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Bill & Carol's Sea Shanty

) #5 of 14 Restaurants in Cayucos €€ - €€€ American, Seafood, Soups
296 S Ocean Ave, Cayucos, CA 93430-1230
+1 805-995-3272
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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296 S Ocean Ave, Cayucos, CA 93430-1230
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Reviewed 1 week ago

3 stars is too much but it is hard to be negative. How most places do one thing is how they do them all...so...their signature chowder complete with the owners name on it...comes from a can. We had a few bites and set it to...More

Thank blytheanderic
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such great meals! Good options for the kids, terrific for the dinners we had there. Husband said his halibut was perfect. Tough to choose a dessert with such great choices!

Thank 617Dory
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The young lady who led us to our table was off her game, was new, inept or all three. When I asked her what size glass the draft beer was served in, she gestured and said, "about this size". She was serious.... After placing our...More

Thank ajsaxman559
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family friendly service!! Especially kind and attentive to grandchildren as well as all adults. Went back again for dessert & staff remembered the kids-pretty impressive!

Thank Vickiczar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first discovered Bill & Carol's Sea Shanty while visiting at the Hearst Castle. The food and service were so good that we have been back 3 times. I know that does not seem like a lot but considering I live in Georgia and rarely...More

Thank ahbrannon
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were traveling down HWY 1 and pulled into Cayucos to check out this sweet little oceanside town. As we drove through we spotted the Sea Shanty so we stopped for lunch. I had some of the best clam chowder ever and...More

Thank CMC_03
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Delicious food!! Great desserts! Plan on gaining a few pounds here. Calamari, fish and chips, shrimp all mouth watering!

Thank Ziggy801
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We've eaten at the Sea Shanty since it first opened. It's been a year since our last visit; however, there has been a very noticeable decline in the service and quality of the food. After we were seated, no one came to take our order....More

1  Thank Andy H
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We had a party of 17 that ate here. I did call ahead to make sure there was room. They have indoor and several outdoor seating options with heaters if needed. The food was really good, the most reasonably priced in town and excellent service....More

Thank mlaw1970
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We've been stopping here for years. We bring our dogs and can always find a table out on the patio. The staff is always very dog friendly, ready with water bowls. There are blankets provided if needed. The fish and chips are always well fried,...More

Thank FoieGrasLosAngeles
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
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08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 296 S Ocean Ave, Cayucos, CA 93430-1230
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cayucos
  • Phone Number: +1 805-995-3272
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