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Santa Barbara and the Central Coast Restaurants

Windows on the Water

  • 699 Embarcadero Map It
  • Seafood

Updated 05/04/2014

Fodor's Review

Diners at this second-floor restaurant view the sunset through giant picture windows. Meanwhile, fresh fish and other dishes based on local ingredients emerge from the wood-fired oven in the open kitchen, and oysters on the half shell beckon from the raw bar. The California-centric wine list includes about 20 selections poured by the glass.

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699 Embarcadero, at Pacific St., Morro Bay, California, 93442, United States

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • No lunch

Updated 05/04/2014


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Feb 16, 2009

Windows on the Water Review

In 2009 I had reserved a table for 3 at Windows and did not have a nice experience. We left the restaurant without eating. I wrote a review here and the manager of Windows wrote me back a very nice email asking me to try them again and included a meal gift certificate for 2 along with his phone and email information. I thought that was a very nice gesture and responded. It did take me a while to get back to Morro Bay, almost 18 months, but he and

his staff were more than gracious. I took a dear friend with me and we had an outstanding meal, a table by the window with a great view and perfect service. We enjoyed it completely and will come back. Every restaurant has a bad day. They are forgiven of course.

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Apr 25, 2008

You've got to be kidding!

I don't know what night the reviewer was there, but Windows has some of the best service on the Central Calif. coast. Maybe they were distracted by the fabulous view.

By Kathy

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Jul 12, 2005

Great Dining with a Rocky view.

The 5s for Food, Atmosphere,and Service are well deserved, but, compared to similar restaurants, the price is certainly a value.

By steve

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Mar 28, 2004

An Excellent Choice

We ate here for the first time this weekend and were very pleased. The food and presentation were excellent and the service was as well.

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