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Dorn's Original Breakers Cafe

801 Market Ave, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2123
+1 805-772-4415
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
07:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
801 Market Ave, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2123
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Whenever we stay in Morro Bay, we enjoy having dinner at Dorn's. The restaurant is cozy, views are amazing and food and service excellent. Nice wine selection also! We always enjoy it!

Thank Karin S
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

I've eaten at Dorn's for lunch and it was very good. But on this night I was disappointed with the hamburger. It had no flavor

Thank CoachCambria_CA
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

We were motorhoming on the California coast this trip and our camp host suggested Dorns restaurant for dinner tonight. I called ahead to ask if their patio was dog friendly as we have our small pooch with us. They said it was so we came...More

Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 24 January 2018

This is an easy walk from the hotels on the Embarcadero, they have great service, an amazing view and filling portions.

Thank Patti P
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This family owned restaurant offers upscale decor with a nautical theme. Great place for larger groups and the views overlooking Morro Bay harbor are spectacular. The bar offers great cocktails and arguably the best Bloody Mary in town. My family and I love going to...More

Thank BeachFamily_13
Reviewed 22 January 2018

You can sit on the deck in nice weather, the location is above the embarcadero, the main street on the bay, so you get a wonderful view. I enjoy everything I order here, altho would stay away from any specials that include sauces on the...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We so much enjoyed the breakfast here. Not only was the food good, the food came quickly. A bus boy was always circulating to refill water and collect dishes. We will definitely go there again.

Thank Carol G
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Delicious food and very generous portions. Even split plates for you. Wonderful view of the ba. Very kid friendly.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 31 December 2017

I've written a couple of reviews for Dorn's Original Breakers Cafe, in 2012 and 2014. Both were for dinners. This past week we were up in Morro Bay again and decided to try Dorn's for breakfast. Arriving at 10 am on a Thursday we found...More

Thank ArchieMYL
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Our hotel recommended Dorn’s after we had already eaten at the Galley. These are the 2 best restaurants in Morro Bay by a long shot. This place is up the hill from the tourist shops with great views of the bay and rock. The decor...More

Thank Travelin M
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Response from beachlovers4 | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is but I can't confirm it, a phone call should do it, enjoy!
22 November 2015|
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Response from Mick T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Can't help. We're back in Australia. Just call them. And while you're there in Morro Bay, check out all the Australian Red Flowering Gum trees! T g ere are more there than I gave ever seen in Australia in one town... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 Market Ave, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2123
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-4415
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