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Pismo Pier

Pismo Beach, CA
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“great beach” (16 reviews)
“splash cafe” (24 reviews)
“watch surfers” (14 reviews)
Pismo Beach, CA
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The pier that extends over the water is under repair at present, but the walkway that runs parallel to the water still affords a great overlook of the beach and great photos of the setting sun.

Thank WStaso
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pismo Pier was partially under construction when we were there in Dec / Jan - it is centrally located and is a good meeting spot for friends and family while in Pismo Beach. We used location to meet and plan our day each morning...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As of December 2017 it is under construction and doesn't look like it will be finished anytime soon. When done, it will be very nice for a stroll to watch the sunset.

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

... The beach is such a nice place to hang out and the shops nearby are nice. Especially Splash Cafe. The rest of the beach is nice and open and flat to walk and play and search for sand dollars

Thank Jesse T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pier itself is undergoing repairs so it is currently closed, but you can walk on a short boardwalk by the beach, and there are restaurants and souvenir shops to visit. It looks like there is some additional construction going on in the area too...More

Thank nylanyc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The pier is under renovation but we enjoyed the surroundings. You still get to enjoy the ocean and beatiful views.

1  Thank Lorena V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a cool pier -- it is under reapir currently. It was really nice that they had a Christmas tree in lights at the end of the pier. We could see it, the pier and the shoreline from our hotel at the Seacrest. The...More

1  Thank Diana W
Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

The Pismo pier is a very pleasant spot if you need to entertain yourself for an hour. There are affordable restaurants, typical souvenir shops and beautiful ocean views. We have visited on several occasions and found that it is far more pleasant off season than...More

Thank RPG625
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place, Pismo beach, surfers, waves, sun. There is a nice boardwalk along the beach and then walking on the beach is great with the sand, and surf.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed December 2, 2017

As a local, most people view the Pier as more of tourist thing, especially with all the shops that are nearby. While the views here are quite nice, finding parking here is always a hassle. Compared to Piers & Boardwalks that are found in Coney...More

1  Thank Paul M
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Angela M
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There are a couple of alternatives that will be perfect for you. So don't worry. And have a great time.
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
Splash Cafe just one block up from the pier has the BEST clam chowder on the planet. They won the clam chowder cookoff 10 years in a row and stopped entering. Don't bother with the bread bowl...just order the next size... More