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The Sow's Ear Cafe

2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
+1 805-927-4865
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“bread” (71 reviews)
Opens in 27 min
All hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
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Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

This is a charming,cozy place to dine.The menu is sophisticated,the food is excellent ,the service good, and the prices are very reasonable for what you get.Would definitely return

Thank phpmd
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

My husband and I had a great anniversary dinner here. I loved the salmon and the salad. Creme brulee is my top dessert and they do it well. Nice relaxed atmosphere. I was glad I made reservations. They got us right in. My only complaint...More

Thank Christa D
Reviewed 24 April 2015

I was quite imnpressed with the quality of food. We had the pork loin with sauce --melt in your mouth tender. Salad was good. Found a $40 bottle of wine that was quite good --so we had two! A quiet night on a Sunday. Service...More

1  Thank travelgal5050
Reviewed 19 April 2015

I love love this place. Celebrated many anniversaries here. They have a nice menu selection. The bread is served inside terra cotta pots. Food has always been delicious.

Thank traveller007007
Reviewed 31 March 2015

My husband and I went to the Sow's Ear at the recommendation of friends. We had a wonderful experience. I had the halibut and my husband had the chicken fried steak. The atmosphere was great. The service was friendly and prompt. The food was delicious.

Thank Nosnom
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Had the mushroom appetizer, great. Clam Chowder Soup, very good. 1/2 Rack of Pork Ribs, bone pulled out CLEAN. Sandwich all of that with FLOWER POT BREAD. Won't tell you how good it is, you have to experience it.

2  Thank glenrodford60
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Enjoyed great, friendly service and excellent meals. Lobster Pot Pie, Grilled Pork Tenderloin both were treats. Quiet country ambience. Great value in the area. Seems like all the restaurants are similarly priced ($$$-$$$$) in this tourist town, so the quest is great food and service....More

Thank joe_barre
Reviewed 21 March 2015

The first evening we had chicken fried steak and fish stew. Both were wonderful. The steak was fork tender and the fish stew was so aromatic and fresh. The second evening we dined on a fish brochet and salmon. The service was very good and...More

Thank Ken K
Reviewed 12 March 2015

We were misled by our hotel who'd suggested it as a kid-friendly restaurant - it's a delightful upscale and cozy place for adults. That said, the staff went out of their way to accommodate us with a 7 year old and a 3 year old....More

1  Thank PhilfromTheVillages
Reviewed 10 March 2015

We always stop here when we come through Cambria. The restaurant is cozy, the staff is always friendly, and the food is great. It's a bit of a fancied-up country restaurant, although you wouldn't guess that from the decor. But the menu is full of...More

Thank sarahktsl
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dustyrhoades
9 January 2017|
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Response from mjke1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I called The Sow's Ear tonight; they are not set up to take online reservations. You can call them at 805/927-4865. If you call before they open at 5:00PM, you can leave a message and they will call you back... More
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eericclark
26 October 2016|
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Response from KaarnEgge | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, you'll have to call the restaurant. Good luck.
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eericclark
26 October 2016|
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Response from PABernard | Reviewed this property |
No, I do not think they are open....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-4865
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