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Splash Cafe

197 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2639
+1 805-773-4653
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“chowder” (540 reviews)
“clams” (153 reviews)
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08:00 - 20:30All hours
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197 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2639
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always a line which tells you everything... great food!!! Clam chowder is the bomb!! Get it in a bread bowl. Chili great too. I always call in and get to go and eat on the water. ( that way you avoid the line!!)

Thank Angie G
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place must be hit at off times to avoid waiting in lines and lack of seating. But the clam chowder is outstanding in the Sourdough breadbowl. You can add a generous portion of crab & shrimp on top for 1.50 too! And the bread...More

Thank trra
Reviewed 4 days ago

Looking for some good clam chowder? Come here and bring the kids. Perfect type of beach cafe, laid back, very crowded (because the chowder is so good) but you go in there with the swim suit still on, t-shirt, flip flops and feel right at...More

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best clam chowder ever! It gets very busy, so we order online then pick it up. The bread bowl for the clam chowder is terrific. We usually take it to go and sit by the pier to eat it. They give you everything you...More

Thank Suzreynolds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been coming to Pismo for over 10 years and this place has the absolute best clam chowder on the planet. Love this place.

Thank Rob33Rich
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hands down the best clam chowder I've ever had. We went there twice on our visit to Pismo Beach. If you go, there will be a line around the corner, but it moves quickly and the wait is worth it. The clam chowder in the...More

Thank DawnS3333
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I could eat their clam chowder all day long. It was my first time to Pismo Beach, and I was really looking forward to some Clam Chowder on the beach. Splash Cafe really does have the best!!! The line was all the way around the...More

Thank Makayla T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We kept seeing long lines of people waiting to get in here to eat. Finally, went early in the evening in the middle of the week and got in easily. Had the clam chowder bread bowl for which it's famous. Good taste, but only lukewarm....More

1  Thank Susan A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Especially during summer months, expect there to be a line out the door and around the building. But don't be put off, as it goes remarkably quickly. The staff do a great job of getting orders placed and served, helping customers to find seats and...More

Thank MattN69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch at the Splash Cafe based on recommendations. The Clam Chowder is good, but not outstanding. If you are looking for a quick bite and reasonably priced, this is the place to go. If you're looking for a sit down meal and comfortable...More

Thank Jim H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2639
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Pismo Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-773-4653
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