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Best American Restaurants in Arroyo Grande


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A photo of Ventana Grill restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Pismo Beach
Booked 56 times today
Ventana Grill is celebrated for its fresh and creative Latin-inspired cuisine. This unique restaurant offers a compelling twist on South American food with a touch of Mexican fusion and excellent local fish and meats. Customers highly value the creative take on classic dishes, such as the house made tortillas and enchiladas suizas. The addition of seafood to the menu has been hailed as a delightful surprise. Quality and authenticity resonate in the reviews, with comments noting the restaurant's delicious Latin American dishes and the amazing ocean-front location, which adds to the overall dining experience. From the dolphin and whale show visible from the dining area, to the spectacular view of the sunset, the Ventana Grill ensures a memorable dining experience.
A photo of Oyster Loft restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Pismo Beach
Booked 35 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 Ada's Fish House restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Pismo Beach
Booked 21 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 Sea Venture restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Pismo Beach
Booked 30 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 Pono Pacific Kitchen restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Pismo Beach
Booked 8 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 Jocko's Steakhouse restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Nipomo
Booked 44 times today
Jocko's Steakhouse is renowned for its quality cuts of meat, aged and cooked to perfection. With a legacy spanning over 40 years, this cowboy-style steakhouse is a beloved institution with a longstanding reputation for amazing steak. Reviewers heap praise on Jocko's for its consistently excellent food, outstanding service, and great atmosphere. One customer even claims it's the best steakhouse they visited in the entire United States, defining it as a "hidden gem". And while the wait might be a bit long, customers unanimously agree that the wait is worthwhile because each steak is meticulously prepared to perfection. Despite being an old-school steakhouse, it consistently meets contemporary standards of taste and satisfaction.
A photo of Marisol at the Cliffs Hotel and Spa restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Pismo Beach
Booked 26 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 Custom House restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Avila Beach
Booked 23 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.
A photo of Adelina's Bistro restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Nipomo
Booked 1 time today
Adelina's Bistro is celebrated for its excellent Californian cuisine, as evidenced by numerous rave reviews from satisfied diners. Patrons consistently praise both the quality of food and level of service. Highlights on the menu include the seafood fettuccine, the signature spicy sausage, and pepperoni pizza, as well as the salmon piccata. The restaurant's atmospheric ambiance, complete with beautiful ocean sunset views, further enhances the dining experience. Theme nights, with special menus designed by Chef Renee, are a particular hit. The Tuesday night dinners have been praised for their value, variety, and tastiness. With a warmly welcoming staff and a reputation for consistently high-quality food and service, Adelina's Bistro stands as a bright gem in Californian cuisine.
A photo of Spyglass Inn Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • 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.
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