The food was excellent and great service. The decor was a bit kitschy, tho.
We were there for Valentine's day. The food was exceptional! The entertainment "Andy Scott" was the best!!!!
Travelzoo hotel package including dinner entree + a wine bottle for each room, a very good value and the hotel restaurant food is excellent. We order 4 different entree & they were all good or very good except the shrimp is on the salty side (filet mignon, scallop, halibut, ribeye + shrimp). The lodge garden is beautiful. Highly recommend this lodge & dining there.
What a fantastic experience! We came to the Central Coast to celebrate my girlfriend's birthday, and we were delighted with our night out at Cambria Pines Lodge. All courses were delicious, the waiter did a fine job, and the complimentary birthday dessert was excellent! Be sure to ask for it if you're celebrating a birthday.
The food, while pricey, is tasty, and the servers are very nice and attentive. Ours was part of the hotel package, so it was a nice opportunity to try the food without paying full price.
WE ate outside on the heated patio. Plenty of heaters and great food.
Love, love this place! They have s band play in the bar and it’s kid friendly till 9 pm.
Beautiful hotel and surprisenly, excellent food and choices. Everything is good at this restaurant. Loved the Speing mix sslad, so good. The dressing is yummy! Also the crab cakes and shashimi was wonderful! It does get busy so make your reservation! We are here two out of three nights and every morning for breakfast.
It’s our 3rd time coming here. The ambiance is wonderful and the crowd is nice. Pedro is super cool and he’s the best server. We always enjoy our dinner here. If you like top-sirloin, you’re in the right place - at least it’s pretty good for me. Happy New Year 🎊🎆🎈 everyone!!!
New Years Eve dinner
Family and friends gathered at the lodge for a New Year's eve celebration. We spent two nights at the lodge and had all our meals at the lodge as well . From the amazing Hot breakfast buffet to their scrumptious dinner's, entertainment, phenomenal acres of Christmas lights.The amazing Gardens with all the little secret gardens,it was just an incredible experience. Not to mention the adorable Sally the hotel kitty cat Everyone in our party of 10 people would without question return!
Food was terrible, only outdone by the service. Just an overall bad dining experience.
We got there early and the host was very gracious and sat us right away. We will be back.
Great prime rib
I am mixed about our experience at the Lodge's dining room. We ate Christmas dinner and, without question, they are already renowned for their holiday ambiance. The four of us ordered prime rib dinners, the meat perfectly prepared. The green beans were simple and al dente. The mashed potatoes were average but not offensive. And speaking about offensive...there was no excuse for the poorly prepared Caesar Salad. The kitchen should consider first impressions. There is zero excuse for the shoddy effort in composing the Salad. Though the croutons were decent (using their leftover bread) the romaine was wilted and black on the edges. I am a Caesar expert. This is a pet peeve. If my family wasn't present, I'd have loudly complained. There was no effort to trip the top, limp and outside leaves. To make matters worse, the dressing wasn't balanced and the first Tate was acetic. I would expect this from a diner. However, the meat was excellent so I would return but with caution.
Food was TERRIBLE. Sizzler quality steak that tasted of tenderizer and School cafeteria mashed potatoes that were actually served in an ice cream scoop ball. And HELA that shape. Plastic table cloths and ew! Just ew.
Service and food was excellent. Felt sorry for the waiter having to work on Christmas Eve but it was good for us. We have eaten here before and always had a great experience. We are from Bakersfield but have a home in Cambria and it's nice to have a place when people come to visit us when we are here.
The food is always good. But our waiter seem to be preoccupied. Although it was a moo and they were not busy by any means. The salad I wanted it wasn't offered because they didn't have candied walnuts available, so I requested Brussels sprouts, they didn't have them either, at the waiter didn't advise me until he serve my entrée.
Had a nice dinner, while there for the Christmas Market.
The food was the star for me at the Cambria Pines. I had the crab cakes appetizer, served as 3 balls of crab cakes on a tasty aioli drizzle. The were tasty but more on the "cake" side than the crab side - almost like crab hush puppies. I then enjoyed their NY strip was cooked as I ordered it - medium rare.. The side of green beans was freshly prepared and al dente. The choice of central coast wines was good. The atmosphere was pretty basic and quite loud in the main dining room. The fireplace bar area looked like a fun place for the young at heart.