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Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
6550 Moonstone Beach Dr, Cambria, CA 93428-1810
+1 805-927-3859
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (159 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (27 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
6550 Moonstone Beach Dr, Cambria, CA 93428-1810
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill
1. Upscale Oceanfront location!
"Totally cool restaurant...........very tasty food"
LTtravelllin
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2. Great Food!
"The service was splendid. We enjoyed everything that we ordered"
Bensus
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3. Only Full Bar on Moonstone
"Love the clam chowder and the Bloody Mary's are the best!"
BarbararaeS
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Reviewed today

There are two restaurants right on the beach in Cambria both with similar ratings...we started with the other one but the line was too long so since this also had good reviews we came over just before opening. There was also a line here but...More

Thank bekkiTexas
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Been on a three week road trip from the UK which has involved us visiting and eating at multiple venues in..... LA, Joshua tree park, Las Vegas, Grand Canyon, Zion national park, death valley, Yosemite and San Francisco......this place the best meal we had anywhere........More

Thank mark c
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Mark, Wow! What a great complement. We are so glad to have been one of the highlights of your trip.Thanks for taking the time to let everybody know. All the best, John/Owner

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came here after a day of wine tasting on a Tuesday evening. We were staying at the Cambria Beach Lodge just up the road. Originally we stopped in at the Sea Chest (it was recommended by the hotel and our driver) but the wait...More

Thank Molly N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The quality of the food has really gone downhill and the prices have gone up. We used to frequent Cambria and would eat at this restaurant quite often. This time we had the ribeye steak for two at $58. No vegetables or side of any...More

Thank Jan W
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Jan, especially since you've been a fan of ours in the past, we're sorry to hear you've been disappointed recently. We still hold ourselves to high standards when it comes to serving top-notch food, so if that's not been your impression, we apologize -- hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here multiple times over the past three years and sad to say the quality of food is going down. The location is perfect and the restaurant options at Moonstone Beach are limited, so unfortunately the fact that this restaurant pretty much has a captive...More

Thank patrickkaroly
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Patrick, especially since you've been a fan of ours in the past, we're sorry to hear you've been disappointed recently. We still hold ourselves to the same high standards when it comes to serving top-notch food, so if that's not been your impression, we apologize...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view is their best feature. The food is subpar. Bread chewy from sitting in a steamer and not a nice crusty sour dough. Calm chowder just ok. My husband ordered pork chop and the portion was tiny. I should have taken a picture. It...More

Thank kimycamp
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

While it's nice to hear you're a fan of the view, but we take just as much pride in serving top-notch food, so if that's not been your impression, we apologize. Your feedback is unusual, but we certainly take it to heart -- hope you'll...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife surprised me when she booked several days to my favorite spot, Cambria, California. When in Cambria we always eat at this restaurant. The food is delicious. The service is excellent and affordable. Sit at any table to enjoy breathtaking views of the ocean....More

Thank Craig D
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're honored to have been part of such a thoughtful and dreamy surprise, Craig! We're pleased to hear you had an excellent visit -- can't wait to have you two back again. Till then, John, Owner

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the wait for a table was long, it was worth it. we enjoyed the interior dining but at the back of the restaurant so we could still see outside and enjoy the sunset I.ordered a local beer and enjoyed the.macaroni and cheese. Good service...More

Thank 646Val
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to hear the wait was worth it, Val! I'm thrilled the sunset was the perfect accompaniment to a lovely meal. We can't wait to have you back again. Till then, John, Owner

Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is great here, the waiter we had was prompt and knew we were kinda in a hurry so got us our drinks, dinner, and dessert right away. That Molten Chocolate Cake is FABULOUS, best finish to the meal you can have!

Thank Linda R
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to hear you loved everything, Linda -- especially the Molten Chocolate Cake! Your compliments mean the world -- can't wait to have you back again. Till then, John, Owner

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone was very friendly and the food was great! We sat on the patio an listened to the ocean rush against the rocks across the street. The cioppino is fantastic! The crab cakes were good and the ambiance is stellar! I highly recommend this place...More

Thank Rebel1021
MoonstoneBarAndGrill, Owner at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to hear you were as impressed with the service as you were the food -- thanks for the love! We can't wait to have you back. Till then, John, Owner

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Lisa B
9 July 2018|
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Response from PeterF_Syd | Reviewed this property |
I just walked in. Didn't need a booking. Be sure to leave enough time to explore Cambria Main St which is a 5 minute drive away from this venue/coastal road. The Main St is very quaint with a number of galleries, etc.
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Sue L
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Response from Pwalk164 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a full bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6550 Moonstone Beach Dr, Cambria, CA 93428-1810
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-3859
Description
Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill offers our diners breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. Diners may choose to sit outside on our ocean front patio or they may sit inside where our large picturesque window allows a vast view of the ocean. We offer fresh seafood, steaks, and pasta. Our specialties include our creamy clam chowder and mouth-watering sauces that compliment every fresh seafood entree. For meat lovers, we offer a variety of juicy, delicious steaks. If you're a fan of onion rings be sure to order our Pork Chops; you won't be disappointed. We are known for our delicately battered fish and chips and our scrumptious fish tacos that make for a delicious lunch plate. Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill also boasts a full service bar where we have a variety of beers and a wine list that features central coast wineries. For the adventurous drinkers, be sure to try something from our special cocktail menu. We take pride in our excellent service and being a kid-friendly establishment with a free toy for every child. While we love pets, we do ask that you leave your pets at home when dining at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill. When dining at Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill remember to sit back, relax, and enjoy!
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