dining experience is our top priority. Our Central Coast beach-side location holds beautiful views with a casual atmosphere, the perfect spot for a meal with family and friends.
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