Satisfying A Wide Spectrum of Culinary Cravings
From family style dining to an exotic food experience, Pismo Beach's restaurants satisfy a wide spectrum of culinary cravings -- even 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 perfect 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.
853 Shell Beach Rd. Shell Beach 805-773-5656
Oak pit BBQ ribs and steaks, seafood, cocktail bar, children's menu. Alex's has been open since 1942. Open Sunday-Thursday 11am-9pm and Friday-Saturday 11am-10pm. Bar open daily from 11am-2am.
Alphy's Adobe Grill
561 Five Cities Dr. Pismo Beach 805-773-0714
Breakfast, Coffee Drinks, Lunch, Catering. Breakfast everyday from 6:30am-11am, lunch or takeout dinner from 10am-7pm (Sundays 6:30am-3 pm)
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 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
1090 Price St. Pismo Beach 805-773-8001
Delicious burgers, chicken sandwiches, Philly cheese steak sandwiches and more. French fries, deep fried onion rings and zucchini. Milkshakes made with real fruit. 11 am-7 pm with extended summer hours.
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.
359 Five Cities Dr. Pismo Beach 805-773-3549
The world's largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants.
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
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
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 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 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
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
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
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.
Mei's Chinese Restaurant
1759 Shell Beach Rd. Shell Beach 805-773-2908
Specialties include seafood, lemon chicken, sesame beef. 11am-9pm
Classic American Dining
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 Café
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
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.
300 Five Cities Dr. Pismo Beach 805-773-4117
Breakfast and lunch served. Open 7 am - 3 pm
Marie Callender's Restaurant & Bakery
2131 Price St. Pismo Beach 805-773-0606
Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Baked goods and famous pies made and baked on the premises daily. Banquet facilities available. Open Monday-Thursday 7am-10pm, Friday-Saturday 7am-11pm and Sunday 8am-10pm.
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
2757 Shell Beach Rd. Pismo Beach 805-773-3555
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
100 Ocean View Ave. Pismo Beach 805-773-3463
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)
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
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.
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
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
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 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
Pezzulos Beach House
2665 Shell Beach Rd. Pismo Beach 805-773-5618
Serving regional Italian cuisine. Fresh seafood, beef, chicken and creative pasta dishes. Tues-Sun 5-9 pm.
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
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.
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
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
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
867 Oak Park Blvd. Pismo Beach 805-474-4141
Yo quiero Taco Bell! Daily 8 am-10:30 pm.
841 Dolliver St. Pismo Beach 805-773-5996
Great homemade Mexican food for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Made with the freshest Ingredients available. All salsas are made with fresh chile, garlic, tomatoes, onions and cilantro. We do not use lard in anything, including our tortillas. Daily 9 am-9 pm
Vallarta Mexican Restaurant
220 Five Cities Dr. Pismo Beach 805-773-2772
Best margaritas this side of the border. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Daily specials. Daily 8 am-10 pm
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
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
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.
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
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
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
Japanese Dining / Sushi
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.
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
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
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
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
361 Pomeroy Ave. 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.
601 Price St. Pismo Beach 805-773-6162