Dining

Where to Eat in Avila Beach

Our charming seaside town offers a variety of dining options. Whether you’re looking for fresh seafood, classic American fare, or something more unique, you’re sure to find something to your taste. Many restaurants offer outdoor seating with stunning views of the ocean. So grab a bite to eat and enjoy the beautiful scenery!

Mersea’s Restaurant
Mersea's Restaurant

Dine on fresh, delicious seafood, grab a drink at the bar and enjoy the awesome views from the Harford Pier in Avila Beach. Park and take a nice walk out to eat either inside or outside.

3985 Avila Beach Drive
Avila Beach, CA 93424
Phone: (805) 548-2290

WEBSITE
Mulligan’s Bar & Grill
Mulligan's Bar & Grill

Located on one of the most beautiful settings on the Central Coast, Mulligan’s offers casual, comfortable dining along with a full bar. Whether you’re playing golf or just want to enjoy the view.

6464 Ana Bay Drive
Avila Beach, CA 93424
Phone: (805) 595-4001

WEBSITE
Big Al’s at the Beach
Big Al's at the Beach

We are a unique coffee boutique. We serve organic coffee, roasted locally by Joebella Coffee Roasters. We have authentic Hawaiian Shave Ice, Smoothies, snacks, drinks and grab-n-go food.

445 1st Street
Avila Beach, CA 93424
Phone: (805) 441-2770

WEBSITE
Gardens of Avila
Gardens of Avila

The Gardens of Avila Restaurant at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort, voted “most romantic” and a favorite spot for locals as well as travelers, is situated in a beautiful garden setting.

1215 Avila Beach Drive
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Phone: (805) 595-7302

WEBSITE
Woodstone Marketplace
Woodstone Marketplace

Located off San Luis Bay Drive in Avila Beach, Woodstone Marketplace is an eclectic combination of deli, country market, coffee & espresso bar, and wine shop. Just a step off the beaten path.

6675 Bay Laurel Place
Avila Beach, CA 93424
Phone: (805) 595-1018

WEBSITE
Custom House
Custom House

Our Central Coast beach-side location holds beautiful views with a casual atmosphere. An excellent dining experience is our top priority. Our menu has something for everyone, including fresh fish.

404 Front Street
Avila Beach, CA 93424
Phone: (805) 595-7555

WEBSITE
Fat Cats Cafe
Fat Cats Cafe

Named for a big black and yellow cat who kept the construction crew company more than 25 years ago, Fat Cats is a local Avila Beach favorite. There’s a cozy diner-style interior for those rare chilly days.

3920 Avila Beach Drive
Avila Beach, CA 93424
Phone: (805) 595-2204

WEBSITE
Blue Moon Over Avila
Blue Moon Over Avila

Inspired by European influences, Blue Moon Over Avila is a French Wine Bar & Bistro that offers wines from around the world and expertly prepared dishes in a beautiful seaside setting.

6675 Bay Laurel Place
Avila Beach, CA 93424
Phone: (805) 595-1018

WEBSITE
Ocean Grill
Ocean Grill

Ocean Grill in Avila Beach offers expansive views of the Pacific and a menu created by Executive Chef Michael Reyes, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in New York.

268 Front Street
Avila Beach, CA 93424
Phone: (805) 595-4050

WEBSITE
Hula Hut
Hula Hut

Hula Hut features freshly made salads, sandwiches, wraps and smoothies. With a Hawaiian themed ambiance, paired with a beautiful scenic view of Avila Beach, Hula Hut is the perfect place to enjoy a snack.

380 Front Street
Avila Beach, CA 93424
Phone: (805) 627-0488

WEBSITE
Kraken Coffee Company
Kraken Coffee Company

Enjoy craft coffee and tasty treats while lounging beachfront in beautiful Avila Beach.

310 Front Street
Avila Beach, CA 93424
Phone: (805) 439-1177

WEBSITE
Mission Pizza
Mission Pizza

Heading to the beach? Forget your picnic baskets and stop by Mission Pizza and grab some food to go! With 16 specialty pizzas, oven fired flatbreads, oven baked sandwiches, salads and appetizers..

404 Front Street
Avila Beach, CA 93424
Phone: (805) 595-7555

WEBSITE
Avila Market Restaurant
Avila Market Restaurant

Enjoy a diverse array of delectable offerings including mouthwatering burgers, scrumptious sandwiches, hearty breakfast options, and refreshing acai bowls. With a focus on quality ingredients and exceptional flavors, we offer an unforgettable oceanfront dining experience like no other.

354 Front Street
Avila Beach, CA 93424
Phone: (805) 439-1480

WEBSITE
Mr. Rick’s
Mr. Rick's

Located just steps from the sand, the oceanfront patio is the ideal setting for enjoying the coastal scenery while sipping your favorite beverage, or nibbling on delicious appetizers.

404 Front Street
Avila Beach, CA 93424
Phone: (805) 595-7425

WEBSITE

Images from Avila Beach Visitors