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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” (523 reviews)
“clams” (147 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 20:30All hours
American, Cafe, Seafood, Soups
197 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2639
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved the clam chowder in the bread bowl!! Yummy yummy! My daughter loved her pastrami sandwich. Loved the atmosphere in this little cozy place! If you don't like crowds you may not enjoy it! However, the staff is very friendly, helpful , and the food...More

Thank Djgriz71
Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved this restaurant and the Pismo area. Their clam chowder is right up there, maybe even surpassing, San Francisco and also The Fish Company in Los Alamitos, CA. Their clam chowder is served in a bread bowl with extra crab meat on top. Yum. They...More

Thank 34TripCritic
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ive lived in this area off and on for about 4 decades now and have tried clam chowder everywhere on the coast as well as the East coast. Splash clam chowder is truly the best of all of them. Recipe hasn't changed in all the...More

Thank 458debbia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did not expect this hole-in-the-wall inexpensive tiny seafood shack to have the best chowder I've ever eaten, despite the fantastic reviews. I am very picky about my chowder, and now the bar has been set even higher. Creamy, buttery, not filled with potatoes. Perfect...More

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Anytime we go to pismo we must go here. Love their sour bowl clam chowder. So delicious. Everything is so fresh. Always very busy but it seems to pass by quick. Will deff go on my next visit to pismo.

Thank Jessrizo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be fooled by the local advertising for this place. The clam chowder was more like a potato chowder. Seriously not one clam in my soup! You can taste the cream they brag about, but not much else to it. The tables were dirty, while...More

1  Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time we visit Oceano, we walk the beach to Pismo to have a sourdough bowl of Splash's clam chowder. One word- MARVELOUS. Try and get here before noon, the line snakes around the block. Don't let it scare you- well worth the wait!!

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, get this: I was so very very wrong. Wrong about “a lot of things concerning this place that had a line of kids outside the place back in the 80’s, 90’s, 2000’s, and today. You see: After many years and many trips to Sweet...More

Thank Mark Douglas M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I stopped on a whim to taste the famous clam chowder. We walked in ordered a bowl to split and within minutes we're enjoying the tasty, thick and delicious chowder. It certainly lives up to its hype and worth a visit. Note:...More

Thank Dina H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was highly recommended we tried it we liked it we had clam chowder and bread bowls and a double hamburger always very good place gets very busy and they will not allow you to sit at a table until your order is placed

Thank E9225AHnancyp
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allen p
Is the entire menu available all day?
9 February 2017|
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Response from Sharon B | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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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