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Dorn's Original Breakers Cafe

801 Market Ave, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2123
+1 805-772-4415
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pancakes” (49 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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801 Market Ave, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2123
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fabulously appointed restaurant great service and superb food at reasonable price for what you get Steak was awesome

Thank gray
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Seafood on Monday night, place was busy. Seated right away with a view of the Rock! Obvious the locals hang here. Everyone was friendly and attentive. We had blackened swordfish, blackened snapper and our men had the fried seafood plates. The sour dough bread was...More

Thank Margie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent food, particularly fish dishes. a bit pricy, but elegant, good service, wonderful food and good wines. one street up from the harbour, directly next to Blue Sail Inn (hotel).

Thank vivienneschmid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Usually my breakfast spot but I decided to give dinner a try...and have to admit, I really prefer breakfast at Dorn's. The view is still gorgeous, service attentive but not overly so, dining room was pretty full, I enjoyed my dinner but I was hoping...More

Thank DianeXit98
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are at Dorns" the first night of our stay and loved the food and view. We sat facing the bay for a great view. The salad was wonderful with great fruit and other yummies. The primavera to which I added shrimp was also great....More

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here twice while staying in Morro Bay. Good food, friendly service and again a great view over the shops in Morro Bay to the ocean. Good selection in the menu and they even have a eggs benedict that is made with artichokes!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very nice anniversary dinner here with our dog in tow. Hubby had a yummy steak and I had the Scampi, both were excellent. Our waitress was phenomenal and our meal arrived so quickly. Will go to Dorn's every time that I visit...More

Thank JollyJax
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Candie always provides such great service and amazing recommendations when I don't know what I want. The Dorn's Bloody Mary (ask her to add a slice of bacon) is by far the best bloody mary ever. Breakfast is served until 1pm, and nothing is better...More

Thank jamaicabitty
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Great location in Morro, overlooking the rock at sunset. Very fresh seafood, oysters super. Crab starter lovely but overpowered by the sauce. Snapper and scallop main courses were super. Staff gave warm California welcome.

Thank peakdistricttravel
Reviewed 14 April 2018

As we meandered back south along the coast to our airbnb, we stopped in Morro Bay for some sightseeing and perhaps for a light supper. We had read a bit about the venerable Dorn’s, and decided to give it a try. The menu was mouth...More

Thank dougnorm
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Response from beachlovers4 | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is but I can't confirm it, a phone call should do it, enjoy!
22 November 2015|
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Response from Mick T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Can't help. We're back in Australia. Just call them. And while you're there in Morro Bay, check out all the Australian Red Flowering Gum trees! T g ere are more there than I gave ever seen in Australia in one town... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 Market Ave, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2123
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-4415
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