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Windows on the Water

699 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2276
+1 805-772-0677
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
699 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2276
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1 - 10 of 427 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our wedding ceremony and reception at this restaurant. The manager Paul was flawless in what they provided, our friends and family loved the food. The views were more than spectacular, and the privacy was perfect. I cannot say enough how much we enjoyed...More

Thank MSG1331
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I recently visited the bar at Windows, the bartender Megan, and the waitress Elizabeth made the experience so great. The tacos and tequila Tuesday sounded like fun, so we decided to try it out, we had so much fun and we enjoyed...More

Thank Beckywine
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We went on Tuesday for the all you can eat oysters. I like fried oysters and it was the big disappointment. They were so small we didn't know what it was at first, so for fried oysters go up the street. The oyster shooter were...More

1  Thank BaywoodBear12
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

You would expect great seafood......wrong! Probably a great place to have a snack and drink. Great bay view.More

Thank pinewood2005
WindowsGM, General Manager at Windows on the Water, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, I want to sincerely apologize for the unacceptable meal you were served at our restaurant. Providing our guests with high quality, delicious food is one of our highest priorities. I am very sorry that your meal did not live up to the level of...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017

It was a while ago that we visited Morrow Bay and Windows on the Water. We impulsively stopped here on our drive up the coast of California, Cannot tell you one thing about the food, as I do not remember what we had. But do...More

Thank Strive2
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Their limited menu has always held me back in the past but another place I wanted to try was closed so...Windows it was! Larger than I expected and with a really interesting bar area: A couple of steps above the dining area, they offer seats...More

1  Thank DianeXit98
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Well, you can't win them all. This was our least favorite restaurant during a week long road trip where we ate out each night. The fish was overcooked, the sauce overwhelmed the fish and I swear we were invisible to the server. We waited for...More

1  Thank Dale T
WindowsGM, General Manager at Windows on the Water, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Dear Dale, I want to sincerely apologize for the unpleasant incident you had at our restaurant. Your comments were most troubling but I want to unequivocally thank you for bringing this to my attention. It is our highest priority to provide our guests with an...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

A really special place. Vey good food. Great wine list. Get a table by the window for incredible views of the Morro rock and the sunset. I bit pricy but really worth it.

1  Thank JMasonNashville
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

for a change we stayed in morro bay on the way to l a. the ocean, bay, marina, big rock, sea otters, and drive from 101 are all enjoyable. not being able to get into our first choice for dinner, we looked again on trip...More

Thank chuck222
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Spent one night here on a weekend getaway from Los Angeles and was impressed with the fresh seafood and service. With nice views of Morro Rock and prime viewing during the sunset hour, this was the best place to enjoy a singular dinner during our...More

Thank akostich_11
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Aside from your main dish options, do you have simple dishes , such as "fish n chips" for a picky teenager?
7 May 2015|
Response from WindowsGM | Property representative |
Hello, We do offer a children's menu with Pepperoni or Cheese Pizza, Chicken Tenders and Pasta.
Aside from current salad and main dish options, do you prepare other items for vegetarian dinners? Thank you.
24 January 2015|
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Response from WindowsGM | Property representative |
Hello, Sorry about the delay in getting back to you. I just received this. When you come in please notify your server and she will help you with selecting your menu choices. Thank you, Windows on the Water
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 699 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2276
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-772-0677
Located on the water in the Morro Bay, Windows on the Water celebrates the finest the Central Coast of California has to offer. Fresh, local and sustainable ingredients, an extensive wine and beer list of local and international labels, the best in local musicians each Monday, Thursday and Saturday night, and arguably the most dramatic view on the coast. Join us in the bar for a drink and bar specials and dinner nightly from our menu created by our award-winning executive chef, Neil Smith.
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