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The Cafe

4286 Bridge St, Cambria, CA 93428-2102
+1 805-927-2890
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (36 reviews)
“sandwiches” (60 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4286 Bridge St, Cambria, CA 93428-2102
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wish they had 1/2 sandwich portions. My whole meatloaf sandwich was more than I could handle since I had also got a cup of homemade soup. Meal came with tortilla chips which went to waste as I was stuffed. Take my advice and split a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bill H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm so glad we stopped at The Cafe for la late lunch after our morning at Hearst Castle. I knew immediately that we were lucky that our timing put us there after the lunch rush but before people were thinking of dinner and that it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 60795HappyCamper16
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Ordered a sandwich without mayo added to the bread and jack cheese rather than cheddar. Sandwich came with the added mayo and cheddar. But, when I looked at the receipt, I had been charged, without anything being said by the cashier, an extra $1 for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank stevek715
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The image of the burger is not an exaggeration. It is that large. We did not know any better and we ordered two burgers as it was our first time. The ingredients are all fresh. There is outside seating. The Cafe is highly recommended. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rjhaardvark
Reviewed 5 October 2018

My wife and I like to go to The Café for lunch (usually early lunch, as it can get crowded). If possible we sit on the back patio, where some bluejays or hummingbirds may decide to pay a visit, but it's part of the charm....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lcomi
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We came her for lunch. I had the BLT with avocado and Hubby had the French Dip. Small sides of potato salad and macaroni salad (has peas which I don't like). Splitting sandwiches is a good idea next time. We ate inside with antiques on...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Liza W
Reviewed 19 September 2018

mediocre sandwiches served in a tiny, hot, uninspired patio. i would not return. there are better choices all around.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lkcguam
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We've eated here at least once on each of our twice yearly visits to Cambria. It was great before the change in ownership a year ago and just as great since. It can be crowded with the order line out to the street, but it's...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank norsky100
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Pastrami is just great. Quaint courtyard to sit in. Be very hungry or split with a friend. Had Bundaberg Ginger Beer from Australia. Great.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 909mk
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Sandwiches are always good. The Cafe is a Favorite of ours. I almost always get the amazing BLT. Tables inside, or outside in the shade or a sunny spot. Quiet area next to Bridge Street Inn.

Date of visit: August 2018
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7 June 2018|
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Response from DeirdreB763 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe so on the patio!
1 October 2015|
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Response from krk44 | Reviewed this property |
I don't look for veggie items because we usually order our favorites which have some kind of meat in them. However, I did look back at some of the reviews and one of them mentioned a veggie item they really liked. Since... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4286 Bridge St, Cambria, CA 93428-2102
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-927-2890
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