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Permanently Closed - Steamers of Pismo

4.1
874 reviews
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$30 and under
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Seafood
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This restaurant is permanently closed.

Steamers of Pismo is a seafood restaurant in Pismo Beach, California. The atmosphere inside is casual and family friendly. Light colors, high ceilings and mounted blue marlin fish all contribute to the pleasant vibe of the place. From many of the seats in the dining room, guests are able to enjoy a fantastic breach front view of the ocean and the nearby pier.

Cuisine at Steamers of Pismo is fresh and simplistic. Popular dishes include the clam chowder, seafood pasta, fish & chips and the grilled salmon. Because of the seaside views, a meal and a glass of fine wine are even sweeter at Steam of Pismo at around sunset, when guests can watch the splendid scene from the windows.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Seafood, Steak
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Sunday - Monday: 11:30pm - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm, Friday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(805) 773-4711
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Danna Vachal
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Private party contact
John Smith: (805) 773-4711
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Dolliver
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Entertainment
Live Music from great local singers Thursday's, Friday's, & Saturday's
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.1  based on all time ratings
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4.1
service
4.2
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3.8
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Romantraveler (Sacramento)
5.0  Dined on July 21, 2016

Why is open table saying this restaurant is permanently closed? It's my understanding that it's being remodeled and reopened under new management sometime in late August. If my understanding is correct you are doing a disservice to this business. I would appreciate your response.
Thank You.

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OpenTable Diner (Yosemite)
3.0  Dined on May 8, 2016

Not unexpected, there were many families (with young children) celebrating Mom. Kids were not accustomed to eating at a restaurant an it was obvious. To bad the Dads did not step up and relieve Mom of this teaching opportunity.

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OpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
3.0  Dined on May 8, 2016

Went for Mother's Day Brunch only to find out there was an error on their website and there was no brunch. Ended up having lunch instead. It was good but the reason we has gone in the first place was because of the brunch. Seems like an error that should have been fixed....Disappointing.

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Pepper1 (Central Coast)
5.0  Dined on May 7, 2016

Fish and chips was so good, and I am very picky about fish and chips! Our waitress was fantastic and there is a huge parking lot so even that was easy

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OpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
5.0  Dined on May 7, 2016

Loved this place.looked comfortable enough to bring my kids next time and also a great date night place sometging for every one here.food was excellent prepared just right and beautiful to boot can't wait o go back.

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Romantraveler (Sacramento)
5.0  Dined on April 25, 2016

I missed the tempura battered lobster tails appetizer, but the calamari made up for it. Service was great, food was excellent and the 1/2 price wine offer was much appreciated.

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OpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
5.0  Dined on April 23, 2016

My wife and I were celebrating our wedding anniversary and Steamers was recommended. The ability to reserve online was wonderful, as I did so while I was on the beach with my wife. We arrived about 15 minutes early and were immediately greeted and were sitting in our booth within moments. We had an amazing view in the booth of the shore line. Our drinks arrived promptly along with our appetizer. My diner, the fish and chips was perfect. It was in fact the best fish and chips I have ever eaten, and I have been visiting Pismo/Avila for over 20 years. My wife's steak was quite cooked correctly in the center, but the edges were ideal. I thus gave my food 5/5 stars and hers 3/5 stars for an average of 4. I got a chocolate martini (can't remember the name) and wasn't very pleased with it. It felt too strong and over powered with alcohol. Overall I was very pleased and I hope to return again. I will likely get the same meal again, but I may be hard pressed to convience my wife due to her less than optimal experience :(

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vipgreat (Central Coast)
5.0  Dined on April 23, 2016

Great ambience and great service. New owner closing for remodel during summer!! How stupid.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
5.0  Dined on April 22, 2016

Besides the food being incredible the highlight of the evening was when my friend asked if there was anyway to know what was in the salad dressing because she loved it so much!
Next thing we know Candace, the chef is sitting down at the table with us. She wrote down how to make it and explained in detail to us how to cook to reduce the wine and vinegar.

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vipxrotorcop (Baltimore)
3.0  Dined on April 16, 2016

Food was mediocre at best. Fish was overcooked, veggies were under cooked. I would not recommend this restaurant unless you just want a place with a great view and don't care about the food.

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OpenTable Diner (San Joaquin)
2.0  Dined on April 9, 2016

The swordfish was dry, broccoli raw and cold, my husband's halibut was also dry. My a birthday occasion i was disappointed. Sorry but would not recommend this place.

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vipKAK2 (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on April 7, 2016

Okay I said with a view but it was a cloudy, rainy evening in early Spring. The ocean was right there though. Service was friendly and helpful. Good beer, wine, and cocktail list. Seafood choices were excellent. Our choices were the cioppino and sword fish both were very good. When visiting Pismo Beach Steamers is recommended.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on April 3, 2016

Not as impressed as I thought u would be but the views are.amazing

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OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on April 2, 2016

This was our first meal at Steamers and it was excellent across the board with a magnificent view. Unfortunately, as our server informed us, the restaurant is in the process of being sold to another restaurant group and the excellent staff will find themselves out of work.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined on April 1, 2016

The food was pretty tasteless and just not very good. We were hoping for a good seafood dinner, but this just wasn't. It was the most expensive dinner while in Pismo and the worst food. Won't be back.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on March 29, 2016

Short, but solid wine list. Excellent seafood and a great sunset view.

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OpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
4.0  Dined on March 26, 2016

We were seated immediately and had a beautiful view of the water and the sunset. Food was delicious and generous portions. Our server was very attentive. An all around the be great experience.

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OpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
5.0  Dined on March 22, 2016

The service was fantastic and was followed with some trull great food!! One note!! You better be hungry because the portions are big!!

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OpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
5.0  Dined on March 19, 2016

They do it right, food was soooooo good . Great job I,ll be back.

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vipGordon (Seattle)
4.0  Dined on March 16, 2016

The main attraction for Steamers is the view of the beach and the Pacific Ocean from the dining room. Every seat is a view seat and we had the good fortune to be seated shortly before sunset on the evening of a beautiful sunset. We were seated promptly upon arrival and our waiter (Bob) was ever attendant throughout the evening. Our dinners of Halibut fish and chips, seared Ahi and a side order of lobster mac and cheese were well prepared and the mac and cheese was the star of the evening.

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