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Zorro's Cafe & Cantina

) #1 of 5 Restaurants in Shell Beach €€ - €€€ Mexican, , Soups
927 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-2053
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (30 reviews)
“chilli” (29 reviews)
“machaca” (5 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
927 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-2053
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When ever we are in town we grab lunch here, food is always top notch and staff really friendly. I highly recommend.

Thank PlumberGreg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Step in and you're instantly transported to Mexico in a quaint little cantina along the Pacific coast! The menu is varied and authentic. There is also an outdoor seating and the wait staff is excellent! I would highly recommend enjoying a meal at this one-of-a-kind...More

Thank Brad S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went based on feedback from the hotel. There was four of us on a Saturday so there was about a 20 minute wait at 7:30 pm. We started with a cup of clam chowder and it's absolutely delicious. Even though we were into Mexican...More

Thank travelerkl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped for lunch. The place was packed but we got seated right away. Inside was loud but expected for a small place with lots of tables. Outside dining is a bit more kicked back with heaters and sarapes to ward off a chill. Portions were...More

Thank st0ked
Reviewed 16 May 2017

walked to breakfast, based on our Hotel recommendation. food was excellent and service was good, the place was packed. we were there for breakfast, but they are also open for lunch and dinner. will definitely go back, when we are in the area.

Thank nascardonna
Reviewed 9 May 2017

If you are traveling with dog this the place to eat near Pismo Beach. They actually seem to cater to dogs and offer outside seating to help with a comfortable place for the pets to lay down. Water dishes are plentiful for the dogs as...More

Thank Walker S
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is a quaint Mexican restaurant right off the main street in Shell Beach near Pismo Beach. Parking on the street is quick and easy. The restaurant is nothing fancy; but is clean. The menu is somewhat limited; but there are choices for whatever taste...More

Thank REVoigt
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Everything I've had at Zorro's is great. I'm there when they open and it fills up quickly. It's a big breakfast so come hungry. The sausage is wonderful. Service is nice and casual.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great food don't be put off by the outside appearance. Very friendly staff & reasonable prices. Ate here for breakfast & evening meal.

Thank Denise823
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Our hotel host recommend this place. At first we thought, can this really be a good restaurant? Once we got our meal we were convinced that it was. it's a homey place with seating both inside and out. Menus are provided and a waitress/waiter takes...More

Thank Rene V
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Marianna M
What are your hours?
27 July 2016|
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Response from Denise M | Reviewed this property |
Their website doesn't appear to list their hours. But we got there close to 8 pm and the place was filled with diners. They didn't look like they were about to close anytime soon.
Is it pet friendly?
7 June 2016|
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Response from Ace90266 | Reviewed this property |
Front patio - yes. Inside - no
See the menu?
22 April 2016|
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Response from Ace90266 | Reviewed this property |
Both menus are on this page, just scroll down. Go to the zorroscafe website, then click view menus.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 927 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-2053
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Shell Beach
  • Phone Number: 805-773-ZORO
  • E-mail
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