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2665 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-1779
+1 805-773-1589
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This is a great choice for everything from a lunch sandwich to fine dining for dinner. Exceptionally good salads and entrees to go. They have a mind boggling selection of wines and champagnes. The workers were knowledgeable about the wines so just ask when in doubt. The deli is open until 10:00 each night and i think they feed half... More 

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1 Thank GregoryRichardson
Shell Beach, California
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Great prepared foods for lunch or dinner and terrific baked goods. Pricey, but this ain't a chain and the quality is high. Friendly staff, too. Locals love it as do tourists.

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1 Thank Joseph V
Beverly Hills, California
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225 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Tucked away at the back of the store is a little deli with fresh offerings of salads and made to order sandwiches. Grab a Kombucha and enjoy your meal! The Californian Veggie Sandwich is a delight. It's not a date night place but I can't complain when my husband drags me here when it is his night to cook! Everyone... More 

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1 Thank Miss C
Shell Beach, California
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to pick up groceries you need for vacation!! Bakery goods, ready meals, good wines too. Well located in Shell Beach, near hotels, restaurants and great beaches

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1 Thank Adele M
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Fun store to get snacks & awesome, yummy Italian food. They have a little bit of everything in here including a wonderful selection of wines & spirits.

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2 Thank Leslie F
Knoxville, Tennessee
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67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Found this by accident while staying in a nearby hotel. Delicious everything! A bit pricey but worth it. Very nice shop, nice people. They will heat up entrees for you if you tell them you are in the hotel nearby. Desserts are fab!

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Thank tnjeannia
San Luis Obispo, CA
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147 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Food is pretty good, but very expensive! Some of the food is better than others. Makes the best pasta salad I've ever tasted and I usually hate pasta salad. Deli items are OK. I eat there about once every 3 or 4 months due mainly to the expense.

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Thank Backpacker_0905
Wrentham, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful shop with excellent sandwiches coffee and breakfast foods Has a great wine selection and cheeses and breads.

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Thank cfcaldwell
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Known to the locals of Shell Beach, this is a must-stop for anyone in the area. Fantastic food can be found in the deli....giant meatballs, lasagne, terrine....you name it - its fantastic! The store also features upscale food items, cookbooks and alcohol. Need breakfast? They sell a variety of homemade pastries and freshly brewed coffee. Need a picnic lunch? They... More 

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1 Thank Michelle E
Dallas, Texas
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We loved the deli sandwiches. It's a small gourmet market with some grocery items, wine, spirits, yummy desserts (get the carrot cake), and a decent sized deli. We loved the sandwiches, but I did not like the eggrolls or the tortellini from the deli case.

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Thank ashlandmatt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2665 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-1779
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Shell Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-773-1589

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?