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The Sow's Ear Cafe

2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
+1 805-927-4865
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
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Reviewed 18 July 2015

Early dinner special yummy. Friendly service. Fair price for early bird dinner. Would return here again, have been here before. Nice warm n cozy when cool outside. Little stuffy when day is warm, could let some fresh air in.

1  Thank Cyndy S
Reviewed 18 July 2015

We picked this restaurant based on the menu and we selected a winner. It is a cozy and unique atmosphere with excellent service. The menu was a lot of comfort food and it was prepared to perfection. The bread, salad, appetizer and entrees were outstanding....More

Thank PPCDteacher
Reviewed 17 July 2015

We've been coming to Cambria for years and try to make it to The Sow's Ear Cafe for dinner whenever we're in town. The menu offers a variety of Sunday dinner style meals such as beef pot roast, chicken and dumplings, and braised short rib...More

Thank MRO_13
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our meals- rack of lamb and lobster pot pie. Both entrees were very well prepared and presented. The lobster pot pie had large chunks of claw meat and the pastry shell on top was perfect. The Roasted Pepper "chowder", with bits of...More

Thank Robin F
Reviewed 5 July 2015

We picked this place after reading the reviews. The staff was very nice and attentive. The food was pretty good. Needed one more element to put it over the top. The place is very small and rustic, but it is nice to just relax and...More

Thank RedSox315
Reviewed 3 July 2015

My wife and I dropped in without reservations, on Fathers Day, and they seated us right away. The staff seemed a little overwhelmed, but once we ordered things picked up. The food was very good, and the prices were appropriate. The main room is a...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

The food was good but not great. My boyfriend had the lobster pot pie. He thought the sauce was flavorful and had large chunks of lobster, but the lobster was rather chewy and didn't have a great lobster taste. I had the salmon baked in...More

Thank sandy c
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Nice cozy atmosphere. Great place for a romantic dinner. Excellent food and service. There is a room with a fireplace as well as an area with more secluded seating for romantic dinner.

Thank Leticia L
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

We selected the Sow's Ear based on the reviews but found our meals to be under seasoned and average. That said, the veggie side was very good. The atmosphere was cozy and we liked the early bird menu option. We wished we had found a...More

Thank little_ramona
Reviewed 13 June 2015

The Sow's Ear has been a favorite dinner spot for my wife and I for years when we've visited Cambria and it has never disappointed us. We recently had dinner on our 43rd anniversary here and the super friendly service, excellent food and cozy atmosphere...More

Thank mediamaker
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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
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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