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Madeline's Restaurant

€€€€American, French,
788 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-2835
+1 805-927-4175
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, French, Wine Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
788 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-2835
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd already been to several good restaurants in Cambria, but saved Madeline's for our last night. It was well worth the wait. For starters, my husband had the seared scallops which were done perfectly, and I had the Spanish octopus: slow-cooked in a saffron tomato...More

Thank NewHopeLover
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place, very good wait staff, but crab/lobster cakes were overdone, pork chop good, halibut special would be better without that sticky rice, but halibut itself was good.

Thank flygary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time we go to Cambria, which is two (sometimes three) times per year, we save a special night for dinner at Madeline’s. The food is always fantastic, the service is always good as is the atmosphere. This time however, we learned something. We will...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

An excellent restaurant with a myriad of choices. I have sampled the sea bass and rabbit both of which were delicious. The ambiance is light, elegant and inviting. The service was outstanding. Sits along Main Street in Cambria. The outside is deceptive in that the...More

Thank mreeves2016
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great food! Great Service! The ambience was just right! Although they usually do reservations, they were able to fit us in right away! The halibut and the bananas foster are amazing!!!

Thank sweetleilani916
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I chose this restaurant to celebrate my husband's birthday. The food, service, and atmosphere were beyond what I could hope for. My husband had the double cut pork chops and he said it was the best pork chop and garnishment he's ever had. I had...More

Thank journeycsa
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Madeline's was enchanting and delicious. I enjoyed the impressionistic art work on the walls and the romantic atmosphere of white table clothes, roses and candlelight. We shared the crabcakes and each had breast of duck. We shall return!

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We had such an amazing meal. The restaurant is small and cosy with enough room between tables to make sure you are not crowded. The staff were attentive and we had nothing negative to say about the whole experience. The food was perfect and well...More

Thank Emz5
Reviewed 26 October 2017

On recommendation of several folks, we snagged a reservation for dinner and weren't dissappointed. Great atmosphere, and service. Suggestions on wine paring with our main courses were perfect, as was the food. You must eat here at least once on your next visit to the...More

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The restaurant had a lovely relaxed feel; whilst waiting for our table we were offered wine at the bar very good service. The food was the best had on our trip definitely would highly recommend Madeline’s

Thank Suzette S
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Response from Korina M | Reviewed this property |
I would call them....they are amazing and accommodating. Hope this helps.
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Yes that would cut the wait down
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$22 - US$32
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 788 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-2835
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-4175
Wine Tasting Room by Day & Restaurant by Night! I think one of the best ways to get the full experience of Madeline's is to visit our open daily wine tasting room where you can try some of the best boutique wines that the central coast has to offer and then finish off your custom wine tasting with dinner in our full service dining room! We thank you for spending a few moments on our website and hope you enjoy all that the central coast has to offer. See you soon! David - Chef/Owner
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