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On a Budget? Dine Heartily in Pismo Beach

pismo beach restaurantsTraveling on a budget doesn’t mean you’re limited to fast food joints and PB&J sandwiches for the duration of your vacation. Pismo Beach is packed with amazing restaurants offering great food at good prices that won’t break your budget.

The Most Important Meal of the Day

Tight on funds shouldn’t have to mean skipping breakfast. Your stomach will be growling if you don’t satisfy that hunger, and it’s just not right to tackle the best of Pismo Beach with an empty belly. If you have a sweet tooth, Old West Cinnamon Rolls serves up mouthwatering morning carbs to give you the comfort and kick you need. Pick the cinnamon roll that satisfies your tastes – original, cream cheese frosted, or slathered in nuts or raisins. Pair it with a soothing espresso, or add on a muffin, fruit wheel, or other baked good.

Heading out in the a.m. with your four-legged friend? Hit up the pet-friendly Honeymoon Café. Fill up on bagels, breakfast burritos, eggs any way you like ‘em, and don’t forget to add a side of yogurt, toast, or oatmeal for the heartiest of breakfasts at the best of prices.

Sit Down for Lunch in Pismo Beach

Craving a taco or enchilada for your midday meal? Find healthy, fresh, affordable Mexican food at Pismo Beach staple Tio Alberto’s. Using locally grown produce and offering salsa made from scratch, authentic Mexican food doesn’t get any better than this unless you’re south of the border. Choose one of many flavorful burrito combos, or make a meal of zesty and plentiful sides. Finish off your spicy meal with an artfully blended fruit smoothie.

If you’re looking for a get-up-and-go lunch, DePalo & Sons Deli is a family owned gourmet grocer that makes fresh mozzarella daily, along with many other Italian specialties, ideal for a picnic on the beach. Grab a sandwich, gourmet salad, or grilled Panini– big enough to share – from the joint voted Best Delicatessen in the Tri Counties.

Pismo Beach Dinners on a Dime

Dinner doesn’t have to be dress-up and big bucks. Fine dining comes in all shapes and sizes in laid back Pismo Beach. Mo’s Smokehouse BBQ serves up hefty portions so you can mix and match your dishes with your entire group, whether you’re going for sweet pork ribs, killer sides, or jam-packed sandwiches. Just because you’re on a budget, doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice flavor!

The iconic Splash Café is a true taste of Pismo Beach. You can quench your need for delectable seafood fare from the Central Coast with an award-winning cup of clam chowder. From tuna tacos to fish and chips, whatever you order, the prices are so reasonable and the tastes so divine, you’ll find yourself returning to Splash Café again and again.

No Need to Dine and Dash in Pismo Beach

Staying at the SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel in Pismo Beach means you can choose to stay close to “home” for just about any meal. Pop next door to Marie Callender’s for an affordable night of delicious dining, or put your feet up on your private balcony or patio and enjoy the delish room service we provide. What’s even more convenient? You can order your mouthwatering meal online, from homestyle soup and chili to fresh crisp salads, kid’s meals to hot entrees.

All in all, vacationing and eating out in Pismo Beach can make you forget you’re even on a budget. So go ahead, book your vacation now.

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