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2665 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-1779
+1 805-773-1589
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Holland, Michigan
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76 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

Fantastic coffee shop and deli along Highway 101. The Italian food selection was amazing. It's a little tricky getting into the parking area, but worth the effort.

Thank lwlevey
Shell Beach, California
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70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

Carry great selection of wines, upscale. Have Italian deli for sandwiches and salads. Home made minestrone and chicken noodle soup. Many home made items. Home made mozzarella cheese!

Thank Kathy S
Torrance, California
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Pick up a sandwich and some cookies on our way to Hearst Castle from LA. We ordered the Ginder to share between me and my fiance. It was plenty and the fillings were fresh and tasty. The roll was kinda blah and boring.. I hoped for a more substantial roll from a deli. We also got a white chocolate macadamia... More 

Thank mstinawu
Santa Clarita, California
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151 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

All the food we had on Saturday for lunch was fantastic. The deli has fresh everything, a great variety and we picked out some favorites and sat outside to eat. From salads, spreads, pasta, pork pops, etc..you name it. Great cheese selection in the cooler as well. Their wine selection is super and prices are very good. The only issue... More 

Thank TCBJ36Yrs
San Jose, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Just go. The food counter is amazing, wine selection is awesome but a little pricey, deserts are great.

Thank Jim J
Central Coast
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197 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 544 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

De Palo and Sons has a nice selection of prepared foods as well as sandwiches, whuch is in the back of the store. The front of the store has all the prepared foods. They also have a huge wine selection, but most of them are overpriced, but I think they are catering mire to the guests at Dolphin Bay and... More 

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Corona del Mar, California
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

I tell people it is worth a special trip to encounter DePaulo's Gorgonzola/Mascarpone slice with roasted garlic. It is the ultimate delight with wine, olives, crackers as hors d'oeuvre, picnic or seed hot over pasta - it is fantastic. Also they carry Paso Almond Brittle that will be your new addiction!

Thank blythefair
Mohave Valley, Arizona
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

Went in for sandwich as suggested by hotel, huge and must share. One sandwich and a side potato salad perfect for a romantic day sunset at the beach. Fresh mozzarella made daily is wonderful..........

Thank katiebugg2014
San Carlos, California
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

Not cheap. But if you want gourmet provisions for a day at the beach this can't be beat. Gourmet in-house items, great selection of sauces, chocolates, french soap, bee-based lotions, beers, olives, veggie chips, cheese, and wine for days.

Thank chicklynickly
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

Great deli and gift browsing for best picnic basket or gift basket ever! We like the roasted vegi sandwich sandwich!

Thank Linda A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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?