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The Sow's Ear Cafe

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2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
+1 805-927-4865
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17:00 - 21:00
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Acampo, California, United States
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2014

The staff was excellent and the food was terrific. I wish we could have had dessert, but the dinner servings were so large we couldn't. 10 stars for the lobster pot pie!

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2 Thank Kathleen Q
San Jose, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Conveniently located in town of Cambria. Good food with a cozy atmosphere. There were 4 of us and we all enjoyed our meals.

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2 Thank 336GettingAround
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2014 via mobile

Great food, no rush wait staff. Good wine list ! The Sow's Ear was recommended by the staff at Cambria Shores Inn.

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2 Thank Kathleen D
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014 via mobile

We went here while stopping for one night stay at the sand pebble in. Amazing food !! We ordered the Italian scampi ? The clam chowder soup & the newzealand rack of lamb & my husband had the chicken fried steak with gravy. Sooooo good !! The staff were so friendly and nice. We also ordered desert which was to... More 

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2 Thank Sherie1986
Laguna Beach, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Our server was personable, thoughtful and very enjoyable. Great service. Our food was very good but not memorable. They menu is varied and the ambiance is pleasant. I would return.

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2 Thank Lagunatic345
Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2014

We were there for dinner. The food was good but the people there were so nice, I think it made the food better.

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2 Thank angelino
Garden Grove, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2014

Don't miss this restaurant if you stay in Cambria. It's only open for dinner, but it is delicious! Everything was good!

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2 Thank Anjanette N
Scotland
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Excellent early evening meal - both for quality and value on recommendation of trip adviser specialist.

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San Diego, California
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94 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2014

We had never heard of this restaurant, but liked its looks so we gave it a try. The many awards and positive reviews posted on the outer wall augured well, and the interior looked warm and inviting. It turned out to be a very good choice. The atmosphere is delightful: very romantic, semi-dark but warm with wine bottles all along... More 

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Tustin, California
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2014

We celebrated my 50th birthday at the Sow's Ear a few weeks ago and it was fantastic. We both had steak and it was awesome. The veggies were cooked perfectly and the mashed potatoes were heavenly. Our waitress was delightful. We will definitely be back the next time we visit Cambria

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?