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Windows on the Water

699 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2276
+1 805-772-0677
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sand dabs” (49 reviews)
“lemon mousse” (9 reviews)
“halibut” (40 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
699 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2276
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible sunset view! They accommodated a vegetarian diet an everything served was scrumptious! Waitress was engaging and super friendly!

Thank G1971YCgeorgem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing anniversary dinner at Windows On the Water. Beautiful views. Fantastic service. We ordered a dozen oysters, baked bone marrow, halibut and sand dabs with an octopus salad. Everything was fabulous. Our waitress brought us a gorgeous creme brûlée with a candle...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We often go here for the "bar specials", it rotates but includes oyster night, slider night, and several others. Resturant meals are good, but rarely change, it appears as fine dining and is good but somethings lacking. Please don't get me wrong, it's a good...More

Thank RossNeder
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Windows is the place to go for view, food, and atmosphere. It is elegant and lovely, romantic, and delicious! It is the place I always use when I need to buy a dinner gift certificate, everyone loves Windows on the Water. And don't miss Martini...More

1  Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We had really looked forward to dining here based on the reviews, and were sorely disappointed. The sand dabs, which were touted as a signature dish, were not fresh; they arrived smelling fishy. The beef was tough, not at all worth the premium charged for...More

1  Thank LandCruisers
WindowsGM, General Manager at Windows on the Water, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Hello 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. Without your feedback I might never have known of it. It is...More

Reviewed 20 April 2018

Windows on the Water is THE place to go for fine dining in Morro Bay. It’s pricier than most of the other establishments in town, but well worth it. First, there's the location: it sits on the upper level of the embarcadero and overlooks the...More

Thank rmongoos
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This was a return visit with friends from the local area. Our first visit was so enjoyable, we eagerly made reservations for another birthday dinner. Unfortunately, it was a bit of a disappointment. My husband's halibut was dry, the spinach looked and tasted like it...More

1  Thank Linda C
WindowsGM, General Manager at Windows on the Water, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Dear Linda, 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...More

Reviewed 6 April 2018

Beautiful Restaurant and view. Throuroughly enjoyed me Swordfish, it's presentation and the wine pairing. Great evening!

Thank Casey C
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Great views of the bay. Be sure to reserve a window table. Seafood is great. One of my party had a flat iron steak unlike any I have ever seen, looked like a filet, sliced like a roast, and my taste was very tasty. Unusual...More

Thank Z7011UDmichaelp
Reviewed 1 April 2018

If you go for the atmosphere alone, you will not be disappointed. A little on the pricey side, but well worth the price. Perfect for a first Anniversary or any Anniversary dinner. A great selection of wines to make the meal perfect. Give it a...More

Thank hungrynomore2016
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Questions & Answers
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.
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, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • E-mail
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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