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Vic's Cafe

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American, Cafe, Diner
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841 13th St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2220
+1 805-238-3988
06:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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Carlsbad, California
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389 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We lucked into this spot in downtown. It was crowded, and with good reason. We had a late breakfast--omelette, hash browns, toast--all fresh ingredients, served hot, and cooked perfectly. Service was attentive. Just what we needed. The menu was extensive for those wanting more.

Thank Bruce M
San Francisco
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What great old school diner. Staff so friendly and food fabulous. Their Egg Vic Muffin was so good. The English muffin was so flavorful and tender .... and huge !! Pancakes were large and so fluffy. Good value for your money. Only weak link for us was the coffee - we call it midwestern coffee. Very weak But willing to... More 

Thank kbartaldo
Miami Beach, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I live in Atascadero and its always worth the drive for breakfast to vics, its an old fashioned style place with lots of stuff on the walls to look at while waiting for your meal. great staff, will handle request with a great big smile hun. breakfast Is my meal so I cant say how lunch or dinner is however... More 

Thank steve t
Escondido, California
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337 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

great food, cordial service, fresh tomatoes to go in season, try the pesto sandwich, a Vic exclusive, varied menu, locals mostly or tourists who know better

2 Thank mike m
Porvoo, Southern Finland, Finland
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

This is the place if you want to have a fast lunch but don't want to eat fast food. The food was very good and the price was very affordable.

Thank Kari M
Kansas City, Missouri
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Stumbled on Vics - excellent food, good prices and efficient, friendly service. Pancakes were delish - as were the chorizo & eggs.

Thank AmyF91764
Groveland, California
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Chicken Fried steak and potatoes breakfast was GREAT. Ham steak was a nice thick cut of bone in ham.

Thank yosemitelor
Indianapolis, Indiana
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This place was just strange. We really wanted to like it, but the food just wasn't good. Tasted as if everything had come out of a freezer and was thrown in a microwave to warm it up. I swear they served the crinkle cut French fries you get at a school cafeteria....It's a shame, because it is locally owned and... More 

Thank gcbradford
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

My husband and I have been here several times and each has been terrific. The food is always great and consistent. Also the service is always terrific. Their location is wonderful as it's in downtown Paso Robles, near the square and movie theater.

Thank janiceburch
San Jose, CA
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Little country diner - with a 50's vibe - great for locals and visitors alike. Biscuits and Gravy or Huevos Rancheros - it's all good. Homemade soups and pies.

Thank 06Mexico_Lover

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 841 13th St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2220
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Paso Robles
  • Phone Number: +1 805-238-3988

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?