The Sea Chest Chefs Cioppino

The menu at the Sea Chest is full of specialties. John D’s Oysters Rockefeller, Steamed Clams. and New Zealand Mussels are just a few of the favorite appetizers offered nightly. The Calamari strips are said to be the best on the Central Coast. The entrees offer a varied selection of the freshest fish available and all are broiled to perfection, served with salad or New England Clam Chowder and vegetables. The Sea Chest is well known for it’s Halibut and Salmon but the often favorite specialty is Cioppino. Alaskan Crab Legs are a seafood lover’s delight.

To compliment your dinner, the Sea Chest offers a wonderful selection of California wines with an emphasis on the best of the Central Coast. In addition to the wine list, many popular craft beers are served. After dinner you may like to try a glass of Port with one of the delicious house desserts. The Sea Chest provides a comfortable and fun waiting room with wine bar and features an outdoor fire pit patio.


appetizer menu

dinner menu

dessert menu

Click the above links to see our menu online.


From the Oyster Bar

East Coast Oysters on the Half Shell
Served on ice with cocktail sauce

Oysters Rockefeller
Oysters on the half shell, topped with John D's creation, a bit of Old New Orleans

Oysters Casino
Oysters on the half shell with our special Casino blend capped with bacon & broiled

Devils on Horseback
Oysters sauteed in wine and garlic,
topped with bacon and served on toast

Oyster Stew
Pacific oysters stewed in milk and butter,
a traditional recipe

Calamari Strips
Lightly breaded & served with
cocktail and tartar sauce

Sauteed Mushrooms
Button mushrooms sauteed in garlic butter and white wine

Little Neck Clams on the Half Shell
Served on ice with cocktail sauce

Clams steamed in wine broth
with garlic and herbs

Clams Casino
Clams on the half shell with casino
blend, capped with bacon and broiled

Clams Italiano
Chopped clams sauteed in an
Italian marinara sauce and parmesan cheese

Steamed Mussels
New Zealand Green Lips
steamed in wine, garlic and herbs,
served with drawn butter

Escargot Bourguignon
An imported French Delicacy
broiled in garlic butter

Shrimp Cocktail
Large iced shrimp served in tangy
cocktail sauce

Garlic Bread
Locally Made Brian's Sourdough

Bowl of Clam Chowder
Cup of Chowder

Large Garden Salad
Dinner Salad



In order to conserve Cambria's water supply, we serve and refill water
only when requested.
Thank you!



Served with Sea Chest Potatoes and Fresh Vegetables.
Choose Boston Clam Chowder or a Fresh Garden Salad.
Bread served upon request.

Seasonal Fresh Fish

Please check the chalk boards for todays fresh catch
which may include...

Thresher Shark
Sea Bass
Mahi Mahi
Yellow Tail

Our fish is lightly broiled to perfection using lemon and butter.

Scampi A La Sea Chest
Sauteed in wine, butter, garlic, and capers served over pasta or with potatoes.

Scallops A La Sea Chest
Sauteed in wine, butter, garlic, and capers served over pasta or with potatoes.

Scallops and Scampi Combo
Sauteed together in wine, butter, garlic, and capers over pasta or with potatoes.

Steamed Crab Legs
Alaskan King Crab served
in the shell with drawn butter

Broiled Salmon Salad
A large garden salad with hard boiled egg
and vegetables topped with a salmon filet

Shrimp Louie
A large salad bursting with shrimp
hard boiled egg and fresh vegetables

Andy's Cioppino
Savory and spicy fish stew with a
little bit of everything

Gina's Cioppino
Savory and spicy fish stew with a
little bit of everything, just not as much

Clams Linguini
Baby clams sauteed in garlic
with fresh basil and roma tomatoes

Calamari Steak
Lightly breaded and sauteed
abalone style, a local favorite

Seafood Marinara
Shrimp, scallops and shellfish sauteed
in Marinara sauce served over pasta.




Sea Chest Desserts


Chocolate Torte
Served with raspberry sauce and whipped cream

Crème Brûlé
French Custard with carmelized sugar glaze

Lemon Tart
Lemon curd on a flaky crust with raspberry sauce and whipped cream

Pear Tart
Shortbread on almond crust served warm with whipped cream

Seasonal Flavors

Ice Cream Truffle
Cappucino or Raspbery

Locally made Leo Leo Gelatto or Sorbet
Seasonal Flavors

Grahams Port by the Glass
Six Grape
10 Year Tawny
2009 Malvedos
20 Year Tawny

Coffee - SLO Roasted
Hot or Iced tea
Diet or Classic Coke
Root Beer
Mineral Water
Soda Water


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