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Bill & Carol's Sea Shanty

296 S Ocean Ave, Cayucos, CA 93430-1230
+1 805-995-3272
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish and chips” (46 reviews)
“cobbler” (7 reviews)
“burger” (18 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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296 S Ocean Ave, Cayucos, CA 93430-1230
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was literally across the road from our motel. The menu has loads to choose from and the portions are huge! They have Guinness on tap and also serve wine. We ordered the nachos for starter - easily served at least two people. I...More

Thank B0b1314
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are locals (35 miles away, anyway) and eat here whenever we are in Cayucos. The food is really good. Seafood is fresh, not pre-frozen, and the atmosphere is very quaint. The place is usually busy, sometimes very busy, so be prepared to wait a...More

Thank unicornflight500
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sea shanty is a great little restaurant. I have been there many times and enjoyed it every time. I love that the patio is dog friendly because I usually have my dog with me. The food has always been good as well as the...More

Thank AlexandraBaer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eaten here before. Food was good so we made reservations for breakfast before the family all headed home. Upon arrival the place was packed. No way were they planning to seat the nine of us. Got little help from staff. Just left after waiting 15...More

Thank sdm4607
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quick, attentive service. Good selection of food - burgers, steaks, fish, sandwiches etc. Fairly reasonably priced. Huge deserts. Recommended.

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My Daughter and i stopped by yesterday for lunch. We sat there for quite a while before we recieved our menus. Finally the server came over and gave us our menus.There were two other couples who the server seemed to be preoccupied with. The server...More

Thank Laura O
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a large group of 12 for dinner and everbody was very pleased . The food was great and the service was just as good . They were very attentive and the food came out quickly . Everybody loved the deserts and the portions...More

Thank 409sandrak
Reviewed 6 May 2018

We always try to have at least one meal at the Sea Shanty when we come to Cayucos, this trip being no exception. I know the Sea Shanty has new owners or at least new management. We normally order what we like there. It was...More

Thank chris A
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent fish dishes. Good, friendly service and lots of locals eating here. Not an upmarket restaurant, but a good place for a tasty evening meal.

Thank 39watki
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Went there for breakfast and it was delicious. Also for dessert-awesome . Good size portions, very casual dress. Great service

Thank allana s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 296 S Ocean Ave, Cayucos, CA 93430-1230
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cayucos
  • Phone Number: +1 805-995-3272
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