Spirited Spree

Eat, drink, and be merry – these are just a few activities you may want to include in your next getaway. And while we realize your trip may include additional doings, first things first – eat, drink, and repeat.  With quaint restaurants, exquisite wineries, casual tasting rooms, and local craft beer, Cambria is sure to indulge your cravings and give you plenty of experiences worth savoring.

Wine, Wine, Wine

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Wine Bottles at Moonstone Cellars

Enjoy the taste of something truly unique at one of Cambria’s wineries and tasting rooms. Known for our small-town charm, the tasting rooms are warm and approachable, often with winemakers on hand to give you the inside scoop on how the various wines are made.

Cambria is quickly becoming the seasoned winemaker’s favorite place to grow and/or produce earthy Pinot Noir (Stolo Family Winery), savory and acidic Chardonnay (Moonstone Cellars) and silky Syrah (Black Hand Cellars). With nearly unobstructed access to coastal wind and fog, the climate here offers some of the longest growing seasons in the world.

Whether you like aromatic light-bodied whites, or full-bodied reds, there is something for everyone. Every year locals and visitors alike celebrate the different varieties here at the Annual Art & Wine Festival. At this annual soiree, guests are encouraged to mosey through town and the participating shops, galleries, restaurants and wineries for a chance to win raffle prizes, watch artists perfecting their craft, and, of course, taste a bit of wine and food.

Local Beer

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927 Beer Co.

Lovingly referred to as “Pints by the Sea,” 927 Beer Company (formerly Cambria Beer Co.) is a great place to sample local craft beers. From dark to light, this is a great place to add to your itinerary!

 

Unforgettable Restaurants

From casual to intimate, Cambria offers plenty of dining options. One of the best dining experiences the town offers is The Black Cat Bistro on Main Street. It may just be one of the most expensive restaurants in town, but that’s OK because their scallop dish is to die for. Down the street off Burton

The scallops at Black Cat Bistro.

The scallops at Black Cat Bistro.

Drive is Robin’s, a local’s favorite with an eclectic menu that offers a little bit of everything. Favorites include top sirloin, wild prawn fajitas, and lamb curry – Robin’s is great for lunch and dinner. If farm-to-fork is your fancy, then you’ll love Chef David’s garden-fresh menu at Madeline’s. Love live jazz? You won’t want to miss out on Indigo Moon’s Sunday Brunch.

Recommended for dessert (actually, it should be mandatory!) is Linn’s Olallieberry Pie. This hybrid berry is a mixture of blackberry and raspberry that, when served as a pie, never disappoints.

For a full list of eateries, visit: http://visitcambriaca.com/eat.

Interactive Map

We’ve plotted out a number of wineries, breweries, and restaurants for you in the Google Map below. Click on an icon to see more info.

 

Highway Closures

Highway 1 Closure

If you're heading to the Central Coast, be sure to be mindful of the stretch of Highway 1, 21 miles north of Cambria. Caltrans is busy with a major construction project to make traveling along the stunning Pacific Coast Highway a safer journey.

Highway 1 Storm Repair Along the Big Sur Coast Due to multiple active slides, State Route 1 is now closed between Ragged Pt. (SLO 72.87) and just south of Nepenthe (Mon 44).

Worried about Highway 1 Road Closures? Cambria and Hearst Castle are easily accessible from Highway 46 West from 101 South of Paso Robles or from northbound Highway 1 from the city of San Luis Obispo. Travelers from the north can easily take Highway 101 as an alternate route to Highway 1, which reduces travel time to Cambria by about 25 minutes.

For the latest road closure information visit the Caltrans website.