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Main Street Grill

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603 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-2341
+1 805-927-3194
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00:00 - 23:59
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Big Bear Lake, California
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647 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The wife and I grabbed dinner here lastnight while staying in Cambria. When we walked in and saw that you had to order your food from what looked like a cafeteria counter, we were unsure if this place was for us. However, we were pleasantly surprised by the efficient service and good food. The helpings were also very large so... More 

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Thank Steven C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's always a good choice. Not expensive, simple menu, great for kids, and eat while you watch the game. Check out the closing time since they will give you the stink eye if you show up near close which I think was relatively early. Burgers and salads are great choices.

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Thank Mary M
Bainbridge Island, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has been the culinary anchor of Cambria as long as I can remember. It's simple, good food at a reasonable price. If you're having trouble finding it, follow your nose. The oak bbq reminds you how good the food is from miles away.

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Visalia, California
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very reasonable prices, burgers were delicious and the onion rings and fries very tasty. **be warned>> the baskets of fries and onion rings are plentiful! we got both for our family of 4 adult size eaters and ended up asking the next table if they wanted our left over 1/2 baskets. (they did). Definitely a shareable meal.

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Thank 4forRhonda
Fresno, California
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by for lunch and were pleasantly surprised. Great tri-tip sandwiches and pulled pork sandwiches. Pretty reasonable prices, but if you go, take cash, they do not take credit cards.

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Thank DJAllison
Moorpark, CA
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Vegan husband had a veggie sandwich (minus mayo) that he is still raving about. We split a small order of fries that was HUGE! We each ordered a side salad that was fresh & delicious (and could easily have shared one & still had leftovers). Friendly atmosphere & outside patio is dog friendly! There are so many items on menu... More 

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Thank Cammie6
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the tri tip steak sandwich because of the trip advisor reviews and we were not disappointed. :) really tasty, really filling and a really good cut of meat. I would highly recommend this place!!! Staff were also lovely too.

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Thank Bethan J
Clovis, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fast serve, order, seat yourself kind of place. However, although I would consider it a fast food type of service, the food is definitely better than expected. We had an Asian salad that was great - small was enough. Tri-tip sandwich states it's the 'very best' on the menu board and I'd agree. Loved the onion rings.... More 

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San Jose, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch while traveling Highway 1. Beware it is cash only (many restaurants are in this area!) We split a tri tip sandwich, veggie avocado sandwich & basket of 1/2 fries 1/2 onion rings. The huge amount of meat in tri tip was unreal & very filling. The veggie sandwich was lighter & very tasty! The onion rings were... More 

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quick counter service and many reasonably priced meal options. The half bbq chicken was more roasted than bbq'd, but still quite good. Fish and chips good, but nothing special. Both were $10.99. Full bar available.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 603 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-2341
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-3194

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