Map of Pismo Beach Bars
LegendA = Alex's Bar-B-Q Of Shell Beach
B = Scotty's Bar & Grill
C = Spyglass Inn
Non Local Bars and Night Clubs
Random Fun FactShell Beach is a populated place within the city limits of Pismo Beach, located at 350919N 1204021W / 35.1552532N 120.6723950W / 35.1552532; -120.6723950. . Pismo Beach adopted the name "Clam Capital of the World" in the 1950s. The city holds the Clam Festival every October, complete with clam chowder competitions and a clam-themed parade. At the southern end of Price Street upon first entering Pismo Beach, a gigantic concrete clam statue greets visitors. Pismo Beach is located on the Rancho Pismo Mexican land grant made to Jos Ortega, grandson of Jos Francisco Ortega, in 1840. In 1846 Jos Ortega sold Rancho Pismo to Isaac Sparks. John Michael Price bought most of the rancho from Isaac Sparks. Price established the town of Pismo Beach. His homestead is now Price Historical Park. His home is a registered historical landmark. Pismo State Beach is named for the city of Pismo Beach.