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Duarte's Tavern

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202 Stage Rd, Pescadero, CA 94060
+1 650-879-0464
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a small place in a small town, but with BIG heart and wonderful food! Absolutely LOVED the soup (I think I had asparagus soup when I was there) and I could've eaten 5 bowls! It's all homemade and delicious! The service is as if you were family, very warm and genuine. Love this place!

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Thank tetonswyo
San Francisco, California
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102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by for a quick warm/hot drink after a windy day at the beach. Great atmosphere and fantastic bar tender. Only reason for four stars instead of five was the high price.

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Thank Mthebaker
Cupertino, California
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An eclectic restaurant out in the boonies along hwy 1 with a deservedly loyal following. Good food. Good desserts. Can be busy on weekends and summer.

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Thank Snoopydad1
Stockholm, Sweden
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139 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's probably the coolest place I visited in CA. Classic, friendly and great food and drinks. This is not Hitec.

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Thank tottelisa
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is small, a bit out of the way, and not very luxurious. But the staff are friendly, the food delicious and they serve the BEST ollaliberry pie we ate on our trip up the coast. We ended up buying an entire pie.

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Thank DCTravelerLA
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Duarte's was recommended to us by a local. It is located about 2 1/2 miles inland when driving from San Francisco to Monterey and highly worth the slight detour.My husband and I both had the creamy artichoke soup and split a linguica sandwich. Both were delicious!

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Thank Diana W
San Jose, California
1 review
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Motivated by the host of tDiners, Drive-Ins & Dives to order the abalone sandwich. Sadly the abalone sandwich failed to meet the quality and quantity. When Coco our waitress asked how our food was I expressed my disappointment with its tastelessness and very small portion heavily coated in batter which I pelted off and only ate less than half, about... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

After driving up the coast from Santa Cruz we stopped at Pigeon Point lighthouse then drove over to Duartes. Our wait time was about 20 minutes, the place was packed. Service was excellent only wish we could say the same for the food. So disappointed . Shrimp cocktail was a bunch of salad shrimp in a glass with cocktail sauce.... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Visited this niche place with family - hysterical throwback to an era long gone . There is a lunch counter with original old fashion swivel stools and wood paneling on the walls . Small place which seems charming . Although not overly obvious there were several gluten free options aside from just salad ...... Would recommend - it feels like... More 

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Park City, Utah
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340 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

People go here from miles around to eat the Artichoke Omelets and other dishes. Do not be in a hurry because you will most likely have a wait for a table.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Soups, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 Stage Rd, Pescadero, CA 94060
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pescadero
  • Phone Number: +1 650-879-0464

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