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The Sow's Ear Cafe

2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
+1 805-927-4865
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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2248 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3018
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Reviewed 26 November 2014 via mobile

6 of us for dinner at 7. No problem. I had the rack of lamb and a glass of wine. The lamb was up with the best I've ever had and the Zin suggested by our waitress was extremely good. Everyone claimed to enjoy their...More

2  Thank Duane H
Reviewed 26 November 2014

Service was nice, atmosphere was nice, but the food was really average. In fact the catfish was below average. It was very overcooked and there were more nuts smothering it then there was fish itself. Play it safe and ordered the perfectly fine but average...More

Thank jskart
Reviewed 22 November 2014

We went there as we read the review were good. The food was just OK, my husband got the Grilled special and everything was overcooked, they brought bread once and never asked if we wanted more, we were sharing dishes due to be such big...More

Thank LaFabysinHongKon
Reviewed 18 November 2014

We made reservations at the last minute and were so happy we went. We were seated in the back, and loved the atmosphere, Servers were helpful and friendly. The flowerpot bread is a nice touch and pretty yummy, warm out of the oven, The special...More

1  Thank mtca
Reviewed 17 November 2014 via mobile

I want to start my review by saying we had dinner at the Sow's Ear on a mid-Nov Sunday night. The cuisine preparation maybe better during the week. Let me start by saying the atmosphere and ambiance of the restaurant is warm and inviting. You...More

Thank Greg F
Reviewed 16 November 2014

This restaurant was recommended by the Fogcather Inn front desk. Got lost initially trying to find the place but persevered and boy am I glad. Asked the waited for suggestions and he said the Beef Brisket and Chicken Fried Steak are their specialties. You rarely...More

2  Thank Debbie A
Reviewed 16 November 2014

We've been coming to Cambria for several years and always have our anniversary dinner at Sow's Ear. The atmosphere is cozy. The staff are friendly and attentive. We usually get the early bird specials. Good value! The food is always yummy and hot. Make sure...More

1  Thank JudiMike35
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Food and service is superb. Nice atmosphere too that is complimented by very friendly and courteous servers. Beef Stroganoff and Braised Short Rib are excellent entrees....very flavorful and the short rib is so tender. The short rib is accompanied with buttermilk mashed potatoes and fresh...More

1  Thank Travel F
Reviewed 7 November 2014

We tried this restaurant last year, so we decided to go back again. It's very cozy inside, and we've always had very good service. They have some items on their menu that you don't see other places, such as the Chicken and Dumplings. I had...More

2  Thank Bonnie F
Reviewed 7 November 2014

The staff was excellent and the food was terrific. I wish we could have had dessert, but the dinner servings were so large we couldn't. 10 stars for the lobster pot pie!

2  Thank Kathleen Q
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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
26 October 2016|
Response from KaarnEgge | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, you'll have to call the restaurant. Good luck.
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
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
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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