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The Sow's Ear Cafe

2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
+1 805-927-4865
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
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11 - 20 of 601 reviews

Reviewed 23 May 2017

This resturant is quaint and Cozy. The food was amazing! I had Calamari and my husband had steak. the prices were very reasonable, I highly recommend this resturant.

Thank Vanessa T
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We went for early dinner, food and service were both good. Prices were reasonable. We were not disappointed

Thank Livetoeat925
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We enjoyed dinner here our first night. The food is much better than name and decor might indicate. I am Gluten free, greens free and no beef and they were able to accommodate my requirements with no problem. Food was very good, hubby wanted to...More

Thank lcbannon
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

After reading the reviews and reading the menu online we had to try this place out. We made a reservation the food was definitely worth it! The flower pot bread was so good we had to get a second one. I had the braised shirt...More

Thank sheprasp
Reviewed 21 April 2017

My wife has special foods needs. We found this restaurant willing to accommodate her...and they did so with enthusiasm and sincere intent to make her happy. Our waitress was very pleasant and you could tell the owner ran a professional yet warm operation.

Thank valtraveler10
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The Sow's Ear, now I'll admit does not sound like such a great name for a dinner place. Friends told us they went here a year ago and had a good time. Now Cambria is an odd town, it seems to have a lot of...More

Thank smokeater55
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Love this town and The Sow's Ear is the best. The staff is extremely friendly and the food no matter what you order is always so good. Cannot wait to return again soon.

Thank 111Carol111
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Came here for dinner while staying in Cambria for a quick vacation. We came in before 6 and my GF enjoyed the early diner menu with slightly smaller portions and prices. The flower pot bread was a cute touch to the experience and it was...More

Thank Dooz85
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We have eaten here in the past and this time we both got the filet mignon. Excellent meal and perfectly prepared. 2 thumbs up from us. The flower pot bread is always tasty and the meals always include soup or salad . This is our...More

Thank Loves2TravelALOT_11
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Cozy ambiance with a fire in the fireplace and wood walls and accents. The food was excellent from the fresh bread in the flowerpot to the salad with amazing vegetables, not just the usual lettuce and tomatoes, and the halibut was divine. They were very...More

Thank winecountrysouth
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10 January 2017|
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Response from mjke1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I called The Sow's Ear tonight; they are not set up to take online reservations. You can call them at 805/927-4865. If you call before they open at 5:00PM, you can leave a message and they will call you back... More
26 October 2016|
Response from KaarnEgge | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, you'll have to call the restaurant. Good luck.
26 October 2016|
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Response from PABernard | Reviewed this property |
No, I do not think they are open....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-4865
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