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Wild Ginger Cafe

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2380 Main St, Ste G, Cambria, CA 93428-3431
+1 805-927-1001
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
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Mon - Wed 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Wed 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
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96 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2012

Took my 82 year old dad to dinner. We wanted to try something new and fun. And thats what we got. The soup was wonderful tasting (could have been a little hotter temp wise). Our noodles looked as good as they tasted.

Thank Rannadannado
Victoria, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2012

The menu looked good, the owner was in house but everything was poor...service from the owner re:gluten free should have told us to "get up and go"..unfortunately we stayed............! Perhaps it was a bad night but everything we ate tasted like it had come from a "jar" no fresh flavours at all..our young server did her best....why isn't the owner... More 

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87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2012

While Wild Ginger is tiny (there's only seating for 15 or so customers), the food is a great melting pot of Asian cuisine and the meal we had there was really outstanding. The beef salad was incredibly fresh and had exactly the right balance of flavours while the stir-fried salt and pepper squid was nicely spicy and incredibly moreish. We... More 

Thank Amuia
Chula Vista, California
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2012

We go to Cambria at least three times per year, but we'd never eaten at the Wild Ginger Cafe. We've passed it several times, but had never received any recommendations about the place. So as we began to walk past it today, we stopped, read the menu & decided to try it. Boy are we glad we did! My husband... More 

Thank Live2Travel0723
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2012

Asian fusion menu, changes regularly (specials), owner very colourful to talk with! Always a pleasure to visit!

Thank Geoffar
San Francisco, California
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2011

We had the caramelised prawns and a tom kha soup and topped it off with some pomegranate sorbet, all of which were delicious with intricate flavours. Fabulous.

Thank Csabbott_on_Tour
San Diego
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99 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2011

We just happened to stop in Cambria on the way back from Hurst Castle and decided to try this restaurant. The restaurant is small, intimate and casual and the menu concentrates on Pan-Asian and Pacific Rim cuisine. The food was excellent as was the service. When we go to Hurst Castle again, I would definitely include a trip back to... More 

Thank Kathleen R
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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134 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2011

Very tiny place with truly unique foods that are very fresh and totally different.

Thank yolyfe1215
Camberley, United Kingdom
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2011

Small but intimate, caring decor and wonderful food. Should be the number one in Cambria.

Thank MalcolmP
West Hills, California
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2011

During a three day visit to Cambria we ate dinner here twice! The first time we had one of the specials and one item from the regular menu. There were so many more things we wanted to try we came back the next night. We enjoyed everything we tried. Soups, curry, pork, shrimp, it was all delicious. Fun, cozy setting... More 

Thank Diana D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2380 Main St, Ste G, Cambria, CA 93428-3431
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-1001

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?