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GC's Bistro

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810 Morro Bay Blvd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2332
+1 805-772-9200
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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San Luis Obispo, California
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We haven't been to GC's since it was previously called Giancarlos and we were excited to return as we love the down home feeling in a warm bistro environment serving up delicious authentic Italian cuisine. The name is not the only thing that has changed. The menu was different and we had hoped for more pasta choices. Stan the waiter... More 

Thank 2muchfun_12
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Giancarlo knows how to cook, he does an amazing job with all his dishes. The food is truly exceptional, if it is your first time I recommend sitting at the bar so you can watch them cook, it is a bar over looking the kitchen FYI.

Thank nick V
Frisco, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We ordered veal and also pasta w/ clams. Plenty of butter and oil. Too greasy. No idea how come there are so many good reviews for this place. Not a good experience

Thank hsosam
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

From the moment we entered GC's bistro, we knew the quality and the service would be great! We had the mussels appetizer and was absolutely delicious! Impeccable service! The rib eye steak al Gorgonzola was cooked perfect! Huge wine list with many local and imported selection! Friendly people here! We will go back many times again! Well deserved 5 stars... More 

Thank Vanessa N
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We walked in and they were closing. After the waiter apologized the owner said to bring us back in that nobody comes to his home and leaves hungry! He fired back up the oven and made us an amazing meal! Great food, great people, great prices too!

Thank CollOD83
San Francisco, California
1 review
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Probably the best place for thoughtfully prepared food in Morro Bay. Rich flavors with balanced sauces and excellent pasta. A real surprise for us who eat regularly at high end San Francisco restaurants Worth the short drive from the beach to town.

Thank larryfisher1018
Friant, California
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149 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The food is so fresh! Like the past, homemade. This time i tried the lobster pappardelle, lobster on fresh pasta topped with sauteed shrimp in a delicious sauce. Restaurant is small and cozy; you can sit at the food bar and watch the chef in action.

Thank TScpatraveler
Level Contributor
21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

My second visit at this restaurant. Excellent food at reasonable prices. No Sysco style food here. Everything was freshly prepared and tasted great. Not quite "fine dining" but certainly above the "nice restaurant" norm. In addition to the nice ambiance the chairs were very comfortable. I'll be back.

Thank johngY9983BS
1 review
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I chose this restaurant based on the reviews. Although we came to Morro bay for the seaside ambiance, I am not a seafood fan. I choose this place as a shared birthday celebration for my sister and I. Even without stating the occasion the service and the food made this dinner the special event we wanted it to be.

Thank Constance M
Imperial, California
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Amazing food and amazing customer service! Homemade Tiramisu was great. Beautiful decorations, quiet, elegant, great wine selection. Place to visit!

Thank Paula C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 29
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 810 Morro Bay Blvd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2332
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-9200
Romantic special occasions casual fine dining

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