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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Mountain
“Morro Rock Natural Preserve - giant massive rock. Access the parking area at the north end of the Embarcadero. Walk along the beach, picnic, play frisbee.”
  • 47 locals recommend
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Mexican Restaurant
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“California fusion - yummy tacos and burritos! Giant servings and delicious. Very popular and view of the ocean across Hwy. 1.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Lovely views of the bay, golf course, Morro rock small beach and hiking trails.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
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“Night club with live music. They serve food, have plenty of seating indoors and outdoors. Club has TV for sports viewing and two pool tables. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bar
“There are 3 sections to this place, the main restaurant, the back bar and the upstairs hang out spot. Restaurant side has around 15 taps, and its where they host all of the barrels for their own wild beer. The back bar has another 20 or so taps with wrap around bar top, stools and some separate seating area facing the street. The upstairs area is pretty secluded with more tables, a dart board, foosball and pool table. The view of the ocean and Morro Rock is just stunning. Beer selection ranges from session-able, west coast IPAs, good local selection.”
  • 17 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“From the award-winning Local Halibut to their Beef Filet, they are dedicated to providing guests with locally raised livestock, seafood and organically grown produce.”
  • 25 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“One of our favorites. Their regular BUTTERMILK pancakes have ruined it for any other restaurant's pancakes for us and they are to die for. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Grocery Store
“*Large selection of Wines from our local Vintners and Wineries *Large selection of Craft beers from out local Breweries *Indoor Farmers Market featuring produce from many of our local area growers; brought in weekly! *Bakery Products *Fresh Quality Meats from Harris Ranch *Large selection of IGA products”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bar
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“The freshest premium seafood. Hand-selected seasonal ingredients from their own farm.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Outdoor casual, on the dock overlooking the bay and Morro Rock. Serve yourself counter service. Fresh seafood. Outdoors only. Take home fresh seafood to cook at home.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Grocery Store
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“Grocery Store with Well's Fargo Bank inside! Rite Aid Pharmacy is next door as well (Rite Aid is open 24 hours).”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
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“Famous for their fish burritos and tacos, I prefer the catch of the day salad. A little pricier than some cafes, it is really worth it! There is inside and outside dining with heaters for chilly evenings. Located on the edge of the back bay marina just across the estuary from Los Osos, it is only a 5 minute drive away. It is right across the street from the Morro Bay State Park campground. You can also rent kayaks at the marina and paddle across to the sand spit.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Health
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“Excellent food that is healthy and vegan! Fresh Organic Produced used in recipes. Fresh Juices and Smoothies. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Cinema
“This is such a great old-fashioned family owned theatre. It feels very old-school with no commercials before films and a friendly staff to greet you at the door. Recently remodeled with great sound system.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Café
“Popular local and tourist hangout largely by offering a welcoming, friendly atmosphere, a broad selection of carefully curated wines by the glass, and now with satisfying meals and snacks.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Route
“Lots to do and see. taffy store, novelty stores, restaurants, FIsherman's warf”
  • 13 locals recommend