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Best Seafood Restaurants in Pismo Beach

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A photo of Ada's Fish House restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(167)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Pismo Beach
Booked 16 times today
Ada's Fish House is a family owned and operated establishment, boasting fresh fish and seafood in a relaxed atmosphere. Ada's offers classic coastal dishes with an East Coast influence such as steamed clams and lobster rolls with mouth watering specialties of Pacific Coast Halibut, whole snapper, and seafood pasta. Ada's sources fresh seafood daily in order to provide the highest quality product to their customers. Executive Chef and owner, Douglas MacMillan, is always introducing new and exciting dishes - simple and fresh. A mostly local wine list and full bar await your arrival.
A photo of Oyster Loft restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(3536)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Pismo Beach
Booked 46 times today
Oyster Loft, located in Pismo Beach, is a seafood cuisine gem that never disappoints. This restaurant is highly praised for its unbeatably fresh oysters, diverse menu, and exquisite presentation of dishes. Customers rave about the varied seafood entrees and appetizing desserts, often stating they're cooked to perfection with unique layers of flavors. Oyster Loft's service is hailed as top-notch, from friendly hosts to knowledgeable serving staff, contributing to an overall excellent dining experience. The location itself offers a stunning ocean view, adding to the charm of this establishment. Whether you're stopping by for the fresh seafood, delicious cocktails, or fine dining atmosphere, it seems Oyster Loft is a must-visit when in Pismo Beach.
A photo of Sea Venture restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2340)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Pismo Beach
Booked 16 times today
Sea Venture is a standout destination for Contemporary American cuisine, renowned for its idyllic location and an incredible selection of dishes. The menu encompasses everything from "Hash Brown Omelet" and "Pismo Beach Burger" to "Grilled Swordfish" and "Pistachio Crusted Halibut", showcasing the breadth of American culinary traditions. Reviews laud the restaurant for the beautiful ocean views and solid, consistent service. Their cocktails, particularly martinis, are highly appreciated by customers. One reviewer praised the “salmon with creamed spinach and root vegetables” for tasting delicious and being cooked to perfection. Another loved the “breakfast burrito” for being juicy and well-spiced. The restaurant's dedication to quality definitely makes it a must-visit!
A photo of Pequin Coastal Cocina restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(251)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Pismo Beach
Booked 1 time today
Pequin Coastal Cocina is a standout amongst local restaurants, offering an exquisite and authentic Mexican culinary experience. Located near the Pismo Pier, diners have commended Pequin for its generous servings, thoughtfully crafted dishes and exceptional service. The Roasted Half Hen with mole sauce, Wagyu Picanha Steak with agave glaze, and unique variations of Ceviche and Brussels Sprouts have received particularly high praise. Reviewers also highlighted an extensive drink menu, with the Kiwi Paloma and Mango Collins earning notable mentions. The restaurant's relaxing ambiance, characterized by fire pits and oceanic views, further enhances the overall dining experience. Customers frequently express a desire to revisit Pequin Coastal Cocina, applauding its menu changes and labeling it as "One of the best places to enjoy life on the central coast."
A photo of Vista Steak and Seafood restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1582)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Pismo Beach
Booked 51 times today
Renowned for its exceptional service, food quality, and breathtaking ocean view, the Vista Steak and Seafood is the go-to place for seafood lovers. Customers frequently commend the chef for crafting consistently high-quality entrees from the freshest seafood. Among the highly recommended dishes are the shrimp and scallops, Ahi tuna, crab cakes, and seafood pasta. Complementing the sumptuous food is the fantastic service delivered by the staff, particularly Stan, who guests have called "outstanding". The striking ocean views from each table are another stunning feature that enhances the overall dining experience, making it perfect for any occasion - from birthdays to anniversaries. Customers consistently express their intent to return, underscoring the restaurant's excellence.
A photo of Pono Pacific Kitchen restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(558)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Pismo Beach
Booked 9 times today
Pono Pacific Kitchen offers Pacific Rim cuisine that focuses on local favorites with a style of cooking and presenting dishes that combines ingredients, influences and techniques from not only Hawaii but also Asia, California and Mexico and the western coasts in general.
A photo of F. McLintocks Saloon & Dining House restaurant
4.4
Awesome(1480)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Pismo Beach
Booked 12 times today
F. McLintocks Saloon & Dining House is highly praised for its exceptional steak cuisine. Regular customers rave about their superb service, remarkable dining experience, and outstanding food, particularly the perfectly cooked steaks. The delightful atmosphere and unique culinary experiences are among its many attractions. One patron shared their love for the Oak Pit BBQ Ribs in Honey-Pineapple Sauce, while others admired the Porterhouse steak and the 22 oz bone-in rib eye. Many also spoke highly of their ocean-view seating and the fun, relaxed atmosphere. Their enduring reputation and consistent high-quality dining experience makes it a prime choice for steak lovers.
A photo of Marisol at the Cliffs Hotel and Spa restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1320)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Pismo Beach
Booked 12 times today
Marisol at the Cliffs Hotel and Spa is a gem for Contemporary American cuisine. According to numerous customer reviews, the restaurant consistently delivers excellent service and exquisite food. "The food was amazing. Halibut cooked to perfection. Dessert was decadent," one reviewer wrote, indicating the high quality of their menu. Another mentioned, "My husband and I celebrated our anniversary at Marisol restaurant. Everything was very good...The food was tasty and nicely presented." The captivating ocean view and attentive service contributes to the restaurant's overall appeal. With an ambiance that makes any occasion special, from anniversaries to graduation brunches, Marisol evidently succeeds in providing memorable dining experiences.
A photo of Spyglass Inn Restaurant restaurant
4.4
Awesome(93)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Pismo Beach
Spyglass Inn Restaurant is highly acclaimed for its exceptional seafood cuisine. Customers frequently praise the delicious, perfectly cooked dishes like calamari, hot crab sandwich, shrimp/lobster tacos, and all-you-can-eat crab legs. Located on the coast, the restaurant boasts breathtaking views, enhancing the dining experience. The service also receives glowing reviews, with the staff described as "terrific", "the best", and "attentive", contributing to a fantastic evening. The outdoor seating, gorgeous sunsets, and excellent local wine selection further elevate the overall experience. In addition, the restaurant offers great value for money. Despite one review noting disappointment with the reservation process, the sentiments toward the cuisine and ambience remain overwhelmingly positive.
A photo of Custom House restaurant
4.3
Awesome(113)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Avila Beach
Booked 12 times today
Custom House is a standout seafood restaurant celebrated for its incredible cuisine. From the delicious Clam Chowder, clams, and mussels in white wine, customers have hailed their food as some of the best. Customer reviews suggest that each dish is prepared with meticulous attention to detail, resulting in an unforgettable dining experience. The restaurant also takes pride in its exceptional service, with the manager, Fabian, receiving high praise for enhancing the dining experience. Furthermore, special occasions such as anniversaries are made even more memorable with complimentary desserts. This, along with the great service and delightful ambiance, makes Custom House a top choice for seafood lovers.

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Discover best Seafood restaurants in Pismo Beach

Discover the culinary delights of Pismo Beach, California, where seafood is celebrated with exceptional flair and creativity. Nestled along the stunning California Central Coast, Pismo Beach offers a diverse dining scene that catures the essence of the ocean with its fresh, locally sourced seafood. From contemporary American to Mexican and Pacific Rim influences, each restaurant in this region showcases a unique approach to seafood, ensuring there is something to satisfy every palate. The restaurants in Pismo Beach pride themselves on their use of fresh, high-quality ingredients, with seafood often taking center stage in their innovative dishes. Diners can expect beautifully presented plates that not only taste exquisite but also highlight the local seafood's natural flavors. The emphasis on local sourcing not only supports the regional economy but also guarantees the freshness that seafood lovers seek. Customer reviews frequently praise the attentive service and inviting atmospheres, enhancing the overall dining experience. Whether you're enjoying a family meal, a romantic dinner, or a gathering with friends, the combination of spectacular ocean views, delectable seafood, and warm hospitality makes dining in Pismo Beach truly memorable. Explore Pismo Beach's seafood offerings to experience a delightful blend of culinary excellence and scenic beauty, making every meal an adventure in taste and sight. Whether you crave the subtle flavors of finely prepared fish or the rich, spicy accents of coastal cuisine, Pismo Beach's restaurants are ready to exceed your expectations with their outstanding seafood creations.

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