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Shell Cafe

) #32 of 75 Restaurants in Pismo Beach €€ - €€€ American, Soups, Cafe
1351 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2217
+1 805-773-8300
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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08:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Soups, Cafe
€€ - €€€
1351 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2217
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We started coming here a few years ago. We drive by and said "Let's try it" Well today when we were heading home from Cambria, CA... we both were thinking of that Café! When we got off the freeway we both saw it at the...More

Thank LittleMrsMagoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been three times to this cafe. We have met the owner who is so friendly. Our waitresses have been super helpful. The food was very well cooked. We have had breakfast and lunches there. The poached eggs are perfect. The crab cake was...More

Thank anitabrit
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We ate here twice during our stay in pismo. The breakfast is very filling and delicious. The brisket and gravy was so creamy and the brisket was so tender. So happy we found this place. Stop in...its worth it.

Thank che22bacca4ever
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Shell Café is situated on a corner along Price Street. It's a nice setup with an outdoor patio. No concerns about environment or atmosphere. We had stopped by for an early lunch and we were pleased to find a light crowd. The wait staff were...More

Thank latindrummer2112
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This was our last met ting place for the family before going our separate ways: ours to visit Yosemite, our family driving to Los Angeles and then home to England and my mom in law and brother in law going back to Los Osos and...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Had lunch and the clam chowder was very good, better than Splash in our opinion. Service was fast. Décor not great but was clean.

Thank LDayO
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I went to breakfast here with some friends that were visiting from out of town. The menu has changed a little but the food was still as great as ever. Really friendly service. They just got their liquor license and will be remodeling to add...More

Thank JenV65
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Located on the North end of the Pismo business area, this is the best breakfast spot. Good water views, casual, outstanding chicken fried steak and very decent eggs benny. We were there mid-morrning so service was immediate and attentive.

Thank rockySeattleArea
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Whenever we get to the central-coast ,we try to have at-least one meal at the Shell Café...Service is usually good with friendly staff, attentive to your needs ...offering suggestions...The view is excellent ..within sight of the beach...boardwalk and pier... You get the full "beach-treatment" with...More

Thank bbiken
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Typical breakfast menu but prepared very nicely with excellent service. Lots of history to this place, so be sure to check out the old photos and write-ups on the walls.

Thank calyptephile
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1351 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2217
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Pismo Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-773-8300
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