Pismo Beach Dining

Dining Guide

From family style dining to an exotic food experience, Pismo Beach's restaurants satisfy a wide spectrum of culinary cravings including those of the discriminating foodie. Many Pismo Beach restaurants feature coastal seafood dishes as well as casual California-style dining at a great value. Locally grown wine county inspired cuisine is prepared by our talented chefs to perfectly pair with their extensive wine lists and cellar collections. In Pismo Beach, where the waves meet Central California farmland, it can only result in endless, delicious possibilities and choices.

BBQ

Mo's Restaurtant
Mo's Smokehouse BBQ
221 Pomeroy St. Pismo Beach 805-773-6193

Eat in or take out. Where great quality and service are our priorities. 11:30 am-8 pm


Scotty's bar & Grill
Scotty's Bar and Grill
750 Price St. Pismo Beach 805-773-1922

Serving a wide variety of food in a sporty atmosphere. Everything from ribs and steaks to chicken, burgers and specialty dishes such as fajita wraps and fish tacos. Catch the latest game while enjoying a drink at our exquisite bar. 11:30 am-8:30 pm

Burgers

Jack in the Box
Jack in the Box
340 Five Cities Dr. Pismo Beach 805-556-0580

The nation's first major drive-thru burger chain. Open 24/7.


McDonald's
McDonald's
359 Five Cities Dr. Pismo Beach 805-773-3549

The world's largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants.


Pismo Bowl
Pismo Bowl
277 Pomeroy St. Pismo Beach 805-773-2482

Pismo Bowl is the place for affordable family fun! It has been family owned and operated since 1939 and is an original Pismo Beach experience. As one of the oldest continually running bowling alleys in California we offer a unique bowling experience that's fun for all ages. Daily 10 am-10 pm. Fri-Sat until midnight


Cafe

Chop Street
Chop Street
779 Price St. Pismo Beach 805-295-6497

Chop Street offers custom chopped salads and wraps consisting of local produce and over 20 home-made dressings. Salads and wraps include the finest quality tri tip steak, chicken, bacon, ham, albacore, and organic tofu. Open daily 11 am-8 pm


Graze Kitchen
Graze Kitchen
841 Dolliver St. Pismo Beach 805-773-4024

At GRAZE first and foremost, we are devoted to delicious and healthy which doesn’t preclude OMG amazing and sometimes even decadent. We are all about local, organic, sustainable, safe, sane and humane. We are flexible where we can be and will say yes to changes more often than not. We appreciate your flexibility as to availability of some dishes, ingredients and timing due to market variations and waves of visitors. Hours: 11:30 am – 9:00 pm Wed – Sun, Closed Mon & Tues (available for private parties)


Honeymoon Caf
Honeymoon Cafe
999 Price St. Pismo Beach 805-773-5646

This nostalgic Pismo Beach café features a full espresso bar, healthy food and gourmet desserts. Relaxed outdoor seating, ambiance and live music. Breakfast specials, sandwiches, salads and fresh-squeezed juices served anytime. Tues-Fri 7 am-3 pm. Sat-Sun 8 am-3 pm. Closed Monday


Hot Shots Caf�
Hot Shots Cafe
250 Pomeroy St. Pismo Beach 805-773-4542

Come try our fish and chips specials and shoot some pool. Mon-Thurs 11 am-12 pm. Fri-Sat 11 am -1 am


Penny's All American Caf�
Penny's All American Cafe
1053 Price St. Pismo Beach 805-773-3776

Great omelets! Breakfast and lunch served all day. Heated patio. Kids menu. Locally owned and operated. Open Monday-Friday 6am-2pm and Saturday-Sunday 7am-2pm.


Seaside Cafe & Bakery
Seaside Cafe & Bakery
1327 Shell Beach Rd. Shell Beach 805-773-4360

Quiche daily, sandwiches, fresh pastries, eggs benedict. Mon-Wed 6:30 am-3 pm. Thu-Fri 6:30 am-6 pm. Sat-Sun 7 am-6 pm


Shell Cafe at Pismo Beach
Shell Cafe at Pismo Beach
1351 Price St. Pismo Beach 805-773-8300

Come sample our great tradition of service and great food. Perfect for meetings, banquets, parties � or just the two of you. Belgian waffles, French toast, delicious omelets and more. Incredible view from our patio. Open every day for breakfast and lunch. Open for lunch daily from 8am-3pm, dinner Thursday-Sunday until 8pm.


Zorro's Cafe & Cantina
Zorro's Cafe & Cantina
927 Shell Beach Rd. Shell Beach 805-773-ZORO

Where the locals go! Authentic Mexican specialties, traditional breakfast and lunches also available. Patio dining with heaters. Beer, wine, margaritas. Breakfast & Lunch 7:30 am-3 pm. Dinner 3 pm-9 pm. Call for Winter Hours.

Chinese

Mei's Chinese Restaurant
Mei's Chinese Restaurant
1759 Shell Beach Rd. Shell Beach 805-773-2908

Specialties include seafood, lemon chicken, sesame beef. 11am-9pm

Classic American

Coco's Restaurant
Coco's Bakery Restaurant
411 Five Cities Dr. Pismo Beach 805-773-3240

Bakery & restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Pies and cakes baked fresh. Gorgeous view. Daily 6:30 am-10 pm. Fri-Sat until 11 pm


Cool Cat Caf�
Cool Cat Cafe
198 Pomeroy St. Pismo Beach 805-773-1020

Old fashion 50's Diner, specializing in good ol' Hamburgers. Full bar. Try us! Daily 10:30am - 10:30pm


Denny's
Denny's
611 Five Cities Dr. Pismo Beach 805-773-1998

Breakfast served anytime. Great meals, great prices, great desserts, award-winning clam chowder served seven days a week. Junior and senior meals available. Open 24 hrs.


Huckleberry's
Huckleberry's
300 Five Cities Dr. Pismo Beach 805-773-4117

Breakfast and lunch served. Open 7 am - 3 pm

Coffee/Donuts

Broadway Bagel & Coffee Co.
Broadway Bagel & Coffee Co.
503 Five Cities Dr. Pismo Beach 805-773-9263

Offering fresh bagels daily. Join us for breakfast or try our special bagel sandwiches and soups for lunch. We also offer all types of coffee and juice. Open Monday-Saturday 6am-5pm and Sunday 7am-5pm.


Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
354 Five Cities Dr. Pismo Beach 805-773-6420

Coffee, espresso, brewed tea, tea lattes, Coffee Ice Blended® Drinks, Tea Ice Blended® Drinks, Fru-Tea® Ice Blended® Drinks, Coffee-Free Ice Blended® Drinks, pastries and more. Open daily from 6am-9pm.


Mo's Restaurtant
Golden Donut
863 Oak Park Blvd. Pismo Beach 805-473-0373

Fresh donuts made daily. We also offer soup and sandwiches for lunch. Daily 5:30 am-11:30 pm



Mon Ami
Mon Ami
230 Pomeroy St. Pismo Beach 805-773-1458

Full coffee bar, fresh baked pastries, Internet access. Enjoy our casual dining atmosphere for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Open daily at 7am.


Old West Cinnamon Rolls
Old West Cinnamon Rolls
861 Dolliver St. Pismo Beach 805-773-1428

Delicious cinnamon rolls, carrot cake, cookies and rolls. Baked fresh daily. Espresso and beverages, too! We ship cinnamon rolls! Daily 6:30 am-5:30 pm


Orange Cat Cafe
Orange Cat Cafe
301 Cypress St. Pismo Beach 805-773-0848

Fresh coffee, breakfast burritos, great sandwiches, smoothies and friendly service. Open daily Mon-Sun 6 am - 3 pm.


Starbucksl
Starbucks
501 Five Cities Dr. Pismo Beach 805-773-4336

Gourmet coffees, lattes, espressos, pastries. Open daily 5am-10:30pm.


Steaming Bean
Steaming Bean
1651 Shell Beach Rd. Shell Beach 805-773-2222

Espresso, gourmet coffee, pastries. Internet access. Mon-Fri 6 am-5 pm. Sat & Sun 7 am-5 pm


Starbucksl
Surfside Donuts
603 Dolliver St. Pismo Beach 805-295-6069

Featuring Stumptown coffee, Open daily from 6am to 2pm.


The Central Roast
The Central Roast
783-A Price St. Pismo Beach 805-773-9410

The Central Roast is 'Your Neighborhood Coffee Shop'.  We offer locally roasted coffee, fresh baked pastries daily, breakfast and lunch sandwiches and free Wi Fi. Open daily 7 am - 4 pm


Deli/Sandwiches

Orange Cat Cafe
Chipwrecked
246 Pomeroy Avenue, Pismo Beach 805-556-5272

Amazing homemade chips with 10 different tugboat dips to choose from. Also, enjoy fresh salads and sandwiches.


DePalo & Sons Deli
DePalo & Sons Deli
2665 Shell Beach Rd. Shell Beach 805-773-1589

Sandwiches, fresh salads, fresh mozzarella made daily, imported cheese, fine wines, gourmet specialties. Daily 7 am-10 pm


Hoagie's Sandwiches & Grill
Hoagie's Sandwiches & Grill
580 Cypress St. Pismo Beach 805-773-3580

Homemade food using the finest and freshest ingredients. Home of Pismo's best pastrami, grilled tri-tip and chicken sandwiches. Chili, clam chowder and salads. Sun-Thurs 11 am-5 pm. Fri-Sat 11 am-7 pm


Paradise Beer Garden & Gourmet Sandwich Shop
Paradise Beer Garden & Gourmet Sandwich Shop
950 Price Street, Pismo Beach 805-556-3055

Open every day 11am to 3pm - except Tuesday


Subway - Downtown
Subway - Downtown
706 Dolliver St. Pismo Beach 805-773-2545

Submarine sandwiches made just the way you like them, on fresh bread baked daily. Stop by for a hot or cold sandwich, or order a party platter for your next get together. Sun-Thurs 9 am-9 pm. Fri-Sat until 10 pm


Subway
Subway
575 Five Cities Dr. Pismo Beach 805-773-4354

Submarine sandwiches made just the way you like them, on fresh bread baked daily. Stop by for a hot or cold sandwich, or order a party platter for your next get together. Sun-Thurs 9 am-9 pm. Fri-Sat until 10 pm

Fine Dining

Lido Restaurant
Lido Restaurant
2727 Shell Beach Rd. Pismo Beach 805-773-8900

Four-diamond Lido Restaurant and bar offer breathtaking views of the glittering Pacific Ocean. Featuring coastal wine country cuisine, the Lido showcases a bounty of local and organic ingredients prepared with world-class culinary style. An extensive wine list features vintners, some heralded, others awaiting discovery of California's Central Coast appellations. Breakfast 8-11am, Lunch 11am-2pm, Bistro 2-5pm, Dinner 5-9pm (Sun-Thur) & 5-10pm (Fri & Sat)


Marisol's at the Cliffs
Marisol's at the Cliffs
2757 Shell Beach Rd. Pismo Beach 805-773-2511

Marisol at the Cliffs is a three-diamond restaurant. Ocean view/patio dining. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Famous Sunday brunch, cocktail lounge, entertainment. Extensive continental menu, fresh seafood, steaks. Daily for Breakfast/Lunch 7 am-2 pm
Dinner 5-9 pm


Oyster Loft
Oyster Loft
101 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach 805-295-5104

More than a restaurant, Oyster Loft is an experience, where excellent service rivals the taste and aesthetics of presentation. The upscale cuisine and regional seafood dishes are prepared with the utmost attention to detail. Dine inside or out on the patio with sparkling views of Pismo Beach and enjoy our contemporary coastal cuisine. Dinner Served - Sunday – Thursday 5:00pm-9:00pm, Friday & Saturday 5:00pm-10:00pm


Scotty's bar & Grill
SeaVenture Restaurant
100 Ocean View Ave. Pismo Beach805-773-3463

SeaVenture Restaurant features contemporary coastal cuisine with a panoramic ocean view for the finest Pismo Beach dining. Inspired by the Edna Valley and Paso Robles wine regions and local culinary artistry, the chef�s menu features premium meats and seafood and farm-fresh vegetables for creative bar and dinner selections. Vast selection of Central Californian wines and full bar. Bar and Tapas Open Daily at 4 pm. Dinner Open Daily at 5 pm. Sunday Brunch 10 am-2 pm. Live music on Wednesday evenings. Live music on Sunday afternoons (June � September)


Ventana Grill
Ventana Grill
2575 Price St. Pismo Beach 805-773-0000

Embark on the warm, sultry world of Ventana Grill. With an atmosphere that channels the four elements, Ventana Grill immerses guests in the alluring pleasures of a natural world. The stylish dining room sits perched on a coastal bluff, treating guests to an endless view of azure blue and rich red sunsets. Happy Hour 7 days a week from 4:30pm - 6:30pm. Dinner is served 7 days a week from 5:30pm to 10:00pm

Frozen Treats/Sweets

Pismo Yogurt
Pismo Yogurt
187 Pomeroy Ave. Pismo Beach 805-773-5938

Eight flavors of premium self-serve frozen yogurt, more than 50 toppings, plus a variety of fresh fruit cut daily. Open Sunday-Thursday 11am-9pm and Friday-Saturday 11am-10pm.


Scoop Ice Cream Parlor
Scoop Ice Cream Parlor
607 Dolliver St. Pismo Beach 805-773-4253

This good old fashioned ice cream parlor is known for extra large portions and reasonable prices.


Sheila’s Sweet Treats
Sheila’s Sweet Treats
701 Price Street, Pismo Beach 661-912-3203

Open every day - 10am to 7pm

Italian

Del's Famous Pizzeria
Del's Famous Pizzeria
401 Shell Beach Rd. Shell Beach 805-773-4438

Serving New York-style pizza, pasta and Italian specialties since 1973. Full-service dining. Carry out and free delivery. Deliciously affordable. Late night snacks and lunch in the summer months. Daily 4 pm-9 pm
Sat-Sun 12 noon-9 pm


Gino's Pizza
Gino's Pizza
539 Five Cities Dr. Pismo Beach 805-556-0939

Pizza, Italian dishes, Monday and Tuesday Spaghetti night $4.95 per person, eat in, take out and free delivery. Daily 11 am-9 pm


Guiseppe's Cucina Italiana
Guiseppe's Cucina Italiana
891 Price St. Pismo Beach 805-773-2870

Southern Italian specialties, wood-fired pizzas, homemade bread, pastas and seafood. Full cocktail bar. Friendly service always. A must when in town. Voted new times best South County Restaurant. Guiseppe's also delivers direct to your door. Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30 am -3 pm. Dinner Mon-Fri 4:30-10 pm; Fri-Sat until 11 pm.


Guiseppe's Pizza
Guiseppe's Pizza Express
800 Price St. Pismo Beach 805-773-2873

Italian deli and pizza to go. Free delivery to Five Cities. Sun-Thurs 11:30 am-9 pm. Fri-Sat 11am-10 pm


Pizmo Cafe
PizMo Cafe
270 Pomeroy St. Pismo Beach 805-556-0347

Pizza, Pasta and modern food. Sun-Thurs 11 am-9 pm. Fri-Saturday 11 am-10 pm.


Rosa's Italian Restaurant
Rosa's Italian Restaurant
491 Price St. Pismo Beach 805-773-0551

Authentic Italian cuisine, daily seafood specials, fresh bread, daily homemade raviolis, cannelloni, award-winning cioppino. Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30 am-2 pm. Dinner Sun-Thurs 4-9:30 pm; Fri-Sat until 10 pm.


Giant Manhattan Pizza
Sam's Giant Manhattan Pizza
883 Oak Park Blvd. Pismo Beach 805-481-3444

Home of the 30" pizza. Large individual slices, from your hand to your elbow! Fresh salads and hot sandwiches. Weekdays 11 am-10 pm.. Fri-Sat 11 am-11 pm


Japanese

Kanpai Kokkuu
Kanpai Sushi
2665 Shell Beach Rd. Pismo Beach 805-295-6636

Fresh and bursting with flavor is what Kanpai Sushi has to offer. Great tasting food prepared fresh with the highest quality of ingredients and traditional Japanese cooking methods. Enjoy the great atmosphere and friendly service. Open Tuesday Sunday for dinner, Closed Monday.


Sushi Kokkuu
Sushi Kokku
581 Five Cities Dr. Pismo Beach 805-556-0500

Value, flavor and variety, all rolled up in one. Authentic sushi and Japanese cuisine. Dine in Sushi, rolls, bowls, tempura, udon, combinations, salads, sides and specials.


Specialty: Sushi<br />
Wow Yanagi Sushi
869 Oak Park Blvd. Pismo Beach 805-489-6358

Fine Japanese cuisine featuring sushi and tempura vegetables. Family recipes. Open for lunch Monday-Saturday 11:30am-2:30pm and dinner Monday-Saturday 5pm-10pm, Sunday 4:30pm-10pm.


Yanagi Sushi & Grill
Yanagi Sushi & Grill
555 James Way, Pismo Beach 805-773-3535

Sushi bar, grilled steak, tappan tables. Open 7 days a week. Lunch 11:30 am-2:30 pmDinner 5-10 pm

Mexican

El Mirador
El Mirador
187 Pomeroy St. Pismo Beach 805-773-1972

Authentic Mexican food and great shrimp cocktail. Sun-Thurs 9 am-9 pm. Fri-Sat 8 am-10 pm


Papi's Grill
Papi's Grill
1090 Price St. Pismo Beach 805-295-6660

We serve Mexican food, tacos and more, and burgers using fresh ingredients prepared daily Open

Daily 11:00 am – 7:00 pm


Viva Mexico
Sabor A Mexico
690 Dolliver St. Pismo Beach 805-773-4447

Here you'll find amazing, home- style dishes of your favorite Mexican meals including flautas, fish tacos, tostadas, burritos and even fried ice cream. Enjoy shrimp, beef, chicken or steak and experience the quality alternative to fast food in downtown Pismo Beach. Open Mon-Thu 10am � 8pm, Fri 10am -9pm, Sat 8am-10pm, Sun 8am-8pm


Taco Bell
Taco Bell
867 Oak Park Blvd. Pismo Beach805-474-4141

Yo quiero Taco Bell! Daily 8 am-10:30 pm.


Seafood

Brad's Restaurant
Brad's Restaurant
209 Pomeroy St. Pismo Beach 805-773-6165

Seafood, steak, fish, beer and wine. Breakfast, lunch, dinner served inside or outside on our patio. Open-pit barbecue. Local favorite since 1955. Summer Hours: Sunday - Thursday 8am - 9:30pm,  Friday & Saturday 8am - 10pm. Winter Hours: Sunday - Thursday  8am - 8:30pm, Friday & Saturday 8am - 9:30pm


Cracked Crab
Cracked Crab
751 Price St. Pismo Beach 805-773-CRAB

Serving the finest seafood available in a most casual style. Hours: 11:00am until 9:00pm and 10:00pm Friday and Saturday.


Pismo Fish and Chips
Pismo Fish and Chips
505 Cypress St. Pismo Beach 805-773-2853

Family-run operation at the same location for over 30 years. Quality seafood at a reasonable price. Fresh seafood market, beer, wine, hamburgers. The fish and chips are yum-ee. Tues-Sun 11 am-8 pm. Fri-Sat-11 am-8:30 pm. Closed Monday.


Splash Caf�
Splash Cafe
197 Pomeroy St. Pismo Beach 805-773-4653

World famous clam chowder served in original sourdough bread bowl, fresh steamed clams, fish and chips, burgers, dogs, calamari and lots more! Reasonable prices. Take out available. Mon-Thurs 10 am-7:30 pm. Sat 10 am-9 pm. Sun 10 am-8 pm


Spyglass Restaurant
Spyglass Restaurant
2703 Spyglass Dr. Shell Beach 805-773-1222

Lovely ocean-view patio dining. Full menu, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Appetizers, cocktails, live entertainment. Sun-Thurs 7 am-9 pm. Fri-Sat until 10 pm


Steamers of Pismo
Steamers of Pismo
1601 Price St. Pismo Beach 805-773-4711

Lunch, dinner, seafood, pasta, appetizers, cocktails and entertainment. Lunch Daily 11:30-3:30 pm. Dinner Mon-Thurs 4:30-9 pm; Fri-Sat until 10 pm


Wooly’s
Wooly's Beach Bar and Grill
101 Pomeroy Ave. Pismo Beach 805-295-5100

Order Traditional American and Seafood dishes alongside your favorite craft beers, wines and cocktails at the service counter, and then sit back and relax on the open air beachfront deck right along the boardwalk with panoramic coastal views. Hours: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm Sunday – Thursday, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Friday & Saturday.

Steakhouse

F. McLintock's Dining House
F. McLintock's Dining House
750 Mattie Rd. Pismo Beach 805-773-1892

Offers the best in authentic ranch-style cooking and atmosphere teamed up with high-spirited service and genuine western hospitality. Legendary oak-pit barbecued steaks and ribs are the finest, but fresh seafood and salads are a specialty too! Open Monday-Thursday 4:30pm-9pm, Friday 4pm-9:30pm, Saturday 4pm-10pm and Sunday 4pm-9pm. Now offering Happy Hour daily in the bar from 4pm-6pm.

Surf Pubs

Harry's Night Club and Beach Bar
Harry's Night Club and Beach Bar
690 Cypress St. Pismo Beach 805-773-1010

Contemporary rock bands, dancing nightly, pool tables, 7 TVs, karaoke. One block from the pier in the heart of downtown. 10 am-2 am


The Boardroom Surf Pub
The Boardroom Surf Pub
160 Hinds Ave. Pismo Beach 805-295-6222

Flatbread pizzas, sandwiches, salads, drinkin' food and of course, beer and wine. Live music Wednesday and Saturday nights. Happy hour daily from 4pm-6pm.


Pismo Brewing Company
Pismo Brewing Company
500 Cypress St., Pismo Beach 805-295-6200

Constantly rotating line-up of six custom crafted brews and a mouth watering Rootbeer. Open seven days a week from 2pm-10pm.

Thai

Thai-Talay
Thai-Talay
601 Price St. Pismo Beach 805-773-6162

Authentic Thai cuisine in a lovely, relaxing atmosphere. Sun-Thurs 11 am-9 pm. Fri-Sat 11 am-10 pm.

Wine Cafes

Sans Liege
Sans Liege
870 Price Street Pismo Beach 805-773-2770

The Sans Liege Tasting Room in Downtown Pismo Beach is home to handmade wines from the best vineyards on the Central Coast.  Here, Winemaker Curt Schalchlin and his wife pour the winery's small production, sought-after wines.  The inviting space gives enthusiansts and wanderers the opportunity to enjoy Sans Liege wines by the flight, glass, or bottle. Open: Thursdays: 3pm-9pm Fridays & Saturdays: 1pm-9pm. Sundays: 12pm-6pm


Tastes of the Valleys
Tastes of the Valleys
911 Price Street Pismo Beach 805-773-8466

Recognized by Wine Enthusiast Magazine as one of TOP 20 WINE BARS IN AMERICA, Tastes of the Valleys Wine Bar, offers nearly every wine in stock by the glass - DAILY! With a wine list approaching a 1000 wines (no, that is not a typo), you are sure to discover your next favorite. Open daily. Noon to 9:00 PM Monday thru Thursday. Noon to 10:00 PM Friday and Saturday. Noon to 8:00 PM on Sunday.


Vino Versato
Puffer’s of Pismo
781 Price Street Pismo Beach 805-773-6563

Billed as Pismo Beach's hippest wine bar, Puffer’s of Pismo offers three beers on tap and 50 different wines, many of them local. Enjoy a glass of wine in the private outdoor patio while sampling such delicacies as capocollo, salami and prosciutto with aged Gouda and baby Swiss cheese; white bean hummus with pita bread and heirloom tomatoes; spicy black bean dip with parmesan crisps, tortilla chips and toasted pine nuts; and Belgium chocolate pudding with chocolate truffles. No cover charge to hear local musician Tim Jackson perform Saturdays from 6-8:30 pm. Winemaker Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30 pm. Mon-Sat 2-9 pm. Sun 4 to 8 PM. Closed Tuesday

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